Randy Thomasson is a Big Data Solution Lead with Dell EMC Professional Services where he provides thought leadership, strategy and technical guidance for the Dell EMC portfolio of solutions and services for Big Data. He has been with the Dell EMC family of businesses since 2011, Working in leadership and senior architecture roles with VMware, Pivotal and EMC Professional Services. Prior to that, Randy spent over 20 years in a variety of senior management and technical roles spanning industries including aerospace, banking/financial services, health care, insurance, manufacturing, public sector, retail, technology, telecom and travel while working for companies like Boeing, Cap Gemini and IBM Global Services. In that time, Randy has gained valuable insight and perspective on a wide range of challenges faced by customers working to transform their business. Randy makes his home in the beautiful Pacific Northwest where he is an avid nature and landscape photographer.