Len Silverston, President, Universal Data Models, LLC
Len Silverston is a best-selling author, consultant, and speaker with over 30 years of experience integrating organizations’ information, systems, and people. He is a thought leader in data modeling, data management, and the human dynamics of integrating information, and is well-known for his “Universal Data Models” – reusable models that help to develop higher-quality data models in less time. He authored “The Data Model Resource Book” series (volumes 1, 2, and 3), which describes hundreds of reusable data models. The volume 1 book was rated No. 12 on the Computer Literacy Best Seller List, and there are Chinese and Korean translations in the series. He is the winner of the DAMA International Professional Achievement Award for 2004 and the DAMA International Community Award for 2006. He has received the highest speaker rating for numerous DAMA events and other international conferences. Mr. Silverston’s company provides consulting, training, publications, and software to enable information integration.