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Sugu Sougoumarane

San Francisco Bay Area
Sugu is CTO at PlanetScale. He is also the lead developer and community leader of the Vitess open source project which he co-created at Youtube in 2010. Vitess has helped multiple companies scale MySQL massively. Prior to Vitess, he worked on various scaling and infrastructure projects at YouTube and at PayPal.

Sugu is passionate about distributed systems and consensus algorithms. He publishes his ideas about these topics on his blog at http://ssougou.blogspot.com.