Alec Gardner

General Manager, Advanced Analytics, South Pacific Area, Teradata

Alec Gardner is General Manager responsible for the Teradata Advanced Analytics line of business in Australia and New Zealand, incorporating Teradata Aster, Big Data Analytic solutions and the Teradata partnership with key Analytic partners such as SAS. In this capacity, Alec heads an expert team of Data Scientists and business analysts.

Alec is a well respected Business Analytics thought leader and spokesperson for Teradata in the ANZ marketplace and is driven in his quest to ensure organisations are able to see value and drive change from the Data they capture.

Alec has 15 years experience in the Business Intelligence and Analytics market specialising in customer performance management strategy and execution. He joined Teradata in 2008 as Industry Consulting and Pre Sales Director for Teradata South Pacific where he built a market leading capability of Industry Consultants and Data Warehouse Architectures advisory group.

Prior to Teradata, Alec was with Business Objects. Initially based in the UK before moving to Australia in 2004, Alec worked on some of the company’s largest customers in Retail, CPG, Oil & Gas and Utilities.

Alec began his career as a maths teacher, specialising in Children with Special Educational Needs, before moving into the IT industry in the mid 90’s as a Technical Consultant at Capgemini UK where he worked with customers in the Retail, CPG and Automotive Industries.