Independent information technology consultant with two decades of hands-on experience in the fields of business intelligence integration and enterprise applications solution development. Has significant expertise in a range of operating systems and programming languages, SQL and NoSQL database technologies from Oracle, Microsoft, and others, cloud computing platforms from Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Oracle, as well as data visualization tools.

Formal Education

  • M.S. in Information Technology Mgmt., University of Virginia
  • B.S. in Business and Computers, University of Virginia

Career Highlights

  • Independent consultant for more than a decade with clients including Land of Lakes, Prometric, Waddell and Reed, USDA, and U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
  • Implemented Hadoop solutions to meet client business needs
  • As a business intelligence manager at a major pharmaceutical company, created new corporate planning and portfolio management tools using Hyperion EIS and Essbase, Oracle, Financials, and Clarity
  • As a member of the sales analytics team at Nextel, developed tools to manage leads and assist with sales planning for a team of hundreds that was able to forecast monthly sales within 3% over 90% of months
  • Has worked in business intelligence from both inside and outside (as a consultant) of private companies, including Agilent, Amgen, IBM, Merck, Nextel, and StorageTek, and U.S. government agencies
  • Has held a U.S. government “Public Trust”-level security clearance
  • Member of the board for an industry special interest group dedicated to Business Intelligence, Warehousing and Analytics
  • Frequent speaker at the Rocky Mountain Oracle User’s Group and other conferences