This is a list of speakers from the XML Guidebook records. The details and URLs were valid at the time of the event.
Robert Skoglund – Microsoft Worldwide Business Intelligence Technical Community Lead and Technical Lead for Enterprise Services Big Data Strategy – has deep knowledge of the Microsoft products required for delivering enterprise-class BI and data warehousing solutions. With experience implementing both MSF and SCRUM project management principles, he has implemented successful BI, DW, system integration, and application development solutions. Robert joined Microsoft in 2001 and has worked in many client-facing consultancy roles in the retail, financial services, and manufacturing sectors.
A PASS member, Robert hosts a monthly BI User Group at the Microsoft office in his home town. He was one of the first independent Microsoft Certified Trainers (circa 1994), and regularly presents technical sessions at such events as TechReady, xDM, TechEd North America, and SharePoint Connections.
Brian Knight, SQL Server MVP, MCSE, MCDBA, is the co-founder of SQLServerCentral.com and JumpstartTV.com. He runs the local SQL Server users group in Jacksonville (JSSUG) and was recently on the Board of Directors of the Professional Association for
Judy is an independent consultant and MCT with the MCAD, MCSD, MCTS:SQL Server 2005, MCITP: Database Development certifications. Currently, Judy is teaching for Microsoft Certified Learning Providers across the country.
Kendal Van Dyke
Kendal is a database strategist, community advocate, public speaker, and blogger. A practiced IT professional with over 15 years of SQL Server experience, Kendal excels at disaster recovery, high availability planning/implementation, amp; debugging/troubleshooting mission critical SQL Server environments. Kendal is a Senior Consultant on the Microsoft Premier Developer Support team and President of MagicPASS (http://magicpass.sqlpass.org), the Orlando, FL based chapter of PASS. Before joining Microsoft, Kendal was a SQL Server/Data Platform MVP from 2011-2016.
Mike Antonovich is the Assistant Director of Web Services for Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL, overseeing the SharePoint Portal and .NET applications team. Mike has been using SQL since 1998 and SharePoint since 2007 and has a passion for all topics BI. He#39;s spoken at over 25 SQLSaturday events since the first one in Orlando. He has published seven computer books ad has spoken at two PASS Summits on BI related topics.
Rushabh Mehta is a Business Intelligence Mentor with SolidQ and the Managing Director for Solid Quality India Pvt. Ltd. He served as PASS President for 2010/2011 term.
Rushabh has worked with MS Data Platform since 1998 and has designed and developed BI systems since 2001. He has been the lead architect for many large-scale and complex BI solutions for clients such as Publix, Raymond James, Jackson Hewitt, US Dept. of Defense, and Microsoft. He is an MVP with Microsoft, Damp;B amp; Melissa Data
Robert C. Cain (http://arcanecode.com) is a Microsoft MVP, MCTS Certified in BI, and is the owner of Arcane Training and Consulting, LLC. He is also a course author for Plurasight, author for Red Gate's SImple Talk website, and co-author of 4 books. A popular speaker, Robert has presented at events such as the SQL PASS Summit, TechEd, CodeStock, and numerous SQLSaturdays. Robert has over 25 years experience in the IT industry, working in a variety of fields ranging from manufacturing to telecommunications to nuclear power.
Jon Winer is a Senior Developer with Channel Intelligence specializing in C#, XML, and SQL Server. Jon has more than 10 years experience as a developer and enjoys finding pragmatic ways to employ the latest bits of technology.
Andy Warren is a SQL Server consultant and trainer based in Orlando, FL. Focusing on administration, performance tuning, and SQL Server patterns and practices, he’s been a SQL Server MVP since 2008. Andy served two terms on the PASS Board of Directors, was a founding principal in SQLServerCentral, and created both the SQLSaturday and SQLRally event models.
Chris Rock is a developer, DBA, and trainer for End to End Training. Chris is a frequent presenter at area Code Camps and has written several articles on SQLServerCentral.com and SQLTeam.com. He also blogs about all things SQL and .Net related at http://www.rocksthoughts.com
Wes is a Senior Consultant with Durable Impact Consulting, a Florida-based data warehouse and business intelligence firm. Wes has over 10 years experience working with clients around the world, both large and small, on their business intelligence and operational needs.
Barry Ralston is Chief Architect for Business Intelligence with Birmingham-based ComFrame Software. Barry is also Microsoft Corporation’s Virtual Technical Specialist (VTS) for Business Intelligence, responsible for assisting in Alabama, Mississippi and Northwest Florida in sales efforts including customer meetings, software demonstrations and Proof of Concept efforts. Barry’s client successes include: Georgia Tech Research Institute, Bank of Hawaii, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and Aflac.