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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Peggy McCoy

PEGGY MCCOY

Chief Data Stewart, NetApp

BIOGRAPHY

Peggy McCoy has been with NetApp Inc.  for 11 years, the last 6 years as Chief Data Steward.  In her current role, she is responsible for coordinating enterprise data governance activities including facilitating data governance councils, Report Certification, securing executive owners of data domains, plus oversight and adoption of their implementation of Collibra DGC.

Prior to NetApp, Peggy worked at SGI, EDS and Digital Equipment Corporation.  Her background includes Program Management, Support Maintenance Contract Administration & Invoicing Management, Installed Base customer data management, and Federal Account Support.

Peggy resides in Half Moon Bay, California with Don, her husband of 28 years.  She enjoys boating, writing,  reading and photography.

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Pierre Delville

PIERRE DELVILLE

Data Governance and Quality, BNP Paribas Fortis

BIOGRAPHY

Pierre is, by trade, an electro-mechanical engineer specialised in mechatronics and augmented reality who graduated magna cum laude from Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) in 2004. He has been an Associate at the Boston Consulting Group (based in the Brussels office), before joining Financial Services where he occupied various positions at ABN AMRO Global Markets, Fortis Bank Nederland, BNP Paribas Fortis and BNP Paribas Equity Derivatives. He participated to the creation of the Data Department of BNP Paribas Fortis since September 2016, where he designed, engineered and built Data Governance (teams, processes, tools) from scratch. Pierre is a certified Collibra Ranger.

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Kenny Scott

KENNY SCOTT

Data Quality Practitioner and Consultant, Wowtow Ltd.

BIOGRAPHY

For the last 20 years Kenny has worked with data in Financial Services, delivering data solutions in investment management, banking and insurance. His focus has always been on collaboration and effective processes, to enable excellent customer experience, regulatory compliance and effective marketing. Kenny has worked with the Syncsort Trillium Discovery and Quality for the last 5 years, delivering regular monitoring as well as insight for data projects while implementation of Data Quality and Data Governance frameworks.

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Bart Vandekerckhove

BART VANDEKERCKHOVE

Product Manager, Collibra

BIOGRAPHY

Bart is the Product Manager on the Data Privacy, Risk and Value Solutions. With his extensive experience in Financial Risk Management, Bart understands the value high quality data and algorithms can bring to a company. Bart’s vision is that if you want to create value with data, you will have to treat it as an asset. In his opinion, Data Governance, and Data Privacy and Risk Management can be drivers of business value if applied with the business in mind.

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Fiona Fox

FIONA FOX

Senior Manager, Data Advocacy, Enterprise Data Management, TD Ameritrade

BIOGRAPHY

Fiona is currently Senior Manager Data Advocacy, Enterprise Data Management at TD Ameritrade where she leads data strategy, data governance operating framework, policies & standards. With over 15 years experience in Treasury Management Consulting and Financial Services in a variety of business roles, Fiona has significant expertise in enabling effective realization of the business value of data through organizational culture change. Prior to joining TD Ameritrade, Fiona  was at Citi, Treasury & Trade Solutions in Channel Services & Global Receivables product management roles and more recently, spent 5 years leading Global Data Governance & Regulatory Data Compliance delivery.

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