President and a co-founder, Kogentix
Krishna Nimmagadda is President and a co-founder of Kogentix. At Kogentix, Krishna drives global and strategic expansion efforts and is responsible for the company’s largest multinational accounts. Krishna co-founded Kogentix after departing from Intel Corporation, where he led efforts to grow adoption of open source technologies and distributed computing for customers on the West coast and in APAC. Krishna joined Intel when his prior start-up, Xtremeinsights was acquired by the company to accelerate their Hadoop initiative. Xtremeinsights, formed with Kogentix co-founders Jai Malhotra and Sanjay Gogia, was an early leader helping large enterprises adopt open source big data technology. Prior to Xtremeinsights, Krishna co-founded MetaScale, a big data managed services company spun out of retailer Sears Holdings. MetaScale not only helped modernize the Sears data platform, but it created a new revenue stream in a key adjacent market. Krishna started his entrepreneurial career with over a decade of consulting and large scale system implementation experience at multiple firms. Krishna received an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He resides in San Ramon, CA with his wife and two children.