About the Contributors

Donald Farmer is the QlikView product advocate, working with customers and partners to establish QlikView as the leading solution for business discovery. Donald has over 20 years of experience in analytics and data management. In that time, he has worked as a consultant, in start-ups, and as a leader of Microsoft's BI product teams. He is a speaker at many international events on business intelli­gence, data integration, and data management; a blogger; and an author of several books. In addition to his career in business intelligence, Donald has worked in fields as diverse as fish farming and archaeology in Scotland. He is also a guest professor at South Western University in Chongqing, China, and advises on several academic boards. He lives near Seattle in an experimental woodland house, with his wife Alison, an artist.

He can be found on LinkedIn, Twitter (@donalddotfarmer), and his blog, www.donalddotfarmer.com.

Clifford Siegel is senior vice president of Lifetime Brands, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: LCUT). He is an innovator who has consistently delivered improvements to the company. He has successfully led:

  • Integrations of acquisitions
  • Improvements to supply chain business units
  • Implementation of enterprise resource planning
  • Delivery of actionable intelligence

Currently, he is completing ground-breaking capabilities in visualizing the compliance of suppliers to specifications, regulations, and supply agreements.

He graduated from Northeastern ...

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