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TDWI instructors are carefully selected, rigorously qualified, and routinely measured and observed to ensure that they achieve and sustain the highest standards for professional education. We require that our instructors have extensive BI experience and demonstrated teaching skills. In addition, all instructors are current BI practitioners who bring their real-world experience to every class. Our instructors are members of TDWI’s education faculty and also teach at our conferences, seminars, and virtual training events.

Instructor Industry Experience

Our instructors have industry expertise in the following areas:

  • Professional Services
  • Financial Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Software/Internet
  • Government
  • Education
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Publishing
  • Retail
  • Wholesale/Distribution
Dean Abbott

Dean Abbott
Chief Data Scientist
Wunderkind

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Dean Abbott is chief data scientist at Wunderkind. Mr. Abbott is an internationally recognized expert and innovator in data science and predictive analytics, with three decades of experience solving problems in customer analytics, fraud detection, risk modeling, text mining, survey analysis, and many more. He is frequently included in lists of pioneering and influential data scientists.

Mr. Abbott is the author of Applied Predictive Analytics (Wiley, 2014) and coauthor of The IBM SPSS Modeler Cookbook (Packt Publishing, 2013). He is a popular keynote speaker and workshop instructor at conferences worldwide and serves on advisory boards for the UC/Irvine Predictive Analytics and UCSD Data Science Certificate programs.

He holds a bachelor's degree in computational mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master's in applied mathematics from the University of Virginia.

Chris Adamson

Chris Adamson, CBIP
Director of Education, TDWI

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Chris Adamson (CBIP) is a BI and analytics consultant, author, and TDWI’s director of education. Chris works with clients worldwide to establish BI and analytics programs, define and prioritize projects, and develop information architectures. With over 30 years of data management experience in IT, consulting, and high-tech marketing, Chris leads TDWI’s education programs and curriculum development. A recognized expert in the field, his many publications include the top-selling books Star Schema: The Complete Reference and Data Warehouse Design Solutions.

Steve Dine

Steve Dine
Managing Partner and Founder,
Datasource Consulting, LLC.

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Steve Dine is the president of Datasource Consulting, an EXL company. He has extensive experience designing, delivering, and managing successful, highly scalable, and maintainable modern data architecture solutions. Steve combines hands-on technical experience with a strong business acumen. He has experience across numerous industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, life sciences, and retail. Steve is the former director of global data warehousing for a major durable medical equipment manufacturing company and currently works as a consultant for Fortune 500 companies. Steve is a TDWI faculty member and a judge for the Annual TDWI Best Practices Awards. He teaches courses and presents on the topics of modern data architecture, BI in the cloud, lean BI, and enabling BI for the 21st century. Steve earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Vermont and a MBA from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

William Henry

William Henry
Owner,
Henry Analytics

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Will Henry is owner of Henry Analytics, a data-science consulting company.  Currently, he is primarily working with an early-stage business analytics start-up. He was formerly director of data science at Riskpulse Inc, a cutting-edge predictive analytics company in the logistics and supply chain sectors. Will is also a Python instructor with the University of California, Irvine, Division of Continuing Education.

Richard Hines
Analytics Consultant and Educator

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Richard Hines is an accomplished data and AI leader with 20+ years of global experience across a number of industries. He specializes in working with teams to establish or re-energize analytics programs and has held senior leadership roles within industry and consulting organizations. Richard is also active in the academic community where he has held data and AI advisory board roles with MIT and McGill University, and has led curriculum development and lectured across Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa.

Krish Krishnan

Krish Krishnan
CEO,
Sixth Sense Advisors

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Krish Krishnan is an expert recognized worldwide in the strategy, architecture, and implementation of high-performance big data analytics, data warehousing, analytics, and business intelligence solutions. He is a visionary data warehousing thought leader, ranked as one of the top 20 data warehouse consultants in the world, and a recognized authority on unstructured data, social analytics and big data, text mining, and text analytics. An innovator and solution expert, he is known for his work in high-performance data warehouse architectures and is an acknowledged expert in performance tuning of complex database and data warehouse platforms.

Krishnan writes and speaks extensively for industry-leading conferences, user groups, and trade publications. He has authored three books, four e-books, and more than 395 whitepapers, articles, viewpoints, and case studies in big data, analytics, business intelligence, data warehousing, and data warehouse appliances and architectures. He is currently working on models and platforms concerning block chain and the opioid crisis.

David Langer
Founder,
Dave on Data

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David Langer is a hands-on consultant, trainer, and speaker with a mission to make data analysis skills as commonplace as Excel skills. Dave on Data was founded to achieve this mission by crafting and delivering the best analytics training for all professionals regardless of role.

Dave has held analytics leadership roles at Schedulicity, Data Science Dojo, and Microsoft. He has trained hundreds of BI and analytics professionals in the fundamentals of machine learning and analytics. Dave has been recognized for his effective style of teaching analytics, and his YouTube tutorials have more than 2,000,000 combined views.

Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Washington.

Deanna Larson

Deanne Larson, D.M., CBIP
President,
Larson & Associates

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Deanne Larson, Ph.D., is an active data science practitioner and academic. Her research has focused on enterprise data strategy, agile analytics, and data science best practices. She holds Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP), and Six Sigma certifications. Deanne attended AT&T Executive Training at the Harvard Business School focusing on IT leadership, Stanford University focusing on data science, and New York University focusing on business analytics. She has presented at multiple conferences including TDWI, TDWI Europe, IRM UK, PMI, and other academic conferences. She is Principal Faculty at City University of Seattle, has consulted for several Fortune 500 companies, and has authored multiple research articles on data science methodology and best practices.

Evan Levy

Evan Levy, CBIP
Partner,
Integral Data, LLC

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Evan Levy, CBIP, is a management consultant in enterprise data strategy, data management, analytics, and systems integration. Business is experiencing exponential growth in data volumes, sources, and systems. Evan advises clients on strategies to address business challenges using their existing data and technology assets coupled with new and creative methods and practices. With more than 25 years of experience consulting with clients, Evan leads classes and workshops offering practical, real-world experience to address challenges in a manner that utilizes existing skills coupled with new methods to ensure IT and business success.

Keith McCormick
Executive Data Scientist in Residence,
Pandata, LLC

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Keith McCormick has leveraged statistical and machine learning software since the early 1990s and has deep expertise using popular commercial and open source solutions involving structured data, text, and big data analytics. McCormick guides organizations to establish highly effective analytical practices across industries, including public sector, media, marketing, healthcare, retail, finance, manufacturing, and higher education. He is a highly accomplished professional mentor and trainer, having served as keynote speaker and moderator at international conferences focused on practitioners and leadership alike. He possesses a unique blend of tactical and strategic skills along with the business acumen to ensure superior project design, oversight, and outcomes that align with organizational targets.

Mark Peco, CBIP
BI Consultant and Instructor

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Mark Peco (CBIP) is an experienced consultant, educator, manager and analyst. With graduate and undergraduate degrees in engineering from the University of Waterloo, he has led numerous consulting engagements helping clients adapt to fundamental shifts in their business models.

As a leading practitioner of business intelligence and analytics, Mark is a faculty member of TDWI and teaches companies on a global basis how to become data-driven as they implement “intelligent” business solutions. He is CBIP certified at the mastery level and maintains his professional focus at the intersection of business, operations, and technology. Mark has several years of energy industry experience based on a variety of roles in the pipeline, distribution, and production sectors.

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