Jason Strate is senior database architect working in the financial services industry. He has been working with Microsoft SQL Server for nearly twenty years, including more than a decade of consulting with companies across the United States. His experiences include designing and implementing transactional and data warehousing solutions on Microsoft Data Platform technologies, including SQL Server and Parallel Data Warehouse. A recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for Data Platform (formerly SQL Server) since 2009, he also has achieved the Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server certification.
Jason enjoys helping others in the SQL Server community and does this by presenting at technical conferences and user group meetings. Conferences include the PASS Summit, TechEd North America, SSWUG Virtual Conferences, TechFuse, numerous SQL Saturdays, and many PASS user group meetings. Jason is an active blogger and author with a focus on SQL Server and related technologies.