Here at Datos IO, we’re building a cloud data management solution from the ground up. In our ‘Meet the Datonians’ series, we introduce new members of our team who have decided to take on the challenge of architecting a data management solution purpose-built for the cloud era. We sat down with Abhishek Dharmapurikar, Member of Technical Staff, to chat about how Datos IO brings together everything he is passionate about.

State your name and title:

Abhishek Dharmapurikar, Member of Technical Staff.

Where are you from?

Sunnyvale CA. Originally from Maharashtra, India.

What were you up to before Datos IO?

I was at NetApp for 3.5 years in the WAFL team. I worked primarily on file systems in the areas of synchronous and asynchronous replication, extent based file systems and snapshots. Prior to that. I graduated from The Ohio State University, Columbus with a Masters in Computer Science.

Why did you make the move?

I wanted to work on the trends the software world is moving towards and ones that hold a good promise for the future. With an innovative idea in distributed systems, a very energetic work environment, and excellent opportunities to learn and grow, Datos IO was the right place to be.

What’s your favorite thing to do?

I am a car and PC enthusiast and keep myself updated with new trends. I also have a liking for music and often listen to songs in my free time.

What’s the best thing about your job?

An extremely motivated and friendly team is the best thing here. Fortunate to be part of it.

Welcome Abhishek! We’re so excited to have you onboard!