SPEAKERS

Aaron Bator
Main event speaker
Aaron Bator is a Microsoft SharePoint Premier Field Engineer (PFE) based in Wiesbaden, Germany. In his current business productivity role ...
Alberto Cairo
Keynote speaker
Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. He's also the director of the Visualization ...
Alex Yates
Main event speaker
Alex loves DevOps. He also loves databases. Alex has been helping data professionals apply DevOps ...
Alexander Klein
Main event speaker
Alexander Klein is a senior Business Intelligence consultant with more than 15 years of experience ...
Anders Lybecker
Pre-Con speaker
Anders works as an IoT specialist in the Global Black Belt team at Microsoft, which means he is part of the product team ...
Andrea Martorana Tusa
Main event speaker
Developer working in IT department of an Italian banking group. Focused in IT support ...
Andrew Shannon
Track Keynote
Andrew leads product marketing strategy and supports product development for new Azure IOT incubation services ...
Ásgeir Gunnarsson
Main event speaker
Ásgeir is a Data Platform MVP and a Business Intelligence Developer at Össur in Iceland. He works on Business Intelligence solutions ...
Bob Duffy
Main event speaker
Bob Duffy is a SQL Server MVP from Dublin, Ireland who is MCA, MCM and Analysis Services "Maestro" certified ...
Catalin Gheorghiu
Main event speaker
Catalin Gheorghiu is a solution architect from Timisoara Romania. The current interests are in the area of (I)IoT, industrial mobile and cloud solutions ...
Christian Igel
Main event speaker
Christophe Laporte
Main event speaker
Christopher Adkin
Main event speaker
Chris has worked with SQL Server for over sixteen years in roles that have varied from developer, to DBA to architect ...
David Barbarin
Main event speaker
David Barbarin has more than 14 years of experience in Microsoft solutions. He is specialized in SQL Server ...
David Klee
Pre-Con Speaker
David Klee is a Microsoft MVP and VMware vExpert with a lifelong passion for technology ...
David Peter Hansen
Main event speaker
David Peter Hansen is Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) in SQL Server and works as Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft ...
David Smith
Main event speaker
Dejan Sarka
Pre-Con Speaker
Dejan Sarka, MCT and SQL Server MVP, is an independent trainer and consultant that focuses on development ...
Edgar Walther
Main event speaker
Edgar Walther has been an independent BI consultant for over 12 years and specializes in SQL Server. He runs a BI consulting firm, ITsmart ...
Edwin M Sarmiento
Pre-Con Speaker
Edwin M Sarmiento is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and Microsoft Certified Master from Ottawa ...
Enrico van de Laar
Main event speaker
Enrico van de Laar is a SQL Server geek from the Netherlands that loves to write, talk, present and breathe SQL Server ...
Erland Sommarskog
Main event speaker
Erland Sommarskog is an independent consultant based in Stockholm. He started to work with SQL Server ...
Fritz Henglein
Main event speaker
Gabi Münster
Main event speaker
Gabi Münster is a BI consultant at oh22data AG since 2010. With SQL Server experience since version 2000 her main topics ...
Gianluca Sartori
Main event speaker
Gianluca Sartori is a SQL Server MVP, independent consultant and performance tuning specialist. ...
Helge Rege Gårdsvoll
Main event speaker
Helge has a background as a BI and data warehouse consultant in Capgemini, but has recently joined Hafslund Strøm in the position ...
Jean-Pierre Riehl
Main event speaker
Jens Vestergaard
Main event speaker
Jens performs the traditional BI disciplines from imports in Integration Services through data consolidation in Analysis ...
Jesper Jensen
Main event speaker
Joe Sack
Keynote Speaker
Joe is Principal Program Manager for SQL Server and Azure SQL Database ...
Johan Åhlén
Main event speaker
Johan Åhlén is a Microsoft MVP and independent consultant. He has been ranked by TechWorld as one of the top developers ...
Johan Ludvig Brattås
Main event speaker
Johan Ludvig Brattås is a Managing Consultant at Capgemini, with a passion for all things Microsoft Data Platform ...
Jonathan Stewart
Main event speaker
Joost van Rossum
Main event speaker
Joost van Rossum is a Microsoft Business Intelligence consultant from The Netherlands ...
Joseph D’Antoni
Main event speaker
Joseph D'Antoni is an Senior Consultant and Microsoft Data Platform MVP with over 20 years of experience working in both Fortune 500 ...
Kasper de Jonge
Main event speaker
Kasper de Jonge is a senior program manager on the Power BI team at Microsoft, where he has worked developing features for Power BI ...
Kennie Nybo Pontoppidan
Main event speaker
Kennie Nybo Pontoppidan works as a program manager in Microsoft, where he works with performance tuning ...
Klaus Aschenbrenner
Main event speaker
Leila Etaati
Main event speaker
Leila Etaati
Main event speaker
Dr. Leila Etaati gained her PhD in University of Auckland. She is world well-known speaker in Machine Learning and Analytics topics ...
Lukasz Grala
Main event speaker
Mads Damgård
Main event speaker
Mads Damgård is working as Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft helping customers harvest the value of Public Cloud ...
Marcin Szeliga
Main event speaker
Data Philosopher. Since 2006 invariably awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional title in the Data Platform category. A speaker at numerous ...
Margarita Naumova
Main event speaker
Margarita Naumova is a globally recognized SQL Server expert and founder of educational center SQL Master ...
Markus Ehrenmueller
Main event speaker
Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen works as a project leader, trainer & consultant for data warehousing, ETL ...
Martin Andersson
Main event speaker
Martin works as a consultant for SolidQ and specializes in development and architecture design for the Microsoft SQL Server platform ...
Matija Lah
Main event speaker
Matija Lah has more than a decade of experience working with Microsoft SQL Server, mostly architecting data-centric solutions in the legal domain ...
Matthew Johnson
Keynote speaker
Principal RSDE Lead
Miroslav Dimitrov
Main event speaker
Miroslav Dimitrov is a Senior DB Cloud Engineer at KPMG, regular speaker at various ...
Murilo Miranda
Main event speaker
Murilo Miranda is a blogger, speaker and Data Platform MVP from Portugal. Nowadays he's a Database Consultant ...
Nabeel Derhem
Main event speaker
Data culture passionate who works with Microsoft as a Platform guy. His +15 years of experience with data platform ...
Oliver Engels
Main event speaker
Oliver Engels is CEO of oh22data AG, a Microsoft Gold Partner in Germany specialized in CRM and BI. His interests are on Azure, Data Governance and Integration ...
Peter ter Braake
Main event speaker
After an extended period of looking around and travelling, I decided to start a career in IT in 1996. It quickly turned out my passion was with databases ...
Rafal Lukawiecki
Pre-Con speaker
Rafal Lukawiecki is a Strategic Consultant & Director at Project Botticelli Ltd, Rafal focuses on making ...
Reeves Smith
Pre-Con speaker
Reeves Smith is an independent consultant and trainer. He is a Data Platform MVP, Biml Hero Certified Expert ...
Reza Rad
Pre-Con Speaker
Reza Rad is invited speaker in world’s best and biggest SQL Server and BI conferences ...
Robert Hartskeerl
Main event speaker
Robert has over a decade of experience with SQL Server ranging from developing databases to maintaining
Sam Lester
Main event speaker
Sam Lester is a Microsoft SQL Server Premier Field Engineer specializing in data platform and business intelligence. Prior to this role ...
Sander van der Hoeff
Main event speaker
With over 20 years of experience in automation Sander van der Hoeff knows his way around the ICT business. Since 2000 Sander is specialized ...
Scott McCormick
Main event speaker
Scott McCormick is a Principal Consultant at Pythian focused on SQL Server and Azure/cloud ...
Sergiy Lunyakin
Main event speaker
I'm a Data Platform MVP and a Data Management Consultant at ITMagination Inc. ...
Tomaž Kaštrun
Main event speaker
Tomaž Kaštrun is BI developer with more than 15 years of experience working with MS SQL Server and data analyst ...
Uwe Ricken
Pre-Con & Main event speaker
Uwe Ricken is working with IT systems since the 90’s. He found the way to the technology of Microsoft SQL Server ...
Wolfgang Strasser
Main event speaker
Wolfgang Strasser is a Senior Business Intelligence and Database Architect at cubido, a consulting company located in Austria. His database heart ...