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Rob Hamel, Vice President, Service Delivery

Rob has been managing and designing database solutions for over 17 years. His skills in production engineering and data architecture solve complex problems for customers, allowing their systems to scale as their business grows.

Rob’s role as leader of the Pythian Consulting Group and our Service Delivery team is critical to our clients’ success. He has over ten years experience with Pythian and is well known to many of our clients as a technical contributor and long-time natural leader of the team. Rob keeps Pythian’s leadership culture strong with his strong team-building skills, focus on service quality and his customer-first orientation.

Rob is a community leader, industry speaker and blogger. He has managed small and large projects and teams in his long history of technical experience, specializing in data modeling, data warehousing, application architecture and application performance tuning.

Prior to Pythian, Rob was a database consultant who helped many organizations maximize their database infrastructure investment, mentoring many people along the way. He worked in the Canadian Public Service as a development and data administrator in various Federal departments. He enjoys canoeing, snowshoeing and kayaking, makes his own authentic Canadian maple syrup and dabbles in woodworking.

Rob’s recommended reading:

The Data Warehouse Toolkit, by Ralph Kimball
Show Me The Numbers, by Stephen Few
How to Measure Anything, by Douglas Hubbard
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery, by Gary Rogowski

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Board memberships:

Ottawa Oracle Users Group (OOUG)