Data Management Practice Lead
Dave Wells leads the Data Management Practice at Eckerson Group, a business intelligence and analytics research and consulting organization. Dave works at the intersection of information management and business management, where real value is derived from data assets. He is an industry analyst, consultant, and educator dedicated to building meaningful and enduring connections throughout the path from data to business value. Knowledge sharing and skills development are Dave’s passions, carried out through research, consulting, speaking, teaching, and writing. He is a continuous learner – fascinated with understanding how we think – and a student and practitioner of systems thinking, critical thinking, design thinking, divergent thinking, and innovation.
Chief Enterprise Architect
Ravi Dharnikota is Head of Enterprise Architecture and runs the Big Data Practice at SnapLogic. He advises C-suite executives as well as business and technology leaders in Fortune 500 companies on their cloud and big data journey. Ravi’s 17 years at Sun Microsystems, CA Technologies and startups in product development, consulting, architecture and leadership roles gives him a unique perspective on challenges encountered by enterprise IT. You can follow him on Twitter @rdharn1 and @SnapLogic.