Donna Burbank

Donna Burbank, Managing Director, is a recognized industry expert in information management with over 20 years of experience in data management, metadata management, and enterprise architecture. Her background is multi-faceted across consulting, product development, product management, brand strategy, marketing, and business leadership. Prior to this role, Donna was the Global Practice Director for Information Management at an international management consulting company, EAC Group, providing consulting and thought leadership for key clients worldwide. She has served in key brand strategy and product management roles at CA Technologies, Platinum Technologies, and Embarcadero Technologies for several of the leading data management products in the market. As an active contributor to the data management community, she is a long time DAMA International member, Past President and Advisor to the DAMA Rocky Mountain chapter, and was recently awarded the Excellence in Data Management Award from DAMA International in 2016. She was also on the review committee for the Object Management Group’s Information Management Metamodel (IMM) and a member of the OMG’s Finalization Taskforce for the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN). She has worked with dozens of Fortune 500 companies worldwide in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa and speaks regularly at industry conferences.  She has co-authored two books:  Data Modeling for the Business and Data Modeling Made Simple with CA ERwin Data Modeler r8. She can be reached at Donna is based in Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Scott Caulfield, General Manager, Asia Pacific, has over 25 years experience in business and technology working for some of the world’s leading technology organisations and a number of successful startups. Scott’s initial introduction to data management and governance was in 2001 when he was involved with one of the first internet payment systems, Earthport, where he was instrumental in establishing the data management criteria for the deposit taking license from the Reserve Bank of Australia. He has also worked for NASDAQ’s technology division as a senior consultant where he assisted investment banks and brokers to mitigate risk and manage data in relation to the Sydney Futures Exchange. Scott has experience on the vendor side of data management with nearly 10 years at CA Technologies, during his time at CA Scott held several positions and was involved in several strategic internal projects as the Asia Pacific lead. One of these being the global role out of an integrated CRM (Salesforce) and Marketing Automation system (Marketo). He spent his final four and half years at CA heading up the Data Management business and had the opportunity to work closely with Erwin data modeling product and customer base. Prior to joining Global Data Strategy Scott was Managing Director of digital agency Bang Australia where he led the successful transformation of the business into a data first agency. Through this transformation and its associated services Bang entered into several new and strategic contracts to supply data services to leading Australian and international organisations.  Scott has been a guest on a number of podcasts and is regularly contacted by the ANZ tech press for commentary.  He can be reached at  Scott is based in Sydney, Australia.

Nigel TurnerNigel Turner, Principal Information Management Consultant, EMEA,
 has over 20 years of experience in Information Management (IM) with specialization in Information Strategy, Data Quality, Data Governance, and Master Data Management. He has created and led large IM & CRM consultancy & delivery practices in multiple consulting organizations including British Telecommunications Group (BT), IPL, and FHO. Nigel also has experience in the data quality tools space as Vice President of Information Management Strategy at Harte Hanks Trillium Software, a leading global provider of Data Quality & Data Governance tools and consultancy where he engaged with over 150 customer organizations from all parts of the globe. Nigel is a well-known thought leader in Information Management and has presented at many international conferences in addition to writing numerous white papers and blogs on Information Management topics. Nigel provides education across the IM community, having lectured at Cardiff University on Data Governance and as an active member of DAMA International’s mentoring program, which he was instrumental in founding. He can be reached at Nigel is based in Cardiff, Wales, UK.