Barry Devlin

Dr. Barry Devlin is among the foremost authorities on business insight and one of the founders of data warehousing, having published the first architectural paper in 1988. With over 40 years of IT experience, including 20 years with IBM as a Distinguished Engineer, he is a widely respected industry analyst, consultant, speaker and author of the seminal book, “Data Warehouse—from Architecture to Implementation” (1997) and the ground-breaking “Business unIntelligence—Insight and Innovation beyond Analytics and Big Data” (2013). His latest book “Cloud Data Warehousing, Volume I: Architecting Data Warehouse, Lakehouse, Mesh, and Fabric” was published mid 2023.
As founder and principal of 9sight Consulting, Barry provides strategic consulting and thought leadership to buyers and vendors of BI solutions. He continues to develop new architectural models and provides international, strategic thought-leadership. He is now based in Cornwall, and is a senior data architect with the UK’s meteorological service (Met Office).

Barry was one of the speakers at previous editions of our yearly conference, the Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence Summit.