Data Analytics Architecture


Analytics Architecture and Big Data give us the capability to solve data intensive problems that we could never address before.  However, that capability comes with new challenges and responsibilities.  

Dan Whitacre, Kroger Technology
Dan is a Senior Director within Kroger Technology defining the strategy and roadmap for enterprise data and analytics architecture.  Throughout his career, Dan has held led the development of an information strategy, analytical applications, business intelligence, data warehousing, data integration, and operational system initiatives at Kroger.

Prior to re-joining Kroger in mid-2015, Dan spent 3 years as the CTO of Data Intensity providing data and analytics consulting for multiple industries.  Dan also spent six years consulting on information & analytics strategy and architecture for IBM.  At IBM, Dan had multiple roles including consultant to the National Security industry within the IBM Federal CTO office, IBM’s Big Data Champions team member, a client software advocate for IBM R&D, and as a member of the IT Architecture Certification board.