About Us

Company Overview

Metadata Technology North America (MTNA) is a U.S. based small business that provides high level expertise around the technical management of statistical and scientific data. Central to our vision is to ensure that data is always surrounded by all the necessary knowledge (or "metadata") to support its effective use, maximize quality, facilitate discovery and access, and ultimately provide policymakers, users, and the public with knowledge needed for sound policymaking, research, and information. Our core focus is on delivering solutions around government data, official statistics, and research data in proficient and cost-effective ways, but are open to work with data in all shapes and forms. We like to see our customers are partners sharing a common objective to deliver better data for a better world.

Who We Are

Leadership Team

Jack Gager

Jack (a.k.a. "J") engineers and leads all of the platform and system development efforts for the company. He's an IT professional with over 20 years of experience, specializing in delivering metadata driven data solutions. Through MTNA, he strives to combine domain and technology expertise to build modern and robust enterprise solutions. Relying on the unique experience gained from his involvement in the establishment of domain standards and related implementation projects, Jack has developed a generic and highly flexible metadata management framework that is aligned, but not constrained by the standards, ensuring both compliance with recommended practices and ability to adapt to users' specific needs and requirements. This framework now serves as the backbone of all of MTNA’s data and metadata management solutions.

Andrew DeCarlo

Andrew DeCarlo is an Information Technologist and Data Engineer with extensive experience in software programming and expert knowledge around data/metadata management. Andrew has been the lead developer on multiple projects focusing on innovative ETL and data delivery platforms that focus on leveraging machine actionable metadata. He has developed ways to use metadata to enhance data transformations, validation, and ingestion processes, alleviating pain points that are common throughout the ETL process. Andrew is also familiar with the day to day tasks of data users and managers, and well aware of sensitive data security and disclosure aspects. Whether it be related to delivering the data itself or managing the documentation that accompanies it, Andrew has extensive experience working with researchers to help deliver services to them in ways that they find most useful and efficient.

Development Team
Tim Niemeyer

The Science of Better Data.

Work with a team passionate about data.

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