Peter Lydon

Peter (Pete) Lydon is the EMEA Director of Sales Engineering at Actian where he leads a team that specializes in data warehousing and analytics both in the cloud and on-premises. With more than 30 years of experience in both programming and consulting, Pete has a wealth of knowledge in all things data after having worked for Barclays PLC and a database consultancy, Sandyx Systems where he supported and maintained business systems for large blue chip global institutions and government. Pete is passionate about the opportunities that the adoption of data and analytics technology offer to companies of all sizes and works to transform businesses to become more data driven.

Follow us on social

Keep up to date with what's going on by following us on social media.

Featured blogs

Read the latest news and views from key industry figures and thought leaders.

Data Privacy Week: US Data Breaches Surge, 2023 Sees 78% Increase in Compromises
The number of reported data compromises in the US in 2023 increased by 78% compared to 2022, reaching 3205 affected companies, according to the Identity Theft Resource Centre’s (ITRC’s) latest report. The number of victims impacted by these monumental data breaches reached 353,027,892, with the total still increasing. Another statistic that highlights the ongoing real-time...
UK and US develop new global guidelines for AI security
The very latest guidelines for secure AI system development will aid developers of any systems that use AI to make informed cyber security decisions at every stage of the development process. Agencies from 18 countries, including the US, endorse new UK-developed guidelines on AI cyber security. This is another example that demonstrates the renowned education,...
Flaw in AI Plugin Exposes 50,000 WordPress Sites to Remote Attack
A critical vulnerability has been identified in the world-renowned AI Engine plugin for WordPress, specifically affecting its free version with over 50,000 active installations. The plugin is widely recognized for its diverse AI-related functionalities, allowing users to create chatbots, manage content and utilize various AI tools such as translation, SEO keywords and more. What caused...