Robert Smallwood, MBA, IGP is an industry-leading author, keynote speaker, consultant, and educator. He is a founding partner of IMERGE Consulting and heads up the Institute for Information Governance. With six books on the topic, he is the world’s leading Information Governance author, blogger, and trainer. Smallwood is author of the pioneering text Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices (Wiley, 2014), and in 2016, Information Governance for Executives and Introduction to Information Governance.
Mr. Smallwood has over 25 years of experience in the information technology industry and holds an MBA from Loyola University of New Orleans. He has been recognized as one of the Top Contributors to the information governance (IG) Industry by the 2014 and 2015 Information Governance Conference. In addition to teaching IG courses, he consults with Fortune 500 companies and governments to assist them in making technology decisions and implementations. Robert Smallwood is a certified Information Governance Professional (IGP) and teaches a popular “IGP Prep” class for those wishing to become certified. He is an industry-leading author, keynote speaker, consultant, and educator. He is a founding partner of IMERGE Consulting and heads up the Institute for Information Governance.
Bob has published more than 100 articles and given more than 50 conference presentations on documents, records, and content management. He is also the author of Managing Electronic Records: Methods, Best Practices, and Technologies (Wiley, 2013); Safeguarding Critical E-Documents (Wiley, 2012); Taming the Email Tiger (Bacchus, 2008) and several other books, including a novel, a theatrical play, and the first published personal account of Hurricane Katrina.