Meet the 2020 Friends of Redgate

The Friends of Redgate program is an exclusive group of influential and active community members, such as popular blog writers, speakers, consultants, as well as Microsoft Data Platform MVPs.

Find out more about the Friends of Redgate.

Aaron Nelson

Power BI Architect, Consultant, MVP


Alessandro Alpi

DataOps, DBA and Team Leader, MVP

Engage IT Services

Andrew Clarke

Database Developer


Andy Mallon

Database Administrator, Microsoft MVP


Ben Brown

Data Technical Lead

Miller Insurance

Benjamin Kettner

Analysis & Software Architect (CTO)

ML!PA Consulting GmbH

Bob Walker

VP of Customer Success

Octopus Deploy

Brent McCracken

MCM, Database Administrator

Kiwibank Limited

Brian Randell

Consultant, Trainer, Contractor, MVP, Partner

MCW Technologies

Brian Johnson

Technical Architect

Proto Labs, Inc.

Chris Hyde

Owner and Principal Consultant

Hydrate Consulting LLC

Dave Bland

Database Administrator, Trainer, Consultant


Dave Poole

Data Solutions Architect


Kellyn Pot’Vin-Gorman

Customer Success Engineer


Ed Leighton-Dick

Consultant, Trainer, Database Administrator

Kingfisher Technologies

Eduardo Piairo

Operations Engineer, Speaker

Skim Technologies

Feodor Georgiev

Consultant, Trainer, Database Administrator

Frank Geisler

Lead/Manager, Consultant, Trainer, Contractor, MVP

GDS Business Intelligence GmbH

Geovanny Hernandez

Database Engineer, Microsoft Certified Trainer

The Workshop

Hamish Watson

Microsoft Data Platform MVP and DevOps Alchemist at morph iT

Hugo Kornelis

Database Consultant, Contractor, MVP

JuTi Holding BV

Ike Ellis

Consultant, Trainer, Contractor, MVP

Crafting Bytes

Matt Gordon


Insight Digital Innovation

Mindy Curnutt

Consultant, Trainer, Contractor, MVP

Mindy Curnutt & Associates Consulting

Mitchel Sellers

Trainer, Contractor, MVP, Consultant

IowaComputerGurus, Inc.

Monica Rathbun

Consultant, MVP

Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting

Neil Hambly


Beacon Intelligence Limited

Ola Hallengren

MVP, Technical Architect

Saxo Bank

Paul Hunter

Database Developer


Paulo Morgado

Senior Premier Field Engineer


Peter Daniels


SQL Sanity

Phil Factor

Simple Talk Author

Rich Dudley

Enterprise Data Architect, Trainer

Quicken Loans

Rob Richardson

Consultant, Trainer, Contractor, MVP, .NET Developer

Richardson & Sons, LLC

Rodney Kidd

Contractor, Database Developer

K-R-Squared Limited

Rodney Landrum

Consultant, MVP, DBA Consultant/Manager


Scott Sauber

Technical Architect

Lean TECHniques Inc.

Sebastian Meine

Consultant, Trainer, SQL Stylist

Tim Ford

Founder, Consultant, Trainer, Contractor, MVP

Tech Outbound

Tim Radney

Consultant, MVP, Database Administrator


Tobias Riley

Consultant, Contractor

The Data Crew

Torsten Strauß


Troy Hunt

Consultant, Trainer, Contractor, MVP, Technical Architect


Uwe Ricken

Managing Director. MVP

db Berater GmbH

William Durkin

Consultant, Trainer, Contractor, Technical Architect

William Durkin IT Consulting