Markus Enderlein works at a company specialized in Business Intelligence Consulting. Since 2003 he has been involved in different roles in the development of BI solutions and the BI strategies in the logistics, finance, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. In the last years he has successfully built a BI team with a focus on data warehousing. Since 2014 he is responsible for the marketing and product management for the consulting services of the company.
Martijn Evers: Founder and Principle of DataMasters(Unseen). Martijn has been designing and developing information systems for over 15 years. The last 10 years mainly in roles like consultant, analyst or architect. His passions lie with modeling and metadata driven system design. His current focus is on temporalisation and system generation. Besides his consulting role he also does research and is connected to the Radboud University of Nijmegen as a Datawarehouse architect. Martijn is currently president of the Dutch Data Vault usergroup, and is responsible for promoting Data Vault in Higher education.
Donald is an internationally respected thinker in the fields of data analysis and innovation, with over 30 years of deeply practical experience. His background is very diverse, having applied data analysis techniques in scenarios ranging from fish-farming to archaeology to advanced manufacturing. He has worked in award-winning startups in the UK and Iceland, and spent 15 years at Microsoft and at Qlik leading teams designing and developing new enterprise capabilities in data integration, data mining, self-service analytics and visualization
Mike Ferguson: Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited As an independent analyst and consultant he specializes in business intelligence, data management and enterprise business integration. Based in UK, he has over 28 years of IT experience. Mike has consulted for dozens of companies on BI strategy, technology selection, enterprise architecture, MDM and data governance. He has spoken at events all over the world and written numerous articles. Mike is a resident expert on the BeyeNETWORK in various European countries, providing articles, blogs and his insights on the industry.
Cher has over 25 years of experience in analytics & technical writing, including over 15 years of specializing in DW & BI development in multiple industries. She held the corporate positions of Customer Services Manager for an international software development group, IT Manager for a national risk management company, and is currently the President/Principal DW/BI Solution Architect of Fox Consulting, a Denver based firm specializing in high level management process re-engineering, DW/BI consulting & coaching.
Steve Friedberg is president at MMI Communications, a small corporate communications consultancy that works to deliver big results for emerging firms, primarily in the high-technology field with a strong focus on business intelligence.
MMI’s clients have been featured in the New York Times, Financial Times, Fortune, Reuters, the Washington Post, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg News, as well as in a number of trade publications. We’ve worked in the areas of media relations, analyst relations and investor relations, focusing on delivering senior-level counsel and implementation at a price well within most firms’ reach.
On the personal side, I spent more than 20 years in broadcast news, winning three Emmys for my work. It’s given me, I think, a pretty clear idea of how messages are effectively crafted and delivered, and how the media works. It enables me to work with a full range of stakeholders more effectively on our clients’ behalf.
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.
Dr. Richard Hackathorn: President and Founder of Bolder Technology, Inc. He has written three textbooks entitled Enterprise Database Connectivity, Using the Data Warehouse (with W.H. Inmon) and Web Farming for the Data Warehouse. He earned his B.S. degree from the California Institute of Technology and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Irvine.
Pauline Hannemann: An independent management consultant, thought leader and practicing visionary with 25 years of experience in enterprise information management, business intelligence and technology. Ms. Hannemann’s strategic and tactical experience spans the entire spectrum of the CIO across many industries. Her blended passion and experience in business consulting, sustainable practices, innovation and Information management enables her to deliver an unparalleled holistic perspective to her clients. Previous roles include, Executive Management Consultant, CIO-Sr. Executive Director of Information Resources, Sr. Principal- IM practice, Associate Partner – BI practice, Master Business Consultant, Sr. Executive Director of Technology, Director of Information Management, and Founder of The Information Engineers.
Kenneth Hansen: Founder and Managing Consultant for Analyticdomain, an independent consultancy focused on enabling clients in EMEA to gain competitive advantage by use of Data Integration and Analytics. Building on business management experience with the Barclays Group in UK and Italy, he developed technical skills for Analytics (including predictive), Data Integration and is now a specialist in Modelling and Architecture.
Projects on Data Architecture, Modelling and Analytics have spanned Banking, Insurance, Retail, Shipping, Telco and Airline. Based in Europe; a member of DAMA; Speaker at Enterprise Data World, Data Modelling Zone and Enterprise Data & BI.
capioIT was founded in 2010 to act as a trusted advisor supporting successful outcomes in emerging technology and geographic markets globally. It was founded by CEO Phil Hassey, who has 20 years experience in corporate strategy, consulting and market intelligence. capioIT is constantly “tilting the world view” providing unique, but grounded perspectives for clients.
Jan is a highly rated consultant, speaker and author who has been active in the field of Information Management and Relational Database Management since 1986. He has presented, moderated and taught workshops at many international conferences and User Group meetings worldwide. Jan’s experiences, combined with information architecture and management expertise, have enabled him to help many organisations to optimise the business value of their information assets. He is Founder and managing partner of Inpuls, a company that focuses on information management and data insight. He is actively involved in non-profit organisations as Director of the Belgium and Luxembourg chapter of DAMA (Data Management Association) and as Board member of DAMA International. He has published articles in many industry journals, and has been elected to the IDUG Speakers Hall of Fame.
Chuck Hooper: Owner of BIAlytics. Chuck does business intelligence consulting, speaking engagements, and training sessions on visual analytics, data warehouse design, and other BI topics, at both the technical and the executive levels. In 2005, PRS became Tableau’s first consulting partner. In 2008, Chuck joined Tableau Software to start their Professional Services group. As of April 2011, Chuck is back in the independent consulting world, with his 40+ years of experience, specializing in BI for healthcare and education.
Philip Howard: Research Director of Bloor Research, where he heads up the Information Management group. Having joined the company in 1992, Philip has recently celebrated (if that’s the right word!) his 21st anniversary with Bloor Research. Prior to becoming an industry analyst Philip worked with a number of companies in the IT sector, including NCR, GEC and Raytheon in a variety of capacities ranging from systems analyst and developer through sales to product management and marketing.
Ralph Hughes: MA, PMP, CSM serves as Chief Systems Architect for Ceregenics, provider of project leadership consulting for DW/BI programs among the Global 2000 since 1988. Inventor of the Agile Data Warehousing method and the Zuzena automated DW/BI testing engine, he published the first book on agile data warehousing in 2008. He is a faculty member of The Data Warehouse Institute, frequently a keynote speaker at their quarterly world conferences, and one of five judges on their annual Emerging Technologies and Methods practices award panel. He started in DW/BI and data analytics while earning his masters degree from Stanford University in econometric forecasting, and has led data warehousing programs in the aerospace, telecommunications, e-commerce, and pharmaceuticals industries.
Hans Hultgren: President and CEO of Genesee Academy, LLC. Hans is an educator, speaker, and consultant in the data warehousing and business intelligence space. He has been teaching and working in the broader industry for 25 years and currently specializes in enterprise data warehousing, data vault modeling, and emerging trends in BI. His recent consulting roles include DWBI Advisor, EDW Architect, DW data vault model manager, DW designer, and several model and architecture reviewer roles. Current training focus is on using hybrid delivery techniques for both standard and certification classes. Hans is also speaking at international conferences on data vault, EDW, agile DW, and the integration of industry reference models.
Julie Hunt: Independent Consultant, Julie Hunt Consulting, a software solutions strategy and market intelligence practice. Julie is an accomplished software industry analyst, providing strategic market and competitive insights for vendors and buyers. Julie has the unique perspective of a software industry “hybrid” — extensive experience in the technology, business, and customer/people-oriented aspects of creating, marketing and selling software. She has worked in the B2B software industry on the vendor side for more than 20 years in roles from the very technical (developer, SE, solutions consultant) to customer-focused work in strategies for products/solutions, competitive intelligence, and go-to-market initiatives. Her core software technology domains are data integration, data quality, analytics, OSS, SaaS, cloud, WCM/WEM, enterprise portal, social media/marketing, collaboration, and ECM.
Co-founder and Editor of NEBI. Master in information and communications technology, specialist in Business Intelligence, with over 10 years experience in information management. This experience have enabled me to check that the value you bring to a company information, depend on the processes and organizational culture, as well as for the people who manage and the technology used to manage it
A thought leader and practitioner in the rapidly growing field of business intelligence – Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D. is a popular analyst and dynamic speaker on business intelligence and the infrastructure to support these initiatives – the Corporate Information Factory (CIF). She is the President and Founder of Intelligent Solutions, Inc., a data warehousing and BI consultancy. She has co-authored five books on these topics and the architectures supporting them and writes articles and research papers (totaling more than 150) for technical and business magazines. She has served as an expert on DW and BI for the B-EYE-Network.com and TechTarget for many years. She has also served on the Board of Advisors for DAMA International and was chosen by the DAMA organizations to receive the 1999 and 2005 Individual Achievement Awards. She is an advisor for and was bestowed the title of Fellow of the Data Warehousing Institute and she is the Founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust (BBBT), a membership-only consortium of internationally-recognized independent BI consultants and analysts.
John Johansen: Partner of Agile Technologies, a management consulting firm helping companies innovate, execute and realize bottom line performance improvements. As a partner since the firm’s founding in 1997 Mr. Johansen leads the firm’s business intelligence and analytics engagements and consults for clients on data warehousing, business intelligence and strategic application architectures. His clients include global insurance and financial service companies, travel services organizations and public sector agencies. Mr. Johansen holds a Computer Science degree from Lehigh University.
Raj Joseph: Independent Consultant, intellectyx. Founder of Intellectyx. Raj has more than 13 years of leadership experience across both startup and multinational companies, with a focus on Product Strategy, Development & Launch, Integration Strategy & Planning, and Change Enablement across the organization. During his business and technology consulting experience, he has delivered various highly scalable Business, Visual Intelligence solutions and Business Process Platforms across the world. Raj earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from India and his MBA from the University of Colorado at Denver. Currently, he is actively involved in many other local entrepreneurial communities in the state of Colorado.
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.
Dr. Patricia Klauer: has been designing large scale systems for data integration since the late 80′s. She specializes in data warehouse architecture and is particularly adept in introducing new visionary technologies such as ‘Big Data’ into the enterprise. In this capacity she founded Eclipse Data Systems and is co-author of “Building Data Warehouses for Decision Support,” published by Prentice Hall.
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.
John Ladley is a Business Technology Thought Leader with 30 years experience in planning, project management, improving IT organizations and successful implementation of information systems. John Ladley is a recognized authority in the design and implementation of data strategies, business intelligence and Enterprise Information Management. He is author of “Making EIM Work for Business – A Guide to Managing Information as an Asset” and “Data Governance: How to Deploy and Sustain a Data Governance Program.” He frequently writes and speaks on a variety of technology and enterprise information management topics.