Emanuel has being working with MySQL for more than 8 years. He is originally from Argentina and has also lived and worked in Spain and other Latin American countries. He also lectures and presents at universities and local events. Emanuel currently works as Sr. Technical Services at Percona, focusing primarily on MySQL. His professional background includes experience at telecommunication companies, educational institutions, and data warehousing solutions. In his career, he has worked as a developer, Sysadmin and DBA in companies like Pythian, Blackbird.io/PalominoDB, Siemens IT Solutions, Correo Argentino (Argentinian Postal Services), Globant-EA, SIU - Government Educational Institution and Aedgency among others. As a community member, he has lectured and given talks in Argentina, Brazil, United States, Paraguay, Spain and Belgium as well as also written several technical papers.