Jim is currently the Database Systems Manager for a large scale educational assessment corporation. He has been working with technology for over 20 years and specifically with Microsoft SQL Server since version 6.5.
He has decided to start giving back to the community that has provided him with so much information in the past.
Jim is a Microsoft-based database developer specializing in Business Intelligence, ETL, and Dashboard solutions using Microsoft SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, and Access.
Jim has worked as a developer, staff manager, production support manager, and internal and external consultant.
Cecil is a DBA Engineer for a Twin Cities financial company. He has been working in IT for over 20 years and was a consultant and a programmer/developer for many years until he was converted to the dark side.
Eric is a Senior SQL Server Database Administrator with Boston Scientific. Eric has been working with SQL Server for over 16 years, as a developer and as a DBA. Eric has developed and administered benefit systems, real estate sites, marketing sites, game data, and medical device data. Eric has worked with the full SQL Server stack, with a focus on performance tuning and database architecture.
Eric has been a member of the Minnesota Chapter community for a number of years, speaking at local and regional SQLSaturday events and promoting the chapter with his peers.
Riley is an Enterprise Architect at Manna Freight Systems, Inc., of Mendota Heights, MN. He’s been in the trenches with SQL Server for 14 years, focusing mostly on development and architecture. Riley cut his teeth on SQL Server 7, but has been on a syntactical sugar high since SQL Server 2005.
He’s written or architected over a half million lines of SQL still in active use. Riley is particularly grateful that technology has saved him from having to use his law degree.
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