Archive for tag: Interviews

PASS Summit 2014 PASS Board Q and A

17 November, 2014 (10:00) | Interviews, PASS, Summit | By: Mark V

At PASS Summit 2014 in Seattle, I attended a couple Q and A sessions with the PASS Board of Directors members. There were three such sessions. I missed the general Q and A as my Summit presentation was at that same time. Rather than try to capture the play by play of everything, I decided […]

Interview with Biml Creator Scott Currie

2 July, 2014 (10:00) | Biml, Interviews | By: Mark V

On June 12th, I had the pleasure of presenting to the Greenville Business Intelligence User Group in Greenville, South Carolina. I had a fantastic time and I have to say that the people of Varigence (a major sponsor of this group) showed wonderful hospitality. Part of my trip included a day of hanging out with […]

PASS Summit Interview With Kamal Hathi

13 November, 2013 (10:00) | Azure, Interviews, PASS, SSAS | By: Mark V

For the third, and final, installment in my PASS Summit Interview series, I present my interview with Kamal Hathi, Director of Program Management for Business Intelligence Tools at Microsoft. Kamal is the one who is ultimately responsible for the direction of Microsoft BI. As with my other interviews, the byproducts of casual conversation have been […]

PASS Summit Interview With Kasper de Jonge

5 November, 2013 (10:00) | Interviews, PASS, SSAS | By: Mark V

I continue on with my Interview series with Analysis Services Program Manager Kasper de Jonge (Blog|Twitter). As before, some edits were made, with Kasper’s permission, to eliminate byproducts of casual conversation and make things flow better in writing. Transcript Mark V: How would you say my job as an SSAS developer would be different in […]

PASS Summit 2013 Interview with Matt Masson

28 October, 2013 (10:00) | Interviews, PASS, SSIS | By: Mark V

At PASS Summit 2013 in Charlotte, I had the opportunity to sit down with Matt Masson (Blog|Twitter), Senior Program Manager on the Integration Services Team at Microsoft. I was really honored when Matt explained how busy his week was and then offered me a half hour anyway. I want to give a tremendous THANK YOU […]

My Interview For Louis Davidson’s “Why We Write” Series

29 March, 2013 (11:30) | Interviews | By: Mark V

SQL Server MVP and author Louis Davidson (b|t) recently started a blog series called, “Why We Write.” His plan is to survey fellow writers/bloggers who make their living doing something other than writing to see why they spend their free time writing. For his first interviewee, Louis chose SQL Server MVP, author, and PASS Executive […]