Torsten Strauß (MCT, MCSE Data Platform, MCSE Data Management and Analytics) has been working with Microsoft SQL Server since the turn of the millennium.
He currently works as Database Engineer and Microsoft SQL Server Evangelist for BP Europe SE.
Torsten has delivered more than 90 presentations about Microsoft SQL Server at national and international conferences and user groups in recent years and was recognized as a Microsoft Data Platform MVP in July 2018.
If you use DAX for any reason, you must use DAX Studio, a free open source tool you cannot afford to ignore. See what you can do with this tool and why it can increase your productivity by writing, debugging, and optimizing DAX code.
You must know DAX to attend this session. Previous painful experiences working with the DAX formula editor in Power BI, Visual Studio, and Power Pivot are suggested, but not necessary. Even though you already use DAX Studio, you might discover some hidden gems, too!
Marco is a business intelligence consultant and mentor. He first started working on Analysis Services in 1998, back when Analysis Services was known as OLAP Services.
A veteran of end-to-end projects, Marco wrote several books with Alberto Ferrari about Power BI, Analysis Service, and Power Pivot. They also regularly write articles and white papers that are available on sqlbi.com. Marco is a Microsoft MVP and an SSAS Maestro, the highest level of certification on Microsoft Analysis Services.
Today, Marco focuses his time with SQLBI customers, traveling extensively to train and consult on DAX and data modeling for Power BI and Analysis Services. Marco also teaches public classes worldwide.
Marco is a regular speaker at international conferences like Microsoft Ignite, PASS Summit, and Sqlbits. He also enjoys delivering evening sessions at local user groups during his trips.
When he is not working, you can find Marco fine tuning his expertise of Neapolitan pizza or test driving electric cars.