Álvaro is a passionate database and software developer. Founder of OnGres, he is dedicated to R&D in databases, specially the one that has used for more than two decades: PostgreSQL. He lead ToroDB, previously the “Billion Tables Project” and keeps working on innovative open source solutions. Álvaro is a well known open source advocate and significant member of the PostgreSQL Community. He also founded the non-profit Fundación PostgreSQL and became the largest personal donor to a PostgreSQL community. He frequently speaks at PostgreSQL, database and tech conferences worldwide.