Reza Rad has more than 10 years’ experience in databases and software applications, and majority of his work experience was in data warehousing and Business Intelligence. He started to work with Microsoft technologies from SQL Server 7 with Visual Basic 6. He has a bachelor degree in Computer Engineering.
Reza is a DW / BI architect and consultant. He worked with large enterprises around the world and delivered high quality data warehousing and BI solutions for them. He worked with industries such as Health, Finance, Logistics, Sales, Order Management, Manufacturing, Telecommunication, and so on.
Reza has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in SQL Server, 2011.
Reza is an international speaker at SQL Server, BI, and DW conferences around the world. He speaks in SQL PASS Summits, Microsoft TechEd, SQL Saturdays, SQL Server user groups, and code camps. He also wrote some books on SQL Server and databases; one of the most recent books is Packt’s SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert Cookbook.
Reza is a big fan of data-related technologies. His expertise is in EIM, ETL, Data Governance, Big Data, Data Warehousing, BI, Data Visualization, Master Data Management, and OLAP.
Reza is the author of the Webcast series on the RADACAD website (http://www.radacad.com). He also writes articles and blog posts in his technical blog (http://www.rad.pasfu.com), where he writes about most of Microsoft technologies such as SSIS, MDS, DQS, SSAS, Power BI, and HDInsight. His blog contains the latest information about his presentations and publications.
Reza is a mentor and Microsoft Certified Trainer. He has been in the professional training business for many years. He does lots of 400 handed level training for many enterprises around the world via remote or in-person training.
Reza is an active member in MSDN forums especially on SQL Server, and Power BI area. He is also the leader of the New Zealand Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence user group which is a registered chapter of PASS.