Award Categories
Data Platform
First year awarded:
2012
Number of MVP Awards:
5
Contact
Language
German, English, English
Oliver Engels
Germany
Bad Camberg
data analysis, -quality and visualization geek from Germany with a big heart for community and the cloud
Biography
During his study of economics at Goethe University in Frankfurt Oliver developed a Marketing Planning Database System for his diploma thesis. From this point on Marketing / Sales Processes and Databases are his favorite topics. During his studies, he founded a company in 1991 that today is oh22data AG a Microsoft Gold Partner for Data Platform and Analytics. In 2004 he also founded with people from the German SQL Server Community PASS Germany e.V., the community for Microsoft Data Platform in Germany, which he leads since 2012. Since that year Oliver also supports Microsoft as Partner Technology Solutions Specialist (pTSP) and was awarded as Microsoft Most Valuable Professional. Oliver is Regional Mentor for PASS Germany, Chapter Leader for the Rhein/Main area and organizer of popular conferences like SQLKonferenz, SQLSaturdays and PASS Camp. In his spare time, he works with his Retrievers, supports a charity project that trains dogs for disabled people and is a passionate Land Rover Defender fan.
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