Itzik Ben-Gan is a mentor and Co-Founder of Lucient. A Data Platform Microsoft 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. Itzik’s speaking activities include PASS Summit, SQLBits, and various user groups around the world. Itzik is the author of Lucient’s Advanced T-SQL Querying, Programming and Tuning, and T-SQL Fundamentals courses, along with being a primary resource within the company for their T-SQL related activities.