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Michael Atkin Managing Director
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Mike is a professional facilitator and has been a financial information industry advocate for over 25 years. He is currently the Managing Director for the Enterprise Data Management Council. Mike is an active participant in industry initiatives, provides consultation to global market authorities on the data implications of financial regulatory reform and is recognized as an expert in reference data strategy, governance, data quality and standards.

Mike Bennett Head of Semantics and Standards
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Mike is the semantics expert and ontologist for the EDM Council. He is the architect and editor of the Semantics Repository and represents the Council within the Object Management Group and on ISO technical standards committees. He has over 15 years of financial industry experience with investment management software, data management systems design, messaging standards, product testing and project management. Mike provides technical and data mapping consultation to Council members and is well-regarded as both a resource and frequent speaker within the semantics community.

Carole Mahoney Head of Business Operations
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Carole provides the operational support for the business and our member firms, including management of the web and members database, facilitating events, member contracts, invoicing and finance. Carole has been involved in the reference data industry since 1990 within operational, sales and marketing capacities for a number of industry vendor firms and has been with the EDM Council since January 2008.

Patrick Leonard Member Services
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Patrick is a data management consultant who brings 20 years of experience in solving complex strategic issues across a number of industries including Financial Services. He is responsible for business strategy and member services for the EDM Council. Please contact Patrick about becoming a member, Council partnerships, event sponsorship, and member relations.

Dennis Wisnosky Senior Advisor and Consultant
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Dennis provides technical strategy and operational guidance to the Council with regard to finalizing and implementing the FIBO standards. Dennis brings extensive experience of enterprise architecture, ontology development and semantic web technology from his former role as the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Architect in the U.S. Department of Defense Business Mission Area, within the Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer and his many years of system development and deployment in the private sector.