Jerome Shattner is a founder of SAND Technology, an international provider of intelligent enterprise information management solutions. Shattner has educated C-level executives on the benefits of leveraging corporate databases to support the bottom line and has presented at business and industry events over the past twenty-five years. From 1987 to 1999, he served as president of SAND Technology's joint venture company with Hitachi Ltd., Hitachi Data Systems Inc. Under his direction, Hitachi Data Systems achieved more than $100 million in annual sales. Prior to SAND's inception, Shattner was employed by IBM in a variety of management positions. He may be reached at email@example.com.