Capital Area SQL Server User Group

About Our Members

Here is a synopsis of some of our members!

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CASSUG Leadership Team

Greg Moore (Group Coordinator)

Greg Moore Greg Moore is a graduate of RPI. There, he majored in CompSci, but probably spent as much time hiking, canoeing, caving and rock-climbing as he did studying.

He started working with SQL Server 4.21a in 1995 and has survived numerous upgrades.

He's been a Director and later VP of IT at several startups including PowerOne Media, TownNews and Traffiq and now consults. These days, when he's not busy with playing with SQL Server or spending time with his family, he can often be found underground caving or teaching cave rescue with the NCRC.

While his focus is on the operations side of DBA, his interests include DR, performance and general IT problem solving.

He is the author of: IT Disaster Response: Lessons Learned in the Field.

Ed Pollack (SQL Saturday Coordinator)

Ed PollackEd has over 17 years of experience in database and systems administration, developing a passion for performance optimization, database design, and making things go faster.  He has spoken at many SQL Saturdays, 24 Hours of PASS, and PASS Summit. This led him to organize SQL Saturday Albany, which has become an annual event for New York’s Capital Region.

Sharing these experiences with the community is a top priority, and encouraging everyone to take the leap into public speaking and engaging others, a passion.

In his free time, Ed enjoys video games, sci-fi & fantasy, traveling, and cooking exceptionally spicy foods.

Ray Kim (Member Outreach)

Ray KimRay is an advocate for documentation and technical communication. In addition to CASSUG, he is also involved with an Albany UX user group, and has spoken at numerous SQL Saturday events around the northeastern United States. He has worked various positions in technology, including as a developer, webmaster, analyst, technical writer, and instructor. He holds an MS in technical communication from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a BS in computer science from Syracuse University.

A musician in his spare time, Ray plays four different instruments (piano, clarinet, mallet percussion, and saxophone).  He also enjoys going to ballgames and doing CrossFit, and is a two-time SQLServerCentral.com fantasy football champion. He lives in Troy with his wife, Lianne, and their two cats.

 


 

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