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.
Buck has over twenty-five years professional and practical experience in computer technology. He's a Senior Technical Specialist for Microsoft, working with enterprise-level clients to develop computing platform architecture solutions within their organizations. Check out Buck's blog here.
Founder, Data Education
Adam is a SQL Server developer obsessed with parallel processing, extreme performance, and deep insight into the server's inner workings. He focuses on large-scale data warehouse implementations and loves nothing more than tuning up complex ETL processes. Adam is a frequent speaker at a number of SQL Server conferences and is creator of the award-winning monitoring stored procedure, sp_whoisactive.
Practice Manager, UpSearch Technology Services
Allen White is a Practice Manager for UpSearch Technology Services in Northeast Ohio. He's spent over 35 years in IT and has been using SQL Server since 1992. He is a certified MCITP in SQL Server and an MCT and has been awarded Microsoft’s MVP Award for the past 5 years. Allen is President of the Ohio North SQL Server User's Group and answers questions about SMO and PowerShell in the MSDN Forums. You can read his blog at http://sqlblog.com/blogs/allen_white/default.aspx.
MCM, SQL Server MVP
Brent Ozar is a Microsoft Certified Master, MVP, speaker, and a published author. He is a database junkie who specializes in database performance tuning, virtualization, and storage. He loves travel, food, photography, and the fact that his job doesn't involve the Bering Sea. You can read his latest writings at BrentOzar.com.
SQL Server MVP
Jeremiah Peschka specializes in SQL Server performance tuning and scaling systems with cloud computing. He's a member of the ACM, an avid reader, flosses daily, and exercises regularly. Jeremiah works with all aspects of application development and deployment. He likes cheesecake, coffee, and ice cream. Oh, and his dentist knows he's lying about the flossing daily bit.
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.
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.
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.
Principal, Richardson & Sons, LLC
Rob has over 10 years experience in both Web technologies and .NET, has a Masters in MSCIS, is a frequent speaker at Phoenix user groups, and an active participant in the developer community. His current passions include CI, Node.js, and ASP.NET MVC, and his family. Follow Rob on Twiter at @rob_rich or his blog at http://robrich.org/
Gail is a database consultant, specialising in performance tuning and database optimisation. Before moving to consulting she worked at a large South African investment bank and was responsible for the performance of the major systems there. Gail is a Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server 2008 and a frequent poster and author for the SQLServerCentral forums. She has presented multiple times at both TechEd Africa and the PASS Community Summit. She was awarded MVP for SQL Server in July 2008.