Rohit Choudhary is the CEO and Co-Founder of Acceldata, a San Jose-based startup that has developed a multidimensional Data Observability Cloud to help enterprises observe and optimize modern data systems and maximize return on data investment. Prior to Acceldata, Choudhary served as Director of Engineering at Hortonworks, where he led development of Dataplane Services, Ambari, and Zeppelin among other products. While at Hortonworks, Rohit was inspired to start Acceldata after repeatedly witnessing his customers’ multi-million dollar data initiatives fail despite employing the latest data technologies and experienced teams of data experts. Rohit lives in Silicon Valley and enjoys spending his free time exploring California with his family.