New York CDO Executive Summit

May 25, 2022 | Sheraton New York Times Square

May 25, 2022
Sheraton 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:

Inspiring the workforce to adopt a data-centric culture

Increasing agility, resilience and impact with effective data management solutions

Achieving key business objectives through data sharing

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

Bala Ayyar

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking
Chief Data Officer

Julia Bardmesser

Voya Financial
SVP, Head of Data, Architecture & CRM

Andrew Foster

Deutsche Bank USA
Head of Data Governance - Americas

Eric Hirschhorn

BNY Mellon
Chief Data Officer

Olga Lagunova

LogMeIn
Global Head of Technology

Jodi Morton

KPMG North America
Global and U.S. Chief Data Officer

John Nicastro

Sirius XM
SVP, Enterprise Data

Gaurav Shah

Sanofi North America
Global Head of Consumer Healthcare Data & Analytics

Vikram Somaya

PepsiCo Inc
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

JoAnn Stonier

Mastercard
Chief Data Officer

Vimal Tejwani

National Football League
Vice President, Chief Data Architect & Analytics

Pawan Verma

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China US
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


May 24, 2022

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

Governing Body Welcome Reception

Governing Body members host this dinner for attendees to launch the event with an evening of peer networking.

May 25, 2022 - morning

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

8:15am - 9:00am  Keynote

Bringing Agile and Product Management Thinking to Data

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Shobie Ramakrishnan

Chief Digital & Technology Officer

GSK

Over the past few years, GlaxoSmithKline has transformed the way they use data across the enterprise. They have accelerated identification of research targets through the use of AI and ML on vast amounts of scientific data, digitized and optimized manufacturing and supply chain capabilities and are driving first quartile customer engagement with deep customer insights. Underpinning this transformation is an agile, product management culture and mindset and a commitment to an enterprise-wide data platform to enable access to high quality data at the pace of the business. 

Join this session as Shobie Ramakrishnan, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, shares her insights on how to: 

  • Create cross-functional data teams to innovate at pace
  • Foster true culture change via data modernization 
  • Invest in talent and upskill the workforce to adapt with evolving technologies

9:00am - 9:30am  Networking Break

9:30am - 10:15am  Breakout Session

Putting People First — Winning the War for Talent

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Kurt Kendall

Chief Analytics Officer

Publishers Clearing House

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Tom Quinlan

VP, Head of Data Governance & Data Quality

Apple Bank

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Pawan Verma

Chief Data Officer

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China US

Not only did the way of working change as a result of the pandemic; the talent landscape has never been more competitive. Data has quickly become a core competence in organizational decision-making for the future. To attract and retain quality candidates, organizations must create a culture that puts people first and put in the work each day to keep them. 

Join this panel discussion, as data leaders share ways to: 

  • Create and support the professional development of your workforce
  • Enable flexible talent models in order to remain agile
  • Attract and retain talent — what has worked and what hasn't

9:30am - 10:15am  Breakout Session

Creating Efficiency — Modernizing Master Data Management

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Venki Subramanian

VP, Product Management and UX

Reltio

According to Gartner, by 2025, 50% of CDOs will achieve digital acceleration goals using augmented data management practices across master data management, data hubs, quality data and integration. But to do this, data leaders face a couple of challenges including a lack of skills in the workforce and siloed operating models.

Join this session as we explore best practices in:

  • Tying MDM solutions to the business case versus the data domain
  • Optimizing business operations and decision-making through real-time, high-quality data
  • Building agility, performance, and resilience into master data management practices

9:30am - 10:15am  Executive Boardroom

Delivering Trusted Data

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Derek Wilson

Executive Director, Solutions Experience

Hitachi Vantara

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Ashish Bhatnagar

Chief Data Officer, US Wholesale

HSBC Bank USA

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Alex Golbin

Chief Data Officer

Morningstar

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Abhishek Mittal

Global Head, Data Analytics & Operational Excellence

Wolters Kluwer

Is lack of trusted data holding back critical decision making and innovation in your organization? How do you ensure you have one view of data, quality and lineage? Make sure that you have the right data to run the business. 

Join us to discuss best practices to:

  • Deliver trust in data through improved data quality, provenance and lineage
  • Drive intelligent data operations with managing metadata at scale
  • Create data fabrics to monetize data across your hybrid cloud infrastructure

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

9:30am - 10:15am  Executive Boardroom

Automating Self-Service Data with a Data Fabric Architecture

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Jessie Snyder

Program Director, Product Management, Data and AI

IBM

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Oliver Gomes

VP, Strategy & Data Operations

Nexstar Media Group

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Janos Hajagos

Chief of Data Analytics

Stony Brook Medicine

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Gaurav Shah

Global Head of Consumer Healthcare Data & Analytics

Sanofi North America

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Kendell Timmers

SVP, Head of Data and Insights Group

New York Times

Data is increasingly dispersed, dynamic, diverse and difficult to manage. To simplify data management within hybrid and multi-cloud landscapes, a data fabric architecture can increase accessibility and intelligently organize data for self-service delivery to consumers. Once unlocked, the value of your data increases and additional AI capabilities are possible.

Join this interactive roundtable to discuss: 

  • Enabling self-service data consumption and collaboration
  • Enhancing automation of governance, data protection and security with AI
  • Automating data engineering tasks and augment data integration

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

10:15am - 10:45am  Networking Break

10:20am - 10:45am  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.

10:45am - 11:30am  Breakout Session

Leveraging AI to Accelerate Regulatory Assessments

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John Baker

Executive Director, Manufacturing Data and Analytics

Merck & Co.

The biopharma industry operates in a highly complex regulatory environment, governed by 100+ global health agencies. Being a dynamic business, there are thousands of manufacturing change proposals generated annually that need to be individually assessed for reportability.  Merck built an advanced AI knowledge engine which significantly reduced assessment time and manual labor while increasing consistency. 

Join this session as Merck’s executive director of manufacturing data and analytics shares best practices in: 

  • Leveraging advanced digital tools and technologies to address key business challenges
  • Creating strong partnerships across the business and IT to tackle transformational use cases
  • Adopting agile cultural elements to enable rapid product development and innovation

10:45am - 11:30am  Breakout Session

Data Quality and Observability — Most Embarrassing ‘Data’ Moments

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Kirk Haslbeck

VP, Data Quality

Collibra

Poor data quality is holding back data and analytics leaders from delivering on the promise of business value through their D&A investments. Moving forward with a continuous data quality improvement program is not a question of why — but how. In this session, Collibra's VP of Data Quality runs you through tips and tricks for dealing with data quality. 

Join this storytelling session to explore: 

  • Bad business decisions due to incomplete or bad data
  • Mountains of rules that do not scale and are impossible to manage
  • Failure to resolve data quality problems, even when they are identified

10:45am - 11:30am  Executive Boardroom

Behind the Scenes — Optimizing MDM

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Venki Subramanian

VP, Product Management and UX

Reltio

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Gaurav Malik

Deputy Chief Data Officer - Asset Servicing

BNY Mellon

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Alex Rosenthal

Head of Enterprise Data and Data Platforms

Guardian Life Insurance

CDOs have ranked master data management as one of their top priorities in 2022. Following the earlier presentation, attendees are invited to share opinions and pose questions regarding the MDM techniques and strategies discussed.

Join this roundtable conversation to explore ways to:

  • Improve business performance by working with real-time, continuously-curated data
  • Reduce business risk by having a timely view of enterprise-wide data
  • Automate human-led MDM and governance 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

10:45am - 11:30am  Executive Boardroom

Data Quality Culture — Making Clean-up Part of “Business as Usual”

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Dan Onions

Head of Data Management Solutions

Quantexa

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Ceci Dones

Head, Data Science

Moet Hennessy USA

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Jim Young

Global Chief Data Officer, General Insurance

AIG

For an organization to sufficiently execute on digital business initiatives, the enterprise must have trusted, high-quality data. But to accomplish this, data analytics leaders face a few challenges like, regulatory requirements, limited resources, lack of ownership and inconsistency from data silos.

Join this roundtable discussion to explore:

  • Challenges to reliable data that practitioners are currently facing
  • Best practices in managing unreliable data
  • Strategies to promote data quality as a team sport

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

11:30am - 11:40am  Break

May 25, 2022 - mid-afternoon

11:30am - 12:30pm  Lunch Service

12:30pm - 1:05pm  Keynote

Building a Modern Data Strategy

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Kathy Koontz

Principal, AWS Analytic Platform Strategy

Amazon Web Services

Applying old organizational models and methodologies to modern cloud technology won’t allow companies to achieve the kind of results and agility they expect. Companies need an operating model, organizational model, and data literacy approach that enables data-driven decision making throughout an organization.

In this session, we will explore:

  • The people, process and technology considerations in building a modern data strategy
  • Methods for driving agility across the business
  • Getting your teams into a data-first mindset

1:05pm - 1:20pm  Break

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Breakout Session

Accelerating Adoption of New Technologies

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Tom Bigda-Peyton

CLO

Catholic Health Services of Long Island

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Steven Stepp

VP, Analytics

Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Workforce adoption of advanced technology can be challenging, uneven and costly.

 Join this interactive presentation to explore ways of accelerating and sustaining adoption by: 

  • Aligning people, process and technology
  • Promoting agility through human-centered design
  • Gaining stakeholder buy-in on metrics that matter

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Breakout Session

CDO Data Governance Playbook

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John Wills

Field CTO

Alation

CDOs have a challenging dual mandate to manage corporate risk and accelerate growth using analytics. Data governance is intended to enable both, but legacy approaches have failed and are simply unequal to the explosion of modern data volumes, rapidly expanding regulation, and increasingly data literate employees. During this executive-level presentation we will examine new, successful strategies that CDOs are using to partner with business stakeholders to embed governance as a part of the corporate culture.

Attendees will learn:

  • The top six modern data governance strategies
  • How an active data governance process is defined
  • How to quickly assess program maturity

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Changing Culture — Putting Data First

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Ajaz Akhtar

Vice President - Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Utica National Insurance Group

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CG Garikapati

Head of Data & Analytics, NA

Mars Petcare

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John Nicastro

SVP, Enterprise Data

Sirius XM

For many organizations, decision-making has long stemmed from gut experience. But now with a plethora of data available, the enterprise must adopt a data-centric culture to remain competitive with digital natives.

Join this interactive roundtable discussion as CDO discuss ways to:

  • Boost data literacy and democratize data throughout the enterprise
  • Promote a top-down approach from leadership in driving a culture that puts data first
  • Track progress on a successful data strategy while innovating along the way

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

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Deriving Value from Healthy Data

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Joe Murphy

Solution Architect

Acceldata

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Deepak Jose

Global Director Demand Analytics

Mars

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Jacklyn Osborne

Managing Director, Data Quality Control, Risk and Finance

Bank of America

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Vimal Tejwani

Vice President, Chief Data Architect & Analytics

National Football League

For data to generate revenue for the digital enterprise, it not only needs to be accessible, but dependable. Data and analytics leaders must make data health a priority, setting standards for data quality and educating the workforce on existing insights and models.

Join this session as CDOs discuss:

  • Pinpointing organizational knowledge gaps around data and data strategy
  • Designing, implementing and monitoring standards around data quality
  • Identifying metrics to track progress of the data quality program

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

May 25, 2022 - afternoon

2:05pm - 2:35pm  Networking Break

2:10pm - 2:35pm  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.

2:35pm - 3:20pm  Breakout Session

Cracking the Data “Code” with Linguistics

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Richard Robinson

Chief Strategist, Open Data and Standards

Bloomberg LP

Companies around the globe aim to solve problems and make decisions using data. But is there a misconception around data as a universal language? How much of an emphasis should the enterprise put on the context and semantics of data? 

 Join this session as tenured financial industry data executive, Richard Robinson, shares why: 

  • Linguistics is a missing component within data communication
  • Intersections of stored data and their unique translations are crucial
  • Regulators should break the one-size-fits-all mindset in the world of data

 

2:35pm - 3:20pm  Executive Boardroom

Data Sharing — a Guide to Exchanging Securely

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Michael Scott

CISO

Immuta

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Julia Bartlett

Managing Director, Data Strategy & Programs

Fitch Group

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Vishal Patel

Chief Data Officer & Head of Data CoE

Webster Bank

The emergence of data products presents an opportunity for organizations to capitalize on their data assets, but sharing data securely, even internally, presents a few challenges. 

Join this interactive roundtable discussion as CDOs discuss:

  • Collaborating and sharing data securely inside your organization
  • Sharing data securely with third parties
  • Enforcing data use agreements

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 - 3:20pm  Executive Boardroom

Optimizing Decision-Making with Advanced Analytics

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Vid Jain

Founder and CEO

Wallaroo

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Mukesh Dalal Ph.D.

Chief AI Officer

Stanley Black & Decker

Many business leaders often use the term "data-driven" to either describe their organization's current state or future position. But does this description hit the mark? To be data-driven, the enterprise must evangelize trusted data, while leaning heavily into predictive analytics to inform decision-making

Join this interactive roundtable discussion as CDOs discuss:

  • Ensuring data quality standards to truly benefit from analytical insights
  • Capturing market opportunities and new revenue streams with predictive models
  • Troubleshooting and optimizing your models to drive business value

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

3:20pm - 3:35pm  Networking Break

3:35pm - 4:10pm  Keynote

Redefining ETL — Empower, Transform, Liberate

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Moin Haque

EVP, Chief Data Officer

Warner Music Group

According to Gartner, by 2023, data literacy will become an explicit and necessary driver of business value. While data skills are teachable, it's the context that's challenging. Warner Music's CDO is working to embed data literacy into a continuous onboarding model.

Join this keynote session to explore ways to:

  • Empower the workforce in the art of storytelling and the “why” behind data
  • Transform the ways data is used and consumed internally
  • Liberate employees from tactical data solutions, silos, and dependencies

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

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Sheraton New York Times Square
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A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton New York Times Square at a reduced conference rate. Reservations should be made online or by calling 1-888-236-2427.

Deadline to book using the discounted room rate of $307 USD (plus tax) is May 2, 2022.

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

Bailey Dilocker

Senior Program Manager

402-639-2062

bailey.dilocker@evanta.com