Stephan Zoder has been the creative and execution engine behind applications for over a decade. He has been in a variety of regional or global leadership positions in technical sales, professional services, business development and product strategy at a number of industry-leading software vendors in the MDM, CRM, SCM, BI and MRO space. He has worked with Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies alike to help IT and business executives deliver measurable value on a technology solution’s promise. Stephan also brings a wealth of industry knowledge to his role; including energy, telecommunications, healthcare, retail banking, insurance, industrial manufacturing, national and state government, aerospace and automotive. He has lead or worked on a number of large-scale, full-life-cycle enterprise software projects in his career. Prior to Informatica, Stephan was responsible for managing IBM’s MDM and industry data warehouse model portfolio strategy for a variety of sectors. In this capacity his expertise contributed to Sunil Soares’ book “Selling information governance to the business”, IBM’s masteringdatamanagement.com blog and AMCIS 2011 paper on “NextGen Analytical MDM”. He now leads Informatica’s effort to assess, scope, develop and measure data management-based solutions to clients by being a trusted counsel and advocate to executives. Stephan holds a master’s degree in economic policy from George Washington University. Aside from his wife and 4 children, he is an avid Kendoka and skier.