Marck is a Technical Specialist at Microsoft and helps U.S. Federal Government customers adopt the Azure platform and use it for Data Science, Big Data, Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence workloads. His expertise lies in making data work for the problem at hand, drawing from experience in multiple industries including Internet, telecommunications, and high tech. Marck is an experienced R programmer and advocate. He founded Data Community DC, an organization that promotes Data Science and Analytics practitioners in the Washington D.C. area. He teaches Big Data and Data Visualization graduate level courses at Georgetown University and the George Washington University. Marck grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and speaks fluent Spanish.