At 6sense, Viral leads the development of 6sense’s innovative analytics and predictive platform. Every day Viral wakes up to realize his passion of leveling the playing field by using open-source data technology for companies of all sizes. Prior to 6sense, Viral built the big data platform at Hulu that processed over 2.5 billion events per day.
He was an early adopter of Hadoop (late 2008), and built and managed a cluster that stored and processed over a PB of data. Viral was instrumental in building the infrastructure that powered reporting, financial and recommendations systems across web and mobile devices. In his spare time Viral enjoys contributing to open-source projects.