Ryan Wade is an advanced data analytics professional with close to 20 years of experience. He received a BS in Economics from the University of Louisville and took significant coursework in finance and mathematics. He holds Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate certifications in BI reporting, and data management and data analytics. He also received a certificate for MS Exam 70-773: Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R. He has partnered with Excel.Tv to produce a course on using R in Power BI for advanced analytics and is the author of Advanced Analytics in Power BI with R and Python (Apress, 2019). Ryan has presented talks at PASS Summit and many other conferences across the country on various topics related to advanced data analytics.