Australian Information Industry Association


The Role of Data

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Where: Virtual via Cisco Webex

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Stephen Brobst

Chief Technology Officer, Teradata Corporation

Stephen Brobst is the Chief Technology Officer for Teradata Corporation. His expertise is in the identification and development of opportunities for the strategic use of technology in competitive business environments. Over the past thirty years Stephen has been involved in numerous engagements in which he has been called upon to apply his combined expertise in business strategy and high-end parallel systems to develop frameworks for analytics and machine learning to leverage information for strategic advantage. Clients with whom he has worked include leaders such as eBay, Staples, Fidelity Investments, General Motors Corporation, Kroger Company, Wells Fargo Bank, Wal*Mart, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, CVS Health, Metropolitan Life Insurance, VISA International, Vodafone, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Nationwide Insurance, American Airlines, Mayo Clinic, and many more. Stephen has particular expertise in the deployment of solutions for maximizing the value of customer relationships through use of advanced customer relationship management techniques with omni-channel deployment. 

Prior to joining Teradata, Stephen successfully launched four start-up companies related to high-end database products and services in the analytics and e-business marketplaces: (1) Tanning Technology Corporation (IPO on NASDAQ), (2) NexTek Solutions (acquired by IBM), (3) eHealthDirect (acquired by HealthEdge), and (4) Strategic Technologies & Systems (acquired by NCR).  Previously, Stephen taught graduate courses at Boston University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in both the MBA program at the Sloan School of Management and in the Computer Science departments of both universities. He received instructor of the year award for two of his last five years in the MET Computer Science department at Boston University and continues to guest lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Stephen is an elected member of the Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, New York Academy of Sciences, U.C. Berkeley Alumni Scholars Association, and California Scholarship Federation honor societies. He is also a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, IEEE, Society for Information Management, and Computing Professionals for Social Responsibility. During Barack Obama's first term he was also appointed to the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) in the working group on Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD).

Stephen has authored numerous journal and conference papers in the fields of data management and parallel computing environments and is an internationally recognized speaker (and practitioner) in the area of breakthrough systems implementation.

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