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. Expanding digital business & accelerating value creation
  2. Influencing culture & collaboration with governance
  3. Orchestrating change & empowering real-time decisions

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.


Greg Albaugh

Synchrony Financial
Senior Vice President, Data Architecture & Analytics

Sky Ammann

Global Insights & Analytics Leader - Health Care Business Group

Jayant Dhamne

Chief Data Officer

Saiful Islam

Vice President – Strategic Product and Technology Governance (OptumInsight)

Teri Kaslow

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Head of Enterprise Data & Analytics

Jeremy Lembeck

Land O'Lakes
Director, Data and Analytics

Keith Narr

VP, Chief Data Officer

Tony Peleska

VP and Head of Information Technology and Digital Transformation

Anne Pronschinske

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

Ritu Sharma

Securian Financial
Chief Data and Analytics Officer


Anandh Asokan

VP, Head of Enterprise Integration Engineering and Services at Thrivent

Dwayne Beberg

Land O'Lakes
Director, Business Analytics

Eric Bibelnieks

Ascena Retail Group Inc
VP, Marketing Analytics & Data Sciences

Andrew Bingenheimer

U.S. Bank
Business Information Officer - Corporate Technology & Core Banking Systems

Michael Brazys

Allianz Life US
Head of Enterprise Business Intelligence

Pat Brickson

Director, Enterprise Data Systems

Asher Chaudhry

Albertsons Companies
VP Technology - Retail

David Clemens

Sleep Number
Vice President Enterprise Analytics Platforms

Mahadev Dovre Wudali

Ameriprise Financial
VP, Enterprise Data and Analytics

Erik Erickson

Hennepin County Library
Chief Data Officer

Chris Fitzharris

C.H. Robinson
Senior Director, Data & Analytics

Nancy Garrett

VP, Provider Digitalization

Nait Grave

VP, Data & Analytics

Karla Hillier

Trane Technologies
Director, Decision Science & Advanced Analytics

Sravan Kasarla

Chief Data Officer

Sumeer Khosa

VP, Software Engineering

Trent Lezer

Chief Data Officer

Jayme McBride

Vice President, Optum Data Solutions

Tom Moore

Director, Analytics Global Materials Supply Management

Manish Motiramani

Director, Analytics & Insights, Global Operation

Sudhir Nandamuru

VP, data management and governance

Teri Prive

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

Noelle Rude

Connexus Credit Union
VP of Data & Insights

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

Brandt Vettel

Metropolitan Council
Data Officer

Jay Wardle

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

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