Director, Global CoE
Gil Raviv is an Author, a Microsoft MVP, and a director at Avanade‘s global Dat & AI Center of Excellence. As a former Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft Excel Product team, Gil led the design and integration of Power Query as the next-generation Get-Data and data-wrangling technology in Excel 2016, and he has been devoted M practitioner ever since (M=Power Query formula language).
With 20 years of software development experience, and four U.S. patents in the fields of social networks, cybersecurity, and analytics, Gil has held a variety of innovative roles in cybersecurity and data analytics, and he has delivered a wide range of software products from advanced threat detection enterprise systems to protection of kids on Facebook.
In his blog, DataChant.com, Gil has been chanting about Power BI and Power Query since he moved to his new home in the Chicago area in early 2016. As a Director on Avanade’s Analytics team, Gil is helping Fortune 500 clients create modern self-service analytics capability and solutions by leveraging Power BI and Azure.
Thursday, March 12
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM