University of Washington
Randal is a senior executive consultant specializing in .NET Programming and SQL Server BI solutions. Randal has worked in the industry as a solution designer, network administrator, DBA, and programmer since the 1980s. His passion is to impart knowledge. For the last 18 years, he has provided IT training for businesses and schools; including Microsoft, the University of Washington, and various community colleges in the Seattle area. Randal is an author of two books: A Tester's Guide to .NET Programming and Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions. Randal has achieved several Microsoft professional certifications include MCSE, MCP+I, MCTS, MCDBA, and MCAD.
Cari is a content developer at Microsoft. Her current role involves developing, producing and delivering Data Analytics courseware. Her experience includes developing content for IT Professionals and developers with a major focus on Business Intelligence Solutions. She has worked with the University of Washington's continuing education programs, assisting with C# programming, web development, and BI courses. Her passion is in education and diversity, with a special interest in Autism support and career growth. She is an author of Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions.
Data Scientist and Software Engineer
Joey Chemis is a Data Scientist and Software Engineer at Microsoft with a focus on predictive analytics. His work involves forecasting projects that enable him to assist First Party Devices and the Commercial Team in demand planning, while using development tools such as R, Power BI, Azure Machine Learning, SQL Server, and Excel. His passion is mathematics and statistics and the heavy role they play in the field of Data Science. Prior to Microsoft, he worked as a Data Scientist at REI. Joey has completed the P-Probability requirement and is working on achieving the designation Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA).