Joshua Burkhow Global Ops. Performance Management & Analytics @dataenthusiast Joshua Burkhow is a Sr. Performance Operations Manager at Nike as part of the Global Performance Management & Analytics team. He served in the United States Marines as an Asst. Detachment Commander as part of the US Embassy Marine Security Guard Battalion in Iwakuni, Japan, London, England and Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has a Bachelors in Network Communications and a Masters in Information Systems and speaks Spanish fluently. Since 2005, he has been helping companies to use data and analytics tools, processes and people more efficiently and effectively. He has extensive experience in Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Science, Reporting, Data Warehousing, and Innovation with Fortune 500 companies such as Nike, Siemens, Fujitsu, and MassMutual. Joshua is also an avid blogger who writes about Data Science, Analytics, Business Intelligence and Big Data. He is a husband and father of 3 including twin 2 year old girls and spends most of his free time between studying/learning new skills and watching his favorite teams (Uruguay, FC Barcelona or Portland Trail Blazers) play.