John Shanks


John started his career in the information systems area in 1992. He started as an ERP developer, with a focus on the distribution and sales side of manufacturing systems. He worked for 19 years at Trek Bicycle, going thru various conversions, including an ERP conversion, which triggered his interest in Business Intelligence.

He now works on helping Talavant clients improve their data systems, using primarily the Microsoft Business Intelligence tools.

John Shanks

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