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Michele Chambers
General Manager & VP Analytic Solutions, Netezza, an IBM Company

Michele is an entrepreneurial executive with 20 years of technology experience and is the General Manager & Vice President of Analytic Solutions at Netezza, an IBM Company. The Analytic Solutions team is responsible for working with customers to fully exploit the IBM Netezza appliance via scalable, high performance advanced analytics on IBM Netezza's parallel computing platform. Michele's passion is helping companies identify new areas to apply analytics, especially optimization, that drive high business value and create sustainable differentiation in the market. In her spare time, Michele, who is a single mother, loves to show her precocious tween the world and challenge him to make the world a better place by applying his mathematical talents to solve real world problems.

Real Innovators driving Real Value using IBM Netezza for Big Data Analytics

March 6, 2012 | by Michele Chambers, General Manager & VP Analytic Solutions, Netezza, an IBM Company
Digital Media companies are more than just marketing leaders. They are marketing innovators! In fact, when I think about the marketing service providers, content publishers and gaming firms we’ve talked to or worked with over the years, it’s easy to realize that they have been doing Big Data...

Big data analytics supercharging enterprise interest in R

February 27, 2012 | by Michele Chambers, General Manager & VP Analytic Solutions, Netezza, an IBM Company
The buzz around big data is driving further interest in the entire analytics market.  Applying analytics to big data is the driver behind creating new, game-changing business value for enterprises. New analytic techniques and tools are being introduced into the enterprise to help spur on the big...

Analytic Innovators – Recognizing our favorite customers and collaborators

June 20, 2011 | by Michele Chambers, General Manager & VP Analytic Solutions, Netezza, an IBM Company
I wanted to take a moment to recognize our “Analytic Innovators”.  These companies have leveraged analytics with their IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances in truly innovative and game-changing ways.  These individuals are more than customers.  For us, they are our closest and most valued...

Big Data. Is it all equal?

June 2, 2011 | by Michele Chambers, General Manager & VP Analytic Solutions, Netezza, an IBM Company
There is a huge diversity of data generating sources today, the Internet, sensors, operational systems, field systems, shop floor systems, etc.  All this data enters into a pipeline of data flowing into corporations that can clog up even the most sophisticated of companies. Do we need it all? Is it...

Sipping from the Firehose: Advanced Analytics holds the key to insight for CMOs

May 3, 2011 | by Michele Chambers, General Manager & VP Analytic Solutions, Netezza, an IBM Company
CMOs today are inundated with massive quantities of data from external data providers and internal systems. Yet the still strive to find elusive answers to these questions: What new product can we introduce that will address new highly profitable emerging markets we’d like to enter? If we...