Eric Chu is a researcher and software engineer at Unravel. Prior to joining Unravel, he was instrumental in managing a 1500 node, 2000 PB cluster which ran over 4 million Hadoop applications at Rocket Fuel. Before that he designed and implemented Microsoft's first online database management service. This service made it easy for database admins to manage databases on Microsoft SQL Azure. He received his PhD in Computer Science specializing in data management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.