Shane Gibson

AgileBI Coach | Founder | Speaker | Author | Architect
AgileBI Coach

Shane has worked in the Business Intelligence, Data and Analytics domain since 1996 in various roles from pre-sales roles with major international software companies, founding a multi-million dollar Business Intelligence consultancy in 2008 and co-founding a Software as a Service AgileData startup in 2019.

Since 2013 Shane’s focus has been coaching New Zealand teams on how to deliver Data and Analytics using an AgileBI mindset and patterns.  He started sharing his experience using this approach in 2016 on the AgileBI.Guru website.

Shane has coached or trained Data and Analytics teams in both private and public organisations such as ANZ Bank, Tertiary Education Commission, New Zealand Transport Agency, Department of Corrections, Accident Compensation Corporation, PowerCo and Contact Energy, 

DataOps Delivery

Shane has worked in the Business Intelligence, Data and Analytics domain since 1996 in various roles from pre-sales roles with major international software companies, founding a multi-million dollar Business Intelligence consultancy in 2008 and co-founding a Software as a Service AgileData startup in 2019.

He worked for over 10 years in principal pre-sales roles for both SAS and Oracle.  In 2008 he founded OptimalBI, where he worked with a myriad of traditional and modern technologies including Oracle, SAS, Microsoft, Attunity, AWS, Azure, Yellowfin, Qlik, Tableau and MapR.

In 2018 Shane founded PitchBlack to enable him to help organisations deliver a DataOps mindset,

Big Data Architect

Shane has worked in the Business Intelligence, Data and Analytics domain since 1996 in various roles from pre-sales roles with major international software companies, founding a multi-million dollar Business Intelligence consultancy in 2008 and co-founding a Software as a Service AgileData startup in 2019.

He worked for over 10 years in principal pre-sales roles for both SAS and Oracle.  In 2008 he founded OptimalBI, where he worked with a myriad of traditional and modern technologies including Oracle, SAS, Microsoft, Attunity, AWS, Azure, Yellowfin, Qlik, Tableau and MapR.

In 2018 Shane founded PitchBlack to enable him to assist organisations adopt Big Data Platforms, leveraging the power those platforms provide, while minimising the risks that are inherent with deploying a new breed of technologies.