Idera, Inc. CEO
Randy has been the CEO of Idera, Inc. since 2014, expanding the business from a SQL Database focus to a broad portfolio of database solutions servicing the spectrum of data professionals. Idera has also acquired 15 companies since 2014 and now operates three distinct global business units - Database Tools, Developer Tools and DevOps. Randy brings 20 years of operational experience in enterprise technology to Idera, Inc. Prior to Idera, Inc, he founded an executive consulting firm that advised venture capital and private equity firms on operations and acquisition targets and worked as a venture partner for Valhalla Partners. Previously, he was President and CEO of Versata Enterprises, one of the largest privately owned software companies in the world, where he acquired over a dozen companies and restructured them to deliver growth and world-class profitability. Earlier in his career, Randy was a partner at Deloitte Consulting and worked in finance at Ford Motor Company.
Idera, Inc. Director of Multi-Platform Database Products
Stan Geiger, Director of Multi-Platform Database Products, has been with Idera for over 4 years. He has been in the industry for over 30 years and held positions such as BI Architect, Enterprise Data Architect and Senior DBA. Stan has built large data warehouses for Fortune 100 companies in the healthcare, financial and oil and gas industries. Stan holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from the University of Texas as well as a Master of Science in Information Systems from Houston Baptist University.
Data Vault 2.0 Inventor and DataVaultAlliance.com Founder
Daniel Linstedt is the inventor of the Data Vault architecture, Data Vault 2.0 and a world-renowned expert in data warehousing and business intelligence with over 25 years of IT experience. He has helped many organizations, including Fortune 50 companies like NIKE, the US Air Force, the US Department of Defense, American Automobile Association, Desjardins Bank and Edmonton Police Services successfully implement BI solutions. Dan is also the author of The New Business Supermodel and the de-facto standard for Data Vault 1.0 modeling - Super Charge Your Data Warehouse. Dan offers private Data Vault 2.0 certifications, co-founded LearnDataVault.com and recently launched DataVaultAlliance.com - an online community to help spread the word and education about Data Vault and share worldwide, real world experiences.
MOBE Data Warehouse Architect
Paul Christenson is the Data Warehouse Architect at MOBE, LLC. He has 30 years of experience as an architect, solution engineer and data scientist designing and implementing analytical systems for healthcare payers, providers and medical manufacturers. Paul has worked on a wide range of IT and data infrastructure projects including Big Data platforms, data warehousing, business intelligence, interactive client reporting, clinical trials, salesforce automation, laboratory data collection, and medical research.
Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment VP of Data and Analytics
Dustin Spangler is the Vice President of Data and Analytics for Larry H. Miller Sports and Entertainment and is Co-Founder of Outlaw Informatics. Dustin has more than 20 years’ experience in helping companies drive value from their Business Intelligence and Analytics objectives. He loves traveling and spending time with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys sports, fantasy football, and cheering his children on from the side lines.
Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment Data Architect
Raheel Aslam is the Data Architect for Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment. He has more than 14 years of experience building data solutions for industry-leading organizations across the globe. Raheel has a Master's in Computer Science and is a Teradata Certified Professional. He enjoys camping, road trips and traveling with his family.
HVR Director of Product Management
Sreevani is the Director of Product Management at HVR. In her current role, Sreevani is constantly working towards identifying customers’ data integration challenges and creating best-in-class solutions to help realize customers’ data related goals. She has an extensive background in product management across database management, data integration, database replication, data prep and analytics products over the past 13+ years. She is based out of Dallas and lives with her husband and two children. When not working with customers or attending conferences or working on data integration solutions, she enjoys playing a casual game of Texas Hold’em.
Teknion Data Solutions Director of Data Warehouse Strategy
Jonathan Agee serves as Director of Data Warehouse Strategy at Teknion Data Solutions, a WhereScape Platinum Partner. Jonathan has been delivering data and analytics solutions for over 12 years. Through the years at Teknion, Jonathan has been instrumental in spearheading key partnerships including with WhereScape, Snowflake, Tableau, and Alteryx. Past project roles include BI Architect, Data Modeler, ETL Developer, Business Analyst, Report Developer, and Project Manager. Jonathan also spent two years as Technical Sales lead and another two years as Practice Leader. In these roles he helped architect solutions for numerous client engagements. He has a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from Wheaton College and outside of work enjoys spending time with family, reading, building and flying RC airplanes and traveling.
Barrett & Associates Principal Consultant
Douglas Barrett has more than 20 years of experience helping organizations build data warehouses across a wide variety of data platforms. In that time, Douglas has honed a solution delivery approach that significantly reduces risk by applying automation, agility and modeling at the right levels to facilitate communication and speed. Before starting his own consultancy, Douglas helped many data warehousing teams leverage automation as a senior solutions architect with WhereScape, and has held a variety of technical and operational roles both at WhereScape and at Microsoft Consulting Services. Douglas lives in Portland, Oregon - "where you need to love rain and beer" - and speaks frequently at TechEds, SQL Saturdays and TDWI conferences.
WhereScape Director of Alliances
With more than 20 years of firsthand experience designing and implementing data warehouses, Michael understands the real world challenges that data warehousing teams face. Through roles as developer, architect and consultant, Michael has helped scores of companies improve their data warehousing processes, including organizations such as Vodafone, Air New Zealand, Union Bank, Costco and Expedia. Michael is a recognized speaker on the subjects of agile and rapid data warehouse development and currently resides in Seattle.
WhereScape Sr. Solutions Architect
Satish Jayanti is a highly experience data warehouse specialist whose primary focus has been building cloud data infrastructure using WhereScape's automation capabilities. Before joining WhereScape as a senior solutions architect in 2016, Satish worked in a variety of capacities including director, technology strategist, architect and consultant for several large financial firms. He has a Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from India and a Master's degree in Computer Science from Cal State Long Beach. When he's not working, he enjoys being outdoors, hiking, playing tennis and spending time with family.
WhereScape Sr. Solutions Architect
As a WhereScape senior solutions architect, Kevin has helped people and organizations quickly automate their data warehouse initiatives, from build-out to continuous improvement and maintenance. Kevin teaches teams to work in a n agile method while increasing engagement with the business and greatly improving their ability to leverage one of their greatest assets...their data.