Teradata Blogger Bios

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.

Ariff Kassam
VP, Teradata Unified Data Architecture™ Platform Software Product Management

Ariff is a leader in the strategy and product management of Teradata’s next generation UDA enabling software solutions, has advised on investments in enabling Teradata’s UDA vision and has served as Director of Emerging Technologies Strategy.

Ben Bor
Senior Solutions Architect at Teradata ANZ

Ben Bor is a Senior Solutions Architect at Teradata ANZ, specialist in maximising the value of enterprise data. He gained international experience on projects in Europe, America, Asia and Australia. Ben can count some of the largest international conglomerates amongst his clients, including the UK tax office, Shell, Exxon, Credit Suisse, QBE, Woolworths, Westpac and others.

Ben Davis
Senior Pre-Sales Consultant, Federal Government

Ben Davis is responsible for pre-sales activities in the Federal Government market in Canberra. Ben consults across a broad range of government departments developing strategies to better manage the continual flood of data that these organisations are now facing.

Bhavani Raskutti
Domain Lead for Advanced Analytics, Australia & New Zealand, Teradata Corporation

Bhavani joined the ANZ Teradata Advanced Analytics team in 2014 and is responsible for identifying and developing analytics opportunities using Teradata Aster and Teradata’s analytics partner solutions.

Bill Franks
Chief Analytics Officer Teradata Corporation

Bill Franks is Chief Analytics Officer for Teradata, providing insight on analytics and big data trends for clients, Teradata and its analytic partners.

Brenden Bertuola
Senior Industry Consultant, Financial Services and CRM

Is focused on understanding business problems and assisting organizations in choosing and applying the right tools to solve them.

Cesar Rojas

Cesar Rojas leads product evangelization strategies for Hadoop enthusiasts, data scientists, and business analysts. He is responsible for key components of the Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop including SQL and Hadoop integration, Hadoop manageability and Hadoop Appliances.

Charles-Yves Baudet
Senior PR Director Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Teradata Corporation

Charles has more than 25 years of international experience in PR in marketing communications, public affairs, crisis communication, consumer communication, academics communication and advertising.

Cheryl Wiebe
Partner, Applied Analytics Manufacturing

Cheryl Wiebe leads the Applied Analytics team for the manufacturing industry. Her mission is to operationalize analytics at scale for manufacturers.

Chris Twogood
Vice President of Product and Services Marketing for Teradata

Chris Twogood drives Teradata’s marketing focus on how companies become data-driven. This includes how to leverage best-of-breed solutions such as Teradata, Aster, Hadoop and how to bring these solutions together within a Unified Data Architecture. He is expert in explaining how data can help companies provide better customer experience, drive lower operational costs and improve margins, and in showing how these lead to customer loyalty and business advantage.

Clement Fredembach
Data Scientist, Teradata Australia and New Zealand Advance Analytics Group

Clement Fredembach is a data scientist with Teradata  Australia and New Zealand Advance Analytics group. With a background in Color Science, Computational Photography and Computer Vision, Clement has designed and build perceptual statistical experiments and models for the past 10 years.

Colleen Quinn
Senior Director of Interactive Advertising for Teradata Corporation

Colleen Quinn is Senior Director of Interactive Advertising for Teradata Corporation's Global Industry Solutions group, responsible for deployment of Teradata's Audience Insight Solution, and overall solution strategy for the Media & Entertainment Industry.

Daniel Abadi
Associate Professor at Yale University, founder of Hadapt and Teradata employee

Daniel Abadi is an Associate Professor at Yale University, founder of Hadapt, and a Teradata employee following the recent acquisition. He does research primarily in database system architecture and implementation.

Dan Graham
General Manager, Enterprise Systems, Teradata Corporation

Dan Graham is responsible for strategy, go-to-market success, and competitive differentiation for the Active Data Warehouse platform and Extreme Performance Appliance.

Daniel Tehan
Principal Consultant, Australia & New Zealand, Teradata Corporation

Daniel is responsible for working with organizations to set strategy, provide business consulting and drive implementations.

Darryl D. McDonald
Executive Vice President, Business Development and Marketing, Teradata Coporation

Darryl is responsible for providing strategic direction for Teradata products, solutions and services and presenting the Teradata brand worldwide. In addition, he oversees a number of operational units including Education and Alliances. McDonald has more than 25 years of experience in sales, consulting, marketing and senior management in the high-tech sector.

David Socha
Utilities Practice Leader, Teradata International

David initially led Teradata’s Utilities practice in Europe, Middle East & Africa but now also has responsibility for Asia Pacific & Japan.  He works with local and account-focused teams to bring Teradata's unrivalled data and analytics capabilities and knowledge to the International Utilities sector.

David Stewardson
Senior Consultant, Australia & New Zealand, Teradata Corporation

David is a Senior Consultant in the Teradata Solutions Group. He has a very strong technical background and business acumen with over 23 years’ experience in the Data Warehouse business, specialising in Business Intelligence.

Deb Woods
Vice President of Product Marketing and Customer Interaction Management

Deb Woods has extensive experience working with customers and driving strategic direction within the Teradata portfolio. She is passionate about creating an organization that listens to customers and industry marketers to ensure Teradata solutions solve real world problems.

Dennis Waldron
Senior Solution Architect for the Communications, Media, Entertainment, and Utilities Sector, Teradata Corporation

Dennis Waldron is a Sr. Solution Architect for the Communications, Media, Entertainment, and Utilities Sector. He is responsible for helping clients utilize their data assets.

Dr. Insight
Founder, The League of Analytic Superheroes

Business intelligence leaders, have no fear. Now that Dr. Insight is here, data hoarders will think twice about limiting access to actionable analytic insight.

Duncan Ross
Director Data Sciences, Teradata International

Duncan leads a team dedicated to driving business value through traditional analytics and data science. He works across EMEA and in all industries.

Eric Joulié
President Teradata France & Vice President Western Europe,Teradata Corporation

Eric is responsible for the strategic direction and investments of Teradata locally in Western Europe.

Gareth Clayton
Senior Industry Consultant, Teradata

Gareth has over 16 years experience in business analytics and information management.  He has a diverse background in many industries but primarily in Telecommunications and Banking.

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.

Gib Bassett
Global Program Director for Consumer Goods within Manufacturing, Teradata Corporation

Gib brings a deep background in Digital Marketing to Teradata. He has 10 years experience in technology and consumer marketing, working with such firms as Fair Issac (FICO) and SPSS.

Greg Taranto
Pre-Sales Consultant, Australia & New Zealand, Teradata

Greg specialises in designing and tailoring Data Warehouse solutions for organisations across many industries.

Hermann Wimmer
President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Teradata Corporation

Hermann Wimmer is president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for Teradata Corporation and a member of the Teradata leadership team.

Iain Stewart
Principal Utilities Expert, Teradata EMEA

Iain Stewart is the principal utilities expert for Teradata in the EMEA region, with over 13 years of experience in utilities sector.

Jay Irwin
Director, Teradata InfoSec Center of Expertise

In his career, Jay has developed risk assessment and security metrics programs for nearly 50 state agencies and worked extensively with the defense and financial services industries.

John Berg
Principal Consulting Architect for Teradata, South Pacific Area

John is responsible for helping organisations drive maximum value from their Teradata Integrated Data Warehouses through Professional Services delivery. John recently relocated to Teradata Australia bringing with him 17 years of experience in applying technology to Business issues and opportunities in the US market.

John Hines
Director of Digital Media & E-Commerce & Director, Digital Strategy

John Hines is Director of Digital Media & E-Commerce Marketing at Teradata, where he is also leading the corporate digital strategy.

John Sawyer
Global Corporate Communications Director

As a member of the Teradata corporate communications team, John has responsibility for global thought leadership communications for Teradata integrated marketing and analytical applications and consulting services for data-driven marketing.

John Street
Principal Solution Architect, South Pacific Area, Teradata Australia Pty Ltd

John Street is the Principal Solution Architect for Teradata, South Pacific Area.  He is responsible for technology & architecture within Teradata across Australia and New Zealand. His position sits in the Teradata pre-sales team and supports Sales and Customer/Prospect engagements. 

John H. Timmerman, Jr.
Product Marketing Manager

John Timmerman has spent the last 23 years with Teradata and has seen all sides of the Teradata enterprise and across most industries and geographies through his work in sales, business development, sales support, product management and marketing.  For the last 12 years, his focus has been in the areas of CRM, Customer Interaction Management and Inbound Marketing.

John Thuma
Aster Big Data Evangelist, Teradata Corporation

John Thuma is an Aster Big Data Evangelist and member of the Teradata Big Data Practice and Big Data Center of Innovation Practice.

Justin Honaman
Partner, Consumer Goods, Teradata Corporation

Justin Honaman is a Partner with Teradata Corporation and leads the national Consumer Goods industry consulting practice.

Kevin Lewis
Strategy and Governance, Teradata

Guest Blogger Kevin Lewis is responsible for Teradata’s Strategy and Governance practice.

Kevin Long
Director Business Development, UK & Ireland, Teradata Corporation

Kevin is Business Development Director for Teradata UK & Ireland.

Leslie Dinham
Senior Retail Industry Consultant

Leslie has deep experience leading and delivering strategic business initiatives driving significant business value by leveraging technology and Enterprise Business Intelligence.

Lisa Arthur
CMO, Teradata Applications

Lisa Arthur is a 30-year marketing veteran who drives global market and brand strategy, solutions and product marketing, demand generation, and customer-centric initiatives as Chief Marketing Officer of Teradata Applications. She is the author of Big Data Marketing: Engage Your Customers More Effectively and Drive Value.

Manan Goel
Senior Director of Big Data Marketing, Teradata Coporation

As Senior Director of Big Data Marketing, Manan Goel shares his understanding of business analytics and data warehousing, and how companies can best use big data analytics to improve their product offerings, service, and customer loyalty.

Martin Willcox
Director Product and Solutions Marketing, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Teradata Corporation

Martin is responsible for articulating Teradata’s strategy and the nature, value and differentiation of Teradata’s platform and solution offerings to EMEA customers, prospects and 3rd party influencers.

Monica Mullen
Global Program Director for Automotive & Industrial Manufacturing within Teradata

Monica Mullen is Director of Automotive & Industrial Manufacturing for Teradata Corporation's Global Industry Marketing & Solutions group, responsible for the industry sector’s go-to-market strategy and identification of high-value analytic business solutions.

Monica Woolmer
Industry Consultant, South Pacific Area, Teradata

With over 25 years of IT experience, Monica has been leading data management and data analysis implementations for over 15 years.

Niall O’Doherty
Director, Business Development Emerging, Industries Team, Europe, Middle East and Africa, (EMEA) Teradata Corporation

In his current role (Director of Business Development Emerging Industries Team for EMEA), Niall is responsible for growing Teradata’s presence, solutions and strategies in the emerging (for Teradata)industries of Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Government and Utilities.  

Nico Van Der Walt
Solutions Architect, Teradata Corporation

Nico Van Der Walt is a Solution Architect at Teradata who has over 10 years’ experience in Information Technology, with extensive sales, marketing and technical experience supporting and implementing Data Management and Business Intelligence solutions.

Patrick Teunissen
Engineering Director

Patrick Teunissen is the Engineering Director at Teradata responsible for the Research & Development of the Teradata Analytics for SAP® Solutions at Teradata Labs in the Netherlands. He is the founder of NewFrontiers which was acquired by Teradata in May 2013.

Paul Dennies
Global Program Director of High Tech Manufacturing

Paul Dennies is Global Program Director of High tech manufacturing for Teradata Corporation’s Global Industry Solutions group, responsible for the overall solution strategy for the High tech Manufacturing Industry.

Ray Wilson
Program Director, Industry Marketing & Solutions, Banking / Data Driven Marketing, Teradata

Ray has over 25 years of business consulting and data warehousing experience.  He is responsible for defining Teradata’s  Banking industry strategy, marketing, go to market solutions and sales support, as well as for developing Teradata’s Data Driven Marketing Program for Financial Services. 

Renato Manongdo
Senior Financial Services Industry Consultant, Teradata ANZ

Renato Manongdo is a Senior Financial Services Industry Consultant at Teradata ANZ. Renato provides senior management advice on how clients can better capitalise on their information and data investments. Particular focus on Business Intelligence and Analytics as it applies to business processes covering customer, channel and product management functions across Financial Services including Big Data.

Rob Berman
Vice President, Teradata Global Alliances

Rob Berman is Vice President of Teradata Global Alliances, responsible for driving strategic direction and program development of critical software and systems integration partnerships for both horizontal and vertical markets.

Robert Rich
Global Program Director Master Data Management

Robert Rich, a recognized expert in data quality, data governance, data integration, and managing master data in complex heterogeneous environments, is responsible for leading the Teradata Master Data Manager program globally. His real world understanding of how to drive business value out of technology deployments comes from 20+ years of experience as an IT professional, consultant and in various sales, marketing and product roles for enterprise application software vendors.

Rolf Anweiler
Regional Leader Marketing International, Marketing Applications, Teradata Corporation

Rolf Anweiler is Industrial Engineer and Regional Leader Marketing International, Marketing Applications at Teradata.

Ron Bodkin
Founder & President, Think Big, a Teradata Company

Ron Bodkin is Founder & President, Think Big, a Teradata company. He founded Think Big to help companies realize measurable value from Big Data.

Ross Farrelly
Chief Data Scientist, Australia & New Zealand, Teradata Corporation

Ross is the Chief Data Scientist for Teradata Aster who is responsible for data mining, analytics and advanced modeling projects using the Teradata Aster platform. He is a six sigma black belt and has had many years of experience in a variety of statistical roles.

Scott DuPertuis
Partner, North American Auto/ Industrial Mfg Analytics Practice

Scott Dupertis leads Teradata’s North American Automotive and Industrial Manufacturing Analytics Industry Consulting Practice.

Simon Doherty
Head of Teradata’s Financial Industry Centre of Expertise in the Europe, Middle East and Africa(EMEA), Teradata Corporation

Simon Doherty is a career banker and a qualified accountant and is Head of Teradata’s Financial Industry Centre of Expertise in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. 

Steven Lawton
Senior Solution Architect, Australia & New Zealand, Teradata Corporation

Steven is a Senior Solution Architect for Teradata based in Melbourne where is responsible for technology & architecture within Teradata across Australia and New Zealand.

Sundara Raman
Communications Industry Consultant, Australia & New Zealand, Teradata Corporation

Sundara Raman is formally an Industry Consultant for Teradata in the Communications Industry. He has over 20 years experience in the telecommunications industry that span wireline, wireless, broadband and PayTV sectors.

Tatiana Bokareva
Data Scientist Teradata Advanced Analytics Australia and New Zealand

Tatiana Bokareva is a Data Scientist for Teradata Aster, the market leader in big data analytics. Tatiana is a member of the Teradata Advanced Analytics team in Australia and New Zealand.

Tho Nguyen
Business Solutions Manager, Teradata Corporation

With more than 15 years in the information technology industry, Nguyen works closely with R&D, partners and customers to drive and deliver value-added business solutions in analytics, data warehousing and data management.

Tony Whale
Director Telecommunications Business Development, Asia Pacific Japan, Teradata Corporation

Tony leads Teradata’s Telecommunications business development group in Asia Pacific and Japan. He has 23 years of international Telco industry experience, including 8 years with Teradata working in Both Asia and Europe.

Wes Moore
Vice President Marketing

Wes Moore has enabled marketing organizations with software applications and provided guidance and direction to top companies in industries across the globe for more than 15 years. He currently leads the Integrated Marketing Management strategy and solutions for Teradata to assist companies in gaining a competitive advantage through the use of digital and traditional data.

Yousaf Mirza
Senior Analytics Consultant, Teradata Australia/New Zealand

Yousaf Mirza is the Senior Analytics Consultant at Teradata Australia/New Zealand. Yousaf has experience in the field of Advanced Analytics and Big Data.