Founded by a professor and graduates of the UC Berkeley RISE Lab, Ponder is the only company that helps data teams run popular data science libraries, such as pandas, directly on cloud–native data warehouses.

Our Mission


Our mission is to improve data science productivity by empowering users to do data science at all scales. We help data teams get to scalable insights faster, while preserving the ease-of-use and flexibility of the pandas API.

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Our Team

Doris Lee


Aditya Parameswaran


Devin Petersohn


Mahesh Vashishtha

Founding Software Engineer

Naren Krishna

Founding Software Engineer

Rehan Durrani

Founding Software Engineer

Labanya Mukhopadhyay

Software Engineer

Alejandro Herrera

Solution Architect

Bala Atur

Staff Software Engineer

Peter Olson

Chief of Staff

Hazem Elmeleegy

Founding Architect

Jonathan Shi

Software Engineer

Medha Atre

Research Scientist

John Kew

Principal Engineer

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