Data is evolving, as new data types and sources come online almost daily. The way we manage data is likewise evolving, as data management professionals adapt to new data realities. And the way businesses use data for operations and analytics is evolving, too, as organizations seek to get advantage and business value from new data and new data-driven practices. Expert panelists will describe how they see organizations successfully adjusting their strategies for business and technology to innovate via modern uses of modern data. They will also look into their crystal balls, and tell us what to expect and capitalize in the future.
Co-founder and CEO, InfoCepts
Shashank is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of InfoCepts. Shashank brings to the table over 20 years of experience in Data and Analytics, and he is passionate about helping customers maximize and accelerate the value of all their data assets. Before co-founding InfoCepts, Shashank led Data and Analytics initiatives at numerous Fortune 500 firms. Shashank has a Master’s degree in Engineering and Information Systems from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor’s in Metallurgical Engineering from VNIT (Nagpur, India). Shashank is also a founding member of the Nagpur chapter of TiE, the world’s largest network of entrepreneurs. He loves to travel and is an active marathoner.
Platform & Technology, Center of Excellence, SAP
As part of the Platform & Technology Center of Excellence, Colin represents a breadth of solutions within the SAP portfolio, is an evangelist for the SAP digital transformation strategy and vision as well as a passionate advocate for the value and best practices of corporate customer data strategy and analytics capability maturity. He has held a variety of technical and strategic consulting roles at a number of market leading Enterprise software vendors gaining extensive experience over a 22 year period, working with many of the World’s leading corporations.
Solutions Architect, WhereScape
Justin Small, WhereScape solutions architect, is on a mission to help companies leverage their data in order to grow their business. Having spent his career working on data warehouses, he has a solid background in data warehouse architecture, implementation and automation. He has helped multiple business develop new data warehouses on next generation cloud platforms using the latest technologies. He's also helped a forture 500 company build their digital transformation roadmap by assisting them in the tool selection process.