Davide Mauri is a Solid Quality Mentor and a member of the Board of Directors of Solid Quality Learning Italia. A well known Microsoft SQL Server MVP (Most Valuable Professional), MCP, MCAD, MCDBA, and MCT, and acclaimed speaker at international SQL Server conferences, Davide enjoys working with T-SQL, Relational Modeling and studying the theory behind it. Additionally, he is well grounded in Reporting Services, .NET and the object-oriented principles, and has a very good and deep knowledge on Integration Services and Analysis Services, giving him a well rounded area of expertise around the Microsoft Data Platform, allowing him to have the correct vision and experience to handle development of complex business intelligence solution. He is a course author for Solid Quality Mentors, including the seminars about Upgrading to SQL 2008, co-author of the book "Smart Businees Intelligence Solutions with SQL Server 2008" and author of the well-known DTExec replacemente tool DTLoggedExec (http://dtloggedexec.davidemauri.it
Dejan Sarka focuses on development of database & business intelligence applications. Besides projects, he spends about half of the time on training and mentoring. He is the founder of the Slovenian SQL Server and .NET Users Group. Dejan Sarka is the main author or coauthor of nine books about databases and SQL Server. Dejan Sarka also developed two courses for Solid Quality Mentors - Data Modeling Essentials and Data Mining with SQL Server 2008.
As an MCT, Dejan Sarka speaks on many local and international events. Some of the international events include conferences such as PASS, TechEd, and DevWeek. He is also indispensable on regional MS events. In addition, he is a co-organizer of a technically top-level conference Bleeding Edge.
Régis Baccaro has 10 years of experience with Business Intelligence, SQL Server, SharePoint and .Net. His background and work experience mixes technology and business, providing him a unique edge to contribute to BI projects and developing, being able to effectively interact with technical and business decision makers.
He has a wide experience as speaker at different IT conferences and contributor to books and whitepapers.
Karol Papaj, MCP, SQL Server MVP and first SolidQ mentor in Slovakia and Czech Republic, is an independent consultant and trainer working for CPLSs in Slovakia and Czech Republic. He has been working with SQL Server since 1995 and he works as a DBA for important companies with complex database systems in Slovakia. Besides training he works on OLTP and OLAP projects with focus on SQL Server performance tuning and optimization.
Matija Lah, formally a university graduate of law, has been involved in information management since the nineties. His first introduction to SQL Server in IUS Software d.o.o. Slovenija has later culminated in a new career developing data-centric solutions and consulting. His contributions to the SQL Server community have led to the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award in 2007 (Windows Server System SQL Server).