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. Embedding D&A in business strategy and results
  2. Reengineering decision-making across the business
  3. Scaling a data-first culture

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

Dr. Vijay Gandapodi

Reynolds American
Head of IT - Data, Reporting, Analytics

Diwakar Goel

GE Power
VP – Global Chief Data Officer

Rajeev Kapur

Kimberly-Clark Corporation
VP Commercial Transformation

Sesha Madapoosi

NCR
Exec Director, Data & Analytics Products

Karthikeyan Ramasamy

Georgia-Pacific
Advanced Analytics and Strategy Leader

Kenneth Viciana

Fiserv
Director Information Risk Management

Members

Jeff Afonso

Elavon
SVP, Global Data Management

Anthony Canitano

The Home Depot
Senior Manager - Customer Analytics

Ningyu Chen

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

Colin Coleman

Equifax
SVP Data and Analytics

Krish Das

Inspire Brands
Head of Enterprise Data

Rashu Garg

Regions Financial Corporation
SVP - Head Of Data and Analytics Products

Marsal Gavalda

Square
Head of Machine Learning, Commerce Platform

Sudipto Ghose

Equifax
Sr Director - Corporate Insights

Dharika Hopkins

Cox Communications
Sr. Dir., Enterprise BI, Data & Info. Mgmt.

Marc Hunt

Chick-fil-A
Principal Team Leader, Enterprise Analytics

Mark Jackson

Piedmont Healthcare
Director of Business Intelligence

Dennis Jensen

Genuine Parts
Senior Director of Enterprise Information Management

Santosh Kudva

GE Power
VP, Data & Analytics

Sylvester Morgan

General Motors
Executive Director, Enterprise Data Management

Brandie Szuda

MagMutual
Chief Data Officer

Meenakshi Thanikachalam

Ally
Head of Data & Analytics, Strategy, Architecture

Siva Thiyagasamudram

Mohawk Industries
Director - Data and Insights

Binu Varghese

Carrier
Global Data & Analytics Leader

“I especially appreciate the chance to interact with peers from other companies and industries to share the woes and triumphs of data management.”

RENE KIM, SVP, GLOBAL DATA OFFICER
CHARLES SCHWAB

Upcoming Events


In-person Programs

December 8, 2021

Atlanta CDO Executive Summit

JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead

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

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Virtual Programs

April 22, 2021

Atlanta CDO Virtual Boardroom

Responsible AI & Ethical Data Practices

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

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June 22, 2021

Atlanta CDO Virtual Town Hall

Atlanta CDO Virtual Town Hall

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

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