About the Authors

Alakh Verma is Director of Product Development (Platform Technology Solutions) at Oracle USA, headquarters at Redwood Shores, CA, USA. He has over 20 years of experience in the high technology industry blended with academia. Verma spearheads and evangelizes emerging-technologies-based solutions and services among global partner ecosystem and envisions major shifts in IT trends with cloud, social, mobile, big data, and predictive analytics.

Verma is engaged in Product Management of technology platforms (cloud, social, mobile, big data, and predictive analytics) at Oracle, and has traveled all across the U.S., Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Europe, Middle East, and African countries as a business and technology delegate in global forums and symposiums.

He is currently engaged in managing a wide range of technical and business responsibilities, including product management, marketing, evangelism, technical enablement, and global alliances and channel management.

He is distinguished speaker, author, and mentor in the area of business and technology. He has published several papers in journals and regularly writes blogs on the emerging technologies.

Verma is a postgraduate in management from Jamnalal Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) in Mumbai, India, and has a Master of Science in Systems Management from Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) in Belmont, California. He is an adjunct faculty and advisor at the University of California, Berkeley, ...

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