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Chief Data Officer Forum

Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village, CA

April 2–4, 2023


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.

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Advisory Board:

  • Sami Ahmed (OMERS), Senior Vice President, Data, Analytics, Architecture and Engineering
  • Dora Boussias (Stryker), Transformational Leader, Data Strategy & Architecture
  • Milena Gacheva (American Express), Director, Global Operational Risk and Oversight
  • Devshree Golecha (Texas Dow Employees Credit Union), Vice President, Data
  • J.D. Elliott (Silicon Valley Bank), Head of Data Programs & Operations
  • Moin Haque (Warner Music Group), Chief Data Officer
  • Christine Keung (On Technology and Innovation City of San José), Chief Data Officer
  • John Lawrence (ITT), Executive Director, Talent/Human Capital Analytics
  • Rachel Levanger (Fidelity National Financial), Vice President, Director of Data Science
  • Brad Lipic (Reinsurance Group of America), Vice President, Head of Global Data Strategy
  • Shahidul Mannan (Bon Secours Mercy Health),  Chief Data Officer
  • Anurag Minocha (Webster Bank),  Senior Managing Director – Head of Regulatory and M&A Data Strategy
  • Brian Richardi (Stryker),  Head of Finance Data Science
  • Patrick Terry (BOK Financial), Senior Vice President, Chief Data Officer
  • 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:

  • CDO Boardroom: The State of the Industry
  • Upskilling Your Employees: Practical Tips on Building a Successful Data Literacy Program
  • KnowledgeBridge™: Get your organization Analytics and AI ready to drive efficiency and transform customer experiences
  • KnowledgeBridge™: Your Data Keeps Breaking Silently. Why Data Quality is so Hard to Solve
  • What is an Optimal Organization for a Data Team?
  • Infonomics: The Shift from a Cost Center to a Profit Center
  • KnowledgeBridge™: The Hidden Value of Alternative Data Sets
  • KnowledgeBridge™: Challenges and Opportunities — AI-Driven Innovation in Life Sciences
  • Increasing Innovation Velocity with Embedded Data Controls and Governance
  • KnowledgeBridge™: How to Build an Effective Data & Analytics Roadmap
  • KnowledgeBridge™: Data Democratization: Best Practices in Making Information Assets Consumable
  • Driving the Adoption and Operationalization of Analytics Insights by Business Stakeholders
  • The Short “Life Expectancy” of a CDO: Key Steps to Maximizing Your Impact within the Organization
  • KnowledgeBridge™: The Pros and Cons of Data Governance Under IT or Business
  • Ask the Experts: Actionable Recommendations on Succeeding as a Data Leader

Rotating Roundtable Discussions:

  • Strategic Use of Analytics Resources
  • Key Steps to Enabling Data Classification, Communication and Ownership
  • Developing a Comprehensive Data Governance Framework
  • Overcoming Roadblocks to High Data Quality

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Critical Voices, Exceptional Dialogue

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

Margaret Alston

Senior Manager Privacy, Americas Region


Alex Amaral

Chief Data Scientist


Srinivas Avasarala

Vice President of Product Management


Shawn Barker

Chief Data Officer

Ball Corporation

Hayk Chakyan

Head of Sales

Gabe Davtyan

Senior Enterprise Account Executive

Andrei Dumitrescu

Chief Data Officer and Deputy General Counsel

State of Tennessee, TennCare

JD Elliott

Managing Director, Enterprise Data Management

Silicon Valley Bank

Amir Emadzadeh

Director, Data Science & Software Engineering


Stephan Erberich

Chief Data Officer

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California

Susan Etlinger

Director, Data and AI Storytelling, Microsoft Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation


Annie Flippo

Chief Data Officer


Ijeoma Genevieve Mbamalu

Chief Technology and Data Officer


Marco Antonio Hernandez Zepeda

Chief Data Officer


Suman Giri

Head of Data Science


Devshree Golecha

Vice President, Daa

Texas Dow Employees Credit Union

Sriram Gosala

Master Data and Customer 360 Platform Lead

Western Union

Eric Higgins

Vice President, Global Data Science

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Steve Horne

Chief Data Officer


Chu-Cheng Hsieh

Chief Data Officer


Eric Hirschhorn

Chief Data Officer

BNY Mellon

Serena Huang

Chief Data Officer

Patrick Issa-Abbas

Head - Retail Banking Data & Analytics


Gaurav Jindal

Head of Data Engineering & Data Science


David Johnson

Chief Data Officer


Daniel Kamsler

Director of Data Services & Advanced Analytics

Chapters Health

Tim Kao

Vice President of Data Science

CNA Corporation

Mark Koss

Director of Data Science and Engineering


Tom Kretzmer

Manager, Compliance Data Control

Westinghouse Electric Company

Abhijeet Kumar

Director Marketing Analytics


John Lawrence

Executive Director, Talent/Human Capital Analytics


Nate Lee

Director, Data Management and Governance

Workday, Inc.

Jeannine Linsday

Executive Director, Analytics

Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Daniel Maynard

VP, Privacy and Data Risk Management, Chief Privacy Officer

Early Warning®

Aleks Mazo

Deputy Chief Technology Officer

The City University of New York

Chris McDermott

Vice President of Engineering


Eric McGee

Vice President, Data and Analytics

truData Solutions

Sonia Mezzetta

Director, Product Management, Data Fabric Solution Architecture / Certified Architect


Prachi Priya

Chief Data Officer

Team One

Saurabh Sharma

Vice President, Big Data, CRM, CMI

Samsung Electronics America

Olga Sudvarg

Chief Operating Officer (Data)

Invesco Ltd.

Aarthi Sridharan

Vice President, Business Intelligence


Andrea de Souza

Vice President, Digital Science and Innovation

Novo Nordisk

George Suskalo

Senior Director Information Risk Management

Freddie Mac

Patrick Terry

Senior Vice President , Chief Data Officer

BOK Financial

Eamon Walsh

Chief Executive Officer

Level Seven NYC

Tara Watford

Chief Data Officer

The Bail Project

Wendy Zhang

Senior Director , Head of Data and Analytics Delivery

CSL Behring

Zach Zukowski

Chief Data Officer (CDO)

EJF Capital LLC

Erik Zwiefel

Chief Data and Analytics Officer


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