Chicago CDO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the Chicago 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

Chicago CDO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Kristina Chambers

TTX
Chief Data Officer

Tony Cyriac

Charles Schwab
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Mike Jennings

Walgreens Boots Alliance
Sr. Director, Global Data Architecture

Madhav Madaboosi

BP United States
Head of Data Analytics & Data Science, Alternative Energy, Shipping & Group Function

Andrea Marks

Optum
Chief Analytics Officer

Nalini Polavarapu

Bayer Corporation
Head of Data science - Customer Centricity

Tammy Roust

Commodity Future Trading Commission
Chief Data Officer

Kevin Salzmann

BMO Harris
US Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Members

Dave Abatangelo

EVRAZ North America
Director of Business Intelligence

Naveed Asem

Guaranteed Rate
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Neil Bahroos

University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
CRIO

Brian Bong

CVS
Senior Director, Enterprise Data & Architecture Solutions

Christopher Boone

Abbvie
Vice President, Global Head Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Ashley Brinegar

Titanium Metals Corporation
Chief Data Officer

Vishal Chawla

Ipsos US
SVP Customer Experience and Analytics

Joe DeCosmo

Enova
Chief Analytics Officer

Farouk Ferchichi

Envestnet
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Don Fleschut

Ryerson
Chief Data Officer

Dennis Hall

Fiserv
Head of Analytics, Pricing & Insights (Merchant Joint Ventures & Acquirer Processing)

John Hassman

Abbvie
Analytics Leader

Adam Hutsler

White Lodging
VP of Business Intelligence

Chad Konchak

NorthShore University HealthSystem
Senior Director, Analytics

Adam Kornick

Allstate
Chief Data Technologist

Laté Lawson

Grainger
Senior Director, Customer Information Design & Operations

Dave Litos

S C Johnson & Son Inc
Sr. Director, Info. Mgmt. & CDO

Dan Pikelny

Navistar
Vice President and Chief Analytics Officer

Mohan Putcha

Aon Corporation
VP, Chief Architect

Sid Raina

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Divisional VP Data and Analytics

Marilyn Richards

Smithfield Foods Inc
Director, IT

Dave Sawdey

JLL
Director, Business Intelligence

Winthrop Short

Cigna
VP, Information Management

Chad Stallings

Merieux NutriSciences
Global Chief Information Officer

Tim Suther

Change Healthcare
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Data Solutions

Bryan Tabiadon

FTD
Vice President, Data Mgmt & Analytics

“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

November, 2021

Chicago CDO Executive Summit

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

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Virtual Programs

April 15, 2021

Chicago CDO Virtual Boardroom

Strategies for Real-Time, Hybrid-Cloud Analytics

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

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May 7, 2021

Chicago CDO Virtual Boardroom

From Data Governance to Data Enablement

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

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May 19, 2021

Chicago CDO Virtual Town Hall

Agility & Efficiency for Smarter Decision Making

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

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September 28, 2021

Chicago CDO Virtual Town Hall

Chicago CDO Virtual Town Hall

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

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