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Melissa Coates

United States
Charlotte, NC
Data architect | Owner of Coates Data Strategies


Melissa Coates is a data architect with a focus on data warehousing, data lake, and business intelligence solutions in the cloud. As the owner of Coates Data Strategies, Melissa produces training courses to help data professionals be successful deploying technologies with the Microsoft data platform. She also does technical writing and consulting projects related to Azure and Power BI. Melissa is big supporter of the technical community, and has been a Microsoft Data Platform MVP since 2013. You can visit Melissa's website at

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