Michael Manoochehri is an entrepreneur, writer, and optimist. With the help of his many years of experience working with enterprise, research, and nonprofit organizations, his goal is to help make scalable data analytics more affordable and accessible. Michael has been a member of Google’s Cloud Platform Developer Relations team, focusing on cloud computing and data developer products such as Google BigQuery. In addition, Michael has written for the tech blog ProgrammableWeb.com, has spent time in rural Uganda researching mobile phone use, and holds an M.A. in Information Management and Systems from UC Berkeley’s School of Information.