SSW’s General Manager, Ulysses Maclaren, will take you through his personal journey of discovery into the world of Power BI.

Many companies have valuable data, but the challenge is being able to easily visualize it in a way that allows you to make decisions.

He will show in a live demo how Power BI allows even non-technical users to produce and share invaluable reports and dashboards.

About the speakers

About the speakers

Mr Power BI

Ulysses is the General Manager of SSW and has been managing the team since 2006.

Used to working under pressure, he is Adam Cogan's 2nd in charge, and keeps the company running smoothly while also dealing with SSW's clients and the development and design teams.

Ulysses is the Scrum Master for internal development teams, the design, video, and marketing teams, as well as ​client projects. Integrity, transparency, and a smooth running team are all very important to him. He's also a Power BI guru.

In his spare time, he is one of Australia's top Salsa teachers and is the 5 times Australian Salsa Champion, 5 times Australian Bachata Champion, and part of the Bachata World Champion team, Modus Vivendi.

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