Chris Twogood is Vice President of Product and Services Marketing for Teradata Corporation. He is responsible for marketing Teradata products (database, utilities, and platform), Aster Products and Hadoop as well as Teradata services (professional and customer services), plus technical field sales support teams. Chris has twenty-five years of experience. Chris has extensive experience in the computer industry specializing in Data Warehousing, Decision Support, Customer Management and Appliance platforms. He started his career with NCR in retail Point of Sale solutions (POS), and then moved to AT&T to manage channel development and strategic partners. Then Chris joined Teradata. At Teradata Chris has had roles that span Strategy, Application Definition, Marketing, Product Requirements/Management, Platform Solutions and Product Marketing. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University at Long Beach with an emphasis in Marketing. He resides in San Diego.