Scott Yara Co-founder, Greenplum; Vice president of products, EMC Data Computing Products Division

Scott is co-founder, Greenplum and vice president of products, EMC Data Computing Products Division. Prior to Greenplum and EMC Corporation, Scott served as vice president for Digital Island, a publicly traded Internet infrastructure services company that was acquired by Cable & Wireless in 2001. Scott's background includes more than 12 years of experience in helping to develop and bring to market Internet-scale, high-performance computing technologies. Prior to Digital Island, Scott served as vice president for Sandpiper Networks, an Internet content delivery services company that merged with Digital Island in 1999. At Sandpiper, Scott helped to create the industry's first content delivery network (CDN), a globally distributed computing infrastructure comprised of several thousand servers, and used by many of the industry's largest Internet services including Microsoft and Disney.