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We are pleased to welcome these new members to our Board of Directors at AIIM

Four new directors elected by members of the association

December 16, 2016, Costa Mesa, CA -- The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), announces four new board members following its Annual Meeting held in December in Costa Mesa, California. The following directors will serve on the AIIM Board of Directors beginning January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2019:

Andrea Chiappe, Director of Strategy & Innovation, Systemware

Andrea Chiappe wears many hats from R&D and architecture to marketing and business strategy, leading teams and designing next-gen intelligent content networks for Systemware. As a hybrid professional, Andrea happily engages her skills in both technology and business to evolve today’s digital business world.

After getting her start in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and the internet of things before IoT was cool, she gathered years of programming, R&D, and, most importantly, real-life, in-the-trenches technical and business experience. Andrea currently focuses on future technology fabrics that will help broker information across our digital businesses.

Rich Howarth, Vice President of Engineering, Watson Data Platform, IBM

Rich Howarth is responsible for leading a worldwide engineering organization working on IBM’s next generation data and analytics cloud platform. This platform will bring together all forms of information to enable companies to better utilize analytics and machine learning as well as other data-centric applications.

Prior to this role, Rich was responsible for the IBM ECM Business. Rich has more than 30 years of software experience in operating systems and middleware, analytics, enterprise content management and document imaging solutions. Rich has been involved with ECM for many years and worked closely with AIIM, EMC, Microsoft, and Documentum to lead the CMIS standard initiative. Rich is also the original creator of the CM OnDemand product, IBM Content Navigator and many other IBM offerings.

Ed McQuiston, Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, Hyland

Ed McQuiston was promoted to senior vice president of global sales & marketing at Hyland in March 2016. Having served as vice president of global sales since 2012, Ed took on responsibility for marketing to align the two functions in support of Hyland’s global expansion. Ed’s tenure at Hyland and extensive knowledge of OnBase helps support and expand Hyland’s strategic initiatives.

With more than 20 years of experience in the information management and advanced capture industries, Ed focuses on collaborating Hyland’s global sales and marketing programs and vertical-specific initiatives with worldwide trends, positioning Hyland as the go to vendor for information management solutions.

Greg Reid, Chief Executive Officer, InFuture, LLC

Greg Reid has 23 years of consulting and program management experience in information management and leads a global privacy and information management practice serving advanced and innovative healthcare and biotech companies around the US.

Prior to creating InFuture, Mr. Reid was a Partner in Accenture’s Human Performance management consulting practice. At Accenture, Mr. Reid was one of Accenture’s leaders in the knowledge and information management field and sold and directed global client assignments across multiple industries.

“We are pleased to welcome these new members to our Board of Directors at AIIM,” said Peggy Winton, AIIM President. “Their collective experience in the information management industry and within the Association will help to guide the industry and AIIM.”

Andrea Chiappe, Rich Howarth, Ed McQuiston and Greg Reid join the following directors who continue to serve out their terms:

Dan Antion, American Nuclear Insurers – Board Chair
Mark Patrick, Joint Chiefs Secretariat – Board Vice Chair
Anthony Peleska – Immediate Past Chair
Heather Newman, Content Panda – Treasurer
Ian Story, Microsoft – Executive Committee Member At Large
Scott Allbert, IQ Business Group
Pam Doyle, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
Don Field, Ephesoft
Hani Girgis, Deloitte
Jordan Jones, Cicso
Hanns K hler-Krüner, Gartner
Dan Lucarini, IBML
Anthony Macciola, Kofax
Chris McLaughlin, EMC
Harvey Spencer, Harvey Spencer Associates
Neal Stidolph, Sword Group

About AIIM

AIIM has been an advocate and supporter of information professionals for 70 years. The association’s mission is to ensure that information professionals understand the current and future challenges of managing information assets in an era of social, mobile, cloud and big data. Founded in 1943, AIIM builds on a strong heritage of research and member service. Today, AIIM is a global, non-profit organisation that provides independent research, education and certification programs to information professionals. AIIM represents the entire information management community, with programs and content for practitioners, technology suppliers, integrators and consultants.

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