Teradata Blogger Bios
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Christy Uher Ferguson
Director, Applications Communication Strategy
Christy Uher Ferguson has been developing marketing strategies and leading enterprise-wide tactical initiatives as an experienced and innovative senior marketing communications executive for more than 15 years. She is currently responsible for conceptualizing, developing, and crafting content and messaging to support Teradata’s business objectives and thought leadership agenda.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President Teradata France & Vice President Western Europe,Teradata Corporation
Eric is responsible for the strategic direction and investments of Teradata locally in Western Europe.
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.
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.
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.
Pre-Sales Consultant, Australia & New Zealand, Teradata
Greg specialises in designing and tailoring Data Warehouse solutions for organisations across many industries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Partner, Consumer Goods, Teradata Corporation
Justin Honaman is a Partner with Teradata Corporation and leads the national Consumer Goods industry consulting practice.
Strategy and Governance, Teradata
Guest Blogger Kevin Lewis is responsible for Teradata’s Strategy and Governance practice.
Director Business Development, UK & Ireland, Teradata Corporation
Kevin is Business Development Director for Teradata UK & Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Regional Leader Marketing International, Marketing Applications, Teradata Corporation
Rolf Anweiler is Industrial Engineer and Regional Leader Marketing International, Marketing Applications at Teradata.
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.
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.
Partner, North American Auto/ Industrial Mfg Analytics Practice
Scott Dupertis leads Teradata’s North American Automotive and Industrial Manufacturing Analytics Industry Consulting Practice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.