Iman Eftekhari (MCSE BI, MCITP, CSP) is the co-founder and Director at AgileBI. 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, Retail, Manufacturing, Health, Property, and the Public sectors. He is passionate about making organisations data-driven and adding business value by using the right technology and processes.
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, and focuses 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 the Automotive/Banking/Services and Transport Industries.
Des Warde is a data technology specialist and have been designing, developing and managing data solutions for the last 18 years for companies in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. He enjoys working with talented people and advanced software using modern methodologies to bring about positive change for his clients.
Yat Sevaratnam is a specialist in Microsoft BI, machine learning, predictive modelling and data analytics & insights. He has a wide range of experience working in the financial, aviation, infrastructure, construction, rail, telecommunications, online advertising, gaming and cloud services industries. Yat has led teams as a BI and Analytics Lead across his tenure in both Microsoft and IBM. Recently, he has revamped Microsoft Azure Operations’ team in Redmond, US to enable and scale an end-to-end Power BI solution across the whole organisation using SSIS, Microsoft SQL Server and Power BI.
In addition to being passionate about data, Kale is heavily involved with start-ups. Before devoting his work full-time to Agile BI, Kale co-founded two start-ups – one of which he led as the CEO and the other as the VP of Operations. He also currently 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.
Alexis Rapp is a Business Intelligence consultant specialising in 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 his experience has given him a strong customer service understanding, which was a requirement in past projects.
Dominic Colyer provides AgileBI’s clients with sound solutions and advice, 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 the Cortana Intelligence suite.
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.
Yuna Kim is a marketing manager, specialising in content marketing & campaign strategy, sales and partner management. She is enthusiastic about problem-solving, networking, evolving and growing. She has worked as a marketing manager in Silicon Velley -SF Bay Area, Seattle (U.S.A) and Seoul (South Korea) in the media and technology industries.
Edison Zhu is a Senior Business Intelligence specialist with a wealth of experience in full Microsoft BI stack, data modelling, design, development, visualisation, and 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 a number of successful BI solutions for a variety of companies within several industries including finance, insurance, vehicles and IT. He is a self-motivated optimist who is a team-player and creative individual.
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. Victor is currently the only Microsoft Certified Architect: SQL Server in the Asia-Pacific region.
Mohammad Soltani is a Senior Business Intelligence specialist with a wealth of experience in Full Microsoft BI stack, as well as .net technology. He has 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 who is a team-player and creative individual.