Luke Pritchard

Global Data Leader, Avanade, Inc.

Luke Pritchard is the global leader for Avanade’s Intelligent Data Platform business. He is responsible for GTM strategy and execution of Avanade’s Data business that helps enterprises, through Design-Led approaches, lay the foundation for their cloud and digital transformation journeys to infuse AI and data science at scale. Luke joined Avanade in 2010 and has been deeply involved in AI and Data Platform space for 15+ years.

Past sessions

Summit 2020 Scaling Value with Azure Databricks

June 24, 2020 05:00 PM PT

In this session, you’ll learn how to scale the use of data science and artificial intelligence (AI) for accelerated business results. You will gain insights into high impact use cases and learn why a design led approach helps you achieve a higher success rate to accelerate value enterprise wide.

Summit Europe 2019 Unlock Value of Disparate and Complex Data Powered by Azure Databricks

October 15, 2019 05:00 PM PT

Avanade helps clients transform their businesses and unlock the value of their disparate and complex data through design led techniques and proven methodology for harnessing the power of the Azure cloud and Azure Databricks. Databricks is a key component in many of the client journeys that Avanade helps support, as enterprises look to scale the use of data within their enterprises to drive new efficiencies and create new business models.

One such case is a Supply Chain Network Optimization use case where Avanade worked with Thyssenkrupp Material Services as they pivot to become a Data Driven company and make more business decisions using data versus common sentiment. Thyssenkrupp Material Services will explain how they increased efficiency that was realized through decreasing costs and reducing CO2 emissions using the power the Azure cloud and Azure Databricks.

Avanade will conclude the session lessons learned partnering with enterprises as a part of their transformations to the new data economy.