He is the president of DataBase Associates Inc. and founder of BI Research. As an analyst, educator and writer he is well known for his in-depth knowledge of Data Management, Information Integration, and Business Intelligence technologies and how they can be used for building the smart and agile Business. With many years of IT experience, he has consulted for dozens of companies throughout the world and is a frequent speaker at leading IT events. Mr. White has written numerous articles and papers on deploying new and evolving information technologies for Business benefit and is a regular contributor to several leading print- and Web-based industry journals. For ten years he was the conference chair of the DCI and Shared Insights Portals, Content Management, and Collaboration conference. He was also the conference director of the DB/EXPO trade show and conference.