Gareth Swanepoel

Sr Program Manager


Gareth Swanepoel is a sysadmin-turned-SQL Server DBA. He has been working in the IT industry doing support and administration for over 25 years. He enjoys solving the complex problems that customers encounter when performance tuning and deploying large Azure SQL Data Warehouse environments. He is originally from South Africa and is currently a Sr Program Manager on the Customer Success Engineering team within the Azure SQLDW Product Group at Microsoft. He is a passionate member of the SQL Server community and is an accomplished author and speaker having presented at various user groups, SQL Saturdays, SQLIntersection, the PASS Summit and other technical conferences.