May 25, 2017

Reza Rad


Reza Rad is a Microsoft Regional Director, an Author, Trainer, Speaker and Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 20 years’ experience in data analysis, BI, databases, programming, and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for nine continuous years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. Reza is an active blogger and co-founder of RADACAD. Reza is also co-founder and co-organizer of Difinity conference in New Zealand.

His articles on different aspects of technologies, especially on MS BI, can be found on his blog:

He wrote some books on MS SQL BI and also is writing some others, He was also an active member on online technical forums such as MSDN and Experts-Exchange, and was a moderator of MSDN SQL Server forums, and is an MCP, MCSE, and MCITP of BI. He is the leader of the New Zealand Business Intelligence users group. He is also the author of very popular book Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star, which is free with more than 1700 pages of content and the Power BI Pro Architecture published by Apress.

He is an International Speaker in Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Business Applications Summit, Data Insight Summit, PASS Summit, SQL Saturday and user groups. And He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer.


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Reza’s passion is to help you find the best data solution, he is Data enthusiast.


Ask Reza about these technologies and areas;

  • Power BI
  • Power Query
  • Data Visualization
  • Architecture, Security, Sharing, and Power BI Service
  • Power BI Embedded
  • SQL Server BI Suite (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, MDS, DQS)
  • Dimensional Modeling
  • ETL
  • Data Warehouse
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Catalog
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Data Architecture


When Reza is not doing data related work, his hobbies are;

  • Watching Lord of the Rings and Star Wars again!
  • Playing classical guitar
  • Playing fetch games with Khersi (Big Akita dog)

Feel free to contact Reza here.






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