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.

Co-Chairs

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Matthew Maher

Raytheon
Manager, Advanced Analytics

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Michael McHugh

Biogen
Head of Data Engineering & Analytics

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Sears Merritt

MassMutual
VP, Chief Data Scientist

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John Pyhtila, Ph.D

Partners HealthCare
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Members

Alex Aronov

Vertex
Sr. Director and Head of Data Science

Brian Baczyk

Conning
Chief Data Officer

Leo Barella

Takeda
VP, Chief Technology Officer

Aurelie Bergugnat

Schneider Electric
Chief Data Officer

Michal Cenkl

MITRE
Director of Innovation and Technology

Mercè Crosas

Harvard College
Chief Data Science and Technology Officer at IQSS

Mukesh Dalal Ph.D.

Bose
Chief AI & Data Officer

Amanda Davis

Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
Chief Analytics Officer

Erin DeCesare

Bottomline
VP, Data & Analytics

Julie Eiermann

HarbourVest
Managing Director & Chief Data Officer

Joshua Glastein

Berkshire Residential Investments
Chief Information and Technology Officer

Julie Greenway

Charles River Laboratories
Sr. Dir. of Information & Analytics

Matt Griffiths

Stanley Black & Decker
Vice President, Data-Driven Transformation

Eli Hauser

Dassault Systemes
Strategic Planning at Dassault Systemes

Michelle Hoiseth

PAREXEL
Chief Data Officer, Corporate VP

Andrew Jacobus

Virgin Pulse
VP, Insights and Data Science

Tomek Kozdrowicz

Hologic
VP, IS Enterprise Architecture

Heidi Lanford

Red Hat
Vice President, Enterprise Data and Analytics

Sebastien Lefebvre

Alexion
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

Laura McElhinney

Horizon Media
Chief Data Officer

Jonathan McGee

Manulife
Global Head of Performance Measurement and Analytics

Matt Pickering

Converse
Director, Consumer Analytics Technology

Dan Power

State Street
Managing Director, Data Governance, Global Markets

Dave Ramos

Aetna
Sr. Director of Informatics

Kuldeep Rana

UMassMemorial Medical Center
Principal Information Architect & Manager - I.S. Infrastructure

Srinivasan Sankar

The Hanover Insurance Group
Enterprise Data Leader

Prakriteswar Santikary, Ph.D

ERT
Chief Data Officer

Garrett Sickles

Fidelity
VP, Big Data Analytics & Strategy

Niren Sirohi

Korn Ferry
Global Head of Analytics

John Smits

Dell EMC
Vice President Operations

Meenakshi Solan

ModusLink Global Solutions
Director, Finance, Global Technology

Dan Wulin

Wayfair
Head of Data Science and Machine Learning

Upcoming programs


December 16, 2020

2020 Boston CDO Executive Summit

Hyatt Regency Boston

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

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June 2021

2021 Boston CDO Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, one-day 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.”

RENE KIM, SVP, GLOBAL DATA OFFICER
CHARLES SCHWAB

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