Chief Engineer

Bob Wakefield has over 20 years of experience architecting and building data systems for numerous organizations across various industries. On many occasions, he has applied his formidable knowledge to radically advance an organization’s analytic and data management capabilities. Because Bob prefers to stay on the bleeding edge of technology, he is able to provide his clients state-of- the-art data solutions. While Bob’s expertise lies in data architecture and engineering, he masterfully provides a full range of analytic solutions covering the entire data pipeline.

Bob is a graduate of Kansas State University, Kansas University, and Rockhurst University. He holds a Bachelors in Business Administration with a focus on Management Information Systems, an MBA with a corporate finance concentration, and a graduate certificate in Data Science. Bob is a veteran of the United States Air Force.

In his spare time, Bob enjoys cycling and retro gaming. When he’s not doing that, he can often be found flying his A-10 Warthog simulator.

Bob is a private pilot and commercial unmanned aerial systems operator. He has over 100 hours in the following aircraft: Schweizer 2-33, Schweizer 1-26, Cessna 150, Cessna 152, Cessna 172, Cessna 175, Cessna 182RG, Pitts S-2C, Extra 300, Diamond DA40, Robinson R22.

Scalable Team Of Highly Trained Professionals

The grand majority of the work is done by the Chief Engineer in a staff augmentation model.

In those instances where the job is too large, resources will be spun up to fit the job requirement. Once the job is complete, those resources will be spun down. Elastic resources for 21st century problems.

Partnerships

We depend on partnerships. We focus on our core business and outsource everything else. There are different levels of partnership. The highest level, marquee partner, are those high-profile organizations that contribute credibility and marketability to our core business, in addition to providing technical resources to deliver client service.

Confluent - Founded by the team that built Apache Kafka®, Confluent builds a streaming platform that enables companies to easily access data as real-time streams. Kafka or its commercial derivatives is required in any streaming data architecture. Confluent provides a suite of applications to monitor the health of streaming systems. When necessary, they also provide technical assistance in building out any new data architecture that requires streaming technology.