Authors


Elliot King

Elliot King
He has been conducting research and reporting on IT since the early 1980s. Currently chair of the Department of Communication at Loyola University Maryland, where he founded the Digital Media Lab, and a research fellow at the Lattanze Center for Business Excellence, he has written six books and hundreds of articles for the academic, trade and popular press about the use of new information technology. He has also lectured around the world on the diffusion of innovation.

David Loshin

David Loshin
President of Knowledge Integrity, Inc. (www.knowledge-integrity.com), is a recognized thought leader, TDWI instructor, and expert consultant in the areas of data management and business intelligence. David is a prolific author on business intelligence best practices, including numerous books and papers on data management such as The Practitioner’s Guide to Data Quality Improvement, with additional content provided at www.dataqualitybook.com. David is a frequent speaker at conferences, Web seminars, and sponsored Web sites and channels such as www.b-eye-network.com. His best-selling book, Master Data Management, has been endorsed by data management industry leaders, and his MDM insights can be reviewed at www.mdmbook.com.

Joseph Vertido

Joseph Vertido
A Data Quality Analyst at Melissa Data, Joseph Vertido is an expert in the field of data quality. He has worked with numerous clients in understanding their business needs for data quality, analyzing their architecture and environment, and recommending strategic solutions for how to successfully integrate data quality within their infrastructure. He has also written several articles for implementing data quality solutions and techniques. Joseph holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine.

Charles Gaddy

Charles Gaddy
Charles Gaddy is a business development manager at Melissa Data (MD) focused on global data quality with 17+ years of experience in Information Technology, Product Management and Sales Support, Charles' work at MD focuses on international growth and product strategy for MD's global product suite. Charles' past positions include VP of Product Management, Senior Alliance Manager, Senior Sales Engineer and Director of Information Technology. He has specific virtual expertise in banking, insurance, direct marketing technology and software data quality market sectors.

Abby Garcia Telleria

Abby Garcia Telleria
Abby Garcia Telleria is a senior copywriter at Melissa Data. She has written numerous articles and whitepapers on how companies can improve their bottom line by implementing data quality technologies into their operations. She also has written articles on the postal and direct marketing industries. Telleria has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

Allison Moon

Allison Moon
Allison Moon is a software engineer at Melissa Data. She works with clients to help them better optimize their use of Melissa Data’s products and solutions. Moon also is responsible for testing the company’s products before launch, and provides technical support. She is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, with a bachelor’s of science degree in computer science and engineering.

Tim Sidor

Tim Sidor
Tim is a Data Quality Analyst at Melissa Data, with over 13 years experience in consulting clients to integrate data quality solutions and advise implementation strategies and custom solutions to improve database quality and performance.

Bud Walker

Bud Walker, Director of Data Quality Solutions
Bud Walker is responsible for managing the software lifecycle and consultation on the company’s Data Quality tools and services. Walker has extensive experience in the field of Data Quality, and has worked with hundreds of clients to help integrate a data quality regimen into operations. As a data quality evangelist, Walker regularly speaks, contributes articles, and authors white papers to reflect his deep domain knowledge. Walker holds a bachelor's degree in Computer systems networking/telecommunications from the CityU.

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