Donald Farmer is the Vice President of Product Management for QlikTech, the leading vendor in the emerging field of “Business Discovery,” a user-driven approach to business intelligence and interactive data analysis.  Donald is an internationally respected speaker and writer in the field of Business Intelligence, with over 25 years experience in data management and analysis. He has applied his knowledge in fields as diverse as medieval archaeology and fish-farming. Before joining QlikTech, Donald was a leader of the Microsoft Business Intelligence team, working on new products for ETL, predictive analytics and OLAP.   An author of several books and many articles, Donald is also a guest professor at Southwestern University in Chongqing, China.  He is married to Alison, an artist, and lives in an experimental woodland house near Seattle.