Principal Data Platform Architect, Field CTO Office, Snowflake
Michael is the tech lead for the machine learning team in the Field CTO office, where he helps organizations leverage the power of Snowflake to build mature, enterprise-grade data science and machine learning capabilities. Prior to joining Snowflake, Michael held leadership positions in AI and ML go-to-market at Amazon Web Services and Cloudera, and has deep experience in bringing ML products to market and building high-powered technical sales teams. Michael leverages more than 20 years experience (including Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and Teradata) in designing, building, selling, and architecting data and analytics solutions to help organizations leverage the power of data to build communities. Originally from Denver, Colorado in the United States, Michael also has extensive international experience, having lived and worked across Europe for much of the last 17 years. Michael's academic background started in technology (computer science, mathematics, and physics) and includes an MBA degree focused on transformation and leadership of tech companies.