Atlanta CDO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

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

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 CDOs approach similar challenges.


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

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

  1. Structuring Data Governance to Improve the Digital Enterprise
  2. Fostering a Culture of Data Literacy and Analytics-Based Decision Making
  3. Data Sharing — Driving Business Value Through Access & Collaboration

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.


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

Gregory Brown

Vice President of the Global Advanced Technology Group

Angela Campbell

Mohawk Industries
Director, Data & Analytics

Anthony Canitano

Senior Director, Business Analytics - Enterprise Data Science

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
Executive Director of Business Intelligence

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

Avinash Tripathi

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

Binu Varghese

Data & Analytics CTO, Global Data, Analytics & AI Leader

Upcoming Programs


April 19, 2023 | 1 hour

Atlanta CDO Town Hall

Developing a Modern D&A Strategy

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



November 9, 2023 | 1 day

Atlanta CDO Executive Summit

The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

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


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