Amit R S Bansal is a Technical Director at eDominer Systems and Peopleware India. He leads the SQL and BI practice with a much focused team providing consulting, training, content development and SQL support services to more than 120+ SQL Server customers globally. A veteran in SQL Server and related technologies, he is a most sought after consultant, trainer, writer, speaker and evangelist on SQL Server. A seasoned speaker; he frequently speaks at major events and conferences including TechEd North America and TechEd Europe. His last two sessions at TechEd North America 2012 and TechEd Europe 2013 were top-rated. Over the last 10 years, he has worked on countless SQL Server projects, consulted, trained and mentored more than 6000 IT professionals on SQL Server, delivered more than 450 workshops for 120+ SQL Server enterprise customers. Apart from holding many Microsoft credentials, he is a Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) awardee on SQL Server holding the status for the last seven years. He is also one of the first Microsoft Certified Trainers in India holding the credential for more than a decade now. Amit has also authored SQL content for Microsoft and worked on critical POCs for Microsoft in India. As a Subject Matter Expert, Amit has “done it all” when it comes to SQL Server. In his early years, Amit spent time with his brother Vineet Bansal (CEO of eDominer), in architecting EXPAND smERP (a popular ERP product in India) on Microsoft .NET and the SQL Server stack. Amit is also the founder of and has played an instrumental role in energizing the SQL community in India. is the only SQL community in India that organizes free SQL Server Day events pan-India. clocks more than 1.5 million page views per month and has the largest FB group on SQL Server – Amit is the only SQL MCM from India (outside Microsoft). When not working, he loves spending time with family. To know more about him, visit Amit along with his family also runs charitable organization Mahadevi Foundation – Amit is available on the following channels: Twitter – LinkedIn – Blog – Forum – Company Site – & FaceBook: