Chris Price is a Senior Consultant with Microsoft based out of Tampa, FL. He has a B.S. in MIS and a MBA, both from the University of South Florida. He began his career as a developer, programming with everything from Visual Basic and Java to both VB.Net and C# as he worked his way into a software architect role before being bitten by the BI bug. While he is still passionate about software development, his current focus is on ETL, Data Integration, Data Quality, MDM, SSAS, SharePoint and all things Big Data. He regularly speaks at SQL Saturdays, Conferences Code Camps and other community event. He blogs frequently and has also authored multiple books, whitepapers and served as technical editor for a range of BI and Big Data topics. You can follow Chris on his blog at http://bluewatersql.wordpress.com/ or on Twitter at @BluewaterSQL.