General Mills: How to Communicate the Value of Data Governance

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
10:00 AM CT/ 4:00 PM BST

While passionate data leaders know data is “IN”, how can you make data “cool” across your organization? General Mills Senior Manager of Global Data Transformation, Elizabeth Nordstrum and Global Data Steward Manager, Irina Braginsky share their best practices and tips around how a culture of inclusivity and collaboration can ensure your data governance projects are producing WINS that teams will be talking about.

Join Elizabeth and Irina to hear how General Mills:
  • Leverages its learnings about diversity & inclusivity in data governance
  • Creates the “Pull” to get teams excited about better data
  • Delivers data governance from a project to a sustainable run state
  • Celebrates wins (large and small) to ensure engagement
We hope to see you there!



Elizabeth Nordstrum

Senior Manager, Global Data Transformation, General Mills

Elizabeth is currently implementing a data governance framework across core master data domains to successfully enable enterprise transformational initiatives. She has 20 years of experience with GMI as a Packaging Systems Engineer, Packaging R&D Developer and Quality (Systems & Specifications) Manager


Irina Braginsky

Global Data Steward Manager, Global Data Governance Services, General Mills

Irina leads a team of Data Stewards at General Mills. This newly-formed organization partners with business & IT to implement and sustain a data-governance framework for key data domains. Irina brings experience from her various roles during 21 years with the company spanning R&D, Quality Operations, and Supply Chain.


Shaun M. Connolly

Strategy Principal, Infogix

Shaun has over 25 years of experience delivering real-world, data-driven, game changing solutions for customers. Shaun is passionate about creating achievable data strategies and leading programs to deliver on the promise of digital transformation.