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.
Director of Managed Technologies
Shawn has spent the last 20 years of his career exploring every aspect of data storage and delivery — making him a self proclaimed “Emperor “of Big Data. His industry experience with manufacturing, entertainment, construction, financial institutions and health insurance, brings years of expertise into the zData team. As the Director of Engineering and Managed Services, Shawn is working to provide a state of the art engagement model to support even the most challenging data ecosystems.
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.