Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
John Sirmon, a Senior Program Manager with Microsoft SQLCAT, has worked for Microsoft since 2001 and began working with SQL Server over 10 years ago when he began his professional career as a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has extensive development experience with Visual Studio and the complete Microsoft BI stack. His specialties include Analysis Services performance tuning, Reporting Services, SharePoint integration, troubleshooting Kerberos Authentication, and PowerPivot for SharePoint.
John has presented at PASS Summit and Microsoft TechReady conferences. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in MIS from the Citadel. John lives in Lake Wylie, SC, with his wife, two sons, and their two Bloodhounds. In his spare time, he is the lead singer/guitarist of a local rock band in Charlotte, NC.