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Rick van der Lans, Managing Director, R20/Consultancy

Rick F. van der Lans is an independent analyst, consultant, author and lecturer specializing in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Service Oriented Architectures, and Database Technology. He is Managing Director of R20/Consultancy based in The Netherlands.

Rick has advised many large companies worldwide on defining their data warehouse, business intelligence, and SOA architectures.

Rick van der Lans is an internationally acclaimed lecturer. For the last twenty-five years, he has been presenting professionally, and has lectured in many of the European countries, South America, the USA, and in Australia.

He has presented many keynotes at international events. He is chairman of the European Data warehouse Conference (organised annually in London, chairman of the annual Dutch BI event, he writes for the B-eye-Network, and he is columnist for Database Magazine.

He has written various IT books. His popular books, including Introduction to SQL and SQL for MySQL Developers, have been translated into many languages and have sold over 100,000 copies. Recently, he has published a very successful book on presentation skills.



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