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I'm Bharathkumar Annamalai

Senior Business Intelligence Architect and Director

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Senior Business Intelligence Leader with a successful track record of managing and building Data Warehouse and BI Applications from conceptualization to implementation. Diplomatic and tactful with IT professionals and business clients at all levels. Planned and structured resources necessary to sustain growth of client base. Effective Business Users Engagement. A core member of the organizations Ideas and Innovations as Innovation Campaign Manager.

Professional Skills

Business Intelligence 99%
MicroStrategy 99%
Data Warehousing 95%
Teradata 95%
Oracle 95%
Vendor Management 90%
PL/SQL 95%
SDLC 90%
SQL 95%
Microsoft SQL Server 90%
Web Applications 90%
Mobile Applications 90%

Work Experience

May 2013 - Present

Vonage

Senior BI Architect and Manager

Senior BI Architect and Manager at Vonage, responsible for the assessment of business requirements, collection and identification of technical specifications, and the subsequent development of technology solutions that require development to be viable (i.e., business applications, LOB applications, workflow systems, purchased applications, developed applications and applications integration).

August 2012 - April 2013

Vonage

BI Architect

Developing technology specifications and ensuring that new technology solutions are designed for optimal access and usefulness, and leveraging existing technologies when possible
Applying architectural and engineering concepts to design a solution that meets operational requirements, such as scalability, maintainability, security, reliability, extensibility, flexibility, availability and manageability

March 2012 - August 2011

Kohl's Department Stores

BI Architect/ Microstrategy

Customer Iteration project involves building reports and Dashboards in Microstrategy with Teradata as a backend solution. Architecting and designing reports and dashboards for the marketing intelligence group.

Mobile iPad Application:
Designing and developing iPad application enhancements with multiple panels, detail and summary level metrics accessing map widget.

August 2009 - March 2012

Nordstrom

Technology Lead

Intergrated Buy Plan project involved Building reports in Microstrategy with Teradata as a backend solution. These reports helped buyers have a look at the plan and actual data side by side in a customer centric view.

Major Event Support project involved modifying the interface to accommodate daily reporting of the event to avoid data latency.

October 2008 - August 2009

Infosys

Senior Software Engineer

Client: Nordstrom Inc.

These projects involved different planning applications like Merchandise Financial Planning, Direct Supplier Planning,Direct Item Planning and Retek Demand Forecasting.

March 2007 – September 2008

Infosys

Senior Software Engineer

Client: Nordstrom Inc.

This project involved developing a web application(online/offline) for their online order processing for different merchants even though they are connected offline with Nordstrom network and thus replacing excel based order processing mechanisms.

August 2006 – March 2007

GISbiz

Software Developer

Developed a web application for their Real-estate acquisition stages tracking at various places in Washington State. The project included understanding WSDOT's existing acquisition processes and developing online applications.

Education

2002 – 2006

Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Science and Engineering

Anna University

2000 – 2002

Higher Secondary School

Mount Saint Joseph Higher Secondary School

1996 - 2000

High School

Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School

References

  • Bharath is highly seasoned BI professional with deep technical knowledge using MicroStrategy and other BI Platforms. During his time at DataFactZ, he was responsible to work on a high paced project and implemented complex solutions to our customer. He was rewarded several times for his outstanding performance and efforts. We would be pleased and honored to work with him again in the future

    Krishna Kallakuri Founder and CEO at DataFactZ
  • Bharath is an extraordinary Business Intelligence Lead/Architect. He possesses a rare combination of substantial business acumen and deep technical expertise. His ability to quickly adapt to new business processes, and to then develop a pragmatic strategic vision and deliver on that with cutting edge technical solutions makes him an invaluable asset to anyone looking to improve through Business Intelligence. A valuable asset.

    Rick Cascadden VP, Sales at DataFactZ
  • As a Business Intelligence (BI) Architect consultant specialized in MicroStrategy Bharath provided leadership in BI about the right way of implementing strategic and tactical BI solutions, took ownership of get things done, guided peers about improvements and establishing repeatable process. Bharath was on TOP of project activities and an eye on latest and greatest BI technology trends in market. I strongly recommend Bharath for any client and will be very happy to work with him in future because he adds value to projects.

    Sai S. Vinnakota, PMP Sr. Project Manager at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Bharath is a very dedicated and detailed oriented person who always strives for perfection. He has a great grasp of BI architecture/tools which has proved valuable in multiple projects. He supported developers at onsite and offshore and delivered projects on time. His technical leadership and architecture skill helped every project he works. He has a very calm demeanor and a cool head which is very essential for his role. I wish him luck in all his future endeavors!

    Ramu Jayakumar Architect / Sr Engineer - Enterprise Information Services
  • Bharathkumar is a quick learner and very good team person. He has strong technical and domain skills.He handled complex Microstrategy reports and DW solutions. He can handle complex situations pretty well. I would always like to work with him.

    Vijayanarayanan Ramanujam Sr. Technical Project Manager at Infosys
  • Bharath added significant value to the data warehouse project that we worked on together. He has expertise in data warehousing with an understanidng of oth Inmon and Kimball. And, he is a certified expert with Microstrategy (!). He works well on a team while being quite capable of directing himself and most importantly, finding solutions. He is a pleasure to work with!

    Micheal Schwartz UC System Data Architect at University of California, Office of the President
  • Bharat is one of the quick learners I have seen. Give a task to him and you do not need to worry, it will get done with highest quality. he continues to keep up with the technology by taking certifications which not many people does.

    Rajesh lakshman Senior Project Manager at HCL Technologies
  • Bharath is a self starter that will learn new technologies and quickly become the expert. I would not hesitate to hire him again.

    Jana Rasmussen Group Program Manager at Nordstrom
  • Bharath is always enthusiastic, decicated to his work, loves challenges, and has a strong will to move forward. Adding to his strong professional qualities, Bharath has a good personality which makes him a good team player, and a person you'd love to work with.

    Renita George Software Engineer at Ansaldo STS
  • Bharat was reporting to me when he was working for the Merchandising, Planning and other Supply Chain Areas for a high end fashion retailer. He has a good knowledge on DotNet, SQL Server, Oracle and also has a good hold on the Retail domain. He has an excellent bottomline and takes the task to completion independently and delivers with high quality. He also is a very fast learner and has been flexible to take up assignments and responsibilities given to him.

    Bindu Mahesh PMP® Program Manager at JDA Software
  • Bharath has a special talent to take new challenges to grow himself in the career front. He has efficiently learned and implemented different technologies in our project and proved himself at every step.

    Kadambini chillara Information Technology and Services Professional
  • He is dynamic and more flexible in nature to adopt a new technologies and platform in short period, and give a solution what people exactly needs.

    Kantha Moorthy Selvam Technical Architect

Certifications

Smiley face MicroStrategy University

  • Microstrategy Certified Project Designer
  • Microstrategy Certified Report Developer
  • Microstrategy Certified Document Developer

Smiley faceOracle Corporation

  • Oracle Certified SQL Developer

Smiley face Teradata Corporation

  • Teradata Certified Advanced SQL Developer

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Opportunities Bharathkumar is looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board

Causes Bharathkumar cares about:

  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights

Honors & Awards

Most Valuable Player

Infosys Technologies

January 2011

Won the Most valuable player award for the projects and initiatives at Retail vertical that I worked for which includes for mentoring the team and winning the white paper contest at Retail level with in the company.

My Interests

Interested in outdoor activities. Spending time in my agriculture farm is the top most satisfying time spent.

  • Bicycling
  • Watch Movies
  • Cricket
  • Shopping
  • Playing Tennis
  • Playing Bowling
  • Swimming

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