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Sunil Soares
Sunil Soares is the founder and managing partner of Information Asset. Prior to this role, Sunil was the Director of Information Governance at IBM. Sunil has worked with more than a hundred clients across six continents and multiple industries including banking, insurance, life sciences, retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, oil and gas, healthcare and government.
Sunil’s first book The IBM Data Governance Unified Process details the fourteen steps and almost one hundred sub-steps to implement an information governance program. The book has been used by several organizations as the blueprint for their information governance programs, and has been translated into Chinese.Sunil’s second book Selling Information Governance to the Business: Best Practices by Industry and Job Function reviews the best practices to approach information governance by industry and function.Sunil’s third book Big Data Governance: An Emerging Imperative reviews the application of information governance for different types of big data such as social media, machine-to-machine, big transaction data, biometrics, and human generated data.Prior to joining IBM, Sunil consulted with major financial institutions at the Financial Services Strategy Consulting Practice of Booz Allen & Hamilton in New York. Sunil lives in New Jersey and holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Mark Gallman
Mark Gallman is a principal at Information Asset. Prior to this role, Mark was director of financial systems and data governance at CDK Global, (formerly ADP Dealer Services) a division of a Fortune 500 company, specializing in integrated technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail industry and adjacencies. Partnering closely with leaders, Mark developed and directed the strategy for formalized data governance, master data management, and data quality across the organization. Mark has over 20 years of global experience with large multinational software, manufacturing, and services companies.
Mark Plessinger
Mark Plessinger is a principal at Information Asset. Prior to this role, Mark was a consultant for IBM software group with a focus on governance, MDM, information management, big data, and business case development.
Prior to joining IBM, Mark was a director of governance for Cardinal Health, a Fortune 20 distribution company in Ohio. Mark was essential in building the governance practice and the governance team at Cardinal Health. As part of his governance role Mark led initiatives around information strategy, master data management, and integration of industry standards.