Advisory Board Member Profile 2017
National Cloud Solution Architect
Areas of Expertise
Big Data Strategy;Driving Innovation with Big Data;Big Data Technologies & Infrastructure
Bob Stackowiak is based in Chicago and is focused on delivering Monetization of Data Workshops at customers and in Microsoft Technology Center engagements, mentoring field sales teams, and delivering workshop training. The process is used to drive large digital transformation and Azure deals and can include establishing a vision of the possible with lines of business (LOBs) and IT, uncovering business drivers and related critical success factors and key performance indicators and establishing data flows and delivery needed with LOBs, validating the approach and evaluating skills required with LOBs and IT, mapping what has been discovered with IT (and systems integrators), and defining a roadmap to implementation. The approach is based on a methodology outlined in the book he was lead author on: “Big Data and the Internet of Things: Information Architecture for a New Age” published by Apress in 2015.
Prior to joining Microsoft in May 2016, Bob worked for nearly 20 years at Oracle in a variety of roles including serving as Executive Director of Big Data (North America Sales).