Michele Chambers is an entrepreneurial executive with over 25 years of industry experience. As the Chief Strategy Officer at Revolution Analytics, Michele is responsible for corporate strategy, product management and product marketing. Michele's passion is helping companies identify new areas to apply analytics that drive high business value and create sustainable differentiation in the market. Michele was formerly the GM & VP Big Data Analytics at IBM. Her team was responsible for working with customers to fully exploit the IBM Big Data platform including the IBM Netezza appliance via scalable, high performance advanced analytics on IBM Netezza's massively parallel computing platform. Michele was responsible for guiding the vision, strategy, sales and go-to-market for IBM Netezza Analytics. Michele is the co-author of “Big Data Big Analytics” (Wiley) that helps businesses and IT managers/executives understand the value of big data through practical use case stories along with consumable descriptions of the enabling technology. She holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Nova Southeastern University and an MBA from Duke University.