Zardosht Kasheff has been a senior member of Tokutek’s engineering team since 2008, working on TokuDB and TokuMX, both leveraging Fractal Tree Indexing and designed for big data workloads. TokuMX is MongoDB with Fractal Tree indexing storage. TokuDB is a high performance storage engine for MySQL. Prior to Tokutek, Zardosht worked at Microsoft on remote terminal services. Zardosht holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from MIT, where he pursued research on cache-oblivious dynamic search trees under Bradley Kuszmaul at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.