Our People

Iman Eftekhari (MCSE BI, MCITP, CSP) is the co-founder and Director at Agile BI. With over 17 years of experience in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, he has successfully implemented BI solutions for various organisations mainly in Financial Services, Retails, Manufacturing, Health, Property, and Public sectors. He is passionate about adding business value using the right technology and engaging business stakeholders using Agile approach.

Iman is the founder and co-organiser of the official Sydney Power BI User Group (PUG), and is a regular speaker at user groups and seminars in Australia and overseas.

James Beresford is an experienced and certified Microsoft Business Intelligence Consultant who has been working with the platform for over a decade. He has worked with all aspects of the stack, with his speciality being ETL with SSIS and Data Warehousing on SQL Server. He has presented twice at TechEd in Australia and is a frequent presenter at various user groups.

Yon Gonzalez provides over 10+ years in consulting experience and thought leadership, specially focused on building SW solutions for clients, managing software services implementations and building trusted key client relationships.

His passion is data analysis and helping companies achieve operational efficiency with better managed processes by incorporating effective SW solutions. He provides wide industry knowledge having implemented solutions into Automotive/Banking/Services and Transport Industry.

Yon holds a Bachelor of Computer Engineer and is currently studying a Masters of Business (specialised in Technology) at the University of New South Wales.

Kale Temple is a data analytics consultant with over 3 years experience in delivering analytics and business intelligence projects. He has helped a range of clients, from government to financial services, realise the value that can be created from advanced analytics using Microsoft technologies. Kale has presented several times at SQL Saturday on topics such as Power BI and machine learning to the Cortana Intelligence Suite.

In addition to being passionate about data, Kale is heavily involved with start-ups. Before devoting his work fulltime to Agile BI, Kale co-founded two start-ups. One of which he led as the CEO and the other as a VP of Operations. Kale also mentors start-ups at the University of Sydney’s Genesis Program.

Kale holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Economics) and Masters of Economics (Economics & Econometrics) from the University of Sydney.

Victor Isakov

Victor Isakov (MCA, MCM, MCT, MVP) is a Database Architect and Trainer who has worked with SQL Server for over 20 years. Victor specialises in architecting SQL Server solutions, high-availability, performance tuning and troubleshooting problems. He has written a number of SQL Server books and regularly speaks at conferences internationally. Currently Victor is the only Microsoft Certified Architect: SQL Server in Asia Pacific.

Lesley French has over 25 years experience in the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing market. Working for Industry leading organisations including Microsoft Data Platform Group and experienced in building and managing Cognos over a period of 19 years in Australia/New Zealand.

Primarily responsible for building the BI/DW business in ANZ, Lesley developed ‘customers for life’ by establishing trusted, long term partnerships across both Federal Government and Commercial sectors such as Westpac, Reserve Bank of Australia, IAG, Centrelink and ATO.

Edison Zhu is a Senior Business Intelligence specialist with wealth of experience in full Microsoft BI stack, data modelling, design, development, visualization, Tableau of Enterprise-scale Data Warehousing/BI solutions.

He has over 13 years of professional experience and has been working in the Microsoft BI space for more than ten years now. During this time he has delivered number of successful BI solutions for variety of companies within several industries including finance, insurance, vehicle and IT industry. He is a self-motivated, optimist, team-player and creative individual.

BI Expert

Mohammad Soltani is a Senior Business Intelligence specialist with wealth of experience in Full Microsoft BI stack as well as .net technology.  He has got more than 18 years of experience in analysis, design and development of enterprise-scale database applications, Data Warehouses and BI solutions. He is a self-motivated, optimist, team-player and creative individual.

Daniil Maslyuk MCPS, is a business intelligence (BI) consultant who spent the first few years of his career in various sales and finance roles in transnational corporations. Specifically, Daniil has hands-on experience in professional services and consumer goods industries. He is particularly passionate about Microsoft Power BI and its family of products. Daniil’s main area of expertise is DAX and Power Query M languages.

Max Konev (MSc, MCSE) is an expert BI consultant with extensive experience in Microsoft Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Database Development. He has over 5 years of experience in team leadership and over 10 years in the Microsoft BI space. Max’s diverse project portfolio covers companies across Australia, US, UK and Russia in the Finance, Marketing and Retail industries.”

Alexis Rapp is a Business Intelligence consultant specialising on DAX.
He has a strong background in SQL Server and the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack enabling him to create efficient data models.
Alexis is passionate about delivering high-quality outcomes and due to his experience. He has a strong customer service understanding, required in his past projects.

Dominic Colyer provides AgileBI’s clients with sound solutions and advice on enabling them to achieve maximum results with the data and information they have available to them. To enable data driven decisions we leverage current Microsoft BI Stack Technologies (SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS, Azure) including Power BI and Cortana Intelligence suite

Pavan Dendukuri has over 6 years’ experience in delivering business intelligence and analytical solutions. He has extensive experience in Designing, Developing and Extending Data Warehouse and Reporting models using Microsoft Technologies. He has been involved in many business intelligence programs for large companies. He has experience in the following areas, Finance, Technology, Oil & Energy, Consumer Goods and Health. He is specialized in traditional BI Analytics, Predictive Analytics and Data Visualizations.

Pavan is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate and holds a Master of Engineering in Computer Science.

Pankaj Pandya is specialist Data Professional. He has more than 15 years of industry experience working on data centric projects. He started his career as a Java professional and was one of the earliest SCJP in 2000. It was a .com burst and emergence of ERP such as SAP post Y2k, inspired him to focus on enterprise data projects. In his entire career, he has worked on complex legacy Data Migration project and enterprise data reporting systems. Since 2012 onwards he has focused mainly around Microsoft BI stack. Pankaj holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) since 1997. He is a keen learner and now focusing mainly on Industry certifications such as MCSE and Big Data.

Carolina Flores brings her experience and MBA to the Marketing and Operations Department with innovative and creative solutions. Having worked in Mexico, USA, Argentina and Australia she brings a global perspective to Business Intelligence.

Ligia Chelotti is a marketing and communication oriented professional with expertise in client relationship management, customer satisfaction and retention, and marketing strategies’​ implementation. She possess astute business understanding and brings her experience and MBA to contribute to strategic planning, delivering improvements in processes, productivity, and costs.