Mike works for Microsoft as a Data Platform Solution Architect. He likes to get involved in SQL Saturdays and the larger Data Platform conferences within Europe. You will also often see him talking at Microsoft events and how data is changing the way we work.



During his time, in Microsoft, he has worked with customers across the EMEA region in Finance, Utilities, Healthcare Public Sector and Retail. He was one EMEA Data Platform leads, where he has worked with others to with engineer’s knowledge, product launches, IP and career development.



Some of his current projects are focussed around enabling modern data warehouses, using IOT, for healthcare. Architecting data centre migrations to Azure Data Services and training clients on Azure.

Sessions

SQL Server 2016 is a class leading Tier One product but how do you get customers to upgrade and migrate? How can you address the "so what" SQL does everything I need to do now?