Karthik is a Principal Solutions Architect at Kinetica. With over 18 years of software experience in a variety of roles and responsibilities, Karthik takes a holistic view at software architecture with special emphasis on helping enterprise IT organizations improve their service availability, application performance and scale. Karthik has successfully helped recruit, build enterprise teams; architect, design and implement business and technical solutions with numerous customers in various business verticals. Prior to Kinetica, Karthik led the presales Big Data organization at Terracotta/SoftwareAG. Karthik has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication from The National Institute of Engineering in India.