Giving Thanks to Our IBM Data Magazine Contributors

The 2013 author team shares valuable insights that inform the data management community

From big data, analytics, and data warehousing to information integration and governance, security, database management, enterprise strategy, and more, the vast number of contributors to IBM Data magazine bring many insights, much expertise, and best practices to the publication's readers. The editorial team at IBM Data magazine would like to thank our extremely talented and generous 2013 contributors.

Given the volume, variety, and velocity of today’s information channels, we would not be able to deliver the latest information and perspectives on data management to our audience without this distinguished team. As 2013 quickly draws to a close, we offer a look at our entire team of 2013 contributors, listed here in alphabetical order. Follow the links provided to see their bios and lists of articles. Happy reading.


Steve Adler
IBM information strategist
  Jennifer McGinn
Product marketing manager for InfoSphere Master Data Management
Henrietta Akpata
IBM global marketing manager and category marketing leader for IBM® Enterprise Content Management solutions
Reed Meseck
Senior competitive executive, IBM Information Management Division
Matti Aksela
Vice president of analytics at Comptel Corporation
Wayne P. Milano
Managing partner at Adaptive
Trey Anderson III
IBM InfoSphere® Master Data Management software product manager
Steven Miller
Program director for IBM Information Management marketing, and managing executive, IBM Data magazine
Tom Beebe
Senior database consultant at Advanced DataTools
Shawn Moe
Software architect at IBM
David Birmingham, IBM Champion
Senior principal at Brightlight Consulting
Cristian Molaro, IBM Champion
Independent DB2 specialist, IBM Gold Consultant, and IBM Data magazine's DB2 for z/OS columnist
Joe Borges
Senior technical specialist at BMO Financial Group
Swati Moran
Product marketing manager for IBM InfoSphere Optim™ solutions
Thuan Bui
Member, IBM InfoSphere Optim Solutions Technical Enablement team at the Silicon Valley Lab in California
David Mould
Predictive analytics scientist at MedeAnalytics
Robert Catterall
IBM DB2 specialist
Mark Myers
Senior product marketing manager of IBM InfoSphere Data Explorer software
Louis T. Cherian
Social media strategist, IBM Data magazine
Ravikumar Nandigam
Engineer at CSC India Pvt Ltd.
Rick Clements
Program director for big data product marketing at IBM
Terrence O’Donnell
Managing editor, IBM Data magazine
Jeannie Cramer
Editorial director, IBM Data magazine
Frank Petersen, IBM Champion
Systems programmer at JN Data
Lisa David
Partner at eCapital Advisors
Alex Philp, Ph.D.
Founder and president of GCS
Tom Deutsch
Program director for the IBM Big Data team, and IBM Data magazine's Big Data columnist
Tom Rieger
Manager, Information Management Research team for the IBM Competitive Project Office
Tommy Eunice
Client technical architect on the Big Data Industry Architect team and contributor to IBM Data magazine's Big Data Industry Team column
Dusty Rivers
Senior systems engineer and principal technical architect with GT Software, Inc.
Andrew Foo
Senior IT architect on the IBM Smarter Planet Solutions team
Robert Routzahn
Marketing manager for the IBM InfoSphere Information Integration and Big Data team
Ion Freeman
Data scientist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Mohankumar Saraswatipura, IBM Champion
Lead DB2 DBA at IBM Software Labs, India.
Sachin Ghai
Delivery manager at IBM in Gurgaon, India
Marichu Scanlon
Member, Optim Tools Enablement team at the IBM Silicon Valley Laboratory in San Jose, California
Cuneyt Goksu, IBM Champion
Independent DB2 specialist and IBM Gold Consultant
Jeff Scheepers
IBM product marketing manager
Michael Green
Senior marketing manager and offering team lead for IBM Case Manager at IBM
Berni Schiefer
Distinguished engineer at IBM Toronto Lab
Stephanie Hazlewood
Senior product architect for IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management
Sandy Sherrill
Worldwide market manager for IBM Information Management System database management
Marc Hebert
Chief operating officer at Estuate
Paula Wiles Sigmon
Program director for IBM InfoSphere Information Integration and Governance portfolio marketing and IBM Data magazine's Governance columnist
Nancy Hensley
Director of strategy and marketing, database software and systems; executive sponsor, IBM Data magazine; and IBM Data magazine's Data Warehousing columnist
Mark Simmonds
Enterprise architect and senior product marketing manager, IBM Software Group, Information Management Division
Praveenkumar Hosangadi
Product marketing manager for the IBM InfoSphere team
Sunil Soares
Founder and managing partner of Information Asset, LLC.
Art Kagel
Principal database consultant with Advanced DataTools Corporation
Kurt Struyf
DB2 consultant at Suadasoft
Lester Knutsen
President, Advanced Data Tools Corporation and IBM Data magazine's Informix DBA columnist
Julian Stuhler
Principal consultant at Triton Consulting
James Kobielus
IBM senior program director, product marketing, Big Data Analytics Solutions and IBM Data magazine's Rocket Ship to Planet Petabyte columnist
Wendy Tam
Member, Information Integration Product Marketing and Strategy Group
Krish Krishnan
President and chief executive officer of Sixth Sense Advisors, Inc.
Joseph Veleeparambil
Senior manager at the IBM Informix Development Organization
Sam Lightstone
Senior technical staff member for next-generation data analytics with the IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Development team
Brian Vile
IBM InfoSphere program director in product marketing
Jay Limburn
IBM senior technical staff member and IBM senior inventor
Mike Walker
Senior database consultant at Advanced DataTools Corporation
Stuart Litel, IBM Champion
President, International Informix Users Group (IIUG); chief technical officer at Kazer Technologies; and IBM Data magazine's IIUG User View columnist
Leslie Wiggins
Member, InfoSphere Product Marketing Group in the IBM Information Management Division
Guy Lohman
Manager of disruptive information management architectures in the advanced information management department at IBM Research – Almaden, in San Jose, California
Anju Willard
Marketing and offering manager, IBM Software Group, application and integration middleware software
Kimberly Madia
Worldwide data security strategist with IBM Information Management Security and Compliance solutions
Wayne Yaddow
Independent IT consultant
Biswajit Maji
Technology architect at Infosys Limited
Chris Young
Managing writer, TDA Group LLC
Kim May
Vice president of business development at The Fillmore Group