Thara Kollu

Former Director, Data Architect
Thara Kollu is the Senior Developer, Business Intelligence for WBEZ. In her role, she will be designing and building data and reporting solutions for the organization.  With over 10 years of experience, Thara has a strong background in data, reporting, and analytics.  She developed the first data warehouse at the YMCA of the USA in order to support the Y’s significant training programs.  She also worked on migrating all of the Tribune properties to a single order entry and billing system. 

Thara has bachelors of technology from JNTU, Hyderabad, India.  Despite the cold winters, she moved to the Chicagoland area in 2010 where she and her husband are now raising their 2 children.