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Mike King

Enterprise Technologist, Big Data

Mike has 33+ years of core IT experience including stints at FedEx, Xerox, Autozone, IBM and some boutique consulting firms.  Roles have included solution architecture, enterprise architecture, data architecture, technology management, data management, DBA, analytics, data warehousing, data governance, performance & tuning, system administration & programming.

Mike has been a presenter at Oracle Open World, Enterprise Data World,  International Sybase User Group & MidSouth DAMA.

While at FedEx he led POCs for Big Data, EA tools, databases. archiving & database tools.  Mike served as the technical lead for the Strategic Technology Applications group & led the database productization effort architecting and delivering FedEx's initial DBaaS offering for Oracle on Linux.  He also architected the 2nd generation solution that is still in use today.  Mike served as a domain architect in the customer service space for an application rationalization effort.  He also chaired the Data Architecture Council & authored the database strategy for several years.

Mike's current focus is on Big Data, solution architecture, Hadoop, machine learning and their application to solve business problems.

Mike has an MBA from the University of Rochester and a B.S. in Computer Science & Applied Math from the State University of New York @ Albany.

Mike's other interests include knowledge management, wikis, MDM, data quality, metadata, automation & competitive intelligence.

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