A thought leader and practitioner in the rapidly growing field of business intelligence – Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D. is a popular analyst and dynamic speaker on business intelligence and the infrastructure to support these initiatives – the Corporate Information Factory (CIF). She is the President and Founder of Intelligent Solutions, Inc., a data warehousing and BI consultancy. She has co-authored five books on these topics and the architectures supporting them and writes articles and research papers (totaling more than 150) for technical and business magazines. She has served as an expert on DW and BI for the B-EYE-Network.com and TechTarget for many years. She has also served on the Board of Advisors for DAMA International and was chosen by the DAMA organizations to receive the 1999 and 2005 Individual Achievement Awards. She is an advisor for and was bestowed the title of Fellow of the Data Warehousing Institute and she is the Founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust (BBBT), a membership-only consortium of internationally-recognized independent BI consultants and analysts.