New York CDO Community

Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CDOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:


Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.


Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CDOs approach similar challenges.


Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

New York CDO Governing Body

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


Julia Bardmesser

Voya Financial
SVP, Head of Data, Architecture & CRM

Eric Hirschhorn

BNY Mellon
Chief Data Officer

Kurt Kendall

Publishers Clearing House
Chief Analytics Officer

Jodi Morton

Global and U.S. Chief Data Officer

John Nicastro

Major League Soccer
Chief Data Officer

Vishal Patel

Webster Bank
Chief Data Officer

Gaurav Shah

Global Head of Data & Analytics for Consumer Healthcare

Vikram Somaya

PepsiCo Inc
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

JoAnn Stonier

Chief Data Officer

Sid Swaroop

Bed Bath & Beyond
GM, Retail Media Network & Targeted Interactions

Pawan Verma

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Chief Data Officer


Ajaz Akhtar

Utica National Insurance Group
Vice President, Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Elena Alikhachkina, PhD

SVP, Global Head Digital CE, Insights, Data, Analytics, Technology

Martha Asselin

LKQ Corporation
Senior Director, Business Analytics

Linda Avery

Chief Data Officer

Bala Ayyar

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking
Chief Data Officer, SG Americas

John Baker

Merck & Co.
Executive Director, Manufacturing Data and Analytics

Dora Boussias

Senior Director, Data Strategy & Architecture

Krishna Cheriath

VP, Head of Digital, Data and Analytics

Ceci Dones

Möet Hennessy USA
Head, Data Science

Andrew Foster

Deutsche Bank USA
Head of Data Governance - Americas

CG Garikapati

Mars Petcare
Head of Data & Analytics, NA

Diwakar Goel

BlackRock Inc
Global Head of Data Platform and Solutions

Alex Golbin

Chief Data Officer

Oliver Gomes

Fox Corporation
VP, Analytics & Strategy

Janos Hajagos

Stony Brook Medicine
Chief of Data Analytics

Moin Haque

Warner Music Group
EVP, Chief Data Officer

Glenn Hofmann

New York Life
Chief Analytics Officer

Adam Houhoulis

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
VP & Director, Data Management Office

Remzil Jacob

Chief Data Officer

Meltem Kilicoglu

Johnson & Johnson
Global Head of Data Strategy, Governance and Data Sciences, Global Services

Michael Koehler

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Chief Architecture & Data Officer

Anurag Minocha

JPMorgan Chase
Head of Data

Abhishek Mittal

Wolters Kluwer
Global Head, Data, Operational Excellence, Governance, Risk & Compliance

Michael Moran

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
VP, Digital Program Management, Technology Division

Jacklyn Osborne

Bank of America
Managing Director, Data Quality Control, Risk and Finance

Tom Quinlan

Apple Bank
First Vice President, Head of Data Governance

Nate Rackiewicz

Chief Data Officer

Vinay Rao

General Mills
Data, AI Executive Leader

Sol Rashidi

Estee Lauder
Chief Analytics Officer

Alex Rosenthal

Global Data Management

Diana Schildhouse

Chief Analytics & Insights Officer

Krishna Shah

International Flavors & Fragrances
Chief Data Officer

Tembi Sibanda

Head of Data & Analytics Platform, Governance & Operations

Kendell Timmers

New York Times
SVP, Head of Data and Insights Group

Rajesh Tolani

TD Securities
SVP & Global Head of Data, Delivery & Innovation

Joe Vellaiparambil

Equitable Financial
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Vijay Venkatesan

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
VP, Chief Analytics Officer

David Wright

BNY Mellon
Chief Data Officer, Data & Analytics Solutions

Sean Yazdi

GAF Materials / Building Materials
VP, Data Management and Analytics

Jim Young

Global Chief Data Officer

Risë Zaiser

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
US Chief Data Officer

“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.”


Upcoming Programs


March 1, 2023 | an evening

New York CDO Inner Circle

Manhattan Penthouse

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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May, 2023 | 1 day

New York CDO Executive Summit

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

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September, 2023 | an evening

New York CDO Inner Circle

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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November, 2023 | 1 day

New York CDO Executive Summit

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

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