Josh is a Consultant and Trainer with Pragmatic Works, focusing on Business Intelligence, Big Data, and Azure. He is a regular speaker at Professional Association of SQL Server(PASS) events, Code on the Beach, and other IT conferences. He is also a co-leader of the PASS Big Data Virtual Chapter. He has worked in IT for over 10 years holding positions in Application Support, Database Administration, and Business Intelligence, in industries like Higher Education, Consulting, Manufacturing, and Software Development. He is currently focused on projects in Business Intelligence, Cloud Architecture, and Big Data.