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I#39;m a senior Business Intelligence consultant and I#39;m specialized in data mining and big data applications.
Since 2004, I’ve designed and developed Business Intelligence and Data Mining solutions based mainly on the Microsoft platform. The main activities I’m involved in are:
- Data Mining amp; Machine Learning projects.
- Data warehouse, OLAP cubes, ETL design and implementation
- Training on BI amp; Data minign topics
- Lecturing at Univesit#224; Bocconi
- Writing Books
Francesco De Chirico is a consultant, trainer and speaker specialized in modeling and developing complex BI solutions with the Microsoft BI stack. He has been working with SSAS since 2001 and has a strong knowledge of the MDX, DAX and M. He focused on all the Microsoft Data Platform especially on Power BI. Co-leader of the PASS Global Italian Virtual Group and Milan Power BI User Group, regular speaker at events like PASS SQLSaturday, Microsoft Certified Trainer for many years, Francesco holds several Microsoft certifications including the prestigious SSAS Maestro for BI certification (2012) and the Microsoft Professional Program Data Science certification (2017). He is the project creator of the Analysis Services Query Analyzer tool.
Saverio Lorenzini is a Principal Engineer at the Premier Field Engineering division in Microsoft Italy. He has a master degree in Computer Science Engineering from University of Pisa, and joined Microsoft in 1998, where he started working on SQL Server from version 7.0.
With more than 20 years of experience on SQL Server, he works on customer projects, focusing on performance tuning and optimization, solution development. He recently designed and developed SQL Monitoring Dashboard, a monitoring and performance analysis Web solution for SQL Server farms, sold by Microsoft Italy to Premier customers. He is a speaker at Microsoft events (TechReady), SQLPASS Summit and at PASS SQL Saturday community conferences, where he is an active member.
Consultant and trainer in business intelligence, analytics and data mining on Methode . Teacher for ITS courses of data warehouse at the University of Pordenone.
Salvatore Pellitteri lives in Italy. He is Developer Team Manager in Microsys Srl. He works on integration application projects using Microsoft Integration stack and on data platform projects using SQL Server.
Salvatore works with BizTalk Server and Azure Integration technologies since the first version and has worked in many big integration project with several Italian enterprise organizations using many technologies like SAP, Oracle, SQL Server, Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM/AX/NAV, AS400, J.D. Edwards, EDI and HL7.
He is Microsoft P-Seller for Data Platform and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft Application Integration / Azure for three years.
Andrea Martorana Tusa
Andrea Martorana Tusa is a Business Intelligence Team Manager at Würth Phoenix, the IT and consulting company of the Würth-Group.
He is awarded as MVP in the Data Platform category
Former BI Specialist at Widex, a Danish manufacturing company, and BI Developer in the IT department of an Italian banking group. 20+ years of experience working with data.
He is focused on the entire BI stack: database development, data warehousing, data analysis, reporting, etc.
Andrea is a usual speaker at many events: SQLSaturdays, conferences in Europe and PASS Summit, and for PASS Virtual Groups.
Andrea is an author for sqlshack.com, sqlservercentral.com, and UGISS (User Group Italiano SQL Server).
Gianluca Hotz is an independent consultant, trainer, speaker and Mentor specialized in architecture, database design, high availability, capacity planning, performance tuning, system integration and migrations for Microsoft SQL Server. He has been working as a consultant in the IT field since 1993 and with SQL Server since 1996. He is among the original founders of ugiss.org, where he served as vice-president from 2001 to 2016 and he is now serving as president, for his contribution to the community he has been a SQL Server MVP since 1998.
Bent is a Data Platform MVP and working as Senior Business Analytics Architect at Kapacity A/S, where he have been working with enterprise customers on solutions with SSAS Tabular, SQL Server and in general Azure Data Platform services for the last years. During the past years, he concentrated on working with architecturing, devOps, Automation, testing and simplifying development processes for the Azure Data Platform.
Time ago (a lot of time ago…) an excellent IT pro brought me with him and became my Mentor in the IT wonderland…it was a world full of mainframes…
I met the Relational theory when there were no commercial RDBMS, and I was spellbound by that “magic”. When Microsoft appeared in the IT market, I felt finally which trek I had to follow. I’m still walking on such road, and in my rucksack I’ve ben putting some other stuff (like SharePoint, for example). My sole regret: I’ve left the College to consecrate all my time to my job; curiously, since then, I’ve never stop learning…
Luca Ferrari lavora in Microsoft Italia come PFE Engineer.
Lavora con Sql server dalla versione 2000 ed ha seguito con attenzione tutte le evoluzioni del prodotto.
Si occupa principalmente di:
MPP SMP Design
SSIS e SSRS, Azure SQL Database, Azure DataWarehouse.
Emanuele Zanchettin, after studying in Computer Engineering, began his career with DB2 in the banking sector in 1998. After a few years and a change of scope of application, he encountered Access and Oracle with which he subsequently worked for several years in data access tuning and database design for new application features. Since 2007 he has also launched into the SQLServer world 2K, 2005, 2008* and 201* and more importantly, since 2011, into Azure SQL Database (SQL Azure). In order to have a greater capacity for assessment and familiarity with the various technologies that the market offers, he has deepened his knowledge to include MySQL and DocumentDB. Today Emanuele is mainly involved in IT projects and database management.
Marco Parenzan is an independent Cloud and IoT Architect and .NET Developer.
He has been awarded as a MVP on Microsoft Azure since 2014.
He is a speaker in major community events in Italy about Azure and .NET development.
He is a community lead for 1nn0va, an official Microsoft community in Pordenone, Italy.
He has written a book on Azure in 2016.
He loves developing retrogames and reading comix.
Marco Parenzan è professionista per le architetture Cloud e IoT e lo sviluppo in .NET.
Ha ricevuto il titolo di MVP su Microsoft Azure dal 2014.
È uno speaker in Italia su Azure e lo sviluppo di .NET.
E' un community lead per 1nn0va, una community ufficiale Microsoft a Pordenone, in Italia.
Ha scritto un libro su Azure nel 2016.
Since 1999 Sergio Govoni has been a software developer; in 2000 he got a degree in Computer Science at "Università degli Studi" in Ferrara (Italy). He has worked for over 18 years in Centro Software, a software house that produces the best ERP for manufacturing companies that are export oriented. Now, he manages the development product team and he is constantly involved on several team projects, where he focues his attention on the architecture and the mission-critical technical details. Since 2016 he is the vice president of the UGISS (www.ugiss.org). For the provided help to technical communities and for sharing his own experience, since 2010 he has received the Microsoft Data Platform MVP award.
MCSE - Data Management and Analytics
Erland Sommarskog is an independent consultant based in Stockholm, working with SQL Server since 1991. He was first awarded SQL Server MVP in 2001, and has been re-awarded every year since. His focus is on systems development with the SQL Server Database Engine and his passion is to help people to write better SQL Server applications.
Gianluca Sartori is a Data Platform MVP, independent consultant and performance tuning specialist. He has been working in the software industry since 1999 and has been working with SQL Server ever since. He also works as a SQL Server trainer and in his spare time he writes technical articles and participates the SQL Server forums. Gianluca enjoys presenting SQL Server topics at conferences in Europe and in Italy in particular. He is currently working as lead DBA at a famous Formula 1 team.
I am an enthusiast about MS technlologies. I started working on SQL Server 2000 and now I am working on the latest version of Azure HDInsight.
I love my work and I like to share what I have discovered and learned.
Danilo Dominici, lavora con SQL Server sin dalla versione 6.5. Si occupa principalmente di progettazione, implementazione ed ottimizzazione architetturale, monitoring e performance tuning. Alterna le attivit#224; di consulenza a quelle di formatore, speaker ed autore. Microsoft Certified Trainer dal 2000 e SQL Server MVP dal 2014, #232; anche co-leader del PASS Global Italian Virtual Chapter, lo user group quot;virtualequot; in lingua italiana dedicato a SQL Server.