Dennis Waldron | SVP, Enterprise Data Architect
Northern Trust

Dennis Waldron, SVP, Enterprise Data Architect, Northern Trust

Dennis Waldron is a Senior Vice President, Enterprise Data Architect at The Northern Trust Company. Formerly, Dennis was the Chief Data Steward for Northern Trust Wealth Management. Prior to his career with Northern Trust, Dennis was the Global Lead Architect for the Oracle Practice at Accenture, Director of Enterprise Architecture for ACNielsen, Data Management executive for Discover Financial Services, and an Information Management Solution Architect at IBM. Most recently, he served as Chief Solution Architect & Big Data Champion at Teradata. He received his undergraduate degree in Computer Information Sciences from Grand Valley State University and his MBA from the University of Phoenix. He continued his education at Nova Southeastern University where his doctoral dissertation was in distributed real-time computing. Dennis has been a board member for TDWI (The Data Warehouse Institute) Chicago Chapter since 2009 and is the founder of the Business Intelligence User Group of Chicago.


TSC 2018 - DAY 1 @ 15:30

Enterprise data management – how are you managing, governing and integrating data to achieve peak performance across applications, systems and services?

  • Warehousing & integration – best practices for building an enterprise data warehouse and unifying data management across different IT teams and departments
  • Governance – how to design an effective data governance strategy for managing regulatory risk and meeting compliance demands 
  • Roadblocks – how can you overcome issues surrounding data quality and integrating big data technologies with legacy IT infrastructure?
  • Cybersecurity – what are the most effective solutions for securing high-performance networks and protecting sensitive enterprise data against evolving threats?
  • Standardization & open data – what are the benefits and drawbacks of implementing a common financial industry language, or financial Rosetta Stone, on operational efficiency and regulatory reporting?
  • Intelligent storage – how to store and protect data needed for emerging AI and real-time analytics applications 

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