Grant Fritchey is a SQL Server MVP with over 20 years experience in IT including time spent in support and development.
Grant has worked with SQL Server since version 6.0 back in 1995. He has developed in VB, VB.Net, C# and Java. Grant volunteers at PASS with the Editorial Committee and is president of the Southern New England SQL Server Users Group (SNESSUG). He has authored books for Apress and Simple-Talk, and joined Redgate as a Product Evangelist in January 2011.
Steve Jones is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP and has been working with SQL Server since version 4.2 on OS/2.
After working as a DBA and developer for a variety of companies, Steve co-founded the community website SQLServerCentral.com in 2001. Since 2004, Steve has been the full-time editor of the site, ensuring it continues to be a great resource for SQL Server professionals. Over the last decade, Steve has written hundreds of articles about SQL Server for SQLServerCentral.com, SQL Server Standard magazine, SQL Server Magazine, and Database Journal.
Louis has over 18 years experience as a corporate database developer and architect and has been a Microsoft SQL Server MVP for 8 years.
Nearly all of Louis’ professional experience has been with Microsoft SQL Server from the early days to whatever is the latest version currently in beta. Louis’ primary areas of interest are database architecture and coding in T-SQL, with experience designing many databases and writing thousands of stored procedures and triggers through the years. Louis has written five editions of a book on database design, including one for SQL Server 2012.
SQL Server Consultant
Kevin is a SQL Server expert, working exclusively with the product since v6.5. With over 20 years of database experience and almost 45,000 man hours of SQL Server engine experience, he holds many related certifications, is an MCT and was a SQL Server MVP from 2007 to 2012. He has been a very successful independent consultant for over 15 years. Kevin is also a very frequent speaker, having presented at countless User Groups and over 75 SQL Saturday conferences! His passion is the relational engine, especially designing, building, analyzing and tuning high-performance database applications. @TheSQLGuru
Nigel Peter Sammy
SQL Server MVP
Nigel is Microsoft SQL Server MVP with over a decade of technical experience and over eight years database and SQL Server experience. He’s progressed through several roles in his career including Lecturer, Developer, Analyst, Database Administrator/Developer, Project Manager, Architect, Team Lead and Manager. He’s the founder and current chapter leader of the Trinidad and Tobago SQL Server User Group (TTSSUG) and is also the chapter leader of the PASS Azure Virtual Chapter. Nigel is a regular SQL Server presenter at Microsoft Trinidad and Tobago events.
Microsoft Windows Visual C# MVP
Kevin is a Microsoft Windows Visual C# MVP from the Richmond, Virginia. He serves as a Director at CapTech Consulting, a technology consulting firm of 425+ where he designs and implements large-scale SQL Server databases and .NET services for Fortune 500 clients, focusing on the health care, retail and manufacturing. Kevin is the author of Metaprogramming in .NET by Manning, a book that concerns the value of adaptable software design. He serves as an elected School Board member and gives most of his free time to supporting teachers and promoting public education.
Mickey Stuewe is a Database Architect. Her focus is on database modeling, T-SQL optimization, and report design using the SQL Server stack. She is the recent recipient of the “Best New Community Voice” Tribal award from Redgate. She blogs regularly and co-authored her first book, SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints. She has spoken at Dev Connections, SQL in the City 2013, and various SQL Saturday Events. She is also the co-leader and founder of the BIG PASS Community user group.
Project Manager, Redgate
Since 2005 David has worked on a number of tools for SQL Server beginning with SQL comparison and deployment tools. More recently David’s attention has been focused on bringing SQL Source Control to market. He is currently on a mission to bring the benefits of continuous integration and other Agile practices to database development teams.
John ‘s association with Redgate began in 2006 when he served on Redgate’s first Council of Advisors, and he joined Redgate full-time in 2011. John has over 20 years of experience in product management and general management positions in large and small software companies including Wonderware, Quest and Rockwell Automation.
Software Engineer, Redgate
David started coding when he was 10, after a brief stint pretending to be an academic he joined the Redgate in 2009 as a software developer and has worked on many different products over the years. Currently he’s working in the Deployment Manager team, and is one of the six Build Masters at Redgate. David has presented twice at UK SQL Bits conferences, at various SQL in the City events since 2011 and recently at DDD East Anglia.