I am a results-oriented Data Architect. It's not just a vocation, it's my passion. As a data steward, I have diverse industry expertise with all aspects of Information Lifecycle Management (ILM). I am recognized as a subject matter expert for almost anything "data", including data architecture, SQL Server, Oracle, performance management, HP Vertica, NoSQL, and storage. I also have leadership experience in agile software development environments as a certified PMP. I possess extensive experience liaising with executives and stakeholders to assess goals and devise solutions to business problems. In a constantly changing online world I make it my avocation to discover and leverage new ways of making information profitable.
Data is one of your company's most valuable assets. I can help you make the most of it.
I share my expertise through my blog at www.davewentzel.com/blog.
Financial Services, Healthcare, Construction, Rich Media, and MSO (Multiple System Operator)
In an industry filled with people who can do what other people can do, Dave strikes his own path - he is a thinker, he is a passionate advocate, and he is tirelessly dedicated to delivering great solutions. Dave has new ideas that are not just about incremental improvements. He's taken one of our major systems at Rovi and helped turn it from an engineering problem into a model of how to do things right. That isn't always easy, and advocating for his ideas with vigor and poise helped turn the project the right way - Dave never gives up if something is the right thing to do. Through it all there is always the work. Some people just want to talk about it, but that's not enough. Dave sees it through and gets it done. All in all a pleasure to work with and I hope we'll have a long joint relationship. (View on LinkedIn)
Dave helped our organization partition and tune our SQL database. He also provided SQL scripts we use to synchronize hundreds of databases we manage throughout the country. We look forward to continuing to work with Dave as we redesign and streamline our database architecture. (View on LinkedIn)
Dave is a top-notch Oracle/SQL Server DBA! His skills span from quickly understanding complex SQL to identifying SAN issues or RDBMS config problems.
Dave communicated wonderfully with clients at Siemens and his customer focus was unsurpassed, regularly going above and beyond where other developers may back away. It was my privilege working with Dave during his tenure at Siemens; I learned so much! Thanks Dave for all you did helping Siemens Medical products be successful.
Dave Wentzel is one of the sharpest database professionals I've ever come across.
In my experience with Dave, he consistently demonstrated an aptitude and willingness to do what was necessary well beyond the vast majority of engineers.
I highly recommend Dave and I hope that at some point in the future our paths will cross again.