Gerard Braat

Gerard Braat

Senior Solution Architect, Teradata International, The Netherlands

As a senior or enterprise solution architect Gerard drives transformation of professional services to become a customer trusted advisor and partner in their journey to become a data driven company. Pragmatic enterprise architecture is important to achieve recognition in that role.


Gerard covers the core Teradata platform, industry data models, UDA, Teradata Aster discovery platform, Hadoop platform, Teradata Integrated Marketing Management applications, and Cloud architecture. Together with the key account manager, the industry business lead consultant and the executive engagement manager, the enterprise (sr) solution architect forms the core account team to lead key accounts in this journey.


Before Teradata, Gerard worked in various roles as Enterprise Information Architect with Canon Europe, consultancy roles with IBM, and technical director for Oracle BI, DWH and Exadata solutions. He has been a sales engineer for Siebel for over six years in the Customer Experience and Marketing Analytics space and 5 years of experience in software development and C/Unix programming for a large financial institute. Gerard holds a Ph.D in Mathematical Physics and a MSc. in Applied Mathematics and ICT.