Brian Kowalczyk

Senior Consultant

bkowalczyk@zencos.com
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Having used SAS analytical software since 1996, Brian uses his strong background to do systems architecture, administration, and development work for Zencos.  His goal is to help clients to overcome their business and technical hurdles. He adds value by using broad based knowledge to take on different roles as needed.  He has worked in several industries with focus on financial companies.

Brian has a CPA as well as SAS certifications in:

  • SAS Certified Deployment and Implementation Specialist for SAS Grid Manager
  • SAS Certified Architecture and Design Specialist for SAS Grid Manager
  • SAS Certified Platform Administrator for SAS 9
  • SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS

He has presented at regional SAS User group conferences.  Brian’s achievements include bringing more timely reporting by reducing time for reports taking a half hour to produce from a Hadoop data store to seconds from an in-memory database, thus allowing business users to make swift decisions that are backed by data.

Brian holds degrees in Finance and Operation Management Information Systems from Northern Illinois University.  Prior to joining Zencos, he had worked for Price Waterhouse and had started a SAS consulting company in 1998.