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.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

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

Karthikeyan Ramasamy

Chief Analytics Officer

Kenneth Viciana

VP, Global Data & Analytics Products

Governing Body Members

Jeff Afonso

Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
SVP, Global Data Management

Minoo Agarwal

RTI International
Head of Enterprise Data and Analytics

Satish Bandapati

Director, Marketplace Data & Machine Learning Engineering

Jason Beyer

Bridgestone Americas
Vice President, Data and Analytics

Gregory Brown

Vice President Global Technology Strategy

Jose Buitron

Head of Data & AI CoE

Angela Campbell

Mohawk Industries
Director, Data & Analytics

Anthony Canitano

Head of Performance Analytics

Bindu Chellappan

FleetCor Technologies
SVP Insights & Analytics

Satya Choudary

Credit Suisse
VP, Data & Analytics - Global Head of Cloud Platform, Data Engineering & Mgmt, Data Science & ML/AI

Brady Cole

Global Enterprise Data Officer

Colin Coleman

Inspire Brands
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Krish Das

Ulta Beauty
VP, Enterprise Data Officer

Srijani Dey

DXC Technology Company
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Ben Flusberg

Cox Automotive
Chief 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

Maximiliano Just

The Coca-Cola Company
Global Head - Data Governance

Santosh Kudva

General Electric
Chief Data Officer & CIO-Finance/HR

Farukh Lakhani

Essilor of America
Sr. Director Sales Analytics and Operations

Krystine Mahmood

VP, Head of Data Science

Soyal Momin

Presbyterian Healthcare Services
SVP, Chief Analytics Officer

Sylvester Morgan

Executive Director, Enterprise Data Management

Karthik Neelisetty

Floor & Decor
Senior Director, Data and Analytics

Mustafa Nisar

The Home Depot
Director, Exploratory Data Science & Analytics

Meet Patel

Senior Director, Global Advanced Analytics - Strategy, Capabilities and Culture

Ethiraj Purushothaman

Best Buy
Head Data Science – Customer, Marketing, Merchandising & Digital

Praveen Rao

Amazon Web Services
Global Head - Worldwide Industrial IoT & Analytics

Daniel Reaume

Vice President, Commercial Data and Analytics

Chun Schiros

Associated Bank-Corp
Chief Analytics Officer

Ritu Sharma

Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Anand Shenoy

Global VP, Chief Data Officer

Pankaj Singal

Goldman Sachs
Chief Data Officer, Platform Solutions

Olga Sudvarg

COO (Data) / Global Head of Data Strategy & Delivery

Brandie Szuda

Executive, Customer Data and Analytics Solutions

Lalit Thakur

Nissan Motor Corporation
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Meenakshi Thanikachalam

Banco Popular
Head of Data & Analytics, Strategy, Architecture

Siva Thiyagasamudram

Mohawk Industries
Senior Director - Data and Insights

Binu Varghese

Vice President - Applications & Data

Bin Yu

GoTo Foods
VP of Data Science

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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