Bob has been working on the design and delivery of complex large-scale data solutions for more than 20 years. Since working at parallel computing pioneer Thinking Machines, Bob has been leveraging leading-edge technologies to solve challenging business problems for the worlds leading Financial, Insurance, Pharmaceutical and Retail firms.
After studying Electrical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Bob began his career at Prime Computer, working in the Integrated Circuit Technology group. Subsequent to Prime, Bob joined Thinking Machines in Cambridge where he held several roles from Systems Integration, Development to Field Services. After Thinking machines, Bob partnered with Stephen Brobst and built a leading Data Warehouse consulting firm called Strategic Technologies & Systems which was later purchased by Teradata. Bob then joined an early start up named Knowledge Stream Partners that focused on delivering business intelligence to the fingertips of decision makers. Knowledge Stream Partners was acquired by Exchange Applications in 2000.
In the 10 years prior to starting Podium Data, a Qlik company, Bob Vecchione built strong partnerships with, among others, Teradata, Ab Initio, and Oracle, and delivered industry-leading solutions to many large enterprises including Travelers, American Express, JP Morgan Chase, Staples, and Bank of America.
Bob is recognized as an industry leader in the design, architecture, and implementation of large-scale data systems.