Speakers

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

Aaron Bertrand

http://www.sqlperformance.com/author/abertrand
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]

Allan Hirt

http://www.sqlha.com rss feed
SQLHA
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

http://www.Copper-Blue.com
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

https://upsearch.com/category/team-members/allen-white/
UpSearch
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]

Andrew Baker

http://www.guestbaker.co.uk/
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]

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]

Boris Hristov

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

Chris Adkin

http://chrisadkin.orgh
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

http://sqlblogcasts.com/blogs/testas/
Claribi
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

http://craigot.blogspot.com
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

http://www.deaas.co.uk
DEAAS
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]

David Williams

http://justdave.info
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]

Gerhard Brueckl

http://blog.gbrueckl.at/ rss feed
pmOne
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]

Itzik Ben-Gan

http://tsql.solidq.com
SolidQ
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

http://sqlpimp.com/
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]

Jennifer McCown

http://www.MidnightDBA.com/Jen rss feed
MidnightSQL Consulting
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]

Kalen Delaney

http://www.SQLServerInternals.com rss feed
SQLearning
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]

Klaus Aschenbrenner

http://www.sqlpassion.at
SQLpassion
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]

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]

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]

Nico Jacobs

http://www.u2u.be/ rss feed
U2U
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]

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]

Pieter Vanhove

http://pietervanhove.azurewebsites.net
Kohera
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]

Régis Baccaro

http://theblobfarm.wordpress.com
Rehfeld
BI Guy, C# Dude, SharePoint Fellow and accidental DBA [more - bio & sessions]

Sandip Pani

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

Sean McCown

http://www.MidnightDBA.com rss feed
MidnightDBA
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]

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]

Steve Jones

http://www.sqlservercentral.com rss feed
SQLServerCentral
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]

Tim Ford

http://thesqlagentman.com
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]

Tobiasz Janusz Koprowski

http://koprowskit.eu/geek
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]

William Durkin

http://williamdurkin.com
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]