Self-Service Business Intelligence for MySQL

James Dixon (Pentaho), Lance Walter (Pentaho Corporation)
Products & Services
Location: Ballroom H

Are business users driving you crazy with last minute requests for reports or demands for greater visibility into your MySQL databases? Don’t just give them what they ask for; instead give them what they need by enabling secure, self-service access to critical information with dashboards, reporting and interactive analysis. Join James Dixon, founder and chief technology officer of Pentaho Corporation, as he explains how to bring business intelligence to your MySQL deployments with Pentaho BI Suite – the most comprehensive suite of BI capabilities in open source.

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James Dixon

Pentaho

As " Lord of the 1s and 0s" (CTO) at Pentaho, James Dixon is responsible for Pentaho’s architecture and technology roadmap. James has over 20 years of professional experience in software architecture, development and systems consulting. Prior to Pentaho, James held key technical roles at AppSource Corporation (acquired by Arbor Software which later merged into Hyperion Solutions) and Keyola (acquired by Lawson Software). Earlier in his career, James was a technology consultant working with large and small firms to deliver the benefits of innovative technology in real-world environments.

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Lance Walter

Pentaho Corporation

LANCE WALTER, Vice President of Marketing, Pentaho. Lance joined Pentaho in 2005 and leads a team responsible for product strategy and requirements, corporate communications, and lead generation.

Prior to Pentaho, Lance was Vice President of Product Marketing at Business Objects. Lance’s career spans nearly 15 years in data warehousing and business intelligence, holding various technical, managerial, and marketing roles at Oracle Corp., Hyperion Solutions and Siebel Systems.

Co-presented By:

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  • Virident
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Intel
  • Advanced Micro Devices
  • BIRT Exchange by Actuate
  • Calpont
  • Canonical
  • Continuent
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Facebook
  • HiT Software, Inc.
  • IBM
  • iDashboards
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • R1Soft
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SQLstream
  • Ticketmaster
  • Zmanda, Inc.
  • Linux Journal

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