Media Alert: Informatica to Host 2015 “Data Ready” Government Summit

Leading Public Sector Visionaries/Practitioners Will Share Strategies and Experiences on How Being a “Data Ready Enterprise” Impacts Agency Performance

Presenters to Focus on Making Data Decision-Ready, Application-Ready, Cloud-Ready and Compliance-Ready

Redwood City, Calif. – April 22, 2015 – Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced the Informatica 2015 Government Summit, which will focus on how becoming a “data ready enterprise” dramatically improves agency operations. The Government Summit, which is hosted by Informatica and media partner MeriTalk, is scheduled for April 23 at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C.

This year’s summit comprises leading industry and public sector strategists who will discuss the pivotal role of enterprise data management in empowering agencies to achieve their missions. They will be joined by public sector practitioners to discuss how they specifically are overcoming data challenges and using enterprise-class data to drive efficiencies and increase the effectiveness of agency programs.


  • Kevin Brancato, director of Government Research, Bloomberg Government: “A View From Above” – Discussing using an enterprise data management strategy to keep ahead of data issues and ensure an agency is poised to achieve its mission.
  • Anil Chakravarthy, chief product officer, Informatica: “Bringing Strategy to Life” –Investigating the role of an Intelligent Data Platform in becoming “data ready.”

Select Practitioner Presentations

  • “How Fannie Mae Leverages Data Quality to Improve the Business” – James Barrett, data quality service manager for Enterprise Data, Operations and Technology, Fannie Mae, will offer insights on implementation best practices, project pitfalls and the measurable benefits of deploying an intelligent data platform.
  • “It’s The Data, Dummy!” – With Joyce Hunter, deputy CIO, Policy and Planning, USDA; Dave Dutton, CDO, Department of Energy; Mark Krzysko, deputy director, OUSD (AT&L)/ARA, Enterprise Information, Department of Defense; and, Stephen O’Keeffe, principal and founder, MeriTalk (moderator).
  • “Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command” – Rob Boshonek, technical director, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command, will explore the process of establishing a decision support system capable of displaying timely and relevant information in an innovative manner to support role-based decision making and proactively defend its networks while providing warfighting commanders with Cyber Defense Battlespace Awareness worldwide.
  • “Transformation at FCC – Getting FIT with Data Management” – John P. Skudlarek, deputy chief information officer, Federal Communications Commission, will share the process of aligning disparate systems and transforming from status quo legacy tools to a cloud-based data management system that is flexible and resource saving.

Breakout Sessions

  • “Citizen-Ready Data: Unlock the Power of Data” – Suresh Menon, vice president Product Management, MDM, Informatica, will explain how to connect disparate data across agencies, departments and programs into a single, actionable view.
  • “Cloud-Ready Data: Speeding Your Journey to the Cloud” – Ronen Schwartz, vice president and general manager, Informatica Cloud, will discuss how to ensure an agency gets the most from its cloud investments, including ensuring trust and confidentiality in complex environments.
  • “Decision-Ready Data: Power Your Analytics with Great Data” – Murthy Mathiprakasam, principal product marketing manager, Informatica, will explore how to ensure the use of quality data for analytics, slash data preparation time, and build trust in the data.
  • “Threat-Ready Data: Protect Data from the Inside and the Outside” – Amit Walia, senior vice president and general manager, Data Integration and Security, Informatica, will share the latest developments and strategies to protect data from all threats, in all environments – from on-premise to the cloud, in development or in production.


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About Informatica

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