RADACAD coaches are industry thought leaders and experts in their fields. They are speakers in worldwide well-known conferences, authors of books, and course content creators at RADACAD Academy.
Reza Rad is a Microsoft Regional Director, an Author, Trainer, Speaker and Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 20 years’ experience in data analysis, BI, databases, programming, and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for nine continuous years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. Reza is an active blogger and co-founder of RADACAD. Reza is also co-founder and co-organizer of Difinity conference in New Zealand. His articles on different aspects of technologies, especially on MS BI, can be found on his blog: https://radacad.com/blog. He wrote some books on MS SQL BI and also is writing some others, He was also an active member on online technical forums such as MSDN and Experts-Exchange, and was a moderator of MSDN SQL Server forums, and is an MCP, MCSE, and MCITP of BI. He is the leader of the New Zealand Business Intelligence users group. He is also the author of very popular book Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star, which is free with more than 1700 pages of content and the Power BI Pro Architecture published by Apress. He is an International Speaker in Microsoft ...
Dr. Leila Etaati
Leila is the first Microsoft AI MVP in New Zealand and Australia, She has Ph.D. in Information System from the University Of Auckland. She is the Co-director and data scientist in RADACAD Company with more than 100 clients in around the world. She is the co-organizer of Microsoft Business Intelligence and Power BI Use group (meetup) in Auckland with more than 1200 members, She is the co-organizer of three main conferences in Auckland: SQL Saturday Auckland (2015 till now) with more than 400 registrations, Difinity (2017 till now) with more than 200 registrations and Global AI Bootcamp 2018. She is a Data Scientist, BI Consultant, Trainer, and Speaker. She is a well-known International Speakers to many conferences such as Microsoft ignite, SQL pass, Data Platform Summit, SQL Saturday, Power BI world Tour and so forth in Europe, USA, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. She has over ten years’ experience working with databases and software systems. She was involved in many large-scale projects for big-sized companies. She also AI and Data Platform Microsoft MVP. Leila is an active Technical Microsoft AI blogger for RADACAD. She worked in Industries including banking financial, power and utility, manufacturing … She is a lecturer and trainer in Business intelligence and database ...
Dejan Sarka, MCT and Data Platform MVP, is an independent trainer and consultant that focuses on the development of database and business intelligence applications. Besides projects, he spends about half of the time on training and mentoring. He is the founder of the Slovenian SQL Server and .NET Users Group. Dejan Sarka is the main author or co-author of eighteen books about databases and SQL Server. Dejan Sarka has also developed many courses and seminars for Microsoft, SolidQ, and Pluralsight.
Microsoft Business Applications MVP Office 365 Evangelist, Power Platform Technical Lead & PowerAddict Microsoft Flow All Star Microsoft Power Automate Community Super User (Flownaut) Microsoft Power Apps Community Super User (Appstronaut) Founder & User Group Leader of the Houston Power Apps and Power Automate User Group
Andy Leonard is founder and Chief Data Engineer at Enterprise Data & Analytics, creator of the DILM (Data Integration Lifecycle Management) Suite, an SSIS Trainer, Consultant, and developer, a Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) developer and BimlHero, SQL Server database and data warehouse developer, community mentor, engineer, and farmer. He is a co-author of The Biml Book and SQL Server Integration Services Design Patterns and author of Managing Geeks - A Journey of Leading by Doing, Data Integration Lifecycle Management with SSIS, Building Custom Tasks for SSIS, and the Stairway to Integration Services. Andy blogs at andyleonard.blog where you can learn more on the About Andy page. .
Alberto is a Microsoft MVP in Business Applications from 2020. He is a technology lover and he has worked from 2007 with Microsoft Dynamics CRM, now Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement. He lives in Cordoba Argentina and he is Director and Solution Architect at AMGBS. Alberto is one of the Latin American Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Community Leaders and he loves to share knowledge with professionals in many ways.
Stefano Tempesta is a Microsoft RD (Regional Director), MVP on AI and Business Applications, and member of the Blockchain Council. A regular speaker at international IT conferences, including Microsoft Ignite and Tech Summit, Stefano's interests extend to blockchain and AI-related technologies. He created Blogchain Space (blogchain.space), a blog about blockchain technologies, writes for MSDN Magazine and MS Dynamics World, and publishes Machine Learning experiments on the Azure AI Gallery (gallery.azure.ai).
Belinda Allen is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Power BI (MVP). Belinda is currently a Microsoft Power Platform Trainer, Speaker and the Co-Author of 2 books on Business Intelligence and Microsoft Dynamics GP. Belinda now focuses on the Microsoft Power Platform. She happily wears the title #CitizenDeveloper. Prior to focusing solely on training, Belinda was a principal at Smith & Allen Consulting, Inc. (SACI) in New York City. SACI was a Microsoft Dynamics GP partner for over 25 years. She has always had a passion for reporting and business intelligence. Her skills include Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Power Apps, Power Automate, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Business Central, and of course Microsoft Dynamics GP. Belinda is also well known for her blog, https://www.BelindaTheGPcsi.com, and her BI blog, http://www.BIBelindacom.com. On her blog, she shares useful information about the product quickly and succinctly. With followers from all over the globe, she can share knowledge and achieve her mission: “To improve the lives and business success of my followers.” All of Belinda's blogs and notes can be found on https://www.MsBelindaAllen.com
During his 17 year career across the UK and New Zealand, Daniel has been helping drive enterprise-wide solutions through process and software engineering; predominantly through Business Intelligence (BI), data visualisation and software integration. He is extremely passionate about the Microsoft BI stack, specifically Power BI, and has been delivering Power BI solutions since 2014. He regularly presents and blogs on a variety of Power BI subjects and is a contributor of custom visuals to the Power BI Marketplace. Daniel aims to empower people with the knowledge and tools to make their workdays easier by using software and/or common sense to eliminate the tedious bits. He enjoys sharing the knowledge he has gained with anyone that has the inspiration and desire to learn these skills for themselves.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Magna Data, a Microsoft Certified Partner in Data Analytics and Power BI company based in Miami, US. Cecilia has experience as Data Analytics Consultant and Trainer, MCP in SQL Server/Power BI/ Excel and has a University Degree in Computer Engineering. Passionate and curious, she uses Data and Technology to solve simple to complex business scenarios. She is very active and engaged with the community, Speaker at Conferences, local events and User Groups, Community Leader Organizer in South Florida of “SQL Saturdays”, SQL Server UG, “Data, Analytics & AI Club”, Global Power Platform and AI Bootcamps.
MVP Dataplatform / Solution Principal – Slalom USA Architected scalable analytics platforms using Snowflake, SQL DW, Azure Analysis Services, SSAS, SSRS, Azure Data Factory, SSIS, Matilion to automate ETL workflow. Produced reports and dashboards using Power BI Desktop, Service and Power BI Report Services Defined governance layer at enterprise level covering Power BI version control, roles and activities, lifecycle management for reporting, RLS management, Azure DevOps integration for data & analytics solutions, and Power BI Premium implementations Optimized and performance tuned complex Power BI data models using aggregate tables to reduce the model size and increase the performance of the reports. Composite models combining Power BI, AAS, Power BI Premium Designed and developed Power BI applications integrating other technologies including PowerApps, Flow, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Azure SQL Database and Smartsheet to deliver actionable solutions Facilitated requirement sessions with business users, provided analytics strategy, and created BI roadmaps Managed the migration of the entire on-premise IT infrastructure to Azure platform and O365 Delivered end-to-end BI solutions to Enterprise companies in US and LATAM Industry expertise – Retail, Financial, Minery, Forestal, Pharmaceutical, and Manufacturing Thought leadership – Speaker at international conferences including MSFT Business Application Summit, SQL Saturdays, Power Platform World Tour, and .NET ...
Allison Kennedy is a Microsoft Certified Professional in BI Reporting. An analytical thinker with a passion for teaching, Allison supports business professionals and companies to work smarter, not harder. Extracting valuable insights from multiple data sources, leveraging the power of Microsoft Power Platform, optimizing the architecture for MS Teams, SharePoint and document management systems. Allison makes connections between technology and people.