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Paul Turley (Blog | LinkedIn | Twitter) is the Principal Consultant and Owner of Intelligent Business LLC, a frequent conference presenter, trainer and author.  He specializes in creating and designing Business Intelligence solutions using Microsoft data, analytics and reporting tools.  In the course of his 20+ year IT career, he has developed, designed, architected, learned and taught a variety of technologies and tools; which has afforded him a broad base of experience and expertise.  His focus includes BI solution architecture, data modeling, visualization and report solution design.  He has authored several books and training courses on SQL Server, Reporting Services (SSRS), Analysis Services (SSAS) and Power BI; and teaches classes on these topics.

He is a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the Microsoft Data Platform, specializing in BI reporting, data modeling, analytics and data visualization solutions.  He’s an active member of the Business Intelligence and SQL Server community, and Director of the Oregon SQL user group.  With deep expertise in Microsoft data platform and business analytics technologies; he has been architecting, managing and developing applications and business intelligence solutions since 1992.  Paul has experience in many industries including healthcare, manufacturing, logistics, education, government, retail, insurance, finance, software, technology, entertainment and communications.

Paul has developed database, BI and reporting solutions for many large and small organizations throughout the world.  His expertise has included project lifecycle management, database modeling and design using every SQL Server versions since 6.0, application integration, and enterprise BI solutions using SQL Server Reporting Services, Integration Services, Analysis Services and Power BI.  He speaks at several Microsoft technology conferences and events and has presented at the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) global summit since 2004.  He is a member of the TechNet Wiki Advisory Board, the Power BI Community Council, Data Platform Advisors and Azure Platform Advisors.  He has been a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) since 1996 and holds the current MCSE certification for Data Platform and BI.  Prior certifications include: MCTS and MCITP for SQL Server BI, Solution Developer (MCSD), database administration (MCDBA) and project management methodologies (MSF & IT Project+.)