This is a list of speakers from the XML Guidebook records. The details and URLs were valid at the time of the event.
Dharmendra Keshari has strong and in-depth experience in Database Management. Currently, working as Senior Database Administrator at Micron Technology in Singapore and handling one of the most critical databases which are being used by Singapore Public Hospitals, national specialty centres and polyclinics.
Dharmendra is an avid, regular mentor on social media, helping several enthusiast in solving their problems related to Database management. he is co-leader and regular speaker at Singapore SQL Server Pass Chapter (User Group). He has done certification for “Microsoft SQL Server#174; 2008, Implementation” and “Maintenance amp; Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Database”.
Dr.SubraMANI Paramasivam is a Microsoft MVP, PhD, Microsoft Certified Trainer and Head of Data AI at DAGEOP Ltd having 21 years of DB, BI, Analytics and AI experience. Mani has also spoken in various events like MS IGNITE, PASS Summit, MS Inspire, SQLBITS, Power Platform Summit, Global AI Bootcamp, Data BI Summit, SQLRelay, Power BI World Tour, Data Platform Summit, INSIDESQL UK, Global AI Nights, SQLServerGeeks Summit, MCT Global Summits, Data Day Events and various user group events. Mani also believes in Empowering Every Person in the planet and spreads the awareness on Global challenges via www.EmpoweringEveryPerson.com. He is also a co-owner of 1 Global AI Meetup and 3 Power BI PUG PASS local / user groups.
Darien has over 30 years of IT experience including former positions at TIBCO and Microsoft. Darien has worked across Australia and Southeast Asia including as Specialist Director at Microsoft Malaysia. An accomplished Cloud Computing seller and recognised best-practices global speaker, Darien is a believer in a future of Platform-as-a-Service-based cloud applications. His expertise includes establishing and embracing a customer's cloud journey and jointly developing a cloud technology roadmap incorporating some quick value-based wins up front. His current technologies and solutions expertise are too broad to mention here but include Linux and Windows virtual machines in the cloud, SAP on Microsoft Azure, SQL Server and BI, and many more.
Chiu Kiang Phua
Chiu Kiang is the principal of PCK Consulting, a provider for SQL Server and Microsoft .NET development and consulting services. He works with customers and partners on technologies covering data management, business intelligence, performance tuning and enterprise integration. He is currently in his 11th year in his role as a Microsoft MVP for SQL Server.
Dinesh is an experienced professional and database enthusiast with skills in database management systems and business intelligence. Possessing over 18 years of experience on data related technologies, he does training, consulting, and is a top contributor to the local SQL Server community. In recognition of his contributions and expertise he has demonstrated, he was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for SQL Server for 13 consecutive years since 2006.
He is a Subject Matter Expert on SQL Server exams and has contributed for SQL Server 2012, 2016, 2017 and Azure Data Engineering exam development and Job Task Analysis (JTA).
Dinesh is the Founder/Principal Architect of dinesQL (Pvt) Ltd (http://dinesql.com). In his
I have been working with SQL server for over 10 years. I have been an internal DBA and a consultant.
I am passionate about automation, cloud technologies, performance tuning and learning SQL internals.
In my free time I love to read, playing with my toddler and trying my hands on new recipes.
Deh Hui Chuan
Deh Hui brings with her a breadth of marketing, business and technology experience on the data platform, having started off as a Microsoft Certified Professional on SQL Server early in her career, having done business analysis with data tools - SAS/ SPSS and now marketing the data platform stack - SQL Server, Power BI, Datazen, Revolution Analytics. She is well recognized having won accolades such as NextGen Marketing Leader, Leadership Development and Talent Acceleration programs.
Competent, accomplished and result oriented information technology specialist with 20 years of experience, Dynamic leadership career, and demonstrated success in designing and implementing Database with emphasis on System Administration, Database Administration, Technologies deployment and technical analysis of multi-client operations,
Innovative, result-driven leader with diverse IT experience emphasizing cross platform systems and network architecture, engineering, installation/implementation, integration, security and Administration for a VLDBs projects.
MCTS, MCITP and ITIL - applies broad technical expertise to resolve complex systems and DBs issues associated with progressive growth/expansion.
Microsoft Azure MVP
A passionate IT leader with over 20 years of experience in in technology, infrastructure, cloud environments particularly with high availability and disaster recovery solutions for different architectures including SQL database applications.
Ian Choy is Microsoft#39;s Technology Solution Professional for the data platform business, working with customers on Microsoft data platform adoption, architecture design decisions and best practices. His work and passion involves partner enablement on upcoming Microsoft technology and involvement community events. Prior experiences includes managing large scale data warehouse operations, business intelligence implementations and software development projects.
Dinesh Asanka MVP for more than 8 years and has experience over 15 years with SQL Server different versions. He has spoken in Sri Lanka as well as out side conferences. Regular writer at SQL-Server-Performance.com and co-authored couple of books on SQL Server. Visiting Lecturer at Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), Sri Lanka on subjects such as Database Administration, Big Data Analytics, Data Security, Data warehousing amp; Data Mining at B.Sc and M.Sc level.
Currently, reading for Mphil in the areas of data warehouse and fuzzy technology at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
Nagaraj Venkatesan is a Data Platform MVP from Singapore and the leader of Singapore SQL PASS Chapter. As a SQL Server enthusiast, Nagaraj is a regular speaker in Asia Pacific region at Data Platform events like SQL Saturdays, SQL Server Geeks Summit, User group meetups etc. Nagaraj shares his technical expertise at strictlysql.blogspot.com. Nagaraj also runs a YouTube channel called "DataChannel", which contains technical interviews with top Microsoft Data Platform experts in the world.
Hamid J. Fard
I am SQL Server Data BI Platform Expert with more than 9 years’ of professional experience, I am currently Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Certified Solutions Master: Charter-Data Platform, Microsoft Data Platform MVP and CIW Database Design Specialist. After a few years of being a production database administrator I jumped into the role of Data Platform Expert. Being a consultant allows me to work directly with customers to help solve questions regarding database issues for SQL Server.
Dr. J. Joshua Thomas
Dr. J. Joshua Thomas, MSc, Ph.D., is currently a senior lecturer in department of computing at the School of Engineering, Computing and Built Environment, KDU Penang University College. He received his PhD in Intelligent Systems Techniques from University Sains Malaysia. He is currently work with machine learning (Deep learning) problems in computer vision, cross industry standard process for data science/mining (CRISP-DM) targeting manufacturing sensor dataset modelling, evaluation and deployment, Big data visual analytics and its applications. He has published academic articles from his research domain as book chapters, journal articles and conference proceedings. He has experience in Microsoft PowerBI, Azure Machine Learning studio.
Gogula is a data analytics professional from Sri Lanka, with 14+ years on the Microsoft data platform. He has worked with many aspects of data analytics and BI solutions from architecting, designing, developing and consulting across various industries and verticals. He is Regional Mentor for PASS South Asia, Data Platform MVP, MCSE, former MCT, and MSc in IT. Gogula's passion revolves data analytics and BI; hence enjoys writing, teaching and speaking about the things he works with. He was also involved as an SME for Microsoft certification development. He currently juggles his full time job as Lead Architect while speaking at local and foreign events, along with regular stints at the Sri Lankan Data Community which he co-founded.