Ajay Jagannathan is a Principal Program Manager Lead for Azure SQL Database and SQL Server Engine PM team, based in Redmond. He has an MS in Computer Science and over 20 years of industry experience. He is currently responsible for driving product strategy and roadmap for the database engine for SQL Server and Azure SQL Database to deliver breakthrough innovations and product experiences from inception to engaged customer usage that modernize database to handle the speed, variety and scale of today’s data. He partners closely with several customers to understand product usage and feedback to drive improvements in the product. He has deep experience in various features of SQL database engine spanning over ten versions (SQL 6.5- SQL 2017) and Azure SQL Database.