Master Data Marathon 2021
Event - Virtual | 24-25 March, 2021
Semarchy was excited to participate in this unique event from a global perspective, joining as a Fire Elite sponsor. Running for 24 hours, the Master Data Marathon offered the opportunity from people in all geographies to join in and catch relevant content at a time convenient for them.
About the Event
The Master Data Marathon comes from a partnership of ThinkLinkers and Scott Taylor, the Data Whisperer. Passionate about data knowledge and storytelling, this event brought together global data thought leaders, influencers, practitioners, end users and solution providers. With over 24 hours of continuous content, key topics will include data governance, MDM and AI, the dangers of data hubris and so much more.
Semarchy was heavily involved not only during the event, but in advance of the marathon.
- Watch FX Nicolas in a live-streamed interview with Scott Taylor on LinkedIn, replay available here!
- Dentsu International shared a presentation on "Delivering Global Media Services with the Intelligent Data Hub." Learn via this client case study how Semarchy is going beyond traditional master data management, with a live Q&A after. Replay information coming soon!
- TH Herbert joined Scott Taylor for a fireside chat during the event to discuss the business value of data - replay information to be added soon!
Meet the Speakers
Dentsu International - Director Enterprise Integration
Jerome O’Leary is the Director of Enterprise Integration at Dentsu (Global Technology) managing an internal data platform covering integration, master data management and transactional data for business intelligence and analytics functions. This capability has been built from scratch over the past two years and has delivered a significant core set of capabilities for Dentsu globally.
Prior to working at Dentsu, Jerome worked in financial services as a lead architecture and consultancy for ecomm payments in tier 1 banks; as well as a previous career in Geographical Information Systems including the transport and insurance and telecoms sectors.
Jerome has recently moved to Guildford with his family and enjoys running, cycling and hiking in the Surrey hills.
Dentsu International - MDM Technical Lead
Anish Raivadera is the Technical Lead for deploying Master Data Management applications using Semarchy xDM across Dentsu globally. The primary challenge is to master data across many Dentsu subsidiaries focusing on client, brand, media, financial and vendor data.
Prior to working at Dentsu, Anish ran his own data quality company developing software applications and solutions for UK and European companies ranging from Banking, Insurance, Law Firms, Councils and Professional Services Organisations. Anish gained his knowledge in Master Data and Data Quality as Group Director at QAS, developing a global address management software suite.
Anish is a keen software engineer and Mathematician, currently studying for his Masters; he lives in Harrow with his family, his daughter just starting her first year at university.