“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,
or we know where we can find information on it.” – Samuel Johnson
DATAVERSITY™ provides resources for Information Technology (IT) Professionals, Executives and Business Managers to learn about the uses and management of data. Our worldwide community of practitioners, advisers, and customers participates in and benefits from DATAVERSITY’s educational conferences, discussions, articles, blogs, webinars, news feeds, and more.
The DATAVERSITY mission is to provide the single best source of education for anyone working with data in their professional life. If you need to learn how to implement and/or manage a data-driven business solution, we want you to be able to find the answers at DATAVERSITY.
DATAVERSITY is an online educational portal focused on the topic of data management. In addition to online resources, we conduct educational face-to-face conferences including:
- Enterprise Data World (in conjunction with DAMA International)
- The Data Governance and Information Quality Conference (in conjunction with DebTech International)
- NoSQL Now!
- …and other industry events
DATAVERSITY LLC offers both online and face-to-face opportunities for learning about data. The organization is privately held and based in Studio City, California (a suburb of Los Angeles). Key individuals include:
Tony Shaw, Founder
Tony is the Founder and CEO of DATAVERSITY and Wilshire Conferences. He is responsible for the overall editorial and business strategy of both organizations, which conduct educational conferences, training and publishing activities focused on the area of enterprise data management. He co-founded the Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) which was recently sold to WebMediaBrands (Nasdaq: WEBM). Prior to founding Wilshire he also started a dotcom in the identity management space called BigID (which went the way of most dotcoms), and was the president of Technology Transfer Institute (TTI). He still facilitates TTI’s strategic technology forum for CTOs, called TTI/Vanguard.
Shannon Kempe, Executive Editor
Shannon Kempe has 20+ years of management and leadership experience. Her qualifications include Business Manager, Product Manager, Telecom Analyst and Department Manager at the corporate level for such companies as Microsoft and Nordstrom, Inc. She specializes in the implementation of business solutions and communication strategies to help companies achieve aggressive goals, with extensive expertise in budget planning, HR policy and procedure, knowledge sharing and inventory management to name just a few.