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BirthplaceCairo, Egypt


Stanford University, PhD 2007
Electrical Engineering
Cairo University, Egypt, MS 1995
Electrical Engineering
Cairo University, Egypt, BS 1992
Electrical Engineering

Current Companies

Founder & CTO
Board Member, Seed Investor

Former Companies

Founder / System Architect
VP, Engineering, Product Intelligence
Research Intern
Senior Research Intern

Former Financial Organizations

Entreprenuer In Residence

Web Presences


Amr Awadallah

Dr. Amr Awadallah is the Founder, CTO at Cloudera,Inc.

He received his BS and MS EE degrees from Cairo University, Egypt, in 1992 and 1995 respectively.

He received his PhD in EE from Stanford University in 2007.

Before co-founding Cloudera in 2008, Amr (@awadallah) was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Accel Partners.

Prior to joining Accel he served as Vice President of Product Intelligence Engineering at Yahoo!, and ran one of the very first organizations to use Hadoop for data analysis and business intelligence.

Amr joined Yahoo after they acquired his first startup, VivaSmart, in July of 2000.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Instabug 12/2013Seed$300k6



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