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EWSolutions Executive Biographies

David Marco

Best known as the world’s foremost authority on meta data management, he is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of data warehousing, data governance and enterprise information management. In 2004 David Marco was named the “Melvil Dewey of Metadata” by Crain’s Chicago Business as he was selected to their very prestigious “Top 40 Under 40” list. He followed up this honor in 2007 by being named one of DePaul University’s “Top 14 Alumni Under 40“. In 2008, David Marco was enshrined into the very select DAMA Data Management Hall of Fame (Professional Achievement Award). He is a certified data management professional (CDMP).

David Marco is the author of the widely acclaimed, top-selling books “Universal Meta Data Models” and “Building and Managing the Meta Data Repository“. In addition, he is a coauthor of “Impossible Data Warehouse Situations and Solutions from the Experts” and “Data Resource Management“. David Marco has published hundreds of articles, is a regular columnist for several technology magazines, is the chairman of the Enterprise Information Management Institute (EIMInstitute.ORG), and has served as a judge in dozens of industry awards.

David is a highly sought after speaker and has presented hundreds of keynote addresses and courses at the major business, data warehousing, and meta data conferences throughout the world. David Marco has taught at the University of Chicago and DePaul University, and is on the Advisory Council for DePaul University’s College of Commerce. In addition, he is the founder and President of EWSolutions, a GSA schedule and Chicago-headquartered strategic partner and full life-cycle systems integrator dedicated to providing companies and large government agencies with best-in-class, award-winning solutions using enterprise information management, data warehousing, data governance and managed meta data environment technologies. He may be reached via email at DMarco@EWSolutions.com


Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Vice President of Education and Chief Methodologist

Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D., Vice President of Education and Chief Methodologist with EWSolutions, is a leading consultant in Information Management. Anne Marie is a frequent contributor to various IT (information technology) publications, and was a major contributing author to the DAMA-Data Management Body of Knowledge (DAMA-DMBoK ©); she also serves as Executive Editor of the Enterprise Information Management Institute. Anne Marie has over 20 years of experience leading information management initiatives, and is considered an expert in EIM assessment, EIM program development, metadata management. She is considered to be a thought leader in the field of data governance. She is an acclaimed speaker and has presented numerous keynote addresses, courses, and seminars at conferences and symposia on many topics in the data management discipline.

Anne Marie’s areas of consulting expertise include enterprise information management (EIM) assessment and program development, data stewardship and governance, metadata management, information systems planning, project management, data warehouse assessment and requirements development, master and reference data management.

Anne Marie has taught topics such as: enterprise information management strategy and program development, data stewardship and governance, data warehousing, business requirements gathering and analysis, metadata management and metadata strategy, and project management.

Anne Marie holds the degrees Bachelor of Arts and a Master’s of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from La Salle University; she earned a PhD in MIS at Northcentral University. She is a certified data management professional (CDMP) and holds project management and facilitation certification. Anne Marie can be reached at amsmith@ewsolutions.com

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