Dan Stillwell works as a Principal Global Architect at Microsoft. Dan’s specialism is Data & AI where he works with some of Microsoft’s largest global customers. Dan drives organisations to become data and analytically driven with a real focus of true business outcomes. Dan’s architectural solutions include big data, advanced analytics, Lambda architecture as well as traditional BI and OLTP workloads. His passion and current focus is the modernisation and migration of SQL Server where he has a strong heritage of large and innovative deployments across many different customers and industries.