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2013 BIGF - Big Data, Integration and Governance Vancouver


David Corrigan David Corrigan
Director, Product Marketing, InfoSphere

David is currently the Director of Product Marketing for IBM's InfoSphere portfolio, which is focused on managing Trusted Information.

David has led the product management and product marketing teams for Master Data Management (MDM), and has worked in the Information Management space for over 10 years.

Prior to joining IBM in 2005 via acquisition, David led product marketing/management at DWL, a Toronto-based MDM vendor. David holds an MBA from York University's Schulich School of Business, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto.

John Frost John Frost
Practice Manager - ECM & ILG Solutions

John P. Frost, CRM serves as Practice Manager, Content Analytics and Information Governance Solutions for IBM ECM Software Services. John has been a Principal Architect with IBM and FileNet Corporation since 2005, where his focus assisting clients in planning, architecting and implementing Information Lifecycle Governance solutions. John has served in records management and/or technology management capacities for American Airlines, Johnson & Johnson Medical, the Miss Universe Organization and the City of Shreveport, Louisiana.

John is a Past President of ARMA International and has served in numerous other Chapter, Region and International leadership roles within that organization. He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Records Managers and the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC).

Paul Zikopoulos
Director - IM WW Technical Sales, WW Competitive Database, WW Big Data Tiger Team

Paul is an award winning writer and speaker with more than 19 years of experience in Information Management. In 2012, he was picked by SAP as one of its Top 50 Big Data Twitter influencers and Technopedia, named him as an expert to follow on this topic. In 2013, LinkedIn noted Paul’s profile was in the Top 1% of all searched profiles on their website. He has written more than 350 magazine articles and 16 books, some of which include “Harness the Power of Big Data”, “Understanding Big Data: Analytics for Enterprise Class Hadoop and Streaming Data”, “Warp Speed, Time Travel, Big Data, and More: DB2 10 New Features”, “DB2 pure Scale: Risk Fee Agile Scaling”, “DB2 for Dummies”, and more.

Dr Mark Ritzmann
Sales CTO - Predictive Analytics

Dr Mark Ritzmann is the CTO of the Predictive Analytics Software Group. In his role, Dr Ritzmann works hands on with key IBM customers in designing and implementing advanced solutions. He also helps set enhancement and development priorities, works on the roadmap and release schedule, and contributes to strategic direction and futures. Dr. Ritzmann has worked in the areas of Government, Financial Services, Telco, Pharma, Transportation and Retail. He has conducted original research in the areas of predictive analytics, large data set analysis, and stream computing.

Michael Der
Director of Business Intelligence
Mark Anthony Group

A seasoned business professional with a specialty in Business Intelligence/Analytics, Michael is currently responsible for three critical areas that support Mark Anthony's business units in the United States and Canada: Re-engineering the organization's Data Warehouse Advancing their analytical software suites/tools Improving their reporting platforms.

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