Governing Body members are responsible for the strategic direction of the CDO Executive Summit. The support and participation of chief data officers and enterprise analytics executives from the region's Fortune 1000 organizations, government and academia, ensures that each of the conference sessions, speakers and best practice vendor sponsors are relevant, timely 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 Technology Manager & Chief Architect
Eric Iverson
VP & Division CIO
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Tom Soderstrom
IT Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Governing Body

Rajesh Babu
Senior Director, Big Data & Business Intelligence
Universal Music Group
Jesse Bridgewater
Director Search Science Metrics
eBay Inc.
Mike Burkes
National Manager, Enterprise Information Management
Marvin Cruz
Deputy CIO
Los Angeles Unified School District
Robert Devers
VP, IT Strategy & Planning
Avery Dennison Corporation
Dr. Ali Farahani
Chief Data Officer
Los Angeles County
Jeremy Fuchs
VP, Financial and BI Systems
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
Brad Furukawa
VP & CTO, IT Solutions
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Robert Gage
Senior Director, Bus. Info. Mgmt
Sam Hamilton
VP, Data
PayPal, Inc.
Ben Hope
SVP & CIO, FOX Network Group
FOX Broadcasting Company
Rick Hopfer
Molina Healthcare, Inc.
Russell Kaurloto
Deputy CIO
University of Southern California
Stuart Kerr
Principle Director of Development
The Aerospace Corporation
Phillip Leslie
Associate Professor
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Raymond Lowe
Senior Director Information Technology
Dignity Health
Danny Mar
Lead Architect, Enterprise Architecture
World Vision International, Inc.
Rajesh Marar
Senior Director Global IS
Ingram Micro, Inc.
Marty Miller
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Ed Peters
VP, IT Ops.
PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.
Sarath Ramaswami
Fox Filmed Entertainment
Ted Ross
Assistant General Manager
City of Los Angeles
Patrick Savage
VP, Senior Technology Manager
Bank of America
Mike Zahigian
Executive Director
Amgen Inc.
Brian Zrimsek
Vice President, Analytics and Innovation
The Irvine Company