Joe Darlak, Senior Director of SAP Analytics at COMERIT Inc., has successfully implemented SAP BW at clients since 1998, including several large-scale, full lifecycle global rollouts. He has significant experience increasing the capacity, reliability, and performance of SAP BI systems, defining and implementing processes and controls to stabilize service and mitigate risk, and improving the competency and skill sets of implementation and client service teams. Recently, he architected one of the largest SAP NetWeaver BW migrations to SAP HANA on record and has been instrumental in defining best practices for SAP HANA at Fortune 100 clients. He is the lead author of SAP BW: Administration and Performance Optimization, published in 2014. Over the past decade, he presented at multiple conferences on various SAP BW performance tuning topics. He is a former principal consultant in the iAnalytics practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.