Please join us for our next meeting
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Independence Blue Cross
Location: 1901 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
- Christopher Duda, Manager, Enterprise and Mobile Solutions | Database Solutions - Getting Ready for Machine Learning and Beyond
- Christian Freas, Advisory Information System Architect | UPENN – Journey to the Cloud, Best practices for Data Management
- Mike Pickard, Senior Manager | Informatica – Data Architecture Evolution
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:15 DAMA Updates
9:15 - 9:30 Breakfast Sponsor - Database Solutions
9:30 - 10:45 Christopher Duda, Manager, Enterprise and Mobile Solutions | Database Solutions - Getting Ready for Machine Learning and Beyond
11:00 - 11:45 Christian Freas, Advisory Information System Architect | UPENN – Journey to the Cloud, Best practices for Data Management
11:45 - 12:00 Lunch Sponsor - Sandhill Consultants
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch and Networking
1:00 - 1:30 30 Minute Hot Topic Discussion - Board Member Lead
1:30 - 2:30 Mike Pickart, Senior Manager | Informatica – Data Architecture Evolution
2:30 - 3:00 Speaker Thank-you, Wrap-up, and Upcoming Topics
Presentation Abstracts & Bios:
Christopher Duda is the Manager of Enterprise and Mobile Solutions at Database Solutions, Inc. He has over 27 years of experience in systems design, development, and implementation, including enterprise applications development, mobile/tablet development, systems studies, project management and user training. Throughout his career, he has been as a pioneer in the development of innovative and successful enterprise and consumer solutions for the financial/banking, pharmaceuticals, retail, hospitality, real estate, telecommunications, and healthcare industries.
Christian Freas is the Senior Advisory Architect for Information Systems at Penn Medicine. He has more than 25 years of experience in all facets of System Architecture including Servers, Storage, Networks, Virtualization, Data Center and public cloud. He has worked in various industries including higher education, finance, and healthcare. Christian has a BS from SUNY and an MS- Information Science from Drexel University.
Mike Pickart is a Senior Manager in the Solution Architecture practice at Informatica. He actively partners with firms in the Financial Services industry on architecting processes, frameworks, and technology solutions for data governance spanning operational data quality, regulatory reporting, data lineage, data/policy/rule definitions, and governed data consumption approaches. Previously to Informatica, Mike worked on large enterprise application implementations for Line Data and Epic. Mike holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in Economics.