Dhruba Borthakur is the Co-founder and CTO at Rockset but still manages to write code, on a good week, 50% of the time. In today's interview, Dhruba explained his ethos, namely that he likes to code to add value to other developers’ lives, and discussed how it is essential to create a culture where every person on the team feels empowered to make decisions that bring the organization to the next level.
As one of the founding architects of Hadoop software, Dhruba also shares his insights on how and why Hadoop was created as well as the difference between putting together teams for shipping software externally versus SaaS (software as a service) products. Tune in!
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This podcast episode was produced by Dante32.