Minneapolis CDO Virtual Executive Summit

December 10, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:15pm CST

December 10, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:15pm CST

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Collaborate with your peers

Come together with your peers virtually to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Minneapolis CDO Virtual Executive Summit.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CDOs today:

Adopting D&A strategies and operating models that deliver business value in volatile environments

Generating measurable economic benefits to the business from data assets and advanced analytics

Data governance, stewardship and quality as drivers of insight and action

Co-Chairs

Jose Blanco

Wells Fargo
Vice President Information Technology

Saiful Islam

Optum
VP, Product & Technology Strategy

Keith Narr

Cargill
Global IT VP, Data Transformation & Digital Labs

Tony Peleska

Kraus-Anderson
Vice President, Information Technology

Salema Rice

GRI
Chief Data Officer

Agenda


December 10, 2020

8:00am - 8:45am CST Virtual Summit Keynote

Strategies for the Future — Data Analytics Driving Business Outcomes

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Andrew Bingenheimer

SVP & Business Information Officer

US Bank

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Asif Mujahid

Vice President, Enterprise Data and Analytics

BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota

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Anne Pronschinske

Director - Enterprise Analytics

Mayo Clinic

Data and analytics leaders possess the tools and resources to empower the business to navigate unstable conditions, plan for recovery, and tap new revenue streams for economic growth. Join this keynote session to hear a diverse panel of CDOs discuss how they are weaving their team into the fabric of the business and driving the enterprise forward.

This panel will explore:

  • Best practices for aligning data strategy with business objectives and outcomes 
  • Managing the human element and changing needs and usage of data
  • Promoting an innovative data driven culture

8:45am - 9:00am CST Break

9:00am - 10:00am CST Virtual Summit Boardroom

The New Role of Data Governance – Inspiring Data Curiosity and Confidence

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Ben Schein

VP Data Curiosity

Domo

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Angie Schulke

Senior Director, Application Development, Data & BI

Life Time

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Dwayne Beberg

Director, Business Analytics

Land O'Lakes

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Tom McGuire

Management Information Leader, North America

Cargill

Data governance is often at odds with data curiosity; stifling an organization's ability to develop a data-driven culture. How can CDOs strike the right balance to lead this transformation?

During this peer conversation, you will uncover:

  • IT’s role in sparking data curiosity across your org
  • How to let the data flow in safe, certified, secure ways
  • Advantages of being data shop-keeper (vs. a data gate-keeper)
  • Strategies for shifting shadow IT into a force for responsible curiosity


9:00am - 10:00am CST Virtual Summit Boardroom

Democratizing Data at Scale

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Sravan Kasarla

Chief Data Officer

Thrivent

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Karla Hillier

Director, Decision Science & Advanced Analytics

Trane Technologies

Rapid product innovation is the single most important driver of success for many companies and the push to understand and act on customer data is more in demand than ever. There is increasing urgency for CDOs to build strong self-service analytics that empower users across the enterprise to make these autonomous data-driven decisions, which allows data and analytics teams to focus on higher-value projects.

Join this boardroom:

  • Democratizing access to product data and metrics with easy-to-use and collaborative analytics
  • Best practices when implementing self-service data analytics & machine learning at scale
  • Strategies for implementing the proper tools to connect customer insights into action in real time to drive revenue and impact

10:00am - 10:45am CST Virtual Summit Keynote

Disrupting With Data — Digital Transformation in the New Normal

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Jayant Dhamne

VP, Chief Data Officer

Ecolab

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Chris Fitzharris

Senior Director, Data & Analytics

C.H. Robinson

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Nancy Garrett

Executive Director, Provider Transformation

Aetna Inc

Now more than ever, companies are facing increased competition and are seeking ways to stay at the top of their industries. Learn how your peers are leveraging their data and analytics capabilities to maintain a competitive advantage and plan for tomorrow.

In this session you will discuss:

  • Best practices for utilizing data as a differentiating asset
  • Strategies for effective change management
  • Leveraging information to impact enterprise-wide future business strategy


10:45am - 11:00am CST Break

11:00am - 12:00pm CST Executive Boardroom

The Journey to Trusted Data

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Susan Laine

Global Data Intelligence Evangelist

ASG Technologies

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Saiful Islam

VP, Product & Technology Strategy

Optum

Business leaders struggle with immature data environments and cultural obstacles when shifting to a data-driven organization. Learn how your peers are automating the foundation of trusted data to deliver business value and enable compliance, data privacy and modernization efforts through AI and Machine Learning.

In this boardroom we will discuss:

  • Overcoming cultural challenges that inhibit enterprise data transformation
  • Building on strong foundational elements to support innovation and disruption
  • Measuring and delivering ROI through automated tooling

11:00am - 12:00pm CST Executive Boardroom

Data, Data Everywhere — Strategic Solutions for Managing Data Sprawl

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Matthew Schrag

VP, IT Revenue Technology and Analytics

Delta Air Lines

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Manish Motiramani

Director, Analytics & Insights, Global Operation

Medtronic

In this interactive session, learn how your peers are managing the issue of data sprawl in migration to the cloud and share practices for centralizing, integrating, governing and protecting valuable data. Come prepared to discuss the following questions:

  • What data is important and who decides what we keep?
  • How can we create efficiencies and simplify our data environment?
  • How can we continue to be data driven organizations as context evolves?

12:00pm - 12:30pm CST Networking

Community Discussion

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Pat Brickson

Director, Enterprise Data Systems

Digi-Key Electronics

Join this informal and interactive networking session to connect with your Minneapolis CDO peers. In this session, the Minneapolis community will have the chance to share their takeaways from the program in small groups and walk away with at least one new connection.

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Minneapolis CDO Program Manager


For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program manager.

Bailey Dilocker

402-639-2062

bailey.dilocker@evanta.com