Ray Major is Chief Strategist of Halo Business Intelligence. The company, with offices in San Diego, Atlanta, and Auckland New Zealand offers a suite of business intelligence and predictive analytic solutions. Halo BI specializes in supply chain analytics and S&OP in the food and beverage, manufacturing, and retail verticals worldwide. Ray is a frequent lecture and blogger on successful BI implementations through the alignment of People, Process, Technology and Data. His passion is helping companies get the most out of their BI and analytic systems by becoming data driven.
Prior to Halo Business Intelligence, Ray was a senior vice president at The Nielsen Company where he oversaw the integration of Claritas, a data collection and predictive analytics firm, into the global Nielsen brand. He headed up B-to-B software development efforts for Equifax National Decision Systems, and also served as a research analyst and statistician, and data jockey for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). Ray holds both bachelor’s and master's degrees in economics from San Diego State University. You can contact Ray by email at email@example.com and also follow him on Twitter at @majorbi