Hiram Fleitas is the Database Administrator at Universal Property and Casualty Insurance Company and leads the company's data platform using Microsoft technologies. He coded his first program in BASIC when he was 13 years old as a school project and has been working with computers ever since. He has worked with SQL Server for 20 years, from version 6 to 2019 with some of the largest companies in the world.
He's spoken on SQL Server at User Groups, South Florida Code Camp, PASS SQL Saturday and corporate business events, often presenting talks on security, performance, devops, machine learning, and business intelligence. He’s currently developing Machine Learning models trained on claims, policy activity, and social media data to predict business opportunities for customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Hiram is also a code contributor to several opensource projects and serves as an IS Flotilla Staff Officer for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Earlier this year he started building his own house in Miami, FL - yet, he still says he has time available. On his time off he mostly enjoys spending time with his two kids Ocean and Skylar Fleitas and his wife Christina. He also wakeboards, wakesurfs, snowboards and does endurance training events by GORUCK - a company led by special forces cadres.
Title:   Real-time Sentiment Prediction in SQL Server
Track: SQL/BI - Room 2067