Minneapolis CDO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the Minneapolis 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

Minneapolis CDO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Greg Albaugh

Synchrony Financial
Senior Vice President, Data Architecture & Analytics

Sky Ammann

3M
Global Head of Analytics, Healthcare Business Group

José Blanco

Wells Fargo
Vice President Information Technology

Saiful Islam

Optum
VP, Product & Technology Strategy

Jeremy Lembeck

Land O'Lakes
Director, Data and Analytics

Keith Narr

Cargill
VP, Chief Data Officer

Tony Peleska

Kraus-Anderson
VP and Head of Information Technology and Digital Transformation

Anne Pronschinske

Mayo Clinic
Director, Department of Data & Analytics - Center for Digital Health

Salema Rice

Geometric Results, Inc.
Chief Data Officer

Ritu Sharma

Securian Financial
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Members

Luke Anderson

Cub Foods
CIO

Ashish Barve

Ecolab
Director Digital & Analytics - Supply Chain

Dwayne Beberg

Land O'Lakes
Director, Business Analytics

Pat Brickson

Digi-Key
Director, Enterprise Data Systems

Brett Brunick

Thrivent
Chief Digital & Technology Officer

Asher Chaudhry

Target
Senior Director of Technology

Susan DeFranco

Sleep Number
Senior Director, Consumer Insights & Analytics

Jayant Dhamne

Ecolab
VP, Chief Data Officer

Erik Erickson

Hennepin County Library
Chief Data Officer

Chris Fitzharris

C.H. Robinson
Senior Director, Data & Analytics

Nancy Garrett

Aetna Inc
VP, Provider Digitalization

Karla Hillier

Trane Technologies
Director, Decision Science & Advanced Analytics

Marty Junker

Abbott
Senior Manager IT, Information Management

Sravan Kasarla

Thrivent
Chief Data Officer

Betsy Keenan-Brown

Fairview Health Services
VP of IT Operations, Office of the CIO

Tom Moore

Medtronic
Director, Analytics & Insights COE

Manish Motiramani

Medtronic
Director, Analytics & Insights, Global Operation

Sudhir Nandamuru

Landmark
VP, data management and governance

Teri Prive

Medtronic
Sr. Director, Advanced Analytics & Reporting, Global Operational Excellence and Transformation

Jason Rogowski

Polaris
Director of Enterprise Data Sciences

Noelle Rude

Thrivent
Enterprise Information Governance Leader

Ron Schmitz

Great River Energy
Director, Information Services

Matthew Schrag

Delta Air Lines
VP, IT Revenue Technology and Analytics

Angie Schulke

Life Time
VP, Applications, Data & BI

William Sjoquist

Ameriprise Financial
VP, Data Management

Mark Springett

Allianz
Head of Data Science & Enterprise Analytics

Eric Tupy

Hormel Foods
Director IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture & Analytics

Brandt Vettel

Metropolitan Council
Data Officer

Jay Wardle

Red Wing Shoes
Director, Enterprise Data Group (EDG) & IT Finance

“In the past couple of months, Houston virtual CDO events have been a fantastic source of communication and networking with peers. Covid-19 has thrown us a lot of social challenges, but thanks to Evanta and their conscientious efforts, virtual boardrooms and roundtables are here to stay.”

DR. ASHWANI DEV, DIGITAL AND DATA SCIENCE OFFICER
HALLIBURTON

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

June, 2022

Minneapolis CDO Executive Summit

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

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