Ivan Poivanov

Senior Software Engineer


I am a professional software developer, an avid R user and a blogger. I joined Microsoft and the R Server team in late 2015 and took part of the R/SQL Server integration work which was released in March. Before joining Microsoft, I spent 13 years working on the optimizer and the statistics components of IBM’s DB2 database server. Throughout my career, C++ has been the main language, but I have used a lot of other languages and technologies. In early 2009, I stumbled upon R while looking for the right tool for a pet project. I was hooked up immediately and have been using the language since