Robert F. Smallwood
CEO of IGWorld magazine, the Certified Information Governance Officers Association, and Institute for Information Governance


Robert F. Smallwood is an industry-leading author, keynote speaker, podcast host, consultant, and educator. With eight published books on information governance (IG) topics, he is the world’s leading IG author and a leading authority on IG. Over 18,000 professionals have completed his IG Essentials training course on LinkedIn, and hundreds of others have taken his instructor-led training to earn IG certifications. In addition to teaching IG courses, he consults with Fortune 500 companies and governments to assist them in making technology decisions and implementations. Some of his past research and consulting clients include the World Bank, NASA, Novartis Pharma, Sidley Austin LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Troutman Sanders Law Firm, BDO, KPMG, FTI Consulting, Johnson & Johnson, Apple, AT&T and Honeywell.