Steve Keil (Australia)
Founder & CEO of MammothDB, Co-founder & CEO of Xentio, International Speaker, Modern Business Practices Proclaimer
Steve Keil is the CEO of MammothDB– a start-up company in big data analytics. MammothDB provides interactive and inexpensive business analytics based on Hadoop, and compatible with standard SQL reporting tools. He’s also the CEO of Xentio, an outsourcing software application development company based in Bulgaria.
Prior to MammothDB and Xentio, Steve was the CEO of Sciant – Bulgaria’s largest software application development company. Steve helped grow Sciant to over 300 people, including opening offices in Vietnam, before the acquisition of Sciant by VMware (VMW) in late 2007. Earlier, Steve worked in Australia as the general manager of BMCMedia’s consulting division, Asia Pacific’s largest online advertising agency at the time.
Steve is an active public speaker, with his ‘Play Manifesto’ speech featured on TED.com He was a keynote speaker at The Next Web 2012, appealing for change in traditional business practices – to be replaced by more modern and human approaches. Steve has given numerous keynotes and speeches on topics as various as Human Resource Management to Nomadic Entrepreneurship.