David Loshin is an affiliate analyst with TDWI, the author of numerous TDWI research reports, and a frequent featured speaker at TDWI webinars and events. David is president of Knowledge Integrity, Inc. (www.knowledge-integrity.com), and is a recognized thought leader and expert consultant in the areas of analytics, big data, data governance, data quality, master data management, and business intelligence. Along with consulting on numerous data management projects over the past 20 years, David is also a prolific author regarding business intelligence best practices; he has written numerous books and papers on data management. David is a frequent invited speaker at conferences, online seminars, and sponsored websites and channels. David is also the program director of the Master of Information Management program at University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies.