About the Speaker: Tim Smith began working with technology in high school, helping his 1A Texas high school place and win in the TCEA competition. He continued his journey with a heavy interest in data, especially predicting future outcomes with the stock market, global resource use, and individual success markers. He works as a SQL Server database administrator and developer at Amherst Securities and as a Senior MongoDB database administrator and developer at RS Consulting Partners He also teaches Mastering ETL Development Through Automation on Udemy.