Oliver Ratzesberger is President of Teradata Labs, Teradata’s innovation engine. He provides visionary direction for all research, development and sales support activities related to Teradata integrated data warehousing, big data analytics, and associated solutions. He oversees a talented pool of more than 1,400 technologists located in San Diego, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Austin and other global locations. Oliver is an accomplished practitioner, thought leader and popular speaker on using data and analytics to create competitive advantage – known as his Sentient Enterprise vision.Joining Teradata in early 2013, Ratzesberger has an impressive background in leading big data analytics initiatives and technology transformation for Fortune 500 organizations. He has a successful background in driving analytics culture and advancing the value of high-volume and high-velocity analytics solutions. Notably, Ratzesberger spent seven years at eBay, where he was responsible for its data warehouse and big data platforms. In his executive role at Teradata Labs, Ratzesberger spearheads technology investments and acquisitions. He and his team work with global customers, alliance partners, industry analysts, and academic researchers to understand the market, anticipate new requirements, and collaborate across the Teradata community.