Jonathan Stewart, UpSearch Alum

Jonathan Stewart

Jonathan Stewart specializes in data visualization, data warehousing and data management technologies. An advocate for educating others, Jonathan is a public speaker, teacher and blogger, continually teaching people about the Microsoft BI Stack.

Since 2000, Jonathan has been working in the database field with industry leaders in healthcare, manufacturing, financial, insurance and federal, state and local governments.

Jonathan has the unique ability to think outside of the box and identify root cause issues to provide complete solutions that others may not find.

Jonathan maintains a blog at He is a frequent speaker at local, national and international events and is a board member of the Columbus SQL Server User Group.

In his free time, Jonathan works with the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning commission to help improve central Ohio and enhance the quality of life of its residents.

Education & Certifications

  • Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-461)
  • Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-462)
  • MCP in Installing, Configuring, and Administering MS SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition (70-228)
  • MCP in Designing and Implementing Databases with MS SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition (70-229)
  • Political Science/Communications, University of Miami
  • Computer Information Systems, Morehouse College
  • Bachelor of Science, Information Technology, Western Governor’s University

Information Technology Skills

  • Business Intelligence
  • Power BI
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Data Warehouse Architecture
  • Design and Implementation
  • Data Modeling
  • Data Visualization
  • Database Architecture
  • Database Administration

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Assistant High School Football Coach 2011-Present
  • Community Engagement Speaker 2016 – Present
  • Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) -  Community Advisory Committee, 2016 – Present

Speaking & Community Engagements

Jonathan is very active in the community.  He has presented on SQL Server, SSIS, Reporting Services, Power BI and business intelligence at over 75+ events such as SQL Bits, SQL Nexus and Difinity including local user groups and conferences throughout the United States and around the world.  He also participates in webcasts, podcasts and online presentation events.  He is also an active board member for his local Columbus, Ohio PASS chapter.