Dr. Gail Zhou is a seasoned software architect and IT leader. She has led the design and implementation of very large programs with track record of delivery (annual budget: $3M-$35M). Her current passion is leveraging Big Data technology to design and develop leading edge business solutions. She has held leadership positions in Fortune 100 companies, such as Chief Architect, SVP of Strategic Architecture, and Director of Enterprise Application and Data Architectures. She is the founder of Gail Z Associates, a company specialized in architecture and program management.