MySQLConf 09: Drowning in Data but Searching for Insight? Delivering Sophisticated Analytics with Open Source
With the volume of data exploding and the need for business insight more critical then ever, a new breed of open source solutions delivers the simple-but-sophisticated analytics an enterprise needs to make fact-based decisions and compete more effectively. Hear from Miriam Tuerk, CEO of Infobright and Brian Gentile, CEO of Jaspersoft, as they discuss how the best businesses are using analytics to thrive through good times and bad.
Miriam, CEO of Infobright since January, 2006, possesses a proven track record of building high growth businesses in emerging technology. Miriam has 20+ years high-tech experience including leadership positions in the consulting and telecommunications sectors. Miriam holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Waterloo.
Brian brings to JasperSoft a 23-year track record of success in helping to build and lead prominent technology companies’ product and go-to-market strategies. Most recently, Mr. Gentile was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Informatica Corporation, the industry-leading data integration software company, where he helped the company grow consistently and substantially. Previously, Mr. Gentile served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Brio Software, a leading business intelligence software provider, where he was responsible for the company’s global market position and strategy, product marketing, corporate marketing and strategic partner relationships. Prior to Brio, as a Vice President at Sun Microsystems, Brian created Sun’s first-ever worldwide Developer Relations team and helped build the Sun and Java Developer Connection Programs, which reached over 2 million active members during his tenure. And prior to Sun, Brian led Apple’s Evangelism and Developer Relations team, enabling10,000 independent software vendors to work closely and successfully with Apple’s products and technologies.
Mr. Gentile’s professional affiliations include nearly seven years as a Public Governor on the board of the Pacific Stock & Options Exchange (now owned by the New York Stock Exchange) and he continues to serve as a public member of the NYSE’s Ethics and Business Conduct Committee. Additionally, Mr. Gentile has provided founding Board member assistance for several Silicon Valley start-up ventures and currently serves as a Supervisory Board member for WCC, a Netherlands-based searching and matching technology company. Mr. Gentile has earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Arizona