About the Author
Gil Raviv is a Microsoft MVP, and a Power BI blogger at DataChant.com. As a Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft Excel Product team, Gil led the design and integration of Power Query as the next-generation Get Data and data-wrangling technology in Excel 2016.
With 20 years of software development experience, and four U.S. patents in the fields of social networks, cyber security, and analytics, Gil has held a variety of innovative roles in cyber security and data analytics, and he has delivered a wide range of software products from advanced threat detection enterprise systems to protection of kids on Facebook.
In his blog, DataChant.com, Gil has been chanting about Power BI and Power Query since he moved to his new home in the Chicago area in early 2016. In his role as a Director of Analytics at Avanade, Gil is helping Fortune 500 clients create modern self-service analytics capabilities and solutions by leveraging Power BI and Azure.