Nancy Williams Vice President of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing at DecisionPath Consulting, a full-service BI/DW consulting firm. Focusing her work on how Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Warehousing (DW) can be leveraged to improve business performance, Nancy is a well-known industry educator, author, and practitioner. She has more than 25 years of business management and technical experience. Nancy is a long-standing faculty member at TDWI and hosts the BI impact channel on the BeyeNETWORK. She has authored articles in numerous publications and is co-author of the highly-rated book The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence. Nancy received her MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.
Andreas has more than 20 years of experience in consulting clients in different industries and geographies on business and BI strategies, architecture and in managing the delivery of complex programs. Andreas has successfully built and grown several consulting organizations and led large multi-national teams in a global delivery model.
Lynn Winterboer is an Agile DW/BI educator and coach. She works with data teams to apply Agile frameworks to their projects and improve the way they deliver value to their stakeholders. Lynn has participated in both Agile and Data Warehousing projects since the mid-90s, where she’s held many team roles and understands from experience the unique set of challenges faced by DW/BI teams who want to benefit from the incremental style of Agile development. Lynn holds several accreditations, including: Certified Business Intelligence Professional at the Mastery level (CBIP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) & Product Owner (CSPO); PMI Project Management Professional (PMP); International MBA and BA Southwest Studies.
Chunfang Ye, holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado, Boulder. Her research expertise includes numerical simulations and optimization with Matlab, building statistical model and electro-optical system design. She is ready to apply her solid training in Engineering as well in Business (e.g., pricing management, market intelligence, building predictive and prescriptive models, business project management) to solving challenging and real business problems.
He is dedicated Business Analytics, Integration and Big Data professional with over 20 years software experience, being passionate about business analytics, business integration, mobility and emerging technologies for smart business. As one of the innovative drivers in local business analytics market including in memory continuous intelligence and cloud business analytics, he has generated/managed several end-to-end BI, Datawarehouse and Performance Management projects in Turkey and CIS countries on behalf of global vendors such as Business Objects (prior to SAP acquisition), QlikView, Sybase, Datawatch QPR, Attunity,SRC Software etc. He has industrial engineer degree from Yildiz Technical University/Istanbul-Turkey, Management Studies from University of Winnipeg (MB,Canada) and Master of Business Administration from Istanbul Bilgi University . He is certified Project Manager for Prince2 Foundation, public speaker in Gartner, IDC or local IT events, having master thesis about “Multi-Criterion Decision Model for Justification of Investment in Business Intelligence Solutions”. He is one of the main founders of the local big data company called “Infolitik”.
Mico Yuk, Founder, BIDashboardFormula.com | Author, Data Visualization for Dummies (Wiley, 2014) | BI Advisor to the Fortune 500 | Global Keynote Speaker| Top Analytics Blogger (2012) | TDWI Trainer | SAP Mentor Alumni | Co-Founder, Xcelsius Gurus Network & EverythingXcelsius.com
Jing Zhang is a 2013 MS graduate in Physical Chemistry from University of Colorado at Boulder. Jing is interested in combining technology and business, and wants to become a data scientist, crunching numbers for decision-making in the energy industry. Previously, Jing worked as a graduate research assistant on solar cell spectroscopy in National Renewable Energy Lab.