Yuki Hata John Morehouse
Yuki is a Junior Consultant at Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting. He began his IT career with DCAC, immersing himself in the world of SQL Server. After joining as an intern, Yuki continued to expand his knowledge about Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL. He was promoted to Junior Consultant and currently services active clients. Prior to his life altering career change, Yuki played professional soccer in Japan and was pursuing a career in physical therapy. When he's not immersed in client issues, he enjoys spending time surfing, playing soccer, and being with his wife and friends.
Yuki Hata John Morehouse's Sessions
Switching Careers: From PT to ITSQLBits 2023
The biggest risk in life is not taking one. Would you switch careers in the middle of the pandemic to a field that you have no experience in? That is exactly what Yuki did: he was on the brink of starting his doctorate for physical therapy when he decided to make the last minute change to become a DBA. Yuki and his mentor, John Morehouse, both found themselves in unique positions on opposite ends of their careers with a long road ahead of them. Listen to Yuki's unique journey of becoming a DBA and hear John's advice on how to mentor someone from early days.