Mike Flasko is the Group Program Manager for the newly announced Azure Data Factory service in Azure. Previously Mike lead the HDInsight PM team from the products early stages to its general availability release last year. Prior to working in the big data space, Mike co-authored the Open Data Protocol (OData), led the WCF Data Services PM team and spent time as the Program Manager for a variety of networking components in Windows (Winsock Kernel, Winsock user mode, System.Net, etc).