About the teacher
Margarita Naumova is a very well-known Bulgarian SQL Expert. Magi holds a highest possible SQL Server Technical Certification in the field – Microsoft Certified Master, making her one of the best SQL Server Experts Worldwide, among the top one percent of IT professionals in the World.
She has more than 12 years of SQL Server and BI technologies consulting and training experience gained in Bulgaria and abroad (UK, Finland, Germany, Sweden, Cyprus) and is a trusted advisor for major Bulgarian customers in SQL Server Platform Area.
She works in the area of Designing and Architecting SQL Server and BI Platform Solutions, SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization, High Availability and Disaster Recovery SQL Server Solutions.
Magi Naumova is a leader and founder of Bulgarian SQL & BI User Group “Let’s SQL Together!” and is a regular presenter of the largest IT events in Bulgaria.
Currently she works as a Managing Partner and Chief SQL Architect of Inspirit - her own Consulting Company. She is an author of SQL Master Academy – a SQL Training Program that has helped hundreds of specialists to feel knowledgeable in their daily work or to find an inspirational career path in the world of SQL Server
Professional History and Achievements
- 6 Years (1995-2001) working as Assistant Professor in Varna University of Economics, department of Informatics. Margarita was delivering Database Design Courses there.
- Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1999, More than 800 people trained in SQL Server Technology Platform in Bulgaria and abroad (Germany, Finland, UK, Sweden), SQL Server Trainer and Consultant in major Bulgarian Microsoft Certified Partners for Learning Solutions BORA Systems (2000-2003), CTEC (2003-2005), ITCE (2005-2006)
- Events Presenter since 2003, with more than 100 Presentations delivered at Technical conferences in Bulgaria and abroad
- 5 Years Senior Consultant in Microsoft (Microsoft Consulting Services Department 2006 – 2010), she has been elected as member of Microsoft Worldwide Technical Leadership Team - a community that aspires to bring together the best technical leaders in Microsoft Services across the World.
- Project Architect and delivery of large scale projects and innovative solutions, over 60 projects in the professional experience profile list.
- Microsoft Certified Master on SQL Server. According to Norm Judah, Chief Technology Officer, Services, Microsoft Corporation “Graduates of this program will be recognized by Microsoft as the top Microsoft server experts in the world.”
- SME (Subject Metter Expert) in Microsoft Internal Database & BI Community (2008-2010)
- Country wide recognized as the best technology expert in SQL Server Platform, having a lot of magazines publications, interviews and white papers (See Links section)
- Bulgarian SQL Server and BI User Group founder and leader – a community of over 250 professionals
- One of the favorite Presenters in biggest IT Events in Bulgaria and abroad (SQL Server and SharePoint Connections Conference, SQLU Conference, Database Days Conference, SQLSaturday, SQLTuneIn, SQLRally, MS Indeed, etc) – Margarita’s presentations usually have highest rating in the events and are highly expected.
- Best presenter award on several conferences as Microsoft Days 2010, MS InCharge, MS InTouch, SQLSaturday
- Best Performer of the Microsoft Subsidiary for the FY08
- Proctor of Microsoft TechEd 2004 in Amsterdam - SQL Server 2005Hands On Lab Sessions and participation in the Ask The Experts Session for SQL Server
In her little spare time Magi loves walking in the mountains, skiing or playing with her lovely little daughter. Family is her weakness and she adores shared hours outside. He also loves to paint and to engage in interior design.
- Margarita Naumova has gained the highest possible technical certification in the field – Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server2008.
- This achievement is announced on the Masters Blog: New SQL 2008 MCM from Microsoft Consulting Services, and is listed on Microsoft Certified Masters and Microsoft Certified Architects public page.
- ZDNet Profile: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/margarita-naumova-microsoft-women-worth-watching/5799
- TECHNEWS: http://technews.bg/article-16417.html
- Microsoft Bulgaria Site: http://www.microsoft.com/bulgaria/press/news_24032010.mspx
- Karieri: http://www.karieri.bg/karieri/suveti/kak_da_pravim_kariera/856926_margarita_naumova_ot_microsoft_v_it_bransha_ima_miasto/
- Video Interview: http://www.digital.bg/tv/%D0%B4%D0%BD%D0%B8-%D0%BD%D0%B0-%D0%BC%D0%B0%D0%B9%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BE%D1%84%D1%82-%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%B3%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%B8%D1%82%D0%B0-%D0%BD%D0%B0%D1%83%D0%BC%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0-tv187.html