Ryan CrawCour is 20 year database veteran who started out many years ago writing his first stored procedure for SQL Server 4.2. Many cursors, joins, stored procedures later he began exploring the exciting free world of NoSQ. After spending 4 years with Microsoft in New Zealand helping developers build awesome Azure solutions, Ryan moved up to Redmond and joined the DocumentDB product team as a Program Manager to help shape the future of this all new NoSQL Database-as-a-Service.