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.
Donald Farmer, principal of TreeHive Strategy, is an internationally-known advisor to analytics vendors, investors and enterprises. His career has ranged from fish-farming and archeology, to leading product teams at Microsoft and Qlik. Donald specializes in helping his clients to develop advanced strategies for analytics, innovation and design, especially taking advantage of new technologies and techniques.
Mike Ferguson is Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited. As an analyst and consultant he specialises in business intelligence / analytics, data management, big data and enterprise business integration. Mike has consulted for dozens of companies on business intelligence strategy, technology selection, enterprise architecture, and data management. He teaches popular master classes in Big Data, New Technologies for Data Warehousing and BI, Operational BI, Enterprise Data Governance, Master Data Management, Data Integration and Enterprise Architecture.
Bart Baesens is a professor at KU Leuven (Belgium), and a lecturer at the University of Southampton (United Kingdom). He has done extensive research on big data & analytics, customer relationship management, fraud detection, and credit risk management. His findings have been published in well-known international journals.
Regine Dhaene, Practice Lead GDPR, Regine holds more than twenty years of experience in several sectors and has held various executive roles in her career. Among these are COO, business- and information architect, program- and project manager, business analyst, line manager and management consultant.
Janani heads up the audience platform data teams, that manage the petabyte scale data warehouse and data lake, and deliver data products and services supporting personalisation, insights and innovation. She also manages the data governance and operational privacy teams, who promote and embed data management best practices, ensuring reliable and compliant data is made available for all digital products. Apart from managing and delivering these products and services, part of her role is also to explore innovative ways of applying technology and practical uses of the petabyte scale data repository for wider benefit across the BBC. Prior to the BBC, Janani has worked across multiple verticals assisting businesses with their unique, industry specific data requirements including digital transformation, master data management, data quality and data governance. She also regularly speaks at seminars, and authors blogs & white papers.
Mark worked as head of marketing at Borland in Amsterdam before he moved to Silicon Valley in 1993. In the United States he led the marketing activities of companies such as Borland, Red Hat, Zend Technologies, Sonatype, CFEngine, Saucelabs and Splice Machine. He is an authority and frequent speaker on software development tools, databases, open source and marketing automation.
Drs. ing. Cor Baars is na zijn studie Digitale Techniek en Artificial Intelligence altijd werkzaam geweest in het IT-vakgebied, voornamelijk op het gebied van Enterprise Architecture. Zo is hij bij CIBIT Academy, waar hij tevens mede-oprichter was, bijna 25 jaar verantwoordelijk geweest voor Master of Science opleidingen en heeft hij bij meer dan 40 verschillende organisaties projecten uitgevoerd als adviseur en Enterprise IT Architect. Omdat de wisselwerking tussen advies-, projectwerk en het verzorgen van onderwijs Baars zeer goed beviel, is hij recentelijk Rosaert Academy begonnen met Nardie Scharenborg, waar vanuit zij masterclasses omtrent Artificial Intelligence en andere moderne informatietechnologieën geven.
Sam Wouters is a Blockchain Consultant. He has been learning everything about them for the past 4 years and has advised organisations across several industries on them. Sam works at Duval Union Consulting, where he helps organisations understand the impact of digital and transform their business. He helped write the Digital Transformation Book, sold in over 60 countries.