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Make Data Work
5–7 May, 2015 • London, UK
Rick Farnell

Rick Farnell
Think Big, A Teradata Company

As co-founder of Think Big, Rick brings 20 years experience in scaling global services organizations. He’s responsible for Think Big’s international business. Previously Rick directed a global division within Sun Microsystems. In 2009 he led Sun’s open source software go-to-market strategy with Amazon Web Services. On Sun’s leadership team, Rick helped integrate the acquisitions of SeeBeyond and mySQL. In the 90’s Rick was the first senior hire into C-Bridge, where helped develop their RAPID consulting methodology. His leadership helped scale C-bridge to over 900 consultants in three years and to a successful IPO in 1999.


9:25–9:35 Wednesday, 6/05/2015
Keynotes, Sponsored
Location: King's Suite
Rick Farnell (Think Big, A Teradata Company)
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