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Koen Verbeeck started his Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing career in 2009. Koen is a certified Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence specialist with a peculiar love for Integration Services. Koen graduated as a Master of Science in Engineering – Computer Science at the University of Ghent in 2007.
Koen started his first projects with a healthy mix of the Microsoft and IBM Cognos Business Intelligence solutions, but has focused in later projects on mastering the entire end-to-end Microsoft Business Intelligence stack, working at companies including Axen, Laco and Ordina. His expertise covers the development of ETL and data warehouse-layer with Integration Services (SSIS), OLAP and Tabular models with Analysis Services (SSAS) and reports and dashboards with Reporting Services (SSRS) as well. The integration of BI projects within Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013 also is part of Koen's competences.
Koen also keeps up with the latest additions to the Microsoft BI universe, such as Power Pivot and Power View. Furthermore, he is a frequent teacher for several SQL Server courses on its BI related technologies. Koen holds the MCSA SQL Server 2012 and the MCSE– Business Intelligence certificates.
Koen is a passionate participant of the SQL Server community and he does this by maintaining a blog, by writing articles for various sites and by giving technical sessions for the Belgian SQL User Group (SQLUG.be) on events such as the Belgian Community Day and the SQLServerDays.
When not spending time with his family, Koen likes jogging and reading graphic novels.
In 2017, Koen Verbeeck was awarded the prestigious Microsoft Data Platform MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award.