Experienced Data Privacy Team

ABMartin helps enterprises maintain privacy compliance and reduce risk with solutions that automate the masking of unstructured data 

50+ Successful Implementations
Specializing in Complex Data Privacy, Test Data Management, and Decommissioning. 

IBM Partner with Optim Expertise
Heterogeneous systems expertise spanning Mainframe, iSeries, Distributed, to Handheld and Embedded systems

Database Experts
Expert experience with all ranges of DBMS: Relational, Object Oriented, Hierarchical

Over 25 Years of Data Privacy Experience
Providing above and beyond services including; toolsets, products, and software utilities 

Meet the Team:

Allan Martin
Founder and CTO

Allan Martin is an expert in data privacy and security with over 20 years' experience.  Partnering with market leaders Informix and IBM, he has successfully architected and delivered over 50 data privacy, test data management and data archiving solutions for Fortune 500 organizations including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, St. Jude’s Bank and many others. 

Allan has helped to establish competitive, scalable and professional standards and provided vision and leadership for key technologies, including database management systems, grid computing, data privacy and encryption processes.

After leaving IBM, Allan formed ABMartin, a consulting organization leveraging skills in database design and access, Data Privacy/Obfuscation and best practices to protect companies' classified sensitive data.  He invented and was Sr. Developer on the UMask platform, the first software solution to mask unstructured data.

Barbara Martin
Founder & COO

Barbara is a strong early stage sales leader with over 20 years’ experience in high tech startups. Her capabilities include effective direct, indirect, inside sales and field sales execution. Barbara has proven success in deploying go-to market strategies, establishing repeatable sales processes and developing effective marketing approaches.  As an IBM Tivoli reseller, she drove revenues in excess of 600%. As a part-time sales director at an early stage technology and services company, she increased revenues from $50K to $2M in under 3 years.

Paul Wirth
Technical Specialist, IBM InfoSphere Optim Suite

For over thirty-five years, Paul has been working in the management of enterprise data. His career has focused on creating solutions for data governance, database management systems, data storage arrays, and disaster recovery. He is currently helping to transform data with complete data protection and create software solutions to maintain compliance and reduce risk across an enterprise.

Bruce Fischer
Technical Specialist, IBM InfoSphere Optim Suite

Bruce Fischer is a Senior Optim Technical Specialist working with clients to provide Data Management Solutions.

 

He worked with Optim clients worldwide for over 20 years, providing technical leadership for Optim Data Management Solutions for the entire enterprise.

 

Bruce has over 30 years of experience in all areas of Information Technology. His background includes z/OS Systems Programmer, Database Administration, Distributed Systems Management, Software Development, Cloud Data Services, Open-Source technology, and IT management.

 

Before joining ABMartin, Bruce worked at IBM as an Optim Solution Architect. He continues to work with Optim Clients to provide Data Management Solutions including, Data Privacy/Obfuscation, Test Data Management, Data Lifecycle and Data Retirement Solutions.

Tammy Ziegler
Data Privacy & Security Specialist

Tammy Ziegler is a Data Privacy & Security specialist with over twenty years of experience and proven success in Information Technology. She has an extensive technical background in software engineering and consulting. Many of her experiences focus on the gathering, processing, and distribution of data. 

 

Tammy has been part of IBM’s Optim Worldwide Center of Excellence team delivering Data Governance services and Data Privacy solutions across the globe. She has architected and implemented these services and solutions in the insurance, healthcare, education and finance industries for both private and public sectors. She has also engineered many software applications for various companies including software manufacturers, telco, finance and engineering.

 

Among her accomplishments, Tammy has managed a strategic business organization in a software firm responsible for products that account for over a quarter of the corporate revenues. She co-founded a successful profit center for software development services that was designed to compete with low-cost offshore development firms. Tammy also operated a commodities brokerage firm on the Commodities Exchange Inc. (now the New York Mercantile Exchange).

Jimmy Wilson
Technical Specialist, IBM InfoSphere Optim Suite

Jimmy Wilson has been actively involved in Information Technology for over 40 years. He has more than a decade of experience providing technical sales, technical support, product implementation and product delivery for several of IBM product suites.

Jimmy has worked with many clients in the aerospace, defense, banking, finance, insurance, communications and healthcare industries. He has extensive experience in implementing solutions on Microsoft Windows and Linux/UNIX platforms OS platforms and IBM Db2, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and other relational and non-relational data sources.

Steven David Alley
Senior Solution Delivery Engineer

David Alley is a Senior Solution Delivery Engineer. He brings a broad-based set of IT related skills covering both z/OS® and distributed platforms. He has worked with the Optim family of products for over 15 years and has implemented Optim solutions in the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia. His IT-related business experience includes the insurance, banking, and healthcare industries. He has also worked closely with auditors and industry regulators concerning the areas of information privacy and data retention.

Fred Booker
Technical Specialist, IBM InfoSphere Optim Suite

Fred Booker is a Senior Optim Technical Specialist working with clients to provide Data Management Solutions.

 

He worked with Optim clients worldwide for over 20 years, providing technical leadership for Optim Data Management Solutions for the entire enterprise.

 

Fred has over 30 years of experience in all areas of Information Technology and Education. His background includes z/OS and Distributed Systems Software Development, Database Design, Software Training and Education.  Always a teacher at heart, he enjoys simplifying and sharing information on complex data base management solutions.

 

Before joining ABMartin, Fred worked at IBM as an Optim Solution Architect and Princeton Softech as both pre and post sales technical specialist and trainer.  He also managed a large Education group at Applied Data Research and Computer Associates.   He continues to work with Optim Clients to provide Data Management Solutions including, Data Privacy/Obfuscation, Test Data Management, Data Archiving and Data Retirement Solutions.

David Welch
Solution Delivery Director

David focuses on successfully delivering clients state of the art data privacy solutions for all unstructured and structured data across an organization.  Major functions include management of sales opportunities and partnering, including IBM.

 

He began his career on the mainframe driving major projects for eleven years and worked at Oracle developing a successful customer base in multiple industries. This resulted in 100% year after year growth for eight years. He eventually took up the Regional Technical Director position and was responsible for a team of over 100 people.  David led the development, technical sales and sales organizations at multiple technology startups in the functional areas of marketing, project management and CRM. He grew a worldwide team from one technical field consultant to over 200 people. He managed a Worldwide Center of Excellence team for thirteen years at IBM with staff in China and North America. David and his team worked with international customers and partners to adopt best practices in data management, ILM, virtual databases and data privacy.

Company Overview

Overview of ABMartin's solutions for Unstructured Data Privacy.

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