Principal, Cloud Solutions
Don is a co-founder of Chicago Business Intelligence Group, the parent company of CBIG Consulting, LLC. His goal since inception has been to build a best-in-class Big Data/BI/Cloud consultancy focused on a commitment to excellence in solving complex business problems. For nearly twenty years, Don has been building business-driven information delivery systems and strategic reporting applications spanning multiple industries including life sciences, telecommunications, financial services, insurance, higher education, and consumer packaged goods.Don’s key accomplishments in this area include managing engagements and architecting solutions for a variety of Fortune 100 organizations. Utilizing proven development methodologies, he is a strong proponent of providing quick business value through iterative development and measuring results each step along the way to maximize bottom line value. Don has extensive knowledge in the areas of data warehouse architecture, business intelligence tool integration, master data management, server configuration, and performance tuning.
Don’s commitment to delivering high quality, practical solutions on-time and under budget drives every engagement.Don is a thought leader in the area of software as a service (SaaS) and cloud-based analytics. In 2004, Don developed and launched Frogpoint, CBIG’s BI SaaS project enablement tool. In 2010, Don launched CBIG’s Cloud Services offering focused on rapidly realizing results for CBIG’s clients at a fraction of the usual in-house cost.
Don received a degree in Finance and Business Economics from the University of Notre Dame with a second major in Management Information Systems.