Tony Baer, the founder and principal of dbInsight, is a recognized industry expert on data-driven transformation. Onalytica named him as a Top Cloud Influencer for 2022 for the fourth straight year. Analytics Insight named him one of the 2019 Top 100 Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Influencers. His combined expertise in both legacy database technologies and emerging cloud and analytics technologies shapes how technology providers go to market in an industry undergoing significant transformation. Prior to founding dbInsight, Baer spent over a decade at Ovum where he founded the Big Data practice. His recent research has focused heavily on data mesh and data lakehouses, where dbInsight is publishing the first comprehensive market landscape.