The instructors who teach
our courses are industry experts and top-rated classroom instructors. TDWI
prides itself on the superior educational content it provides and the highly
skilled instructors that teach its courses.
is an IBM Distinguished
Engineer and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. He defined one
of the first data warehouse architectures in the mid-1980s, and he continues
to work at the leading edge of data warehouse architecture and implementation
with clients worldwide. He is the author of Data Warehouse — from
Architecture to Implementation (Addison Wesley, 1997).
the father of the data warehouse
concept, has written 39 books on data management, data warehouse, design
review, and management of data processing and is a regular contributor
to trade journals. Bill is the Chief Technology Officer and founder of
Pine Cone Systems and has written over 500 articles published in leading
trade journals. Bill's books have been translated into Russian, Portuguese,
Chinese, Japanese, Norwegian, German, French, Spanish, and Korean. Bill
conducts seminars and conferences in the US, Europe, Canada, Asia and Australia.
Bill holds two software patents for metadata management.
has managed the establishment
of the five European TDWI affiliates, coordinates their activities
working in close contact with the international data warehousing community
both in Europe and in the US and is responsible for the European TDWI conferences.
She is a management consultant at the Sifo Group company SMG Finland. Her
current focus is on the design and implementation of data warehousing education.
is an analyst of business
intelligence, information management, and distributed computing. He specializes
in recognizing and understanding new technologies, identifying their value
to the business, and creating frameworks for their evaluation and selection.
Kramer consults with IT organizations to define and implement information
technology strategies and architectures as well as in technology and product
evaluation and selection. He has written many in-depth reports analyzing
and comparing software products in his areas of expertise including Web
based business intelligence and electronic commerce.
utilizes his 16 years experience
with information and database systems as The Data Warehousing Institute’s
Vice President of Research and Education. With a primary focus on the knowledge
transfer of data warehousing technologies, methodologies, trends and directions,
Richard is constantly working with leaders of the industry conducting research
on the latest trends and directions of the data warehousing market.
is responsible for the Finnish
operations of SMG, an international management consultancy founded by professor
Richard Normann. He has 20 years experience from using information technology
for the purpose of making strategic decisions. His interest in combining
business strategy with information technology introduced him to The Data
Warehousing Institute already in 1995. Johan Wallin is the chairman of