The Snowflake User Group - Las Vegas is getting together virtually for the first time on September 29th at 5:00 PM! Join us for an opportunity to hear from other Snowflake users, grow your professional network, ask questions, and get details on our next user group meeting. For our first meeting Tim Spreitzer, Analytics Warehouse Database Administrator at VillageMD and Las Vegas Chapter Leader, will share why Snowflake Rocks and Stephen Dickson, Senior Solutions Engineer at Snowflake, will present Snowflake 101 outlining features that will empower you to get more from your data. Attendees will have a chance to ask questions, and we'll wrap-up with an update on the latest announced Snowflake technologies. Please register to join us virtually!
You will need to have access to Zoom to participate in this meeting. If you don't have access, please go to https://zoom.us/ and sign up for a free account. We look forward to seeing you there!
Welcome & Introductions
Questions & Answers
New Snowflake Technologies
Analytics Warehouse Database Administrator
Senior Solutions Engineer
Eternally curious exploring and learning cloud data and analytic platform technologies to bring new innovative solutions to VillageMD to improve patient health while driving down the cost to deliver.
Previous experience includes Teradata Database Administrator and Architect at LexisNexis and MGM Resorts International.
Stephen is a Senior Sales Engineer that takes a hands-on approach to helping customers exploit the advanced functionality of Snowflake to eliminate data silos, deliver high-performance analytics, and democratize data with governance and state-of-the-art security. Stephen has been delivering database technology to businesses, large and small, for the last 30 years. Starting on Mainframe DB2 with embedded SQL to Informix, Sybase, Oracle, Postgres, Microsoft SQL Server to Snowflake. Creating business value for customers is a passion. Stephen has worked for EDS, Sun Microsystems, Oracle and Microsoft. While at Microsoft, Stephen got a chance to work with Snowflake on Azure. Afterward, he knew he needed to work at Snowflake. Since joining Snowflake, he has delivered projects on Azure, AWS and GCP for customers helping them accelerate data strategies cost efficiently. Stephen shows customers demonstrations on ingesting structured, semi-structured and unstructured data. He helps them store all of their data in one location on an encrypted, compressed data platform. He works to help customers transform and consume their data in many ways including data science workloads. Taking customer data from source to data science models is a passion for Stephen. Please link up with him on LinkedIn.
Mark has spent his career helping customers utilize technology to drive business value. Now as a Sales Engineer at Snowflake, he is helping customers understand how the elasticity and scale of Snowflake can improve their data analytics thus delivering enhanced business value.