Prasad Mavuduri, CEO
Prasad Mavuduri is a serial entrepreneur who has spent the last 24 years in business and management consulting. He has extensive experience with data right from transactions to descriptive analytics to predictive and prescriptive analytics. He has architected and developed many reporting and analytical systems in broad spectrum of industry sectors including Oil & Gas, Discrete Manufacturing, Utilities, Hi-Tech, Life Sciences, Education, Finance-Banking, and Insurance etc. Prasad has extensive knowledge in implementing effective Balance Scorecards, Enterprise Performance Management solutions by architecting and delivering innovative solutions for large enterprises using popular commercial technologies like SAP, Oracle, and PeopleSoft. Prasad has been active on evangelizing Big Data adoption by tackling the issue from the view of a business driver rather than from a technology standpoint. He has been instrumental in forming American Institute of Big Data Professionals, a non-profit organization to evangelize and educate customers and other stakeholders on Big Data. He has co-founded Data-Magnum to help implement Big Data projects using open source technologies as well as various commercially available products in Big Data ecosystem for Big Picture visualization with ground level realization and execution. He brings with him diversified experience having played various senior roles in the information science and technology and being instrumental in implementing solutions in niche technology verticals. His international projects include work in Singapore, New Zealand, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE, and India. He has graduated from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago.
Bill Vorhies, President & COO
Bill is COO of Data-Magnum and a founding member of the American Institute of Big Data Professionals (AIBDP). Prior to joining Data-Magnum Bill was President of Predictive Modeling, LLC. which since 2001 has offered advanced predictive analytics as a service. His experience in predictive data modeling covers ecommerce, scientific and engineering applications, financial markets forecasting, financial services and insurance, manufacturing, sports, healthcare, and the public sector.
Bill brings over 25 years of general management consulting and technology development experience including six years as Director and Senior Consulting Manager in Big 4 firms, and three years as Managing Director of the consulting practice at J.D. Power & Associates.
In industry Bill served as a senior executive in Fortune 500 and other private sector companies including having been General Manager of General Motors Military Sales and COO of a technology startup. He is a graduate of Princeton University.
Bob Samuels, Chief – Strategic Alliances
Bob is a a Business Development executive with extensive experience in revenue generation efforts and attention to margin and profitability. His strengths include prospecting, negotiating, developing and maintaining strategic partnerships and mutually beneficial business relationships.