Michael Agarwal

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Agarwal is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of American Association of Big Data Professionals (AABDP). He is a highly accomplished, results-driven leader with proven ability to super-charge IT departments and programs with his technology and leadership skills. He has a strong background in consulting and management within US federal agencies and commercial corporations. His core competencies include software solutions and data architecture including Big Data, data analytics, microservices, service-oriented architecture, process improvement, automated provisioning and real-time data provisioning. In the Public Sector, he worked as a contractor for the U.S. Census Bureau, the Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Food and Drug Administration, National Cancer Institute, Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor, FDIC, the U.S. Navy, the Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force and USPS. In the Commercial Sector, he worked for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, IBM Global Services, U.S. Internetworking, User-Friendly Technologies and GTE Vantage Solutions. In addition, he provided consulting services to Bell Communications Research, Ciba Geigy, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, Benjamin Moore, Paine-Weber, ADT, the American Red Cross and the Resolution Trust Corporation.

Mr. Agarwal received a master's degree in Engineering Management and Systems Engineering from the George Washington University.