Josh is a Senior Consultant with Microsoft, focusing on Business Intelligence, Big Data, and Cloud Architecture. He is a regular speaker at Professional Association of SQL Server(PASS) events, Code on the Beach, the PASS Summit, and other IT conferences. He is also a co-leader of the PASS Big Data Virtual Chapter and OPASS (Orlando PASS Chapter). He has worked in IT for over 10 years holding positions in Application Support, Database Administration, and Business Intelligence, in industries like Higher Education, Consulting, Manufacturing, and Software Development. Before joining Microsoft, Josh was a Tech Field Day delegate participating in the flagship Tech Field Day event, along with the inaugural Data Field Day. He has been a tech editor on multiple books on Hadoop and Microsoft Data Platform technologies.