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Martin has 20 years’ experience in SQL Server technologies. His experience spans both the Database Engine and infrastructure requirements, and Data Warehousing and BI implementations.
He has worked across many industry sectors including London’s global financial institutions and both State and Federal Government Departments.
He is a SQL Server MVP, MCT and an experienced conference presenter, having presented at PASS Summit, SQLBits, and SQLSaturday events and User Groups round the world
Roger Noble is a Business Intelligence Consultant and MCT for LobsterPot Solutions. Based in Adelaide, Australia, he spends most of his time building BI solutions using the Microsoft stack. Specializing in SharePoint and Analysis Services, and one of the industry’s leaders in PivotViewer and HTML5 technologies, he regularly attends and speaks at the Adelaide SQL Server User Group and Adelaide SharePoint User Group.
Greg Low is well-known in the SQL Server community as a mentor, trainer, author, and community leader. He is a certified master for SQL Server, was an instructor in that program, and holds a PhD in Computer Science. Microsoft often calls on Greg to develop data-related content, and to train their staff. He regularly speaks at tier-one conferences internationally. Greg is best known for his SQL Down Under podcast, SDU Tools, and his eBooks and whitepapers. He heads up a boutique consultancy called SQL Down Under in Melbourne Australia. Greg has been awarded as an MVP since 2001.
Warwick Rudd is currently employed as a SQL Server Consultant and Certified Trainer for WARDY IT Solutions, Australia’s leading SQL Server consultants, trainers and Business Intelligence specialists. Warwick is a frequent speaker at local SQL Server user groups and SQLSaturday events in Australia. When not playing with the SQL stack, Warwick likes to get away to the cold and spend time snowboarding.
Grant Paisley is a Data Platform MVP and founder of Angry Koala, a Microsoft Business Intelligence partner based in Sydney, Australia. Grant is president of the SQL Server Usergroup Sydney and created http://reportsurfer.com, a community built around reporting, where you can also run the reports. He was contributing author for quot;SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services with MDXquot; and quot;Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Recipesquot;.