Sanjay Gogia is Chief Operating Offficer and a co-founder of Kogentix. At Kogentix, Sanjay is responsible for operations, finance, and executive sponsorship of key accounts. Sanjay co-founded Kogentix after departing Intel Corporation, where he ran the big data professional services team supporting Intel’s efforts to expand the market for Apache Hadoop. Sanjay joined Intel through their acquisition of his prior start-up, Xtremeinsights, formed with Kogentix co-founders Jai Malhotra and Krishna Nimmagadda. Xtremeinsights was an early leader in the Hadoop ecosystem, deploying complex and high business value solutions for a variety of large enterprises. Prior to Xtremeinsights, Sanjay held a series of positions with increasing responsibility at several of the most prominent consulting firms in the industry, including IBM, HP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and KPMG. Sanjay was a senior principle and Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse architect for Knightsbridge Solutions LLC, later acquired by HP. While at Knightsbridge, Sanjay was instrumental in building value for the firm by modernizing infrastructure and helping clients get more value out of their data. Sanjay received a Master of Science in Management of IT from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. He resides in the Washington DC area with his wife and two children.