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Lessons Learned in Data Stewardship and Communication Techniques from Successful Practitioners
Sarah Samrethis a Senior Informatics Business Analyst at Trinity Health, a nonprofit healthcare organization serving predominately the East and Midwest regions. She joined Trinity Health in and have been involved in data governance projects ever since. Her work ranges from data profiling to creating policies and procedures for the organizations master and reference data management tool, while adhering to industry standards and best practices. Inspired by prior DGIQ sessions, Sarah and her colleagues are now leading the effort to design and build an enterprisewide business glossary. Prior to her role in Data Governance, she attended the University of Michigan where she received her masters degree in Health Informatics.
Dr Katherine OKeefeis a Data Governance and Data Privacy consultant with Castlebridge Associates. Katherine has worked with clients in a variety of sectors on consulting and training engagements since starting with Castlebridge Associates. She lectures on Data Ethics at the Law Society of Ireland. In addition to her professional experience in Data Governance and Privacy. Katherine holds a Doctorate in AngloIrish Literature from University College Dublin and, as well as being a Data Governance and Privacy consultant, is a world leading experts on the Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde. Katherine is a native San Diegan, living and working in Ireland.
Aligning a Data Governance Program to Key Strategic Objectives
Markus Burgeris a Senior Expert in Global Master Data Management at Roche Basel. He has years experience in various Solution, Information and Enterprise Architecture roles at Roche Pharma Informatics with a particular focus on Drug Development and Supply Chain information. External data requirements as well as internal process excellence are drivers for his team. Markus is leading the Roche Semantic Web interest group to develop an integration between classical and linked data approaches.
Lynne has a proven track record of building innovative products, driven by customer requirements, and is frequently a guest speaker at professional and industry events.
Best known as the worlds foremost authority on meta data management,David Marcois an internationally recognized expert in the fields of data warehousing, data governance and enterprise information management. In David Marco was named the Melvil Dewey of Metadata by Crains Chicago Business as he was selected to their very prestigious Top Under list. He followed up this honor in by being named one of DePaul Universitys Top Alumni Under . In David Marco was enshrined into the very select DAMA Data Management Hall of Fame Professional Achievement Award.
Michael Groskyis the data governance lead at Lam Research Corporation, a trusted global supplier of innovative wafer brication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. Michael has led the eslishment of a new data governance program to support key business initiatives at Lam. One key initiative is the development of an information delivery hub to support enterprise dashboards, including a customer experience dashboard.
Lowell Frymanis responsible for directing thought leadership in the Customer Success practice of Collibra. He has been a practitioner in the data management industry for three decades and is recognized as a leader in data governance, analytics and data quality having handson experience with implementations across most industries. Lowell is a coauthor of the book Business Metadata; Capturing Enterprise Knowledge and a coauthor of The Data and Analytics Playbook published in . Lowell is a past adjunct professor at Daniels College of Business, Denver University and current VP of Education for DAMAI Rocky Mountain Chapter RMC, as well as an active speaker at international conferences. He currently leads the LinkedIn groups for Business Glossary and Unstructured Data Warehousing. He focuses on practical data governance practices and has trained thousands of professionals in data governance, data warehousing, data management and data quality techniques.
She has years of healthcare experience. Has a Masters of Health Administration. And has worked for hospitals and healthcare payers.
Prior to her current role, Lori worked at the Canadian Institute for Health Information, where she held roles in data management, governance and the development of strategy. Lori holds a masters in health administration from the Telfer School of Management and a degree in occupational therapy from the University of Ottawa.
Scott Bucklesis responsible for sales and customer satisction of IBMs Information Integration and Governance solutions in North America where he leads a team of sales specialists and SMEs focused on helping customers transform their raw data into business ready data that they leverage to drive more revenue, competitively differentiate themselves, reduce cost, and ensure compliance. Scott is passionate about focusing on delivering meaningful and sustained business value. He is the Voice of the Customer into IBMs Offer Management and Development teams and has a key influence on bringing cognitive capabilities to the DGIQ community.
Data Quality How to Get Started? How to be Successful?
Sunil Soaresis the Founder Managing Partner of Information Asset, a consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations build out their data governance programs. Prior to this role, Sunil was the Director of Information Governance at IBM. He is the author of seven books on data governance.
Jennifer A. Peeplesis a Data Governance Analyst at Trinity Health in Livonia, MI. She brings over years of experience in clinical laboratory science, clinical terminology, policies, procedures, and governance practices. Jennifer also has an indepth knowledge of National Standards. Part of her role at Trinity Health includes building and maintaining an enterprisewide business glossary, managing data across the organizations MDM/RDM tool, and supporting LOINC document s. Graduating as a Certified Medical Technologist from Michigan State University, Jennifers gives her a unique understanding of what the data consumer needs from a clinical viewpoint.
FROM WILD WEST TO LAW AND ORDER PanelData Governance in the New Era of Big Data and Data Lakes
Andrew Hohwaldhas been working for HCA in the Clinical Services Group since . His main focus work of has been on the Data Quality team, primarily working on Identity Management. His work is to ensure the accuracy and validity of patient records for over million patients across hospitals and physician practices.
Elizabeth Wisniais the Data Privacy and Data Governance Consultant for the California Department of Education CDE. Elizabeth coordinates/provides support for the CDEs data governancerelated initiatives and develops/delivers data training annually to all CDE staff with access to personally identifiable student data. Elizabeth also collaborates with other states, the federal government, professional organizations and private sector partners to provide support and resources to local educational agencies, counties, partner agencies, and schools. Prior to working for the CDE, Elizabeth worked as an analyst/researcher for various public agencies including the University of California, Davis, the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training POST, and the California Department of Consumer Afirs DCA. Elizabeth also has experience teaching and administering educational programs for the San Juan Unified School District.
IBM Analytics Information Integration and Governance
Having worked with the software and systems providers key to the formulation of Master Data Management MDM,Kelle ONealhas played important roles in many of the groundbreaking initiatives that confirm the value of MDM to the enterprise. Recognizing an unmet need for clear guidance on the intricacies of implementing data solutions, she founded First San Francisco Partners. Under her leadership, FSFP immediately eslished a reputation as the firstcall resource for companies looking to tap the value of Enterprise Information Management EIM, MDM and Data Governance DG. Kelle developed her ability to work through organizational complexity, build consensus and drive results in senior roles at companies such as Siperian, GoldenGate Software, Siebel Systems and Oracle. Kelles strong enables her to provide expert counsel to organizations seeking to execute an EIM, MDM or DG project. Kelle holds degrees from Duke Univ and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Ralph Hodgsonis a cofounder and CTO at TopQuadrant, Inc, a USbased company that specializes in semantic standardsbased enterprise data governance and information management solutions. He combines expertise in semantic technologies and other emerging technologies for intelligent systems with over years of experience in business application development and deployment, consulting, software development and strategic planning. Prior to cofounding TopQuadrant, Ralph has held executive consulting positions at IBM Global Services and was the founder of Interactive Development Environments in the UK, an international CASE tools vendor.
The Forgotten Side of Data Governance and Data Quality Dealing with Cultural and Change Management Issues
Sonya Edwardsis an administrator for the California Department of Education CDE. Her education career started at the California Chancellors Office of Community Colleges where she supported a computer network and managed disabled student data. At the CDE, Sonya helped automate the collection/processing of financial reports from over , school districts and supported one of the CDEs first local area networks. Sonya oversees data governance and education technology, including leading development of the common data architecture for the statewide longitudinal student data system; managing development/support of the system used by school districts to apply for federal funding; eslishing data management policies; and building staff capacity in data management. Sonya also provides national leadership on various issues such as alternative measures for socioeconomic status, metadata management, preventing unnecessary data burden and data standards.
ISO, Data Quality, and Data Governance Standards are coming, Be Aware or Beware?
Director of Workforce Technology and Analytics
Cheri Malloryis a data governance and data quality leader, currently a Director in the IM Practice at Method. Formerly the EIM Solutions Manager at SAP and the Services EIM Practice Lead at SAP, America, she has been planning and leading the implementation of SAP data management projects and technology implementations for ten years, including data quality, data governance, data provisioning, master data management and data migration.
Darci Hoogeveenhas extensive knowledge in data and process improvements with over years of experience in the insurance industry. She currently leads a team of Data Governance team members that focus on overseeing the quality of data for the Group Protection line of business at Lincoln Financial Group. This Data Governance team works with the business areas to standardize business terms, definitions and calculations; to analyze and validate their data; and to eslish and enforce governance policies and practices. This a newer concept for LFG and Darci is seen as an evangelist within the organization as she is paving the way for best practices around Data Governance.
Beth Harrisis currently a Data Governance Data Quality Lead for J.R. Simplot, one of North Americas largest privately held food and agribusiness companies. Her responsibilities include laying the groundwork and cilitating the implementation of a Data Governance Program across the global enterprise. She has been with J.R. Simplot for years and has been responsible for initiating several grassroots efforts in Data Governance and Data Quality in our Food Group. Additional experience includes several years as an Evaluator in the Performance Office of Performance Evaluations for the Idaho State Legislature and years as a Quantitative Analyst for the RAND Corporation. She holds a Master of Science degree in Statistics from University of Illinois ChampaignUrbana.
Dr. Paul Barthis founder and CEO of Podium Data, creator of the industryleading Podium data lake software platform that is redefining enterprise data management. He has spent decades developing advanced data and analytics solutions for Fortune companies, and is a recognized thoughtleader on businessdriven data strategies and best practices. Prior to founding Podium Data, Paul cofounded NewVantage Partners, a boutique consultancy advising Clevel executives at leading banking, investment, and insurance firms. In his roles at Schlumberger, Thinking Machines, Epsilon, Tessera, and iXL, Dr. Barth led the discovery and development of parallel processing and machine learning technologies to dramatically accelerate and simplify data management and analytics. Paul holds a PhD in computer science from the MIT, and an MS from Yale University.
Driving Your Data Governance Program from a Business Viewpoint Best Practices, Direction and Advice
Sue Geuensstarted in Data Management during when she was handed a disk with a list of builders on it and told they were hers to manage. Sue mentions this as te taking over and providing her with what she was meant to do. Various data roles later, her clients numbered of the top banking institutions in SA, a number of telcos and various pension funds, insurance companies and health organizations. Sue was the initial designer of data quality matching algorithms for a SA built Data Quality and Matching tool Plasma Mind. This experience stood her in good stead as she slowly but surely climbed the ladder in Southern Africa to become the first CDMP in the country. Sue worked tirelessly on starting up DAMA SA with the successful Inaugural meeting in February of . She was unanimously voted as President just prior to this event and became Past President at end of . Sue is the current DAMA I President.
Curtis has held numerous IT leadership positions within K education over the last years in organizations of various s and demographic makeup. He is a happily married, washed up soccer player, with two teenage children and a couple of goofy dogs.
Rex Ahlstrom, Chief Strategy Officer at BackOffice Associates, has over years of technology industry leadership experience. He specializes in enterprise software within the data integration and information management space. Responsible for BackOffice Associates current product strategy, marketing and technology in addition to analyst engagement and partnership development, he previously served as CEO of two software startups and held major leadership roles at multiple Fortune organizations, including SAP. Ahlstrom earned a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Drexel University. He is an experienced global lecturer, regularly addressing investors, business professionals and large customer communities.
Cameron Ogdenis the VP Solution Management for DATUM. With nearly two decades of technology solution and consulting experience, Cameron Ogden has worked with industryleading companies of all s to improve their business performance through data. Cameron has a track record of teaching organizations how to make data governance and stewardship relale, , and aligned with business strategy. Before joining DATUM, Cameron served as Head of Solution Engineering for several leading Global IS Consulting companies, and Program Management for industryleading companies in the Financial and Banking sectors. Cameron now serves as the Head of Product for DATUMs Information Value Management® platform and the lead for DATUMs solution engineering practice.
Anthony J. Algminhelps businesses use data to get better at what they do best. He is currently Chief Data Officer at Uturn Data Solutions, a Chicagobased consulting firm at the nexus of data and cloud technologies. Learn more at Previously, Mr. Algmin was the first Chief Data Officer at the Chicago Transit Authority, developing data analytics capabilities to help provide affordable transportation for millions of Chicagoans. He also spent several years as a data strategy and management consultant transforming businesses in a variety of industries. His early career was in the capital markets industry developing technology and datadriven applications. Mr. Algmin frequently speaks at conferences and local events and contributes to the data governance and data management communities. He has a BA in Business Administration from Illinois Wesleyan University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Data Clairvoyance Strategic Partner of Infogix
John R. Talburt, PhD, IQCP, CDMP, is Acxiom Chair of Information Quality and Director of the Information Quality Graduate Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock UALR.He serves as the Chief Scientist for Black Oak Analytics, Inc., a company specializing in data quality and identity information management solutions. In addition, Dr. Talburt is a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group TAG to the International Organization for Standardization ISO in the area of data quality. He is an inventor for several patents related to customer data integration and the author of numerous research s and articles on information quality and entity resolution. His books include Entity Resolution and Information Quality Morgan Kaufmann, , Data Engineering Mining, Information and Intelligence Springer, , Information Quality and Governance for Business Intelligence IGI Global, , and Entity Information Life Cycle for Big Data Master Data Management and Informat.
Mariann manworks in the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System CALPADS office, provides state level information on the system, and assists local education agencies with assessment testing systems. She collaborated with the initial group that eslished student data governance at the California Department of Education. Currently, she is a part of the Educational Data Privacy, Student Data Collections, and Marketing and Communications working groups for the department. She uses her business degrees, education credentials and extensive public and private teaching experience to contribute significantly to the educational community. She has presented at the CETPA and National Charter School conferences. Her passion is to share knowledge to empower others to find innovative education solutions.
Senior Director, Chief Data Governance Officer
Ramesh Donthais Managing Partner at Digital Transformation Pro, a management consulting company focusing on Data Strategy, Data Governance, Data Quality and related Data management practices. For more than years, Ramesh has put together successful strategies and implementation plans to meet/exceed business objectives and deliver business value. His personal passion is to demystify the intricacies of data governance and data management and make them applicable to business strategies and objectives. Ramesh can either be reached on LinkedIn or via email rkdontha AT m.
He is the author of the best selling, The Data Model Resource Book series Volumes , , and and the winner of the DAMA Data Administration Management Association International Professional Achievement Award for and the DAMA International Community Award for . He has received the highest speaker rating at several international conferences. his company provides consulting, training, publications and software.
Governing the Big Data Lake including Information Security and Tooling
David Marco is the author of the widely acclaimed, topselling books Universal Meta Data Models and Building and Managing the Meta Data Repository. In addition, he is a coauthor of Impossible Data Warehouse Situations and Solutions From The Experts and Data Resource Management. David Marco has published hundreds of articles, is a regular columnist for several technology magazines, is the chairman of the Enterprise Information Management Institute and has served as a judge in dozens of industry awards.
Stan Christiaensis the CoFounder and Chief Technology Officer of Collibra. He leads the global product organization, and is responsible for product management, product design, and user experience. He also leads Collibra University, delivering education and training in data governance. His passion for data comes from his experience as a researcher at the Vrije Universiteit of Brussels, where he focused on the application of semantics. When not speaking to customers and to audiences around the globe, Stan can be found in New York City.
Lauren Walcottbegan her career at MGP in and is the primary GIS Specialist in the City of Des Plaines. She has carried out an impactful role in her time at MGP by creating a strong focus for maintaining good data quality standards.
Reuben Vandeventerhas been driving progress in the data space for more than a decade, across many industries including Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Insurance and Asset Management. As the data space has rapidly evolved over the last few years, his in science, statistics and finance has created a robust foundation to deliver real value to organizations in new and innovative ways. Throughout his career, he has served in key strategic leadership roles for some of the top pharmaceutical and financial services organizations in the world. In these roles, he developed a repeale way to analyze, study, and design data communities that have revolutionized each of the respective organizations for which they were designed. Mr. Vandeventer has a Bachelors of Science with focus in Microbiology from Indiana University, an MBA from the University of Indianapolis with focus in Finance.
Donna Burbank, is a recognized industry expert in information management with over years of experience in data management and enterprise architecture. She currently is the Managing Director of Global Data Strategy Ltd, an international data management consulting company. Her is multiceted across consulting, product development, product management, brand strategy, marketing, and business leadership in organizations such as CA Technologies, Embarcadero Technologies, and PLATINUM Technologies. She has worked with dozens of Fortune companies worldwide in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa and speaks regularly at industry conferences. She has coauthored two books Data Modeling for the Business and Data Modeling Made Simple with CA ERwin Data Modeler.
Ryan Steelehas been architecting data management and CRM systems for years. From meta data management to big data architectures to connecting sales and marketing systems to the appropriate data, Ryan has been helping his clients leverage information for competitive advantage across all the major industries. For the last several years, Ryan has focused on data governance and data intelligence to help organizations improve their data quality and accelerate their time to market with information related programs.
Curtis Leeis currently the Executive Director for Data Quality with JeffCo Schools.
Jonathan Adamsas over years experience in leading requirements, design and implementation efforts for retailers, financial organizations and Federal agencies. For the past years, Jonathan has focused on architecting and implementing analytical and data management solutions focused on fraud detection, regulatory compliance and risk management. While at Booz Allen Hamilton as part of the risk and compliance analytics team, he was a member of the CMMI Data Management Maturity Model development team and is a certified Enterprise Data Management Expert EDME. Leveraging the DMM, Jonathan has created an execution framework for data management and analytical best practices that aligns data governance and analytical governance with the emerging requirements created by big data, analytics, and the integration of both in the operational con. Jonathan recently joined DATUM LLC as Director of Research to support customers in building governance discipline around analytics and compliance.
Mark Hensleyis a Specialist with IBMs North America Information Governance Practice. With over years experience in a variety of roles in the Data Integration, Data Quality, Business Intelligence and Analytics space, Mark has broad and deep understanding of governance challenges, and how they can be overcome, across many industries.
Lynne Lintelmanis a Senior Product Manager with SAP and has more than years of handson data quality and information governance experience. She has strong domain knowledge of the Enterprise Information Management space, with specific expertise in Data Quality, Data Matching, Consolidating and Best Record Creation, Data Enrichment, Information Stewardship, Data Integration, Data Masking and Data Integration.
Michele Kochis the Director of Enterprise Data Intelligence and the Data Governance Office at Navient. Michele was responsible for the successful design and implementation of the enterprise Data Governance and Data Quality Programs at Navient. Their Data Governance Program won The Data Warehouse Institutes TDWI Best Practices Award for the Data Governance category and the Data Governance Best Practice Award. She is also responsible for the data modeling team who provides support to development teams and the business user community, the enterprise data warehouse team, and the business analytics team. Her years of experience include applying structured analysis and design methods for process and data modeling, managing client/server and mainframe DBAs, and consulting at Fortune companies. Michele received dual masters degrees in MIS and Computer Systems Applications from The American University and a bachelors degree from Cornell University.
Michael Berardis a Data Management SME at Experian Data Quality. Michael is focused on helping organizations leverage their data to gain actionable insights, make ster, datadriven business decisions, and gain a competitive advantage. With more than years of experience, Michael has assisted organizations of all s to implement data governance programs, reduce regulatory risk, and streamline data migration projects.
Director Head of Enterprise Data Management and Stewardship
Barbara Forthis an industry expert and former executive leader of enterprise data management at Capital Group and Fidelity Investments. She most recently led the Information Architecture and Data Governance functions at Capital Group CG, the home of American Funds, one of the nations largest actively managed mutual fund milies. She joined CG Enterprise Architecture leadership team in in the role of Principal Information Architect with a focus on data management and quality. Barbara has years of data management experience in the Financial Services industry and joined CG from Fidelity Investments in Boston. She is an accomplished Information Management leader who has delivered a wide range of IT solutions with a focus on Business Intelligence/Analytics, business and data architecture, daase technology research, and large scale operations management.
Len Silverstonis a bestselling author, consultant, and speaker with over years of experience helping organizations in data governance and data management. Mr. Silverston is an internationally acclaimed expert and thought leader in data governance, data modeling, data management, and in the human dynamics of integrating information. He has helped many organizations successfully implement data governance programs, for example, from through , he provided data governance consulting for his client who won the Data Governance Best Practice Award.
Stuart Tarmybrings over years of experience as a GM and head of sales, marketing and product management for leading global financial service technology, ecommerce, data management and predictive analytics Big Data companies. He has held senior executive roles with Fiserv, Albridge Solutions acquired by Pershing/BNY Mellon, MasterCard, and McKinsey Company. Stuart earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management, a MS in Electrical Engineering from Duke University, and a Sc.B. with Honors in Electrical Engineering from Brown University.
Theodore Curranleads the development, buildout and implementation of data governance and information asset management program and activities across UPMC Health Plan. He has deep management accounting experience and has managed the finances and business operations of a top tier business school. He serves an expert advisor and consultant in Business Intelligence, Dashboards, Financial Operations and Data Governance to higher ed, healthcare, and government industries.
Steve Zagoudisis CEO of MetaGovernance Solutions. Steve is implementing a new paradigm in data governance that puts into practice the nuances in applying technology in a regulated world and addressing regulation through governance process and controls. Steve has substantial corporate experience directing IT, data governance and information governance efforts at BP, IBM, Goldman, and the Federal Home Loan Banks. As a result of his experience base, he has repeatedly demonstrated the dynamics of governance controls in the world of structured and unstructured big data, created value through augmentation of iled data warehouses by improving use from increased data confidence and control automation, and eslished an approach for eliminating waste across the information flow of organizations. Steves involvement with executivelevel management puts into practice his passion of driving business and competitive advantage through the optimal use of an organizations assets.
FROM WILD WEST TO LAW AND ORDER PanelData Governance in the New Era of Big Data and Data Lakes
Global Vice President Enterprise Data Management
Previously, she was at Stanford University for years cilitating largescale multicenter clinical trials in Sleep Medicine. As Data Coordinating Center Director, she led crossfunctional teams to develop endtoend informatics solutions that defined and harmonized data from erse sources, with a goal of producing actionable outcomes that drive decision. Her experience includes project management, research design and implementation, data quality and governance, business intelligence, and stakeholder engagement. Deborah has a M.S. in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry, and a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Idaho.
Shakeel Ahmedis leader within the Data Analytics Governance group at Pacific Gas and Electric company. He brings a strong understanding of business strategy from several industrial sectors including Biofuels, Biochemicals, Food Processing and Water treatment. Shakeel has earned a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Cornell and a MBA from University of Illinois, Champaign.
Jon Ruelleis the Data Governance Program Manager focused on creating a sustainable data governance program through alignment with a large software implementation effort at Pacific Life Insurance Company.
Michael McMorrowis Principal of MMM Data Perspectives, providing consultancy to businesses, and lecturing to business colleges, on commonsense approaches to organizing, understanding and exploiting data.
Van Linis the Shared Information Support, Director for Freddie Macs Single Family Data Governance Management department. She has served in various tactical and strategic roles, with over years of experience in business data operations, IT development and application production support. Van is the Data Steward of shared data and services in the Single Family Division, leading new projects to execute on strategic data architecture and business operations.
Kimberly Nevalais the Director of Business Strategies for the SAS Best Practices team. She is responsible for industry education, key client strategies and market analysis in the areas of business analytics, data governance, and enterprise information management. Kimberly has years of experience advising clients worldwide on strategic customer and information management programs. Kimberlys work has been featured by Information Week, CIO Asia, Knowledge World, Datanami and the IIA. She is the author of Portrait of a CAO an Analytic eBook, The Anatomy of an Analytic Enterprise, Mistakes to Avoid When Launching a Data Governance Program and Sustainable Data Governance.
Justin has over years of experience helping businesses grow their information management and data governance competency. His works includes building the first data warehouse at Home Depot Supply, implementation of a corporate data cleansing and management practice supporting a new ERP deployment for a Billion distributor as well as the business lead to evolve the Enterprise Account Data Management practice within SAP including the deployment of MDG.
Jeff Wolkoveis a Chartered Professional Accountant Quebec, Canada and has specialized in information systems through most of his career. Jeff moved his mily to Arizona in and spent years in senior IT positions in the health care industry, realizing millions of dollars of savings through innovative process improvements. After serving as Director of Data Integration and Production Support for CareWise Health, he joined the Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology Office ASET in . ASET, a ision of Arizonas Department of Administration, provides IT services and regulates Information Technology policies, standards and project oversight for state agencies. Jeffs role with ASETs Business Engineering Group includes defining the States IT strategy and roadmap as well as leading the states Data Management Program. Jeff is also an avid photographer and shows his work at two Phoenixarea art galleries.
Sr. Manager, Product Owner BI Data Governance
Stefhan van Helvoirtis a data management expert with a strong focus on the business perspective of data management. He is responsible for parts of the Data Lake implementation and involved in the creation of one shared language across the entire bank. He is especially focused on utilizing metadata and metadata practices to enable effective data management.
Ben Sharmais CEO and cofounder of Zaloni. Ben is a passionate technologist with experience in solutions architecture and service delivery of big data, analytics, and enterprise infrastructure solutions. With previous experience in technology leadership positions for NetApp, Fujitsu, and others, Bens expertise ranges from development to production deployment in a wide array of technologies including Hadoop, HBase, daases, virtualization, and storage. Ben is the coauthor ofJava in TelecommunicationsandArchitecting Data Lakes, and he holds two patents.
The Well Governed Data Marketplace How Podium Is Helping Companies Build Data Marketplaces with EnterpriseGrade Data Governance and Security
Sally McCormackis the Data Quality Competency Lead at Datasource Consulting. As a subject matter expert, Sally provides leadership, management, vision, and technical direction to ensure effective data quality delivery strategies are met. Through technological training, best practice development, and defined processes, Sally provides the executive oversight required for a successful data quality consulting arm. She brings over years of data integration, data quality, data warehousing, and business intelligence excellence. She has expertise in both architecting and implementing ETL and data quality solutions and has provided strategic and tactical leadership on numerous projects, implementing enterprise data warehouses and data quality programs in biotech/pharmaceutical and other industries. Sally is a Certified Business Intelligence Professional CBIP in Data Integration and Certified Business Intelligence Professional CBIP in Data Analysis and Design.
HoChun Hoguides and oversees global data governance and management for the Corporate Solutions business line at JLL. The scope includes the business oversight on master data management, data quality, metadata management and the overall data roadmap. HoChun and his team defined and eslished the Data Governance function, its organizational structures, global and regional resources, processes and operating procedures, tools, and communication protocols. He also mentors the organization on overall enterprise data strategy to leverage industry best practices and leading edge technology in enterprise information management, business intelligence, master data management and big data. HoChun is a Regional Director with JLL.
KEYNOTE PANELLessons from the Trenches Takeaways from Successful Practitioners
It Takes Two To Tango Strategies for Developing Winwin Data Governance Partnerships between Business and IT
Barbara graduated in from George Washington University with a BA in Accounting.
Ken Jacquierleads IBMs Information Governance Practice in North America. His team focuses on enabling Business Ready Data leveraging how an organization already Does mission critical work. He has a passion for building Information Supply Chains that sustain value at the pace of business. His knowledge has evolved from various roles at Grainger and IBM. As Director, Sales Operations at Grainger he accelerated his continuous journey of improving the process, people and technology components of Information Governance and Data Quality. As VP, Process Engineering, during one of the worlds largest SAP upgrades, he led business and technology resources tasked with changing business and data processes linked to supply chain optimization, increased revenue, mobility, digital and improved customer experience. He served as the Chair of Graingers Executive Information Governance Steering Committee. Since joining IBM in October , he has shared his passion to blend the Art of the Possible with the Reality of Execution on the Data Journey. Ken works with Chief Data Officers and other Data leaders to position Data as a Disruptor and not a blocker of Innovation. He is a firm believer that we need to bring new talent into our Data teams. The ultimate team is a blend of multiple generations. He is excited to help integrate the unique value of your own data with external data sources . He helps clients monetize their Data through Analytics and Operational processes. He is working with clients to bring cognitive capabilities to all Information Governance disciplines. First and foremost, Ken enjoys how Data brings parties to the le to solve problems; Business and IT, Division and Enterprise.
Chitta Shirolkaris a consultant in Slaloms Information Management Analytics practice in San Francisco. He has worked on several projects in data management/ governance, data quality and analytics strategy in Utility, Oil Gas, Hightech, Banking and Insurance industries. Expert in identifying business value of data initiatives; planning and executing them.
Head of Data, Corporate Solutions, Americas Region
Joshua Stagebergis Sr. Director of Product Management at Veritas. For more than a decade, Joshua has worked in the information management space, with a special focus on helping enterprises better manage their unstructured data. He leads product management teams responsible for softwareasaservice SaaS products, including Veritas Information Map and onpremises software products, including Veritas Data Insight. Joshua was previously the Vice President of Product at LiveOffice a SaaS Enterprise Information Archiving startup which was sold to Symantec in . He holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Shanthi Pudotais the Head of Enterprise Data Management and Stewardship practice at Fannie Mae. She has over years of experience in Information Management. Shanthi is responsible for leading the Metadata Management, Data Quality, Data Modeling, Data Architecture and Data Stewardship/Governance functions at Fannie Mae. Shanthi has experience implementing large scale data projects with customer centric focus and provides a holistic approach to Data Management.
Alan Rezazadehhas been working as a petroleum data governance and management consultant for the last two decades in Alberta, Canada, with a number of oil and gas companies focusing mainly on pipelines, well and drilling data. He has worked with Canadian public as well as private sectors on many data management, governance and business process improvement initiatives. Alan earned a PhD degree in Computer Science from University of Regina, Canada in . His recent interests are data governance and business process management.
With years of HIM experience,Elaine Gillespiehas been in various positions within the HIM field from clerical to Director. She has been with HCA for years. Her positions have included Consultant, Coding Manger, Consulting Product Analyst. For the last five years, she has been in the Clinical Services Groups Clinical Informatics Department as the Director of Data Quality Management. She is responsible for data quality and governance within our Clinical Data Management Program which includes Enterprise Master Patient Index EMPI, data profiling analysis, vocabulary management, and Division Clinical Data Warehouse access and reporting.
Keith Kohlis Vice President of Product Management at Trillium Software. He is focused on definition and execution of Trilliums global product strategy for enterprise data quality solutions, encompassing both eslished and emerging Big Data solutions, as deployed on premise and in the cloud. Keith has considerable experience in the enterprise data management market. Prior to Trillium he worked at Syncsort as the head of Product Management and was responsible for the design and launch of multiple offerings within the data integration market including several that involved Big Data and Cloud solutions. Prior to Syncsort, Keith worked for Torrent/Ascential and IBM.
Director, Global Center of Excellence for Daase and Data Management
Kate Carruthersis Chief Data Officer for UNSW Australia, and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science Engineering at UNSW Australia. She is a member of the Telstra Industry Advisory Board and the NSW Governments Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board. She has extensive experience in senior executive roles for erse organizations such as Citibank, General Electric, AMP, Westfield now Scentre Group, and NSW Treasury.
Robert Davisbegan his career at MGP in as a GIS Specialist and now serves as one of the two GIS Analysts on staff. He is a trained engineer, with a B.S. in Environmental Engineering. He also leads the Data Quality initiative, ensuring that clients have the most optimal information to aid them in the best decisions.
Deborah Nicholsis a new Data Quality and Governance Lead at J.R. Simplot, one of the largest privately held food and agribusiness companies in the nation. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, this global organization pioneers innovations in plant nutrition and food processing, with a focus on sustaining ecosystems. She is responsible for cilitating the implementation of a Data Governance Program across the global enterprise.
Robert Bob S. Seineris the President and Principal of KIK Consulting Educational Services and the Publisher of The Data Administration Newsletter TDAN. In , TDAN is celebrating its th anniversary. In , KIK Consulting celebrated its th anniversary focusing on knowledge transfer and consultative mentoring in the areas of Data Governance, Metadata, and Information Quality.
Dr. Michael Kellyserves as the University of South Carolina systems first Chief Data Officer; as one of a dozen or so CDOs working in higher education today, he is helping to adapt the CDO role from business and industry. He leads governance of the universitys data and information assets, ensuring the availability and accuracy of data for decisions that advance the mission, goals, and strategic priorities of the universitys eight campuses and Palmetto College. Mike works with senior leadership and functional managers to develop a sustainable data governance framework that addresses data stewardship, data standards, data quality integrity, identity access management, as well as reporting, analytics, and decision support. He chairs the Data Governance Chief Data Officers constituent group for EDUCAUSE. Mike holds a PhD in Higher Education Administration and is a certified Project Management Professional PMP.
Bob was recently awarded the DAMA Professional Award for significant and demonstrable contributions to the data management industry. Bob specializes in NonInvasive Data Governance, data stewardship, and metadata management solutions, and has successfully assisted and mentored many nole organizations.
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Sondra Zinkeis a founding member of the Data Governance team at Lincoln Financial Group. Our goal is to oversee the quality of data to ensure the organization has consistent, trustworthy, accurate, and standardized way to use information across all business lines. Sondra has over years of experience focusing on the areas of data governance, corporate decision support, analytics, project management, consulting, and training.
Bill TanenbaumCoHeads the Technology Transactions Group and leads the Healthcare IT Group at the law firm of Arent Fox. He was named as one of the Top Five IT Lawyers in the U.S. by Whos Who Legal in . He was previously named Lawyer of the Year in IT in New York by US News World Report. He was selected as the Cyber Security Law Expert in New York only one is selected in each state by Global Law Experts. Chambers, Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, ranks Bill as one of five lawyers in Band One in Technology Outsourcing in New York. He was named to Whos Who Legal Thought Leaders . Clients endorse Bill as a brilliant lawyer. I cannot imagine working with anyone else; extremely high integrity, a deep intellect, fearlessness and practical; and the best IP lawyer I have worked with.
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Geoff Belleauis an Education Program Consultant at the California Department of Education. With almost years of experience as a High School, Middle and Elementary School Educator he has insight into the schools of California. Before serving over years at the Department of Education, he was a County Office Administrator serving the districts as Program Manager for Instructional Technology where he was responsible for coordinating instructional technology projects along with district IT administrators and working with several schools and districts on technology integration projects and professional development. Geoff has presented at several state and national ed tech conferences and is a member of the TICAL cadre. As a semi active blogger he has also had several articles published helping educators and administrators as they implement technology in the schools. Geoff is a ther, husband, selfproclaimed technology enthusiast, cycling enthusiast and aspiring Jedi.
John Ladleyis a recognized authority in all aspects of enterprise information management EIM with years experience in planning, project management, improving IT organizations and successful implementation of information systems. Prior to joining First San Francisco Partners in , John was CEO and President of IMCue Solutions, a consultancy he founded in . John focuses on improving a clients business results through business intelligence, information management and data governance. John is widely published and his books, Making EIM Work for Business A Guide to Managing Information as an Asset and Data Governance, and Data GovernanceHow to Deploy and Sustain a Data Governance Program, are recognized as authoritative sources in the EIM field. John frequently writes and speaks on a variety of technology and EIM topics.
Tami Flowersis an information strategist with years of experience advancing business objectives through applied technology. Her areas of expertise include business process improvement, information governance, complex financial and accounting systems, business intelligence, and efficiency in systems program and project delivery through an Agile framework. Tami is a PMP, Agile Certified Practitioner PMIACP, and Certified Scrum Master.
Stephanie Zatykois the Marketing Manager at Experian Data Quality. Stephanies core focus is the symbiotic relationship between data quality and data governance, and how both are critical for organizations that want to leverage their data as a strategic asset.
Garry Katzis Chief Information Architect, Data Management and Strategy, within Citis Global Functions Technology Services. He has held datafocused leadership and management roles within Citi, including Smith Barney Global Wealth Management, for over a decade and prior to that with Bank of America.
Hemanth Gangaramhas over years of experience in Data Analytics, Supply Chain Analytics, FPA, Application Development Project Management in Manucturing, Airlines, Banking Industries. His current focus is leading BI Analytics Data Governance within First Tech. Hemanth has a Bachelors in Engineering from Bangalore University an MBA from San Francisco State University.
Lynn MarshMBA, ALMI, ACS, CSM has over years of experience in the Group Insurance Benefits industry with an emphasis in business processes and data analytics. As a Data Steward on Lincoln Financial Groups Data Governance team for the past years she is a conduit between the business and IT to provide collaboration and help ensure all teams are speaking the same language when it comes to data. Lynns strong cilitation and communication skills combined with her passion for accurate data and process efficiencies have helped the business understand the value and positive impacts of Data Governance and data as a strategic asset.
Brenda Brownjoined Consumers in as a Business Relationship Manager in IT and was responsible for IT financial and strategic planning, communications and process improvement in the customer arena. Currently, Brenda leads the HRIS and Workforce Analytics teams to enable the successful implementation of the Talent Management Suite, the centralized contractor tracking project and the delivery of workforce analytics across the Company in order to increase the insights the business uses to make important people decisions.
Matt Crittendenis a governance specialist and architect for IBMs North America Information Governance organization. He has years of data integration, quality and governance experience across many industries, specializing in information quality and metadata assessments to help clients understand the scope of data issues cing their organization.
Martin Romackeris a Principal Scientist in Data and Information Architecture and Terminologies at Roche Innovation Center Basel. His primary focus is the definition and application of Data Standards to cilitate data federation and answering of complex scientific queries. Current activities include Terminology Management, Semantic Engineering, Scientific Data Integration/Curation, Text Mining and Information Retrieval/ Search Technologies. Previously Martin was working as a Senior Knowledge Engineering Consultant at Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research. He has more than years of practical experience in semantic knowledge management and holds a PhD in Computational Linguistics from University of Freiburg, Germany.
He is a highly sought after speaker and has presented hundreds of keynote addresses and courses at the major business, data warehousing, and meta data conferences throughout the world. David Marco has taught at the University of Chicago and DePaul University and is on the Advisory Council for DePaul Universitys College of Commerce. In addition, he is the founder and President of EWSolutions, a GSA schedule and Chicagoheadquartered strategic partner and full lifecycle systems integrator dedicated to providing companies and large government agencies with bestinclass, awardwinning solutions using enterprise information management, data warehousing, data governance and managed meta data environment technologies. Visit more.
Justin Litzis Global Vice President of Enterprise Data Management at SAP SE. Justin has responsibility for the SAP Enterprise Business Partner Data Management practice which includes data strategy, process, and data governance.
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Morgan Templaris the Business Solution Architect for Provider Operations at Blue Shield of California. Morgan joined Blue Shield of CA in to implement several strategic projects including Provider Manager. She manages the Provider Manager Product Operations and Provider Analytics Training team in addition to supporting an enterprise portfolio of Program/Project work. She is responsible to define enabling capabilities, infrastructure, and processes to support the Provider Operations teams and improve the customer experience. Morgan is the founding Chairman of Blue Shield of Californias Enterprise Data Governance Data Steward Council. She provides thought leadership on provider data quality initiatives, directory accuracy, data issue resolution, regulatory and market challenges, and standardizing data, metrics, and reporting.
Anita Cookbegan an HIM career as an outpatient coder for HCA in after obtaining RHIT credentials. She held positions within HCA as a coding and education lead and a coding manager, and oversaw coding functions for hospitals and managing more than employees in a shared services environment. In she moved to HCA Corporate ITS Department as Senior Product analyst responsible for HCAs Clinical Quality Measure Reporting Product. In , Ms. Cook took an opportunity in the Clinical Services Group to oversee the Vocabulary Standardization Project and partnered with corporate ITS, Field ITS and the Terminology Vendor to successfully ensure the mapping of clinical terms and data elements to Industry Standard Nomenclatures in order to meet MU Stage requirements. She is currently serving as Data Quality Manager.
Scott Dickinsonis currently leading efforts to standardize data used to support clinical trials and manage products for a global pharmaceutical. Hes worked in a number of industries and functions often realizing that the success of our operations improvements efforts depends on good data which requires great governance.
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David Loshinis the President of Knowledge Integrity, Inc, a consulting company focusing on information management solutions information quality, business intelligence, metadata, and data governance. David is among Knowledge Integritys recognized experts in information management, contributing to Intelligent Enterprise and DM Review, and is a channel expert for the Business Intelligence network Davids books include The Practitioners Guide to Data Quality Improvement and Master Data Management, and his book, Business Intelligence The Savvy Managers Guide June has been hailed as a resource allowing readers to gain an understanding of business intelligence, business management disciplines, data warehousing, and how all of the pieces work together. David has created courses for TDWI, DATAVERSITY, and any other number of venues, and is often asked to provide thought leadership to the Information Management Community.
Markus holds a PhD in Experimental Physics from the University of Freiburg, Germany and has run and analyzed before his career at Roche Elementary Particle Physics experiments at Brookhaven National Laboratories/NY.
Gena Nelsonstarted her career in IT ready to take on the world of data and prove it fun! Using everything her imagination could dream up, from bribery with homebaked brownies to hosting Data Paloozas and Data Quality Haunted Houses, she has found success in this endeavor. Gena has been on several Enterprise Architecture teams over the past years, as the lead for Data Architecture, including years in Telecommunications and more recently in the Energy sector. Having worked in both large scale international companies as well as local utilities, she has a vision as well as a proven pragmatic approach to jumpstarting a Data Governance community to right a program for any company or business sector to learn to appreciate their data for the asset it is. Gena is passionate about data and life in general!
Mark Stockwellis a veteran information technology professional with over years technology and data management experience. Mark has held Manager, Director and Principal level positions with a wide range of companies from early stage startups to large multinationals including Ariba, Microsoft, DigitalGlobe, Opera Solutions and is currently with Asante. Over the past years Marks positions have included the processing and management of high volume satellite ry as well as the added variety and velocity of big data serving predictive analytics across Global Markets, Consumer Risk and Healthcare. Following positions supporting Population Health and Data Warehousing at Asante Mark has recently taken the position of Data Governance Program Manager. Mark resides in the beautiful wine country of southern Oregon with his wife Tami, horses, a dog and cats, he is active in both viticulture and oenology and has won several amateur wine awards.
Ken Muddis the Manager of Material Data Governance at Illumina, Inc. In his role, Ken has projectbased functional responsibility over the data quality, master data management, and reporting aspects of the material data domain. Ken has over years of master data management experience spanning multiple manucturing companies. He has effectively managed topperforming teams in various data governance organizations with an emphasis in SAP.
Peter Aikenis acknowledged to be a top data management DM authority. As a practicing data consultant, author and researcher, he has been actively performing and studying DM for more than years. His expertise has been sought by some of the worlds most important organizations and his achievements have been recognized internationally. He has held leadership positions and consulted with more than organizations in countries across numerous industries, including defense, banking, healthcare, telecommunications and manucturing. He is a soughtafter keynote speaker and author of multiple publications, including his latest the Case for the CDO Monetizing Data Management. Peter is the Founding Director of Data Blueprint, a consulting firm that helps organizations leverage data for competitive advantage and operational efficiencies. He is also Associate Professor of Information Systems at Virginia Commonwealth University VCU and past President of DAMAI.
Shannon Fulleris the Director of Data Governance for the Carolinas Health Care System. He leads the Data Governance Office which is charged with ensuring data is treated as a corporate asset that is owned, managed and controlled leading to trusted, high quality data and accurate reporting across Carolinas HealthCare System. His primary responsibility is to design and implement a Data Governance Program for Carolinas Healthcare System.
Justin Andradejoined Scripps Health in as an agile project manager for the companys System Wide Order Sets project, an enterprise application developed internally to bridge the gap from a previous manual process to an electronic form management system in preparation for the companys new HER. Justin now is the agile project manager using Scrum TFS for the companys data governance program launched in tandem with that new EHR. Justin has over years of project product management experience in healthcare with regulated medical devices custom software applications with a focus on Agile project software development methodology. Justin earned a BA in communications from Cal State San Marcos and an MBA with an emphasis in finance from University of Redland, and he is a Certified Scrum Master.
As a member of SAPs Center of Excellence team for Daase and Data Management,Sue Waiteleverages years handson experience with enterprise software technologies to provide technical expertise and leadership to SAPs top customers. She has successfully helped companies achieve their digital transformation objectives across a broad range of engagements encompassing information management, transactional processing, data warehousing, big data and internet of things IoT.
Stephanie Grimesis the Manager of Approved Provisioning Points APPs Business Management in Single Family Data Governance Management at Freddie Mac. With over years in the financial services industry, her expertise is focused on IT application development, business process reengineering and operations. In her current role, she manages two functional teams, APPs Integration Portfolio Management and APPs Business Operations team, providing production support for shared data and services.
Gretchen Burnham, CDMP, is an experienced Business Analyst, with many years of experience in Business Metadata Management, Data Governance, and Product Master Data Management.
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Lori Lennoxis a strategic leader in the health industry with expertise in governance, and data and information management. As the Director of Business Strategy and Analytics at the Canadian Medical Protective Association, Lori leads a team of analysts and datadriven strategists to collect data and derive insights to cilitate corporate decision and the development of strategy. Treating data as a strategic resource has been the principle at the heart of every forward thinking organization and Loris expertise in understanding risks and in building a solid foundation for advanced analytics is invaluable to deliver on that goal.
Joel graduated from Tulane Law School and began his legal career in private practice focusing on complex business litigation, primarily in the area of state and local taxation. In , he joined The Vanguard Groups Legal Department where he managed a team of lawyers and analysts advising on a wide range of internal clients on corporate and contract matters. In addition to his law degree, Joel holds bachelor degrees in Economics and Business Management and a Masters Degree in Finance and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP.
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Michael Kryshakis an Associate Governmental Program Analyst in the Education Data Office at the California Department of Education CDE. Michael serves as a member of the Data Management Improvement Program DMIP and assists in cilitating Education Data Governance EDGO! Michael has been the Data Resource Guide Coordinator for over three years, responsible for quality control monitoring and coordinating department wide activities and initiatives to ensure the departmentwide data inventory data is uptodate and complete in the departments data inventory system. Michael has previously worked as a Registrar for Bryan College in Sacramento, and as Director of Research and Education at The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Sokendai in Japan. In his free time, Michael enjoys travelling, cycling, and spending time with his mily.
Barbara Deemerhas recently assumed the role of VP of Financial Systems and has retained her responsibilities as Chief Data Steward at Navient. In that role she leads the Data Governance Council which is comprised of representatives from all Lines of Business. Barbara has years of experience in the Accounting, Finance and Servicing areas. She was the Controller of the Company from to until she took an extended leave of absence. She returned to Sallie Mae in to work on data improvement projects and is now in her current role at Navient focusing on Data Governance and Data Quality and managing the Financial Systems for the corporation.
Prior to this Michael was Head of Information Solution Design at AIB Bank and the leading architect for the design, build and business use of the Enterprise Data Warehouse. Michael was Chairman of the UK Ireland Teradata User Group in and has presented, lectured and published widely on datacentric topics including governance, quality, modeling and analytics. Michael has a B.A. in History of Art, Philosophy and Film Studies and an M.Sc.Management in Organizational Behavior.
Joel Lutzcreated and now leads Vanguards Enterprise Data Governance and Privacy Department, which focuses on orchestrating people, processes, and technology across Vanguards global operations to ensure Vanguards data is treated as a vital corporate asset. This includes implementing a global data governance program, a global program, a global records management program, and a global governance, risk, and compliance technology platform.
Steve Wagnerhas years of enterprise systems experience spanning developer to program management landing in enterprise architecture for the years. His industry experience spans, utilities, automotive, retail and consumer products. He has over decade of experience in defining and deploying master data governance and management solutions spanning strategy definition to tactical implementations in business operations, IT systems architecture, controls/tools and organizational alignment.
Michael Armbrusterthe Manager of Data Quality in Ed Tech Support for JeffCo Schools. His includes over years in IT focusing on data, including management and technical data roles in health care, telecommunications, state government, aerospace, finance, and transportation. Michaels MCIS is from the University of Denver he is a Certified Data Management Professional CDMP at the Mastery level. His personal life revolves around his wife, children with kids, years of soccer coaching, Stephen Minister responsibilities Christian Counseling diploma, and two published books of poetry. Oh, and a dog Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
Scott Gidleyis the Vice President of Product Management and leads the strategy and roadmap of the Zaloni platform portfolio. He is a year veteran of the data management software and services market. Prior to Zaloni, Scott was a senior director with SAS and was the CTO Cofounder of DataFlux Corporation.
As VP of Solution Management,Tyler Wardendrives the market cing initiatives and direction for all BackOffice software including developing and supporting the go to market strategy, field sales efforts, customer and prospect needs, as well as overall market direction of the BackOffice software portfolio as a part of the Strategic and Product leadership teams. In his time at BackOffice, Tyler has worked in all areas of RD as well as at customer sites giving him a unique perspective on the needs of the Information Governance market and the current and future needs of customers.
Aya Smithbegan her journey for data quality assurance nearly years ago while working as a research assistant at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System when her Economist asked, the model looks fine but why does the data look so odd? This question led to a variety of positions including a Financial Systems Analyst role for the FFIEC and a Business Analyst for at Booz Allen Hamilton and Fannie Mae where she identified and corrected poor quality data and addressed a variety of compliance issues. She transitioned into a Data Management Analyst Role on the Fannie Mae Data Stewardship team in July of where she continues to explore data quality assurance at an enterprise level.
Responsible for the direction and strategy of the company, Barriolade brings significant insight into enterprise data governance and data management requirements and challenges, shared from his working relationships with some of the worlds largest corporations.
Jenna Throneis an Associate Governmental Program Analyst in the Education Data Office at the California Department of Education CDE. Jenna serves as a member of the Data Management Improvement Program DMIP and assists in cilitating Education Data Governance EDGO! Projects. Jenna has nearly a decade of experience in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data from various programs monitored by the State of California and has previously worked for the Department of Education in the Special Education Division and the California Department of Public Health. In her free time, Jenna enjoys travelling, practicing yoga, and spending time with her mily.
Kathy Pattersonhas more than years of technology and management experience focusing on data governance, business intelligence and enterprise architecture. As the head of data governance and management in the Americas region, Kathy plays a key role at JLL across industry sectors, geographic regions and Service Lines. Kathy and her team provide leadership to accurate, integrated, higherquality data available across our service lines and accounts in order to uncover insights and seize new opportunities. Kathys expertise includes leveraging bigdata technology to improve overall business productivity. She designed a cloud strategy for a major telecom and media company to implement platformasaservice for highvolume, realtime data access. Kathy designed and built a big data platform to manage over peytes of realtime data coming from sensors and settopboxes.She has been invited as an advisor on vendorsponsored customer review boards, has presented in several international data events.
is an Enterprise Metadata Management Leader at Cigna. Sherri brings deep experience building high performance information management teams across different industries including retail, finance and healthcare. She was named one of the Top Information Managers in , Movers, shakers and game changers who are information work for business by Information Management Magazine, and has spoken at many MDM and Data Governance Summits. In her current role she is managing the enterprise wide rollout of metadata management practices for Cignas Data Lake through agilely delivered programs and projects. Her strong communication and relationship building skills are able to effectively sell the promise of her organization to customers, senior management and inspire her team.
Christophe Barrioladeis President and CEO of Orchestra Networks, a leading and independent data management software vendor. Orchestra Networks data management software, EBX, is a single solution to manage, govern and share any data assets. Large organizations use EBX as a cohesive enterprise platform for data governance, metadata management, and master/reference data management. He cofounded Orchestra Networks in and has helped develop what is becoming one of most recognizable pureplay data management brands in todays market.
With nearly years of IT experience in daase administration, tech support, EDW/BI and IT administration across multiple industries pharmaceutical, banking, restaurants, healthcare,James Johnsonnow leads the data governance program for Scripps Health, one of the largest healthcare providers in San Diego. Jimm is implementing an enterprise data governance program for the companys Epic electronic health record EHR implementation. Jimm holds undergraduate degrees in business administration, finance, Spanish literature and psychology and a graduate degree in counseling psychology.