Becoming a Qlik Luminary isn’t just about better business practices. It’s about creating a better world—one in which data is harnessed to create beneficial changes, not just for their own organizations, but for others, too. Qlik Luminaries are constantly pushing the envelope, finding new and innovative ways to use, deploy and talk about Qlik solutions.

Meet the Qlik Luminary Class of 2019

Exclusive benefits

Enjoy these exclusive benefits of being a Qlik Luminary.

  • Education: Free access to state of the art Qlik training to sharpen your skills
  • Access: Exclusive engagements with R&D, Product Management, and Support teams
  • Community: Membership in a private Qlik Luminary community on Qlik Community
  • Insight: NDA briefings with Qlik product executives
  • Perks: VIP treatment, major discounts and special Luminary-only activities at Qlik events
  • Credibility: Qlik Luminary digital badges and featured profile on

How do I join?

A new class of Qlik Luminaries is accredited each year in January. Individuals with outstanding track records of continuous public advocacy of Qlik - willingness to share knowledge, community leadership, and a desire to make everyone they know in the Qlik ecosystem a huge success. Candidates must submit their own nomination to be considered.

What characterizes a Luminary?

  • Passionate about Qlik and widely recognized as a BI innovator and expert in his or her field
  • Active and consistently helpful on Qlik Community
  • Active on online forums, industry social networks, and/or organizational or personal blog
  • Willing to share best practices and knowledge at industry events, forums, in the press, and with industry analysts
  • Prolific content creator who creates or contributes to blogs, white papers, reviews, articles, videos, etc.

Class of 2019

Mika Ahtinen Qlik Luminary

Mika Ahtinen

Customer Success Manager,
Solteq Oyj

Emma Alexander Qlik Luminary

Emma Alexander

Head of Commercial Investment and Analytics,
Samsung Electronics
United Kingdom

Shrujan Amin Qlik Luminary

Shrujan Amin

Data Scientist,
Care Coordination Institute
United States

Greg Anderson Qlik Luminary

Greg Anderson

Senior Architect, Analytical Data Services,
United States

Jagan Mohan Rao Appala Qlik Luminary

Jagan Mohan Rao Appala

Data Visualization Engineer,
Autodesk Asia PTE LTD

John T. Ashley Qlik Luminary

John T. Ashley

Senior Vice President of Finance,
Cozen O'Connor
United States

Laura Ashworth Qlik Luminary

Laura Ashworth

BI Architect & Analyst,
Raymond James Inc
United States

Diego Barbosa de Souza Qlik Luminary

Diego Barbosa de Souza

Senior Business Analyst,
Resultados Digitais
Yara Brazil

Bernard Barnard Qlik Luminary

Bernard Barnard

BI Devops Manager,

George Beaton Qlik Luminary

George Beaton

Managing Director,
Hawklaw Consulting
United Kingdom

Ralf Becher Qlik Luminary

Ralf Becher

Managing Director,
TIQ Solutions GmbH

Beat Bechmann Qlik Luminary

Beat Bechmann

Senior Expert BI,
Deutsche Bahn AG

Alejandro Blaas Qlik Luminary

Alejandro Blaas

Deputy CTO,
ALD Automotive

Christophe Blanchet-Bardon Qlik Luminary

Christophe Blanchet-Bardon

Airbus DS SLC

Nick Blewden Qlik Luminary

Nick Blewden

Head of Data Product Development,
Lloyd's of London
United Kingdom

Brian Booden Qlik Luminary

Brian Booden

Managing Director,
DataGlow IT
United Kingdom

Carolin Borchert Qlik Luminary

Carolin Borchert

SDG Consulting AG

Ivan Bozov Qlik Luminary

Ivan Bozov

Procurement Intelligence Specialist,
Borealis AG

Thomas Brancazio Qlik Luminary

Thomas Brancazio

Business Analyst,
Ohio State University Physicians, Inc.
United States

Sean Bruton Qlik Luminary

Sean Bruton

Head of BI & Analytics
Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT)
United Kingdom

Matthieu Burel Qlik Luminary

Matthieu Burel

Smart Analytics Manager,


Dan Butcher Qlik Luminary

Dan Butcher

Sr. Business Analyst,
PECO, an Exelon Company

United States

Lu Chang Qlik Luminary

Lu Chang

PM & Senior Consultant,
Keyroads InfoTech (Shanghai) China


Ivan Chernitsyn Qlik Luminary

Ivan Chernitsyn

Head Of Data Governance Office,
Gazprom Neft PJSC


Matthew	Crowther Qlik Luminary

Matthew Crowther

United Kingdom

Steve Dark Qlik Luminary

Steve Dark

Quick Intelligence
United Kingdom

Daryl D

Daryl D'Cruz

Head of Data Innovation,
Samsung Europe

United Kingdom

Christopher Dean Qlik Luminary

Christopher Dean

Head of Business Intelligence & Analytics,
City Plumbing Supplies Holding Limited

United Kingdom

Jonathan Dowey Qlik Luminary

Jonathan Dowey

Business Intelligence Manager,
Avon and Somerset Constabulary

United Kingdom

Joe Easley Qlik Luminary

Joe Easley

Qlik Administrator,
Odyssey Logistics

United States

Kelsey Fautsch Qlik Luminary

Kelsey Fautsch

Product Manager,
Deloitte & Touche LLP

United States

Paul French Qlik Luminary

Paul French

Director of Business Intelligence and Visualisation,
Nationwide Building Society

United Kingdom

Greg Furlong Qlik Luminary

Greg Furlong

Deputy Chief,
Ottawa Paramedic Service


Mark Glogowski Qlik Luminary

Mark Glogowski

Director Data and Analytics,
CertainTeed Saint-Gobain

United States

Oliver Gomes Qlik Luminary

Oliver Gomes

Executive Director, Business Intelligence,
Condé Nast

United States

Axel Goris Qlik Luminary

Axel Goris

European Lead Visual Intelligence & Analytics,

The Netherlands

Martin Gries Qlik Luminary

Martin Gries

Head of Supply Chain Management,
H. & J. Brüggen KG


Thomas Groffig Qlik Luminary

Thomas Groffig

Head of Digitisation & Data Management, Divisional Controlling Corporate Clients,
Commerzbank AG


Masaki Hanai Qlik Luminary

Masaki Hanai

Department Manager,

Christopher James Hansford Qlik Luminary

Christopher James Hansford

Business Intelligence Manager,
Cabinet Office
United Kingdom

Barry Harmsen Qlik Luminary

Barry Harmsen

Chief Qlik Officer,
The Netherlands

Simon Hatfield Qlik Luminary

Simon Hatfield

Qlik Lead (Networks),
Telstra Corporation

Benedikt Horneber Qlik Luminary

Benedikt Horneber

Senior IT-Manager,
Siemens Healthineers
United States

Corey Hulse Qlik Luminary

Corey Hulse

Business Intelligence Architect,
United States

Eugene Ilyin Qlik Luminary

Eugene Ilyin

Deputy Chief Financial Officer,
Russian Federation

Riky Irawan Qlik Luminary

Riky Irawan

Associate Director,
National University of Singapore

Thomas James Qlik Luminary

Thomas James

Senior Technology Leader,
United States

Himanshu Jha Qlik Luminary

Himanshu Jha

Head of Business Intelligence and Data Science,

Monica Kedzierski Qlik Luminary

Monica Kedzierski

Senior Director Digital, Analytics and Automation,
HARMAN International
United States

John Kim Qlik Luminary

John Kim

Sr. Product Manager,
United States

Angelika Klidas Qlik Luminary

Angelika Klidas

Chief BI Officer,
MagnaVersum BI & Analytics

The Netherlands

Speros Kokenes Qlik Luminary

Speros Kokenes

Knarr Analytics LLC
United States

Frank Kozurek Qlik Luminary

Frank Kozurek

Director of Business Intelligence UK,
National Express
United Kingdom

Pablo Labbe Qlik Luminary

Pablo Labbe

Partner Consultant & Solution Architect,


Rusty Lacy Qlik Luminary

Rusty Lacy

Enterprise Solution Architect,
IPC Global

United States

Michael Laverick Qlik Luminary

Michael Laverick

Senior Data Analyst,
Fenwick Ltd

United Kingdom

Martin Mahler Qlik Luminary

Martin Mahler


United Kingdom

Neil Martin Qlik Luminary

Neil Martin

Head of Product Development,
Webhelp UK

United Kingdom

Alejandro Martinez Qlik Luminary

Alejandro Martinez

CEO USA & Canada,
SDG Group
United States

Cara Martino Qlik Luminary

Cara Martino

Manager of Enterprise Business Intelligence,
Jefferson Health
United States

Konrad Mattheis Qlik Luminary

Konrad Mattheis

Senior Manager,

Andrew McIlwrick Qlik Luminary

Andrew McIlwrick

Service Delivery Manager,
Differentia Consulting
United Kingdom

Mark Meersman Qlik Luminary

Mark Meersman

Managing Partner,
IPC Global
United States

Daniel Garcia Mejia Qlik Luminary

Daniel Garcia Mejia

Insight Engineer,
Schibsted Spain

Jason Michaelides Qlik Luminary

Jason Michaelides

CTO & Data Practice Lead,
Calibrate Consulting
United Kingdom

Boris Michel Qlik Luminary

Boris Michel

Presales Solutions Lead,

Juraj Mišina Qlik Luminary

Juraj Mišina

Senior BI Specialist,

Jakob Möhs Qlik Luminary

Jakob Möhs

Senior Project Manager,
Commerzbank AG

Adam Moore Qlik Luminary

Adam Moore

Supplier Diversity Manager,
SunTrust Bank

United States

Scott Motion Qlik Luminary

Scott Motion

Site IT Service Delivery Lead/
BI Developer,

Volvo Construction Equipment Haulers Ltd

United Kingdom

Christopher J Moyer Sr Qlik Luminary

Christopher J Moyer Sr

President & CEO,
SME Solutions Group, Inc.

United States

Rishi Muchhala Qlik Luminary

Rishi Muchhala

Manager, Enterprise Intelligence/President,

United States

Erich Muff Qlik Luminary

Erich Muff

Senior Manager for Data Innovation & Transformation,
Schindler Elevator Corporation

United States

Michael Muglia Qlik Luminary

Michael Muglia

Finance Transformation Manager,

United States

Sandip Musne Qlik Luminary

Sandip Musne

Head-Visual Analytics (TCS Data Office),
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.


Alexander Nagler Qlik Luminary

Alexander Nagler

Chief DataRobot Officer,


Dan A Nigro Qlik Luminary

Dan A Nigro

Senior Manager - Systems Engineering - HR Analytics & Reporting,

United States

Tsutomu Ogawa Qlik Luminary

Tsutomu Ogawa

Chief Engineer,
Honda R&D Co.,Ltd. Automobile R&D Center


Ryo Okabe Qlik Luminary

Ryo Okabe

Field Engineer,


Rob O

Rob O'Neill

Head of Information,
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

United Kingdom

Gary Palmer Qlik Luminary

Gary Palmer

IT Director,

United Kingdom

Adrian Parker Qlik Luminary

Adrian Parker

VP Strategy & Marketing,
Differentia Consulting

United Kingdom

Shilpan Patel Qlik Luminary

Shilpan Patel

Qlik Architect,
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

United States

Richard Pearce Qlik Luminary

Richard Pearce

R J Pearce Consulting Ltd
United Kingdom

Karl Pover Qlik Luminary

Karl Pover

Solutions Architect,
Axis Group, LLC
United States

Michael Prorock Qlik Luminary

Michael Prorock


United States

Sharon Puddle Qlik Luminary

Sharon Puddle

Head of Digital Transformation for Institute for Innovation + Improvement (i3),
Waitemata District Health Board

New Zealand

Stephen Redmond Qlik Luminary

Stephen Redmond

AI Delivery Lead,
Accenture Applied Intelligence

Jutta Reindler Qlik Luminary

Jutta Reindler

Business Intelligence Manager,
Siemens Healthineers

Jeffrey Richardson Qlik Luminary

Jeffrey Richardson

Director, Enterprise Information,
Bentley Systems

United States

Francis Rodrigues Qlik Luminary

Francis Rodrigues

SVP - Business Insights, Data Labs, Innovation,


Juan Pedro Barroso Rodríguez Qlik Luminary

Juan Pedro Barroso Rodríguez

Data & Analytics Project Leader,


Göran Sander Qlik Luminary

Göran Sander

Sense Sensei,
Ptarmigan Labs

Claudia Scott Qlik Luminary

Claudia Scott

Qlik Center of Excellence Lead,
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
United States

Torben Seebach Qlik Luminary

Torben Seebach

Director Business Analytics,
itelligence part of NTT Data group

Nitesh Sethi Qlik Luminary

Nitesh Sethi

Senior Qlik Consultant,


Jan Sheppard Qlik Luminary

Jan Sheppard

Chief Data Officer,
Tertiary Education Commission

New Zealand

Mark Singleton Qlik Luminary

Mark Singleton

Acting Associate Director of IM&T,
Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

United Kingdom

Niklas Skarstam Qlik Luminary

Niklas Skarstam

Solution Teamleader - Advanced Analytics, Business Steering R&S,
IKEA of Sweden AB


Marcus Sommer Qlik Luminary

Marcus Sommer

Analyst Retail Controlling,
mds Shop GmbH


Gwendolyn Stamp Qlik Luminary

Gwendolyn Stamp

IT Solutions Architect,
BMW Group

United States

Patrick Straub Qlik Luminary

Patrick Straub

Vice President of Business Intelligence,

United States

Sandra Strauss Qlik Luminary

Sandra Strauss

United States

Wenyan Tan Qlik Luminary

Wenyan Tan

ICT Group Manufacturing Engineering Department Production Innovation Division,

Andrey Terekhov Qlik Luminary

Andrey Terekhov

Director, Consulting Services,
ATK Consulting Group
Russian Federation

Sudip Trivedi Qlik Luminary

Sudip Trivedi

Head of Data and Analytics and Connectivity,
London Borough of Camden
United Kingdom

Oleg Troyansky Qlik Luminary

Oleg Troyansky

Natural Synergies, Inc.
United States

Pierre-Louis Usselmann Qlik Luminary

Pierre-Louis Usselmann

Visual Analytics Lead,

Deepak Vadithala Qlik Luminary

Deepak Vadithala (DV)

Head of BI & Visualisation,
JPMorgan & Chase
United Kingdom

Ananthanarayanan Venkatesan Qlik Luminary

Ananthanarayanan Venkatesan

Vice President,
HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited

Vetrivillalan Vennila Qlik Luminary

Vetrivillalan Vennila

Assistant Director (Data Analytics),
Singapore Management University


Dion Verbeke Qlik Luminary

Dion Verbeke

Lead Consultant,


Julian Villafuerte Qlik Luminary

Julian Villafuerte

Principal Qlik Consultant,


Juan I. Vitantonio Qlik Luminary

Juan I. Vitantonio

Director, Data Analytics,
Tango Analytics Ltd

United Kingdom

Gysbert Wassenaar Qlik Luminary

Gysbert Wassenaar

Business Intelligence Consultant,
HippoLine BV
The Netherlands

Nick Webster Qlik Luminary

Nick Webster

Technical Director,


Stephanie Whyte Qlik Luminary

Stephanie Whyte

Lead Product Developer,
Webhelp UK

United Kingdom

Adrian Worrall Qlik Luminary

Adrian Worrall

Data Manager,
MKM Building Supplies

United Kingdom

Rob Wunderlich Qlik Luminary

Rob Wunderlich

Principal Consultant,
Panalytics, Inc
United States

Shahid Younis Qlik Luminary

Shahid Younis

Data Whizz Academy
United Kingdom

Marco Zampieri Qlik Luminary

Marco Zampieri

Data Synapsi Srl