QlikWorld 2022 Speakers

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Panel Discussion

Dr. Poppy Crum

Visionary Futurist and Neuroscientist

Dr. Poppy Crum is a visionary futurist and neuroscientist whose work sits at the intersection of technology advancement and human evolution. Highly regarded in both the technology sector and academic circles, she is an Adjunct Professor in Computer Research at Stanford University, the Chief Technology Officer at Trimble Navigation, and former Chief Scientist at Dolby Laboratories.

Dr. Kate Darling

Leading Expert in Robot Ethics

A leading expert in robot ethics, Dr. Kate Darling is a research specialist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, where she investigates social robotics and conducts experimental studies on human-robot interaction. 

Nicholas Thompson

Atlantic CEO and former editor-in-chief of WIRED Editor

Nicholas' bold, brilliant takes on the complex relationship between ethics, tech, business, politics, and society continuously shape the nation’s understanding of the world around them. In new talks, he blueprints what life will look like after COVID—how privacy, labor, business, and human connection will be irrevocably altered, and how individuals and organizations can poise themselves to thrive.

Panel host - Rick Jackson

Chief Marketing Officer at Qlik

Rick leads global marketing strategy and execution as Qlik continues to build upon its leadership position in the growing data and analytics market. A technologist at heart, he has more than 25 years of experience marketing software and services to businesses and consumers in the technology industry. Rick joined Qlik from Rackspace where he was CMO and a member of the company’s senior leadership team. Prior to Rackspace, he served as CMO at VMware, where he was responsible for leading the company’s global marketing strategy since early 2009. In addition, Rick has led marketing organizations at Borland Software, BEA Systems and NetGravity, among others.

Qlik General Session Speakers

Mike Capone

Chief Executive Officer at Qlik

Mike leads Qlik’s mission to create a data-literate world, one where people, businesses, organizations and governments tackle their most complex challenges with data. Prior to Qlik, Mike was the COO of Medidata Solutions, a publicly-traded provider of SaaS analytics solutions to the healthcare, life sciences and pharma markets. There he played a significant role in the company’s product development, data science, professional services and go-to-market operations, guiding its strategy to provide a comprehensive cloud platform that leverages data and analytics to transform clinical trials.

James Fisher

Chief Product Officer at Qlik

James leads the global product team that drives Qlik’s vision, product and innovation strategy, messaging, thought leadership and go-to-market strategies. James has two decades of experience in global software and consulting businesses focusing on analytics, performance management, finance and mobile solutions. Prior to joining Qlik, he ran product marketing for analytics, mobile and finance solutions at SAP. He also previously held various marketing and consulting roles at BusinessObjects, Cartesis and PwC.

Mike Potter

Chief Technology Officer at Qlik

Mike Potter is responsible for leading Qlik’s R&D and Information Technology organizations. Since joining Qlik in 2014, Mike scaled the R&D team and played a critical role in designing and building innovative products and transforming the delivery cadence, from one major product launch a year, to multiple product releases delivered throughout the year.

Previously, Mike worked at Cognos for thirteen years, and was one of the originators of Cognos Business Intelligence products. After IBM’s acquisition of Cognos, he spent six years with the company leading global development organizations for Financial Performance Management and BI across the various Cognos product lines. 

Josh Good

Vice President Product Marketing, Data Analytics

In his role as Vice President, Product Marketing Data Analytics at Qlik, Josh is responsible to drive product marketing, messaging, go-to-market strategies and thought leadership for Qlik’s Data Analytics business. Josh has spent over a decade in the BI and analytics space, as a customer, seller and marketer. In all his roles, he has been a leader in business transformation and innoviation, most recently focusing on Qlik’s transformation from a on-premise software company to a cloud based software as a service provider. He is well known for his engaging personal presentation style and rich demos.

Prior to Qlik, Josh led business intelligence and analytics projects at a premium outdoor clothing company. He also has experience in government acquisitions and biomechanical research. 

Elif Tutuk

Vice President, Innovation and Design at Qlik

Elif leads a team of scientists and engineers focusing on emerging technologies and new ideas to drive innovation at Qlik. She is has a diverse background including product management, product design, development and research. With 15+ years of experience in BI and Analytics, she is passionate about analytics, innovating with data and augmenting human intelligence with the power of analytics.

Kathy Hickey

Vice President, Product Management at Qlik

Kathy Hickey is a professional software Product Manager with more than 20 years of experience managing complex software product portfolios. She currently leads the Product Management team at Qlik responsible for managing the full portfolio of Qlik software. She works closely with customers helping them achieve their business goals leveraging Qlik solutions to enable their data and analytics pipeline resulting in increased data literacy across the organization. Prior to Qlik, Kathy worked at CA Technologies managing portfolios across Security (Identity and Access Management), Infrastructure Management, and Virtualization and Automation. She has managed both on premise and SaaS solutions across all stages in the product lifecycle and is well versed in Agile Development methodologies.

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