Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dennis Slater is an experienced information technology (IT) manager who recently spent 5 years with Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc., as a system and data architect. In this role, he managed a semi-temporal database system providing analytics for more than 4,000 trains and 35,000 miles of track on a daily basis. As a member of the company’s global team, Dennis Slater was also involved with the development of a fully integrated system capable of exchanging information across all types of railways, from European railways to North American freight lines. He also held a position on the company’s product team.
Mr. Slater has spent more than two decades in the field of information management. He has industry experience in banking, financial services, insurance, healthcare and manufacturing. His professional skills include familiarity with all major and commercial SQL database products (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, etc.) as well as NoSQL products.. Outside of his work as an IT professional, he is an avid runner.