Shawn Rogers is Chief Research Officer for Statistica. Shawn is an internationally recognized thought leader, speaker, author and instructor on the topics of big data, analytics, cloud, data integration, data warehousing and social analytics. Shawn has more than 19 years of hands-on IT experience. Prior to joining Dell he was Vice President of Research for Business Intelligence and Analytics at Enterprise Management Associates, a leading analyst firm. He co-founded the BeyeNETWORK, a global publication covering business intelligence, data warehousing and analytics. He was also a partner at DMReview magazine.