RYAN GOODMAN

Tech Entrepreneur, Author, Global Speaker, Business Intelligence Expert

About Me

I love technology because there is a never ending cycle of improvement in all facets of the human-computer experience. My personal interests are vested in software, specifically in the area of interactive data visualization and location intelligence.

I am a minimalist at heart and believe that the more simplistic and elegant something can be functionally and aesthetically, the better. The challenge of transforming a complex process or problem into an extremely simple solution drives me every day.

My work has taken me all over the world and afforded me with the opportunity to see amazing places, meet interesting people, and share some exciting experiences. Now I am fortunate to spend my work hours with a hand picked team of experts building cutting edge enterprise analytics and geo-visualization tools. When I am not behind a computer or hitting the road on behalf of Centigon Solutions, my downtime is spent in my home town of San Diego, where I enjoy the benefits of living in southern California.

SOCIAL STREAM

PROFILE

BIO

Ryan Goodman is Centigon Solutions CEO, author, global speaker, and renown expert in business intelligence. Ryan applies over 10 years of experience in enterprise software and designing business intelligence applications to his leadership role shaping Centigon Solutions strategy.

Prior to founding Centigon Solutions, Ryan entered the business intelligence market while designing applications for business analyst "war rooms" using multi-modal user experiences including multi-touch, voice recognition, and data visualization. Joining Infommersion, (creators of Xcelsius) Ryan applied his technical talents and entrepreneurial spirit toward evangelizing Xcelsius as an enterprise dashboard solution following BusinessObjects' acquisition in 2005. Ryan's strategic role at BusinessObjects helped grow Xcelsius' worldwide adoption and sales into a $100M/year business for BusinessObjects before it was acquired by SAP.

An entrepreneur, technologist and marketer, Ryan leads a hand-picked team of experts at Centigon Solutions to create ground breaking desktop and mobile location intelligence solutions for business analytics.

WHAT I'M WORKING ON

  • LOCATION ANALYTICS

    We use maps every day on our phones and in our cars. I am working to ensure the same consumer map experiences can be harnessed at the workplace to monitor assets, track real time events, and ultimately improve productivity and decision making.
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  • TECH TUESDAYS

    Tech-Tuesdays is a weekly 30 minute web-session Tuesdays at 9am PST. I cover technical topics, interesting use cases, and technology tips and tricks that our customers find.
    View the latest Tech-Tuesday
  • INDOOR MAPPING

    Indoors is the new frontier for location analytics and a topic that I am investing a significant portion of my time. The idea of transforming a brick and mortar location into an analytics rich environment introduces a fascinating set of problems.
    Keep track of our indoor analytics progress
  • BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE APPS

    I have focused a greater part of my career on Business Intelligence. My role in the BI market was initially focused transforming business requirements into functional applications and dashboards. With years of consulting under my belt, I use these experiences successes and some failed projects to shape my approach to Business Intelligence within my own company, and others.
    Learn more on my blog

VENTURES

I originally founded Centigon Solutions in 2007, and in 2008, partnered with Evan DeLodder to shape our product development strategy. Together, we transformed Centigon Solutions into a profitable enterprise software company by harnessing our thought leadership in dashboards and data visualization to innovate new products.

Today, Centigon Solutions is strategically focused on delivering location intelligence software for desktop and mobile business analytics. With OEM, reseller, and software solution partnerships with SAP and Google, we have carved a niche as a leading software vendor within the SAP BusinessObjects ecosystem where thousands of developers, and tens of thousands of business users interface with our dashboard and mapping technologies every day.

We serve most industries, and have some of the largest corporations in the world running Centigon Solutions software as a critical component to their business intelligence implementation. Visit Centigon Solutions - View GMaps Plugin - View GMaps Mobile

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