Qlik Luminary Program

The Qlik Luminary Program brings together the best and brightest customers, partners and enthusiasts in the Qlik ecosystem. With deep drive, passion and expertise, Qlik Luminaries champion the vision of turning data into insights that lead to transformative discoveries.

Becoming a Qlik Luminary isn’t just about better business practices. It’s about creating a better world—one in which data is harnessed to create beneficial changes, not just for their own organizations, but for others, too. Qlik Luminaries are constantly pushing the envelope, finding new and innovative ways to use, deploy and talk about Qlik solutions.

Meet the Qlik Luminary Class of 2018

Exclusive benefits

Enjoy these exclusive benefits of being a Qlik Luminary.

  • Education: Free access to state of the art Qlik training to sharpen your skills
  • Access: Exclusive engagements with R&D, Product Management, and Support teams
  • Community: Membership in a private Qlik Luminary community on Qlik Community
  • Insight: NDA briefings with Qlik product executives
  • Perks: VIP treatment, major discounts and special Luminary-only activities at Qlik events
  • Credibility: Qlik Luminary digital badges and featured profile on Qlik.com

How do I join?

A new class of Qlik Luminaries is accredited each year in January. Individuals with outstanding track records of continuous public advocacy of Qlik - willingness to share knowledge, community leadership, and a desire to make everyone they know in the Qlik ecosystem a huge success. Candidates must submit their own nomination to be considered.

What characterizes a Luminary?

  • Passionate about Qlik and widely recognized as a BI innovator and expert in his or her field
  • Active and consistently helpful on Qlik Community
  • Active on online forums, industry social networks, and/or organizational or personal blog
  • Willing to share best practices and knowledge at industry events, forums, in the press, and with industry analysts
  • Prolific content creator who creates or contributes to blogs, white papers, reviews, articles, videos, etc.

Class of 2018

Qlik Luminary

Jagan Mohan Rao Appala

Senior BI Developer,
Autodesk, Inc.
Singapore

Orlando	Agrippa Qlik Luminary

Orlando Agrippa

CEO,
Draper & Dash
United Kingdom

Qlik Luminary 2016

Mika Ahtinen

Principal Solution Architect,
eCraft Business Insight Oy Ab
Finland

Greg Anderson Luminary Qlik

Greg Anderson

Senior Product Manager, Business Intelligence,
PayPal
United States

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Laura Ashworth

Business Intellingence Architect and Analyst,
Raymond James Financial
United States

Miguel Angel Baeyens de Arce Qlik Luminary

Miguel Angel Baeyens de Arce

Senior Analyst,
LafargeHolcim
Switzerland

Qlik Luminary

George Beaton

Partner - Data Practice,
Calibrate Consulting
United Kingdom

Ralf Becher Qlik Luminary

Ralf Becher

Principal Consultant and Architect,
TIQ Solutions GmbH
Germany

Alejandro Blaas Qlik Luminary

Alejandro Blaas

Deputy CTO,
ALD Automotive España
Spain

Nicholas Blewden Qlik

Nicholas Blewden

Head of Business Intelligence and Data Product Development,
Lloyd's of London
United Kingdom

Qlik Luminary 2016

Brian Booden

Managing Director,
DataGlow IT
United Kingdom

Carolin Borchert Qlik

Carolin Borchert

Consultant,
SDG Consulting AG
Germany

Qlik Luminary 2018

Sean Cecil Bernard Bruton

Business Intelligence Architect,
Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT)
United Kingdom

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Matthieu Burel Qlik Lumimary

Matthieu Burel

Visual Discovery Project Manager,
Micropole

France

Keith Carter Qlik

Keith Carter

Visiting Senior Fellow Decision Sciences, Business School,
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Sang-Woo Cho

Sang-Woo Cho

Head of IT Analytics,
LafargeHolcim

Switzerland

Qlik Luminary

Tom Chovanec

Senior Systems Analyst,
Nationwide Children's Hospital

United States

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Aaron Couron

Senior Data Architect,
Visual Data Group

United States

Stephanie Crooks Qlik

Stephanie Crooks

Senior Toolkit Developer,
Webhelp UK

United Kingdom

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Matthew Crowther

Co-Founder,
Qlik Dev Group
United Kingdom

Qlik Luminary 2016

Steve Dark

Qlik Expert,
Quick Intelligence
United Kingdom

Michael	Der Qlik

Michael Der

Director - Business Intelligence,
Mark Anthony Group

Canada

Jonathan Dewey

Jonathan Dowey

Business Intelligence Manager,
Avon and Somerset Constabulary

United Kingdom

Mats-Olov Eriksson Qlik

Mats-Olov Eriksson

Director, Finance Data Architecture,
King

Sweden

Brett Fahmer Qlik

Brett Fahrner

Director, IT Infrastructure,
Berlin Packaging

United States

Darren Freeman Qlik

Darren Freeman

CIO - Pharmaceuticals,
HealthSouth Corporation

United States

Qlik Luminary 2018

Bhavesh Gandhi

CIO - Pharmaceuticals,
Piramal Enterprises Limited

India

Daniel Garcia Mejia Qlik

Daniel Garcia Mejia

Insight Engineer,
Schibsted Spain

Spain

Monica Giselson Qlik

Monica Giselson-Olsson

BI & Analytics manager,
IKEA of Sweden

Sweden

Siddhartha Gosh Qlik

Siddhartha Ghosh

Professor in CSE and Head of Training and Placements,
Vidya Jyothi Insitute of Technology

India

Martin Gries Qlik

Martin Gries

Head of Supply Chain Management,
H. & J. Bruggen KG

Germany

Thomas	Groffig Qlik

Thomas Groffig

Head of Client Analysis & Cost Control,
Commerzbank AG

Germany

Qlik Luminary 2106

Masaki Hanai

Department Manager,
K.K.Ashisuto
Japan

Barry Harmsen

Barry Harmsen

Chief Qlik Officer,
Bitmetric
The Netherlands

Qlik Luminary 2016

Simon Hatfield

Senior Technology Specialist,
Telstra Corporation
Australia

Qlik Luminary - Monica Kedzierski

Monica Kedzierski

Director, Enterprise Data Analytics,
BorgWarner
USA

Luminary Class Qlik` 2017

Angelika Klidas

Chief Business Officer,
MagnaVersum

Netherlands

Andreas Klopp

Andreas Klopp

Head of IT & Process,
bmp greengas GmbH
Germany

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Speros Kokenes

Visual Analytics Lead,
Axis Group

United States

Frank Kozurek

Frank Kozurek

Director of Business Intelligence UK,
National Express
United Kingdom

Rusty Lacy

Rusty Lacy

Pincipal,
Slalom

United States

Michael	Laverick Qlik

Michael Laverick

Qlik Consultant,
Catalyst IT

United Kingdom

Martin Mahler

Martin Mahler

CEO,
Vizlib

United Kingdom

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Neil Martin

Head of Toolkit,
Webhelp

United Kingdom

Qlik Luminary 2016

Alejandro Martinez

CEO USA & Canada,
SDG Group
Spain

Qlik Luminary 2016

Konrad Mattheis

Managing Partner,
akquinet
Germany

Qlik Luminary 2016

Mark Meersman

Managing Partner,
IPC Global
United States

Qlik Luminary 2016

Jason Michaelides

Practice Lead, Data Analytics,
Calibrate Consulting
United Kingdom

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Adam Moore

Strategic Supplier Diversity Manager,
SunTrust Bank

United States

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Rishi Muchhala

Manager, Enterprise Intelligence/President,
The Nemours Foundation/Aculytics, Inc

United States

Qlik Luminary 2018

Michael Muglia

Manager FP&A BI COE,
Verizon

United States

Qlik Luminary 2018

Alexander Nagler

Senior Solution Architect,
akquinet

Germany

Qlik Luminary 2018

Tsutomu Ogawa

Automobile R&D Center - Chief Engineer,
Honda R&D Co.,Ltd.

Japan

Qlik Luminary 2018

Todd Ohme

Global Manager eCommerce & Digital Marketing,
KitchenAid

United States

Qlik Luminary 2018

Akio Oka

General Manager, IT& Business Transformation Division,
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Japan

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Adrian Parker

VP Strategy and Marketing,
Differentia Consulting

United Kingdom

Qlik Luminary 2018

Shilpan Patel

Qlik Architect, Qlik Center of Excellence,
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

United States

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Richard Pearce

Principal Consultant,
R J Pearce Consulting Ltd
United Kingdom

 

Qlik Luminary 2018

Karl Pover

Principal Consultant / Owner,
Evolcon
Mexico

Qlik Luminary 2018

Michael Prorock

CTO, Founder,
mesur.io

Unites States

Qlik Luminary

Qing Yi

CTO,
Shanghai Keyroads InfoTech

China

Qlik Luminary 2018

Alexander Ratanov

BI Architect / Head of BI Department,
Gazprom Neft

Russian Federation

Qlik Luminary 2018

Stephen Redmond

Senior Manager,
Accenture
Ireland

Qlik Luminary 2018

Jeff Richardson

Director, Business Intelligence,
Bentley Systems

United States

Julian Rioja Qlik

Julián Rioja Martínez

BI Manager,
El Corte Inglés

Spain

Qlik Luminary 2018

Kyle Roberts

Business Analyst,
OSU Physicians Inc.

United States

Qlik Luminary 2016

Göran Sander

Sensei,
Ptarmigan Labs
Sweden

Qlik Luminary 2018

Torben Seebach

Director Business Analytics,
itelligence nordic
Denmark

Qlik Luminary 2018

Nitesh Kumar Sethi

Sr. Business Application Developer - QlikView,
Sarens

India

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Mark Singleton

Associate Director of IM&T,
Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

United Kingdom

Qlik Luminary 2018

Niklas Skarstam

BI Expert Manager,
IKEA

Sweden

Qlik Luminary

Jeremy Smith

Senior Manager, Distribution Optimization,
BT Financial Group

Australia

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Marcus Sommer

Analyst Retail Controlling,
Mobilcom-Debitel

Germany

Qlik Luminary

Jaime Soriano

Chief Operations Officer,
Goldcar

Spain

Qlik Luminary 2016

Sandra Strauss

Director - Business Technology,
Abbvie
United States

Qlik Luminary 2018

Dan Temby

VP Technology,
DAC Group

Canada

Qlik Luminary 2018

Andrey Terekhov

Chief BI Officer,
ATK Consulting Group
Russian Federation

Qlik Luminary 2018

Deepak Vadithala

BI and Visualisation Lead,
J.P. Morgan & Chase
United Kingdom

Ananthanarayanan Venkatesan

Ananthanarayanan Venkatesan

Vice President - Business Insights,
HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited
India

Luminary Class Qlik 2017

Vennila Vetrivillalan

Assistant Director (Data Analytics) ,
Singapore Management University

Singapore

Qlik Luminary 2018

Julian Villafuerte

Principal Qlik Consultant,
Evolcon

Mexico

Qlik Luminary 2018

Gysbert Wassenaar

BI Consultant,
HippoLine
The Netherlands

Qlik Luminary 2018

Nick Webster

Director,
Websy Limited

United Kingdom

Qlik Luminary 2016

Rob Wunderlich

Principal Consultant,
Panalytics, Inc
United States

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Alexander Yazykov

Reporting Development Department Head,
VTB Insurance
Russian Federation