Tamara Dull is the Director of Emerging Technologies for SAS Best Practices, a thought leadership team at SAS Institute. Through key industry engagements and provocative articles and publications, she delivers a pragmatic perspective on big data, the internet of things, open source, privacy and cybersecurity. Tamara began her high-tech journey long before the internet was born, and has held both technical and management positions for multiple technology vendors, consultancies and a non-profit. Her latest publication is "A Non-Geek's A-to-Z Guide to the Internet of Things." Tamara is listed in the IoT Institute's "25 Most Influential Women in IoT" and Onalytica's Big Data Top 100 Influencers and Brands lists for the last three years. She is also an advisory board member for the Internet of Things Community. Visit her website.