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AIRSIDE LIVE from Okera
June 22, 2021

AIRSIDE LIVE Recap: Future of Data Panel with Kelle O’Neal, et al.

By FSFP

First San Francisco Partners’ Kelle O’Neal recently participated in Okera’s AIRSIDE LIVE, an inaugural virtual event from the universal data authorization company OKERA. AIRSIDE LIVE focused on critical areas for information management practitioners: data management, governance, security and privacy. Kelle, one of the presenters, spoke about data privacy and ethics and earning and maintaining trust in the digital age. She…

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Women in Information Management series
May 04, 2021

Women in Information Management: Julie Bishop

By FSFP

We’d like to introduce you to San Diego-based attorney Julie Bishop. She provides legal advice to FSFP about our customers’, partners’, employees’ and job candidates’ data. Julie’s expertise in information security and data privacy fits nicely with our Women of Information Management article series, even though Julie isn’t an information management practitioner in the typical way we describe it. Meet…

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how to find a mentor
April 06, 2021

Mentors: Be One, Get One, Thank One

By Kelle O'Neal

With the new year still feeling “new,” you may find yourself still thinking about what you want to accomplish in 2021. If find a mentor or be a mentor is something you’re considering, I’d love to share my thoughts on this topic with you. When I look back over my career, I remember several people who played a mentoring role….

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career advice from women in information management
February 18, 2021

Career Advice from Women in Information Management

By FSFP

Have you ever been asked the question, what advice would you give to your younger self? With International Women’s Day just around the corner on March 8 — and March named Women’s History Month — we decided to pose this question to the women of First San Francisco Partners, asking them for the career advice they wish they’d received. Here’s…

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Women in Information Management: Cara Dailey
January 25, 2021

Women in Information Management: Becky Lyons

By Melanie Deardorff

A new year means new profile stories in our long-running Women in Information blog series. First up in 2021 is this feature on our senior consultant Becky Lyons, PhD. If you’re a First San Francisco Partners (FSFP) client, you may know Becky from working with her on a data governance or Collibra engagement. Or you may know her by name…

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Women in Information Management: Cara Dailey
August 28, 2020

Women in Information Management: Angela Losacco

By FSFP

Angela Losacco is the Vice President of Sales for North America at Collibra, a data intelligence company that utilizes a cloud-based platform to build a data-driven culture for the digital enterprise. We recently connected with Angela – our first executive sales Women in Information Management (WIIFM) profile – to talk about her role and unique industry experience. She shares her…

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Women in Information Management: Cara Dailey
April 15, 2020

Women in Information Management: Peggy Tsai

By Melanie Deardorff

Peggy Tsai is the Vice President of Data Solutions at BigID, a modern data intelligence platform that uses advanced machine learning and identity intelligence to help enterprises better protect their sensitive, customer and employee data. We recently asked Peggy if she would talk about her role and industry experience and share her thoughts on being a woman working in information…

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Women in Information Management: Cara Dailey
September 26, 2019

Women in Information Management: Cara Dailey

By Melanie Deardorff

Our recurring Women in Information Management series is turning its spotlight outward beyond the virtual walls of First San Francisco Partners and on Cara Dailey, Silicon Valley Bank’s first Chief Data Officer. Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) was established in 1983. Today, it has $64B in assets and provides a range of banking services to companies of all sizes in innovation…

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Women in Information Management series
July 25, 2019

Women in Information Management: Sarah Rasmussen

By Melanie Deardorff

Sarah Rasmussen, one of our newest employees, is an experienced information technology professional with demonstrated success in the insurance, financial, educational and healthcare industries. Though she’s new to the First San Francisco Partners team, Sarah worked with our firm during our consulting engagement at her former company. We recently caught up with Sarah to get her thoughts on what it’s…

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Women in Information Management series
May 21, 2019

Women in Information Management: Debbie Collins

By Melanie Deardorff

Debbie Collins, a consultant with First San Francisco Partners, has more than 20 years of experience as a data modeler and data architect. We asked Debbie to share highlights from her background and professional experience and what it means to work in her specialty area. Q&A With Debbie Collins (Melanie with First San Francisco Partners) What early experiences shaped your…

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Celebrate International Women's Day with Kelle O'Neal
March 08, 2019

Celebrate International Women’s Day With Me … and Take Action!

By Kelle O'Neal

Today is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day is a call to action for accelerating gender parity (e.g., comparable incomes, college graduation rates and workforce participation between men and women). This is something I’m passionate about, especially gender parity in the information management industry that I’ve known and…

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Women in Information Management series
August 15, 2018

Women in Information Management: Angie Pribor

By FSFP

We’re continuing our Women in Information Management series with a profile on Angie Pribor. As a senior consultant, practitioner, advocate and speaker, Angie relies on her deep experience in business-focused information and data management to inform the work she does today for First San Francisco Partners’ clients. We asked Angie to share her thoughts about working in this industry and…

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Women in Information Management series
April 24, 2018

Women in Information Management: Michelle Harper

By FSFP

Michelle Harper, one of our First San Francisco Partners consultants, has extensive experience in a variety of industries leading global enterprise implementations at top international law firms, technology companies, financial services institutions, Fortune 500 companies and startups. With more than 20 years of experience, Michelle brings a proven history of success in leading large-scale projects from conception to implementation to our…

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Women in Information Management series
January 30, 2018

Women in Information Management: Deborah Henderson

By FSFP

Deborah Henderson, a consultant with First San Francisco Partners, has more than 30 years of experience in data and information management consulting, working in a variety of industries. While, at first glance, her credentials might sound similar to our other consultants with their decades of industry experience, Deborah’s background is particularly unique in that she’s spent years volunteering for a…

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