Michele (Mike) Ciavarella
Michele has over 25 years of executive, c-level and senior level management along with practical Six Sigma, S5 and Kaizen lean business process experience.
From 2004 to 2011 he was engaged in senior executive and director roles for a variety of private and publicly listed companies as well as business development officer for a family owned business in the commercial retail fixture industry. From 1990 to 2004, Michele served as a senior executive, financial planner and life insurance underwriter managing a portfolio of over $100 million for First Nations in Ontario, Canada. He is a graduate of Laurentian University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Sciences with studies in mining engineering.
Alessandro Alpi is a database administrator and Microsoft MVP as well as a Microsoft Certified Professional trainer with over 17 years of experience. He is also currently our betting platform technology team leader, focusing on development and delivery processes.
Alessandro is part of the dotnethell.it community staff and writes articles on MSDN, Technet, and SQLServerCentral.com. His articles are found in the Microsoft MSDN forum for SQL Server and Azure Database and Stack Overflow. Alessandro is one of the Italian organizers of PASS SQL Saturday, and is the regional manager together with Michael Denny, of the organization of the SQL Saturday event in Parma, Italy.