Stacia Misner Varga is an instructor, author, and principal consultant of Data Inspirations. Her career spans more than 30 years, with a focus on improving business practices through technology. Since 2000, she has provided consulting and education services for Microsoft’s data platform and authored or co-authored many books covering this topic. In addition, Stacia has been a frequent speaker over the years at technology conferences worldwide.
A Microsoft Power Platform Developer with a finance background and a deep passion to help businesses realize their potential with Office 365.
Eugene Meidinger works as an independent BI consultant and Pluralsight author, specializing in Power BI and the Azure Data Platform. He has been working with data for over 8 years and speaks regularly at user groups and conferences. He also helps run the GroupBy online conference.
Tim Boles is an Oracle Database Administrator with over 18 years experience. He has worked with every version of Oracle since version 7. His professional specialties include Operations and Management in high value systems, Oracle database backup & recovery and providing database managed services to clients.
Matt Calderwood is a Senior Software Engineer from the UK with over fifteen years' experience of building web applications with the Microsoft technology stack. Recently he has been creating solutions using the Microsoft Azure platform and Power BI - enabling organizations to gain new insights with their data and to push the boundaries of what is possible with business intelligence. His background in programming, along with his passion for all things AI, Data, and Machine Learning, gives him a un... moreique perspective on modern application development.
Passionate about Business Intelligence and delivering knowledge and insight to support better decisions. An advocate of Self-Service Reporting and Analytics and a Data Visualisation evangelist.
Andi has delivered face to face Business Intelligence training to many industries, covering topics such as Report Design, Semantic Layer, Dimensional modeling and Data Visualisation.
Andi has led many Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence development projects and is well versed in taking complex an... mored chaotic data and turning it into something simple and easy to understand.
Andi is a keen cyclist and amateur cook and lives with his wife in Southern Spain.
Jim has spent most of his career looking at data in one form and trying to figure out how to put it into another form. His official responsibilities have changed over the last 20 years as he has moved through roles in desktop support, server support, patch management, Active Directory management, virtualization, collaboration engineering, SharePoint engineering and now Identity & Access Management. As different as those roles are, they all need data, and for the last 20 years he has used many of... more Microsoft's data technologies to solve complex problems in those spaces. When he isn't having fun with data, he's relaxing at home with his wife and two dogs in New Jersey.
Alexander is a Senior Consultant, Microsoft Certified Trainer and speaker. He works at Atea in his hometown of Linkoping, Sweden. He has spent the last 20 years with data-related infrastructure and focuses on SQL Server, Oracle, Azure and Power BI. As both an MCT and a community speaker he spends a lot of time teaching and speaking all over Sweden. He blogs at http://www.arcticdba.se.