Achal Patel is a Senior Customer Advisor and Domain Lead in the Presales team for SAS, leading Data Management domain for SAS A/NZ region. Achal is responsible for driving data strategy and architecting modern data platforms that helps organisations leveraging data assets for analytical insights and data driven business decisions. Achal is a seasoned professional and can engage business and IT stakeholders to establish data strategy and data architecture for Digital transformation programs.
Achal has 17+ years of experience in consulting, advisory and technical roles and has led multiple large engagements supporting senior data executives with Enterprise data strategy and roadmap, Enterprise Data Architecture, Data Platform modernisation, Data Governance initiatives for regulatory & compliance requirements and Data Engineering processes.
Specific data skills include Data Architecture, Data Governance, Master Data Management, Cloud/On-premise Data Platform Design and Solution Architecture.
With extensive experience in data domain, Achal has worked across multiple industries and organisations in Asia, USA and Australia.