Data Relay Team

Data Relay Team

Everyone who works on Data Relay is a volunteer who does this around their day jobs. The Executive Committee for the 2019 running of these events are:

Stuart Moore

Stuart Moore
Role: Speaker Liaison, Website, Nottingham and Leeds event owner
20+ years slinging data around with many tools and products. These days spends most of his time doing it in the cloud

Victoria Holt

Victoria Holt
Role: Marketing, Bristol event owner
Dr Victoria Holt specialises in the Microsoft data platform, working on both relational and big data systems and is a Microsoft Data Platform Most Valuable Professional (MVP). She is a data architect, leading a team of data scientists, applying technical and analytical skills. She provides thought leadership and believes research working with industry is required to solve present day complex challenges. Victoria is passionate about delivering data services to customers and sharing that passion throughout the database community. She is an advocate for using best practices and providing an adaptive database service in the rapidly changing market place.

Alex Yates

Alex Yates
Role: Sponsor liaison
Alex Yates has been helping organisations to apply DevOps principles to relational database development and deployment since 2010. He’s most proud of helping Skyscanner develop the ability to deploy 95 times a day. Originally for Redgate, later for DLM Consultants, Alex has worked with clients on every continent except Antarctica – so he’s keen to meet anyone who researches penguins. A keen community member, he co-organises Data Relay and is the founder of SpeakingMentors.com. Alex has been recognised as a Microsoft MVP since 2017.

Paul Andrew

Paul Andrew
Role: Logistics

Michael Robson

Michael Robson
Role: Newcastle event owner

Andrew Pruski

Andrew Pruski
Role: Logistics, Data management

Alex Whittles

Alex Whittles
Role: Director, Finance, Birmingham event owner