Rajan Chandras has over 20 years of experience and thought leadership in IT with a focus on enterprise data management and governance. He is currently director, data architecture and management at NYU Langone Health in New York City, where he spearheads innovation in areas such as MDM, RDM, data governance and Big Data. His experience spans pharmaceuticals/life sciences, payers and providers as well as other industries, and across data warehousing, business intelligence, MDM/RDM, metadata management, data quality, data governance and Hadoop/Big Data in consulting as well as corporate roles. He has close to 150 publications in respected industry publications, and has presented at several leading industry and research informatics conferences. Mr. Chandras earned his Master of Science in Information and Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology and also his Master of Science in Physics at the University of Pune, India.