Steve Hughes is a Practice Lead at Magenic. He works with Microsoft’s SQL Server stack to deliver data and business intelligence solutions. He has been working with technology for over 15 years with much of that time spent on creating business intelligence solutions including multidimensional databases, reporting solutions, and data marts. He is passionate about using data effectively and helping customers understand that data is valuable and profitable. Steve also has experience working with a large Software as a Service vendor where he received awards for customer satisfaction and engineering excellence. Over the past six years, he has delivered over 30 presentations on SQL server and data architecture. In 2010, he received Consultant of the Year honors at Magenic. Steve believes the data in the cloud will change how information can be delivered to and consumed by the masses. He also provides insights from the field on his blog at http://dataonwheels.wordpress.com. Steve currently is a member of the Minnesota SQL Server User Group (PASSMN) and is a PASS Regional Mentor for the Northeast.
Steve has been married to his beautiful wife Sheila since 1993. They are the parents of four awesome kids who keep them busy with all of their adventures. You can follow some of those adventures on the Fun Info page of the site. He also is the Scoutmaster for BSA Troop 226 in Savage, MN where he enjoys mentoring boys and seeing them become young men.