Speakers

Speakers who have submitted a session for SQLBits 2018, but the final agenda has not been chosen yet.

Anthony Nocentino

http://www.centinosystems.com/blog/ rss feed
Centino Systems
Anthony Nocentino, Enterprise Architect, Founder and President of Centino Systems, Pluralsight Author, Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Corporate Problem Solver and a voracious student of the latest computer science technology. [more - bio & sessions]

Ben Emmett

http://www.benemmett.co.uk
Redgate Software
Product manager, performance geek [more - bio & sessions]

Charlie Cliff

http://www.coeo.com/
Coeo Ltd
Charlie is the Professional Development and Operations Manager at Coeo. He has over 30 years experience in leadership and management. He has also worked as a Ski Instructor and owned and lived aboard a Dutch Barge. [more - bio & sessions]

Christian Wade

http://christianwade.wordpress.com/ rss feed
Microsoft
Christian Wade is a Senior Program Manager for Analysis Services at Microsoft [more - bio & sessions]

Craig Ottley-Thistlethwaite

http://www.sql.limited rss feed
SQL dot Limited
Craig works on large volume data warehouses (Big Data). Primarily focused on performance optimization and has an unhealthy obsession with the internals of database engines. Technologies include, SQL Server, HP Vertica, and VoltDB. [more - bio & sessions]

Dejan Sarka

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/dejan_sarka/default.aspx rss feed
Dejan Sarka s.p.
Dejan Sarka, MCT and SQL Server MVP, is an independent trainer and consultant that focuses on development of database & business intelligence applications, writing books and courses, and speaking at conferences. [more - bio & sessions]

Enrico van de Laar

http://www.dotnine.net rss feed
Dataheroes
Enrico has been working with data in all kinds of formats and sizes for over 15 years. He is a Data & Advanced Analytics Consultant for his own company Dataheroes where he helps organizations take their first steps in the world of Advanced Analytics. [more - bio & sessions]

Erin Stellato

https://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/erin/
SQLskills
Erin Stellato is a Principal Consultant with SQLskills and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. She has worked with SQL Server since 2003. Her areas of interest include internals, performance tuning, and high and high availability and disaster recovery. [more - bio & sessions]

Fabiano Neves Amorim

http://blogfabiano.com rss feed
Pythian Group
Fabiano loves to conquer complex, challenging problems, especially the ones that others aren’t able to solve. Data Platform MVP since 2011, with over a decade of experience, he is well known in the DB community for his performance tuning skills. [more - bio & sessions]

Grzegorz Łyp

http://www.lyp.pl/blog
Asseco Business Solutions
MS SQL Server Architect & Developer, Project & Product Manager, Specialized in performance tuning, C# & Java developer, Data Community Poland member [more - bio & sessions]

Jennifer McCown

http://MinionWare.net rss feed
MinionWare LLC
Jen McCown is an MCM in SQL Server, and co-owner of MidnightSQL Consulting, LLC and MinionWare, LLC. She produces IT training material for MidnightDBA.com, including training videos, the DBAs@Midnight webshow, blogs, reviews, and podcasts. [more - bio & sessions]

John Q. Martin

https://blogs.sentryone.com/author/JohnMartin/
SentryOne
John is a Product Manager for SentryOne, responsible for the SQL Sentry and Plan Explorer solutions. Additionally, John has a wealth of experience with SQL Server having worked as a PFE for Microsoft, as well as a DBA & Developer. [more - bio & sessions]

Laerte Junior

https://www.red-gate.com/simple-talk/author/laerte-junior/
Independent Consultant
Laerte Junior is a Windows PowerShell MVP , ,Database Consultant at Pythian Group, and, through his technology blog and simple-talk articles, an active member of the Microsoft Community around the world. [more - bio & sessions]

Manohar Punna

http://www.sqlservergeeks.com/author/manoharpunna/
Lobsterpot
Manohar Punna is a Data Platform MVP who is a Consultant by profession and SQL Geek by passion. He is a blogger, speaker and President for DataPlatformGeeks. His knowledge ranges from development, infrastructure but his core love is for databases. [more - bio & sessions]

Mark Whitehorn

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/pg/data-science/
University of Dundee
Mark Whitehorn specialises in Data Science. On the commercial side he works as a consultant, on the academic side he is the professor of analytics at the University of Dundee where he teaches a Masters course in Data Science. [more - bio & sessions]

Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen

http://AGameOfHierarchies.wordpress.com/
Runtastic
Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen worked as a consultant since 1994 and is in charge for DWH and BI for runtastic.com since 2014. He speaks regularly on international conferences and co-founded SQL PASS Austria in 2013 and was awarded as MVP in 2017. [more - bio & sessions]

Neil Holmes

http://withrecovery.com rss feed
Rascal Systems
Neil has been a DBA for about 8 years now working in varied environments. He currently sits in the middle of a DevOps development team, and is trying to catch up. [more - bio & sessions]

Nico Jacobs

http://www.u2u.be/ rss feed
U2U Training
Dr. Nico Jacobs is a SQL Server trainer and consultant at U2U since 2004. Nico creates and delivers courses on SQL Server, Cortana Intelligence and the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack. [more - bio & sessions]

Randolph West

https://bornsql.ca/ rss feed
Born SQL
Randolph West is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, and has worked with SQL Server since the late 1990s. When not consulting, he can be seen acting on the stage and screen, or doing voices for independent video games. [more - bio & sessions]

Rob Farley

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/rob_farley rss feed
LobsterPot Solutions
Rob Farley runs LobsterPot Solutions in Australia, and is known for his slide-free presentations that will challenge your thinking. [more - bio & sessions]

Robin Lester

http://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/robinlester/ rss feed
Microsoft
Cloud / Data Solutions Architect with Microsoft in the UK. Focusing on all areas of the data stack. [more - bio & sessions]

Rui Romano

http://ruiromanoblog.wordpress.com/ rss feed
DevScope
A data geek with a code passion! [more - bio & sessions]

Terry McCann

http://www.adatis.co.uk
Adatis Consulting Limited
Data warehouse/Big data/ Data science Principal consultant for Adatis consulting limited. Passion for interesting data, machine learning and data science. [more - bio & sessions]

Thomas Hütter

Developer, consultant, accidental DBA and speaker at SQL conferences around Europe. [more - bio & sessions]

Tim Mitchell

http://www.timmitchell.net rss feed
Tyleris Data Solutions
Tim Mitchell is a business intelligence architect, author, and speaker based in the Dallas, Texas area. He is coauthor of the book SSIS Design Patterns, contributing author on MVP Deep Dives Vol. 2, and has been a Microsoft SQL Server MVP since 2010. [more - bio & sessions]

William Durkin

http://clouddba.io
CloudDBA
William Durkin is a Data Platform Architect with CloudDBA, originally from Leeds but now in Germany. He has worked with SQL Server for over a decade as a DBA and Dev and now supports multinationals with their SQL Server installations. [more - bio & sessions]