Heather L. Cole has 30+ years of experience implementing and positioning analytic solutions to help organizations grow and leverage analytics. She is a two-time best-selling author of Business Intelligence Bull’s-eye and Solving the CIO Identity Crisis and keynote speaker.
Heather’s teachings and skills have touched the lives of thousands of people around the world via her insights in business strategy and the future of businesses during the data revolution.
As the founder of Lodestar Solutions, an IBM partner, and Heatherized, Inc. she still manages to find time to serve others sharing her diverse knowledge in Finance, IT, Law, Psychology, Sales, and Marketing. Heather is also a Certified High-Performance Coach, licensed attorney, Scrum Master, a five-time winner of the IBM Champion Award. Heather also serves on the national board of Financial Executives International (FEI). In 2014 Heather was an Enterprising Woman award winner. In her free time, Heather volunteers at Ready for Life, a charity that helps youth that age out of foster care in St. Petersburg, FL.
Heather is the Vice President & Treasurer of AIDAUG.