Atlanta CDAO Community


Join a powerful network of C-level peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CDAOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Atlanta CDAO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Atlanta CDAO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CDAOs, for CDAOs.


James Bolles

Southern Company
Director, Enterprise Solutions COEs

Snorwlor “Sno” Bropleh

Habitat For Humanity International
Senior Director, Global Integrated Planning – Office of Strategy Management

Vijay Gandapodi

Reynolds American
Head of IT - Data, Reporting, Analytics

Sesha Madapoosi

Vice President & GM, Hospitality

Karthikeyan Ramasamy

Vice President - AI Product Development & Strategy

Kenneth Viciana

VP, Global Data & Analytics Products


Jeff Afonso

Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Chief Information Officer

Minoo Agarwal

RTI International
Head of Enterprise Data and Analytics

Jason Beyer

Bridgestone Americas
Vice President, Data and Analytics

Gregory Brown

Vice President Global Technology Strategy

Angela Campbell

Mohawk Industries
Director, Data & Analytics

Anthony Canitano

Senior Director, Business Analytics - Enterprise Data Science

Bindu Chellappan

FleetCor Technologies
SVP Data and Analytics

Colin Coleman

Inspire Brands
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Krish Das

Ulta Beauty
VP, Enterprise Data Officer

Rashu Garg

Wells Fargo
Head of Enterprise Data Strategy and Simplification

Sudipto Ghose

VP, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Marc Hunt

Director of Data Services, Enterprise Analytics

Mark Jackson

Piedmont Healthcare
Chief Data Officer

Dennis Jensen

Republic National Distributing Company
Vice President, Enterprise Information Management

Santosh Kudva

General Electric
Chief Data Officer & CIO-Finance/HR

Farukh Lakhani

Essilor of America
Sr. Director Sales Analytics and Operations

Sylvester Morgan

Executive Director, Enterprise Data Management

Karthik Neelisetty

Floor & Decor
Director, Data and Analytics

Mustafa Nisar

The Home Depot
Director, Data Science and Analytics Strategy

Anand Shenoy

Senior Director- Head of Enterprise D&A Architecture, Strategy, & Governance

Olga Sudvarg

Chief Operating Officer (Data), Global Head of Data Advisory

Brandie Szuda

Executive, Customer Data and Analytics Solutions

Meenakshi Thanikachalam

Head of Data & Analytics, Strategy, Architecture

Siva Thiyagasamudram

Mohawk Industries
Senior Director - Data and Insights

Binu Varghese

Vice President - Applications & Data

Bin Yu

FOCUS Brands
VP of Data Science

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

  1. Revising D&A strategy with a focus on generative AI
  2. Enabling a culture of data fluency through psychological safety
  3. Modernizing data governance with evolving business objectives

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