Phil Hummel is a data scientist whose career started in the energy sector researching market adoption of energy efficient technologies in residential, commercial and industrial sectors while working in government, private and non-profit consulting and R&D roles. He left the energy sector in 2000 to work at Microsoft in pre-sales and consulting for SQL Server with a specialization in Analysis Services and Data Mining. Mr. Hummel joined EMC in 2010 as a pre sales specialist for data platforms, big data and analytics. His current position is Technical Marketing Consultant for big data and analytics for Dell EMC. Phil has acquired Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server and EMC Proven Professional Data Science certifications and is a member of the OpenFog Consortium.