Principal, Customer Solutions
John Harmann a founding Principal and lead solution architect for CBIG Consulting and is a proven expert in the planning, architecting, and implementation of information management strategies and solutions. Through 20 years of client experience at many Fortune 1000 companies, non-profits, and higher education institutions, he has built a reputation for successfully delivering business results and has been re-engaged by his clients multiple times. John has a passion for driving business value from data and is focused on incorporating big data analytics, cloud offerings, and agile techniques into enterprise BI environments.His technical expertise extends into all areas of business intelligence, data warehousing, and big data analytics implementations. Specific areas of focus include architecting and implementing technical infrastructure, database and security, ETL, analytics, performance tuning, and end user reporting. In addition, John has been responsible for selection and procurement of all components and served as the key technical contact for all vendors.
John has helped drive Big Data and BI strategies and build BI organizations from scratch at several companies and his experience spans a wide array of industries and business units. He also has significant experience in managing customer accounts, leading teams, and driving business requirements. He can comfortably communicate with both CEOs and developers and can quickly distill the relevant components from a customer’s problem to come up with a solution.
Prior to co-founding CBIG, John designed warehousing solutions as a principal consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. John graduated from DePauw University with a degree in Computer Science.