Meet up

An evening with #PowerBI Experts

Wednesday, 21st February at CodeNode, London

This meetup was organised by Power BI Meetup Group in February 2018

Overview

Guy in a Cube Unplugged

This session combines some of the challenges that they have dealt with including Power BI Desktop to the service, data source connectivity and Azure Analysis Services. Don’t miss out, there is a little something for everyone. Come join this fun session!



Adam Saxton

Sr. Content Developer Microsoft working on Power BI, SSRS and SSAS


Patrick LeBlanc

Patrick LeBlanc is a currently a Data Platform Solutions Architect at Microsoft. Along with his 15+ years’ experience in IT he holds a Masters of Science degree from Louisiana State University. He is the author and co-author of five SQL Server books. Prior to joining Microsoft he was awarded Microsoft MVP award for his contributions to the community. Patrick is a regular speaker at many SQL Server Conferences and Community events.


Expert Panel



Adam Saxton

Sr. Content Developer Microsoft working on Power BI, SSRS and SSAS


Alberto Ferrari

Alberto started working with SQL Server in 2000 and immediately focused his interest in the Business

Intelligence area. He and Marco Russo created the sqlbi.com, where they publish their thoughts and topics

about BI.

He published several books about SSAS Tavìbular, Multidimensional and Power Pivot. He is a Microsoft MVP

and he achieved the SSAS Maestro title, the highest level of certification on Microsoft SSAS technology.


Chris Webb

Chris Webb is an independent consultant specialising in Analysis Services, Power BI, M, MDX and DAX. He is the author of "Power Query for Power BI and Excel" and a co-author of "SQL Server Analysis Services 2012: The BISM Tabular Model", "Expert Cube Development with SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services", and "MDX Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2005 and Hyperion Essbase"; he also co-authored the white paper "Planning a Power BI Enterprise Deployment" for Microsoft. He blogs at http://blog.crossjoin.co.uk


James Dales

James Dales is Data Architect and runs the Microsoft technology practice in Altius, a Microsoft Gold Partner in Data Analytics and Data Platform. He has an background in data solutions and now specialises in Azure and Power BI. In 2016 James’ report won 2nd place in Microsoft’s Best Power BI Report contest.


Kasper de Jonge

Speaker: Kasper de Jonge is a Principal Program Manager on the BI team at Microsoft, where he has worked on developing features for Power BI, Power Pivot and other Analysis Services products such as the Tabular model and Multidimensional cubes. He is a frequent speaker at conferences such as TechEd, SQLPASS, and SQLSaturday.


Marco Russo

Marco's main activities are related to data warehouse relational and multidimensional design, but he is also involved in the complete development lifecycle of a BI solution. He has particular competence and experience in sectors like financial services (including complex OLAP designs in the banking area), manufacturing, gambling, and commercial distribution.


Patrick LeBlanc

Patrick LeBlanc is a currently a Data Platform Solutions Architect at Microsoft. Along with his 15+ years’ experience in IT he holds a Masters of Science degree from Louisiana State University. He is the author and co-author of five SQL Server books. Prior to joining Microsoft he was awarded Microsoft MVP award for his contributions to the community. Patrick is a regular speaker at many SQL Server Conferences and Community events.




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