Authorized Instructors

We work extremely hard at ensuring high quality training classes for our students. We maintain the integrity of the training by establishing a superior standard.  We require our authorized instructors to have a minimum of 15 years of experience in BI and Analytics, and at least 10 years of hands-on with the tooling, technology, and team management.

Authorized Training Partners

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Scalefree Offering Authorized Data Vault 2.0 Training and Certification in Europe.

We are consultants and advisory experts who help your company discover challenges, determine the right path for your company to overcome those challenges, and deliver a comprehensive solution for your individual business goals.   From day one, our highly-trained consultants work with your staff to determine where you would like to take your business in the future, what data you have currently, how your data can help you achieve your goals, and the best path forward to make that happen.

Michael Olschimke

Michael has more than 15 years of experience in Information Technology. During the last ten years he has specialised in Business Intelligence topics such as OLAP, Dimensional Modelling, and Data Mining. He has consulted for a number of clients in the automotive, insurance, banking, and non-profit fields. His work includes research on massively parallel processing (MPP) systems for building artificial intelligence (AI) systems for the analysis of unstructured data. Michael holds a Master of Science in Information Systems from Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley, California. Michael is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Scalefree where he is responsible for the business direction of the company.

Volker Nurnberg

As a solution architect, Volker has designed data-driven IT solutions in different industries for over 15 years.  His studies in electronics engineering and his work as a Quality Manager have developed his deep comprehension of technologies, process modeling, and data control.  Among his passions is knowledge sharing; this passion is enhanced by his NLP coaching certification which he utilizes in his Data Vault 2.0 training and when supporting, consulting, and coaching on Enterprise-, IT-, and Data Architectures.  Volker is DipL-lng, a certified Data Vault 2.0 Practitioner, and an authorized Data Vault 2.0 Instructor.

Marc Finger

Our employee Marc Finger completed his master’s degree in Business Intelligence & Analytics in August 2019. Since 2016, he has been successfully supporting Scalefree’s customers and experts in various projects. He is a proven Big Data expert who is well versed in the area of dashboarding and data analysis. In addition, he is characterized by a very structured way of working and very good communication skills, even in English.

North America and U.S. Government Sector

DataRebels Offering Authorized Data Vault 2.0 Training and Certification in North America and the National Capital Region.

DataRebels was founded in 2017 with a mission to help clients develop the internal knowledge needed to
improve business efficiency and achieve total collaboration at the enterprise level. We help clients navigate big data environments, establishing firm foundations for secure solutions that can be trusted for years to come. As an Authorized Data Vault 2.0 Consulting and Training Partner, we are uniquely positioned to instruct and lead your team in understanding proven data warehousing strategy; enabling the team to answer the most important question – Why? – posed at each step of your big data implementation.

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Cindi Meyersohn

​C​indi has worked in a variety of IT realms over the past 35 years and has spent the last 17 years working in applications and data engineering development within the DoD. As a Data Vault 2.0 (DV2) Solution Architect and Certified Instructor, her responsibilities and expertise range from the design, development, implementation, and technical guidance of Enterprise Data Warehouse/Big Data builds to crafting processes surrounding data acquisition and ingest, data governance and Master Data Management policy and compliance, development and team leadership.

Cindi is a cleared resource and is qualified to train, discuss, and provide guidance for and in ​US government secure environments. She has spent the past five years leading the architectural design, implementation, and ELT development of Data Vault 2.0 solutions at the DoD. Cindi holds a MS in Systems Engineering from George Washington University and a BS in Information Systems from Strayer University.

Canada and North America

PerformanceG2 Offering Authorized Data Vault 2.0 Training and Certification in Canada and North America.

PerformanceG2, Inc. is the Business Intelligence Consultancy for companies looking to modernize their enterprise data warehouse (EDW). We help companies rapidly build their EDW using Agile, Data Warehouse Automation, Cloud Platforms, and the Data Vault 2.0 system of Business Intelligence. PerformanceG2, Inc. provides Data Vault 2.0 training and full lifecycle Data Vault 2.0 implementation and support services.

Bruce McCartney

Bruce McCartney

An expert in database design, performance tuning, replication, high availability and security, Mr. McCartney is an excellent problem solver and enjoys sharing his knowledge with clients.  His professional background is extensive, including 25 years of involvement with Oracle.  Bruce is an Oracle 12G Certified Professional (OCP) as well as a Certified Data Vault Modeler, and was co-founder of DBCORP Information Systems Inc. and First4 Database Partners Inc.  Mr. McCartney has been working with Data Vaults for 10 years.

Australia, New Zealand, and APAC regions

Certus Offering Authorized Data Vault 2.0 Training and Certification in Australia, New Zealand, and APAC regions.

From smartphone to mainframe, and everything in between, our Data Vault-enabled solutions are enterprise grade, robust, and secure. We take the best components from Data Vault 2.0 and deliver best fit solutions that align to our clients’ business objectives. Whether it’s enhancing the customer experience for users of a bank’s web site, integrating processes across the supply chain, or improving the performance of a utility’s infrastructure and IT assets, we underpin our technology experience with deep domain expertise in most industries.

Nols Ebersohn

Nols has acquired extensive experience and skill over the last 20 years across a broad range of disciplines encompassed by Information Management and the supporting architectures. He committed to establishing governance capabilities and guiding these capabilities from infancy to maturity, focusing on operability as a key accomplishment for organizations.  As an expert in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence implementation, Nols utilizes a number of tool sets including IBM InfoSphere and SAS Data Integration Server.  His role at Certus has allowed him to work in a variety of industries and acquire an in-depth understanding of traditional challenges faced by all of today’s organizations.


Data Vault Alliance​ Offering Authorized Data Vault 2.0 Training and Certification world-wide.

Our purpose is to ensure the ongoing integrity and continued evolution of the DV 2.0 system and to drive its adoption.  We achieve this through a community of practice, dedicated to the use and advancement of the DV 2.0 standards and focused on quality customer outcomes.  We offer an exclusive community of certified partners committed to delivering exceptional customer outcomes through the use of DV2.0.  We also offer customized training, and long-term mentoring engagements to ensure your teams achieve maximum success.

Sanjay Pande

Sanjay Pande is the co-founder of Data Vault Alliance. Sometimes he provides instruction on big data technologies and their role in Data Warehouses especially using the Data Vault 2.0 architecture. He has over 20 years of industry experience spanning 3 continents, consulting with very large enterprises, leading data integration vendors and world-renowned public research universities.  He is an expert in Big Data, NoSQL, and Hybrid solutions.

He’s worked with Dan Linstedt on Data Vault projects for over 10 years, and currently works directly with Dan to produce content for (formerly   Sanjay is a Certified Data Vault 2.0 Practitioner and a Certified Data Vault Master.

Sanjay offers Authorized Data Vault 2.0 Training and Certification in India and surrounding areas.

Dan Linstedt

Author, founder, and inventor of Data Vault modeling, methodology, and architecture. Dan is the world-renowned expert in Data Vault. He has 25+ years of IT industry experience with a majority of that time spent in big data systems, business intelligence, and data warehousing. He teaches all the certification classes available in Vermont. He has helped many Fortune 50 companies including Nike, US Air Force, US Department of Defense, American Automobile Association, Desjardins Bank, and Edmonton Police Services (to name a few) implement their global Data Vault visions. You can find out more about Dan Linstedt by reading through his LinkedIn profile.

Dan offeres ​Authorized ​ Data Vault 2.0 Training by special request (ON-SITE) only.

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