Paul Kautza has over thirty years of experience – selling to, consulting with and educating fortune 1000 organizations in the effective use of information and technology for data warehousing, business intelligence and analytics. This includes helping organizations develop global strategies that drive the design and deployment of profitable business intelligence solutions. He is experienced in helping customers understand information technology in order to insure the technologies they select will meet their business strategies and business analytical requirements. Paul joined TDWI in 2007 to lead its Education Group. In this capacity, he was responsible for course development, overall curriculum, conference programs, regional seminars and the professional CBIP certification program. Paul maintains close contact with the education needs of the industry through his network of customers, instructors, industry analysts and technology vendors. Paul holds a BS degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin.
Krish Krishnan: is the founder president of Sixth Sense Advisors Inc. He is a recognized expert worldwide in the strategy, architecture and implementation of Big Data, Text Analytics and High performance Data Warehousing. He has written a book on “Building the Unstructured Data Warehouse” with Bill Inmon and is soon publishing a new book titled “Data Warehousing in the Age of Big Data”. A sought after consultant, he practices what he preaches and vice versa. Krish teaches at TDWI, and speaks at many conferences worldwide. He publishes with the http://www.beyenetwork.com and other trade publications. Twitter Handle – @datagenius.