Advisor and Past President
About the Author
Christian Walenta IQCP
served as the President on the Board of Directors of the International Association for Information and Data Quality (IAIDQ) from 2008 to 2013 and is currently Advisor and Past President. He has held a variety of professional and management positions with IBM in Germany, UK and the USA prior to his current position with Lenovo. His professional experience of more than 20 years includes information management, data governance, management of supply chain systems, business development and project management. Christian is a recognized leader in Information Management (IM) at Lenovo and currently works in Lenovo's Product Information organization. Prior to it, he led IBM's Information Management Office, responsible for providing information management strategy, IM programs and Data Governance enterprise wide. He implemented Information Quality programs for IBM's Supply Chain and has extensive practical experience in all aspects of Information Management, including setting overall IM strategies, implementing data stewardship and governance programs for complex organizations and driving Information Management as continuous culture change.
Christian achieved varies professional certifications, including the IAIDQ Information Quality Certified Professional (IQCP), the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP), and the IBM Executive Project Manager. He holds a Master degree in Computer Science and Business Administration, as well as an MBA in International and Strategic Management.