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Ken Puls

Canada, 17 x Microsoft MVP

Ken is one of the world’s leading experts in Microsoft Excel, Power BI, Power Query, Power Pivot, Data Platform, master of VBA programming, and financial modeling, Data cleansing and reshaping specialist.

Тhe president of Excelguru Consulting Inc., blogger, author and trainer with over 20 years of experience. His passion lies in exploring tools to turn data into information, and teaching others how to benefit from them.

His website hosts a large knowledgebase of help articles, a blog, and an active forum dedicated to helping users with their Excel and Power BI issues.

Ken has been recognized with the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award every year since 2006. In 2013 Ken was also recognized as one of the “Top 20 Under 40” Business and Community Leaders on Vancouver.

Ken has spent many years providing both public and private training, speaking at conferences and events around the world, and running the Vancouver Power BI and Modern Excel User Group.

In 2020, he co-founded Skillwave Training, a training platform focused on developing and delivering world-class online training on topics such as Power Query, Power BI, Excel, Power Pivot, and Dimensional Modeling.

Ken is co-author of „RibbonX – Customizing the Office 2007 Ribbon“, „M is for (Data) Monkey: The Excel Pro’s Definitive Guide to Power Query“ и „Master Your Data with Excel и Power BI“. (the new second edition of M is for (Data) Monkey).

The topic of his presentation for the Conference is "Why is my ‘From Folder’ solution so slow?"