Founding Partner, Microsoft: Tim Mallalieu 

Tim Mallalieu has been at Microsoft since 2002. During this time he has predominantly been in data programmability roles in the Developer Division and SQL Server groups. Tim has lead program management for a variety of domains in the data space from programming surface area like Entity Framework and the M language & runtime (now available to customers as Power Query in the Power BI suite) to in-engine components like SQL Server Columnstore to new products in the Data Programmability suite like DocDB and HDInsight. Currently Tim is part of the Azure Customer Advisory Team (CAT) where he manages a number of the technical delivery teams (program managers, engineers and solution architects) in a variety of domains including SQL (SQLCAT), Big Data & Analytics, HPC, IoT, general infrastructure and development in Azure.