Alexander Zaitsev is a Director of Engineering at LifeStreet and co-founder of Altinity. He has been involved in software development, alongside academic research, since 1997. Alexander’s interests include distributed architecture, databases and analytics. His focus is on building analytics solutions using database management systems capable of processing up to a petabyte of data, such as MySQL, Oracle, Vertica and ClickHouse. Alexander has a Master’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Moscow State University.