Bikas has been working in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem since 2011 and is a committer/PMC member of the Apache Hadoop and Tez projects. He has been a key contributor in making Hadoop run natively on Windows and has focused on YARN and the Hadoop compute stack. Prior to Hadoop, he has worked extensively on the Dryad distributed data processing framework that runs on some of the world’s largest clusters as part of Microsoft Bing infrastructure.