Our Team

Noetic partners with the most competent and forward thinking professionals in the world of data.  With more than 125 years of experience, our core leadership team has helped to create the standard for how the financial services world first understands and then uses data.  Our participation has supported our clients through complex data science, due diligence, analytics, and implementation challenges.  We confidently deliver returns in the form of operational efficiencies and the ability to use existing data to contribute to your top line.

Justin Scott Magruder, MBA, PhD

Founder & Chairman


Doctor of Philosophy in Computer and Information Sciences

Masters of Business Administration 

Bachelor of the Arts Political Science



Working Group Expert Member, Technical Committee 184, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 

Director, Chairman of the Finance, Banking & Insurance Committee, Electronic Commerce Code Management Association (ECCMA)               

Licenses and Certifications:


Colibra Data Governance Steward - Ranger 3

ISO 8000 Master Data Quality Manager 

Advisor to the United Nations Open Data Initiative 

isCDO Founding Member       

FISD Financial Information Associate 

American Mensa Society Member 

Over his career, Justin’s clients have included leading investment banks, investment managers, leading market infrastructure suppliers, sovereign wealth funds and international proprietary funds, US Federal regulators, and several few mortgage market participants.

Justin is a pioneer and thought leader in the field of semiotics and data quality architectures and has spent more than 25 years improving business performance through better data management. He has led quite a few organizations to reduce costs and operational risks, and to improve financial and operational performance, by improving the quality of portfolio, account and product data, transaction data processing and analytics for his clients and previous employers.

His background includes enterprise information management and data governance, information security, the design of master and reference data strategies, time-series integration, STP, and data-driven, predictive big-data analytics, as well as account setup, mandate and strategy development, trade order management, post trade settlement, clearance and account management, performance measurement and attribution, and other analytics.

Justin has a proven record of successes in developing, implementing and managing user workflows, interfaces, analytics, database systems and data management programs for several global markets participants. Justin is a well-known subject matter expert about data analysis, business process management, knowledge management execution, and the automation of tools for end-user functionality. He has delivered sophisticated technical solutions for massive volumes of transaction processing and related risk management analytics.

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John Talburt, PhD, CDMP, IQCP

Data Guru


Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics

Information Quality Certified Professional 

Certified Data Management Professional


CDO Magazine - 2021 Leading Academic Data Leaders



Acxiom Chair, Information Quality at UA Little Rock

Director, Information Quality Graduate Program at UA Little Rock

Member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group at International Organization for Standardization (ISO)


Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP)

Information Quality Certified Professional (IQCP)

Certified Master Data Quality Manager (MDQM) for ISO 8000-110

John R. Talburt is Noetic’s “Doctor Data,” evangelizing information quality and governance around the world. He is excited to introduce our clients to next generation data technologies and strategies.


While keeping one foot firmly planted in industry, he also has an academic persona serving as the Acxiom Chair of Information Quality and Director of the Information Quality Graduate Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.


Previously, he led the Data Research and Development group for Acxiom Corporation where he implemented their Total Data Quality Management program. He is also a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in the area of data quality.


Dr. Talburt is an inventor for several patents related to customer data integration and the author of numerous research papers and articles and four books on information quality, entity resolution, data governance, and master data management. 

Daniel Pullen, PhD 

Senior Principal 

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Doctor of Philosophy in Computer and Information Sciences

Master of Science in Information Quality

Graduate Certificate in Information Quality

Bachelor of Science in Information Science​

Daniel Pullen is obsessed with all things data and loves to help corporations better understand their data through processes and solutions built to create clarity.


He is currently a senior principal at Noetic, helping our clients to build robust solutions for their data and supporting them as they design and build their data governance, data management and master data management solutions.

He is extremely excited about the future state of how data-rich companies will manage their data. Noetic will be at the forefront of helping companies to define that future and guiding them towards the path of data enlightenment.


He has a background and education in Information Science, Computer Science and Information Quality. Daniel  is well suited to help companies address anything they need when it comes to their data. He is an expert in building data solutions and experienced in architecting, designing, implementing, integrating and managing large scale data management solutions.


Heidi Briguglio

Director of Business Operations 

Heidi is inspired by clockwork process, extraordinary subject matters experts, and clear communication. She prides herself on setting and maintaining predictable cadence across her responsibilities as Noetic’s Director of Business Operations.


Always eager to greet new challenges, she looks forward to providing measurable value to our highly regarded clients. Having started her first company at 16 years old, Heidi is a lifetime entrepreneur and has been fortunate to have worked for myriad incredible, successful professionals.