Meet some of the zData Team
We love us some Big Data…
Dan began his career in the heart of Silicon Valley holding multiple roles ranging from Software Development and Business Intelligence to Datawarehousing and Big Data. Most recently with EMC Greenplum he lead successful engineering teams in both services delivery and pre-sales. As the President of zData Inc., Dan is working to strengthen our strategic alliances, enterprise presence and partnerships. Originally from Idaho, Dan holds degrees in both Computer Science and Engineering and Human Factors Engineering Psychology from the University of Idaho.
VP Global Services
As the VP of Global Services, Tony is responsible for the technical direction and expertise of our Big Data Professional Service offerings. Tony joined zData Inc. after a successful tenure as a VP of Engineering at ICrossing, a leader in Digital Marketing. His extensive experience leveraging Big Data products like Greenplum and Hadoop in multiple verticals makes him an integral asset and a strategic leader.
Director of Operations
As the VP of Finance, Amy currently fills all monitoring roles for Finance, Operations, Accounting and HR for zData Inc. She has been with the company from it’s inception, and involved with technology startups since 2002. Her background and vast knowledge in all facets of Operations led to her critical role as Finance Director for a leading professional services provider in the business intelligence, data warehousing, and enterprise performance management space. Amy brings great guidance and experience with a wide breadth of knowledge regarding the many facets of the big data industry and it’s ever changing operational and financial needs.
Business Development and Customer Experience
Brian has spent almost his entire career immersed in information technology and entrepreneurial business. Since then Brian has started and sold his own company and led teams at several top technology companies such as EMC, Pivotal, and Platfora. Throughout his career, Brian has been responsible for all post-sales implementations, pre-sales execution and field training, leveraging the network and experience he had gained being an entrepreneur the past 15 years. As part of zData, Brian will continue to leverage his vast network across Analytics and Big Data to help build relationships, solutions and channels for zData’s consulting and managed service offerings. He will also be integral in building out a team to help change the game in how to manage and maintain the customer experience within the services space.
Director of Alliances and Sales Operations
Katie began her career as a graphic designer/website developer and marketeer which led her to a partnership in a small design firm that was soon acquired by a website hosting provider. Since that time she has rapidly succeeded in various roles in both the design and technology space, maximizing value in business growth and development along with marketing initiatives and sales integration. Katie has helped in the development of several start-ups to form strategic marketing and branding awareness campaigns, along with the promotion and creation of new products and services.
Experts in Big Data Consulting and Solutions
zData is focused on providing Enterprise Architecture, Managed Services and advanced consulting. zData staffs the best in industry consultants, software engineers, and data scientists. As a member of the Apache and ODP ecosystem zData is an entry point into big data adoption. Our services offerings grow with you as your data needs grow by providing an easy migration path leveraging Open Source, Cloud and enterprise scale hardware.