Mr. Stout is the Senior Manager of the C Spire Business Intelligence Program. He currently manages the BusinessObjects environment connecting to Vertica, ORACLE, and Cloud data sources. He is the architect of the C Spire Business Intelligence Self-Service program. He has worked as programmer, business and systems requirements analyst, project manager, project director, and IT manager. He has worked with Informix, ORACLE, Netezza, HANA, and Vertica databases. The last twelve years have been in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing. Mr. Stout received a BS and MS from Mississippi State University. He is also a Project Management Professional (PMP®).