Michael Haisten, vice president of business intelligence at Daman Consulting, is considered one of a handful of visionaries who have helped shape the data management industry. He has accrued more than 22 years of leadership in information management and architecture development. Haisten served as chief information architect at Apple Computer Corporation, where he developed the data warehouse management team. He has been chief architect, designer and technical expert for more than 72 data warehouse and decision support projects. In addition, Haisten is the author of Data Access Architecture Guide and Data Warehouse Master Plan and has published extensively on data warehouse planning, data access facilitation and other key aspects of data warehousing. You can contact him at dmr@damanconsulting.com.