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Where Data Leaders Meet

For 14 years, data management executives across the finance industry have blocked their calendars annually to connect with peers at FIMA for new ideas to revise data strategies, from improving data quality to innovating with data to deliver value to the business. From the biggest buy and sell-side firms, to hedge funds and small asset managers, the industry relies on FIMA.

2019 Featured Speakers Include:


Alex Golbin

Global Head of Data Services

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Gary Barr

Managing Director, Group Chief Data Officer Digital
BNY Mellon


René Kim

SVP, Global Data Office
Charles Schwab


Michael Manbeck

VP, Enterprise Data Management
Fidelity Investments

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Rakshit Kapoor

Group Chief Data Officer


Allison Sagraves

Chief Data Officer
M&T Bank

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Denise Letcher

EVP, Chief Data Officer
PNC Financial Services Group

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Adam Preston

Global Chief Data Officer
Santander Global Corporate Banking

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Cara Dailey

Chief Data Officer
Silicon Valley Bank

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Srinivas Bangarbale

Chief Data Officer
Commodity Futures Trading Commission


Veda Bawo

SVP, Managing Director of Data Quality & EDO Program Management
Fifth Third Bank


Moiz Kohari

SVP, Chief Technology Architect
State Street



Where Data Plans Its Future, Together –the only event where you’ll meet 26+ Chief Data Officers and fellow data experts for an honest, unbiased view of what works now and where the future is headed.


Customize Your Event Experience and Learn Faster – you’ll select a range of interactive sessions catered to your goals, needs, and program maturity.


Your Ideal Networking - with over 12 hours of structured and unstructured networking sessions there’s no better place to find your next new hire or trusted industry peer!

Your Agenda At A Glance

Day 1 – Monday, April 1

  • 8:50 Keynote | Applying AI and Machine Learning Across the Data Value Spectrum
  • 9:10 Panel Discussion and Live Polling | Data Transformation, From Cost Center to Business Enabler
  • 9:45 Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Drive Business Value and Enhance the Customer Journey
  • 10:50 Panel Discussion and Live Polling | Leveraging Machine Learning and AI for Better Business Outcomes
  • 1:45 Tracks A/B/C
    • A) Improving Data Quality Through Various Methods
    • B) Aligning Data and Enterprise Architecture for Current and Future Innovation
    • C) Speeding up Innovation Through Semantic Modeling and Self-Service Analytics

Day 2 – Tuesday, April 2

  • 8:40 Oxford Style Debate | True or False, Data Always Has to be High Quality
  • 9:25 Panel Discussion and Live Polling | Getting Ahead of Lineage and GDPR Related Regulatory Changes
  • 9:45 FIMA Tonight, This Morning! Not Your Average Panel!| Aligning to Business Strategy, Lessons Learned in Data Organization and Re-Organization
  • 11:05 Panel Discussion and Live Polling | Protecting the Crown Jewels, Ensuring Data Protection and Governance
  • 12:00 Panel Discussion and Live Polling | Successfully Migrating to the Cloud, Understanding the Implications for Data
  • 2:15 Interactive Breakout Sessions: The Lifecycle of Data Management
  • 5:10 Panel Discussion and Live Polling | Driving Growth, Creating and Telling the Story About Business Outcomes and Value Daily

Day 3 – Wednesday, April 3

  • 8:55 Bank Tank and Live Polling | Emerging AI Innovations From FinTech to Support and Advance the Business
  • 10:10 Panel Discussion | Harnessing the Benefits of Standardized Data, New Standards Updates and Use Cases
  • 11:20 Taking Action to Establish Data Integrity and Increase Efficiency
  • 12:35 Context Roundtables | Connect with Peers, Collate Takeaways and Keep In Touch

What Your Peers Say

Blown Away

“As a first time attendee, I was blown away at the quality of topics and speakers. I would recommend this conference to anyone who is seriously involved in data management.”

Andrew Yoon, VP, Goldman Sachs

‘How’ Instead of ‘Why’

“It was great to converse with others who already believe in data management.”.

Anne Elliott, Data Quality Architect, Stone Coast Fund Services


“FIMA is an exceptional event to hear from data management practitioners, gain insight from industry expertise, and collaborate on new and innovative approaches to data management in the financial industry.”

Brian Buzzelli, SVP, Head of Data Governance, Acadian Asset Management

The FIMA Audience

FIMA brings together senior data management executives responsible for data governance, compliance, and driving data programs forward.


Experience FIMA

Each year we curate new onsite experiences to enhance relationships and spark innovation. Click on the onsite events below to learn more about what’s happening at FIMA.


This is where reference data meets!

The Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA, 02116

617-262-9600 | Website

Tickets & Registration

FIMA sells out each year, but you can secure your tickets online here

  • Full access to the 3-day event, including your choice of working groups
  • Access to the ‘Solutions Zone’ featuring the hottest new tech & software
  • Two FIMA evening receptions with your peers
  • All meals during the event, coffee, and snacks