Management Team

Dan Rider

Managing Principal and Co-founder

Dan founded Visual Intelligence, LLC in 2007 with the vision of providing innovative, advanced knowledge-based solutions based on a new breed of technology. He brings over 25 years of large scale system design, build and implementation experience. Prior to founding Visual Intelligence, Dan led the Informatics Solution Delivery organization at Independence Blue Cross where he was responsible for the development of the Healthcare Informatics Business Strategy and the resulting Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence implementation effort managing a diverse team of over 300 professionals (on-shore and off-shore) and $250m budget.

Prior to his work in the Health Insurance Industry, Dan was a Senior Manager at Accenture focused in the Financial Services and Insurance Practice. His primary focus was eBusiness strategy, eBusiness architecture, and business capability implementation. Dan led the Financial Services Business Unit for the Accenture Cincinnati location. Dan has a B.S. Applied Science from Miami University and is a seven year veteran of the US Navy Submarine force.

Cristian Ilie

Managing Principal and Co-founder

Cristian founded Visual Intelligence, LLC in 2007 with the mission of delivering ground breaking solutions to transform the way organizations interact with information and make critical business decisions. He brings over 15 years of large scale Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence development experience with deep focus in advanced analytics, visualization techniques, data mining and modeling. Before founding Visual Intelligence, Cristian worked for a large Blue Cross plan where he led an Innovation team to evaluating emerging technologies in informatics and applying them to core business challenges.

Prior to Blue Cross, Cristian worked for Spotfire, recently acquired by Tibco, leading numerous engagements within the pharmaceutical & biotech industry and for UPMC Health System in Pittsburgh as Sr. Manager for biostatistics. Cristian holds two Masters Degrees, one in Health Information Management and Medical Informatics from the University of Pittsburgh and one in Health Care Admin/Policy Research from the Pennsylvania State University. He has a B.S. in Bio-Sciences from Penn State University and he attended the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, Romania for BS in Chemical Engineering.

Michael Kalada

Business Intelligence Architect

Michael joined Visual Intelligence as a Business Intelligence Architect responsible for innovative solutions delivered across multiple industries. Michael is the lead Tibco-SpotFire (TSF) designer/developer adept at optimizing solutions and workflows around the TSF visualization pallet. He is experienced at managing large business intelligence implementation projects in geographically dispersed team environments. Most recently, he was responsible for leading the hospital support cross competency solution team. All operational, new development, and client management tasks fall under Michael. In addition developing cutting edge solutions for pharma, healthcare payers, and firms dealing with medicare/caid related data acquisition, management, and manipulation are under his area of expertise.

Michael has over 12 years managing, operating, and analyzing complex datasets assembled from multiple source systems and environments, and delivering actionable business intelligence to business users. Prior to VI, Michael was at a major health insurance company as Special Projects Data Analyst and successfully implemented several major corporate initiatives centered on data and information delivery in a multicultural bilingual environment. Mike is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Insurance and a minor in Actuarial Science.

Igor Rabinovich

Data/Infrastructure Architect

Pete joined Visual Intelligence, LLC as a Data/Infrastructure Architect. He is responsible for analysis, design, implementation, and support for all server, application and database systems. He has over 35 years of experience in system and data administration of large scale data processing systems. He has gained this experience across a diverse group of hardware and software platforms for a wide variety of industries.

Over the last 15 years, Pete’s specialty has been developing high volume reporting and data management solutions. These solutions were sized from geographically dispersed distributed database systems to reporting data stores that are terabytes in size. These databases were designed with full integrity and recoverability support in mind.