Dustin Vannoy is a Data Engineering Consultant with 15 years experience solving business problems with analytics and big data solutions. He is passionate about all aspects of data engineering, especially building data platforms and streaming data pipelines. He currently focuses on building data lakes and data pipelines in Azure with Apache Spark, Kafka, Python, and Scala. Dustin is a technical leader in San Diego and the co-founder of Data Engineering San Diego group. He encourages others to grow their data skills by making tutorials and speaking, particularly around Southern California and Baja California.