Prajakta Damle

PRAJAKTA DAMLE

Principal Product Manager, AWS

BIOGRAPHY

Prajakta Damle is a principal product manager at AWS leading product management for AWS Glue. AWS Glue is a serverless, fully managed data catalog and ETL service that enables businesses, data analysts, developers, and data scientists to easily and cost-effectively process vast amounts of data and make it available for a wide range of analytics. Prior to Amazon, Prajakta built location-based fleet management solutions at a startup in Silicon Valley and mobile applications at Motorola. Prajakta holds an MBA from Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.

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Albert Duntugan

ALBERT DUNTUGAN

Senior Director of Enterprise Information Architecture, UCLA Health Sciences

BIOGRAPHY

Albert Duntugan serves as the Senior Director of Enterprise Information Architecture for the UCLA Health Sciences in its Office of Health Informatics & Analytics.  Albert directs the data governance program, and works to align both a centralized analytics team and multiple distributed analytics teams throughout the organization. He also directs the office’s data architecture team, which builds technology assets like data marts that enable the office’s self-service analytics strategy. 

Albert has 20 years of experience in healthcare.  Prior to his role in information technology, he served in leadership positions in finance and operations, with a concentration on physician billing, managed care operations, commercial and regulatory pay-for-performance programs, and practice operations.  Albert received a bachelor of science in biology from Loyola Marymount University, and a master of health administration degree from the University of Southern California.

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Nebiat Kidane

NEBIAT KIDANE

Senior Manager, Data Management, E*TRADE

BIOGRAPHY

Nebiat is a Project Manager in the Enterprise Data Management Office and has 11 years of experience in project/program management within system integration, data management, and data governance engagements. Project experiences include leading strategy and implementation initiatives to drive regulatory compliance from an unstructured and structured data standpoint for large banking institutions.

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Ralf Strichau

RALF STRICHAU

Senior Manager, Data Management, Accenture

BIOGRAPHY

Ralf is part of Accenture’s Finance & Risk Data Management practice specializing in Data Management and Data Governance for large and mid-sized Financial Service clients. He is a Certified 3-Star Collibra Ranger with deep knowledge of various Business Intelligence (BI) and data warehousing solutions.

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Roy D. Potvin

ROY D. POTVIN

Senior Strategic Information Quality & Data Governance Change Leader, Dell, Inc.

BIOGRAPHY

Roy D. Potvin is a Senior Strategic Information Quality & Data Governance Change leader in the Chief Customer Office at Dell EMC.  In this role Potvin is responsible for leading key global End to End business partners, to ensure Master Data Information Quality and Governance.

Potvin has received numerous recognitions for his leadership and efforts, most recently as a co-recipient of EMC’s ‘Global Customer Experience Award’.   Automatic Data Processing, a provider of business outsourcing solutions, recognized Potvin as a ‘Most Valuable Business Partner’ at the Meeting of the Minds, and Potvin was also asked to be a Panelist at the MDM Institute NYC conference on Master Data Management. Member of Boston Best Practices and American SAP Users Group – New England Chapter

Past Member of American Payroll Association, Global Actions and Payroll Strategy Committee and Client Advisory Board.

Potvin is a graduate of WPI Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s MBA program and also from the National Graduate School of Falmouth (Quality Management & Six Sigma). Potvin is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (Air Academy Associates).

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Gaurav Arora

GAURAV ARORA

Partner, Enterprise Information Management Practice, Kalypso

BIOGRAPHY

Gaurav has over 25 years of experience in working with clients to manage, implement and roll out complex enterprise applications including MDM, ERP, CRM, SFA and BI applications. He holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management and B Tech from National Institute of Engineering in India.

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Michael Chinn

MICHAEL CHINN

Senior Project Manager, Enterprise Technology and Operations, Zions Bancorporation

BIOGRAPHY

Michael Chinn has over 16 years of experience in implementing public and private program initiatives for the defense, marketing, financial, and banking sectors. Michael currently leads technical implementations for Zions Bancorporation’s Enterprise Data Governance office. Prior to Zions Bancorporation, Michael worked as the Director of Program Management for a Department of Defense contractor. He has a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University.

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Piyush Jain

PIYUSH JAIN

Director, Data Governance, Progressive

BIOGRAPHY

Piyush is the Director, Data Governance at Progressive. With over 10 years of experience in data governance and data management, Piyush leads the data governance office, providing strategic direction for data governance and data management capabilities. He works closely with business leaders from across Progressive to ensure data governance activities are closely aligned with business priorities, and oversees the tactical implementation of the data governance program across all lines of business. Piyush also serves as the business sponsor for the Collibra implementation, owning the solution roadmap to ensure business-driven use cases drive the implementation plan.
Piyush has been with Progressive since 2007, delivering several business intelligence solutions to maximize efficiency. He holds an MBA from Cleveland State University.

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Vinay Jha

VINAY JHA

Senior Vice President & Chief Data Officer, Fifth Third Bank

BIOGRAPHY

Vinay Jha serves as senior vice president and chief data officer. In his role, Vinay oversees Fifth Third’s Data Management including Data Governance, Data Quality, Master Data Management, Data Architecture, Data Solutions, Information delivery and managing various data related applications (Data warehouse, data lake and data science toolkits). Vinay joined as chief data officer in 2016.

Before joining Fifth Third Bank in 2016, Vinay was Managing Director – Enterprise Data Leader for GE Capital. His previous experience also includes Staff Executive where he led Financial Planning & Analysis for GE Consumer Finance and GE Commercial Finance. He also led implementation of financial forecast model across GE Consumer business across ~45+ countries. He has a vast background in Finance (accounting, financial planning, business development etc.), Data management and Technology implementation.

Vinay is a graduate from Delhi University, Delhi, India. He has also attended Institute of Chartered Accountant of India and completed his post graduate education as Chartered Accountant. He also attended Institute of Cost and Works Accountant of India.

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Michael Maes

MICHAEL MAES

Big Data Specialist, Collibra

BIOGRAPHY

Michael is Big Data Specialist at Collibra. He is fascinated by Big Data technologies like Hadoop and Spark as well as data science at scale. Prior to joining Collibra, Michael was a data mining applications developer at a direct marketing company and holds a PhD degree in experimental High Energy Physics from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

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