Dr. Paul Barth is the Global Head of Data Literacy for Qlik. Dr. Barth joined Qlik as CEO of Podium Data, which was acquired by Qlik in 2018 to create a next generation integrated data and analytics platform. He has spent decades developing advanced data and analytics solutions for Fortune 100 companies, and is a recognized thought-leader on business-driven data strategies and best practices. Prior to founding Podium Data, Paul co-founded NewVantage Partners, a boutique consultancy advising C-level executives at leading banking, investment, and insurance firms. Through his leadership roles at Schlumberger, Thinking Machines, Epsilon, Tessera, and iXL, Dr. Barth led the discovery and development of parallel processing and AI technologies to dramatically accelerate and simplify data management and analytics. Dr. Barth holds a Masters in Artificial Intelligence from Yale University, and PhD in Parallel Computing from MIT.