Modernizing Data Governance for Utility Companies
The world of data management continues to change, but data governance doesn’t always keep pace. New governance practices and organizations are needed to be compatible with agile, big data, cloud, and self-service to support the changing business dynamics. Building beyond enforcement to prevention, controls to services and committees to communities are at the core of data governance evolution.
Jed SummertonConsultant & Adjunct Professor
Jed Summerton is an analytic leader and practitioner with over 40 years of experience in commercial businesses, with a 50/50 mix of internal roles and consulting. As an internal leader he served as VP of Analytics to companies such as DaVita, TerumoBCT, Level 3 Communications (now called Lumen) and General Electric. As a consultant his clients include Lumen, GE, Xerox, PetSmart, Newmont Mining, McKesson, Michelin, Merrill Lynch and Technicolor. Early in his career he worked for NASA on space shuttle operations, where he learned that “NASA” really means “Never A Simple Answer.”
Jed also serves as an adjunct professor in the department of Business Information and Analytics in the Daniels College of Business since 2010, and he chairs the department’s advisory board. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs in analytics, in the online and professional MBA programs, and in Executive Education.
Mark LaRocque is an innovative Data & Analytics executive and strategic business leader with a strong drive, a pragmatic action orientation, and a recognized ability to constructively challenge the status quo.
Mark PecoIndependent Consultant & Educator