Icon Map


James Dales
Microsoft MVP

The Icon Map was created by James Dales.

James is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and is the global lead for Power BI at Avanade. Along with Prathy Kamasani, James co-leads the London Power BI User Group.

In 2019, James was first person to contribute to Power BI via the Contributors Program, and built two new features into Power BI Desktop, released as part of the December 2019 release of Power BI Desktop.


In spring 2020, James was recognised by the Power BI engineering teams, as one of 5 FastTrack Recognized Solution Architects for Power BI.

James is an international speaker, and most frequently presents on topics such as creating custom visuals for Power BI and mapping in Power BI.

Twitter: @jamesdales
LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/jamesdales