Big Data & Database Expert
David Yahalom is the CTO of NAYA Technologies. David is both a database professional with extensive hands-on experience as well as a leading instructor. With over 12 years of experience in database and information systems architecture design, leading database teams, and database consulting, David has built an extensive background in Oracle, Hadoop/Cloudera, Amazon EMR, SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. David is a certified instructor for Cloudera and Oracle University.
Analytics Expert
With over 10 years of experience in data analysis utilizing Excel, SQL, and Microsoft BI, Idan is one of the pioneers in the PowerPivot/Power BI field in Israel. In his last role, Idan managed a large team of data analysts and developers in one of the world’s largest hedge fund firms, dealing with complex IR derivative mathematic algorithms. Today, Idan leads a team of analysts and BI professionals developing BI...
Database Expert
Eran is a senior database architect and instructor at Naya Technologies. He has been working with Oracle and SQL Server as a DBA, developer, and instructor since Oracle 7 and SQL Server 2000. Eran has taught courses globally on a large variety of database topics ranging from introductory courses to advanced performance tuning courses. His hands-on experience enhances his practical and informative classes.
Business Intelligence Expert
Dan is a Business Intelligence (BI) expert with almost 20 years of experience in developing BI and Data Warehousing. Dan’s specialty is in Microsoft technology, including SQL Server Analysis Services, Integration Services, reporting, and MDX. Dan is a senior instructor for Microsoft BI.
Database Expert
Adi Cohn started working with SQL Server 6.0 in 1995 as a developer. In 1997 he started working as a DBA and has since gained vast knowledge and experience using all versions of SQL Server, especially in the applicative and performance tuning aspects. Adi is currently an instructor at Naya College and has made several presentations at SQL Server conventions in Israel as well as the Israeli SQL Server user...
SQL Server Expert
Aviel is an expert Microsoft SQL Server consultant. His vast SQL Server experience of almost 20 years includes SQL Server development, administration, and implementations. Aviel has developed several iterations of SQL Server training material, and has delivered training at technology colleges and multiple clients.
Moran Alkobi
Development Expert
Moran Alkobi is a consultant, certified instructor and developer for Big Data technologies. Moran has a B.Sc. in computer science from the Holon Institute of Technology and has been providing professional IT consultation and computer services for more than 15 years.
Database Expert
Sharon Rimer is a Microsoft Certified Solution Expert in SQL Server and a senior consultant at NAYA-Technologies. Sharon has a B.A. in computer science from the Open University in Israel and has a passion is to write, teach, and consult about SQL Server; focusing mainly on conferrable database development, high availability, performance tuning, and database design.
IT Infrastructure Architect
Gadi is an experienced IT infrastructure architect with over 15 years of hands-on experience in designing, implementing and managing complex computing environments for leading organizations in Israel and the UK. Gadi has been delivering IT courses focusing on virtualization and cloud technologies for over 10 years and has a unique combination of hands-on, real world knowledge coupled with deep understanding of the underlying technologies and concepts involved.
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Anton is DevOps Enablement Expert with hands-on experience throughout the software development lifecycle – from design and development up to deployment and customer support. High expertise in designing and implementing Continuous Delivery for large-scale projects. Extensive experience building and managing infrastructure and DevOps teams. Deep understanding of Continuous Integration and Delivery processes Proven team management skills Process improvement & optimization, making software businesses more efficient Specialties: DevOps, software delivery, process automation, tools...
Java expert
Shlomo is a professional software developer and a senior director in the software and technology industry with a practical experience in development of products or infrastructure and tools, with extensive knowledge of different languages and environments. Shlomo delivers Java courses at NAYA Academy for private and public sector. Shlomo has continuous activity of thirty years in the areas of software and technology. These days serves as a senior project manager for...
Amit Rappel
Data Science Expert
Amit is a Technion graduate with a BSc in Electrical Engineering and Physics. After working for 10 years in R&D, Amit decided to focus on Data Technology. Amit's experience includes leading various data technology projects, such as data analysis for solar fields, decision optimization for dairy farmers, and planning data structures for efficient algorithm implementation. Amit joined NAYA as a Data Science Instructor and Learning Program Developer in 2014 with...
Developer Advocate of JFrog
Baruch Sadogursky (a.k.a JBaruch) is the Developer Advocate at JFrog. For a living he hangs out with JFrog’s tech leaders, writes code around the JFrog Platform and its ecosystem, and then speaks and blogs about it all. He has been doing this for the last dozen years or so, and enjoys every minute of it. Baruch is a professional conference speaker on DevOps, Java and Groovy topics, and is a...
MSSQL Server Performance Tuning
Guy has more than 15 years of experience in training, consulting and implementing solutions with Microsoft SQL Server. He is considered the leading instructor in the SQL Server area and consults many leading organizations. In addition guy founded, and managed the development of a few startup companies and has a rich experience in software development, system engineering, networking and security.
Angular.JS expert
Eyal was nominated as MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) for 9 years in a row. The title was given to him based on the contribution to the developers and technical community through lectures, conferences, open house events, blog posts and free tools. Eyal is involved in many cutting edge industry projects, specializing in architecture, design and development of advanced projects and products.
Lior Cohen Amikam
Business Intelligence (BI)
During 23+ years of experience in BI ,Databases and Big Data Platforms, Lior has led projects as manager, system and application DBA and developer. Lior has extensive knowledge of versatile business verticals, Banking, Insurance, Forex, Online Trading, Gaming, Government and the Security industries. In the last 10 years Lior has been sharing his insights with students in the classroom by leading BI seminars and courses for beginners and advanced BI professionals.
Spark Development Expert
Pavel is a Java expert and Big Data Developer at NAYA Technologies.  Pavel has a Master Degree in Computer Science, Networking and Communications, and since 2012 was working as Java Developer, Java Architect and Java Trainer. In last few years Pavel has been involved in Big Data Projects, developing Scala and Spark.  
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Database Expert
Nimrod Keinan is a Senior Oracle DBA and consultant at NAYA Technologies. Nimrog has a B.A. in management information system and has a passion is to write, teach, and consult about Oracle DB, MySQL and SQL Server; focusing mainly on conferrable database development, high availability, performance tuning, and database design.
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Big Data & Database Expert
Ron Assa is the Senior Database/Big Data Expert at NAYA Technologies, with expertise designing, implementing and managing high-performance technology solutions. Ron is both a database professional with extensive hands-on experience as well as a leading instructor. With over 6 years of experience in dedicated to administration, implementation, design, development and performance tuning within the field of database systems and hands-on experience with wide range of Big Data technologies including Hadoop / Spark / Kafka / HBase...
UX & New media Expert
Tal is UX/UI expert with a lot  experience of training and leading projects. Tal got top rated scores from organizations like the Israeli Police, the IDF and the IEC. Tal is startup veteran – built an app for group’s decision making, an area he has been researching in the past 13 years. Expert in decision making in large groups and organizations. He is passionate about Philosophy of knowledge, Social Philosophy: Philosophy of war, Philosophy...
Java&Spark Expert
Evgeny Borisov is a Java expert and Big Data Technical Leader at NAYA Technologies.  Since 2001 Evgeny was working as Java Developer, Team Leader, Java Architect and Java Trainer. One of the best speakers of JEEConf, Javaday, JPoint and Joker.  
CHEF Expert
Edmund Haselwanter is an automation addict and trainer. He studied Telematik at the Graz University of Technology. He has more than 12 years of experience as a consultant and trainer in IT for a number of Fortune 500 companies. He is Chef Authorized Trainer and one of the leading Chef experts in Europe, which frequently contributes to open-source projects to improve Chef even more. He is also a contributor to OpenStack...
Kalen Delaney
SQL Server Expert
Kalen Delaney has been working with SQL Server since 1987, and provides performance consulting services as well as advanced SQL Server training to clients around the world, using her own custom-developed curriculum. She has been a SQL Server MVP since 1993 and has been writing about SQL Server almost as long. Kalen has spoken at dozens of technical conferences, including almost every US PASS conference since the organization’s founding in...
Data Science
Yigal is an active data scientist at a cyber-intelligence company, working for the last 5 years in research and development of data analysis and machine learning algorithm in Intel and as a researcher at Tel Aviv University. Yigal’s education include BSc. And MSc. In physical chemistry from Tel Aviv University and MSc. In Electrical Engineering. Before NAYA Yigal was the instructor of several university courses, scientific programs and work related...
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TSQL Expert
Itzik Ben-Gan is a Mentor and Co-Founder of SolidQ. A SQL Server Microsoft MVP 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 "Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions" and "Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fundamentals". He has written articles for SQL Server Pro, SolidQ Journal and MSDN. Itzik's...
דובי הילינד Dovi is experienced BI and DWH professional with very strong DB capabilities and deep knowledge of wide variety of tools. He is very organized and precise, both team worker and independent, problem solver, public speaker. Areas of expertise and transferable skills include: • BI and reporting tools (BO, Tableau, SSRS, OBIEE etc.) • ETL tools (SAP BI, Data Stage, SSIS, ODI etc.) • Database tuning and development (Oracle, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, Golden...