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Dave Wilkinson

EVP Research & Development, The Entity Group

 

Dave is a globally recognized pioneer and visionary in the information management arena. With 20+ years experience in data infrastructure, governance, CDI/MDM, information architecture, big data, unstructured data, integration and analytics, Dave led the creation of several of the most widely used EIM products in market today. Throughout his career, Dave leads from the front by helping many of the world’s largest brands tackle their most complex business and technical challenges.

“Desired outcomes are central to my approach for knowledge generation. Contrary to conventional views of data management, I feel desired outcomes should direct investments in data and information tooling. Applying pragmatic thinking and agile execution techniques, enables valuable insights without massive effort or investment.”

Prior to re-joining Entity Group, Dave led research and development for IBM’s InfoSphere product suite that includes information governance catalogue, big data, MDM, data integration and data quality. Prior to IBM, Dave led research and develop for Initiate Systems, a leading MDM software vendor acquired by IBM in 2010. Dave served in key leadership roles at Hyperion, Vignette and Sterling Commerce. Dave started his career with Entity Group.