Tony is the Founder and CEO of DATAVERSITY, and it’s predecessor Wilshire Conferences. He is responsible for the overall editorial and business strategy of the organization, which conducts educational conferences, training and publishing activities focused on the area of large-scale and enterprise data management. He co-founded the Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) which was sold to WebMediaBrands (Nasdaq: WEBM). Previously he founded a dotcom in the identity management space called BigID (which went the way of most dotcoms), and was the president of Technology Transfer Institute (TTI) for many years. He still facilitates TTI’s strategic technology forum for CTOs, called TTI/Vanguard.