Ask The Business Analytics Expert: Meet the Experts

  • Rick Sherman

    Rick Sherman

    Categories:BI architecture and development

    Rick Sherman is the founder of Athena IT Solutions, a Stow. Mass.-based consulting firm that provides data warehouse and BI consulting, training and vendor services. In addition to having more than 20 years of experience in the business, Sherman is a published author of more than 50 articles, an industry speaker, and an Information Management Innovative Solution Awards judge.

  • Michael Jennings, Data Governance Director at Walgreens

    Michael Jennings, Data Governance Director at Walgreens

    Michael Jennings is a recognized industry expert in enterprise information management (EIM). He has more than 20 years of information technology experience in the healthcare, telecommunications, insurance, banking, manufacturing & logistics and human resources industries plus government.

  • Matt Mueller

    Matt Mueller

    Categories:Business intelligence jobs and career advice

    Matt Mueller brings 18+ years of national recruiting and placement experience in the IT jobs sector. Beginning in 2000, his staffing focus has shifted toward the data warehousing, business intelligence, and analytics disciplines.

  • David Loshin

    David Loshin

    Categories:Practical business intelligence and analytics

    David Loshin is president of Knowledge Integrity Inc., a consulting company that works with clients on business intelligence, big data, data quality, data governance and master data management initiatives.

  • Richard Snow

    Richard Snow

    Categories:Customer analytics and business intelligence

    Richard leads Ventana Research’s Customer and Contact Center Performance Management research practice, which is dedicated to helping organizations improve the efficiency and effectiveness of managing their customers, throughout their lifetime and across all touch points, including the contact center.

  • Phil Simon, Founder, Phil Simons Systems

    Phil Simon, Founder, Phil Simons Systems

    Phil Simon is a seasoned independent systems consultant, a public speaker, and the author of 'Why New Systems Fail.' In 2002, after six years of related corporate experience, he started his company with the intent of optimizing organizations' use of different technologies.

  • Jill Dyché, Partner and Co-founder, Baseline Consulting

    Jill Dyché, Partner and Co-founder, Baseline Consulting

    Categories:Business intelligence strategy

    Jill Dyché is an internationally recognized author, speaker, and business consultant. She is partner and co-founder of Baseline Consulting, a professional services firm specializing in business analytics, data warehousing, data integration and master data management.

  • Mark Smith

    Mark Smith

    Categories:Corporate performance management strategy

    Mark is an expert in technology for business from performance management, business intelligence, analytics to information management across finance, operations and IT. He is an industry veteran with more than 22 years of experience.

  • William McKnight

    William McKnight

    William McKnight is the president of McKnight Consulting Group, which delivers business value by utilizing proven approaches in data warehousing, master data management and business intelligence, all with a focus on data quality and scalable architectures. William manages complex, high-volume, full-lifecycle implementations worldwide.

  • Brian Jordan

    Brian Jordan

    Categories:Business intelligence basics

    Brian Jordan is the General Manager – Northeast for Decision First Technologies.