Itzik Ben-Gan is an independent T-SQL Trainer. A Microsoft Data Platform MVP (Most Valuable Professional) since 1999, Itzik has delivered numerous training events around the world focused on T-SQL Querying, Query Tuning and Programming. Itzik is the author of several books including T-SQL Fundamentals, T-SQL Querying and T-SQL Window Functions. He has written articles for Simple Talk, sqlperformance.com, ITPro Today and SQL Server Magazine. Itzik’s speaking activities include PASS Data Community Summit, SQLBits, and various events and user groups around the world. Itzik developed and is regularly delivering his Advanced T-SQL Querying, Programming and Tuning and T-SQL Fundamentals courses.