4th - 7th March 2015

ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre, London


Speakers who have submitted a session for SQLBits XIV, 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]

Adam Aspin

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

Adam Jorgensen

http://ajbigdata.com rss feed
Pragmatic Works
Adam is the President of Pragmatic Works Consulting & EVP of PASS. His focus is on working with organizations, executives and non-profits to drive increased market share and insight through strategic leverage of data. [more - bio & sessions]

Adam Machanic

http://sqlblog.com rss feed
Adam Machanic focuses on large-scale data warehouse performance and development. He is author of sp_whoisactive, has written numerous books, and has been a SQL Server MVP since 2004. [more - bio & sessions]

Ajay Jadoo

Morgan Stanley
Ajay is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) in SQL Server and works as a Senior SQL Server DBA in Investment Banking. He is the global lead SQL Server Subject Matter Expert and has about 8 years of experience working with SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Alan Eardley

Corporate Project Solutions
Alan is the lead SharePoint Architect at Corporate Project Solutions, a Microsoft consultancy specialising in SharePoint, Project Server and CRM. He has a wide range of experience specialising in SharePoint and SQL Server. [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. He is completing his latest book "Mission Critical SQL Server". [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]

Allen White

Allen is a Practice Leader for Upsearch in Northeast Ohio and has been awarded Microsoft’s MVP Award for the last eight years. He's President of the Ohio North SQL Server User's Group and has been using SQL Server since 1992. [more - bio & sessions]

Andre Kamman

http://andrekamman.com rss feed
André is a freelance SQL Server MVP. He has done a lot of DBA work on 100’s of servers where he discovered his love for Powershell, architecting SQL Server solutions, building and tuning ETL processes (with BIML), and even implementing PDW. [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 Baker

Guest & Baker
I am a BI consultant with over 25 years experience of using a variety of software, such as, SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Andrew J. Kelly

Andrew J. Kelly is a Mentor with SolidQ and a SQL Server MVP with over 20 years’ experience with relational databases and application development specializing in Performance, Scalability and Maintainability of large scale SQL Servers. He is a regular [more - bio & sessions]

Argenis Fernandez

http://www.sqlblog.com/blogs/argenis_fernandez/ rss feed
Argenis Fernandez is a SQL Server MVP and Senior Database Engineer for SurveyMonkey based in the Seattle area. A Microsoft Certified Master, he has worked with SQL Server for 17 years, and loves performance tuning, security and high availability. [more - bio & sessions]

Benjamin Nevarez

http://www.benjaminnevarez.com/ rss feed
Benjamin Nevarez is a SQL Server MVP and independent consultant and the author of “SQL Server 2014 Query Tuning & Optimization”. He has been a speaker at many SQL Server conferences, including the PASS Summit, SQL Server Connections and SQLBits. [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]

Bob Pusateri

http://www.bobpusateri.com/ rss feed
Northwestern University
Bob Pusateri is a Microsoft Certified Master and has been working with SQL Server for over 9 years. He is Co-President of the Chicago SQL Server User Group, and his interests involve internals, performance optimization, and VLDBs. [more - bio & sessions]

Bob Ward

Bob Ward is a Principal Escalation Engineer in Microsoft Customer Service and Support (CSS) based in the Microsoft Regional Support Center in Irving, Texas. He has worked with Microsoft since 1993 and has supported every release. [more - bio & sessions]

Boris Hristov

http://borishistov.com/blog rss feed
BULPROS, Pluralsight
SQL Server Consultant, Trainer and MVP [more - bio & sessions]

Bradley Ball

Pragmatic Works
Bradley Ball is a SQL Server MVP, former DBA for the US Army and the Executive Office of The President of the United States. Currently the Data Platform Management Lead for Pragmatic Works and Microsoft VTSP. [more - bio & sessions]

Brandon Leach

Brandon is a veteran of healthcare IT. Originally starting out his as a web developer before becoming a DBA. Today he manages 200+ SQL Servers for Network Health. [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]

Cathrine Wilhelmsen

http://www.cathrinewilhelmsen.net rss feed
Cathrine is a data warehouse solution architect and business intelligence developer (MCITP) for a leading financial company in Norway. She has mainly worked with SSIS, ETL and T-SQL development, enjoys both development and visualization, and is alway [more - bio & sessions]

Charlie Cliff

Coeo Ltd
Charlie is the Professional Development and Operations Manager at Coeo. He has 30 years experience in leadership and management. He has also worked as a Ski Instructor and owned and lived aboard a Dutch Barge. [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 Principal Consultant at Claribi. An experienced professional with over 14 years’ experience of architecting, designing & implementing Microsoft SQL Server and Azure data and business intelligence projects at an enterprise scale [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]

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, HP Vertica, HBase and Greenplumb. [more - bio & sessions]

Dan Stillwell

I'm a SQL Server architect and consultant with 10 yrs 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
David Peter Hansen is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) and works as Consulting Manager at Advectas. 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 Postlethwaite

Liverpool Victoria
David Postlethwaite has been a SQL Server and Oracle DBA for Liverpool Victoria in Bournemouth, England for the last 5 years. He supports over 200 SQL Servers from 2000 to 2012, DBMS, SSIS, SSAS and Reporting Services. [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

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/dejan_sarka/default.aspx rss feed
Dejan Sarka s.p.
Dejan Sarka, MCT and SQL Server MVP, is an independent trainer and consultant that focuses on development of database & business intelligence applications, writing books and courses, and speaking at conferences. [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 BI Developer/Architect, MCP, MCSA, MCTS. Have been living and breathing SQL Server for the last 13 years. [more - bio & sessions]

Dr John Tunnicliffe

http://sqlblogcasts.com/blogs/drjohn/ rss feed
Decision Analytics
John is an independent consultant with extensive experience of implementing Business Intelligence solutions on the Microsoft platform across a range of industries including healthcare, financial and professional services organisations. [more - bio & sessions]

Dr Katherine Bean PhD

http://dvana.com rss feed
Dvana Limited
Dr Katherine Bean specializes in building better businesses. She is a storage expert and developer, from her days developing SAN storage at IBM. She now works as a consultant internationally, bringing advanced technology into businesses. [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]

Ed Elliott

Ed is a Sql Server developer who has a background in an eclectic mix of technologies and skills ranging from working as a DBA in the insurance industry to reverse engineering at a London startup [more - bio & sessions]

Edgar Walther

Edgar is founder and owner of ITsmart, a BI consulting firm based in The Netherlands. He has been working for more than 10 years with SQL Server on many BI projects. [more - bio & sessions]

Enrico van de Laar

http://www.dotnine.nl rss feed
Enrico van de Laar is a Database Specialist with over a decade experience working with SQL Server. He is an active blogger about everything SQL Server related and a MVP for SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Eric Lawson

http://www.ericjlawson.co.uk rss feed
Data architect (freelance consultant)
I have over 25 years experience in the database field (data modeller, DBA & BI consultant), beginning with IBM DB2, specialising inTandem NonStop SQL and in the last few years branching out onto SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Ewan Fairweather

Ewan has worked for Microsoft for seven years. He currently works as a program manager in the Business Platform Division on the SQL Customer Advisory Team (SQLCAT) working on large scale OLTP SQL applications based in the UK. [more - bio & sessions]

Florian Eiden

http://fleid.fr rss feed
Managing Consultant, Data & Analytics - MVP SQL Server - Agile BI, Big Data, Machine Learning [more - bio & sessions]

Gabi Münster

oh22data AG
Gabi Münster is a BI consultant for oh22data AG. With 9 years of experiences in IT, she focuses on SSAS and SSRS. She speaks at user group meetings and SQLSaturday events. [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]

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 Query Performance Tuning (Apress). [more - bio & sessions]

Guy Glantser

http://www.madeirasql.com/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

Open Action Ltd.
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]

Hugo Kornelis

perFact B.V.
Hugo Kornelis is a SQL Server MVP, a database consultant, and the co-founder and R&D lead of perFact B.V., a Dutch company that improves analysis methods and builds tools for database code generation. [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 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]

Jan Pieter Posthuma

Jan Pieter Posthuma is a Microsoft Data Consultant and the technical lead working at Rubicon, a Dutch consultancy firm and speaks frequently about different subject related to Big Data and Microsoft BI. [more - bio & sessions]

Jennifer McCown

http://www.MidnightDBA.com/Jen rss feed
MidnightSQL Consulting, LLC
Jen McCown is a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server, and co-owner of MidnightSQL Consulting, LLC. She produces IT training material for MidnightDBA.com, including training videos, the DBAs@Midnight webshow, blogs, reviews, and podcasts. [more - bio & sessions]

Jennifer Stirrup

http://www.jenstirrup.com rss feed
Copper Blue Consultancy Ltd
Jen Stirrup is a Gigaom industry analyst, an author, SQL Server MVP, a data strategist and practitioner in Business Intelligence, Big Data and Data Visualisation. Jen is joint owner of a boutique consultancy, Copper Blue. [more - bio & sessions]

Jens Vestergaard

Maersk Line IT
Jens has been working with Microsoft Business Intelligence for more than a decade, with particular interest to Analysis Services. Jens is also currently managing the MSBI Platform Expert at Maersk Line IT [more - bio & sessions]

Jimmy May

Jimmy May (@aspiringgeek) is a Microsoft Certified Master, Principal Architect in Microsoft IT, & formerly a member of the SQL Server Customer Advisory Team (SQL CAT). [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 McLusky

John McLusky has 13 years of experience in the IT industry, and for the last 6 has head up database development at EMIS, who host 53% of the UK's GP patient records on SQL Server. He has worked with SQL Server since 7.0. [more - bio & sessions]

John Q Martin

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sql_pfe_blog/ rss feed
John is a Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft in the UK on the SQL Server team, working with many different versions of SQL Server in a variety of scenarios and helping customers get the most out of their implementations. [more - bio & sessions]

John Sterrett

http://johnsterrett.com/ rss feed
Linchpin People
John Sterrett is a Group Principal and Sr. Consultant at Linchpin People.John has presented at many community events, including PASS Member Summit, SQLRally, 24 Hours of PASS, SQLSaturdays, PASS Chapters, and Virtual Chapter meetings. [more - bio & sessions]

Jonathan Kehayias

Jonathan Kehayias is a SQL Server MVP and Principal Consultant with SQLskills. [more - bio & sessions]

Jonathan Woodward

Microsoft Data Strategist [more - bio & sessions]

Julian Breunung

oh22data AG
Julian Breunung is a Business Intelligence Architect for oh22data AG. His special interests are data analysis, ETL processes and data models He is co-leader of the Frankfurt PASS Chapter. [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]

Just Blindbæk

http://justB.dk rss feed
justB and Orange Man
Independent BI consultant with extensive experience in all phases of the BI development on Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012/2014 and SharePoint 2010/2013. Founder and coordinator of MsBIP.dk. Is a Microsoft Certified Trainer at Orange Man. [more - bio & sessions]

Justin Langford

Coeo Ltd
Justin is a Principal Consultant for Coeo, a Microsoft Gold Partner providing SQL Server consulting services and managed support for SQL Server. Justin is an MVP and co-authored Wrox IT Pro SQL Server 2012 Internals and Troubleshooting. [more - bio & sessions]

Kalen Delaney

http://www.SQLServerInternals.com rss feed
Kalen Delaney has been working with SQL Server for over 26 years, providing advanced SQL Server training to clients around the world. She has been a SQL Server MVP since 1993. Find out more about her training and writing at www.SQLServerInternals.com [more - bio & sessions]

Karel Coenye

Karel Coenye a senior SQL Server trainer and Consultant at Kohera, has been working with SQL Server in different roles since 1999. Currently working on different database projects as SQL architect while coaching and training other DBAs and developers. Experienced in both full development-environments as in production environments with large server with multiple large databases specialized in tuning, tweaking and monitoring. His IT passion drives him towards the physical and virtual bottlenecks while seeking ways to push systems towards their limits. [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]

Kevin G. Boles

Indicium Resources, Inc.
Kevin is a SQL Server expert, with 20+ years of database experience and ~45,000 man hours of SQL Server engine time. His passion is the relational engine, especially designing, building, analyzing and tuning high-performance database applications. [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 architect with a deep knowledge in RDBMS technology (Microsoft, Oracle, Sybase, Teradata and others) and a wide range of successful OLTP and Data Warehousing projects. [more - bio & sessions]

Laerte Junior

Pythian Group
Laerte Junior is a Windows PowerShell MVP , ,Database Consultant at Pythian Group, and, through his technology blog and simple-talk articles, an active member of the Microsoft Community around the world. [more - bio & sessions]

Leila Etaati

She has over 10 years’ experience working with SQL server. She was involved in many large-scale projects for big sized companies as SQL server and BI consultant. She worked in Industries including banking financial, power and utility, manufacturing. [more - bio & sessions]

Leonard Lobel

http://lennilobel.wordpress.com rss feed
Sleek Technologies, Inc.
Leonard Lobel is a SQL Server MVP and cofounder/CTO of Sleek Technologies, Inc. based in New York City. He is also a consultant, trainer, frequent speaker, and lead author of three MS Press books on Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL Database. [more - bio & sessions]

Leonard Matter

I am an independent software developer / consultant with experience in sql server. I've built some tools and practices i'd like to share with you. [more - bio & sessions]

Les Reading

Coeo Ltd.
Les Reading is a Senior Consultant at Coeo Ltd. specialising in High Availability, Performance and Scalability for all versions of SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Liam Westley

Liam Westley is Head Of Engineering at Criteria Media Exchange, a digital media start up based in West London. In the past he has run his own company Tiger Computer Services Ltd, which specialises in software for Broadcast Television although it recently diversified into software for the NHS. His Niagara SMS moderation system has been used by QVC UK for the last four years to display SMS messages from viewers, live, on screen. In 2009 Liam completed a new ticketing system for Hat Trick Productions which is now providing e-tickets to shows such as Have I Got New For You, The Armstrong and Miller Show and It's Only A Theory. Liam has worked for chellomedia, GMTV, BSkyB, SmashedAtom and Original Thinking Group. In his time he created the first in house weather system for Sky News using Visual Basic 1.0, acted as architect for two general election systems, project managed the launch of the GMTV web site, was key to delivering the first interactive television chat service in the UK for BSkyB and helped launch the first live shopping channels in the Netherlands. [more - bio & sessions]

Manohar Punna

S&P Capital IQ
Manohar Punna is a Senior SQL DBA by profession and an SQL Geek by passion. He is a blogger, speaker and current Vice President for SQL Server Geeks. His knowledge ranges from Development, infrastructure but his core love is for databases. [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 Pryce-Maher

http://www.tsqltidy.com rss feed
Iceni Solutions
Mark is the owner and principle consultant at Iceni Solutions, a SQL Server Business and Oracle consultancy in the UK with clients in a variety of sectors from banking to finance. He specialises in Administration and Performance tuning. [more - bio & sessions]

Mark Souza

Mark Souza is group program manager in the Microsoft SQL Server Product Group. In this role, he heads up all customer programmes for the Microsoft SQL Server unit. One of these teams specialises in implementing challenging customer database applicati [more - bio & sessions]

Mark Whitehorn

University of Dundee
Mark Whitehorn specialises in business intelligence (BI). On the commercial side he works as a consultant, on the academic side he is the professor of analytics at the University of Dundee where he teaches a Masters course in BI. [more - bio & sessions]

Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen

Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen worked as a consultant since 1994 and in charge for DWH and BI for runtastic.com since 2014. He speaks regularely on international conferences and co-founded SQL PASS Austria in 2013. [more - bio & sessions]

Matan Yungman

http://www.madeirasql.com/blog/ rss feed
Madeira SQL Server Services
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 SQL Server Radio podcast on SQLServerRadio.com [more - bio & sessions]

Mickey Stuewe

Mickey Stuewe is a Data Architect. Her focus is on data modeling,T-SQL optimization, and report design using the SQL Server stack. She has spoken at various conferences and is the co-leader/founder of the BIG PASS Community user group. [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]

Milos Radivojevic

http://www.bwinparty.com rss feed
Milos Radivojevic is a database developer and consultant, speaker, and trainer located in Vienna, Austria. He is Microsoft SQL Server MVP and MCT and specializes in SQL Server for application developers. He is co-leader of the SQL Server PASS Austria [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]

Nat Sundar

Nat Sundar is an independent SQL BI consultant working in the UK with Bachelor Degree in Engineering. He has considerable years of experience with the UK Financial Services Industry (Mainly in Insurance and Investment Banking). [more - bio & sessions]

Neil Hambly

Northdoor PLC
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. SQL Server Technology Evangelist @ Northdoor PLC and a frequent SQL Server 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]

Nigel Ellis

Nigel Ellis is a Distinguished Engineer in the Database Systems Group at Microsoft. He leads development for Azure SQL Database and SQL Server relational database technologies. [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]

Oliver Engels

oh22data AG
Oliver Engels is CEO of oh22data AG, a Microsoft Gold Partner in Germany specializing in CRM and business intelligence. He is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP and a Microsoft PTSP for BI and SharePoint [more - bio & sessions]

Paul Anderton

Paul is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) and currently works as Lead DBA for one of the Largest Law Firms in the UK. [more - bio & sessions]

Paul Turley

http://SqlServerBiBlog.com rss feed
Paul (Blog | LinkedIn | Twitter) is a Mentor with SolidQ and a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. He consults, writes, speaks, teaches & blogs about business intelligence and reporting solutions. He works with companies around the world to visualize and deliv [more - bio & sessions]

Peter Doyle

Ibersoft Ltd
I have been an independent contractor for over 20 years and before that I worked for Software House for 5 years. I am a SQL Server Developer and my area of interest is SQL Optimisation. [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]

Pieter Vanhove

I'm a SQL Server MVP & Consultant and have been working with SQL Server since 2000. Performance tuning, SQL audits, migrations and training are part of the job. Passioned about HA/DR SQL Solutions [more - bio & sessions]

Rasmus Reinholdt Nielsen

Rehfeld Partners
Rasmus is a senior consultant at Rehfeld Partners in Copenhagen. He has worked with Microsoft BI since 2005 both as a developer and architect, building large solutions on every release from sql2005 and onwards. [more - bio & sessions]

Reeves Smith

Linchpin People
Reeves Smith is a SQL Server MVP and Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server 2008 with over 18 years of experience working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5. He is a SQL Server BI architect specializing in data warehouse projects. [more - bio & sessions]

Régis Baccaro

BI Guy, C# Dude, SharePoint Fellow and accidental DBA [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

http://sql.RichardDouglas.co.uk rss feed
Dell Software
Blogger, Speaker, Author, Leader. Richard Douglas works for Dell as a subject matter expert. Richard has worked with SQL Server since version 7. [more - bio & sessions]

Richard Munn

Richard has been a production DBA for longer than he cares to remember. These days, he's usually to be found in one of 3 places : SQLServer, Sharepoint, or Big Data. [more - bio & sessions]

Rik Hepworth

http://blogs.blackmarble.co.uk/blogs/rhepworth rss feed
Black Marble
Rik is IT Director at Black Marble, a Microsoft MVP for Azure and an enthusiastic technology evangelist. [more - bio & sessions]

Rob Sewell

http://sqldbawithabeard.com rss feed
Rob is a SQL Server DBA with a passion for Powershell and automation. Rob has volunteered and spoken at community events through the UK and is an organiser for SQL Saturday Exeter [more - bio & sessions]

Rob Volk

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]

Robin Sasson

Asta Capital Markets
Currently working in financial services with with SQL Server, .NET and desktop BI tools. I also donate consultancy and application development services to a charity in London. [more - bio & sessions]

Rohan Kumar

PARTNER DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, SQL Server Database Systems Group [more - bio & sessions]

Ryan Adams

http://www.ryanjadams.com rss feed
Ryan Adams is a SQL Server MVP and has worked for Verizon for 16 years. His primary focus is the SQL Server Engine, high availability, and disaster recovery. [more - bio & sessions]

Sander van der Hoeff

du Sabot
Since 2000 Sander is specialized in SQLServer business intelligence and data warehousing. As an independent professional Sander combines deep technical knowledge with the capability to explain difficult BI- and DWH-concepts to non-technical people. [more - bio & sessions]

Sandip Pani

http://sqlcommitted.com rss feed
I've around 7.5 years of experience as a SQL/BI developer. I worked in SQL server 2005/ 2008/ 2008R2 , SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014. [more - bio & sessions]

Sascha Lorenz

http://saschalorenz.blogspot.com rss feed
PSG Projekt Service GmbH - The SQL Server Company
Sascha works for the PSG GmbH since 1996 as a Principal Consultant focusing on the Microsoft Data Platform. He is active in the SQL community as a leader of the Hamburg PASS Chapter, as a speaker on SQL related events and awarded as a SQL MVP. [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 & SQL 2012 Cube Security How-To. co-author: MVP Deep Dives Vol II. Speaker and SME volunteer @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]

Sean McCown

http://www.MidnightDBA.com rss feed
Sean McCown is a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server 2008. He is also a SQL Server MVP with over 17yrs experience in databases and is founder and co-owner of the renowned website MidnightDBA.com where he records free SQL Server training videos. [more - bio & sessions]

Sebastian Meine

Sebastian is the SQL Stylist at sqlity.net llc. After earning his PhD in Computer Science and working for a Fortune 50 company, he founded sqlity.net to help clients with their database problems. Sebastian is a published author and frequent speaker. [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]

Stephan Stoltze

http://sstoltze.wordpress.com/ rss feed
Stoltze IT
Stephan has more than 14 years experience with MSBI and works as a Principal Consultant at Stoltze IT. He is the founder and coordinator of the Danish Microsoft BI Community and has been a speaker at various events like SQLBits and SQL PASS Summit. [more - bio & sessions]

Stephanie Locke

http://steff.itsalocke.com rss feed
Optimum Credit Ltd
Steph Locke (@SteffLocke) does a lot of stuff in BI, from building snazzy Azure 6NF data warehouses to developing R web services. On top of the cool day job, she organises user groups & SQLRelay, speaks at events, and runs a boardgame company. [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 Wake

http://blog.wakebi.com rss feed
RevGen Partners
Steve Wake is a Consultant at RevGen Partners with more than 20 years of experience in various IT organizations. Steve is also very involved in the SQL community, speaking at events, blogging and is President of Denver SQL Server UG. [more - bio & sessions]

Thomas LaRock

http://thomaslarock.com rss feed
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]

Tillmann Eitelberg

http://www.oh22.is rss feed
oh22information services GmbH
Tillmann is a SQL MVP and active blogger on www.ssis-components.net, writing regularly about data quality topics and his passion: spatial data. In addition, he has published several SQL Server Integration Services components on Codeplex. [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]

Tim Radney

Linchpin People LLC
Lead System DBA for a top 40 US held bank. Chapter leader for the Columbus GA SQL Users Group, PASS Regional Mentor for Greater South East US. I am a Microsoft Systems Admin turned DBA. Prior to becoming a full time DBA I spent 10 years supporting Citrix, Novell, Windows, IIS, and MSSQL. [more - bio & sessions]

Tobiasz Janusz Koprowski

ShadowLand Consulting
Community leader focused on SQL Server, SharePoint, security, collaboration, and ITIL, DR, BCM and SLA. Love licensing stuff. MCT, Freelancer, consultant. Member of several Community Group. Speaker, Writer, blogger and influencer. [more - bio & sessions]

Uwe Ricken

db Berater GmbH
Uwe Ricken is working with SQL Server since 1998 and has earned the Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2008 and the MVP award in 2013. [more - bio & sessions]

Wendy Pastrick

Pragmatic Works
Wendy is a database platform consultant with Pragmatic Works specializing in High Availability, Azure and Performance tuning for SQL Server. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors for PASS. [more - bio & sessions]

William Durkin

HSO Customer Service GmbH
William Durkin is a SQL Server Consultant, originally from Leeds but now in Germany. He has worked with SQL Server for over a decade as a DBA and Dev and now supports multinationals with their SQL Server installations. [more - bio & sessions]

Yaniv Yehuda

Yaniv Yehuda is the Co-Founder and CTO of DBmaestro, an Enterprise Software Development Company focusing on database development and deployment technologies. Yaniv was a captain in Mamram, the Israel Defense Forces computer centers. [more - bio & sessions]