Our Instructors

Alberto Ferrari has been working with SQL Server, focusing on Business Intelligence, since 2000. Together with Marco Russo he co-founded sqlbi.com. Thanks to their long-term collaboration with Rafal Lukawiecki we are honoured to have their videos on Tecflix.

Alberto delivers DAX and data modeling workshops for Power BI and Analysis Services and consults on complex data warehousing.

He has published books about these topics, he is a Microsoft MVP and SSAS Maestro, and a well-known conference speaker, including at PASS Summit, SQLBits, and Microsoft Ignite.

Carmel is a BI Team Lead at Prodata Business Systems where she specialises in making complex enterprise data easily accessible to corporate users. She has delivered over 200 data-focused systems for many industries, with a special focus on the telecoms and government sectors.

Prodata also employs Bob Duffy. Together, Bob, Carmel and Rafal Lukawiecki offer machine learning, data mining and BI consulting services, especially on larger projects.

Chris works at Microsoft as a Principal Program Manager on the Power BI Customer Advisory Team.

Chris Webb’s BI Blog is very popular, with over 25000 regular subscribers. He has over 20 years of experience as a consultant and trainer specializing in the Microsoft BI stack, with expertise in Power BI, SQL Server Analysis Services, MDX, DAX, M, Power Pivot and Power Query. He has also written books on the subject and regularly presents at major IT conferences.

Because of many years of collaboration with Rafal Lukawiecki, we are delighted to have Chris’s courses on Tecflix.

Hugh is the founder and CEO of Oxford Computer Group and Oxford Computer Training, where he specialises in Identity Management and IT Security.

Hugh shares his perspective on the future interaction between security, analytics, and machine learning in our Future Series videos.

He has worked with Rafal Lukawiecki since 1990, when Oxford Computer Training sponsored Rafal’s Imperial College university degree and employment. Nowadays, Hugh is also involved in the workings of Tecflix, which he has supported from its beginnings.

Marco is a business intelligence consultant and mentor. He started working on Analysis Services in 1998 when it was still known as OLAP Services.

A veteran of end-to-end BI projects, Marco wrote several books with Alberto Ferrari about Power BI, Analysis Services, and Power Pivot, about which they often write on sqlbi.com.

Marco is a Microsoft MVP and SSAS Maestro. He teaches and consults about DAX and data modelling, and speaks at international IT conferences.

Rafal consults as a data scientist for Project Botticelli, where he also teaches classroom-style machine learning courses. He is an IT veteran, having started at the end of the mainframe era, even before getting his computing degrees from Imperial College in London in the ’90s. He is also one of the directors of Tecflix, which he founded with the help and support of his colleagues in 2020.

As a well-known speaker at major IT conferences since 1998, Rafal had the honour of sharing keynote platforms with Bill Gates and Neil Armstrong. Like all the other Tecflix instructors, he is a natural educator, able to explain complex concepts in simple terms in an enjoyable style.

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