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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.


Klaus Blaschek

Klaus Blaschek

Founder & Managing Director, b.telligent

Founder and Managing Director of b.telligent. Senior project manager and analyst with substantial expertise in planning, designing and implementing business intelligence, data warehouse and customer relationship projects.

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.

Juergen Fleiss

Juergen Fleiss

Partner Manager, Exasol

Jürgen Fleiss is responsible for the strategic alignment and development of the partner team, being based in London. Previously he headed up the SAP Innovation Sales (UK & Ireland) and has more than 12 years’ experience working with partners at Cisco Systems.


Dr. Ulrich Fricke

Dr. Ulrich Fricke

Head of Information Management & Technology, CTS Eventim

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.


Oliver Linder

Oliver Linder

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

After completing his degree in Business Informatics, Oliver Linder worked as a Consultant in various areas of Business Intelligence. Both at the BKK Bundesverband, as well as at Cognos and IBM, before he started his career at Tableau.

Jochen Linkohr

Jochen Linkohr

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

Jochen has worked in various positions at Daimler AG, including Navigation, Sound Systems and HR Reporting. In 2016, he had the opportunity to initiate the “Data Integration, Analytics and Innovation” team from scratch.

Ram Mandala

Ram Mandala

Manager of Data Architecture & Strategy, Quantum Health

Ram is a data-driven technologist and cloud enthusiast with over 19 years of experience in analytics and a passion to solve complex problems using cutting edge technologies.


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.


Till Sander

Till Sander

Enterprise BI Architect, areto

Till has been working in DWH consulting for almost 2 decades, building his extensive knowledge of Business Intelligence and Analytics, Data Warehousing and Automation, Agility in BI projects, and Data Focused Strategic Consulting.

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.

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.


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.

Emily Wardell

Partner & Alliance Manager, Exasol

Emily joined Exasol in 2017 and is now managing Exasol partners and alliances in the UK, US and parts of Europe. Prior to this Emily was a key part of the Global Inside Sales Team, supporting organisations who had a need to become more data-driven and a challenge with their existing BI eco-system.


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.

Katja Wunderlich

Katja Wunderlich

Sports Moderator

Currrently, she hosts a radio show for Bayerischer Rundfunk/Bayern3 and on the news for Sky Sport News HD. Katja Wunderlich has extensive experience in hosting all kind of events, fairs and congresses – in German or English.