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. Structuring Data Governance to Improve the Digital Enterprise
  2. Fostering a Culture of Data Literacy and Analytics-Based Decision Making
  3. Data Sharing — Driving Business Value Through Access & Collaboration

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.


Eric Hirschhorn

BNY Mellon
Chief Data 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

Kendell Timmers

New York Times
SVP, Head of Data and Insights Group

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

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

Ashish Bhatnagar

Bank of America
Data Technology Executive

Dora Boussias

Senior Director, Data Strategy & Architecture

Krishna Cheriath

VP, Head of Digital, Data and Analytics

Ceci Dones

Möet Hennessy USA
Head, Data Science

CG Garikapati

Mars Petcare
Head of Data & Analytics, NA

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

Tembi Hommes

Global Chief Data Officer

Adam Houhoulis

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

Alexander Izaguirre

Weill Cornell Medical College
Chief Data Officer

Remzil Jacob

Chief Data Officer

Michael Koehler

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Chief Architecture & Data Officer

Xingchu Liu

SVP, Enterprise Data Analytics & Technology

Patrick Meagher

Guardian Life Insurance
Head of Data, AI and Automation Technology

Dan Merzlyak

BlackRock Inc
Head of Data Migration & BI

Anurag Minocha

Webster Bank
Head of Regulatory and M&A Data Strategy

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

Kyle Pudenz

SVP, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Tom Quinlan

Apple Bank
First Vice President, Head of Data Governance

Nate Rackiewicz

Reset Digital
Chief Data Officer

Vinay Rao

General Mills
Data, AI Executive Leader

Sol Rashidi

Estee Lauder
Chief Analytics Officer

Brian Richardi

Head of Finance Data Science & Analytics

Alex Rosenthal

Global Data Management

Diana Schildhouse

Chief Analytics & Insights Officer

Krishna Shah

International Flavors & Fragrances
Chief Data Officer

Joay Singhal

Vice President, Business Intelligence & Data Science

Joe Vellaiparambil

Equitable Financial
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Vijay Venkatesan

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

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

Wendy Zhang

CSL Behring
Global Head of Data Analytics

Upcoming Programs


June 1, 2023 | 1 day

New York CDO Executive Summit

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

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



September 21, 2023 | an evening

New York CDO Inner Circle


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



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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