Stephen Brobst is the chief technology officer of Teradata Corporation, where he helps companies use business intelligence technology in competitive business environments. Regarded as a leading expert in data warehousing, he successfully launched three start-up companies related to high-end database management products and services in the data warehousing and e-business marketplaces: Tanning Technology Corporation (IPO on NASDAQ), NexTek Solutions (acquired by IBM) and Strategic Technologies & Systems (acquired by NCR). Brobst has also taught graduate courses at Boston University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and continues as a frequent guest lecturer at MIT and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Brobst has served as an advisor to the National Academy of Sciences in the area of IT workforce development and also served in Barack Obama’s first term as a member of the President’s Innovation and Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC), a working group of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). He co-authored Building a Data Warehouse for Decision Support (Prentice Hall) and is working on a book on active data warehousing for the real-time enterprise.