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.
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 Red Gate as a Product Evangelist in January 2011.
Denny has over a decade of experience managing SQL Server and is an independent consultant. He holds several Microsoft Certifications including the MCM (Microsoft Certified Master) as well as being a SQL Server MVP for several years.
BI Developer, Red Gate Software
Noemi joined Red Gate a year ago bringing a wealth of BI experience, including MCTS: SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance, and MCITP: Business Intelligence Developer 2008.
SQL International Team Representative
Tom has spent the last 3 years with the SQL tools division, focusing exclusively on developer tools. He's worked closely with customers from many different industries to improve efficiency and productivity in their development environments. Recently he has been involved in webinars focusing on database versioning using SQL Source Control.
Sebastian Meine, PhD
Sebastian is the SQL Stylist at sqlity.net llc. He founded sqlity.net in 2010 to fully engage in his passion for SQL Server. Sebastian provides training and consulting services. He specializes in T-SQL Test Driven Development (TDD) and performance tuning, and regularly shares his knowledge with audiences world-wide through his writings and speaking engagements.
Dennis is a software development coach at Curiously Correct. He has broad experience in the software development life-cycle with specialized focus on Agile practices and database technologies. His goal is to help development teams deliver value to their customers by focusing on improving quality and development work-flow.
Senior Software Engineer, Practice Fusion
Ernest is a senior software engineer at Practice Fusion in San Francisco and has been working with SQL Server since 1999. Over the past two years, Ernest has been using Red Gate SQL Source Control, SQL Compare, SQL Data Compare, and SQL Test to automate Practice Fusion's Continuous Integration efforts and instrument database deployments.
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.
Software Engineer, Red Gate
David joined the SQL tools division in 2009 as a software engineer and has worked on three different products in as many years. Currently his attention is on Red Gate’s SQL Compare, specifically working on the TeamCity plugin for database continuous integration, and is one of the six Build Masters at Red Gate. David has presented twice at both the SQL Bits conference and SQL in the City London, and also spoke at SQL in the City LA in 2011.
Senior Database Administrator, NBC Universal
Benjamin Nevarez is a database professional and has more than 15 years of experience with relational databases, and has been working with SQL Server since version 6.5. Benjamin is the author of “Inside the SQL Server Query Optimizer”, published by Red Gate books. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and has been a speaker at several technology conferences, including PASS Summit and SQL Server Connections. Benjamin blogs at www.benjaminnevarez.com.
Product Manager, Red Gate
Justin began developing software at the tender age of 11. 20 years later he still loves it in all its various forms: synthesizer audio software, fast food e-commerce, diary software, iPhone apps, many computer games, and database tools. Justin’s entrepreneurial skills (he began his own business 8 years ago) have come in handy at Red Gate where he’s been a developer and product manager. Recently he’s been working Red Gate's tool for automating deployments called Deployment Manager.
Chief Operating Officer
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.