TirthankarLahiri, Senior Vice President, Data and In-Memory Technologies
Tirthankar Lahiri is Senior Vice President of the Data and In-Memory Technologies group for Oracle Database, responsible for the Oracle Database Engine (Including Tables and Indexes, In-Memory, Transactions), the Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database, and Oracle NoSQLDB. Tirthankar has 25 years of experience in the Database industry and has worked extensively in a variety of areas including Manageability, Performance, Scalability, High Availability, Caching, Distributed Concurrency Control, In-Memory Data Management, NoSQL architectures, etc. He has 45 issued and several pending patents in these areas. Tirthankar has a B.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He spent a few years in the PhD program at Stanford, researching NUMA Operating Systems followed by Semistructured Databases, but his PhD was interrupted by Oracle.
SHASANK CHAVAN, Vice President, In-Memory Database Technologies
Shasank Chavan is the Vice President of the Data and In-Memory Technologies group at Oracle. He leads an amazing team of brilliant engineers in the Database organization who develop customer-facing, performance-critical features for an In-Memory Columnar Store which, as Larry Ellison proclaimed, “processes data at ungodly speeds”. His team implements novel SIMD kernels and hardware acceleration technology for blazing fast columnar data processing, optimized data formats and compression technology for efficient in-memory storage, algorithms and techniques for fast in-memory join and aggregation processing, and optimized in-memory data access and storage solutions in general. His team is currently hyper-focused on leveraging emerging hardware technologies to build Oracle's next-generation, highly distributed, data storage engine that powers the cloud. Shasank earned his BS/MS in Computer Science at the University of California, San Diego. He has accumulated 30+ patents over a span of 23 years working on systems software technology.
Ranjan Priyadarshi, Director, Business Development
An energetic leader passionate about using Strategy and Innovation to address customer needs and solving business problems. Have experience working in Data and Analytics industry for 22 years especially working with large enterprise customers. Joined Oracle in December 2020, but have built several products and releases at Teradata by understanding customer needs, creating vision for solution and then roadmapping it for success. Have led large cross functional teams focused on delivering key business initiatives to market. Unique domain expertise covers Cloud, Advance Analytics, Data Management and experience building Autonomous services. Apart from business expertise I have 3 US patents as well, Have Computer Science degree and MBA from (UCLA Anderson). Some other valuable education that helps me think out of the box are Disruptive Strategy (Harvard Extension), Design Thinking (MIT) and Building Innovative Teams (Stanford).