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With more than 35 years industry experience, Dave has worked with organisations and data systems of all sizes. He is currently Principal Engineer at Xero.
Argenis is a Principal Architect at Pure Storage. He works with customers around the world to make sure they don’t have to worry much about their infrastructure for Data.
He is a former Data Platform MVP, former VMware vExpert, Microsoft Certified Master, and more recently worked in the Microsoft Azure Data/SQL Server engineering team as a Principal PM in the Tiger team.
Robs SQL history started as a remote DBA, branched into consultancy and now includes providing SQL Solutions to a variety of businesses, government departments and banks throughout Australia and New Zealand using a variety of native SQL solutions to meet their performance, higher availability and Disaster Recovery needs.
Business Intelligence and Data Quality Consultant | Founder The Data Quality Service
Ray has 20 years experience in business intelligence, data quality and project management at organizations of all sizes including Microsoft, SAP, City Care, University of Canterbury and Farmlands/CRT. His goal is to make it possible for companies of all sizes to improve the quality of their data without having to spend a lot of time or money to get results.
Martin is a data consultant in Melbourne, Australia, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, and PASS Regional Mentor for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
Martin founded the Christchurch, New Zealand PASS Local Group and lead the group for a number of years before relocating to Melbourne.
He has been using SQL Server in various roles since 2000. In addition to anything data related, he enjoys playing the guitar and having fun with his family.
I'm the database team lead at Trade Me; New Zealand's busiest website. I've been working with SQL for around 13 years now, and still learn something new every day (although I hope I've picked up enough tips tricks along the way that I can show you something new). ;-)
I've been working with SQL Server since v6.5 and nearly completed my MCM qualification. I am the technical lead for the database operations team in a nationwide bank in New Zealand.