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David Lai is an SAP Business Objects Consultant from Toronto, Canada. He has a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto. He currently specializes in SAP Business Objects and Data Warehousing work for clients, which include SAP Crystal Dashboard Design (Xcelsius), Universe Design, and Web Intelligence. David has a passion for data visualization and best design practices with dashboards, which led him to create his blog (http://www.davidlai101.com/blog) in 2008, as well as co-author http://myxcelsius.com and finally author SAP Businessobjects Dashboard 4.1 Cookbook (Update).
David also enjoys speaking at conferences about the best dashboard practices and making sense out of data. In his spare time, he loves to spend time on many physical activities such as working out at the gym, salsa dancing, rock climbing, basketball, and volleyball.