17th - 19th July 2014

The International Centre, Telford

Platinum Sponsor

Speakers who have submitted a session for SQLBits 12, but the final agenda has not been chosen yet.

Aaron Bertrand

SQL Sentry, Inc.
Aaron is a senior consultant for SQL Sentry, makers of performance monitoring and event management software for SQL Server, Analysis Services, and Windows. He has been blogging at sqlblog.com since 2006, focusing on manageability, performance, and new features; has been an MVP since 1997-98; and speaks frequently at user group meetings and SQL Saturday events. [more - bio & sessions]

Abir Roychoudhury

Computacenter Ltd.
A pre-sales specialist with 12 years of work experience in a customer-focused environment. Working as a consultant and architect for Computacenter consultancy designing high-end, enterprise database solutions. [more - bio & sessions]

Adam Aspin

Calidra Ltd
Adam Aspin is an independent Business Intelligence consultant based in the United Kingdom. He has worked with SQL Server for seventeen years. During this time, he has developed several dozen reporting and analytical systems based on the Microsoft BI [more - bio & sessions]

Ajay Jadoo

Morgan Stanley
Ajay is a Senior SQL Server DBA at a leading Investment Bank in London. He is a SQL Server Subject Matter Expert in the Global DBA Team and has 7+ years of SQL Server experience. He is also a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) in SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Ajmer Dhariwal

http://eraofdata.com rss feed
Era of Data Ltd
Ajmer Dhariwal is a SQL Server consultant with nearly 20 years experience in the IT industry having worked for the likes of Microsoft and Sybase and as a production DBA in the financial sector in London. [more - bio & sessions]

Alberto Ferrari

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/alberto_ferrari/default.aspx rss feed
Alberto Ferrari is a Business Intelligence consultant. Alberto helped several software houses to build complex BI solutions, from the OLTP to the final OLAP cubes, providing planning hints all over the development lifecycle. He is a book author also, having worked on "Exper Cube Development with Microsoft SQL Server 2008" with Marco Russo and Chris Webb and Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel 2010: Give Your Data Meaning with Marco Russo. [more - bio & sessions]

Alex Whittles

http://www.PurpleFrogSystems.com rss feed
Purple Frog Systems
Alex is the owner and lead consultant at Purple Frog, a SQL Server Business Intelligence consultancy. He specialises in dimensional data modelling, data warehouse design, ETL systems, OLAP cubes & MDX. He also runs the Midlands SQL Server user group. [more - bio & sessions]

Allan Hirt

http://www.sqlha.com rss feed
Clustering MVP Allan Hirt is a consultant, published author, speaker, and trainer who has used SQL Server since 1992. Allan travels all over the world to work with and train clients. His most recent book is "Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering". [more - bio & sessions]

Allan Mitchell

Copper Blue Consulting
Allan is the joint owner of Copper Blue Consulting Ltd. Copper Blue Consulting focus on getting the right data to the right people at the right time and in the right format. We are passionate about data integrity and suitability. [more - bio & sessions]

Ami Levin

Ami Levin is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP and an IT veteran. For the past 14 years he has been consulting, teaching and speaking on SQL Server worldwide. Levin’s areas of expertise are data modeling, database design, T-SQL and performance tuning. [more - bio & sessions]

Andre Kamman

http://andrekamman.com rss feed
I'm a Dutch SQL Server consultant. Having worked as a DBA on 400+ instances for the past couple of years. I'm on a datawarehouse project right now where I find myself using SSIS mostly these days. I run the Dutch PASS chapter, and I'm a SQL Server MVP [more - bio & sessions]

Andreas Wolter

http://www.insidesql.org/blogs/andreaswolter/ rss feed
Sarpedon Quality Lab
Andreas Wolter, SARPEDON Quality Lab (http://www.SarpedonQualityLab.com) is a Microsoft Certified Master SQL Server (MCM) + MCSM Data Platform as well as MVP for SQL Server, specializing on performance and security topics. [more - bio & sessions]

Andrew Whettam

Information Management Group
Andrew Whettam is a Senior Consultant with IMGROUP. He has previously led database and BI teams for 3M and Capital One. He works with both transactional and analytical systems and has worked in variety of industry sectors. [more - bio & sessions]

Benjamin Nevarez

http://www.benjaminnevarez.com/ rss feed
Benjamin Nevarez is the author of "Inside the SQL Server Query Optimizer" and has contributed to other books including "SQL Server 2012 Internals". He has been a speaker at many conferences including the PASS Summit and SQL Server Connections. [more - bio & sessions]

Benjamin Wright-Jones

Ben has worked at Microsoft for over 13 years in various roles. He is now an architect in the Data Insights Centre of Excellence focusing on analytical solutions for enterprise customers. [more - bio & sessions]

Bob Duffy

http://blogs.prodata.ie/author/Bob.aspx rss feed
Bob Duffy is a SQL Server MVP, currently working as Database and Solution Architect in Dublin, Ireland. He has over 19 years experience in the database sector, with MCA, MCM and Maestro certification. [more - bio & sessions]

Boris Hristov

http://borishistov.com/blog rss feed
Hewlett-Packard, Pluralsight
SQL Server MVP, Speaker, Trainer, Blogger and Author [more - bio & sessions]

Brent Ozar

http://www.brentozar.com/ rss feed
Brent Ozar Unlimited
Brent Ozar specializes in making SQL Server faster and more reliable. He's a Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server and MVP, and he created sp_Blitz™ and sp_AskBrent™. [more - bio & sessions]

Brian Knight

Pragmatic Works
Brian Knight, SQL Server MVP is the co-founder of SQLServerCentral.com, BIDN.com and SQLShare.com. He works as President and has written more than a dozen books on SQL Server over his fifteen year database career. [more - bio & sessions]

Carmel Gunn

Prodata SQL Centre of Excellence
Carmel is the Managing Director of the Prodata SQL Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, where she is a data management specialist, working in the areas of analytics and visualisations. [more - bio & sessions]

Charles Robertson

http://www.altius.je rss feed
Charles is a software developer and BI consultant, working on the MS stack. He lives and mainly works in Jersey, but also in the UK and Europe. [more - bio & sessions]

Chris Adkin

Exadat Ltd
Chris is a developer / DBA fifteen years experience of working with high volume OLTP applications from SQL Server 2000 onwards. [more - bio & sessions]

Chris Testa-O'Neill

Chris Testa-O'Neill is a SQL Server MVP and EMEA Production DBA a BI specialist at Insight. He's a technical author &reviewer for Microsoft Learning and a regular speaker on the international circuit. Chris is co-founder of SQLRelay and Manchester UG [more - bio & sessions]

Chris Webb

http://cwebbbi.wordpress.com/ rss feed
Crossjoin Consulting
Chris Webb is an independent consultant specialising in Analysis Services, MDX, PowerPivot and DAX. He is a co-author of three books on SSAS and blogs at http://cwebbbi.wordpress.com/ [more - bio & sessions]

Chris Woolderink

Chris is a consultant at the Data and Analytics team within Avanade, a joint venture of Microsoft and Accenture. He was one of the first MCSE’s in BI by passing the beta exams and holds a MSc in Software Engineering. [more - bio & sessions]

Christian Bolton

Coeo Ltd
Christian Bolton is the Technical Director for Coeo Ltd, a leading provider of SQL Server Managed Support and Consulting in the UK and Europe. He is a Microsoft Certified Architect, Microsoft Certified Master and MVP for SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Christina E. Leo

Independent Consultant
Christina Leo is a Netherlands based independent consultant specialising in T-SQL development and performance tuning. [more - bio & sessions]

Craig Ottley-Thistlethwaite

Craig works on large volume data warehouses (Big Data). Primarily focused on performance optimization and has an unhealthy obsession with the internals of the database engine. Technologies include, SQL Server, Hadoop, Impala, ExaData and Greenplumb. [more - bio & sessions]

Damian Widera

SQL Server MVP since 2009, MCT since 2004, SQL Server MCSE Working with big and small databases, specializing in performance problems solving. Likes administration of the SQL Server [more - bio & sessions]

Dan Stillwell

I'm a SQL Server architect and consultant with 9 years of experience working with some of the largest and most innovative SQL deployments in the world, specializing in HA/DR , Performance, Best practice, support, VLDB, Modernization and consolidation [more - bio & sessions]

Dave Ballantyne

http://www.clearskysql.co.uk rss feed
Clear Sky SQL
Dave is a freelance SQLServer database developer / designer and has been working with SQLServer for the past 15 years. [more - bio & sessions]

David Morrison

Dave Morrison is BI consultant for Itelligence. Having worked in the IT industry for around 14 years his main area of expertise is SQL Server, namely TSQL, query optimisation, indexing, performance tuning and internals etc. [more - bio & sessions]

David Peter Hansen

http://davidpeterhansen.com/ rss feed
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
David Peter Hansen is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) and works as ICT Database Developer at UNOPS. He specializes in developer coaching as well as scalable architecture and performance tuning on large-scale data warehouses and BI solutions. [more - bio & sessions]

David Williams

Morgan Stanley
David is a cross product dba (SQL Server,DB2,Oracle,Informix,Sybase), certifications include MCSE 2012,MCITP SQL Server 2008 DBA and Developer, MCTS 2008 BI. [more - bio & sessions]

Dejan Sarka

Dejan Sarka, SQL Server MVP, focuses on development of database & business intelligence applications. Besides projects, he spends about half of the time on training and mentoring. He is the founder of the Slovenian SQL Server and .NET Users Group. Dejan Sarka is the main author or coauthor of books about databases and SQL Server. Dejan Sarka also developed two courses for Solid Quality Mentors - Data Modeling Essentials and Data Mining with SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Denny Cherry

http://www.dcac.co rss feed
Denny Cherry is an owner and principal consultant for Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting with over a decade of experience working with platforms such as Microsoft SQL Server, Hyper-V, vSphere and Enterprise Storage solutions. [more - bio & sessions]

Dmytro Andriychenko

Data United Ltd
Freelance Senior BI Developer/Architect. Have been living with SQL Server for the last 13 years. [more - bio & sessions]

Dr. Subramani Paramasivam

Your SQL Man Ltd
Dr.SubraMANI Paramasivam (MANI) is a Microsoft Certified Trainer & Professional. He is a Principal Trainer & Consultant at YourSQLMan Ltd servicing many Corporate companies with customized training and consultancy. [more - bio & sessions]

Eduard Erwee

I am SQL Server contractor, doing specialized SQL Server development work in the finance and investment banking industry in London. My employment history include KPMG, JPMorgan , Collins Stewart, Microsoft & T-Systems [more - bio & sessions]

Gail Shaw

http://sqlinthewild.co.za rss feed
Gail is a database specialist from Johannesburg, South Africa, working for Entelect Software. She is a frequent poster at SQLServerCentral and writes for both SQLServerCentral and SimpleTalk [more - bio & sessions]

Gavin Payne

Gavin is a solution architect leading, designing and implementing information platform and data centre transformations. He is a Microsoft Certified Architect for SQL Server, a Microsoft Certified Master, and holds architect certification from IASA. [more - bio & sessions]

Geoff Clark

FactLink Ltd
Geoff has worked on SQL Server since the original OS/2 Version and the first SQL Beta on Windows NT 3.1. He is an MCM SQL Server 2008 [more - bio & sessions]

Gerhard Brueckl

http://blog.gbrueckl.at/ rss feed
I have been working with Microsoft BI since 2006 thereby mainly focusing on Analysis Services. In 2012 I achieved SSAS Maestro certification and from there on I also shifted my interests toward the new technologies like Power BI and Windows Azure. [more - bio & sessions]

Grant Fritchey

http://scarydba.com rss feed
Red Gate Software
Grant Fritchey, SQL Server MVP, works for Red Gate Software as Product Evangelist. He is the author of the books SQL Server Execution Plans (Simple-Talk) and SQL Server 2012 Query Performance Tuning (Apress). [more - bio & sessions]

Guy Glantser

http://www.madeira.co.il/author/guyglantser/ rss feed
Guy Glantser is the leader of the Israeli SQL Server user group and also the CEO of Madeira SQL Server Services. He has 17 years of experience working and speaking about SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Hue Holleran

Scalability Dynamics
Hue Holleran is a professional consultant specialising in Enterprise RDBMS solutions for more than 20-years in over 100-organisations. Hue has established a reputation for innovative BUT practical solutions in the most challenging of environments. [more - bio & sessions]

Iain Kick

Computacenter (UK) Limited
Iain Kick has over 10 years experience working with SQL Server since version 6.5 as both a DBA and a consultant. He has presented at User Groups all over Europe and specialises in HA/DR solutions and performance diagnostics. [more - bio & sessions]

Itzik Ben-Gan

Itzik Ben-Gan is a T-SQL trainer at SolidQ. He is a SQL Server MVP, author of many T-SQL books, and a regular speaker at SQL Server related conferences. [more - bio & sessions]

James Boother

Coeo Limited
James Boother is a Principal Consultant and Microsoft Certified Master working for Coeo following 15 years experience within the software industry. James helps Coeo's clients scope, design, deploy and performance tune their Microsoft SQL Servers [more - bio & sessions]

James Rowland-Jones

The Big Bang Data Company
James is a SQL Server Consultant, Microsoft MVP, SQLBits Organiser and Board Advisor to PASS. He is passionate about delivering highly scalable solutions that are creative, simple and elegant. You can find him on twitter @jrowlandjones. [more - bio & sessions]

James Skipwith

Exorior Limited
James is a Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server, developer, automation junkie, and Azure aficionado. He loves nothing more than making things that are large, fast, and low maintenance. [more - bio & sessions]

Janusz Rokicki

Data architect working for financial institutions in London. Experience in banking, finance and eCommarce sectors. Has been using SqlServer for more then 10 years. [more - bio & sessions]

Jean-Pierre Riehl

MVP, consultant, & manager, passionate by data concerns and specialized in Self-Service BI. I lead SQL Server community in France. [more - bio & sessions]

Jennifer Stirrup

http://www.jenstirrup.com rss feed
Copper Blue Consultancy Ltd
Jen is an data strategist, MVP, small business owner, technology advocate, public speaker and blogger. Jen is an elected member of the Board of Directors for the Professional Association of SQL Server. She tweets at @jenstirrup [more - bio & sessions]

Joey D'Antoni

http://joedantoni.wordpress.com rss feed
Joey D'Antoni is a solution architect for Anexinet. I have over 15 years of experience working with data platforms, and have spoken at such events as Tech Ed, IOUG and the PASS Summit. [more - bio & sessions]

John Welch

http://agilebi.com/jwelch rss feed
Pragmatic Works
John Welch works at Pragmatic Works, where he manages the development of a suite of BI products that make developing, managing, and documenting BI and data solutions easier. [more - bio & sessions]

Julie Koesmarno

http://www.mssqlgirl.com rss feed
LobsterPot Solutions
Julie Koesmarno, SQL Server MVP, MCSE Data Platform and Business Intelligence, is a SQL Server and BI consultant at LobsterPot Solutions, with a bachelor’s degree in IT. She blogs on SQL Server/BI topics and is a frequent speaker at SQL events. [more - bio & sessions]

Karen Lopez

http://blog.infoadvisors.com rss feed
Karen Lopez is a Sr. Project Manager and Architect at InfoAdvisors. Microsoft MVP, specializing in the practical application of data management principles. [more - bio & sessions]

Katherine Bean

Dvana Limited
Dr Katherine Bean specializes in making businesses more secure (data, infrastructure and revenue). She is a storage expert, from her days developing SAN storage at IBM. She now works as a consultant bridging the technical to managerial gap. [more - bio & sessions]

Kevin Kline

http://KevinEKline.com rss feed
SQL Sentry
Kevin Kline, a longtime Microsoft SQL Server MVP, is a founder and former president of PASS and the author of SQL in a Nutshell. He tweets at @kekline and blogs at http://KevinEKline.com. [more - bio & sessions]

Klaus Aschenbrenner

Klaus Aschenbrenner provides SQL Server Consulting services across Europe and the US. He helps people around the world to understand, use, and run SQL Server installations in their environments. In the years 2004 - 2005 Klaus was honored with MVP awards from Microsoft for his tremendous support of the .NET Community. Klaus is also the author of the book Pro SQL Server 2008 Service Broker (ISBN 1590599993) published by Apress in August 2008. [more - bio & sessions]

Konstantin Korobkov

Structured Portfolio Management, LLc
Konstantin Korobkov is an experienced data management professional with a proven track record in RDBMS technology (Microsoft, Oracle, Sybase, Teradata, and others) with a wide range of successful OLTP and Data Warehousing projects. [more - bio & sessions]

Laerte Junior

Infrastructure DBA
Laerte Junior is a Windows PowerShell MVP , PASS Regional Mentor Brasil, and, through his technology blog and simple-talk articles, an active member of the Microsoft Community around the world. He also is a huge Star Wars fan [more - bio & sessions]

Lee Hawthorn

Payzone UK
Lee is a senior analyst & data geek specialising in advanced analytics and BI. [more - bio & sessions]


Since 2006 invariably awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional title in the SQL category. A consultant, lecturer, authorized Microsoft trainer with 15 years’ experience, and a database systems architect. He prepared Microsoft partners for the upg [more - bio & sessions]

Marco Russo

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/marco_russo rss feed
Marco Russo is a consultant and trainer in Business Intelligence, recently certified as SSAS Maestro. He wrote several books about Analysis Services and PowerPivot. Marco has been a speaker at SQLBits, PASS Summit and Microsoft TechEd. [more - bio & sessions]

Margarita Naumova

SQL Master Academy
Magi Naumova is an SQL Server Architect, consultant, trainer, speaker, MCM, MVP, MCT, with more than 15 years of SQL Server experience. She is founder and the leader of Bulgarian SQL UG. [more - bio & sessions]

Mark Broadbent

http://tenbulls.co.uk rss feed
Mark Broadbent is a SQL Server MCM and speaker with extensive experience working with numerous HADR & upgrade solutions. In 2011 was awarded Microsoft's Community Contributor award and in 2012 also received the PASS Outstanding Volunteer award. [more - bio & sessions]

Mark Stacey

Aphelion Software
Mark founded Aphelion Software, specialising in the Microsoft platform. His credentials include publishing the first Sharepoint 2010 BI book and the new Visual Intelligence book. [more - bio & sessions]

Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen

cubido business solution gmbh
Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen has experiences with different customers of all types concerning datawarehousing, etl, and business intelligence as project leader and trainer since 1994. He is an educated software-engineer, graduated business educator and professor for “business, economics and law” at HTL Steyr (technical college) and fully certified as MCITP Database Administrator, Database Developer und Business Intelligence Developer and MCT. Markus speaks regularly on international conferences and writes articles for well-known journals. [more - bio & sessions]

Matan Yungman

http://www.dbnewsfeed.com rss feed
Matan Yungman is a Technical Evangelist for Madeira SQL Server Services. Over the past 10 years he has taken part in various challenging SQL Server projects. Matan also co-hosts the Israeli SQL Server Radio show. [more - bio & sessions]

Matija Lah

http://milambda.blogspot.com/ rss feed
An independent consultant in the general and legal information management domains, specialising in data analysis, integration, consolidation, and natural language processing. [more - bio & sessions]

Matt Simpson

Coeo Ltd
Principal BI consultant for Coeo with passion for data. [more - bio & sessions]

Mike Hillwig

Mike Hillwig is a senior DBA at a supplier of cloud-based solutions to the global financial services industry. [more - bio & sessions]

Mike McQuillan

McQTech Ltd
Mike is a SQL Server development specialist and holds all three MCITPs for SQL Server 2008 (plans are afoot to upgrade these to 2014!). He doesn’t stick to SQL Server and has been known to develop .NET applications, Web sites, and even iOS apps. [more - bio & sessions]

Mladen Prajdić

http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/mladenp rss feed
Mladen Prajdic s.p.
Mladen Prajdić is a SQL Server MVP from Slovenia and a C# and SQL Server developer for over 10 years. He blogs at http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/mladenp. He develops a popular add-in for SSMS, called SSMS Tools Pack (http://www.ssmstoolspack.com/). [more - bio & sessions]

Neil Hambly

Neil Hambly is a SQL veteran with over 15 years’ expertise in SQL Server from Version 6.5 through to the very latest 2012 edition. Now Principal DBE|DBA @ ASOS, frequent international presenter [more - bio & sessions]

Nico Jacobs

http://www.u2u.be/ rss feed
Dr. Nico Jacobs is a SQL Server trainer and consultant at U2U since 2004. Nico creates and delivers courses on SQL Server and the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack. [more - bio & sessions]

Niko Neugebauer

http://www.nikoport.com rss feed
Niko Neugebauer is a Consultant for OH22. A SQL Server MVP with over 15 years experience in IT field, he is very passionate about SQL Server and Community. He is a founder and a current leader of the Portuguese SQL Server User Group. [more - bio & sessions]

Noam Brezis

Noam is a technology expert and a SQL Server guru. In his work, Noam deals on a daily basis with a broad and varied clientele, designing, developing and troubleshooting their SQL Server systems. [more - bio & sessions]

Ola Hallengren

Saxo Bank
Ola Hallengren is a DBA and database developer living in Sweden. Currently he's a Senior DBA for an investment bank. Ola is the author of the popular maintenance solution at http://ola.hallengren.com and a Microsoft MVP. [more - bio & sessions]

Paul Egan

SQL Database Solutions Ltd
Paul is a freelance SQL Server professional and Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) who first started working with SQL Server around 1998. [more - bio & sessions]

Paul te Braak

http://www.paultebraak.wordpress.com rss feed
abaX Data
Paul te Braak is the principle consultant of abaX Data and has over a decade of experience in delivering reporting and business intelligence solutions across a variety of verticals. [more - bio & sessions]

Pedro Correia

http://www.pjcorreia.net rss feed
Microsoft Certified Master in SQL SERVER 2008 and CEHv7 with more than 13 years of SQL Server experience. [more - bio & sessions]

Peter Myers

Bitwise Solutions
Peter Myers has been working with Microsoft database products since 1997. Today he specializes in Microsoft BI with SQL Server, Office and SharePoint. He is an established consultant, trainer and presenter. He has been an MVP since 2007. [more - bio & sessions]

Peter ter Braake

Peter ter Braake is SQL Server MVP and MCT. He works as an independent contracter alternating his time between teaching SQL Server related courses and doing projects at customers. [more - bio & sessions]

Reza Rad

http://www.rad.pasfu.com rss feed
Reza Rad is an author of SQL Server BI/DW books, Speaker, Mentor and Trainer. He is BI/DW Architect and Consultant, SQL Server MVP, MCT and MCP. He write technical articles on his blog; http://www.rad.pasfu.com. He is author of SSIS webcast series. [more - bio & sessions]

Richard Douglas

Dell Software
Richard Douglas is a Systems Consultant for Dell specialising in SQL Server, he also runs the Maidenhead PASS chapter. [more - bio & sessions]

Richard Gilbert

Richard is a DBA & Dev, working with SQL Server since version 7, with database experience going back to the nineties. [more - bio & sessions]

Rob Sewell

http://sqldbawithabeard.com rss feed
Rob is a SQL Server DBA currently supporting several hundred databases ranging from SQL 2000 to SQL 2012 and including Ingres and Oracle for a government organisation. Rob has a fabulous beard and loves to use Powershell to make his life easier [more - bio & sessions]

Rob Volk

Planet Payment
Rob Volk is a DBA in the Atlanta, Georgia area since 2001. He started using SQL Server with version 6.5 and is very glad to have upgraded since then. In his spare time he accomplishes more than he does on the job, just don't tell his boss. [more - bio & sessions]

Robert Biddle

Robert Biddle is a Data Architect for Hilton Grand Vacations in Orlando, Florida. He has over a decade of experience working with SQL Server in a variety of roles and has MCITP certifications for Database Administration and Development. [more - bio & sessions]

Ronen Chenn

http://www.SolidBI.com rss feed
Ronen professionalize with Analysis Services while serving in number of roles, one of them, as Microsoft Regional Director.Today, Ronen is focusing on Technology Mentoring at Enterprise level companies. Ronen is SQL MVP and BI UserGroup President. [more - bio & sessions]

Satya Jayanty

http://sqlserver-qa.net/blogs/Bloggers.aspx rss feed
D Bi A Solutions Limited
SQL Serve MVP, SME, Architect - Author of SQL Server 2008 R2 Administratin cookbook [www.packtpub.com]. Speaker and SME volunteer at major technology conferences - MS Tech-Ed, SQL PASS & SQLBits. Follow @sqlmaster - Blog: www.sqlserver-qa.net [more - bio & sessions]

Scott Klein

Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist, author, speaker, and seeker of all things extraordinary. Loves the bleeding edge of technology up until the point he has to repave his laptop. Thinks the word phenomenal is super phenomenal. [more - bio & sessions]


The SQL Server Customer Advisory Team (SQLCAT) manages all customer activity out of the SQL Server engineering organization. The goal is simple: Engage with the most interesting SQL Server customer projects and learn how the product behaves. [more - bio & sessions]

Stacia Misner

http://blog.datainspirations.com rss feed
Data Inspirations
Stacia Misner has over 25 years of experience with improving business practices through technology and has been providing consulting and education services for Microsoft’s business intelligence technologies since 2000. She founded Data Insp [more - bio & sessions]

Stephanie Locke

http://steff.itsalocke.com rss feed
Optimum Credit Ltd
Stephanie Locke (@SteffLocke) is an experienced Analyst and BI developer within the Finance and Insurance industries and spends time helping run the SQLServer community [more - bio & sessions]

Steve Jones

http://www.sqlservercentral.com rss feed
Steve Jones is the editor of SQLServerCentral and has been working with SQL Server since 1991 in a variety of large and small companies. [more - bio & sessions]

Steve Powell

Ascribe Ltd
Steve has been working with SQL server for longer than he likes to admit. He works as a BI trouble shooter for a health care oriented technology consultancy. He's an MCSA and speaks now and again at SQL user groups. [more - bio & sessions]

Thomas LaRock

http://thomaslarock.com rss feed
Confio Software
Thomas LaRock is a Microsoft Certified Master, a SQL Server MVP, a VMWare vExpert, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer with over 15 years experience in the IT industry in various roles such as programmer, developer, analyst, and database administrator. [more - bio & sessions]

Tim Ford

SQL Cruise / SQL Agent Man Consultancy
Tim leads SQL Agent Man Consultancy. Twice yearly he also takes 25 students and a cadre of MCMs and MVPs as trainers aboard SQL Cruise events for SQL, Powershell, BI, and Profession Development training. He's an Author, Blogger and Community Leader [more - bio & sessions]

Uwe Ricken

db Berater GmbH
I'm a MCM SQL Server 2008 and MVP for Microsoft SQL Server who likes to talk / speak about Microsoft SQL Server as a faszinating piece of hardware. The main focus is on the database engine core services and performance tuning. [more - bio & sessions]

Yaniv Yehuda

Yaniv is the Co-Founder and CTO of DBmaestro, the leading provider of DevOps for Database solutions which enable control of database development and deployment. [more - bio & sessions]