The most powerful CDAO network

With 13 communities across the globe, serving over 1,700 CDAOs, Evanta’s powerful network of data and analytics executives brings together CDAOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Through peer sharing and collaboration, CDAOs from the world's leading organizations drive innovative ideas, exchange best practices and forward-looking perspectives, and address critical issues at the forefront of data and analytics today.

Each community is organized by region and led by C-level practitioners offering members regular access to the expertise of peers.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:


Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.


Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CDAOs approach similar challenges.


Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

CDAOs in the community

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Ramnik Bajaj

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

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Adam Fox

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co
Head of Data

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Scott Hallworth

HP Inc.
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

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Mano Mannoochahr

SVP, Chief Data & Analytics Officer

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Jodi Morton

Global and U.S. Chief Data Officer

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Arun Narayanan

Renewable Energy Group
Chief Digital Officer

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Prasannal Nithyanandam

Volkswagen Group of America
Head of Data and Advanced Analytics

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Usman Quddoos


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Alex Tait

US Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CDAOs today.

  1. Foster a Strong Data and Analytics Function Through Leadership and Influence
  2. Restructuring Data Strategy and Governance to Responsibly Deploy Generative AI
  3. Enhance Data Literacy Across the Organization to Drive Business Value


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Executive Summit
Gain new connections and actionable insights from C-level peers at this one-day program. View what to expect.

What to expect at an Executive Summit:

  • Keynotes from practitioners and thought leaders
  • Peer-led, interactive discussions
  • Networking in one-on-one Peer-to-Peer Meetings
  • In-person program in your area
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Inner Circle
Connect with other CDAOs and discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting. View what to expect.

What to expect at an Inner Circle:

  • Facilitated discussions on key topics
  • Networking over dinner and drinks
  • Peer-led, in-person program in an evening
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Town Hall
Participate in an interactive, peer-led discussion on current priorities for CDAOs. View what to expect.

What to expect at a Town Hall:

  • Informal, breakout group discussion
  • Share insights and learn from peers
  • One-hour, virtual discussion
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Peer Roundtable
Join a small group of peers for an interactive conversation around a hot topic or priority. View what to expect.

What to expect at a Peer Roundtable:

  • Intimate and interactive discussion 
  • Framed around a hot topic or priority
  • One-hour, virtual conversation

Apply to join

Evanta facilitates exclusive, C-level communities by personally qualifying and understanding the priorities, challenges and interests of each member.

Our selective approach maintains the high quality of the network and ensures top-level discussions with peers from the world’s leading organizations.

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Community Member Criteria

To ensure peer connections and conversations at the highest level, members must meet the following criteria:

- C-level or senior most executive for respective function

- Organization revenue of $500M+

Exceptions are considered.

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Discover why executives join a community

Hear from current members who share why they participate in a community of C-level peers with similar interests, challenges, and priorities.


“In the past couple of months, Houston virtual CDAO events have been a fantastic source of communication and networking with peers. Covid-19 has thrown us a lot of social challenges, but thanks to Evanta and their conscientious efforts, virtual boardrooms and roundtables are here to stay.”


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