Ty is a passionate and strategic data professional. After serving in various leadership roles in the hedge fund world for a decade, the last 6 years Ty has focused on data governance and data quality. Ty earned an MBA in Finance, has grown 3 data governance programs, of varying success, from the ground up, serves President of the Buckeye Chapter of DAMA and is a co-author of the Smart Columbus data management plan. Ty lives in Columbus, Ohio.
Mark Plessinger is the president of INKU which is a data governance and data management consulting firm in Columbus, Ohio. He has over 20 years of business and IT experience with the last 10 focused on the business side of data governance and data management. Mark honed his skills at IBM and Cardinal Health before moving into consulting in 2013. His expertise includes defining and implementing new governance practices as well as revitalizing governance organizations that have stagnated or failed previously. He lives in Clintonville with his wife and four cats. Mark teaches spinning and works in his yard during his free time.