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]

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]

Ami Levin

http://www.amilevin.com
Illuminati
For the past 25 years Ami has been helping organizations derive value from data by teaching, consulting, and practicing data, databases, relational modeling and SQL. [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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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 SQL and BI Professional who has set up two BI departments with well known organisations. [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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Michael Makhlevich

Microsoft
Product Manager at Advanced Data Security, Microsoft. [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 Ltd.
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 (database) developer in Data Analytics Team in Span Ltd. [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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Rich Benner

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

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]

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]

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]

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

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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]

Steph Locke

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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]

Thomas Hütter

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

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]