Robert Stackowiak is a Data & Artificial Intelligence Architect and Technology Business Strategist at the Microsoft Technology Center in Chicago. He regularly conducts executive briefings, business discovery workshops, and technology architecture sessions with many of North America’s most leading-edge companies across a variety of industries and with government agencies. Bob has also spoken at numerous industry conferences internationally, served as a guest instructor at various universities, and is an author of several books including “Remaining Relevant in Your Tech Career: When Change is the Only Constant” (Apress), “Architecting the Industrial Internet” (Packt Publishing), “Big Data and the Internet of Things: Enterprise Architecture for a New Age” (Apress), “Oracle Big Data Handbook” (Oracle Press), and “Oracle Essentials” (O’Reilly Media). He joined Microsoft in May 2016 after a 20-year career at Oracle where he was most recently Executive Director of Big Data. You can follow him on Twitter @rstackow and / or read his articles and posts on LinkedIn.