Asif has worked in the industry for over 15 years, in a variety of roles from engineering data products & solutions to selling them and everything in between.
Asif is currently working with Global Technologies Practice as a Principal Business Solutions Manager in a role which focusses around helping customers with their Hadoop problems and also evangelizing the new SAS Viya platform. All of this involves close working with R&D and various sales teams to produce solutions for all major industries including Telco, Finance, Retail, Manufacturing, Utilities and Oil & Gas. Asif has been working in the Hadoop space since 2011, and is a Certified J2EE Architect, Hortonworks Developer & Databricks Certified Apache Spark developer.
Asif has presented at various conferences and delivered workshops on topics such as Big Data, Hadoop, Teradata, and Analytics using Aster on Teradata and Hadoop. Asif has worked with various startups and leading companies include Teradata and Cisco.
Asif also holds a Masters degree in Computer Science and Business Administration.