New York CDO Executive Summit

December 9, 2021 | InterContinental New York Times Square

December 9, 2021
InterContinental New York Times Square

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Collaborate with your peers

Get together with New York's top CDOs to tackle shared business challenges and critical priorities facing your role today. Participate in this one-day, local program with peer-driven topics and interactive discussions with your true C-level peers.

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

Embedding D&A in business strategy and results

Reengineering decision-making across the business

Scaling a data-first culture

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

Voya Financial
SVP, Head of Data, Architecture & CRM

Eric Hirschhorn

BNY Mellon
Chief Data Officer

Olga Lagunova

LogMein
Global Head of Technology

Jodi Morton

KPMG
Global and U.S. Chief Data Officer

John Nicastro

Sirius XM
SVP, Enterprise Data

Glenn Peipert

MetLife
Chief Data Officer

Vikram Somaya

PepsiCo Inc
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

JoAnn Stonier

Mastercard
Chief Data Officer

Vimal Tejwani

National Football League
Vice President - Chief Architect Data and Analytics

Pawan Verma

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Chief Data Officer

What to Expect

Interactive Sessions

Hear from CDO practitioners and thought leaders on how they're solving critical challenges impacting your role today in Keynote sessions, and join smaller, interactive discussions with your peers in Breakout and Boardroom sessions.

Community Networking

Make new connections and catch up with old friends in casual conversations during dedicated time for networking designed to better acquaint you with your New York CDO community.

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a private, one-on-one setting through Evanta's Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

Agenda


December 8, 2021

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

Governing Body Private Dinner

Exclusive to Governing Body members and select guests, this dinner is a can’t-miss opportunity to connect with your peers prior to tomorrow’s Executive Summit. Please join your colleagues for an evening of good food, wine, and lively networking.

December 9, 2021 - morning

7:30am - 8:15am  Registration & Breakfast

8:15am - 9:00am  Keynote

A CDO’s Guide to Achieving Fluency in Data Storytelling

Julia Bardmesser headshot

Julia Bardmesser

SVP, Head of Data, Architecture & CRM

Voya Financial

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Jodi Morton

Global and U.S. Chief Data Officer

KPMG

In digitally mature organizations, data drives decision-making at all levels. One of the most important responsibilities of data and analytics leaders is to show how data can help solve some of the business’s toughest challenges. Without the why, D&A leaders are not able to help drive efficiency or growth.

Join this revelatory and interactive keynote as data leaders from KPMG and Voya Financial share ways to:

  • Use storytelling when connecting data to business outcomes
  • Drive true organizational culture change as it relates to data and analytics
  • Be bold, persistent and creative in how you solve problems with data

9:00am - 9:15am  Break

9:15am - 10:00am  Breakout Session

Enabling the Future of Banking Through Data Literacy

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Ashish Bhatnagar

Chief Data Officer. Global Banking & Markets, Americas

HSBC Bank USA

By 2023, Gartner predicts data literacy will become imperative in driving business value. But to achieve true culture change, chief data officers must spark curiosity and clear the hurdle of employee adoption. At HSBC Bank, the data team is focused on data literacy that enables the future of banking.

Join this session as HSBC’s CDO shares the ups and downs of their data literacy journey, focusing on:

  • What data literacy is and why it's necessary for survival in your organization
  • Designing a data literacy program fit for all levels of the organization
  • Building a data-led culture through influencer networks

9:15am - 10:00am  Breakout Session

Data and Analytics Trends to Watch in 2022

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Bill Franks

Director, Center For Statistics And Analytical Research

Kennesaw State University

The world of data and analytics continues to evolve rapidly. New capabilities are becoming available all the time and organizations are fully embracing the need for analytics everywhere as never before. However, it still takes a lot of hard work and smart planning. 

Join us to hear about some of the biggest trends as 2021 turns to 2022. Topics will include: 

  • Examples of innovative analytics approaches that companies are using today 
  • Discussion of some common mistakes that companies are making
  • Overviews of approaches to data governance and data literacy that have proven successful

9:15am - 10:00am  Executive Boardroom

The Next Stage of Digital Transformation — Building a Culture of Data Dexterity

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Bryce Winkelman

Chief Business and Strategy Officer

Quantum Metric

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Sharon Kratochvil

Vice President, Global Analytics

Michael Kors

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Jacklyn Osborne

Managing Director, Data Quality Control, Risk and Finance

Bank of America

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Alejandra Puesan

Vice President, Digital Analytics

NBCUniversal

Success in today’s digital-first market is dependent on an enterprise’s ability to continuously evaluate the maturity of their digital business initiatives. Customer insight sits at the heart of this, powered by strategies for data dexterity that create cross-organization visibility and alignment. How can CDOs build a culture of data dexterity to derive more meaning from customer insights? 

Join this interactive session as CDOs discuss: 

  • Stress-testing your operating model to identify communication and data gaps
  • Quantifying customer insight to improve cross-company data literacy 
  • Incorporating methodologies like Continuous Product Design to improve the culture in you work

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager, Bailey Dilocker / bailey.dilocker@evanta.com

9:15am - 10:00am  Executive Boardroom

Building Trust Through Data Governance

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Blake Brannon

Chief Strategy Officer

OneTrust DataGovernance

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John Baker

Executive Director, Manufacturing Data and Analytics

Merck & Co.

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Chitra Varma

Head of Data & Analytic Engineering

Zoetis

Effective data governance not only checks the compliance box, it has the power to enable efficiency, fuel actionable business intelligence and build trust in data-driven decisions. When adjusting governance policies, data and analytics leaders must ensure they're addressing privacy regulations and mitigating risk.

Join this interactive session to discuss how to:

  • Streamline business access to massive data sets across systems
  • Phase out legacy technology and evaluate clean data lineage in ecosystems with various tooling
  • Improve data quality and build trust

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager, Bailey Dilocker / bailey.dilocker@evanta.com

10:00am - 10:30am  Networking Break

10:30am - 11:15am  Breakout Session

Using the Operating Model as a Catalyst for Culture Change

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John Nicastro

SVP, Enterprise Data

Sirius XM

Increasingly, D&A operating models are shifting away from traditional structures, encouraging agility and collaboration across the enterprise. Influenced by modern business strategy and the increasing need for a data-centric culture, data and analytics leaders must deliberately design their operating model to create the greatest cultural impact.

Join this session as Sirius XM’s Head of Data, John Nicastro, explains how to:

  • Bridge the culture gaps across multinational organizations
  • Build a strong operating model to support a robust data strategy
  • Adopt and evangelize a product-centric approach, rather than a customer-centric one

10:30am - 11:15am  Breakout Session

The Multi-Dimensional Data Strategy in Action

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Peter Jackson

Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Exasol

Data and analytics leaders must be the conduit of value to the entire enterprise, but there isn't one clearly, defined stance when it comes to data strategy. D&A executives must communicate what is possible across the C-suite, enact strategies that generate insights now while building capability for the future and drive key changes to operating and business models. Join this session as Exasol CDO, Peter Jackson shares how to: 

  • Communicate and articulate data value and strategy to key stakeholders across the business
  • Build the proper D&A foundations to create immediate impact and long-term viability
  • Visualize the role of the CDO as change agent for business and operating models

10:30am - 11:15am  Executive Boardroom

Protecting and Growing the Bottom Line through Data Intelligence

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Prashant Parikh

VP, Products and Development Engineering

erwin by Quest

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Bala Ayyar

Chief Data Officer

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking

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Alex Golbin

Chief Data Officer

Morningstar

To meet key objectives and guarantee the health of the enterprise, data and analytics leaders must ensure data is stored and cataloged properly and that teams are leveraging cutting-edge intelligence tools that help organizations maximize data opportunity and protect against regulatory compliance and other data risks. These insights, in turn, can expedite the digital transformation of the business, safeguard competitive advantage, and generate new leads for data-based revenue streams.

Join this roundtable session as CDOs discuss:

  • Parameters for data governance that enable teams to thrive and protect
  • Best practices in driving meaningful insights and agile innovation
  • Strategies to create a baseline for organizational data literacy

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager, Bailey Dilocker / bailey.dilocker@evanta.com

10:30am - 11:15am  Executive Boardroom

Future-proofing Your Architecture Through Successful Data Strategies

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Ben Hudson

Product Lead

Dremio

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Kurt Kendall

Chief Analytics Officer

Publishers Clearing House

Organizations are looking beyond traditional strategies to adopt modern, future-proof data architectures to accelerate analytics. And they want to make it happen while keeping costs under control —a strategy Gartner research says is crucial for modern data management programs.

Join this interactive boardroom session to discuss:

  • Limitations of legacy and traditional architectures
  • Top trends for a successful data and analytics strategy
  • Benefits of modern open data architectures

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: Bailey Dilocker / bailey.dilocker@evanta.com

11:15am - 11:25am  Break

December 9, 2021 - mid-afternoon

11:25am - 12:40pm  Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a one-on-one setting through Evanta’s Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

11:45am - 1:30pm  Lunch Service

12:40pm - 1:00pm  Break

1:00pm - 1:35pm  Keynote

The CDO as a Change Agent — How to Drive Transformational Change in Data and Analytics

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Kevin Fleet

VP, Advisory Services

Informatica

In today’s era of digital transformation, successful chief data officers must be able to drive change while bridging the gap between business and technology teams. Overcoming the challenges of gaining alignment across the organization, balancing short and long term objectives, and connecting data capabilities to business outcomes is critical. This session will share best practices and a strategic framework for addressing these challenges through a comprehensive data strategy to transform your organization’s data and analytics capabilities.

Join your peers for a session focused on:

  • Aligning data strategies with desired business outcomes
  • Defining clear metrics to help measure the impact of your D&A program
  • Overcoming enterprise complexities to gain greater insights and drive value

1:35pm - 1:50pm  Break

December 9, 2021 - afternoon

1:50pm - 2:35pm  Breakout Session

Structuring Governance to Keep AI Ethics in Check

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Andrew Foster

Head of Data Governance-Americas

Deutsche Bank USA

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Abhishek Mittal

Head, Data & Operational Excellence

Wolters Kluwer

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Andrew Reiskind

SVP, Data Strategy

Mastercard

Data has become the new gold with an increased emphasis on machines and analytics for decision making. As inequities reach a boiling point societally, data and analytics leaders are critically evaluating organizational data practices and algorithms to weed out bias.

Join this session as D&A leaders share how they are:

  • Creating data practices and mechanisms to understand the conditions of AI's code for processing data
  • Devising governance methods to change the dichotomy between minority groups and data modeling 
  • Deciding the ethical parameters that define modeling and outcome success

1:50pm - 2:35pm  Breakout Session

Innovate with Confidence, With Autonomous Guardrails around Data

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Greg Martin

Sr. Principal Product Manager

Securiti

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Edison Castro

Director, Sr.Lead Development

TIAA

With high incentives for organizations to migrate to the cloud, CDOs are tasked with building data strategies that will allow the lines of business to innovate with data at scale and with high velocity. Facilitating high velocity innovation and collaboration around data requires autonomous guardrails around it, such that data is kept safe and obligations around security, privacy, governance and compliance are automatically fulfilled.

Join this peer-led presentation to discover novel approaches and best practices in:

  • Building autonomous guardrails around your data as IaaS and SaaS systems increase
  • Deploying consistent governance policies across any cloud architecture model
  • Automating the fulfillment of global data privacy and compliance obligations

1:50pm - 2:35pm  Executive Boardroom

Combatting a Culture of Apathy – Driving Data Ownership Across the Business

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Kevin Fleet

VP, Advisory Services

Informatica

Dushyanth Sekhar headshot

Dushyanth Sekhar

Head of Data Transformation

S&P Global

As CDOs continue to develop programs aimed at achieving the goals and objectives set by the business, leaders outside of your data organization must take responsibility for contributing to the success of the programs set before them. Processes that are linked to creating clean data are often out of your control, so having a plan to address those leaders and their teams is an important part of your success.

In this session, we'll discuss:

  • Educating key stakeholders around why they should take responsibility for best data practices
  • Understanding archetypes for change acceptance within your organization 
  • Using storytelling to influence departments to embrace quality data processes

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager, Bailey Dilocker / bailey.dilocker@evanta.com

1:50pm - 2:35pm  Executive Boardroom

The Cloud Cookbook – Maximizing Your Strategy

Bill Franks headshot

Bill Franks

Director, Center For Statistics And Analytical Research

Kennesaw State University

Sumanda Basu headshot

Sumanda Basu

Director of Data Management Technology

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking

Tembi Sibanda headshot

Tembi Sibanda

Senior Director, Enterprise Data

Peloton

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Vimal Tejwani

Vice President - Chief Architect Data and Analytics

National Football League

Over the years, many organizations have reduced operating costs and local storage by moving data to the cloud. But according to Gartner research, without an effective cloud strategy, many organizations do not achieve the expected outcomes and value from their use of the cloud. 

Join this interactive session to discuss:

  • Asking the “what” and “why” questions when creating a robust cloud strategy
  • Aligning your cloud strategy with strategic organizational plans
  • Creating an exit strategy that safeguards your organization from a future cloud withdrawal

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager, Bailey Dilocker / bailey.dilocker@evanta.com

2:35pm - 3:05pm  Networking Break

3:05pm - 3:50pm  Breakout Session

Benchmarking Your Data and Analytics Maturity Journey

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Glenn Hofmann

Chief Analytics Officer

New York Life

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Nate Rackiewicz

Chief Data Officer

Gannett

Data drives everything we do and is increasingly critical for enterprises to strategically use as they compete in their industry. Gartner research shows that 78% of boards of directors believe analytics is emerging as a game-changer, influenced by the pandemic. Now is the time for D&A leaders to not only focus on data, technology and skills but the culture around data and analytics and how leadership is embracing that effort.

Join this interactive session as CDOs: 

  • Evaluate their data and analytics strategies
  • Uncover gaps and areas of opportunity for growth and development
  • Identify innovative capabilities to maximize on the customer experience while maintaining internal efficiency

3:05pm - 3:50pm  Executive Boardroom

Engaging the Holistic Customer Starts with Data Health

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Christophe Antoine

VP of Global Solutions Engineering

Talend

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Gaurav Shah

Senior Director, Global Head of Enterprise Data & Analytics

Sanofi North America

CDOs today are tasked with bringing the 360-degree view of the customer to life, providing the business with insights that incite meaningful interactions across the customer journey. As these customer-centric initiatives grow, so does the need for trusted, quality data.

Please join this session to discuss:

  • Enabling data health to preventative measures easily
  • Building a supportive culture across the data ecosystem for better business decisions
  • Transforming consumer behavior data to empower enterprise decision making

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager, Bailey Dilocker / bailey.dilocker@evanta.com

3:05pm - 3:50pm  Executive Boardroom

Effectively Communicating the Power of Data

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Mark Gibbs

VP, Product Management

SnapLogic

Through decades of explosive growth, the role and impact of data within the enterprise has never been larger than it is now. The number of data sources and business teams that must work directly with data also continues to expand. Given this breadth, it’s critical for integration, data and analytics leaders to paint a clear picture of the value of a modern and event-driven data architecture and how it will help achieve key business objectives.

Join this interactive roundtable conversation to discuss ways to:

  • Strategically measure and monetize value of data
  • Decentralize integrations and position data not only as an IT asset, but a business asset
  • Ensure data quality and best practices in data management

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager, Bailey Dilocker / bailey.dilocker@evanta.com.

3:05pm - 3:50pm  Executive Boardroom

The Art of Possible in 2022

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Radhika Krishnan

Chief Product Officer & General Manager

Hitachi Vantara

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Eric Hirschhorn

Chief Data Officer

BNY Mellon

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Heidi Lanford

Chief Data Officer

Fitch Ratings

Each day, data becomes even more critical to leadership and the enterprise at-large. Not only are companies using advanced technology to reengineer decision making, but to innovate and iterate for the future. How can CDOs blaze a trail, across industries, to develop the next cutting-edge trends?

Join this session as D&A leaders explore ways to: 

  • Utilize data insights to revolutionize process and industry
  • Harness the power of data while delivering higher value back to the customer
  • Take realistic and achievable strides in reaching new D&A heights

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 C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact your event Program Manager, Bailey Dilocker / bailey.dilocker@evanta.com

3:50pm - 4:05pm  Break

4:05pm - 4:40pm  Keynote

Defining and Growing Digital Business with Data

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Vikram Somaya

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

PepsiCo Inc

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Radha Subramanyam

President, Chief Research and Analytics Officer

ViacomCBS

As organizations become more mature in the digital space, the line between data priorities and digital priorities is blurring. Data and analytics leaders play a vital role in the future of the enterprise, aligning the business around a data-centric strategy that drives growth and furthers transformation. 

Join this keynote session as CDOs share the importance of: 

  • Defining organizational goals, roles and responsibilities 
  • Solidifying and communicating company strategy internally and externally
  • Ensuring the proper support from the bottom up to the top down

4:40pm - 5:10pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

REGISTER

Returning to in-person conferences


We are excited to welcome you back, in person, to Evanta gatherings.

As previously shared, Evanta will hold in-person programs only in locations that meet our stringent health and safety criteria to help ensure the well-being of our participants, partners, and our associates. These criteria include adhering to government, venue, and health agency guidelines, in addition to taking all practical safety precautions onsite.

Please note that our onsite planning will continue to evolve, and all measures are subject to change to ensure the best and safest possible experience. Please refer to our COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols for up-to-date local guidelines.

Location


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A block of rooms has been reserved at the InterContinental New York Times Square at a reduced conference rate. Reservations should be made online or by calling 1-212-803-4500. Please mention H84 to ensure the appropriate room rate.

Deadline to book using the discounted room rate of $399 USD (plus tax) is November 15, 2021.

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

Bailey Dilocker

Program Manager

402-639-2062

bailey.dilocker@evanta.com