Sara Gardner is Chief Technology Officer for Hitachi Insight Group. She collaborates with engineering, research, strategy and business teams across the Hitachi group of companies to drive both Internet of Things and Big Data technology strategy.
Prior to her current role, Sara was a founding executive of the US IoT business unit and has been with Hitachi for 5 years. Overall she has close to 30 years of experience in the Tech industry working primarily in data management and analytics. Her expertise includes Big Data, IoT, Data Warehousing, Analytics, Storage and Cloud. Prior to HDS she held Product Management, Strategy and Product Marketing leadership positions at Oracle, HP and Ingres.
She holds a Computer Science degree from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.