We have another SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master to announce – bringing our MCM count to 64 people in the world. Jose also joins the small, but ever-growing group of MCMs outside of Microsoft (I hope to keep growing this number over the next two training rotations):
Jose Gomez, Microsoft Business Intelligence and SQL Server Consultant, Calumo Australia. Jose delivers SQL Server and Business Intelligence consulting to a variety of customers. He engages with users in management as well as in technical roles, gathers their business requirements and transforms them into effective Business intelligence solutions that enable businesses to make effective decisions and gain insight of their own business. All solutions implemented by Jose are mostly based on Microsoft SQL Server and related products and technologies, including SQL, SSRS, SSAS, SSIS, SharePoint, .NET, and Windows Server. In addition to Business Intelligence, Jose has over 10 years experience in Software Development, Networking, and SQL Server technologies, including SQL Development, Clustering, Log shipping, Replication, Performance Tuning and query optimization, disaster recovery, Software design and Development based on the .NET framework (C#, VB .NET). Jose holds a Computer Science Engineering degree from Universidad de Medellin (University Of Medellin) in Colombia and holds several other Microsoft Certifications. Besides having a passion for technology, Jose loves riding his motorcycle every day, watching movies, competing in taekwondo (Australia national champion in 2005), and spending time with his girlfriend Yvonne.