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Simon Sabin

Simon runs a Data Consultancy Sabin.io enabling companies to make the most of the data they have.

He has worked with data for all his career and worked with companies across all industry sectors including online retail, insurance, finance, motor sport.

He works with companies to help them

1. Improve their data development practices including implementation of devops, agile methodologies and continuous integration.

2. Understand and define a cloud data platform strategy.

3. Optimise their data platform, including performance, scalability, security and certification

Education of people is at the heart of what Simon and his company sabin.io stand for. it is epitomised by SQLBits, which Simon founded in 2007. Its the largest SQL Server conference outside of Europe and many view as the best in the world, always maintaining a free element and ensuring education for everyone.

He is also a SQL Microsoft Certified Master and has been Microsoft MVP since 2005

You can follow him @simon_sabin or read his blog http://sqlblogcasts.com/blogs/simons

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Darren Green

Darren is an independent consultant specialising in data solutions with SQL Server. Having been working with SQL Server from 6.5 onwards he has extensive experience in many aspects of SQL Server, but now focuses on solving problems with SQL Server and SSIS.

Annette Allen

I have been working with SQL Server for 15 years formerly as a Developer and now as a DBA.  Starting work with a London City based Law firm in 2000, then moving to Cornwall and working for Local Authority in a part Developer part Managerial role.  Since Jan 2011 I moved back to a SQL Developer role and iin 2015 moved to a DBA role at University of Exeter.  When not working with SQL I assist my husband, Jonathan, with the running of SQLSouthWest, the Cornwall/Devon SQL User Group based in Exeter and I ride my horse in many show jumping competitions.

Jonathan Allen

Jonathan has been working with SQL Server since 1999. He enjoys performance tuning, development and using SQL Server to provide appropriate business solutions. He is the founder and leader of the PASS SQLSouthWest user group (http://www.sqlsouthwest.co.uk) and enjoys blogging about it all for Simple Talk.
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Alex Whittles

Alex is the owner and principle consultant at Purple Frog, a SQL Server Business Intelligence consultancy in the UK with multinational clients in a variety of sectors. He specialises in all aspects of dimensional data modelling, data warehousing, ETL and cubes using the SQL Server stack. Alex has an MSc in Business Intelligence, is a chartered engineer, and a member of Mensa. Community leadership includes being on the SQL Bits committee, Director of SQL Relay, founder and leader of the Birmingham Data Platform user group. Alex is also a regular speaker at many SQL Server events around the world including SQL Relay, SQL Bits, SQL Saturdays, 24 HOP and the PASS Summit.