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Recorded Webinar: Meeting the imperative for data quality

14 September 2017

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar.

Meeting the data quality imperative can be complex at the best of times, but increasing regulation, the call for more timely information and the acknowledgement that poor data quality can damage the business only add to the burden. The webinar will address the need for data quality, how best to achieve consistent and timely quality, how to prioritise data requirements and how to manage these issues cost effectively and efficiently.

Join the webinar to find out about:

  • The data quality imperative
  • Prioritising data
  • Data management challenges
  • Approaches to success
  • Sustainable solutions


Moderator: Sarah Underwood, Editor,
A-Team Group

William M. Cohee, Data Quality Manager, Chief Data Office, HSBC Global Banking & Markets

Ellen J. Gentile, Vice President, Data Quality Manager and Data Steward,
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Mukesh Sharma,  Director,
Data Quality Management –  Chief Data Office – Investment Division,

Jez Davies, Product Architect, Bloomberg PolarLake

More About Our Speakers:

William M. Cohee
Data Quality Manager, Chief Data Office
HSBC Global Banking & Markets

William M. Cohee is a Vice President in the Chief Data Office of HSBC.  William has over fifteen years of management experience implementing and supporting systems in the Fixed Income and Reference Data domains.  In his current capacity as Data Quality Manager, he is responsible for measuring and improving the information assets used to inform business decisions and achieve regulatory compliance in the Investment Banking division of the World’s fourth largest Bank by assets.

Ellen J. Gentile
Vice President, Data Quality Manager and Data Steward
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Ellen Gentile is the data quality manager for the SMBC Americas Division of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.  Ellen has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector and has worked in various capacities for companies such as Cowan & Company, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Banc of America Securities and Pershing, LLC. As SMBC’s data quality manager, Ellen works assiduously to establish and implement all facets of a comprehensive data quality program at the SMBC Americas division.

Mukesh Sharma
Director, Data Quality Management –  Chief Data Office – Investment Division

Senior-level manager with a proven track record of managing technology and operations, driving business-process improvements for a breadth of companies in the financial industry. Accomplished Operations and Technology professional with over 25 years of experience including back and middle office operations management, project management, change management, process improvement, business analysis and evaluation, and product development.

Jez Davies
Product Architect
Bloomberg PolarLake

Jez Davies works as an Architect at Bloomberg PolarLake.

Jez has over 20 years of experience working for companies such as JP Morgan, Nomura Research Institute, UBS, Barclays Group Treasury, RBS Global Banking & Markets and HSBC Global Banking & Markets. Jez has specialisms which include data modelling, quantitative analysis, risk management, regulatory initiatives and low-level analytic development.

Jez has a Physics degree from the University of Warwick and a Post Graduate Diploma in Quantitative Mathematics from the University of London.



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