Director, Special Projects: James Rowland-Jones
James Rowland-Jones, who joined the PASS Board in 2013 after serving as a non-voting advisory member for 2 years, is a SQL Server consultant and Microsoft MVP for The Big Bang Data Company. His focus and passion is to architect and deliver highly scalable database systems that are creative, simple, and elegant in their design. He has worked for some of the world's largest institutions and been responsible for project delivery across EMEA. James has worked on both OLTP and BI/data warehouse engagements and recently has been spending a lot of time working on SQL Server reference architectures and appliances, including Fast Track and PDW.
James is a keen advocate for the SQL Server community, both internationally and in the UK. He is a member of the SQLBits Organising Committee and co-founder of You can find him on Twitter at @jrowlandjones and on LinkedIn.