Akmal Chaudhri

Independent IT Consultant in London, United Kingdom

Akmal Chaudhri

Independent IT Consultant in London, United Kingdom

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Community Builder | Data Scientist | International Speaker | Technical Evangelist | Technical Trainer | University Relations

I have worked with database technology since 1988. I am a recognised Subject Matter Expert (SME) on database technology. I also focus on Big Data, Data Science and NoSQL.

I have regularly presented at many international conferences. I have served on the program committees for a number of major conferences and workshops. I have edited or co-edited 10 books.

Specialties:

● I have worked as a developer, consultant, product strategist and technical trainer with Reuters, Logica, Computer Associates, Informix, IBM, Hortonworks and DataStax.

● I have published and presented widely on Java, XML and Database systems.

● I have worked extensively with the world-wide developer community through developer relations programs at IBM.

● I have worked extensively with the world-wide academic community through university relations and academic initiative programs at Informix and IBM.

Current Interests:

● Apache Spark, Data Science and how to become a Data Scientist.

I specialise in consulting and training. I provide mentoring and can assist with product evaluations, Proof of Concept (POC) and Proof of Technology (POT). I am also a skilled technical author and editor and can develop detailed product documentation. I am familiar with C, C++ and Java as well as most of the popular NoSQL database systems. I am also available for pro bono consulting for charities and non-profit organisations.

  • Education
    • City University London