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Peter Aiken is acknowledged to be a top data management (DM) authority. As a practicing data consultant, author and researcher, he has been actively performing and studying DM for more than 30 years. His expertise has been sought by some of the world’s most important organizations and his achievements have been recognized internationally.  He has held leadership positions and consulted with more than 75 organizations in 21 countries across numerous industries, including defense, banking, healthcare, telecommunications and manufacturing. He is a sought-after keynote speaker and author of multiple publications, including his latest the “Case for the CDO” & “Monetizing Data Management.” Peter is the Founding Director of Data Blueprint, a consulting firm that helps organizations leverage data for competitive advantage and operational efficiencies.  He is also Associate Professor of Information Systems at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and past President of the International Data Management Association (DAMA-I).


Awards & Recognition

Dr. Aiken and Data Blueprint have received numerous awards, including:
  • 2011 RichTech Technology Innovation Healthcare Award Finalist
  • 2010 IEEE Computer Society International Stevens Award
  • 2006 Greater Richmond Technology Council IT Builder’s Award Finalist
  • 2005 Appointment to the Defense Logistics Information Research Program Technical Solutions Council
  • 2004 DAMA International Community Award
  • 2001 DAMA International Individual Achievement Award


Dr. Aiken is the author of 8 books, including:
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He has published numerous articles and scholarly papers. A selection is available here.


Data Education

Monthly webinars, customized training & workshops

Want to brush up on some of your data management skills and knowledge? Join Peter for Data-Ed Online, our monthly series of webinars that covers a variety of topics. More information is available here. For more in-depth training, check out our variety of seminars and workshops that can be customized to your organization:

  • Evolving your Information Architecture
  • Data Governance Development & Training
  • Data Management Mentoring Program
  • Metadata Strategies & Fundamentals Training
  • Metadata Recovery Training
  • XML in Data Management Training
  • XML-based EAI Technologies Training

More information about our customized training & workshops is available here.

Learn more about Peter Aiken.