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Speakers

Meet the initiators, the innovators and the experts.

Aaron Auld

Aaron Auld

CEO, Exasol

Aaron Auld is the CEO at Exasol AG, a position he has held since July 2013.

Stefan Baas

Stefan Baas

Senior Director Big Data, adidas

Currently running the big data team which serves data and platform solutions to all adidas analytics models from classical BI to AI, with the mission to create a connected experience around data.

Pascal Bauer

Pascal Bauer

Manager Data Analysis & Machine Learning, DFB Academy

At the DFB Academy, Pascal is responsible for talent identification, injury prediction models, and tactical match analysis based on positional data.


Dave Coplin

CEO, The Envisioners

Alchemist, Catalyst, and Thought Leader, Dave looks at how to maximise the full potential that technology offers. His world is AI, big data, digitalization and much more.

Mathias Golombek

Mathias Golombek

CTO, Exasol

Mathias joined Exasol back in 2004 as software developer, led the database optimization team and became a member of the executive board in 2013.

Jens Graupmann

Jens Graupmann

VP Product Management, Exasol

Jens is Vice President of Product Management at Exasol. As an expert in business development product management and IT Management, his key topics include databases and data management, business intelligence (BI), data mining, real-time analytics, and cloud services.


Artem Ivanov

Artem Ivanov

Director of BI, Badoo

Artem has been Director of BI at Badoo since 2015 and is responsible for such areas as Data Engineering, ETL, Product and Data Analysis, ML and Business Reporting.

Sönke Iwersen

Sönke Iwersen

Director Central BI, HRS

Experienced Director Business Intelligence with a demonstrated history of working in different industries.

Michael Konrad

CFO, Exasol

Mike is CFO at Exasol. He studied business economics in Karlsruhe and has held a number of management positions in various IT and eCommerce organizations.


Mathieu Lacome

Head of R&D, Paris Saint-Germain

Mathieu is a strength & conditioning coach who developed into an applied sports scientist through his passion for sciences & innovation. His current role is Head of R&D at Paris Saint-Germain.

Christian Langmayr

Christian Langmayr

Head of Community, Exasol

Christian Langmayr heads the development of the global Exasol Community with end customers, academics, partners and technology alliances.

Matthieu Lille-Palette

Senior VP, Opta

In his current role as Senior Vice President, Opta, Matt now plays a leading role in establishing and implementing Opta sports data rights, collection and distribution strategies.


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Oliver Linder

Sales Consultant Manager (DACH, CEE, CIS), Tableau

Jochen Linkohr

Jochen Linkohr

Manager HR IT – Data Integration, Analytics & Innovation, Daimler

Ravi Mistry

Consultant & Tableau Ambassador, The Information Lab

Being a consultant at The Information Lab means Ravi is solving a range of data challenges using Tableau and Alteryx as his tools of choice.


Eva Murray

Eva Murray

Event Moderator

Tableau Evangelist, Exasol

Eva is our Tableau Zen Master. She’s responsible for executing our data-driven strategy and managing our Centre of Excellence.

Pinar Turan

Turan Pinar

Sales Engineer, MicroStrategy

Turan Pinar has been a Sales Engineer at MicroStrategy for 2 years. As technical contact, he advises customers and prospects from diverse industries throughout Germany with regard to planning and implementation of analytics solutions.

Gunther Schweer

Gunther Schweer

Head of Sales DACH, Exasol

As Sales Director Gunther helps Exasol take their unique analytical database further on to the world stage – empowering clients and communities to run their business smarter, driving profit, and motivating his team to think bigger than ever before. He has over 20 years of experience within the software industry – and he’s helped a number of start-ups establish multimillion € businesses within the financial, retail and technology sectors.


Helena Schwenk

Helena Schwenk

Global Analyst Relations Manager, Exasol

Helena Schwenk is Analyst Relations and Market Insights Manager at Exasol. She specialises in markets, trends, competitive landscapes and go-to-market strategies.

Sam Sibley

Sam Sibley

Partner & Alliances Lead, Exasol

Sam Sibley has over 6 years of expertise in Data and Analytics and is recognised for enabling organisations to drive business value from their data.

Bjørn Arno Stachmann

Senior Expert Big Data, Otto

Bjørn Stachmann works as an expert for big data systems for the OTTO BI creating and improving the BRAIN platform, to help OTTO to become a data driven company


Jan Strackbein

Jan Strackbein

Managing Director, Areto

Demeter Sztanko

Demeter Sztanko

Head of Data Engineering, Revolut

Demeter has been an advocate and supporter of Exasol for the last four years. Currently, he is the Head of Data Engineering at Revolut, Britains first digital bank unicorn.

Melanie Vannier

Head of Marketing, Exasol

Melanie Vannier joined Exasol in 2018 and leads Exasol’s global marketing team. She has been working in the software industry for over more than 15 years. She specializes in demand generation, while having extensive experience in partner marketing programs.


Ulrike Wandner

Ulrike Wandner

Head of Partner Management DACH, Exasol

Ulrike is, as the head of the partner management team in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, responsible for the expansion and growth of the Exasol business within our important partner network.

Carsten Weidmann

Carsten Weidmann

Technical Alliance Manager, Exasol

Carsten helps partners to leverage the adoption of Exasol with their clients and to maximize the success of their applications through integrating Exasol in their software stack.