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Free SQL Server Training the Red Gate way

Charlotte 2013

Monday 14 October 2013

Kevin Boles

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 40000+ 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. Kevin teaches occasionally and has been a very successful independent consultant for over 15 years. His passion is the relational engine, especially designing, building, analyzing and tuning high-performance database applications.

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.

Kevin Hazzard

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

Sr. SQL Database Developer

Mickey Stuewe is a Senior BI Developer in Southern California with almost 20 years’ experience in IT using Microsoft products. She holds a Microsoft Certified Professional certification in Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and is a former Microsoft Certified Trainer. Her focus is on T-SQL optimization, requirements gathering, report design, and report creation. You can find her blogging on and and presenting at various user groups in California.

David Atkinson

Project Manager, Red Gate

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 Theron

Chief Operating Officer, Red Gate

John is the Chief Operating Officer at Red Gate Software and also heads up the .NET businesses at Red Gate. John ‘s association with Red Gate began in 2006 when he served on Red Gate’s first Council of Advisors, and he joined Red Gate 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.

David Simner

Software Engineer, Red Gate

David started coding when he was 10, after a brief stint pretending to be an academic he joined the Red Gate 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 Red Gate. David has presented twice at UK SQL Bits conferences, at various SQL in the City events since 2011 and recently at DDD East Anglia.