Formed in 2005, the idea behind the EDM Council was to create a trade association that would cater to the emerging role of the chief data officer. Today, the organization supports data professionals by providing best practices for responsibly and ethically managing information—including, most recently, a framework on how to manage data in the cloud. In this episode, John Bottega, President at EDM Council, explains how the association came to be and the important work that they do.
- What the EDM Council does for data practitioners
- The origin of the Cloud Data Management Capability (CDMC) Framework
- Providing guidance around “data for good”
- Data management myths and what’s on the horizon
John Bottega began working with the EDM Council as an industry contributor in 2005 and served as Chairman from 2007 to 2014. He joined the Council’s executive team as a Senior Advisor in 2014, took over as Executive Director of the EDM Council in 2017 and was promoted to President in 2020.
John is a senior strategy and data management executive with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. Over his career, John has served as Chief Data Officer in both the private and public sectors, serving as CDO for Citi and Bank of America, as well as for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.