Michael Schiff

Mr. Michael Schiff

Founder and Principal Analyst, MAS Strategies


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Council Member Biography

Michael Schiff is the Founder and Principal Analyst of MAS Strategies, providing consulting services to data warehouse vendors, companies implementing BI technology, and major industry analyst firms. He has authored reports for firms including IDC and Heavy Reading. Previously, Mr. Schiff was Vice President of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence at Current Analysis. He specializes in data integration, data quality, database technology and business intelligence. He has over 35 years of experience as a vendor, developer, user and consultant in analyzing, developing, marketing and implementing operational and analytical software solutions. Mr. Schiff has appeared in publications including Computerworld, InformationWeek and The Wall Street Transcript. He is knowledgeable on companies including Actuate, IBM (and acquisitions including Cognos, Netezza, and SPSS), Informatica, Microsoft, MicroStrategy, Oracle, QlikTech, SAP (and acquisitions including Business Objects and Sybase), SAS, Tableau, Teradata, and Tibco. He frequently speaks at industry events and is often quoted by business and trade publications. In addition to technology background, he has a strong background in financial issues and is a Certified Financial Planner(R). (This is me - Update Profile)


Employment History

2002 - Unspecified
Founder and Principal Analyst, MAS Strategies
1997 - 2005
Vice President - Data Warehousing and Intelligence, CURRENT ANALYSIS, INC.
1996 - 1997
Executive Director - Advanced Decision Support, ORACLE CORPORATION
1990 - 1996
Director, SOFTWARE AG
1979 - 1990
Marketing Executive, Digital Equipment Corporation