About the Speaker

Shep Sheppard
Senior Program Manager Azure CAT, Microsoft

Shep Sheppard is a Senior Program Manager Azure CAT (Customer Advisory Team) and has been with CAT for two years and with Microsoft for eight years. Before joining the CAT team, he spent a number of years as a Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft working primarily in the large enterprise space and with many Fortune 100s. As such, his focus has been working with customers pushing the limits of SQL Server on premise and in the Cloud. Over the last few years, Shep's primary focus has been on SQL Server performance and working with customers as part of the SQL Server 2014 Technology Adoption Program (TAP) and SQL Server running in Azure.

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