Marco Nicosia is Product Lead for VMware Tanzu SQL Software, which includes MySQL and Postgres. He has been leading Cloud Foundry’s MySQL project since 2015 and Postgres since 2019. He was an early technical leader in the PaaS industry while at Engine Yard, serving clients such as Groupon, New Relic and Bleacher Report. Marco has worked on large sites including Walmart.com, Yahoo! Search and Beats by Dre. Additionally, he was an early member of the Hadoop team at Yahoo!. Marco holds a degree in Cognitive Science from the University of California, Berkeley.