Mandy Chessell is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and PMC leader of the ODPi Egeria and ODPi Data Governance Projects. She is also an Apache Atlas committer. Her focus is on supporting organizations in their transformation towards becoming data-driven. This includes working with them to develop their strategy and architecture relating to the governance, integration and management of information. It was through this work that the vision for open metadata and governance was born and eventually lead to the two ODPi open source projects that she leads. More information about Mandy’s work and publications can be found on LinkedIn and her blog.