BeyeNETWORK Team

The BeyeNETWORK™ focuses on business intelligence, performance management, data warehousing, data integration and data quality, serving these communities with unparalleled industry coverage and resources.

Executive Team

Ron Powell: Cofounder & Editorial Director
Ron has an extensive technology background in business intelligence, analytics and data warehousing. In 2005, Ron founded the BeyeNETWORK, which was acquired by Tech Target in 2010. Now an associate publisher at TechTarget, Ron continues to lead the BeyeNETWORK, providing editorial direction and supporting the sales team. Prior to the founding of the BeyeNETWORK, Ron was cofounder, publisher and editorial director of DM Review (now Information Management). Ron also has a wealth of consulting expertise in business intelligence, business management and marketing.

Jean Schauer: Editor in Chief
Jean has more than 14 years of editorial experience in business intelligence, data warehousing, data integration and performance management. Prior to joining the BeyeNETWORK in 2006, she held the position of editor in chief of a business intelligence publication where she worked closely with the industry experts who contributed articles for publication.

Kerry Flood: Associate Editor
Kerry 
Flood As an associate editor, Kerry manages content and newsletters for SearchDataManagement.co.UK and the BeyeNETWORK. Prior to joining TechTarget, Kerry was an associate editor at Wellesley Information Services, specializing in SAP technology, and worked part-time for five years at a local newspaper. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a bachelor's degree in English.

Domain Experts

Tom Breur

Tom Breur
Tom Breur, Principal with XLNT Consulting, has a background in database management and market research. For the past 10 years, he has specialized in how companies can make better use of their data. He is an accomplished teacher at universities, MBA programs and for the Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) program. He is a regular keynoter at international conferences.  Currently,he is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Targeting, the Journal of Financial Services Management and Banking Review. He acts as an advisor for The Council of Financial Competition and the Business Banking Board and was cited among others in Harvard Management Update about state-of-the-art data analytics. His company, XLNT Consulting, helps companies align their IT resources with corporate strategy, or in plain English, he helps companies make more money with their data. For more information you can email him at tombreur@xlntconsulting.com or call +31646346875.

 
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Ronald Damhof

Ronald Damhof
Ronald Damhof is an information management practitioner with more than 15 years of international experience in the field.

His areas of focus include:

  1. Data management, including data quality, data governance and data warehousing;
  2. Enterprise architectural principles;
  3. Exploiting data to its maximum potential for decision support.
Ronald is an Information Quality Certified Professional (International Association for Information and Data Quality – one of the first 20 to pass this prestigious exam), Certified Data Vault Grandmaster (only person in the world to have this level of certification), and a Certified Scrum Master. He is a strong advocate of agile and lean principles and practices (e.g., Scrum). You can reach him at +31 6 269 671 84, through his website at http://www.prudenza.nl/ or via email at ronald.damhof@prudenza.nl. more >

Claudia Imhoff

Claudia Imhoff
A thought leader, visionary, and practitioner, Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert on analytics, business intelligence, and the architectures to support these initiatives. Dr. Imhoff has co-authored five books on these subjects and writes articles (totaling more than 150) for technical and business magazines.

She is also the Founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, a consortium of independent analysts and consultants (www.BBBT.us). You can follow them on Twitter at #BBBT

Editor's Note:
More articles and resources are available in Claudia's BeyeNETWORK Expert Channel. Be sure to visit today!


 
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Bill Inmon

Bill Inmon


Bill is universally recognized as the father of the data warehouse. He has more than 36 years of database technology management experience and data warehouse design expertise. He has published more than 40 books and 1,000 articles on data warehousing and data management, and his books have been translated into nine languages. He is known globally for his data warehouse development seminars and has been a keynote speaker for many major computing associations.


Editor's Note: More articles, resources and events are available in Bill's BeyeNETWORK Expert Channel. Be sure to visit today!
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Rob Roemers

Rob Roemers
Rob Roemers is a Senior Performance Management Expert, Project Manager and a Managing Partner at Taurus-i. He is an SAP BI consultant with a focus on reporting and business intelligence. In addition to being technology focused, he has developed good insight into marketing, information and communication processes. Rob has worked on several large ERP implementations and on international BI projects. His experience covers the entire project spectrum from blueprinting to post-go live. He regularly teaches at SAP Belux and The Netherlands. You may contact him at rob.roemers@taurus-i.com or +32477380134. more >

Ivan Schotsmans

Ivan Schotsmans
Ivan Schotsmans, principal with Mire Consulting, has been active in the field of data warehousing for more than 25 years. He is also the global director events for IAIDQ. Because of the growing importance of accurate information, he has expanded his focus area to include information quality. He is a Larry English addict and completed Larry’s TIQM® framework training in 2007. Ivan's objective is to bridge the gap between business and IT to deliver correct information in a trustful environment. In 2008, he created a business intelligence community (BI-Community.org) for the Benelux market with the objective to become the place professionals interested in business intelligence and data quality come to find information. The community provides trainings and seminars, white papers, webinars, articles, podcasts. For more information you can email ischotsm@bi-community.org or call +32495551907. more >