Sep 23–26, 2019
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Powering the future with data intelligence (sponsored by Collibra)

Jim Cushman (Collibra), Piyush Jain (Progressive)
2:05pm2:45pm Thursday, September 26, 2019
Location: 1A 01/02

Transforming data into a trusted business asset that informs decision making requires giving teams access to a powerful platform that makes it easy to harness data across the enterprise. Jim Cushman and Piyush Jain detail how Progressive uses Collibra to transform the way data is managed and used across the organization, driving real business value.

This session is sponsored by Collibra Inc.

What you'll learn

  • Understand how Collibra transforms the way data is managed and used
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Jim Cushman


Jim Cushman is the chief product officer at Collibra. Armed with 20 years of enterprise product leadership experience and a passion for the explosive potential of data, Jim’s charge is to deliver world-class solutions that can empower customers to disrupt and lead their respective markets. Jim brings technical product expertise along with an aptitude for business strategy, design, development, and delivery of data-intensive solutions. Previously, he was general manager and senior vice president of network and open data at Veeva, a leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry; served as president of commercial and products at Novetta, an advanced analytics company; was general manager and senior vice president of products and services for Initiate Systems, a best-of-breed MDM company acquired by IBM in 2010, where he was the vice president of engineering and the director of master data management. He holds a BS in management and finance from Purdue.

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Piyush Jain


Piyush Jain is the director of data governance at Progressive. With over 10 years of experience in data governance and data management, Piyush leads the data governance office, providing strategic direction for data governance and data management capabilities. He works closely with business leaders from across Progressive to ensure data governance activities are closely aligned with business priorities and oversees the tactical implementation of the data-governance program across all lines of business. Piyush also serves as the business sponsor for the Collibra implementation, owning the solution road map to ensure business-driven use cases drive the implementation plan. Piyush has been with Progressive since 2007 and holds an MBA from Cleveland State University.

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