Todd Walter is CEO of Archimedata where he delivers strategy consulting and speaking engagements. A pragmatic visionary, Walter helps business leaders, analysts, and technologists better understand the astonishing possibilities of big data and analytics.
Walter is retired from Teradata Corporation after a 31-year career working with organizations of all sizes and experience levels at the leading edge of adopting big data, data warehouse and analytics technologies. Roles include a decade as CTO of Teradata Labs and a decade as chief technologist. He holds more than a dozen patents and was named Teradata Fellow in recognition of his long record of technical innovation and contribution to the company.
Walter is a sought-after speaker and educator on topics including analytics strategy and big data architecture. He is a regular instructor at TDWI, and a frequent speaker at Strata Data and Teradata Universe conferences. His experience growing big data from 100GB to 100PB+ and his understanding of industry analytics practices and components help audiences and clients better understand the virtually limitless business opportunities that can be realized with a clear strategy and architecture.
Today, his primary foci are grandchildren, off-the-grid island living, and adventure travel.