Wayne Eckerson has been a thought leader in the business intelligence and analytics field since
the early 1990s. He is a sought-after consultant and noted speaker who thinks critically, writes
clearly and presents persuasively about complex topics. Eckerson has conducted many groundbreaking
research studies and written two widely read books: The Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights
from Information Insiders and Performance Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing
Your Business. He is currently working on a book about data governance.
Eckerson is an industry analyst at TechTarget and principal consultant of Eckerson Group, a
business-technology consulting firm that helps business leaders use data and technology to drive
better insights and actions. His team provides cutting-edge information and advice on business
intelligence, performance management, data warehousing and big data.
For many years, Wayne served as director of education and research at The Data Warehousing
Institute, where he oversaw the company's research and training programs and chaired its BI
Executive Summit. He also served previously as an industry analyst at the Patricia Seybold