Atlanta CDO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the Atlanta community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

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

  1. Expanding digital business & accelerating value creation
  2. Influencing culture & collaboration with governance
  3. Orchestrating change & empowering real-time decisions

Atlanta CDO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

James Bolles

Southern Company
Director, Enterprise Solutions COEs

Snorwlor “Sno” Bropleh

Habitat For Humanity International
Global Director for Operations - Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter

Steve Einbender

The Home Depot
Senior Data Scientist, CyberSecurity Advanced Analytics

Vijay Gandapodi

Reynolds American
Head of IT - Data, Reporting, Analytics

Diwakar Goel

BlackRock Inc
Global Head of Data Platform and Solutions

Rajeev Kapur

Kimberly-Clark Corporation
VP Commercial Transformation

Sesha Madapoosi

NCR
Exec Director, Data & Analytics Products

Karthikeyan Ramasamy

Georgia-Pacific
Vice President - AI Product Development & Strategy

Kenneth Viciana

TSYS
VP, Global Data & Analytics Products

Members

Jeff Afonso

Elavon
SVP, Global Data Management

Gregory Brown

UPS
Vice President of the Global Advanced Technology Group

Ningyu Chen

Inspire Brands
Vice President of Architecture, Innovation, and Digital Transformation

Colin Coleman

Equifax
SVP, Data & Analytics

Krish Das

Inspire Brands
Head of Enterprise Data

Rashu Garg

Wells Fargo
Head of Enterprise Data Strategy and Simplification

Marsal Gavalda

Square
Head of Machine Learning, Commerce Platform

Sudipto Ghose

Equifax
Sr Director - Corporate Insights

Dharika Hopkins

First Advantage
Director, Information Governance

Marc Hunt

Chick-fil-A
Director of Data Services, Enterprise Analytics

Mark Jackson

Piedmont Healthcare
Executive Director of Business Intelligence

Dennis Jensen

Genuine Parts
Senior Director of Enterprise Information Management

Santosh Kudva

GE Power
Chief Data Officer & CIO-Finance/HR

Farukh Lakhani

Essilor of America
Sr. Director Sales Analytics and Operations

Sylvester Morgan

Cummins
Executive Director, Enterprise Data Management

Brandie Szuda

MagMutual
Chief Data Officer

Meenakshi Thanikachalam

Ally
Head of Data & Analytics, Strategy, Architecture

Siva Thiyagasamudram

Mohawk Industries
Senior Director - Data and Insights

Avinash Tripathi

University of Phoenix
Vice President of Analytics - Marketing Analytics and Marketing Sciences

Binu Varghese

Carrier
Global Data & Analytics Leader

“In the past couple of months, Houston virtual CDO 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.”

DR. ASHWANI DEV, DIGITAL AND DATA SCIENCE OFFICER
HALLIBURTON

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

February 10, 2022 | 1 hour

Atlanta CDO Virtual Boardroom

The Dual Mandate — Balancing Data Democratization and Compliance

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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VIRTUAL

March 17, 2022 | 1 hour

Atlanta CDO Virtual Town Hall

Leading Through Uncertainty - Path to the Next Normal

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

December, 2022 | 1 day

Atlanta CDO Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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