Speakers
Peter Myers
BI Expert
Peter Myers has been working with Microsoft database and development products since 1997. Today he specializes in Microsoft Business Intelligence and provides mentoring, technical training and course content authoring for Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Office. Specifically, he works with SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis Services (data modeling and data mining), SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft Excel, PowerPivot and PerformancePoint Services.
He has a broad business background supported by a Bachelor degree in applied economics, and he extends this with current MCITP and MCT certifications. He has been a SQL Server MVP since 2007.
Peter is an established presenter and enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for Microsoft products by presenting in classrooms and at user group meetings, technical events and conferences.
Tim Mitchell
Business Intelligence Architect
Tim Mitchell is a business intelligence consultant, author, and trainer. He has been working with SQL Server for a decade, working primarily in business intelligence, ETL/SSIS, data quality, and reporting. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M at Commerce, and has been a Microsoft SQL Server MVP since 2010. Tim is an independent BI consultant and a group principal with Linchpin People.
As an active member of the community, Tim has spoken at international, regional, and local venues including the SQL PASS Summit, SQLBits, SQL Connections, SQL Saturday events, and various user groups and webcasts. Tim is coauthor of the book SSIS Design Patterns, and is a contributing author on the charity book project MVP Deep Dives 2. He is an active group member and speaker at the North Texas SQL Server User Group in the Dallas area.
You can visit his website and blog at TimMitchell.net or follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/Tim_Mitchell.
Carlos Bossy
Principal Consultant
Carlos Bossy (MCTS, MCP BI, CBIP) is a Data and BI architect with 25 years of experience in software and database development. As Principal Consultant of his company Carlos focuses on developing Business Intelligence solutions including modeling data warehouses, predictive analytics, integration and reporting. He has developed warehouses and BI solutions for a variety of industries and state agencies including health insurance, solar energy, foster care, telecom, and manufacturing
Marc Beacom
DW/BI Consultant
Marc Beacom is President of DawaBI, a Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Consultancy firm focusing on Making Data-Driven Decisions Possible. He has been working with SQL Server for over a decade delivering scalable solutions for organizations of all sizes. He has earned several industry certifications and degrees. Marc is an active member of the community and has served 5 years on the board of two Colorado SQL Server User Groups (Denver and Colorado Springs), 1 year as a Regional Mentor for PASS and is currently on the boards of three Colorado nonprofit organizations; Mile High Analytics, Colorado GiveCamp and Camp To Belong Colorado.
Bill Fellows
Senior BI Solutions Consultant
Robust software developer interested in local opportunities with a data centric focus
Specialties:SQL Server 2005+, SSIS, C#
Greg Forrest
Director, Marketing Operations & Demand Central
Greg has broad experience with over 14 years in marketing, sales, and operations. As the Director, Marketing Operations & Demand Central at Concur, Greg is responsible for managing the Global Marketing Operations team and scaling Concur’s demand generation strategies through fiscal planning, systems, process, and reporting intelligence. Focus of Greg’s work is around marketing planning, the demand funnel, lead nurturing, scoring, marketing’s key performance indicator reporting, and data integrity. Greg has pioneered projects at Concur that have been featured at Eloqua Experience, DemandCon, and Sirius Decisions. His work has contributed to a 2011 DemanGen Partners Sales & Marketing Alignment award, 2008 & 2011 Markies, and 2011 Sirius Decisions ROI award.
Jason Horner
Spatial Business Intelligence Specialist
A Software Engineering professional specializing in Microsoft technologies and frameworks. Able to architect, build, test, and support both large and small scale n tier applications. Confident evangelist for Agile methodologies like XP and Scrum, with a firm belief in people over process and in the value of continuous improvement and teamwork to the organization. Looking for meaningful and challenging work where I can grow professionally, while at the same contribute to the organizations bottom line.
Dan Lewandowski
Data Analyst
Microsoft Business Intelligence Consultant Specializing in SSIS/SSAS/SSRS implementations
Meagan Longoria
Business Intelligence Solutions Consultant
Meagan Longoria is a BI consultant with Valorem Consulting in Kansas City, MO. She has over 6 years of experience with the SQL Server BI stack and enjoys sharing her knowledge and experiences at SQL Saturdays, user groups, and other conferences.
Scot Reagin
Principal Architect, Business Intelligence
Scot is a respected Business Intelligence Architect specializing in solutions for organizations of many sizes and in diverse industries. As a Principal Architect in RevGen’s BI Practice, co-leader of RevGen Partners’ Business Intelligence Practice, Scot provides hands-on expertise across the BI spectrum backed by his more than twenty-five years of technology experience.
Prior to joining RevGen Partners, Scot managed his own firm, SJ Reagin & Associates, where he connected the detailed aspects of BI solutions to the business value derived from those solutions. Before that, he was national general manager and senior BI solutions architect for Aspirity LLC. He served as a consultant and author of many BI publications and training courses including aspects of Microsoft’s Official Curricula. Reagin is a popular industry speaker at business and technical conferences and is often cited in leading BI publications.
Scot attended Metropolitan State College of Denver and is a TDWI Certified Business Intelligence Professional.
Jeff Renz
Architect
Jeff Renz has been working in the IT industry for 14 years, the last 10 of which has been focused on designing and implementing data collection and reporting solutions. He is currently working as a BI Architect for RevGen Partners. Certified by the Genesee Academy as a Certified Data Vault Data Modeler.
Reeves Smith
Principal Architect/Teammate
Reeves Smith is a consultant and trainer. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and a Microsoft Certified Master with over 17 years of experience working with SQL Server. Reeves is an independent BI consultant and teammate with Linchpin People.
He is an active member of the Denver, CO, PASS chapter and delivers technical presentations at local and regional conferences and user groups. He has had the opportunity to work on various development and data warehouse projects within industries like banking, DoD, energy, entertainment, gaming, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, travel, and telecommunication.
You can visit his website and blog at reevessmith.wordpress.com or follow him on Twitter at SQLReeves.
Steve Wake
Consultant
Steve Wake is a Consultant at RevGen Partners with more than 20 years of experience in various IT organizations. Steve has experience in Manufacturing, Retail, Charities, Telecommunications and Financial Services organizations & switched to Consulting to share/expand/teach on his experiences with Business Intelligence. Steve is also very involved in the SQL community, speaking at events across the country, blogging at wakebi.com, and is currently President of the Denver SQL Server UG.