Dr Michael Cahill
Dr. Michael Cahill is a tech leader and entrepreneur, best known for his role as Vice President of Engineering at MongoDB and as the founder of WiredTiger. With a PhD in transaction processing, he has left a lasting mark on the database landscape, contributing to features like multi-version concurrency control, including the core algorithm used in PostgreSQL. Michael is deeply engaged in the startup ecosystem. As a startup founder, angel investor, and advisory board member, he enjoys mentoring budding entrepreneurs through early-stage growth. Additionally, he applies his experience to empower small NGOs working to protect nature.