Erik Veerman is a mentor with SolidQ focusing on training, mentoring and architecting solutions on the SQL Server BI platform. Erik has designed dozens of BI solutions across a broad business spectrum-telecommunications, marketing, retail, commercial real estate, finance, supply chain, and information technology. His industry recognition includes Microsoft's Worldwide BI Solution of the Year and SQL Server Magazine's Innovator Cup winner. As an expert in OLAP design, ETL processing, and dimensional modeling, Erik is a presenter, author and instructor. He has helped drive the industry ETL standards and best practices for SSIS through his WROX books on SSIS and is the lead author of Microsoft Press SQL Server BI training kits.