Rick van der Lans
Rick F. van der Lans is an independent consultant, author and lecturer specializing in business intelligence, data warehousing and database technology. He is the Managing Director of R20/Consultancy. Rick has advised many large companies worldwide on defining their data warehouse architectures. He is the chairman of the European BI and Data Warehousing Conference and writes regularly for the B-eye-Network. He a TDWI-teacher in USA. His popular IT books have been translated into many languages and have sold over 100,000 copies.