Kevin Feasel

Kevin Feasel is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and CTO at Envizage, where he specializes in data analytics with T-SQL and R, forcing Spark clusters to do his bidding, fighting with Kafka, and pulling rabbits out of hats on demand. He is the lead contributor to Curated SQL (, president of the Triangle Area SQL Server Users Group (, and author of PolyBase Revealed ( A resident of Durham, North Carolina, he can be found cycling the trails along the triangle whenever the weather’s nice enough.