Analyst Profile

Sumit Pal

Sumit Pal

Sr Director Analyst

2 years at Gartner ,  27 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Sumit Pal is a Research Director in the Data and Analytics Strategies group on the Gartner for Technical Professionals team. Mr, Pal provides guidance on big data architecture, data lakes, NoSQL databases and SQL engines for big data low-latency applications and data warehouses.


Previous Experience

Prior to Gartner, Mr. Pal was an Independent Consultant working with multiple clients, both enterprise and startup in healthcare, energy and consulting sector developing big data applications and solutioning big data architectures for modern data platforms for batch and streaming workloads. He also worked on building ML and AI applications powered by large-scale distributed processing systems like Spark with Scala and Python & Keras. Big Data Technology Big Data Solution Architecture and Implementations Hadoop, HDFS, NoSQL, Spark, Java, Scala, Python, R, Machine Learning, Data Science, Algorithms Strategy Consulting, Building Modern Data Platforms and Recommending Architectures and solutions. Mr. Pal has authored a book with Apress - "SQL on Big Data - Technology, Architecture and Innovations" and developed a MOOC - Big Data Analyst with Experfy.

Professional Background

Independent Consultant Big Data, ML, AI, Independent Consultant Big Data, ML, AI, 4 years
LeapFrogRX (Acquired by ModelN), Technical Director / Chief Architect, 7 years
Verizon, Associate Director of Big Data, 2 years


B.E., Computer Science, Bengal Engineering College, West Bengal, India
M.S., Computer Science, Asian Institute Of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand


Indian - Bengali
Indian - Hindi

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