Michael Lazar is currently a Senior Solutions Engineer for Snowflake. He has held this position at data platform companies for almost 30 years. Previously, he was a Senior Solutions Engineer for companies including Cloudera, VMware from their acquisition of GemFire, Gemstone Systems, and Sybase. Prior to Sybase, Mr. Lazar worked for the Department of Defense as a computer scientist, building operation proof of concepts for analysts. His motto is “Show me the Data!”.