I’ve specialized in database technology throughout my entire career. I have a passion for using new technology to drive innovation and deliver business value. I managed the database technology group at Bank of America supporting the Global Corporate and Investment Bank. My most recent job was at Oracle where I severed as a director of product management with a focus on application development products for Oracle Database.
Jorge Garcia: Senior BI and Data Management Analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. Jorge has more than 20 years of experience in all phases of application development, database and data warehouse (DWH) design, as well more than 9 years in project management, covering best practices and new technologies in the BI/DWH space. Prior to joining TEC, García was a senior project manager and senior analyst developing BI, DWH, and data integration applications with Oracle, SAP Business Objects, and data integration. He has also worked on projects related to the implementation of BI solutions for the private sector, including the banking and services sectors. He has had the opportunity to work with some of the most important BI and DWH tools on the market.
In founding Interarbor Solutions, I created a content platform, BriefingsDirect, that leverages social media to explain the latest enterprise software, cloud and big data advances. As a veteran IT analyst, my moderated discussions and interviews get to the essence of the hottest enterprise technology topics.
I am a technology thought leader, master communicator, and business innovator. By appreciating the impacts of rapid change in IT and media, I have repeatedly created new business models — from virtual online newsrooms in 1995 to thriving IT industry analyst consulting practices in 2000, to imaginative and impactful social media content production and distribution services in 2005.
My latest role integrates my earlier experiences so that now — through in-depth case studies, interactive panel discussions and interviews with experts — BriefingsDirect demonstrates the business productivity benefits of enterprise IT transformation. My heavy use of social media powerfully vets and distributes BriefingsDIrect sponsored content so that listeners and readers opt in to pass it along, creating expanding concentric circles of trusted social influence from those that know useful content best.
Since 2005, Interarbor Solutions has instructed readers and listeners on the latest IT news and trends by tapping the best minds among IT vendors and the global 2000 enterprise IT leadership. These long-format podcasts uncover the problems vexing enterprises and define the best new solutions that early adopters employ. All moderated by me, BriefingsDirect sponsored discussions provide a unique, deep-dive focus on specific industry problems — and the quickest path to the latest proven solutions.
All of this places me squarely and uniquely at the intersection of IT, media, marketing, analysis and influence. See more at https://plus.google.com/u/0/+DanaGardner/about.
Specialties:Cloud computing, SOA and enterprise software trends analysis/forecasting, social media production and and distribution, IT competitive analysis, SOA consulting services, entrepreneurial business development, marketing strategies, sales strategies, evangelizing and educating on emerging IT trends, strong public speaking and presentations delivery, extensive written skills, and innovative online media publishing experience.
Jonathan Geiger: Executive Vice President Services, Intelligent Solutions, Inc. With over 35 years of management and hands-on experience in information management, including business intelligence, customer relationship management, quality assurance, data management, data quality, application development and support, productivity management, and training. Jonathan has written over sixty articles on business intelligence, customer relationship management and related topics, is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences, and is a co-author of Data Stores, Data Warehousing and the Zachman Framework: Managing Enterprise Knowledge (McGraw-Hill, 1997), Building the Customer-Centric Enterprise: Data Warehousing Techniques for Supporting Customer Relationship Management (John Wiley & Sons, 2001) and Mastering Data Warehouse Design: Relational and Dimensional Techniques (John Wiley & Sons, 2003).
Rick Gilbert: Executive Director and Data Management Consultant of Winter Corporation With more than 35 years of technology and executive management experience, Rick provides independent consulting to clients to plan for successful implementation of their large-scale data management programs. Having extensive first-hand experience and knowledge in large-scale data warehouse development as well as business management perspective, Rick brings an additional business-value dimension to the planning of data warehouse applications. Previously, Rick was Managing Director of Enterprise Decision Support Solutions for FedEx Services and also held executive positions in IT, Marketing, Customer Service, and Operations Management at US West and its predecessor Mountain Bell Telephone Company.
Benjamin Goewey: Founder and Principal Consultant for Datamensional, LLC. Mr. Goewey has extensive experience providing positive impacts to companies through the utilization of various business analytics tools and solutions. Ben has been passionate about providing actionable, relevant, and timely information for decision makers to help them make decisions more quickly and effectively. Before founding his own firm in 2009, Ben implemented analytic solutions at IBM and Fidelity Investments. He has implemented and advanced the utilization of open source business analytics and data integration tools at a broad range of customers including enterprise companies such as Cisco, Dell, Huawei, and at various midsize and start-up companies.