Subash D'Souza is a leader in the local LA community leading several data oriented groups. He has been recognized as a Champion of Big Data by Cloudera and has been a recognized speaker at several conferences and talks. He is the organizer for Big Data Day LA, a free premier conference held once a year in LA. He also runs the local Big Data Users Group. He works as a Big Data Architect at Toyota Motor North America where he won the Toyota Innovation Award for Executive Product Challenge and is a graduate of the University of Southern California.