Dr. Richard Hackathorn is president and founder of Bolder Technology, Inc., an established consultancy in Boulder, Colorado. Hackathorn has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry and is a well-known technology innovator and international educator, conducting professional seminars in 18 countries. He has written three textbooks entitled Enterprise Database Connectivity, Using the Data Warehouse (with W.H. Inmon), and Web Farming for the Data Warehouse. He earned his B.S. degree from the California Institute of Technology and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Irvine. To contact, send e-mail to email@example.com.