Director of Emerging Technologies, SAS Best Practices
Tamara Dull is the Director of Emerging Technologies for SAS Best Practices, a thought leadership organization at SAS Institute. Through engaging publications, rich media and industry engagements, she delivers a pragmatic perspective on topics including big data, privacy, and the Internet of Things. She was recently listed as #13 on the Big Data 2015: Top 100 Influencers and Brands list.
Tamara has been in the high tech industry for 30 years, and has held positions in enterprise training, consulting, software development, marketing, and IT, product, and executive management. She uses her unique blend of data-rich experience, market understanding and technical prowess to educate and entertain data professionals on the how-to’s, best practices, and trends in today’s emerging marketplace.
As a pioneer in social media and online strategy, Tamara has established dynamic social marketing and collaboration initiatives. Prior to SAS, she provided strategic marketing and branding leadership and online media expertise for a management consulting firm, helmed a major release of a high-tech startup’s enterprise collaboration software suite, and developed a website application in her role as co-founder of a nonprofit.
Tamara regularly writes and blogs for SAS, SmartData Collective and The Cyberista Says at tamaradull.com. Two popular publications include The Big Data E-book: A Tale of Customer Loyalty and Going SoLoMo and A Non-Geek’s Big Data Playbook: Hadoop and the Enterprise Data Warehouse.