Steve Holder,
National Practice Lead, Analytics
SAS Canada

As National Practice Lead Analytics for SAS Canada Steve Holder is responsible for driving the analytics solution strategy in Canada; providing thought leadership for the Analytics and Big Data portfolio.

A Canadian analytics evangelist Steve has seen first-hand how the use of analytics can help customers solve the most intractable problems; make the best decisions possible and unearth new opportunities. Steve’s passion is making technology make sense for everyone regardless of their technical skillset.

With over two decades of software industry experience, spanning: management, solutions architecture, presales and sales, Steve brings alignment and consistent execution across SAS’ enterprise, small and medium business segment and channel customers.

Prior to joining SAS in 2014 Steve was regional delivery director at IBM and Director of solution strategy at SAP. Steve received his Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University and lives in Toronto with his wife and two daughters. During his spare time he enjoys traveling, cycling, skiing and spending time outdoors.

Steve tweets at @holdersmTO and can be emailed at


Date & Time:
Oct. 20, 2016. 8:00am – 9:15am

Location: The Fairmont Royal York, Salon 2 – 19th Floor
Cost: Complimentary



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