Founder & Principal Consultant
Jen Underwood has almost 20 years of hands-on experience in the data warehousing, business intelligence, reporting, and predictive analytics industry. Prior to starting Impact Analytix, she held roles as a Microsoft Global Business Intelligence Technical Product Manager, Enterprise Data Platform Specialist, Tableau Technology Evangelist and also as a Business Intelligence Consultant for Big 4 Systems Integration firms. Throughout most of her career she has been researching, designing and implementing analytic solutions across a variety of open source, niche and enterprise vendor landscapes including Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, and SAP.
As a seasoned industry presenter, author, blogger and trainer, Jen is quite active in the global technical community. Recently she was honored to join the Boulder BI Brain Trust (BBBT), given an elite Tableau Zen Master (MVP) award, leads the global PASS Excel BI Chapter and has a Dun & Bradstreet MVP. She writes articles for BeyeNetwork, SQL Server Pro magazine and other industry media channels.
Jen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a post graduate certificate in Computer Science - Data Mining from the University of California, San Diego.