Brian Dougherty has more than 30 years experience in the design, development, and implementation of highly performant, very large databases (VLDBs). Specific technology focus areas include Linux/UNIX, NVMe and NVME over Fabrics and SSD technologies, and high-speed data transport software architectures.
His specific areas of expertise include Data Warehouse Architecture, Objects and Relational Databases, Physical Database Design and Tuning, and Database Administration. His experience includes work with more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, as lead or consulting architect, over the course of his career and his technical designs have been implemented for some of the largest data warehouses in the northeast.
Mr. Dougherty has been the lead architect for numerous award-winning Data Warehouses. He was lead architect for the 1999 Data Warehouse Institute’s Best Practices Award Winner in the Very Large Warehouse Category (VLDB). His architecture and designs have also been nominated for the Computerworld Smithsonian Award and have become part of the Permanent Research Collection on Information Technology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
Prior to CMA, Mr. Dougherty was a senior database consultant for Coopers & Lybrand and Delloite & Touche big five consulting firms. Mr. Dougherty holds a Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University and is active in many professional organizations. In 1999, he won the Data Warehouse Institute’s Best Practices Award in the VLDB category. He has also been nominated for the Computerworld Smithsonian Award.
Mr. Dougherty has most recently designed and implemented very large data warehouses and data architectures for private sector companies, commercial software vendors and state government entities including: