A Former Yahoo CTO Just Became CEO Of This Big Data Startup
@AshfaqMunshi joins other ex- #Yahoo employees, who created big data startup #Pepperdata. A former CTO of Yahoo and long-time Silicon Valley veteran is taking over as CEO of big data startup Pepperdata. Ashfaq Munshi, who worked at Yahoo for a little under a year right before Marissa Mayer became CEO, succeeds Pepperdata co-founder Sean Suchter, who will become the startup’s CTO. Suchter and Pepperdata co-founder Chad Carson both held management positions at #Microsoft MSFT -0.31% and Yahoo YHOO 1.76% before creating the startup in 2012. At Yahoo, Suchter helped the company’s search business unit successfully use the open-source #Hadoop big data framework not just for testing or research projects, but also in production.