Michael Rys

Principal Program Manager


Michael has been doing data processing and query languages since the 1980s. He has a Ph.D. from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in C.S. Among other things he has been representing Microsoft on the XQuery and SQL design committees and has taken SQL Server beyond relational with XML, Geospatial and Semantic Search. Currently he is working on Big Data query languages such as SCOPE and U-SQL when he is not enjoying time with his family under water or at autocross.