Ryan is a Senior DBA and BI Analyst at EnergyCAP, Inc. where he has led both IT and development over the last 14 years. Most recently, Ryan has been spearheading a team tasked with bringing the power of BI to staff and clients through industry leading DevOps practices. His mission is to provide the confidence and freedom to explore data in new and tangible ways. Ryan is a long-time DBA, starting with MySQL and Postgres in the late 90s. He has been working with SQL Server since 2004, supporting an international client base and a thriving SaaS application that hosts thousands of users. He’s at the top of his game when he's learning something new about the data platform or teaching others about the technology he loves.