Simo Ahava is a recognized expert on customizing web analytics and tag management solutions to improve the entire “life cycle” of data collection, processing, and reporting. His main areas of expertise lie with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, and Google has appointed him as a Google Developer Expert in these fields. He is especially interested in communication structures within organizations, as he firmly believes that communication breakdowns are the underlying cause to practically all data-related problems.
Simo is particularly invested in demystifying analytics development work, and his main focus is on increasing awareness, skills, and critical thinking around data and development.
Among other things, Simo writes a popular blog on all things Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager development at www.simoahava.com. An experienced speaker and prolific blogger, Simo can be seen and heard in conferences, product forums, support communities, and developer meet-ups alike.
You'll get a look at how the Query function in Google Sheets is similar to SQL syntax and can help you learn BigQuery.
Plus, a side-by-side comparison of actions with the Query function and BigQuery equivalents.
Ben will also use Connected Sheets to bring data from BigQuery into Sheets.
Ben helps individuals and businesses better understand their data and work more efficiently with Google Workspace tools.
Over 50,000 professionals from 1,000+ companies have enrolled in his training courses, including employees from PwC, Netflix, Verizon, Google, Capital One, and other Fortune 500 companies.
Google recognized Ben as a Google Developer Expert for Google Workspace Technology in 2019, one of only a handful worldwide.
Ben works primarily with Google Sheets and Apps Script and has extensive experience with Google Data Studio, Microsoft Excel, SQL, and Tableau. He previously taught data courses and workshops for General Assembly in Washington, D.C.