Award Categories
Data Platform
First year awarded:
2012
Number of MVP Awards:
8
Language
English
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Nigel Peter Sammy

Trinidad and Tobago

Biography

Nigel Peter Sammy is a Microsoft Data Platform Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with over fifteen (15) years of technical experience and over twelve (12) years of database, SQL Server and BI experience. Besides working at SoftwareONE as a Senior Data Platform Consultant, he is also a Lecturer at the School of Business and Computer Science (SBCS) where he teaches the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server certification as well as other BSc courses for the University of London and University of Greenwich. He is experienced with Azure SQL Database, Data Warehouse, ETL, SSIS, etc. and has access to the Redmond teams that deals with Microsoft Data Platform technology. 

Nigel previously worked at Microsoft as an Account Technology Strategist where he was responsible for providing pre-sales technical/architectural support for over 200 agencies in both Commercial and Public Sector. He was also a Data Platform Architect (DPA) at SolidQ, a global provider of advanced consulting, mentoring and education solutions for the Microsoft Data, Business Intelligence, Collaboration and Development platforms. Microsoft and SolidQ has given him at least five (5) years working experience with large international companies.

He has progressed through other roles in his career including Application Developer, Analyst, Database Administrator, Database Developer, Project Manager, Architect, Team Lead and Manager. He is the co-founder and current chapter leader of the Trinidad and Tobago SQL Server User Group (TTSSUG), a volunteer, independent, non-profit organization providing a community for Microsoft SQL Server professionals, hobbyists and enthusiasts.

Nigel is a co-author of Microsoft's SQL Server 2012 Upgrade Technical Guide and a technical editor of Wrox's Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services book. He has also assisted Microsoft in their Solutions Experience (MSE) Data Insights area during TechEd 2013 in North America and 2014 in Europe. For the last eight years he has been presenting on data platform topics for conferences locally, internationally and also remotely. 

When he gets extra time, he blogs at vww.nigelpsammy.com