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Chief Data Officer Forum

Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

September 21–23, 2022


The unbridled proliferation of data presents modern businesses with their greatest opportunities and most formidable risks.

The Chief Data Officer is at once the defender of a company’s critical assets and champion of the evolution of the business toward greater sophistication. This role will require more focus, skill, and innovation in the coming years than ever before.

Advisory Board:


  • Sami Ahmed (OMERS), Senior Vice President, Data, Analytics, Architecture and Engineering
  • Dora Boussias (Stryker), Director, Enterprise Architecture & Data Strategy
  • Devshree Golecha (Credit Union), Vice President, Data Texas Dow Employees
  • J.D. Elliott (Silicon Valley Bank), Managing Director, Enterprise Data Management 
  • Moin Haque (Warner Music Group), Chief Data Officer
  • Christine Keung (On Technology and Innovation City of San José), Chief Data Officer, Mayor’s Office
  • Rachel Levanger (Fidelity National Financial), Vice President, Director of Data Science
  • Brad Lipic (Reinsurance Group of America), Vice President, Head of Global Data Strategy
  • Thomas Quinlan (Apple Bank), First Vice President – Head of Data Governance and Data Quality
  • Brian Richardi (Stryker),  Head of Finance Data Science
  • Patrick Terry (BOK Financial), Senior Vice President , Chief Data Officer
  • Meena Thanikachalam (Ally Financial Inc.), Head of Data Solutions & Analytics
  • Pawan Verma (Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd.),  Chief Data Officer – DMO Head
  • Wendy Zhang (CSL Behring), Senior Director, Head of Data and Analytics Delivery
  • Zach Zukowski (EJF Capital LLC), Chief Data Officer

Topics for discussion include:

  • Building Business Resilience as a CDO: Leading with Data to Create Agility
  • Embracing the Future of Data Governance and Compliance for Your Organization
  • The Power of Data Modeling and Predictive Forecasting
  • Audit and Assessment of Data Management Programs
  • A Streamlined Path to Data Analytics Maturity
  • Data for Data: Measuring the Impact of Your Information Assets
  • Challenges and Benefits of Migrating to Cloud-Based Data & Analytics
  • Cross-Industry Perspective: AI Adoption Challenges and How to Overcome Them
  • Business Intelligence and Data-Driven Revenue Generation
  • Adopting Cloud Observability to Build a Proactive Enterprise
  • Data Virtualization: Benefits, Use Cases & Innovative Tools
  • Safety Net: Best Practices in Incident Detection and Correlation
  • Overcoming the Challenge of Bad Data
  • Machine Learning: Your Answer to Data Cleansing and Unification
  • Leveraging Data Fabric for Modernized Data Integration

Please view Consero’s health and safety protocols for in-person events here.


Critical Voices, Exceptional Dialogue

Hear from and interact with some of the most influential voices in this space.

Sami Ahmed

Senior Vice President, Data & Advanced Analytics (DNA)


Jason Blevins

Technology Director - Safety and Security


Christopher Hutchins

Vice President, Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Northwell Health

Thomas Hughes

Vice President - Enterprise Data and Information Management

Navy Federal Credit Union

Rehan Jalil

CEO and President


Sravan Kasarla

Chief Data Officer


John Lawrence

Director, Talent and Human Capital Analytics


Rachel Levanger

Vice President, Director of Data Science

Fidelity National Financial

Brad Lipic

Vice President, Head of Global Data Strategy

Reinsurance Group of America

Prasannal Nithyanandam

Head of Data and Analytics

Volkswagen of America, Inc

Thomas Quinlan

First Vice President - Head of Data Governance and Data Quality

Apple Bank

Brian Richardi

Head of Finance Data Science


Chintan Shah

Vice President - Data Science , Analytics , Machine Learning and Business Intelligence


Jamie Shover

Director, Data and Analytics

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Patrick Terry

Chief Data Officer

BOK Financial

Frank Tingley

Sr. Director Of Analytics

The North Face

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