Speakers

Speakers who have submitted a session for SQLBits 2020, but the final agenda has not been chosen yet.

Adrian Buckman

https://sqlundercover.com/
After working in the motor trade for over 11 years I decided to give it all up to pursue a dream of working in I.T. I have over 5 years of experience working with SQL server and love all things SQL. [more - bio & sessions]

Alberto Ferrari

www.sqlbi.com
SQLBI
Alberto started working with SQL Server in 2000 and immediately his interest focused on Business Intelligence. He and Marco Russo created sqlbi.com, where they publish extensive content about Business Intelligence. [more - bio & sessions]

Alessandro Alpi

https://alessandroalpi.blog rss feed
Engage IT Services S.r.l.
I'm CTO in my own company, Engage IT Services srl. My roles are focused on team management, SQL Server Development, Administration and automated deployment processes (DevOps). [more - bio & sessions]

Alex Whittles

https://www.PurpleFrogSystems.com/blog
Purple Frog
Alex is an MVP and the owner and principle consultant at Purple Frog, a SQL Server Business Intelligence consultancy in the UK. He specialises in all aspects of data warehousing, ETL, cubes and Power BI. [more - bio & sessions]

Alex Yates

http://www.dlmconsultants.com rss feed
DLM Consultants
DevOps on the Data platform. Microsoft Data Platform MVP. Founder of DLM Consultants. Co-organiser of Data Relay. Creator of www.speakingmentors.com. Enjoys hiking and single malt whisky. [more - bio & sessions]

Alexander Arvidsson

https://www.kneedeepintech.com rss feed
Atea Sverige AB
Alexander works as a principal solutions architect in Sweden. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, frequent international speaker, podcaster, Pluralsight author, blogger and a Microsoft Certified Trainer, focusing on SQL Server, Azure and Power BI. [more - bio & sessions]

Alexander Klein

https://www.consulting-bi.de
Alexander Klein IT Consulting
Alexander Klein is a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant with more than 15 years of experience. His focus is on business intelligence and dwh projects with Microsoft technologies such as SQL Server, Power BI, AI, Azure ML or Cognitive Services. [more - bio & sessions]

Alicia Moniz

HybridDataLakes.com
Avanade
Alicia Moniz authors the blog HybridDataLakes.com, a blog focused on cloud data learning resources. Alicia is also an active Microsoft PASS community member and speaks on AI topics. [more - bio & sessions]

Allan Hirt

http://www.sqlha.com rss feed
SQLHA LLC
SQL Server mission critical expert, dual Microsoft MVP, VMware vExpert, and SQLHA LLC founder Allan Hirt is a consultant, published author, speaker, and trainer who travels all over the world to work with and train clients. [more - bio & sessions]

Amit Bansal

http://www.sqlmaestros.com
SQLMaestros
Amit R S Bansal (MCM, MVP), is Principal Consultant at SQLMaestros. Working with SQL since 1999, he leads a focused team of SQL practitioners. He has delivered more than 500 workshops and worked on countless SQL projects for 200+ customers globally. [more - bio & sessions]

Amy Boyd

https://github.com/amynic
Microsoft
Amy Boyd is a Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, specialising in Data Science and Machine Learning. Her role as a Cloud Advocate is to help developers to engage with Azure and specifically the Azure AI Platform [more - bio & sessions]

Ana Maria Bisbe York

https://amby.net/
Independent
Business Intelligence Consultant and Trainer. Microsoft Data Platform MVP. Microsoft Partner in Power BI. LinkedIn Learning Trainer. Speaker at Power Platform and SQL Saturdays events in Europe, USA, and LATAM. [more - bio & sessions]

Andre Kamman

http://andrekamman.com rss feed
Data Masterminds
André is a Data Platform MVP. He has done a lot of DBA work on 1000’s of servers where he discovered his love for Powershell, Azure DevOps, Python, Azure DW and Databricks. He loves to tinker with 100TB+ databases. [more - bio & sessions]

Andrew J. Kelly

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/andrew_kelly/default.aspx
B3Group Inc.
Andrew J. Kelly is a Sr. Technology Subject Matter Specialist with B3 Group Inc. and a former Data Platform MVP with over 20 years’ experience with relational databases and application development specializing in Performance and Scalability. [more - bio & sessions]

Andrew Pruski

https://dbafromthecold.com/
Channel Advisor
SQL Server DBA originally from Wales but now exploring Ireland. Blogging at dbafromthecold.com and has spoken at multiple events in Europe and the US. [more - bio & sessions]

Andy Leonard

https://andyleonard.blog rss feed
Enterprise Data & Analytics
Andy Leonard is a data engineer, Data Philosopher, SSIS Trainer, Consultant, software developer, Biml developer, database and data warehouse developer, engineer, author, blogger, podcaster, dad, grandfather, and farmer. [more - bio & sessions]

Andy Yun

https://blogs.sentryone.com/andyyun/
SentryOne
Andy Yun is a SentryOne Senior Solutions Engineer and a former Microsoft MVP. Leveraging 15 years of SQL Server experience, Andy strives to make SQL Server run leaner and meaner. He speaks regularly at Usergroups, SQL Saturdays, and PASS Summit, [more - bio & sessions]

Angela Ross Innes

Verizon Connect
I'm a SQL Developer-turned-DBA, with over 13 years experience on SQL Server. I work for the wonderful DBA team in Verizon Connect, Dublin [more - bio & sessions]

Aniek Sies

U2U
As a trainer at U2U, Aniek is involved in data- and BI related courses on technologies such as SQL Server, Power BI, Azure Machine Learning Studio and Service, Power Automate and Power Apps [more - bio & sessions]

Anna Wykes

https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-maria-wykes-31939454/ rss feed
OVO
Software / Data Engineer currently working with Scala, Kafka and various cloud tech. I have a passion for Data and strive to bring the worlds of Software Development and Data Science closer together. [more - bio & sessions]

Anthony Nocentino

http://www.centinosystems.com/blog/ rss feed
Centino Systems
Anthony Nocentino is an Enterprise Architect, Founder and President of Centino Systems, Pluralsight Author and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. [more - bio & sessions]

Arne Bartels

Vestas Wind Systems A/S
Arne Bartels lives in Denmark and works for Vestas, earths leading wind-turbine manufacturer, and deals with data from 50000+ turbines on a daily basis. He presents occasionally on SQLSaturdays. [more - bio & sessions]

Arthur Graus

https://ilovepowerbi.tips
Power BI Training | Consultancy | Development
Arthur Graus has been working as a consultant and trainer for 19 years in the area of BI and SQL Server. His strength? Years of experience combined with a great enthusiasm to share his knowledge. [more - bio & sessions]

Artur Vieira

Microsoft
Microsoft Data & AI Solution Architect - Azure Synapse Analytics Program [more - bio & sessions]

Ásgeir Gunnarsson

http://blog.northinsights.com/
Datheos
I'm a Data Platform MVP and a Chief Consultant with Datheos in Iceland. I work with Business Intelligence solutions spanning the whole of the MS BI stack. I have been working in BI since 2007. [more - bio & sessions]

Barney Lawrence

https://github.com/BarneyLawrence
Jet2.com
Barney Lawrence has over a decade's experience on Microsoft data platforms working in social care, health and travel industries. He currently works as a Senior BI Developer for Jet2.com. [more - bio & sessions]

Bartosz Ratajczyk

https://blog.bartekr.net
7N
Database developer and (sometimes) administrator working with SQL Server Data Platform. Currently focusing on ETL development with SSIS, CI/CD with TFS and Azure DevOps, PowerShell automation, query tuning and SQL Server training. [more - bio & sessions]

Ben Jarvis

https://adatis.co.uk/author/benjarvis/
Adatis
Ben is a Senior Consultant at Adatis - a Microsoft Gold Partner specialising in building data analytics solutions. He works across the whole Azure stack, with a particular interest in Azure Functions, Cosmos DB and DevOps. [more - bio & sessions]

Ben Weissman

https://www.solisyon.de/ rss feed
Solisyon
Ben has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Datawarehousing field. He is a Data Platform MVP, MCSE, MPP and a BimlHero Certified Expert. He is also a regular speaker at international events and an author. [more - bio & sessions]

Benni De Jagere

https://bennidejagere.com
Realdolmen
Benni De Jagere is a Senior Data Insights Consultant at Realdolmen, with a strong focus on the Microsoft (BI) Stack. [more - bio & sessions]

Bent Nissen Pedersen

http://www.biblog.eu
Datheos
Bent Pedersen is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP with more than 10 years of experience work with data solution on the Microsoft Platform. [more - bio & sessions]

Bhavisha Gondalia

https://blog.coeo.com/
Coeo
Data Platform Specialist at Coeo [more - bio & sessions]

Bob Duffy

http://blogs.prodata.ie/author/Bob.aspx rss feed
Prodata
Bob Duffy is a SQL Server MVP, currently working as Database and Solution Architect in Dublin, Ireland. He has over 28 years experience in the database sector, with MCA, MCM and Maestro certification. [more - bio & sessions]

Bob Pusateri

http://www.bobpusateri.com/ rss feed
Bob Pusateri is a Microsoft Certified Master and Microsoft Data Platform MVP who has been working with SQL Server for over 15 years. His interests involve performance tuning, Very Large Databases, and cloud architecture. [more - bio & sessions]

Brandon Leach

Brandon Leach is a Vice President leading the database operations team at AQR and a regular speaker at various U.S. conferences. He has worked on large scale out and scale up environments with a focus on automation. [more - bio & sessions]

Brent Ozar

https://www.brentozar.com/ rss feed
Brent Ozar Unlimited
Brent Ozar loves to make SQL Server faster. He created sp_Blitz and the SQL Server First Responder Kit, and he loves sharing knowledge at BrentOzar.com. [more - bio & sessions]

Carmel Eve

https://blogs.endjin.com/author/carmel-eve/ rss feed
endjin
Carmel is a software engineer at endjin, focusing on using .NET and Azure based solutions for reactive data processing. Through her work she has gained experience in designing and building cloud architectures for processing large volumes of data. [more - bio & sessions]

Cathrine Wilhelmsen

https://www.cathrinewilhelmsen.net rss feed
Inmeta
Cathrine loves teaching and sharing knowledge. She specializes in data integration, ETL, ADF, SSIS, Biml, and T-SQL development. Outside of work she's active in the community as a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, author, speaker, blogger and volunteer. [more - bio & sessions]

Chicco Sbrescia

Adatis
I'm a senior BI consultant at Adatis. I have worked on a diffrent range of projects from on-prem to Modern data warehouse, i also have a keen interest in Data Mining and AI. [more - bio & sessions]

Chris Adkin

http://www.chrisadkin.io
Pure Storage Ltd
Chris has been using SQL Server for over fifteen years, his main area of expertise is pushing the database engine to its limits and making it scale. Currently Chris works at Pure Storage as the EMEA SQL Server solutions architect. [more - bio & sessions]

Chris Taylor

http://www.chrisjarrintaylor.co.uk
Jarrin Consultancy Ltd.
Chris (@SQLGeordie) has worked with SQL Server since 2001 and is a Principal Consultant working at Jarrin Consultancy providing SQL Server and Cloud consultancy to clients worldwide in a variety of industries ranging from Financial to Healthcare. [more - bio & sessions]

Chris Webb

http://blog.crossjoin.co.uk rss feed
Microsoft
Chris Webb is a member of the Power BI Customer Advisory Team at Microsoft. [more - bio & sessions]

Christian Bolton

http://www.cloudrede.com
Cloud rede L
Christian Bolton is a Microsoft Certified Architect, Microsoft Certified Master and former MVP for SQL Server with a penchant for Amazon Web Services. [more - bio & sessions]

Christian Wade

http://christianwade.wordpress.com/ rss feed
Microsoft
Christian Wade is a Principal Program Manager for Power BI and Analysis Services at Microsoft [more - bio & sessions]

Christophe Laporte

https://conseilit.wordpress.com/ rss feed
Conseil IT
Christophe, freelance consultant and trainer, has worked with SQL Server since 1997, starting with SQL Server 6.5. In addition to his MCM certification, Christophe is also a DataPlatform MVP and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000. [more - bio & sessions]

Christopher Johnson

https://allthezerosmatter.com/
G I SOLUTIONS GROUP LTD
Senior SQL developer with 13 years experience, specialising in business intelligence. Interested in team dynamics, DevOps process automation, and improving best practices for SQL development. [more - bio & sessions]

Christopher Unwin

https://www.red-gate.com/hub/events/entrypage/dbale rss feed
Redgate Software
Chris Unwin is a pre-sales engineer at Redgate Software, specialising in data protection with a keen focus on masking information in pre-production. He has been with Redgate since November 2015. [more - bio & sessions]

Ciortea Maria Alexandra

Alexandra is a Data Architect at Microsoft. She leads the data modernization and transformation for Enterprise customers across different industries, leveraging the field experience to enhance and improve the Azure Data Platform [more - bio & sessions]

Cláudio Silva

https://claudioessilva.eu rss feed
SIEMENS
SQL Server DBA and PowerShell lover to automate any process that needs to be done more than a couple of times. [more - bio & sessions]

Craig Ottley-Thistlethwaite

http://www.sql.limited rss feed
SQL dot Limited
Craig works on large volume data warehouses (Big Data). Primarily focused on performance optimization and has an unhealthy obsession with the internals of database engines. Technologies include, SQL Server, Vertica, and VoltDB. [more - bio & sessions]

Craig Porteous

https://Craigporteous.com rss feed
Incremental Group
Craig is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP working with Incremental Group as a Senior Data Engineer. He has more than 10 years working with data and related technologies. Craig is actively involved in the data community as creator of DATA:Scotland [more - bio & sessions]

Dan Mallott

https://www.danielmallott.com
West Monroe Partners
Dan Mallott is a Chicago-based consultant for West Monroe Partners in their Technology Practice. His passion is for distributed architecture, designing and building high performing service layers from the API down to the database. [more - bio & sessions]

Daniel Otykier

https://tabulareditor.github.io/blog
Kapacity A/S
Daniel is a consultant with 10+ years of experience working with the SQL Server BI stack and related tools and technologies. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and the author of Tabular Editor. [more - bio & sessions]

Daniel Sanchez

Microsoft
I am a program manager for Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics product group.Part of the Customer Success Engineering team that supports EMEA customers,working hands-on to demo value and driving success from proof-of-concept to design and implementatio [more - bio & sessions]

Darshna Shah

Elastacloud
Darshna is the Lead Data Scientist at Elastacloud where she has developed a range of ML models across a range of industries. Her passion for AI stemmed from her PhD in Neuroscience, after which she also established herself as a speaker and mentor. [more - bio & sessions]

David Alcock

http://www.dtaconsult.co.uk/blog/
DTA IT Consultancy
David Alcock is the Principal Consultant for DTA IT Consultancy, a company he started to help people build and grow their data platforms. [more - bio & sessions]

David Fowler

https://sqlundercover.com rss feed
SQL Undercover
David is a Database Administrator with over 18 years experience working with SQL Server from version 6.5 through to 2019. He's DBA lead at one of the biggest software companies in the UK and is a keen blogger and speaker about all things SQL. [more - bio & sessions]

David L. Bojsen

Kapacity
David works as a Principal Architect at Kapacity A/S - the Danish Microsoft partner of the year 2019. [more - bio & sessions]

David Postlethwaite

http://www.gethynellis.com/
Banking Circle
David Postlethwaite works as a DBA and DevOps engineer for Banking Circle in Copenhagen, Denmark. Previously he was a SQL Server and Oracle DBA for Liverpool Victoria in Bournemouth, England. [more - bio & sessions]

David Trigano

Microsoft
Program Manager, Microsoft SQL Security [more - bio & sessions]

David van der Vliet

David has 18 years of experience in architecting and developing (big) data-driven systems. David loves to code and loves data modelling, spark, scala, and graphs [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]

Denis McDowell

McDowell Integrated Solutions
Denis McDowell is a Microsoft Data Professional with over 20 years managing Microsoft data platform technologies. He currently works as the Solutions Engineering Manager for SentryOne and owns a consulting practice in the Charlotte, NC area. [more - bio & sessions]

Denis O'Sullivan

Quest
Denis is a Database Management Consultant with Quest, a world leader in information management solutions. Denis has acquired a wide-range of experience and knowledge working as a data analyst, developer and database administrator. [more - bio & sessions]

Denis Reznik

http://reznik.uneta.com.ua rss feed
Intapp
Ukrainian Database geek and SQL community enthusiast. [more - bio & sessions]

Dennes Torres

https://www.red-gate.com/simple-talk/author/dennes-torres/
Ascent Software
Brazilian software architect and MCT specialized in Data Platform, user group leader living and working in Malta [more - bio & sessions]

Denny Cherry

http://www.dcac.com rss feed
Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting
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]

Dr John Tunnicliffe

https://devops-your-dwh.com/
DevOps you DWH
Dr. John Tunnicliffe is a hands-on architect of BI solutions for the modern enterprise. He inspires development teams to deliver best-in-class systems to meet the most demanding business requirements. [more - bio & sessions]

Dr Victoria Holt

https://blog.victoriaholt.co.uk/
CGI
Victoria is Data Architect who recently completed a research PhD looking at best practice and database systems management. Received the AOUG Will Swann Award for Innovation and Knowledge Development for Research, and is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP [more - bio & sessions]

Dr. Subramani Paramasivam

http://www.dageop.com
DAGEOP LTD
Dr.SubraMANI Paramasivam is a MVP, Owner of Global AI Meetup & 3 Power BI Groups, Microsoft Certified Trainer and Head of AI, Data Science, ML & BI at DAGEOP Ltd, having 21+ years of AI, Data & BI experience. [more - bio & sessions]

Dustin Dorsey

https://dustindorsey.com/
Lifepoint Health
Director of Data Management at Lifepoint Health, SQL/Azure cost management specialist, active blogger and speaker, user group leader and co-organizer of SQLSat Nashville. [more - bio & sessions]

Edgar Walther

http://www.itsmart.nl/blog/
ITsmart
Edgar is founder and owner of ITsmart, a BI consulting firm based in The Netherlands. He is also one of the founders of the Dutch Power BI User Group. He has been working for more than 15 years with the Microsoft Data Platform on many BI projects. [more - bio & sessions]

Edwin M Sarmiento

https://learnsqlserverhadr.com
15C Inc
Edwin M Sarmiento is the Managing Director of 15C and specializes in high availability, disaster recovery and containerizing SQL Server [more - bio & sessions]

Eirikur Eiriksson

https://www.highskillspartners.com
High Skills Partners
Eirikur is a skilled and experienced Data and Business Intelligence Architect. His experience and deep knowledge adds real value at both the strategic and implementation levels. This delivers value-add to business’s bottom line. [more - bio & sessions]

Eitan Blumin

https://www.eitanblumin.com/ rss feed
Madeira Data Solutions
Eitan Blumin is a SQL Server Database Expert with more than 14 years of experience in all fields relating to Microsoft SQL Server databases. Currently working as a Senior SQL Server Consultant and DBA Team Leader at Madeira Data Solutions in Israel. [more - bio & sessions]

Erik Darling

www.erikdarlingdata.com
Erik Darling Data
Is a combination of House of Pain and Bobby Brown [more - bio & sessions]

Erin Stellato

https://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/erin/
SQLskills
Erin Stellato is a Principal Consultant with SQLskills and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. She has worked with SQL Server since 2003. Her areas of interest include internals, performance tuning, and high and high availability and disaster recovery. [more - bio & sessions]

Erwin de Kreuk

https://www.erwindekreuk.com
I’m passionate Data Platform/ Sql Server enthusiast. Working as an Business Analytics Architect. Eager in helping out customers in getting the most added value out of their Analytics Environment. Focussed on solutions in the Azure Cloud. [more - bio & sessions]

Evan Chomer

Fujitsu
A self taught Willy Wonka (Used to work at the HARIBO factory) turned SQL and BI Professional who has set up two BI departments from scratch. [more - bio & sessions]

Felix Moller

Avanade Deutschland
Felix Moeller is a Senior Azure Analytics Architect at Avanade. He has been building Data Warehouses for about 8 years. The last years had a big focus on Azure based Data Platform solutions. Azure DevOps for Data Platform is now his passion. [more - bio & sessions]

Francesco Pizzolon

Altius
Francesco is a Principal Consultant in the Altius Microsoft Practice. His focus is in disrupting his clients' most difficult challenges using cutting edge cloud technologies, ultimately delivering innovation and value to businesses. [more - bio & sessions]

Gabi Münster

oh22data AG
Gabi Münster is a BI consultant at oh22data AG since 2010. With SQL Server experience since version 2000 her main topics are SSAS, SSRS and MDS. She is a PASS regional chapter lead and speaker on national and international events. [more - bio & sessions]

Gail Shaw

http://sqlinthewild.co.za rss feed
Entelect
Gail is a database specialist from Johannesburg, South Africa, working for Entelect Software. [more - bio & sessions]

Gianluca Sartori

http://spaghettidba.com rss feed
sqlconsulting.it
Gianluca Sartori is a SQL Server MVP, independent consultant and performance tuning specialist. He has been working with SQL Server since 1999. He is currently working as lead DBA at a famous Formula 1 team. [more - bio & sessions]

Grant Fritchey

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

Gregor Suttie

https://gregorsuttie.com
Sword IT
Azure Certified Developer now working as a Dev Team manager who is still hands on and has 20+ years experience as a developer, my passion is learning and giving back to the community. [more - bio & sessions]

Gunter Richter

http://www.gunterrichter.com
Adatis
Gunter helps organisations improve their performance through business and technology change. [more - bio & sessions]

Guy Glantser

https://www.madeiradata.com/blog
Madeira Data Solutions
Guy Glantser, Data Platform MVP, is the leader of the Israeli PASS group and also the CEO and founder of Madeira Data Solutions. His career has been focused on the Microsoft Data Platform for the past 20 years. [more - bio & sessions]

Hamish Watson

https://hybriddbablog.com
Morph iT Limited
Hamish Watson is passionate about community, devops, data and making a difference. Educating and helping others is a driver for Hamish and he speaks both locally and internationally and is a repeat guest lecturer at a local university. [more - bio & sessions]

Hasan Savran

http://h-savran.blogspot.com/
Progressive Insurance
Hasan Savran is Microsoft Data Platform MVP, BI Architect and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer. He has a unique 13 years background in Information Technology and Business Intelligence systems. [more - bio & sessions]

Haydn Durrant

http://www.adatis.co.uk
Adatis
Haydn is a Client Delivery Director for Adatis. He has a track record of successfully shaping, planning, managing, delivering and realising value from corporate business intelligence, CRM and analytics systems over a career that has spanned more than [more - bio & sessions]

Hilary Cotter

http://www.hilarycotter.com
I am a 20 year IT veteran and a 17 time SQL MVP award winner. I specialize in SQL HA technologies, full-text search and performance tuning. [more - bio & sessions]

Hollie Whittles

https://www.fraggleworks.com
FraggleWorks Ltd
Hollie Whittles is a TEDx speaker who delivers high quality speaker sessions on digital marketing. Hollie’s goal is to empower you to take control of your online profile through strategic planning, marketing and apps to make your life easier! [more - bio & sessions]

Hugo Kornelis

https://sqlserverfast.com/blog/
perFact B.V.
Hugo Kornelis is an established SQL Server community expert, with a strong focus on execution plans. He builds the website "the SQL Server Execution Plan Reference", and he was the technical editor for Grant Fritchey's book on execution plans. [more - bio & sessions]

Ian Griffiths

https://blogs.endjin.com/author/ian-griffiths/ rss feed
endjin
Ian has worked in various aspects of computing, including computer networking, embedded real-time systems, broadcast television systems, medical imaging, and all forms of cloud computing. He is a Technical Fellow at endjin [more - bio & sessions]

Ike Ellis

www.craftingbytes.com rss feed
Crafting Bytes
Ike Ellis is a seven time Microsoft MVP, author, and conference speaker. He regularly speaks at SQL PASS Summit, SQL Saturdays, and code camps around the world. [more - bio & sessions]

Indira Bandari

http://mytechlearning.blogspot.com/
HealthLink
Indira is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP in New Zealand. She has a Masters degree in Statistics and is passionate about data, analytics and Artificial Intelligence. She is a BI and SQL Lead, an international speaker, mentor and part-time Trainer [more - bio & sessions]

Itzik Ben-Gan

http://tsql.solidq.com
SolidQ
Itzik Ben-Gan is a T-SQL trainer at and co-founder of SolidQ. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, author of many T-SQL books, and a regular speaker at SQL Server related conferences. [more - bio & sessions]

Jake Hedges

Coeo
Data Platform Specialist and tech enthusiast working at Coeo! [more - bio & sessions]

Jakub Barzyk

Webstep
BI Consultant at Webstep. Passionate in sharing knowledge and expertise about Microsoft Power Platform and Azure Cloud. [more - bio & sessions]

James Broome

https://endjin.com
endjin
James has spent nearly 20 years delivering high quality software solutions addressing global business problems, with teams and clients across 3 continents. [more - bio & sessions]

James McGillivray

https://www.jimbabwe.co.za
Cobalt Analytics
James McGillivray is a South African Data Architect and Microsoft BI specialist. With a background in musical theater and public speaking, it is no surprise that he enjoys creating engaging presentations to educate and entertain. [more - bio & sessions]

James Serra

http://www.jamesserra.com/ rss feed
Microsoft
James is a Microsoft data platform solution architect in the New York Metro area. He specializes in the use and application of big data and advanced analytics on-prem, in the cloud, and hybrid. [more - bio & sessions]

Jan Mulkens

http://www.janmulkens.be rss feed
Ordina
Jan Mulkens is a speaker at conferences in Europe and organiser of 2 user groups and a conference. Apart from that he's a Microsoft BI Consultant and the Competence Center Lead for Microsoft Advanced Analytics at Ordina Belgium. [more - bio & sessions]

Jan Pieter Posthuma

https://azurebi.jppp.org
DataScenarios
Jan Pieter Posthuma is a Microsoft Data Consultant at DataScenarios (The Netherlands) and speaks frequently about different subject related to Power BI and the Azure Data platform . [more - bio & sessions]

Jan Rokicki

Microsoft data platform expert and Azure solutions architect with passion for secure, high-performance, maintainable data-driven applications that can be deployed with confidence on-premises and in the cloud. Blogger and frequent speaker. [more - bio & sessions]

Jaroslav Reken

https://www.joyfulcraftsmen.com/blog
Joyful
I'm Microsoft Data platform enthusiast with over 10 years of experience. I worked in this area from MS BI application solution development through MS BI infrastructure projects to pre-sales engineer. [more - bio & sessions]

Jasmin Azemovic

https://www.youtube.com/jasminazemovic
Mistarl/Faculty of Information Technologies
University Professor active in the areas of databases, information security, privacy, and forensic analysis. Data Platform Most Valuable Professional - MVP [more - bio & sessions]

Jason Bonello

https://adatis.co.uk/author/jasonbonello/
Adatis
A Data Analytics/BI Consultant at Adatis with 10 years experience, working in different roles with data. He has been part of SQL-based, information systems and data solution projects in various industries using both on-premises and on-cloud solutions [more - bio & sessions]

Jason Horner

http://www.jasonhorner.com
jasonhorner.com
Hi, my name is Jason I'm a practice lead at Redapt. I spend most of my day helping clients solve business problems mostly in the Data and Advanced Analytics spaces. [more - bio & sessions]

Jasraj Dange

Microsoft Corporation
Jasraj Dange is a Group Engineering Manager in the Microsoft SQL Server team. He has over 13 years of experience working on SQL and is currently responsible for SQL Big Data clusters, Language Extensibility/ML Services and Azure SQL Database Edge [more - bio & sessions]

Jean-Pierre Riehl

http://blog.djeepy1.net
AZEO
MVP, consultant, & manager, passionate by data concerns and specialized in Self-Service BI, especially in Power BI. I lead Data community in France. [more - bio & sessions]

Jennifer Stirrup

http://www.jenstirrup.com rss feed
Data Relish Ltd
Jen Stirrup, recently named as one of the top 9 female Business Intelligence experts globally, is a well-known Business Intelligence & Data Visualization expert, Microsoft MVP and Regional Director, author & worldwide technical community leader. [more - bio & sessions]

Jess Panni

https://blogs.endjin.com/author/jess-panni/ rss feed
Mr
Jess has over 20 years’ experience helping companies succeed through the smart use of technology. He has spent most of his career working for leading Microsoft partners across the UK and Australia and is now Principal at endjin, working with clients [more - bio & sessions]

Jess Pomfret

https://jesspomfret.com/ rss feed
Jess Pomfret, started working with SQL Server in 2011 and enjoys the problem-solving aspects of performance tuning and automating processes with PowerShell. She's originally from Wiltshire but spent the last 14 years living in Ohio, USA. [more - bio & sessions]

Jim Donahoe

www.sqlflipflopsdba.com
Microsoft
Jim is from a small town outside of Pittsburgh, PA called South Park. In his free time, he enjoys collecting and playing retro video games with his Wife. [more - bio & sessions]

Jim Dorame

Questar Assessment, Inc.
Jim Dorame has been working with SQL Server for over 20 years. Over those years he has learned a great deal from the SQL community. He has also given back to the community in the hopes that he may help someone in their career. [more - bio & sessions]

Joanna Podgoetsky

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Azure-Data-Share/bg-p/AzureDataShareBlog
Microsoft
Joanna Podgoetsky is a product manager for Microsoft, and currently works on Microsoft's flagship cloud data sharing solution - Azure Data Share. She has worked in the Data, Analytics & AI space for over 13 years. [more - bio & sessions]

Joe Griffin

https://crmchap.co.uk rss feed
SOLO Cloud Solutions
My name is Joe and I am a Dynamics 365 certified professional, who also works extensively with Microsoft Azure, SQL Server, Power BI and Azure DevOps. I help organisations implement end-to-end technical solutions involving these products. [more - bio & sessions]

Joey D'Antoni

http://joeydantoni.com rss feed
Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting
Joey D'Antoni is a principal consultant for Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting. 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]

Johan Ludvig Brattås

Capgemini
Johan Ludvig is a managing consultant at Capgemini. He has worked With MS SQL Server since late 1999, but these days finds himself mostly in the cloud. [more - bio & sessions]

John McCormack

https://johnmccormack.it/ rss feed
Nebula Data Solutions
I'm John McCormack. I've been working with SQL Server since 2012. I also work with Azure & AWS cloud solutions. I hold the MCSE: Data Management and Analytics and I am an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate. [more - bio & sessions]

John Morehouse

https://www.sqlrus.com rss feed
Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting
John is a Consultant with Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting helping clients all over the world achieve top performance with their Microsoft SQL Server environment. He is a frequent speaker at SQL Saturday events as well as other IT conferences. [more - bio & sessions]

John Q Martin

JQM Consulting
John Martin is a Data Platform Engineer working in the financial sector as well as Director-at-Large for the PASS organisation and currently a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. [more - bio & sessions]

John Welch

http://agilebi.com/jwelch rss feed
SentryOne
John Welch works at SentryOne, where he leads the development of a suite of products that empower the Microsoft data professional to achieve breakthrough performance in their solutions. [more - bio & sessions]

Jonathan Stewart

https://sqllocks.net/
SQLLocks, LLC
Jonathan is a SQL Server professional of 17 years. He is passionate about data and making sense of it. He is passionate about using data to effect positive change in his local community of Columbus, Ohio. [more - bio & sessions]

Jose Manuel Jurado Diaz

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Azure-Database-Support-Blog/bg-p/AzureDBSupport
Microsoft
José Manuel Jurado currently works as Escalation Engineer and SME in Azure SQL Database at Microsoft Spain. With over 20+ years of experience in SQL Server environments he is a speaker for internal events at Microsoft and for public events. [more - bio & sessions]

José Mendes

http://blogs.adatis.co.uk/josemendes/
Adatis
A Principal Data Analytics Consultant working for Adatis Consulting with experience in delivering Microsoft Azure/ SQL Data Analytics solutions across a range of industries. [more - bio & sessions]

Jovan Popovic

Microsoft
Jovan Popovic is Program Manager working in Microsoft Development Center Serbia on SQL Server/Azure SQL Database products. He is working on SQL language and various SQL engine components such as column store, in-memory OLTP, etc. [more - bio & sessions]

Juan E. Moreno Romo

Microsoft
I have been working for more than 20 years in developing and data base technologies. Currently I am happily working in Microsoft, based in Madrid (Spain), focused in SQL Server Business as Support Escalation Engineer for SQL Server Core EMEA [more - bio & sessions]

Just Blindbæk

http://justB.dk rss feed
justB and Orange Man
Independent BI consultant with extensive experience in all phases of BI development on Microsoft SQL Server, Azure and Power BI. MVP and founder of Microsoft BI Professionals Denmark (MsBIP.dk) and Power BI UG Denmark (PowerBI.dk). [more - bio & sessions]

Justin Langford

http://www.coeo.com/
Coeo Ltd
Justin is Director at Coeo, a Microsoft Gold Partner providing SQL Server consulting services and dedicated support for SQL Server and Azure data services. Justin co-authored Wrox IT Pro SQL Server 2012 Internals and Troubleshooting. [more - bio & sessions]

Kalen Delaney

rss feed
Microsoft
Kalen Delaney has been working with SQL Server for over 32 years, providing advanced SQL Server training to clients around the world. She SQL Server MVP for 25 years before joining Microsoft where she writes and delivers SQL Server training. [more - bio & sessions]

Kamil Nowinski

https://www.sqlplayer.net rss feed
Altius Data
Blogger, Speaker, Microsoft Data Platform MVP, MCSE. Principal Microsoft Consultant at Altius Data. [more - bio & sessions]

Kasper de Jonge

Microsoft
Kasper de Jonge is a Principal Program Manager on the Power BI team at Microsoft. [more - bio & sessions]

Kellyn Gorman

https://dbakevlar.com rss feed
Microsoft
A talented and accomplished technical evangelist and professional geek- Azure Data Platform Architect in Oracle On Azure, Power BI and AI for EdTech at Microsoft. A proud member of Oak Table and Oracle ACE Director Alumnus and former Idera ACE. [more - bio & sessions]

Kendra Little

http://www.littlekendra.com rss feed
Redgate
Kendra Little is a DevOps Advocate for Redgate Software, a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server, and a recipient of the Microsoft MVP award. [more - bio & sessions]

Kevin Chant

https://www.KevinRChant.com
Sogeti Nederland
Established SQL Server DBA with 23 years experience in the IT sector. originally from the UK and now living in the Netherlands [more - bio & sessions]

Kevin Feasel

https://curatedsql.com rss feed
Envizage, LLC
Kevin Feasel is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and CTO at Envizage. [more - bio & sessions]

Kevin Kline

https://www.sentryone.com/blog/author/kevin-kline
SentryOne
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 https://www.sentryone.com/blog/author/kevin-kline. [more - bio & sessions]

Kimberly L. Tripp

http://www.SQLskills.com/blogs/Kimberly rss feed
SQLskills
Kimberly L. Tripp works as a Speaker, Writer, Trainer and Consultant for SQLskills.com, which she founded in 1995 after leaving Microsoft, and currently runs with her husband, Paul Randal. [more - bio & sessions]

Klaus Aschenbrenner

https://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]

Laura GB

https://hatfullofdata.blog/ rss feed
Passionate energetic speaker who has been enjoying playing with data for many years. Freelance trainer, speaker and agony aunt. Microsoft MVP [more - bio & sessions]

Lazaros Viastikopoulos

https://adatis.co.uk/author/lazarosviastikopoulos/
Adatis
Senior Power BI Consultant at Adatis #Nerd Love helping organisations improve their decision-making process, all through Power BI. [more - bio & sessions]

Lindsey Allen

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/AI-Customer-Engineering-Team/bg-p/AICustomerEngineeringTeam rss feed
Microsoft
Lindsey is Director of PM for Microsoft Azure AI Platform. Lindsey worked at Microsoft since 1995, held many different roles in Enterprise services, Data products and AI platform. [more - bio & sessions]

Magnus Ahlkvist

http://www.tsql.nu rss feed
Transmokopter SQL AB
20 year SQL Server professional with a need for speed. [more - bio & sessions]

Mahesh Balija

Microsoft
Mahesh Balija is a Cloud Solution Architect specialized in IOT, Data and AI, he likes solving challenges with Big Data and always love to work with bleeding edge technologies such as Quantum Computing to solve complex problems. [more - bio & sessions]

Malcolm Smith

Playstudios Asia
Data professional from Northern England, working with MS SQL Server 2000 to 2019. From February 2018 I've been working in Asia, for an online auction company in Bangkok and currently an online gaming company in Hong Kong. [more - bio & sessions]

Manish Kumar

Microsoft Ltd.
Having done an engineering degree, technology has always been my passion. Its been 20+ years working on different versions of Microsoft SQL Server/Azure SQL DB. In the year 2017, I joined Microsoft and currently work as Cloud Solution Architect. [more - bio & sessions]

Marcelo Adade

http://www.dbbits.com.br
The Pythian Group
Microsoft Data Platform Lead Consultant at The Pythian Group. Currently an MVP, also holds MCSE, MCT and OCP certifications, has more than 15 years of Database Administration experience. [more - bio & sessions]

Marco Russo

http://www.sqlbi.com/blog/ rss feed
SQLBI
Marco Russo is a trainer and consultant in Microsoft BI. He wrote several books about Power BI, Analysis Services and PowerPivot. Marco has been a speaker at SQLBits, PASS Summit and Microsoft Ignite. [more - bio & sessions]

Margarita Naumova

http://maginaumova.com
Inspirit
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, CEO of inspirit.bg and Inspir-it.no [more - bio & sessions]

Mark Broadbent

http://tenbulls.co.uk rss feed
Microsoft Data Platform MVP and Microsoft Certified Master MCM of SQL Server focusing on Microsoft Azure, Azure DevOps, SQL Server, Administration, Development, Business Intelligence, Docker, Data Factory, and Cosmos DB. [more - bio & sessions]

Mark Hayes

Data Smart - Data Platform Consultants
A seasoned data professional with 20+ years of experience in SQL Server/Analysis Services and related technologies. Leader of the Cork SQL and Power Platform User Groups and the Cork SQL Saturday and a regular speaker at user groups in Ireland. [more - bio & sessions]

Mark Pryce-Maher

http://www.microsoft.com rss feed
Microsoft
Mark Pryce-Maher s a Data Architect on the Azure Synapse Analytics Customer Success Engineering team at Microsoft, where he his working with customers implementing Azure Synapse Analytics. [more - bio & sessions]

Mark Wilcock

http://zomalex.co.uk
Zomalex Ltd
Mark specialises in reporting and analysis of financial data. He runs London Business Analytics Group, a popular, active meetup. He is a MVP on the Data Platform. [more - bio & sessions]

Marsha Pierce

http://marshapiercedba.com/
Pure Storage
Marsha is a Solutions Architect with Pure Storage and Idera Ace Class of 2020. She has focused her career on CI/CD and HA Solutions, which is why she is delving into the world of containers! She is passionate about aligning infrastructure and dev. [more - bio & sessions]

Martin Croft

http://blog.sqlserversolutions.co.uk
SQL Server Solutions Ltd
Martin Croft is a time served SQL developer / DBA contractor / Consultant who has worked with SQL Server since SQL 6.5, having attended the user groups for many years he wanted to (try) and give something back for all the things he's have picked up f [more - bio & sessions]

Matt Gordon

https://www.sqlatspeed.com rss feed
Insight Digital Innovation
Matt is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and has worked with SQL Server since 2000. He uses those years of real world experience as a data platform consultant helping clients design deployment solutions that meet their ever-changing business needs. [more - bio & sessions]

Matt How

http://blogs.adatis.co.uk/matthow/
Adatis
Matt is a Business Intelligence specialist and international speaker with a commitment to staying up to date with the latest tech and delivering solutions that clients want to use. [more - bio & sessions]

Michael Makhlevich

Microsoft
Product Manager at Advanced Data Security, Microsoft. [more - bio & sessions]

Michael Rys

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/mrys/
Microsoft
Michael Rys is a Principal Program Manager in the Azure Big Data team at Microsoft, working on Azure Synapse, .NET support for Spark and other big data projects. [more - bio & sessions]

Mihail Mateev

https://softproject.technology/ rss feed
Soft Project Ltd
Mihail Mateev is a Technical Consultant, Community enthusiast, PASS RM for CEE, PASS and chapter lead, Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft MVP - Microsoft Azure, Ph.D. on Cloud Computing [more - bio & sessions]

Mike Byrd

http://www.tsqlmentoring.com/ rss feed
ByrdNest Consulting
Former rocket scientist and USAF Fighter Pilot--now SQL Server geek (24 years)! Past opportunities include tech writer for PC Magazine, Senior Software Manager for federal munitions committee, and insurance company CTO. Now DB consultant. [more - bio & sessions]

Mislav Karaula

Span Plc.
Mislav is an experienced database developer, MCSE: Data Management and Analytics holder, has got a masters in mathematics and is a speaker at conferences. Works as a Senior Database Developer in Data Analytics Team in Span Plc. [more - bio & sessions]

Mladen Prajdić

http://www.ssmstoolspack.com
Mladen Prajdic s.p.
Mladen Prajdić is a Data Platform MVP from Slovenia and a C# and SQL Server developer for over 20 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]

Mohammad Darab

https://mohammaddarab.com rss feed
Mohammad Darab is a Microsoft data professional, speaker and blogger with over 19 years of IT professional experience, 10+ years of that working with SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Monica Rathbun

http://sqlespresso.com rss feed
Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting
A Consultant for Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting, a Microsoft MVP for Data Platform and a MCSE in Data Management and Analytics. She has over 18 years of experience working with a wide variety of database platforms with a focus on SQL Server. [more - bio & sessions]

Neil Holmes

http://withrecovery.com rss feed
Jet2.com
Neil has been a DBA for over 10 years, and has spent the last bunch trying to be nice to application developers. He specialises in deploying changes to databases, and trying to make DBAs, Operators and Devs lives easier through the magic of DevOps. [more - bio & sessions]

Neil Millington

Microsoft (UK)
An Azure Cloud Solution Architect working within Microsoft. [more - bio & sessions]

Nellie Gustafsson

Microsoft
Senior program manager in the SQL Server product team. Worked on the release of SQL Server 2016 with R Services, Machine Learning Services in SQL Server 2017 and Java language extension and Big Data Clusters in SQL Server 2019. [more - bio & sessions]

Niall Langley

https://www.sqlsmarts.com
Niall has been building data solutions on the Microsoft platform for 12 years. In the past few years Niall has been focused on helping clients with data engineering in Azure. Niall is active in the data community, helping run the Bristol user group. [more - bio & sessions]

Nico Jacobs

http://www.u2u.be/ rss feed
U2U Training
Dr. Nico Jacobs is a SQL Server trainer and consultant at U2U since 2004. Nico creates and delivers courses on SQL Server, Power BI and the Azure Big Data & AI stack [more - bio & sessions]

Niels Berglund

https://nielsberglund.com rss feed
Derivco
Niels is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and works as Software Architect at Derivco in Durban South Africa. Niels has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 4.2. He is a presenter at technology conferences, such as: SQL PASS, DevWeek, etc. [more - bio & sessions]

Niko Neugebauer

http://www.nikoport.com rss feed
Claranet
Niko Neugebauer is a Data Professional. A SQL Server MVP with over 20 years experience in IT field, he is very passionate about SQL Server and Community. [more - bio & sessions]

Oliver Engels

http://www.ssis-components.net
oh22data AG
Oliver Engels is CEO of oh22data AG, a Microsoft Gold Partner in Germany specializing in Analytics and Cloud Technology. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and a Microsoft pTSP for Data and AI [more - bio & sessions]

Paul Andrew

https://mrpaulandrew.com/
Altius
Microsoft Data Platform MVP. 10+ years’ experience working with the complete on premises SQL Server stack. Now working as a principal consultant and solution architect dealing with data platform deliveries in Azure. [more - bio & sessions]

Paul Randal

https://www.sqlskills.com/ rss feed
SQLskills.com
Paul’s an author, consultant, and top-rated speaker at events like PASS, TechEd, and SQLintersection. He spent 9 years working on the SQL Server team through 2007 and since then co-owns and runs SQLskills.com with his wife Kimberly L. Tripp. [more - bio & sessions]

Pedro Lopes

http://aka.ms/sqlserverteam rss feed
Microsoft
Pedro Lopes is a Principal Program Manager in the Azure Data SQL Server team, focusing on the Relational Engine for SQL Server and Azure SQL (Query Processor, Query Performance, Programmability). [more - bio & sessions]

Per Christopher Undheim

dbWatch AS
Senior DBA at dbWatch AS, a Norwegian software company which develops a software solution for database operations. Has over 15years of experience in different aspects of database management on Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server platforms. [more - bio & sessions]

Pieter Vanhove

Microsoft
I'm a Solution Architect of the Data Migration Jumpstart Engineering Team at Microsoft. I have been working with SQL Server since 2000 and love all the new Data & AI Azure Stuff! I'm also a regular speaker at Belgian and international events. [more - bio & sessions]

Pinal Dave

https://blog.sqlauthority.com rss feed
SQLAuthority.com
Pinal Dave is a SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and an independent consultant. He has authored 12 SQL Server database books, 30 Pluralsight courses and has written over 5000 articles at SQLauthority.com [more - bio & sessions]

Piotr Mucha

Adatis
Data Analyst Consultant – joined Adatis in 2019 where he builds Modern Data Warehouses using Azure platform. Main areas of expertise: Azure Databricks [more - bio & sessions]

Prathy Kamasani

http://prathy.com/
Infinity Data Analytics
Prathy Kamasani is a Microsoft Valuable Professional. London based Power BI consultant and London Power BI user group organiser. [more - bio & sessions]

Ralph Attard

Northern Gas and Power
Ralph is an enterprise and data platform architect with over 15 years of hands-on and leading positions. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer who regularly speaks at a local user-group and at conferences from time to time. [more - bio & sessions]

Randolph West

https://bornsql.ca/ rss feed
Born SQL
Randolph West is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, and has worked with SQL Server since the late 1990s. When not consulting, you can see them acting on the stage and screen, or doing voices for independent video games. [more - bio & sessions]

Raul Gonzalez

http://www.sqldoubleg.com rss feed
Coeo Ltd
I like pushing SQL Server to its limits. When I am not at work you can find me with my family or at the gym. [more - bio & sessions]

Raúl Jiménez Aguilera

InnoGames GmbH
Raúl Jiménez Aguilera is InnoGames’ expert BI Developer. Before joining Germany’s biggest games developer, he accumulated more than 12 years’ experience with Microsoft BI systems as well as supporting Microsoft with presales activities. [more - bio & sessions]

Raymond Sondak

http://www.analyticsaholic.com
Analyticsaholic
Raymond Sondak is a technical data architect, analytics consultant, and owner of Analyticsaholic. He is also the 1st BimlHero Certified Expert in the Netherlands and expert in agile end-to-end (Big) Data Platform and Analytics implementation. [more - bio & sessions]

Reid Havens

http://www.havensconsulting.net rss feed
Havens Consulting Inc
Reid is the Founder of Havens Consulting Inc, Microsoft MVP, and an avid Business Intelligence evangelist. [more - bio & sessions]

Reinhard Fluegel

Started as an application developer in the early 90’s using C++, Access and SQL-Server. Since around 2010 focusing on Database Development mainly SQL-Server. Holding several Microsoft certifications such as: MCSE Data Platform, Business Intelligence [more - bio & sessions]

Reiss McSporran

Purple Frog
Reiss is a Business Intelligence Developer at Purple Frog and is co-organiser of the Birmingham Data Platform Meetup. He has been working with Reporting and Business Intelligence for over a decade. [more - bio & sessions]

Rich Benner

https://richbenner.com rss feed
Deltek
A performance tuning DBA with a passion for making servers run faster. [more - bio & sessions]

Richard Munn

https://www.talkingdata.rocks
Nationwide Building Society
A SQLServer DBA for nearly 20 years. Can be seen in the wild at community events on the South West of the UK. [more - bio & sessions]

Richie Lee

https://bzzzt.io
Sabin IO
Richie Lee is a senior consultant at Sabin IO. A man of many hats (literally and figuratively), he has worked in many different roles from developer, DBA and TFS Admin. When not in front of a computer he can be found playing Pokemon Go. [more - bio & sessions]

Rishi Sapra

Altius
Rishi is a speaker, trainer, consultant and technology evangelist specialising in Power BI, and has presented at several global conferences over the past few years. He works with a number of large Enterprise customers on self-serve BI Architecture an [more - bio & sessions]

Rita Dias

Microsoft
Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft for Power BI and AI [more - bio & sessions]

Rob Litjens

Using SQL since version 6.5 and since then worked with lots of Microsoft Server products to support SQL Server. Main focus on security and Infrastructure. Working with Azure. Like to travel, mountainbike, snowboard, judo and walk with my dog. [more - bio & sessions]

Rob Sewell

http://sqldbawithabeard.com rss feed
Sewells Consulting
I’m a database automation expert and DBA with a passion for helping my peers increase their data’s performance through automation. I'm told I have a fabulous beard. [more - bio & sessions]

Rob Volk

http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/robv
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 Edgson (Bob)

I've Traditional back ground Windows / Linux Admin Evolved in to MCT , then returned to the hands on over the last two decades as a DBA and Bi developer. The love for teaching others has not gone away with many years as a volunteer at SQLbits. [more - bio & sessions]

Robert French

https://www.sqlbob.uk/
Eyecademy
Roberts primary passion to help others to achieve more by sharing some of the knowledge he has been privileged to receive from others. [more - bio & sessions]

Robin Lester

http://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/robinlester/ rss feed
Microsoft
Cloud / Data Solutions Architect with Microsoft in the UK. Focusing on all areas of the data and AI stack. [more - bio & sessions]

Rony Chatterjee

Microsoft
Rony is a Senior Product Manager on Azure Data and is responsible for building the next generation Intelligent Data products for enterprise customers. [more - bio & sessions]

Rui Romano

http://ruiromanoblog.wordpress.com/ rss feed
DevScope
Rui Romano is a Data Platform MVP with more than 15 years of experience on the Microsoft BI Platform. [more - bio & sessions]

Rune Ovlien Rakeie

EVRY AS
Rune have been working with databases for over 20 years, primarily in those years with Microsoft SQL Server. Active in the #sqlcommunity and together with his excellent team of volunteers has run SQLSaturday Oslo for the past 3 years. [more - bio & sessions]

Sacha Tomey

https://adatis.co.uk/author/sachatomey/ rss feed
Adatis
Sacha Tomey is Technical Director and co-founder of Adatis. He has an extensive background in technology, data in particular having delivered strategic enterprise solutions into a variety of industries across a broad selection of organisations. [more - bio & sessions]

Sander Stad

https://www.sqlstad.nl
Waypoint Analytical
Sander is a SQL Server DBA and has worked with SQL Server since version 2000. He's a PowerShell enthusiast and he'll try to automate anything that is repetitive. He is also a Cloud and Datacenter MVP [more - bio & sessions]

Sander van der Hoeff

http://www.du-sabot.nl
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]

Sandesh Nagaraj

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandeshnagaraj
Expeditus
I am a certified Data Architect with around 15 years of experience in Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and Database Implementation. [more - bio & sessions]

Sandip Pani

http://www.sqlservergeeks.com/author/sandippani/
Nextgen Healthcare
I've more than 12 years of experience on Data field. I help to solve data related issues. I love cleaning data to make better recipe. [more - bio & sessions]

Sandy Winarko

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/SQL-Server-Integration-Services/bg-p/SSIS
Microsoft Asia-Pacific Technology Co. Ltd.
Sandy is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, currently driving the efforts to modernize SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) on premises and in the cloud as part of ADF (Azure Data Factory). [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 1994 as a Principal Consultant focusing on the Microsoft Data Platform. He is active in the SQL community as an organizer of the Hamburg PASS Chapter and as a speaker on SQL related events. [more - bio & sessions]

Satya Jayanty

http://sqlserver-qa.net/blogs/Bloggers.aspx rss feed
D Bi A Consulting Limited
Enterprise Architect specialised in the data platform and cloud computing, with considerable leadership & delivery management experience in dealing multiple transformation & digitalisation projects (end-to-end B2B, B2C) with a strategy. [more - bio & sessions]

Scott James Bell

http://www.myyearindata.com
Altius
Scott is currently a senior consultant with Altius focusing on the intelligent applications with the Azure Data Platform. Previously, he was a data scientist at the biggest Education Software company in the UK. [more - bio & sessions]

Simon Suthers

Property Market Analysis LLP
I have worked as SQL Developer since using SQL 2000 almost 20 years ago. I have an interest in Machine learning and have a MSc in Data Science from City University. Working for a real estate company, I also have an interest in anything GIS. [more - bio & sessions]

Simon Whiteley

https://www.advancinganalytics.co.uk/blog
Advancing Analytics
Director of Engineering for Advancing Analytics Ltd and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. Simon is a seasoned solution architect & technical lead with well over a decade of Microsoft Analytics experience. [more - bio & sessions]

Steph Locke

https://itsalocke.com rss feed
Locke Data
Steph is the founder of a consultancy in the UK. Her talks, blog posts, conferences, and business all have one thing in common – they help people get started with data science. Steph holds the Microsoft MVP award for her community contributions. [more - bio & sessions]

Stephan Stoltze

http://stoltzeit.dk/nyheder-blog/
Stoltze IT
Stephan has more than 19 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]

Stijn Wynants

https://swyssql.wordpress.com/
Microsoft
Stijn is a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer on Data & AI and a DataMinds core member. He is also one of the organizers of the local user group sessions & the yearly event called DataMinds Connect (SQL Server Days). [more - bio & sessions]

Stuart Moore

https://stuart-moore.com rss feed
Stuart has been working with data since 1998 across a wide range of platforms. A Data Platform MVP since 2018, (ISC)2 CISSP certified, runs 2 usergroups, helps organise Data Relay and a major contributor to the dbatools project [more - bio & sessions]

Sushil Shah

Microsoft UK
Sushil is experienced Information Architect with more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing architectural concepts, data and information strategies, road maps, frameworks, and recommended practices. [more - bio & sessions]

Terry McCann

https://www.advancinganalytics.co.uk rss feed
Advancing Analytics
Terry is a Microsoft Artificial Intelligence MVP. His focus is on all things AI and Data Science. Terry has a passion for applying traditional Software Engineering techniques to Data, to improve the way teams deliver Machine Learning projects. [more - bio & sessions]

Thomas Hütter

https://sqlfredo.wordpress.com/
Developer, consultant, accidental DBA, author and speaker at SQL conferences around Europe. [more - bio & sessions]

Tomaz Kastrun

http://tomaztsql.wordpress.com rss feed
Microsoft Data Platform MVP, BI/DEV with 20+ years of background with statistics and math and more than 15+ years of MS SQL experience. Frequent speaker at SQL Saturday events and local user groups and Microsoft related events (PASS, 24HOP). [more - bio & sessions]

Uwe Ricken

http://www.sqlmaster.de
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]

Vitor Fava

http://www.vitorfava.com
Pythian
Microsoft AI and Data Platform MVP with extensive experience in the areas of Database and Information Technology, working on planning, implementation and maintenance of large corporate database servers [more - bio & sessions]

Vitor Pombeiro

Microsoft
Passionate with SQL Server since SQL Server 2000 and before that with SQL AnyWhere and since a few years with the Azure cloud. [more - bio & sessions]

Vivian Paiva

Microsoft
I am a passioned data professional with more than 10 years of experience working across Europe. [more - bio & sessions]

Warwick Rudd

https://sqlmastersconsulting.com.au/sql-server-blog/
SQL Masters Consulting
Warwick Rudd is the founder and principal consultant at SQL Masters Consulting.A Microsoft Certified Master – SQL Server 2008 and Data Platform MVP who likes to get away to the snow when not working with technology. [more - bio & sessions]

Will Velida

https://medium.com/willvelida
ASB Bank
Software Engineer at ASB Bank, New Zealand. I build cool things using .NET and Azure Cosmos DB! [more - bio & sessions]

Wolfgang Strasser

http://workingondata.wordpress.com rss feed
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Wolfgang Strasser works as a Data Consultant in Austria. His database heart beats for data integration, database design and ETL techniques. In 2015, Wolfgang was awarded with the Microsoft Data Platform MVP Award. [more - bio & sessions]

Yaniv Yehuda

http://www.dbmaestro.com
DBmaestro.com
Yaniv is co-founder and CTO of DBmaestro, an enterprise software development company focusing on database development and deployment technologies. Yaniv is also the co-founder and head of development for Extreme Technology, an IT service provider. [more - bio & sessions]