Claire Giordano is a Principal PM Manager on the Citus team at Microsoft. Prior to the Microsoft acquisition of Citus Data in Jan 2019, Claire was VP of Marketing at Citus Data, where she led the team to raise awareness about the worry-free Postgres database that is Citus. Claire has served in leadership roles in engineering, product management, and marketing at Citus Data, Sun Microsystems, Quantum, and A9, an Amazon company. At Sun, Claire managed the engineering team that created Zones, and led the effort to open source Solaris. Claire’s career in tech started in Providence, where she earned an Sc.B. in Applied Mathematics & Computer Science from Brown University.