Advisory Board

Zaloni Advisory Board


Strategic Advisor

Vic Mahadevan provides guidance and support on strategic initiatives as the company accelerates business growth, expands its services, and increases market share. Throughout his career of more than 25 years, Vic has played an integral role in several leading technology companies. Most recently he served as the Chief Strategy Officer at NetApp, where he led the company’s strategic plan and business development activities worldwide. Prior to NetApp he served as Vice President of Marketing at LSI Corporation, where he was responsible for driving all aspects of product management, outbound marketing, and business alliances; and Deeya Energy, where he served as chief executive officer. In addition, Vic has held senior management positions with leading data management companies, including BMC Software, Compaq, Ivita, and Maxxan Systems.


Technical Advisor

Dhruba Borthakur provides technical expertise to advance the development of Zaloni’s Hadoop-based Data Management Platforms. Dhruba’s career in the technology industry spans almost 20 years, including successful roles at leading technology companies, including IBM, VERITAS, and Yahoo. Dhruba’s current focus as lead engineer at Facebook is to design and develop alternative database technologies that provide better efficiency and operation. He is one of the founding contributors for the Apache Hadoop Distributed File System, and has been associated with Hadoop since its inception. Dhruba has been instrumental in scaling Facebook’s Hadoop cluster to multiples of petabytes. He is also a contributor to the open source Apache HBase project. He has a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison,and a B.S. in Computer Science BITS, Pilani, India. Dhruba has 20 issued patents.