Hans Geurtsen started his IT carreer in 1988 as a software engineer. In 1997 he started specializing in Data Warehouses and Business Intelligence. He obtained his first experience in this field as a consultant for a BI tool vendor, later aquired by Business Objects. In 1999 he was involved in founding a BI consultancy firm where he worked on large data warehouse implementations in the financial and governance world in roles ranging from consultant to technology manager. Since 2007, Hans is working for Info Support. Today as a Principal Arcitect, he designs smart data solutions and frequently delivers training as a Microsoft Certified Trainer.