• Andy Yun

    Andy currently serves as a Senior Database Administrator for Ensono and offers expertise in SQL Server Internals, solid business fundamentals, and exceptional team leadership. He holds fifteen years of experience as both a database administrator and database developer, specializing in T-SQL development, performance tuning, and database architecture and design. Andy is also a chapter leader for the Chicago Suburban SQL Server User Group. Andy is a dog lover, carnivorous foodie, and a Marquette University Alumni.

  • Cathrine Wilhelmsen

    Cathrine is a SQL Server data warehouse architect, business intelligence developer and a Community Evangelist for the PASS community. She is a frequent industry speaker and blogger and active in Biml and SQL Server communities such as a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, BimlHero, and Microsoft Data Platform User Group Norway. Cathrine also serves as the main organizer of SQLSaturday Oslo. You can find more of her contributions at https://www.cathrinewilhelmsen.net. Outside of work, Cathrine loves sci-fi, design and chocolate.

  • Jes Borland

    Jes is a Senior SQL Engineer at Concurrency and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. She is a very active member of the SQL community by speaking at events, regularly contributing to her blog, and is the founder of a user group. Jes has worked with SQL Server in multiple capacities including DBA, report writer, developer, and consultant. Jes can be found running, cycling or cooking when she has free time.

  • Joey D’Antoni

    Joseph D’Antoni is a well-known Senior Consultant and SQL Server MVP. He is currently a Principal Architect for Denny Cherry and Associates and has over a decade of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms. Joey specializes in many areas within the industry including SQL Server, Oracle, Red Hat Linux and more. He gives back to the community by frequently speaking at major tech events and blogging on his site, The SQL Herald. Joey believes that no single platform is the answer to all technology problems.

  • K. Brian Kelley

    Brian’s community involvement stems from being a SQL Server author, columnist, and Microsoft MVP with a focus on SQL Server and Windows security. His skillset extends beyond being a DBA; he has served as an infrastructure and security architect including solutions such as Citrix, virtualization, and Active Directory. Brian is a very active member of the IT community having spoken at DevConnections, SQLSaturdays, code camps, and user groups.

  • Maximo Trinidad

    Maximo is originally from Puerto Rico and has been working in the technology world since 1979. Over the years, Maximo has worked with SQL Server Technologies, provided support to Windows Server/Client machines and built Virtual Studio solutions. Not only is Maximo known as Mr. PowerShell in Florida, he has also fought off sharks in the Atlantic ocean - it was such a big deal it made Shark Week! He is a Microsoft PowerShell MVP and speaks at multiple SQLSaturdays each year.

  • Mindy Curnutt

    Mindy is a SQL Server MVP and has been actively involved in the SQL Server Community since 2000. She actively gives back to the community by presenting at her local North Texas SQL Server User Group, SQL PASS Summit, and numerous SQLSaturday events. She was an SME for both the SQL 2012 and 2014 Certification Exams and is an MSPress Books co-author. Along with Mindy’s impressive SQL expertise, she is also an expert crafter. If you have ever attended any of her presentations you may have been lucky enough to come away with an Angry Birds knitted hat.

  • Monica Rathbun

    Monica is currently a Sr. Database Administrator\BI Architect at Massimo Zanetti Beverage. She has been a Lone DBA for 15 years, working with all aspects of SQL Server and Oracle. Monica gives back to the community in many ways, with one of those being the leader of the Hampton Roads SQL Server User Group. You can always find Monica on Twitter handing out helpful tips and tricks to her followers, so follow @SQLEspresso. When she’s not busy with work, you will find her playing taxi for her two daughters back and forth to dance classes.

  • Pinal Dave

    Pinal Dave is a technology devotee and independent consultant with over 14 years of experience in the information technology sector. Pinal is the author of 11 SQL Server database books, 21 Pluralsight courses and 3800 articles on database technology. You can read more of his work via his blog http://blog.sqlauthority.com. Pinal also has over 16,000 followers on his Twitter handle, @pinaldave. He possesses numerous professional certifications, and has held key positions as Sr. Consultant for SolidQ and as a Technology Evangelist for Pluralist and Microsoft.

  • Thomas LeBlanc

    Thomas LeBlanc is a Data Warehouse Architect in Baton Rouge, and uses his 25+ years in IT to help develop OLTP systems with normalized databases for high-performing T-SQL and end-to-end dimensional data marts using SSIS, SSAS, PowerBI and Excel. His SQL Server certifications include MCSA 12/14/16, MCITP 08 BI and DBA, MCITP 2005 DBA, and MCDBA 2000. As a PASS volunteer, he is current chair of Excel BI VC, past chair of Data Arch VC and is VP of Education for the Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group. Past speaking conferences include PASS Summit (2011-2016), Live! 360 (2015-16), IT/Dev Connections 2015, WSSUG Virtual Conference 2015, and many SQLSaturdays (2010-2016).