Boston CDO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the Boston 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. Adopting modern D&A strategies and operating models that deliver business value in volatile environments
  2. Generating measurable economic benefits to the business from available data assets and advanced analytics
  3. Becoming a master change agent and driving data literacy across the enterprise

Boston CDO Governing Body

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


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Mano Mannoochahr

The Travelers Companies Inc
SVP, Chief Data & Analytics Officer

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Michael McHugh

Head of Data Engineering & Analytics

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Sears Merritt

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co
Head of Data, Strategy & Architecture

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John Pyhtila, Ph.D

Partners Healthcare System Inc
Chief Data & Analytics Officer


Alex Aronov

Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Sr. Director and Head of Data Science

Himanshu Arora

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts Inc
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Brian Baczyk

Chief Risk Officer

Leo Barella

VP, Chief Technology Officer

Aurelie Bergugnat

Schneider Electric
Chief Data Officer

Michal Cenkl

Director of Innovation and Technology

Mercè Crosas

Harvard College
Chief Data Science and Technology Officer at IQSS

Amanda Davis

Commonwealth Care Alliance
SVP, Business Intelligence

Julie Eiermann

Managing Director & Chief Data Officer

Joshua Glastein

Chief Information and Technology Officer

Julie Greenway

Sr. Director IT Data Analytics

Matt Griffiths

Stanley Black & Decker
Vice President, Data-Driven Transformation

Eli Hauser

Dassault Systemes
Strategic Planning at Dassault Systemes

Tamir Hegazy

Chief Data Officer

Michelle Hoiseth

Chief Data Officer, Corporate VP

Andrew Jacobus

Virgin Pulse
VP, Insights and Data Science

Tomek Kozdrowicz

VP, IS Enterprise Architecture

Heidi Lanford

Red Hat
Vice President, Enterprise Data and Analytics

Sebastien Lefebvre

Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Sr Director data sciences, genomics and bioinformatics

Vicki Lynch

Endurance International Group
Vice President, IT PMO and Data Governance

Brent Mahan

Keurig Dr Pepper
Director IT Analytics & Data Visualizations

Matthew Maher

Senior Manager, Advanced Analytics

Laura McElhinney

Horizon Media
Chief Data Officer

Jonathan McGee

Global Head of Investment Analytics & Delivery

Matt Pickering

Converse Inc
Director, Consumer Analytics Technology

Dan Power

State Street
Managing Director, Data Governance, Global Markets

Dave Ramos

Aetna Inc
Senior Director, Hybrid Cloud Data Platform Engineering

Kuldeep Rana

UMass Memorial Health Care
Principal Information Architect & Manager - I.S. Infrastructure

Srinivasan Sankar

Hanover Insurance Group
Enterprise Data Leader

Prakriteswar Santikary, Ph.D

Chief Data Officer

Garrett Sickles

Fidelity Investments
Vice President Data Governance and Insight Solutions, Institutional Asset Management Division

Niren Sirohi

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Head of Clinical Operations & Business Analytics

John Smits

Dell EMC
Vice President Digital Transformation

Meenakshi Solan

Director, Finance, Global Technology

Dan Wulin

Head of Data Science and Machine Learning

Upcoming Events

Virtual Programs

October 8, 2020

Boston CDO Virtual Town Hall

Navigating Data Privacy in Today’s Evolving Landscape

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

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November 5, 2020

Boston CDO Virtual Town Hall

From Dashboards to Dynamic Data Stories

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

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December 16, 2020

Boston CDO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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


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