Paul Wehland has worked with SQL Server for a long time and has supported every version all the way back to v1 (16 bit). He is one of only about 130 SQL Server Certified Masters (SQL-MCM) worldwide. He is a Director in the Data & Analytics service line at Avanade; (a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture) Before Avanade, Paul worked at Microsoft in the SQL Server Product Group on many teams (QA-Performance, SQLCAT, SQLClustering to name a few). Before that he started in SQL-Product Support (PSS), where he helped to co-found the SQL Server MVP program. He is based in Germany but originally from the United States.
Lightning Talk (75 minutes):