Profile – Dalton Cervo

Dalton Cervo has over 24 years of experience in data management, project management, and software development, including architecture design and implementation of multiple MDM solutions, and management of data quality, data integration, metadata, data governance, and data stewardship programs.

He is the founder of Data Gap Consulting, which provides data management services to a wide variety of industries, such as automotive, telecom, energy, retail, and financial services.

Prior to this, he was a consultant for SAS/DataFlux, which provides expertise in MDM, data governance, data quality, data integration, and data stewardship. Dalton was also a senior program manager at Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation, serving as the data-quality lead throughout the planning and implementation of Sun’s enterprise customer data hub. He has extensive hands-on experience in many data management, change management, and continuous improvement programs.

Dalton is co-author of the following two books:

Multi-Domain Master Data Management – Advanced MDM and Data Governance in Practice (Morgan Kaufmann, Elsevier, April 2015)

Master Data Management in Practice: Achieving True Customer MDM (John Wiley & Sons, 2011)

DQPVS 1: Metadata Management as a Key Component to Data Governance, Data Stewardship, and Data Quality

DQPVS 2: Growing Data Governance