Senior DBA, GoDaddy.com
Michelle Ufford is a published author, presenter, award-winning blogger, Microsoft Data Platform MVP, and well-known thought leader in the data industry. She has worked with virtually every aspect of the data lifecycle over the past 16 years and presently focuses on Big Data technologies, Hadoop, Teradata, and PDW. She has worked at GoDaddy since 2007, where she leads a team of data engineers focused on analytics infrastructure. She blogs at hadoopsie.com and can be found on Twitter @sqlfool.