Donna Payne is founder and futurist at PayneGroup. PayneGroup went from 0 to 4 million users of their software worldwide since inception. Donna is an author of 13 books and counting. She is a frequent speaker at conferences, and has addressed Congress and Senate committees on the subject of metadata and privacy. She is recipient of Thought Leader of the Year (ILTA - 2013), and Lifetime Achievement (ABA) awards. Payne is member of the Monica Bay STEM Leadership committee. Before starting PayneGroup, Donna worked in government, Fortune 500 and even did a stint as a rock and roll singer.