Neeraj Sabharwal, Head of Cloud, Data & Analytics in Xavient Information Systems (www.xavient.com), has more than 15 years of experience in data, cloud and big data technologies. Neeraj has worked on hundreds of cloud and big data implementations to help customers to get more value out of their data. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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