Walter Muntzenberger Vice President, Global HANA Center of Excellence, SAP
Walter Muntzenberger has over 30 years of experience working with data. His expertise is in all aspects of Enterprise Data Architecture, Analytic and Operational Applications, and related use cases across multiple verticals.
Starting through the late 80’s and early 90’s at Teradata and then Oracle, he architected some of the then largest enterprise data warehouses in existence. He continued forging new paths at Silicon Valley startups such as Broadbase (now KANA), Kanisa (Knowledge Management), Chordiant (Real Time recommendations and Orchestration), Paraccel and Kickfire (massively parallel columnar databases).
Now a Vice President in the Global HANA Center of Excellence at SAP, Walt’s team works primarily with customers worldwide helping them architect their Big Data vision and roadmap to run their businesses Faster, Simpler and Smarter.
Walter believes Enterprise Data Architectures should incorporate the best of all technology platforms including traditional Data Warehousing, In-Memory computing, as well as Hadoop and other NoSQL approaches. He is a long time resident of the Chicago area with his wife and three grown children.
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