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Ivan Zoratti

With 25 years of experience in computer science and IT, Ivan started his career at Digital Equipment Corporation, following his passion for the kernel of the PdP 11 machines, RSX and VMS Macro programming. Entrepreneur since 1988, he set up and managed IT companies in Europe. He has been an independent journalist and author of technical books for 15 years. Ivan has worked on Data Warehouse and BI projects since the early 90s, with DEC RDB, Informix, Oracle, SQLServer and later MySQL. In 1997, he joined MicroStrategy? as Director of Professional Services and Advanced Solutions in Europe, where he has been directly involved in the architecture and development of some of the largest DW on the planet. Ivan joined MySQL in 2005 and led the European Pre-Sales team for the Software Infrastructure Group at Sun Microsystems. At SkySQL, Ivan is responsible for the Field Services team in Europe.

A native of Italy, Ivan has lived in Windsor, UK since 2000