Distinguished ACM Speaker:
Based in CA, USA
Lynn Langit is linguist who has been working with data for 15 years. She’s published 3 books on SQL Server Business Intelligence and has most recently worked with the SQL Azure team at Microsoft. In Oct 2011, Lynn left Microsoft to work as a voice in the Big Data frontier. She plans to analyze and write about the state of data in the cloud in her new blog www.lynnlangit.com, to teach and to build big data solutions.
Lynn's educational background includes a degree in German Language from Minnesota State University and study abroad in Ingolstadt, West Germany. Also she has been a certified technical trainer for over 10 years. She holds the following industry certifications: MCP, MCT, MSF, MSCD, MCAD, MCDBA. Lynn is the author of 3 books on implementing data warehousing with SQL Server. Her latest book is 'Building Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with SQL Server 2008. Lynn has spoken on data solutions for many years across the US and in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Lynn is co-founder of 'Teaching Kids Programming' a global non-profit which develops courseware, trains technology teachers and implements events to introduce children ages 10 and up to programming. More information at www.TeachingKidsProgramming.org. She has been an invited speaker on this topic to the International Computer Science Teachers annual conference in 2011, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in 2008, Interational Agile Programming conference in 2011 and many other international conferences.
In 2012 Google recognized Lynn's contributions to educating the developer community by awarding her their 'Google Developer Expert Award [for Cloud Technologies]' - https://developers.google.com/experts/members/ .