Steve Hughes is a Principal Consultant Lead at Pragmatic Works. He works with Microsoft’s SQL Server stack and Windows Azure to deliver data and business intelligence solutions. He has been working with technology for over 15 years with much of that time spent on creating business intelligence solutions including in-memory models, multidimensional databases, reporting solutions, and data marts. One of Steve’s passions is using data effectively and helping customers understand that data is valuable and profitable. Over the past six years, he has delivered over 30 presentations on SQL Server and data architecture.