Derek Dykens

Derek Dykens

Derek has become a trusted advisor for retailers on their diverse business and IT priorities. He finds pleasure in offering a fresh perspective on the steps retailers are taking to modernize their IT environments, succeed in a multi-cloud world and digitally connect with their customers. Prior to Splunk, Derek was working for Target Corporation leading key technology and omnichannel investments. He also spent time at Cisco Systems and Lexmark International in various retail strategy and enterprise sales roles.

Official Title:

Global Retail & Hospitality Industry Advisor

What You Really Do:

Partner with retailers to identify ways to improve the customer experience through data and technology


Urban explorer, food and wine enthusiast, world traveler, sunshine lover

Favorite Quote:

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”

– Booker T Washington

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