Information Governance Perspectives

A series of in-depth interviews with innovators and leaders in the fields of Risk, Compliance and Information Governance across the globe.


SEPTEMBER 2018 – Navigating The Global Digital Economy – An Interview with April Dmytrenko, FAI, CRM

April Dmytrenko - Information Governance PerspectivesApril Dmytrenko, CRM, FAI is a recognized thought leader in the field of information management, governance, compliance, and protection. She has worked as both practitioner and consultant in a variety of industries and for brands like Sony and Pitney Bowes. She serves on industry action committees and governing and editorial boards, and is an active industry speaker, trainer, and author. I had the pleasure of sitting down with April this September to discuss privacy, the role of industry associations and key concerns for leaders navigating the global digital economy.

AUGUST 2018 – Blockchain for the Common Good- An Interview with Ashish Gadnis of BanQu

Information Governance Perspectives Interview with Ashish Gadnis of BanQuAshish Gadnis is the CEO of BanQu, Inc. and chairs the Financial Inclusion Working Committee for the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance and travels the world explaining how this revolutionary new technology is transforming the way we think about the supply chain. He holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and graduated from the Global Leadership and Public Policy program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. I spoke with him this July about providing blockchain solutions for the poor and underrepresented, allowing them to participate in the global economy.

JULY 2018 – Tapping Into Africa’s IG Potential – An Interview with Amb-Dr. Oyedokun Ayodeji Oyewole

Dr. Oyedokun Ayodeji OyewoleAmb-Dr. Oyedokun Ayodeji Oyewole is the Chairman of the Board at the Institute of Information Management (IIM) based in Nigeria. Prior to leading the institute, he spent years in IT and cyber-security roles for Swedish firms and consulting for the Oil and Gas industry.  I sat down with him in July to ask him about his journey through the universe of information management, his thoughts about professional development and the emerging opportunities in Africa.

JUNE 2018 – Turning Collective Wisdom Into Strength – An Interview with Andrea Kalas of the Association of Moving Image Archivists

Andrea KalasAndrea Kalas is a recent President of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). Prior to her current role at Paramount Pictures as SVP of Archives, she led the preservation program at the British Film Institute. I had the opportunity to sit down with her in June to discuss bit loss, digital asset management, artificial intelligence and the benefits that millennials are bringing to the profession.

MAY 2018 – Emerging From The Dense, Digital Fog – An Interview with Dr. Ulrich Kampffmeyer 

IMG_992_kff_400x400Dr. Ulrich Kampffmeyer is the Managing Director of Project Consult in Hamburg, Germany and a renowned expert on digital transformations, business intelligence and enterprise content management. I had the opportunity to sit down with him in May and discuss the GDPR artificial intelligence and social issues emerging from the dense, digital fog we all find ourselves in.

FEBRUARY 2018 – Directing The Flow Of Information – Interview with Jones Lukose of The International Criminal Court

Jones LukoseJones Lukose, MBA, PhD is the Information Management Officer for the Criminal Court in the Hague and has over twenty years of experience developing and implementing strategies to achieve operational effectiveness and regulatory compliance for engineering firms, in energy and utilities sectors as well as for international and judicial organizations in Africa, Europe and the Americas. I interviewed him this past February to learn more about his unique insights into information management fundamentals and our future.

JANUARY 2018 – The Future of Compliance – An Interview with Risk and Compliance Officer and Professor of Financial Law Miguel Mairlot

Miguel Mairlot is the Risk and Compliance Officer for Lombard International Assurance and a Professor of Financial Law.  I sat down with him at the beginning of the year to learn a little more about his experience in the field of Risk and Compliance and pick his brain on issues like GDPR, the future of privacy rules, the role of A.I. in “fintech” and any advice he can offer millennials looking to get started in the business.