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Bill Schmarzo

CTO, Big Data Practice, Dell EMC [NYSE:EMC]

Bill Schmarzo is responsible for setting the strategy and defining the Big Data service offerings and capabilities for Dell EMC Global Services Big Data Practice.  As the CTO for the Big Data Practice, he is responsible for working with organizations to help them identify where and how to start their big data journeys.  He’s written several white papers, is an avid blogger and is a frequent speaker on the use of Big Data and data science to power the organization’s key business initiatives.  He is a University of San Francisco School of Management (SOM) Executive Fellow where he teaches the “Big Data MBA” course.  Bill was ranked as #15 Big Data Influencer by Onalytica.

Bill has over three decades of experience in data warehousing, BI and analytics.  Bill authored EMC’s Vision Workshop methodology that links an organization’s strategic business initiatives with their supporting data and analytic requirements, and co-authored with Ralph Kimball a series of articles on analytic applications. Bill has served on The Data Warehouse Institute’s faculty as the head of the analytic applications curriculum.

Previously, Bill was the vice president of Analytics at Yahoo where he was responsible for the development of Yahoo’s Advertiser and Website analytics products, including the delivery of “actionable insights” through a holistic user experience.  Before that, Bill oversaw the Analytic Applications business unit at Business Objects, including the development, marketing and sales of their industry-defining analytic applications.

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Like many others, utilities sit on the cusp of a digital business transformation driven by superior customer, services, operational and market insights. Utilities are learning to leverage these superior insights to optimize key business processes, create new monetization opportunities, fend off cyber attacks and create a more compelling, more prescriptive customer...