Dan Linstedt is the creator of the Data Vault model and methodology and founder of Empowered Holdings, LLC. He is an IT industry and DW/BI consultant for over 25 years, building both OLTP and EDW class systems for federal government and commercial enterprises. Dan is trained in SEI / CMMI Level 5 compliance and governance and is an expert in big data systems and unstructured information management, agile methodologies, product development.