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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. Onsite instructors are members of TDWI’s education faculty and also teach at our conference and seminar events.

Instructor Industry Experience

Our Onsite 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

Chris Adamson, CBIP
Oakton Software, LLC

Chris Adamson (CBIP) is a BI specialist, educator, and author with a passion for using information to improve business performance. Chris works with clients worldwide to establish BI programs, identify and prioritize projects, and develop solutions. As a TDWI faculty member, he shares over 20 years of experience with students at conferences, seminars, and on site. A recognized expert in the field of BI, his publications include the books Star Schema: The Complete Reference and Data Warehouse Design Solutions.

Aaron Fuller, CBIP
Principal and Owner,
Superior Data Strategies, LLC

Aaron Fuller (CBIP) is the principal and owner of Superior Data Strategies, LLC. Aaron is an experienced enterprise architect, data architect, data modeler, business analyst, and project manager who has developed a keen eye for transforming data into relatable, effective information solutions for businesses. Superior Data Strategies focuses on data warehousing, dimensional data marts, operational data stores, and data integration in a variety of industries.

Jonathan Geiger, CBIP
Executive Vice President,
Intelligent Solutions, Inc.

Jonathan Geiger (CBIP) is an executive vice president with Intelligent Solutions, Inc. Jonathan has been involved in many Corporate Information Factory projects in many industries. He presents frequently at national and international conferences, has written more than 30 articles, and is a co-author of three books: Data Stores, Data Warehousing, and the Zachman Framework: Managing Enterprise Knowledge; Building the Customer-Centric Enterprise; and Mastering Data Warehouse Design.

Richard Hines
Analytics Consultant and Educator

Richard Hines has been happily immersed in business intelligence and analytics disciplines since 1995. Richard specializes in working with organizations to establish or re-energize analytics and BI programs. His depth of knowledge regarding technology’s impact on strategic decision making has made him a regular speaker at industry forums throughout North America. He has worked with organizations globally, holding leadership positions in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada. Richard is also active in the academic community, assisting with curriculum development and lecturing at universities in China and North America.

Nicholas Kelly
Director, Visual Analytics,
Logic20/20 Inc.

Nicholas Kelly has built a career on gaining business insight from data. He is a hands-on leader in analytics with over 16 years of international experience in analytics and dashboard design, adoption, and user experience.

Nick's passion lies in building user-centric analytics capabilities that align with business strategy and produce actual value to the business. He created the Dashboard Wireframe Kit to bring technical and non-technical stakeholders together around data.

Nick is also an experienced management consultant who has implemented analytics projects and strategies for a number of the Fortune 100 in industries including finance, human capital, supply chain, and healthcare. He has been featured in videos and articles, as a speaker at international conferences, and has personally trained over 2,000 management consultants in data visualization and analytics best practices.

Krish Krishnan
Sixth Sense Advisors

Krish Krishnan is a recognized industry thought leader and practitioner in the area of data warehousing. A sought-after speaker at various industry conferences, Krish’s expertise spans all areas of BI and data warehousing. Krish specializes in providing high-performance solutions for small and large BI/DW initiatives. He has designed and implemented data warehouse solutions that range from hundreds of gigabytes to multiterabyte data volumes. Krish leads the data warehouse appliance expert channel at the BeyeNETWORK. Krish also serves as associate vice president of DAMA Chicago.

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

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Larson is an active practitioner and academic focusing on BI and data warehousing. Dr. Larson completed her doctorate in management in information technology leadership. She holds Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) certifications. Dr. Larson attended AT&T Executive Training at Harvard Business School in 2001, focusing on IT leadership. She is a regular contributor to TDWI publications and presents several times a year at conferences. Dr. Larson is an associate faculty member at American Public University and University of Phoenix in the United States.

Keith McCormick
Senior Consultant and Trainer,
The Modeling Agency, LLC

Keith McCormick has studied and used statistical and machine learning software since the early 1990s. He also has deep expertise using popular commercial and open source solutions involving structured data, text, and big data analytics. As a senior consultant with The Modeling Agency, LLC, 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

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.

Rick van der Lans
Managing Director,

Rick van der Lans is a highly respected independent analyst, consultant, author, and internationally acclaimed lecturer specializing in data warehousing, business intelligence, big data, and database technology. He has presented countless seminars, webinars, and keynotes at industry-leading conferences. For many years, he has served as the chairman of the annual European Enterprise Data and Business Intelligence Conference in London and the annual Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Summit in The Netherlands.

Rick helps clients worldwide to design their data warehouse, big data, and business intelligence architectures and solutions and assists them with selecting the right products. He has been influential in introducing the new logical data warehouse architecture worldwide, which helps organizations to develop more agile business intelligence systems.

Lynn Winterboer, CBIP, CSM, CSPO
Agile Analytics Educator & Consultant,
Winterboer Agile Analytics

Lynn Winterboer is passionate about improving the way teams deliver value to stakeholders by applying agile frameworks to BI and DW projects. She has participated in both agile and data warehousing projects since the mid-1990s. She has held various roles including agile analytics coach, scrum master, product owner, business analyst, process analyst, developer, tester, project manager, and team manager. Lynn understands the unique set of challenges faced by BI/DW teams who want to benefit from the incremental style of agile development.


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Yvonne Baho

Yvonne M. Baho Director, Enterprise Learning
Phone: 978.582.7105
Email: ybaho@tdwi.org


"The instructor was very responsive to input from the class and adapted to meet the needs specific to our context. I especially appreciated the many case studies and focus on assessment."

S. Bessias UNC Healthcare

"Very good overall view of DW concepts and provided valuable insight for such a varied audience."

Jerry Bundt Nestle Purina

"This was the best training class I’ve had in my 20 year career."

Tim Grieb Seattle Children’s Hospital

"The instructor did an excellent job and demonstrated an understanding of real world applications."

Sean Dewulf Con-way Freight


Yvonne Baho Yvonne M. Baho
Director, Enterprise Learning
Phone: 978.582.7105
E-mail: ybaho@tdwi.org
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