Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
John Sirmon, a Senior Program Manager with the SQL Server Customer Advisory Team (SQLCAT), joined Microsoft in 2001 and began working with SQL Server over 10 years ago as a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has extensive development experience with Visual Studio and the complete Microsoft BI stack, specializing in 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.