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Meet our Demo Contest Grand Prize Winner: Michael Carper

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It’s time to play the music! It’s time to light the lights! It’s time to announce the grand prize winner of the Power BI Demo contest tonight! (ok, technically today)

Congratulations to Michael Carper and his Power BI demo of live tweeting during NBA games. Michael is the grand prize winner of the Power BI demo contest!

A big thank you goes out to our team of judges: James Rowland Jones and Denise McInerny of PASS, Eron Kelly, Michael Attala, and Herain Oberoi for the semi-finalist round; Kamal Hathi, Amir Netz, and Quentin Clark for the finalist round.

Be sure to check out the plethora of videos submitted by our talented community on the Power BI Demo Contest Facebook page. Videos from our contest finalists can also be found on the Microsoft Cloud OS YouTube page.

Did you miss the posts introducing our contest finalists? Check them out here: Chris Webb, Carlos Costa, Devin Knight, and Jason Thomas.

And don’t forget to watch the April 15th Accelerate your insights event live from San Francisco, California – Hear from CEO Satya Nadella, COO Kevin Turner, and CVP Quentin Clark and learn how to transform data into action by combining the power of SQL Server 2014 with the familiarity of Power BI for Office 365.