Dan Sullivan, President of The Ballston Group, Inc. specializes in evaluating, designing and implementing Enterprise Portals and Business Intelligence systems. His twenty year tenure in IT includes work in database design, systems architecture, and artificial intelligence. Mr. Sullivan has worked in a wide range of industries, including financial services, government, education, telecommunications and manufacturing. He is the author of Proven Portals, (Addison Wesley, 2003) and Document Warehousing and Text Mining (Wiley, 2001). He is a columnist with DM Review and has published over 30 articles in leading industry publications such as Intelligent Enterprise and e-Business Advisor. He is a contributing author to Business Intelligence in the Digital Economy: Opportunities, Limitations and Risks (Idea Group Publishing, 2004).