Venkat Venkataraman

Venkat Venkataraman

Sr. Director of Engineering at Gracenote

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15 Years

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Hi everyone! My name is Venkat Venkataraman and I am currently Sr. Director of Engineering at Gracenote. I currently lead Gracenote's Data Engineering group within the Video vertical, defining the technology vision and managing several teams between US and India (Distributed Systems backend development, Big Data processing, Data Lake, Metadata Processing and Machine Learning). In this role I have been architecting and developing multiple data infrastructure, data pipelines and software solutions, successfully transitioning the org to a scalable distributed infrastructure handling 300 Billions event per day.

Hey, I'm available every Friday at 8:00 PM (GMT)

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  July 31, 2020
  8:00 PM (GMT)

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Dealing with smart but territorial engineers.
26 April

Engineers are usually opinionated, especially the talented ones, but sometimes they also become territorial. Venkat Venkataraman had faced such situations before, and in one such case, one of his engineers was not really willing to collaborate with their teammates while a common deliverable had to be done.

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Venkat Venkataraman

Venkat Venkataraman

Sr. Director of Engineering at Gracenote

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