Dr. Peter H. Aiken is an award-winning, internationally recognized thought leader in the area of organizational data architecture and engineering. As a practicing data manager, consultant, author and researcher, he has been actively studying these and related areas for more than twenty-five years. His sixth book is titled XML in Data Management and is co-authored with David Allen. He has held leadership positions with the US Department of Defense and consulted with more than 50 organizations in 14 different counties. His achievements have resulted in recognition as one of 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century and bibliographic entries in Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in American Education and other recognitions. His entertaining but clear and concise insights make him a sought after speaker, lecturer and consultant. He is an Associate Professor in Virginia Commonwealth University's Information Systems Department and the Founding Director of Data Blueprint, Inc. Peter is the recipient of the 2001 DAMA International Individual Achievement Award He has served as an advisor to DAMA International and is currently VP of Communications for DAMA International. He also serves as an advisor o the Meta-Data Professional Organization.
Bill Brooks has been modeling, managing and integrating data since 1995, beginning at CID Associates developing application databases, then at Children's Hospital Boston as manager of the Decision Support Systems Group. He managed a team of Informatica integration developers at MFS for several years, and now manages integration developers in Regulatory Systems, Global Investment Technology, and Corporate Finance.
Bill's background includes traditional relational database design, data warehouse design and implementation, and enterprise application integration using a variety of ETL, message broker and recently, service bus approaches
Malcolm Chisholm is an independent consultant focusing on metadata engineering and data management. He has over 25 years of experience in IT, and has worked in a variety of sectors, including finance, government, manufacturing, and insurance. Malcolm is the author of How to Build a Business Rules Engine and Managing Reference Data in Enterprise Databases and frequently writes and speaks on these topics. He runs two Web sites www.bizrulesengine.com and www.refdataportal.com. You can contact him at email@example.com
Earley is the founder and president of Earley & Associates, Inc.,
a technology consulting firm specializing in web application development;
strategic planning; and research in the areas of knowledge management,
content management and e business.
Tom Haughey is currently President of InfoModel, Inc., a training and consulting company specializing in practical and rapid development methods. His courses on data management, data warehousing, Information Engineering and software development have been delivered to Fortune 1000 companies around the world. He has worked on the development of seven different CASE tools, over 40,000 copies of which have been sold to date. He was formerly Chief Technology Officer for the Pepsi Bottling Group and Enterprise Director of Data Warehousing for Pepsico. He was also formerly Vice President of Technology for Computer Systems Advisers, who market the CASE tools called POSE and SILVERRUN. He wrote his own CASE tool in 1984.He formerly worked for IBM for 17 years as a Senior project manager. He is the author of many articles on data management, data modeling and data warehousing.
C. Hay has been producing data models to support strategic information
planning and requirements analysis for over thirteen years. He has worked
in a variety of industries, including, among others, power generation,
clinical pharmaceutical research, oil refining, forestry, and broadcast.
He is President of Essential Strategies, Inc., a consulting firm dedicated
to helping clients define corporate information architecture, identify
requirements, and plan strategies for the implementation of new systems.
Ho-Chun Ho, Director, Radian Surety
Steve Hoberman Steve Hoberman has more than 15 years experience as a data modeling consultant, trainer and author. He has performed integration efforts and has conducted ERP and data warehousing analyses for corporations around the globe. He has also presented at dozens of international conferences and is the author of the two popular modeling books Data Modeling Made Simple and Data Modeler's Workbench. For more about Steve and to sign up for his Design Challenges, visit www.stevehoberman.com
Claudia Imhoff is a popular speaker and internationally recognized expert on Customer Relationship Management and the infrastructure to support this initiative - the Corporate Information Factory. Dr. Imhoff has co-authored five books on these subjects. She also has a weekly newsletter and has an expert channel on the B-EYE-Network's website (www.B-EYE-Network.com) and contributes articles to many other journals and publications. She has served on the Board of Advisors for DAMA International and is an advisor and a faculty member for The Data Warehousing Institute. She won the 1999 and 2005 Individual Achievement Awards from DAMA International and is an advisor for several technology and commercial companies. She has given keynote addresses at conferences sponsored by many software companies and their user groups, The Data Warehousing Institute, The Economist as well as many international organizations. She has appeared on World Business Report with Casper Weinberger and Alexander Haig, Microsoft's Getting Results programs, and web casts given by DM Review, B-EYE-Network, Better Management, and many technology vendors.
Dr. Imhoff founded and is the President of Intelligent Solutions, Inc. (www.IntelSols.com), a well respected Business Intelligence and CRM consulting and training firm in 1992. Her company has successfully implemented over 150 Corporate Information Factory architectures in all industry areas. She may be reached at CImhoff@IntelSols.com or 303-444-6650.
Dr. Imhoff obtained her Doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge, her Master's degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder and her Bachelor's degree from Duke University, Durham, NC.
Jacoby is a Senior Consultant and General Counsel of Potomac
Greg Keller, VP of Product Management has over 12 years of experience in the development of data, application, and process modeling technologies and products. He oversees the development and execution of Embarcadero's technology strategy. Prior to joining Embarcadero, Greg served in key sales and product evangelism positions at Popkin Software for the System Architect family of products. Greg is regularly a featured panelist in data modeling and metadata management conferences, and is a regular contributor to various data modeling columns and discussion groups. Greg earned his BA from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship
Michael Ley, Enterprise Architecture UPS
Marie Smith is a consultant in information resource management, IS
strategic planning, project management, systems analysis and design, business
process improvement, data warehousing and related areas. She has been
an assistant professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) at LaSalle
University in Philadelphia, PA and has taught courses in her areas of
expertise to many companies as a corporate trainer. Anne Marie is active
in the local chapter of DAMA and serves on the Board of Directors of DAMA
International. She is also a member of the local chapter of the Association
of Business Process Management Professionals. Anne Marie writes for The
Data Administration Newsletter and other IS publications and has reviewed
many text and reference books in her areas of expertise. She is also an
advisor to the DM Forum.
Marie holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master's of Business Administration,
both from La Salle University; she is completing a PhD in MIS at Northcentral
has held senior marketing, product management and professional services
positions with large software development organizations. He is a recognized
thought leader in the enterprise architecture, metadata management and
data warehousing industries with an extensive background in enterprise
architecture, business requirements planning and data modeling methodologies.
He has over 20 years of experience in information technology related to
the development of operational and decision support applications. Mr.
Soulsby spent many years in the IT and business strategy domains of the
transportation and logistics industry.
David Rafner is Director of Technology at Data Blueprint in Richmond, VA. He holds an MS in Software Development/ Knowledge Management from the Univ. of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, MN. His career includes ten years in aerospace, five years biotech, and five years as a private consultant. He currently serves on the Richmond chapter and national DAMA Board of Directors.
Denise Sawicki Sparks has been in the data business for over 20 years, as a DBA, ETL developer, and technical and product marketing manager for IBM, Metaphor, Remedy, Acta Technology, Business Objects, and Informatica. She is currently in product marketing with Exeros, a data mapping and transformation software company started by executives from IBM, Informatica, and Acta Technology.
McAllister joins Stratature with a distinguished 17 year career in
software development and project management.
Jeff Garbus' background includes a B.S. Degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and work experience from PC's to Mainframes and back again. Jeff has many years of client / server, Sybase, and Microsoft SQL Server experience, with a special emphasis on assisting clients in migrating from existing systems to pilot and large-scale projects with very large databases. He is very well known in the industry, having spoken at user conferences and user groups for many years, written articles and columns for many magazines nationally and internationally, as well as having written over a dozen books. Recently his focus has been on database performance, tuning, monitoring, and reengineering. Jeff has been in consulting for nineteen years, training for twelve, and in the software business for over twenty. He has a demonstrated talent for staying at the leading edge of technology, as well as transferring his knowledge to others. Jeff can be reached at Jeff@soaringeagle.biz
Michael M. Gorman has been involved in data processing, database and DBMS for almost 40 years. He has been Secretary of the ANSI NCITS H2 Technical Committee on Database for over 27 years. As such he co-authored the 1986, 1989, 1992, 1999, and 2003 SQL standards.
Gorman has worked for System Development Corporation which, with MITRE and Lincoln Labs invented data management. He was the MRI Systems Corporation Federal Systems manager and Installed System 2000 throughout the Army, Navy, Air Force, EPA, HUD, Commerce, USGS, and USDA. Mike has worked for MITRE as member of technical staff and Data Management Conference Chair
Gorman has owned Whitemarsh Information Systems for 25 years, a provider of consulting, methodologies, books, courses, workshops and CASE/Repository software. He has authored a numerous books and publishes regularly on The Data Administration Newsletter. He has taught at a number of Universities, at DAMA chapters, and at the DAMA's International Conferences 2000 through 2005.
Howard has been working in the software industry for 11 years as