Dael Williamson

Sr. Director, Avanade, Inc.

Dael is Avanade’s Data & AI European CTO and leads our Global Data Platform COE Capability. His focus areas are working on growing key accounts in Europe and he leads a team working on data-driven use cases globally. Dael is an accomplished analytical technology leader, frugal innovator and chief architect with 24 years of commercial experience in technology, driving architectural vision, design thinking, as well as leadership on digital, data and AI transformations. He is active in the start-up community, driving product direction on strategic plays across Accenture and Avanade and on scaling up solutioning and delivery capability globally. He is a thought leader and currently advising a portfolio of 10+ global clients on adoption of innovative data concepts e.g. Data Mesh, Lakehouse and Semantic Knowledge Graphs as well as Federated Data Governance.

Past sessions

Summit 2021 The Shift to Data Mesh

May 26, 2021 12:05 PM PT

The Data Mesh construct has been evolving alongside other new technology patterns and present opportunities to improve how data is modeled and governed to speed up performance and transform data incrementally. This session will explore the Data Mesh fundamentals and how Avanade is helping clients move away from traditional failure modes, embracing a loosely coupled, distributed and domain-led approach.

In this session watch:
Dael Williamson, Sr. Director, Avanade, Inc.
Dave Baxter, Sr. Director, Avanade, Inc.