Summary

Amit R S Bansal is a Director at eDominer Systems and oversees multiple brands and projects. He is the founder of SQLMaestros, Peopleware India, DataPlatformGeeks, SQLServerGeeks and Data Platform Summit. He is a SQL Server specialist at SQLMaestros (brand of eDominer Systems). He leads the SQL and BI practice with a much-focused team providing consulting, training and content development services to more than 160+ SQL customers globally. He frequently speaks at international conferences including MS Ignite, SQLBits, Data Platform Summit, PASS Summit, SQL Saturday events, etc. Amit is also honored with Microsoft Regional Director status, MVP award and Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server credential.

SQL Server Expertise

Irrespective of his multiple on-going projects, his love for SQL Server is intact, since 1999.

  • Working with SQL Server since 1999
  • Worked on countless mission critical SQL deployments
  • Core area of expertise – Performance Tuning in SQL Server
  • Frequently delivers training, mentoring & consultation assignments (like Health-Checkups, Performance Tuning, etc)
  • Has trained more than 9000 IT professionals on SQL Server & Business Intelligence stack of Microsoft.
  • Delivered more than 500 workshops for 160+ SQL Server enterprise customers
  • Authored technical content on SQL for Microsoft and worked on critical POCs for Microsoft in India.

Positions

  • Director at eDominer Systems Private Limited, an IT Product & Services company headquartered in Kolkata, with office in Bangalore.
  • Microsoft Regional Director, an honorary position bestowed by Microsoft for his community work, thought leadership & deep technical & business knowledge in Microsoft Data Platform technologies.
  • Principal Consultant at SQLMaestros focusing on Microsoft Data Platform training, consulting & content development.

Key Initiatives

Amongst many projects that Amit Bansal has conceptualized and completed, here are some of his brainchild initiatives:

Certification & Accreditation

In the late 1990’s, Amit Bansal was certified as MCP and also held other certifications like MCSD.NET Early Achiever, MCDBA, etc. However, the following are some of the real-value certification programs & achievements he truly believes in:

  • The only Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server in India (outside Microsoft).
  • Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) awardee on SQL Server/MS Data Platform holding the status from 2007 till date.
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer in India holding the credential since 2002. Amit was the first MCT of India, the year the certification was launched.
  • Microsoft Regional Director, an honorary position bestowed by Microsoft for his community work, thought leadership & deep technical & business knowledge in Microsoft Data Platform technologies.

Speaking Engagements

Community Leadership

  • Amit is the founder of SQL/Data communities such as www.SQLServerGeeks.com & www.DataPlatformGeeks.com, and has played an instrumental role in energizing the SQL community in India.
  • DataPlatformGeeks is the only Data/SQL community in India that organizes free Data Platform Day in-person events and webinars pan-India.
  • DataPlatformGeeks.com & SQLServerGeeks.com clock more than 1.5 million-page views per month and has the largest FB group on SQL Server – www.facebook.com/groups/theSQLgeeks.
  • In August 2015, Amit & his SQLServerGeeks team architected Asia’s First SQL Conference in India, Bangalore – SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit 2015 (SSGAS 2015). The Conference was a huge success with 700+ attendees, 50+ speakers and 80+ sessions spread across 3 days
  • The second edition, SSGAS 2016, focusing on Data & Analytics was successfully held again in Bangalore, India in August 2016 (SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit 2016), with 60+ speakers delivering 130+ sessions across 3 days for 900+ attendees.
  • The third edition of Asia’s largest data & analytics learning event, Data Platform Summit 2017 was held in August 2017. With 200 sessions from 100 speakers and a variety of learning delivery formats, Amit & his team outdid their past achievements. Hon. IT Minister of Government of Karnataka, Shri. Priyank Kharge was the Chief Guest at this summit.
  • The 4th edition of Data Platform Summit is scheduled at Radisson BLU, Bangalore, this August 9 to 11. The Summit also has two days of Pre-Conference training on Aug 7 & 8.

Mahadevi Foundation

  • Amit, along with his family runs a charitable organization known as Mahadevi Foundation – www.eDominer.com/mahadevifoundation
  • The Foundation is also associated with World Vision, CRY, Save The Children, Round Table India & a couple of NGOs in India like Asha Niketan, Bodhi Peeth, Gandhi Old Age Home, etc.

Social Links

Amit is available on the following channels:

Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/A_Bansal

LinkedIn – http://www.linkedin.com/in/amitbansal2010

SQL Blog – https://sqlmaestros.com/author/amit_bansal/

Personal Blog – http://www.amitbansal.net/productivity-improvements/

Forum – www.facebook.com/groups/theSQLgeeks

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amit.r.bansal

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmitRSBansal

To know more about Amit Bansal, visit: www.amitbansal.net