Shannon Wilson is a Business Development Executive with IBM and the Chair of the Child Data Centre committee of the Alberta Centre for Child Family and Community Research. Shannon works with clients to advance their organizational maturity in the use of analytics. She bridges between the business and technical domains to develop solutions that evolve with the business and prepare the organization to handle data at an enterprise level including structured data, natural language, device/sensor streams, images and genomic information. Shannon brings together the pieces of the information management lifecycle looking at the governance to collect good quality data, manage and integrate the data and apply the analytical results back into decision making and process effectiveness. Shannon has been a business transformation consultant for 18 years with IBM.