Richard Swinbank

​Richard Swinbank is a data engineer and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He specializes in building and automating analytics platforms using Microsoft technologies from the SQL Server stack to the Azure cloud. He is a fervent advocate of DataOps, with a technical focus on bringing automation to both analytics development and operations. An active member of the data community and keen knowledge-sharer, Richard is a volunteer, organizer, speaker, blogger, open source contributor, and author. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Birmingham (UK).