As Strategic Consultant at Project Botticelli Ltd ( Rafal focuses on making advanced analytics easy, insightful, and useful, helping clients achieve better organisational performance. He specialises in business intelligence, looking for valuable patterns and correlations using data mining, and he is also known for his work in cryptography, enterprise architecture, and solution delivery. Rafal has been a popular, well-travelled speaker at major IT conferences since 1998. He even had the honour of sharing keynote platforms with Bill Gates, Neil Armstrong, and Steve Ballmer. A natural educator, he explains complex concepts in simple terms in an engaging, enjoyable, energetic style. Outside IT, Rafal looks for abstraction in natural landscapes, expressing it in traditional, black-and-white, large-format film photography in his hand-made, silver-gelatin prints—see