Marcin co-founded Snowflake and has been a key member of its engineering organization since. He is a leading expert in database processing, focusing on high performance and modern hardware architectures. Prior to Snowflake, Marcin was the CEO of Vectorwise, an innovative Dutch database company based on his research, acquired by Actian in 2012. Marcin has a PhD from the University of Amsterdam and a MSc from the Warsaw University and the Free University in Amsterdam. He is an author of scientific publications with thousands of citations and a named inventor on over 20 patents.