New York CDO Executive Summit

November 27, 2018, The Conrad

November 27, 2018
The Conrad

Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the New York CDO 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

Becoming a master change agent and driving data literacy across the enterprise

New York CDO Governing Body


The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CDOs, for CDOs.

Co-Chairs

Julia Bardmesser headshot

Julia Bardmesser

Voya Financial
SVP, Head of Data, Architecture and Analytics

Dan Kurak headshot

Dan Kurak

AIG
Global Head of Data Quality

Olga Lagunova headshot

Olga Lagunova

Pitney Bowes Inc.
Chief Data Officer

Glenn Peipert headshot

Glenn Peipert

Metlife Investments
Chief Data Officer

Agenda


November 26, 2018

6:00pm - 8:30pm  Governing Body Welcome Reception

Data Humanism - Connecting Ideas, Experiences and People

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Giorgia Lupi

Partner and Design Director

accurat.nyc

Opportunities for new commercial applications of big data analytics are growing exponentially. Meanwhile, businesses are facing increasingly complex challenges in making these innovations readily accessible to managers, employees and customers. A design-driven, human-centered, approach to data visualization tools can effectively help closing the divide between numbers and reality. Turn data assets into measurable value, both inside and outside of the C-suite, by making data finally speak to the business.

In this keynote you’ll hear about:

  • A new approach to working with information, a work philosophy Giorgia calls Data Humanism
  • How to use the tools to rethink the way we interact with data
  • The tools and experiences that can reconnect to ideas, experiences and people

November 27, 2018 - morning

7:00am - 7:45am  Registration & Breakfast

7:45am - 8:30am  Keynote

Practical Guide To Marketing Personalization

Christine Hung headshot

Christine Hung

Head of Data Solutions

Spotify

Good music doesn’t have an expiration date and neither does data that moves a customer to buy into your business. Everyday organizations produce gargantuan amounts of data in search for that one “algorithm" that will dramatically increase engagement and revenue. Hear from Christine Hung on how Spotify has worked to understand customer experience through personalization.

In this keynote, you’ll hear:

  • The best practices of reaching the customer through data
  • Machine Learning (ML) techniques that have real value
  • Strategies to build a culture of experimentation to amplify the power of machine learning

8:30am - 9:00am  Networking Break

9:00am - 9:50am  Breakout Session

Intelligent Data Lakes - Creating Enterprise Startups

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Olga Lagunova

Chief Data Officer

Pitney Bowes Inc.

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Vladimir Budilov

Senior Solutions Architect

Amazon Web Services

Organizations of all industries are harnessing data to improve client experience, create efficiencies and bring new products to the market. In this session, Olga Lagunova, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Pitney Bowes, reports on how data and AI accelerates Pitney Bowes digital transformation. Olga is joined by AWS Sr. Solutions Architect, Vladimir Budilov who works closely with customers in multiple industries, developing highly secure data lake frameworks to meet the organizations future vision.

In this session you’ll discover

  • How to develop secure data lake frameworks for the future
  • Best practices to integrate ML technologies
  • Tactics to modernize core systems to stay ahead of the curve

9:00am - 9:50am  Breakout Session

Building ROI Multipliers With Machine Learning Democratization

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Fabio Italiano

Vice President, Analytics & Information Management

McGraw-Hill Education

Building a well-oiled machine learning organization frees up creative thinking in exploring and testing business drivers as well as in strategic and operations analytics. Self-service analytics and AI democratization can elevate the enterprise value by creating ROI multipliers.

In this session you’ll discover:

  • Ways to democratize AI and identify value drivers with data engineers
  • Strategies for utilizing AI outputs to define new marketing strategies and implement effective sales and products
  • Examples of applied AI (customer churn, propensity to buy)

9:00am - 9:50am  Executive Boardroom

Agile Data Makeover - Data Integration Strategies

Dan Kurak headshot

Dan Kurak

Global Head of Data Quality

AIG

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Bharti Rai

Chief Commercial Data Officer

Bayer Pharmaceuticals Corporation

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Todd Goldman

Vice President

Infoworks

Every enterprise understands the urgency of digital transformation and the central role that data plays in the process.  In a world where analytics agility is a key competitive edge and big data expertise is scarce, data integration challenges have intensified as digitization proliferates real-time flow of data across a multitude of platforms.

In this boardroom, you’ll discuss:

  • The pervasive data integration demands for better agility and flexibility within the enterprise
  • Different strategies for diverse data management and governance demands
  • Eliminating big data complexities on premise and in the cloud

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs). To reserve your seat, please contact: Jared Bral at 971 271 6881 or jared.bral@evanta.com.

9:50am - 10:20am  Networking Break

10:20am - 11:10am  Breakout Session

Solving the Enterprise Data Dilemma

Adam Famularo headshot

Adam Famularo

CEO

erwin, Inc.

Ritu Kaushal headshot

Ritu Kaushal

VP, Data Governance

Nasdaq

Joseph Turso headshot

Joseph Turso

VP, Data Governance

Nasdaq

Enterprises use thousands of unharvested, undocumented databases, applications, ETL processes and procedural code that prevent effective business intelligence solutions. The lack of visibility and control around data at rest or in motion, delays effective data discovery. In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to answer the tough data questions
  • Which strategies to use to maintain a metadata landscape
  • What data management and governance tactics to utilize for actionable insights

10:20am - 11:10am  Breakout Session

Data Management at Scale

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Peter Serenita

US Chief Data Officer

Scotiabank

As more businesses get ready to face the data tsunami, data management is becoming an ever-more critical success factor. Peter Serenita sheds light on possible solutions and best practices on how to usher data through a data management process using modern technologies.

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How the environment is changing and how the data management practice needs to evolve
  • How new techniques and tools can address these challenges and enable data management at scale
  • How to use these techniques to increase data analytics efficiency and retain top talent

10:20am - 11:10am  Executive Boardroom

Driving Data Innovation in the Wake of GDPR

Andrew Foster headshot

Andrew Foster

Deputy Chief Data Officer – Americas

Deutsche Bank

Kristina Bergman headshot

Kristina Bergman

Founder and CEO

Integris Software

Recent developments in data privacy, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), are driving urgency for solutions that help organizations build and maintain a defensible data privacy strategy. Hear from your peers on how you can potentially automate while maintaining compliance.

In this boardroom session, you’ll discuss:

  • How companies are using data management and solve for privacy challenges
  •  How to practically adapt your data ecosystem for agile data governance and GDPR compliance
  •  How to manage data across different enterprise silos

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs). To reserve your seat, please contact: Jared Bral at 971 271 6881 or jared.bral@evanta.com.

10:20am - 11:10am  Executive Boardroom

Maximize the AI Opportunity – Leveraging Intelligent Data Applications

Ash Dhupar headshot

Ash Dhupar

Chief Analytics Officer

Publishers Clearing House

Kendell Timmers headshot

Kendell Timmers

VP of Advertising Analytics

The New York Times Company

Monte Zweben headshot

Monte Zweben

CEO

Splice Machine

Artificial intelligence (AI) drives value based on business outcomes around customer experience, cost reduction and revenue generation. Successful CDOs understand that AI applications are more than technical and tactical projects — and that the application of AI as a technological capability can enable new opportunities and help achieve business goals.

In this boardroom you’ll discuss:

  • Understanding the AI spectrum of technologies and prescriptive analytics
  • Impact of emerging AI applications on the future
  • Addressing cultural hurdles and talent needs

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs). To reserve your seat, please contact: Jared Bral at 971 271 6881 or jared.bral@evanta.com.

11:10am - 11:40am  Networking Break

November 27, 2018 - mid-afternoon

11:40am - 12:50pm  Keynote

The Next Wave of Enterprise Intelligence

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Michael Saylor

President, Chairman of the Board & CEO

MicroStrategy, Inc.

The intelligent enterprise is the ultimate data-driven organization. It harnesses traditionally counteractive forces – agility and governance, convenience and security, ease of use and enterprise functionality – to go beyond business intelligence and deliver transformative insights to every user, constituent and partner. Today, every forward leaning company is racing to become an intelligent enterprise. Why? Because organizations that build this intelligent edge over competitors will be the dominant force of tomorrow.

In this keynote, you’ll hear:

  • How to map out your organization into an intelligent enterprise
  • Best practices to build Data Analytics throughout the organization
  • Ecosystem solutions to help manage data securely but remain agile

12:50pm - 1:20pm  Networking Break

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

Interactive Benchmarking Session - How to Build Talent and a Data Culture

Christine Hung headshot

Christine Hung

Head of Data Solutions

Spotify

Domenic Maida headshot

Domenic Maida

Chief Data Officer

Bloomberg L.P.

Mainak Mazumdar headshot

Mainak Mazumdar

Chief Research Officer

Nielsen

Data executives face dual challenges in scaling their teams while creating a data-driven culture that supports investments in data infrastructure, training and tool deployment. This interactive session, allows peers to compare initiatives and baseline their teams against their peers and a framework established by the General Assembly Data Science Standards Board.

Interact with your peers and discover:

  • Obstacles to attracting data leaders and how to develop them
  • Insights on making an effective data culture
  • Best practices for engaging participants in culture change

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

The Convergence Between Data and Digital Transformation Strategies

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Joe Caserta

President

Caserta

As we continue to shift into a data-driven digital society, it’s crucial to ensure a cohesive strategy between the chief data officer and chief digital officer.

In this session you’ll learn:

  • The inter-dependencies, ambiguities, and complications between data and digital
  • A cohesive strategy to enhance enterprise operations and improve your bottom line
  • Communication best practices to use as a data leader

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Leading Digital Transformation From the CDO Perspective

Christina Clark headshot

Christina Clark

Chief Data Officer

General Electric Company

Nathan Haskins headshot

Nathan Haskins

Chief Data Officer, Market Intelligence

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Gururaj Bhat headshot

Gururaj Bhat

General Manager - Data, Analytics & AI

Wipro Limited

Data and analytics can fuel digital transformation and the CDO is the natural leader to drive this change. Benefit from this interactive session as discussion leaders provide true examples of how to drive change.

In this boardroom, you’ll discuss:

  • How Chief Data Officers should participate in digital transformation
  • Strategies to position data and analytics principles as key components of success
  • Tactics to persuade others in the organization for future projects using data

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs). To reserve your seat, please contact: Jared Bral at 971 271 6881 or jared.bral@evanta.com.

1:20pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Integrating AI Into the Data Toolkit

Gabriel Pauliuc headshot

Gabriel Pauliuc

MD, Global Head of Data Management

Moody's Corporation

Steve Dock headshot

Steve Dock

Chief Product Owner

Moody's Corporation

Nathaniel Storch headshot

Nathaniel Storch

CEO

Amenity Analytics

Many organizations become obsessed with AI capabilities but fail to determine the most strategic value drivers. The challenge to integrate AI into an organization is a substantial undertaking for many organizations and true case studies are hard to come by until now...

In this boardroom, you will:

  • Discover the latest updates and a real life AI use case 
  • Find out best practices in selection and appointment of an AI tech platform
  • Learn how to measure ROI and strategies to scale AI projects

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs). To reserve your seat, please contact: Jared Bral at 971 271 6881 or jared.bral@evanta.com.

November 27, 2018 - afternoon

2:10pm - 2:30pm  Networking Break

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Breakout Session

Leveraging AI to Grow Profits

Ash Dhupar headshot

Ash Dhupar

Chief Analytics Officer

Publishers Clearing House

The complexity of programmatic advertising, hinders the Publishers to get optimal dollars paid by the Advertiser. The key takeaway of this case study is how PCH, used AI on Billions of transactions of Impression level data to improve profits.

In this session you will discover:

  • Details on the challenges of using Log level data
  • Best practices in the infrastructure required
  • Strategies to use certain AI algorithms that can be the game changers

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Breakout Session

Realizing Self-Service with Production-Quality Data

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Kevin Bates

VP, Data Execution

Fannie Mae

Tzaras Christon headshot

Tzaras Christon

President & CEO

Aginity

Fannie Mae is on the forefront of making enterprise self-service a reality. As the data analytics space continues to explode, forcing further fragmentation of environments, most companies still struggle to make their data lake something that is adopted and consumable by enterprise users.

In this session you'll hear how Fannie Mae is:

  • Migrating a platinum data layer into the hybrid cloud, starting with analytics
  • Employing an active analytics catalog vs. a static data catalog
  • Building an approach to self-service that incorporates consistency & a new concept of governance
  • Leaning into existing behaviors and tools, passive optimization vs. ad hoc IT projects

2:30pm - 3:20pm  Executive Boardroom

Maximizing Returns on Your Data Investments

Julia Bardmesser headshot

Julia Bardmesser

SVP, Head of Data, Architecture and Analytics

Voya Financial

Risë Zaiser headshot

Risë Zaiser

US Chief Data Officer

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

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Alexander Tsigutkin

CEO, Founder and Chairman of the Board

Axiom SL

Data governance is a mission critical aspect of the CDO role. As rivers of data flow through an organization, it is imperative that the data management system support the business objectives and avoid preventable costs. This session includes several key facets for leaders to consider when leveraging their investments in data management platforms.

In this boardroom you’ll discuss:

  • Whether you should invest for conformance and competitiveness
  • The costs associated in audits and change management
  • The price of non conformance

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs). To reserve your seat, please contact: Jared Bral at 971 271 6881 or jared.bral@evanta.com.

3:20pm - 3:40pm  Networking Break

3:40pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

Time to Level Up - The Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officer

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BJ Fesq

SVP, Chief Data Officer, Wholesale Bank

Wells Fargo Bank

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Scott Hallworth

Chief Data & Chief Model Risk Officer

Capital One Financial Corporation

The leaders of data in an organization often have a multi-purpose function within any business and, while the role will differ depending on the circumstances of the business needs. We’ll discuss how the role has changed over the last several years, and how the realities of the position may differ from the expectations set forth. In addition, the session will work through the themes of the day and how these key questions will change the CDOs role in 2019 and beyond.

In this keynote session you’ll discover:

  • Communication strategies from the data team to the executive boardroom
  • Strategies to manage data responsibly in the era of the data economy
  • The future of the data executive: embracing waves of change for a successful roadmap

4:20pm - 5:00pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

Location


Venue & Accommodation

The Conrad

Your Community Partners


National Thought Leaders
Presenting Sponsors
National Sponsor

New York CDO Program Manager


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

Jared Bral

971-271-6881

jared.bral@evanta.com