Michael Atkin has over 30 years of experience as a strategic analyst to financial institutions, regulators and market authorities on the principles, practices and operational realities of data management. Mike has served as a senior advisor to several regulatory bodies in both the US and Europe. He was the founder of the Enterprise Data Management Council and is currently a director of the Enterprise Knowledge Graph Foundation. Experience with KG Atkin refers to himself as a global advocate for content standards. He’s been helping the financial industry develop a formal ontology about financial instruments, entities and processes since 2008. When speaking of his experience with Knowledge graphs, Atkin framed his point in this way: “Our system-of-record for the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) is RDF/OWL – the building block for knowledge graph”.