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Christopher BradleyChristopher Bradley has spent 40 years in the forefront of the Information Management field, working for International organisations in Information Management Strategy, Data Governance, Data Quality, Information Assurance, Master Data Management, Metadata Management, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence.  

Chris is an Information Strategist and a recognised thought leader.  He advises clients including: Alinma Bank, American Express, ANZ, British Gas, Bank of England, BP, Celgene, Cigna Insurance, EDP, Emirates NBD, Enterprise Oil, ExxonMobil, GSK, HSBC, NAB, National Grid, Riyad Bank, SABB, SAMA, Saudi NIC, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Statoil, and TOTAL.

He is VP of Professional Development for DAMA-International, the inaugural Fellow of DAMA, past president of DAMA UK.  He is an author of the DMBoK 2.0 and author and examiner for professional certifications.  In 2016 Chris received the lifetime achievement award from DAMA International for exceptional services to furthering Data Management education & to the International Data Management community.

Recently he has delivered a comprehensive appraisal of Information Management practices at an Oil & Gas super major, Data Governance strategy for an Energy Utility, and developed an Information Management training program for a Government Organisation.

Chris guides Global organizations on Information Strategy, Data Governance, Information Management best practice and how organisations can genuinely manage Information as a critical corporate asset.  Frequently he is engaged to evangelise the Information Management and Data Governance message to Executive management, introduce data governance and new business processes for Information Management and to deliver training and mentoring. 

Chris is Director of the E&P standards committee “DMBoard”, sits on several International Data Standards committees, teaches at several Master’s Degree University Classes Internationally.  He authored “Data Modelling for the Business”, is a primary author of DMBoK 2.0, a member of the Meta Data Professionals Organisation (MPO) and a holder at “Fellow” level of CDMP and examiner for several professional certifications.

Malcolm ChisholmMalcolm Chisholm, Ph.D. has over 25 years of experience in enterprise information management and has worked in a wide range of sectors. He specializes in setting up and developing enterprise information management units, master data management, and business rules. His experience includes the financial, manufacturing, government, and pharmaceutical industries. Malcolm writes numerous articles and is a frequent presenter at industry events. He runs the websites www.refdataportal.com and www.bizrulesengine.com.

David LoshinDavid Loshin, President of Knowledge Integrity, Inc., is a recognized thought leader, TDWI affiliate analyst, and expert consultant in the areas of data management and business intelligence. David is a prolific author on topics related to business intelligence best practices. He has written numerous books and papers on data management, including Big Data Analytics: From Strategic Planning to Enterprise Integration with Tools, Techniques, NoSQL, and Graph and The Practitioner’s Guide to Data Quality Improvement, with additional content provided at www.dataqualitybook.com. David is a frequently invited speaker at conferences, online seminars, and sponsored websites and channels. David is also a faculty member and Program Director for the Master of Information Management program at University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies (Maryland’s iSchool). He is an Advisor to the Data Governance Professionals Organization.

David PlotkinDavid Plotkin is the Director of Metadata Services at a large financial services institution, directing metadata activity in support of data management, including implementing data governance and data stewardship in applications such as Collibra Data Governance Center. He is also responsible for creation of metadata quality standards, enforcement of business rules through the use of workflows and coordination of personnel across the enterprise, and communication of metadata protocols.

He was formerly the Data Governance Competency Center Manager for Wells Fargo, working heavily in Data Stewardship and Metadata. He was also Global Head of Data Stewardship for AIG, where he was responsible for rolling out data stewardship as part of an overall Data Governance and Data Management effort. He has previously been a consultant for EMC, working on data quality, data governance and master data management engagements at client companies. He has also previously managed Data Governance at an insurance company and managed data quality at two large banks.  He has been working with data governance, data modeling, metadata and data quality for nearly 30 years. He is a popular speaker at DAMA chapters and conferences, and serves as a subject matter expert on many topics around metadata, data governance, business rules, and data quality. He also is the author of the book “Data Stewardship, an actionable guide to effective Data Management and Data Governance”..