Ace Info Solutions
Kansas City Local User Group
St. Louis Local User Group
Dan currently works as a task manager for Ace Info Solutions for the USDA in Kansas City, Missouri. He works with the federal leads to assist in training and using of all of the HP testing tools. Dan has also worked to setup the current automation process and procedures for the USDA where it comes to the HP products used, to include all reporting using OTA and Rest server.
Prior to working for the USDA, he was at Sprint/Nextel working as a testing lead/manager for 6 years putting process and procedures in place. Dan was also key in starting some of the automation for the Digital Lounge testing for Sprint.com. Working for Amdocs, Dan was one of the key people that performed over 8 conversions into the Amdocs billing systems from other various systems with a 98% accuracy rate. Dan prides himself in not having a single major defect going into production from areas that he has tested in the past 12 years.
Serving the HP Software Community, Dan volunteers as the Chapter Leader for the Kansas City and St Louis Vivit chapters. He is working to revive the Kansas City Chapter; the first Kansas City Chapter meeting for 2014 had over 40 people attend in person and virtually.
Director: Digital and Big Data Analytics
HP Global Analytics
Big Data Special Interest Group Leader
Pramod is one of the leaders of the Vivit Big Data Special Interest Group. He is Director of Digital and Big Data Analytics at HP Global Analytics. He has more than 18 years of leadership experience in design and implementation of analytics solutions. Pramod has been with HP since 2000 in different roles. For the last thirteen years at HP, Pramod has lead advanced analytics teams in areas of customer knowledge management, e- business , global business intelligence in IT and digital analytics at Hewlett-Packard. Before joining HP, Pramod worked at Wal-Mart’s Information systems. Here he designed and developed advanced assortment planning system, a technology that revolutionized the store assortment practices for Wal-Mart. Pramod has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Arkansas and an MBA in Marketing, and he is author of several published papers and regular speaker at international conferences.