Hazem is the Data Solutions Architect at the Cloudera Foundation. Before joining the Foundation, Hazem worked with some of Cloudera's largest customers in designing, architecting and deploying the Cloudera platform on premises and in the cloud. Hazem has more than 15 years of experience working in systems engineering and devops roles, primarily in the banking, advertising, and mobile industries. He spent 10 of those years working on big data solutions for several San Francisco Bay Area startups. At the same time, Hazem stays active in nonprofit work. He helped co-found and was a board member of a private high school in the San Francisco Bay Area that focuses on the holistic development of young men and women. Hazem has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Michigan and a Master’s in Information Systems from Metropolitan State University.