Rick van der Lans is an independent analyst, consultant, author, and lecturer specializing in data warehousing, Business Intelligence, and database technology. He is Managing Director of R20/Consultancy and an internationally acclaimed lecturer. For many years now, he is the chairman of the annual European Enterprise Data and Business Intelligence conference. Rick writes for various websites including the well-kwown B-eye-Network.com, and he has authored many whitepapers. His popular books, including “Introduction to SQL”, have been translated into many languages and have sold over 100,000 copies. Recently, Rick published a new book entitled “Data Virtualization for Business Intelligence Systems”.
Rick van der Lans is speaker and conference chairman at our yearly conference, the Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence Summit.