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June 16, 2020

Collibra Recognizes Credit Suisse, Deloitte, T-Mobile and Walmart in 2020 Excellence Awards

Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, today announced the winners of the 2020 Collibra Excellence Awards, recognizing teams and individuals at Credit Suisse, Deloitte, T-Mobile and Walmart. Presented during Data Citizens ‘20: A Digital Experience, the awards honor data leaders who are helping their organizations unlock the value of data and create meaningful, measurable results by collaborating with Collibra. 

“At Collibra, we share the vision of a data-driven world with our customers. By working together to help all data citizens find meaning in their data, we are enabling better collaboration and data-driven decision making — priorities that have been reinforced now more than ever,” said Madan Gadde, Chief Customer Officer for Collibra. “It is an honor to recognize this innovative group of change agents for their achievements in driving data-centric innovation across their organizations.”

The 2020 Collibra Excellence Award Winners

Dr. Adrian Pearce, Credit Suisse: Data Citizen of the Year 

Dr. Adrian Pearce, Group Chief Data Officer for Credit Suisse, was recognized for his and his team’s efforts to manage data as a valuable asset and using it to improve the effectiveness of data management processes globally across Credit Suisse. In his role, Adrian is focused on the architecture, governance, security and underlying quality of data within the bank. Most recently, the team applied significant focus to the usage and analysis of existing Credit Suisse data to create business value for the company. By integrating Collibra into Credit Suisse’s data strategy, Adrian has increased collaboration across the business and ensured that data is at the core of the organization.  

Honorable mention: Paul Hogan, Global HR Data Governance Director, Dell Technologies

Albert Lalaj, Walmart: Collibra Ranger of the Year

Albert Lalaj, Global Data Governance Lead for Walmart, was recognized as the top Ranger in the Collibra Certified Ranger Program. The Collibra Certified Ranger Program is a training and evaluation program that delivers one of the most comprehensive data certifications available today. Albert has had a key role in bringing the Data Intelligence vision to life at Walmart by aligning capabilities to business challenges, driving adoption across the organization and leading training and education efforts.  

Deloitte: Collibra Partner of the Year

For the second consecutive year, Deloitte was recognized for its commitment to helping global clients realize the full potential of their data. A partner since 2015, Deloitte collaborates with Collibra across Europe, North America, Asia and South America. Deloitte has guided clients in enabling data discovery, improving data trust and understanding, simplifying data access, ensuring regulatory compliance and enabling greater collaboration with data. Using Collibra, Deloitte clients in banking and financial services have successfully developed and implemented a central digital platform for the data ecosystem that provides full visibility into data across the organization.

Honorable mention: First San Francisco Partners

T-Mobile: Data Intelligence Program of the Year

T-Mobile was recognized for building a data-driven culture that fuels the company’s most innovative business strategies. The organization’s Data Intelligence program started with a widely-adopted data catalog and grew to the implementation of the Collibra platform with integrated lineage and data classifications tools. By leveraging Collibra, T-Mobile has organized its data landscape making it easier to discover, understand, manage, govern, and use data.

Honorable mention: Heineken

About Collibra

Collibra is the Data Intelligence company. We accelerate trusted business outcomes by connecting the right data, insights and algorithms to all Data Citizens. Our cloud-based platform connects IT and the business to build a data-driven culture for the digital enterprise. Global organizations choose Collibra to unlock the value of their data and turn it into a strategic, competitive asset. We have a diverse global footprint, with offices in the U.S., Belgium, Australia, Czech Republic, France, Poland and the U.K. For more information, visit

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