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.
Michael Meriton Senior Advisor, Industry Engagement
M: +1 908 720 7044
Mike Meriton supports the Council as Senior Advisor, responsible for Industry Engagement. Meriton directs the strategic partner programs and industry adoption initiatives associated with the Council’s Data Management Capability Assessment Model (DCAM), the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) and the Council’s new membership team. Meriton was one of the original founders of the EDM Council, served as its first Board Chair and has been providing leadership to the organization as the Chair of the Finance & Operations Committee of the EDMC Board. Meriton was previously the CEO of GoldenSource Corporation and has held senior leadership positions at CheckFree (Fiserv), Dun & Bradstreet and Oracle.
John Bottega Senior Advisor and Consultant
M: +1 908 510 3826
John supports the Council as Senior Advisor and Consultant, responsible for the Council’s CDO Forum and Data Management Practices. John is a senior strategy and data management executive with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. Over his career, John has held various positions in supporting a firm’s data management functions. Since 2006, John has held the title of Chief Data Officer in both the private and public sectors, serving as CDO for Citi and Bank of America, and holding the post of CDO for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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.