Microsoft have announced their first wave of SSAS Maestros. This is the highest level of technical expertise recognized by Microsoft for SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) the technology that underpins Insight Enterprise and Insight Experience.
We are please to announce that Vidas Matelis, our Senior DBA, is included in this first wave of SSAS Maestros. Hundreds of top level developers from all around the world applied for this accreditation, eight-one were selected for an intensive 3-day course and at the completion only 11 were recognized were recognized as SSAS Maestros.
The official announcement from Microsoft can be found at the TechNet blog.