Dr. Richard Hackathorn: President and Founder of Bolder Technology, Inc. He has written three textbooks entitled Enterprise Database Connectivity, Using the Data Warehouse (with W.H. Inmon) and Web Farming for the Data Warehouse. He earned his B.S. degree from the California Institute of Technology and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Irvine.
Pauline Hannemann: An independent management consultant, thought leader and practicing visionary with 25 years of experience in enterprise information management, business intelligence and technology. Ms. Hannemann’s strategic and tactical experience spans the entire spectrum of the CIO across many industries. Her blended passion and experience in business consulting, sustainable practices, innovation and Information management enables her to deliver an unparalleled holistic perspective to her clients. Previous roles include, Executive Management Consultant, CIO-Sr. Executive Director of Information Resources, Sr. Principal- IM practice, Associate Partner – BI practice, Master Business Consultant, Sr. Executive Director of Technology, Director of Information Management, and Founder of The Information Engineers.
Kenneth Hansen: Founder and Managing Consultant for Analyticdomain, an independent consultancy focused on enabling clients in EMEA to gain competitive advantage by use of Data Integration and Analytics. Building on business management experience with the Barclays Group in UK and Italy, he developed technical skills for Analytics (including predictive), Data Integration and is now a specialist in Modelling and Architecture.
Projects on Data Architecture, Modelling and Analytics have spanned Banking, Insurance, Retail, Shipping, Telco and Airline. Based in Europe; a member of DAMA; Speaker at Enterprise Data World, Data Modelling Zone and Enterprise Data & BI.
capioIT was founded in 2010 to act as a trusted advisor supporting successful outcomes in emerging technology and geographic markets globally. It was founded by CEO Phil Hassey, who has 20 years experience in corporate strategy, consulting and market intelligence. capioIT is constantly “tilting the world view” providing unique, but grounded perspectives for clients.
Jan is a highly rated consultant, speaker and author who has been active in the field of Information Management and Relational Database Management since 1986. He has presented, moderated and taught workshops at many international conferences and User Group meetings worldwide. Jan’s experiences, combined with information architecture and management expertise, have enabled him to help many organisations to optimise the business value of their information assets. He is Founder and managing partner of Inpuls, a company that focuses on information management and data insight. He is actively involved in non-profit organisations as Director of the Belgium and Luxembourg chapter of DAMA (Data Management Association) and as Board member of DAMA International. He has published articles in many industry journals, and has been elected to the IDUG Speakers Hall of Fame.
Chuck Hooper: Owner of BIAlytics. Chuck does business intelligence consulting, speaking engagements, and training sessions on visual analytics, data warehouse design, and other BI topics, at both the technical and the executive levels. In 2005, PRS became Tableau’s first consulting partner. In 2008, Chuck joined Tableau Software to start their Professional Services group. As of April 2011, Chuck is back in the independent consulting world, with his 40+ years of experience, specializing in BI for healthcare and education.
Philip Howard: Research Director of Bloor Research, where he heads up the Information Management group. Having joined the company in 1992, Philip has recently celebrated (if that’s the right word!) his 21st anniversary with Bloor Research. Prior to becoming an industry analyst Philip worked with a number of companies in the IT sector, including NCR, GEC and Raytheon in a variety of capacities ranging from systems analyst and developer through sales to product management and marketing.
Ralph Hughes: MA, PMP, CSM serves as Chief Systems Architect for Ceregenics, provider of project leadership consulting for DW/BI programs among the Global 2000 since 1988. Inventor of the Agile Data Warehousing method and the Zuzena automated DW/BI testing engine, he published the first book on agile data warehousing in 2008. He is a faculty member of The Data Warehouse Institute, frequently a keynote speaker at their quarterly world conferences, and one of five judges on their annual Emerging Technologies and Methods practices award panel. He started in DW/BI and data analytics while earning his masters degree from Stanford University in econometric forecasting, and has led data warehousing programs in the aerospace, telecommunications, e-commerce, and pharmaceuticals industries.
Hans Hultgren: President and CEO of Genesee Academy, LLC. Hans is an educator, speaker, and consultant in the data warehousing and business intelligence space. He has been teaching and working in the broader industry for 25 years and currently specializes in enterprise data warehousing, data vault modeling, and emerging trends in BI. His recent consulting roles include DWBI Advisor, EDW Architect, DW data vault model manager, DW designer, and several model and architecture reviewer roles. Current training focus is on using hybrid delivery techniques for both standard and certification classes. Hans is also speaking at international conferences on data vault, EDW, agile DW, and the integration of industry reference models.
Julie Hunt: Independent Consultant, Julie Hunt Consulting, a software solutions strategy and market intelligence practice. Julie is an accomplished software industry analyst, providing strategic market and competitive insights for vendors and buyers. Julie has the unique perspective of a software industry “hybrid” — extensive experience in the technology, business, and customer/people-oriented aspects of creating, marketing and selling software. She has worked in the B2B software industry on the vendor side for more than 20 years in roles from the very technical (developer, SE, solutions consultant) to customer-focused work in strategies for products/solutions, competitive intelligence, and go-to-market initiatives. Her core software technology domains are data integration, data quality, analytics, OSS, SaaS, cloud, WCM/WEM, enterprise portal, social media/marketing, collaboration, and ECM.