Jason Strate is senior database architect and developer working in the financial services industry. He has been working with data platforms for nearly twenty years, including more than a decade of consulting with companies across the United States. His experiences include designing and implementing both transactional and data warehouse solutions, including but not limited to, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, and the Azure platform. He’s certified for Microsoft technologies, including the Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server certification.  And also was a recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for Data Platform (formerly SQL Server) from 2009 to 2016.

Jason enjoys helping others in the SQL Server community and does this by presenting on data platform technologies and leading the PASS Cloud Virtual Group. In the last few years, he has delivered presentations at user groups and technical conferences, including the PASS Summit, TechEd North America, SSWUG Virtual Conferences, and numerous SQL Saturdays. Jason is a blogger and author with a focus on Microsoft data platform and related technologies.