Prior to Profisee, Val was a co-founder of Stratature, where he drove the creation of +EDM for master data management. Following the acquisition of Stratature by Microsoft, Val joined Microsoft as a Principal Program Manager where he managed the conversion of +EDM into SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services (MDS), and delivered key new features such as the Web services API. Thereafter, Val rejoined his former colleagues at Profisee to continue developing master data management solutions based on MDS.
Prior to Stratature, Val was with Air2Web, directing development teams delivering leading-edge wireless e-commerce applications to large clients. Previously, as part of the BI consulting practice at ALG Software, Val managed numerous successful BI implementations for Fortune 100 clients in a variety of industries. Val began his career as an engineer with Furon, a global manufacturer, where he lead the development of Furon's first and highly successful global data warehouse and decision support system.