Ben started working with SQL Server 6.5 in 1996 and later joined Microsoft in 2001 as a consultant.  During his time at Microsoft he has worked in a number of roles, from operational support, consultancy to pre-sales in various verticals.  He has worked with some of the largest customers in Europe, written a few whitepapers / Knowledge Base articles and presented at a number of conferences.  Ben is a also Microsoft Certified Architect and Master.  After working in consulting, Ben joined the Worldwide Data Insights Center of Excellence as an architect.  The team works with enterprise customers to solve their analytical challenges using Microsoft technologies.


Come to this session to learn about the next wave of Microsoft’s analytic capabilities. Big data opens up great possibilities but do you have the right skills as a data scientist? Learn what Microsoft is doing in the analytics space