Rassul Fazelat, is a former IT Solution Sales Consultant of 20 years working with emerging companies and enterprise big data clients, leveraging his understanding of the big data ecosystem to supercharge their talent acquisition efforts. Rassul has spent the last 8 years exclusively within Big Data & Analytics working with a multitude of clients across many industries either recruiting or selling. He is the organizer of the NYC Big Data Visionaries Meetup, Co-Organizer of the NYC Marketing Analytics Forum and Co-Organizer of the NYC Advanced Analytics Meetup. Rassul is a trusted advisor to many technical hiring managers and candidates alike keeping them informed of the latest Big Data trends and technologies. Possessing one of the largest Big Data professional networks on LinkedIn at 28,000+ 1st level connections globally, he is able to provide clients with relevant passive profiles very quickly. If you would like to read some of his popular posts on LinkedIn please visit his author's page where you will find a number of posts about Big Data & Technical talent acquisition.