Ron Forino is with Columbia University as the director of Enterprise Reporting. Forino has spent the last few years providing strategic planning for executive management, primarily in the areas of information management. Formerly a director of Data Warehousing and Information Management, he has developed methodologies supporting information management services in data warehousing, data integration, data quality and knowledge management. He has been in the industry for more than 20 years as a programmer, analyst, architect and project manager. Forino has been a conference speaker on the subjects of data warehousing, value-chain business intelligence and data quality and is a member of the executive board for DAMA-New Jersey. Forino can be reached at