LakeFront Data Ventures (LDV) says Ian Mathers has joined the LDV Data Management Partner Program as a LakeFront associate partner. He will be concentrating his efforts on project management and implementation and process engineering and improvement. Mathers was most recently with Royal Bank of Canada as a senior IT/data partner in Credit Risk, Ops Risk and Compliance. Prior to RBC, he led the Project Management Improvement Program for the Reuters’ Toronto Database Development (formerly I.P. Sharp Associates) and was manager for Reuters’ Master Reference Database, the central data mart of all securities reference data for the Reuters Historical Databases.
LDV – founded and run by ex-SunGard data man Dale Richards – also recently announced the joining of SEI’s Edward Ventura as an associate partner.