Rahul Shiyekar is the Practice Head for Architecture & Design at the Global Delivery Center, Teradata. Rahul has 25 plus years of IT experience. He has been with Teradata since 2007 and was a Teradata customer for three years prior to that. At Teradata, Rahul has started, led and grown high performance teams in areas of Solution Architecture, Competitive Benchmarks and Performance & Workload Management. He has played the roles of a Data Warehouse Architect, Product Manager, Data Modeler and Software Developer in previous organizations in the USA. Rahul has a Masters of Science degree from The University of Texas at Austin.