Southern California

Southern California CDO Executive Summit

October 30, 2014

OMNI Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza

Governing Body members represent the largest organizations in the region and create an influential community of chief data officers and senior analytics executives. The support and participation of our region’s Fortune 1000 CDOs, along with the top government and academic CDOs, ensures that content and best-practice vendor sponsors are relevant and structured to deliver maximum value.


Kelly Bean
Asst. Dean, Office of Executive Education Programs
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Maggie Goodrich
Los Angeles Police Department
Jayadev Gopinath
National Tech. Mgr. & Chief Architect
Toyota Motor Sales North America, Inc.
Eric Iverson
VP & Division CIO
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Abhi Nemani
Chief Data Officer
City of Los Angeles
Tom Soderstrom
Chief Tech. and Innovation Officer, Office of the CIO
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Governing Body

Rajesh Babu
Sr. Dir., Big Data & Bus. Intelligence
Universal Music Group
Mike Burkes
National Mgr., Enterprise Info. Mgmt.
Toyota Motor Sales North America, Inc.
Anita Chang-Vigo
Global Dir., Analytics & Strategic Planning
Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Marvin Cruz
Deputy CIO
Los Angeles Unified School District
Robert Devers
VP, IT Strategy and Arch.
Avery Dennison Corporation
Brian Docili
VP, Enterprise Applications
Ali Farahani
Chief Data Officer
Los Angeles County
Brad Furukawa
VP & CTO, Enterprise Shared Services
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Robert Gage
Sr. Dir., Bus. Info. Mgmt.
Ben Hope
SVP & CIO, FOX Network Group
FOX Broadcasting Company
Russell Kaurloto
Deputy CIO
University of Southern California
Stuart Kerr
Principle Dir. of Development
The Aerospace Corporation
Sharad Kumar
Dir., IT, Healthcare Systems and Services, EDW & Bus. Intelligence
Molina Healthcare, Inc.
Pramod Kunju
Enterprise Architect, Data Mgmt.
Allianz Global
Phillip Leslie
Assoc. Professor
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Raymond Lowe
Sr. Dir., IT
Dignity Health
Danny Mar
Lead Architect, Enterprise Arch.
World Vision International, Inc.
Rajesh Marar
Exec. Dir., Global IS
Ingram Micro, Inc.
Asad Mohamed
Dir., Analytical Center of Excellence
Princess Cruises
Sarath Ramaswami
Fox Filmed Entertainment
Deepika Rayala
Dir., Enterprise BI
Broadcom Corporation
Ted Ross
Asst. Gen. Mgr.
City of Los Angeles
Vinay Soitkar
Sr. Dir., Data Warehouse & BI
The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
Mike Zahigian
Exec. Dir., Info Syst.
Amgen Inc.