Chance has been focused on unlocking the value from data his entire career. At Blacklight Solutions he is focused on transforming the way organizations work with their data and how they use it to create value for their products and teams. For the past 15 years he has been engaged as a consultant with the Fortune 50 in the United States as well as internationally by some of the most successful organizations in the world. He is the inventor of Data Current (Patent Pending), a new technology that assists organizations in finding the right data for decisions from foreign and even unstructured data sources. Chance was Senior Scientist for Ideal Innovations, an award-winning inventions company where he conducted R&D for clients such as the the United States DoD as well as foreign governments producing real-world solutions that are currently used around the globe. Chance has a B.S. in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin as well as an M.S. in Biomedical Informatics from The University of Texas at Houston.
Ron has been successfully building and deploying software for more than 17 years. As co-founder of Noesis Energy, Ron has focused on building advanced analytics and data warehousing solutions to solve big data challenges. Prior to Noesis, Ron served as Vice President of Engineering for network software company AlterPoint, which was acquired by Versata Enterprises. Before AlterPoint Ron was part of the founding team at Knowledge Discovery One. KD1 was a software company focused on providing data mining solutions for brick-and-mortar retailers.
Giovanni has been delivering software solutions for Fortune 500 companies and early stage startups for over 18 years. Prior to founding Blacklight Solutions in 2009, Giovanni was the Senior Director of Development at AlterPoint, managing multiple development teams and successfully transitioned the product through acquisition to Versata Enterprises. Prior to that, Giovanni worked on various projects in retail financial trading and consumer based web portals. Giovanni graduated from Wesleyan University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.
Lauren has a passion for helping customers find the right solution to fit their needs. Her consultative sales approach focuses first on gaining a deep understanding of the business issues they are hoping to solve and then working together to figure out if Blacklight may be a good fit to solve those issues. She has deep expertise in working with Yellowfin ISV Partners looking to embed Yellowfin into their products as well as direct customers using Yellowfin and various other BI tools internally as their Business Intelligence platform. Feel free to give her a call and see if she can help you out. Lauren graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Advertising.
Manager of Business Intelligence Solutions
As Manager of Business Intelligence Solutions, Daniel Woods brings six years of development experience to the Blacklight Solutions team. Using various platforms and database tools, he has tailored solutions to fit client needs for user bases from fifty to a few thousand users. Past web-based projects include clients in the Defense, Telecommunications and Energy industries. Daniel graduated from the University of Missouri–St. Louis and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.