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New York
February 23, 2018

Collibra Announces Third Annual Data Citizens Conference: Key Stakeholders Gather to Discuss Modern Data Governance

Growing in Attendance Each Year, Data Citizens is the Largest Event Focused on Transforming Data into a Business Asset

New York, February 23, 2018 – Collibra, the leader in enterprise data governance and catalog software, today announced its third annual Data Citizens Conference. With 500 attendees expected at this year’s event, Data Citizens is the world’s largest gathering of data governance stakeholders focused on the trends and technologies driving fundamental changes in how businesses find, understand, and trust their data. This year’s event will take place at the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson, Jersey City, NJ on May 1-2, 2018, with a technical pre-day on April 30th at the Collibra New York headquarters.

“Organizations today are looking for ways to maximize their data to drive change and gain competitive advantage, but this is only possible if they can easily find and trust the data to extract value,” said Felix Van de Maele, CEO and co-founder of Collibra. “Data governance offers a strategic approach for businesses to enable their users across the organization to leverage the data they need to collaborate, make critical decisions, and accelerate the move to being a digital business, while also remaining compliant with a growing host of global data privacy regulations. We’re gratified that leading organizations look forward to our Data Citizens Conference each year as a platform to share best practices and the latest thinking in data governance.”

About the Data Citizens Conference

The Collibra Data Citizens Conference ’18 will offer attendees, including Chief Data Officers, data analysts, data stewards, and other business data users, a unique opportunity to explore modern, holistic data governance and interact with peers who are tackling the challenges of driving change in how data is used, nurtured and governed in their organizations.

Data Citizens ‘18 kicks off with a technical pre-conference event on April 30. The main conference begins on Tuesday, May 1, with a full day of dynamic discussions and actionable takeaways. Key topics include deriving value from the data deluge, key components of data governance strategies, risk management, and a look at the Collibra product roadmap.

On Wednesday, May 2, Data Citizens will continue with a range of thought leadership sessions, customer case studies, roundtable lunch discussions, and interactive workshops.

The conference will feature a keynote presentation by Josselyn Simpson, Americas Editorial Director for thought leadership at The Economist Intelligence Unit. With more than 15 years in thought leadership and quantitative research, Simpson will reveal insights from global business executives on the major management challenges and opportunities associated with data governance.

Collibra will be unveiling an additional keynote speaker in the coming weeks.

To learn more or register for Data Citizens ‘18, visit:

About Collibra

As the leader in data governance and catalog software for business users, Collibra helps organizations across the world gain competitive advantage by maximizing the value of their data across the enterprise. Collibra is the only platform purpose-built to address the gamut of data stewardship, governance, and management needs of the most complex, data-intensive industries. Our flexible and configurable cloud-based or on-premises solution puts people and processes first – automating data governance and management to quickly and securely deliver trusted data to the business users who need it. Learn more at

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