Southern California CDO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the Southern California community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

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

Southern California CDO Governing Body

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


Mike Burkes

Ultra Mobile
SVP, Enterprise Information Management (CDO)

Tom Mullen

Riverside County
Chief Data Officer

André Vargas

CAA Brand Management
Chief Data Officer


Meetali Agarwal

Fidelity Investments
Vice President, Analytics & Insights

Seiji Akiyama

AAA National
Vice President

Stephen Alford

Worldwide Environmental

Lokesh Anand

Circle K
Head of Global Data & Analytics Engineering

Savitha Anantharaman

Bank of America
SVP Data & Analytics

Richard Battersby

AEG Worldwide
SVP Data, Analytics & Strategy

Chuck Chekuri

Director Analytics and Insights

Kenny Choy

Inland Empire Health Plan
Director, Head of Healthcare Data Science

Subash D'Souza

California State University
Director, Cloud Data Engineering

Hovannes Daniels

Kaiser Permanente
VP, Chief Data Officer

Manish Dasaur

Chief Data & Analytics Officer - Comms & Media NA

Das Dasgupta

Saatchi & Saatchi
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Ibrahim Debbagh

SVP, Head of Data Analytics and Intelligence Engineering

Brian Docili

VP, Information Technology

Stephan Erberich

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Chief Data Officer

Michael Fein

The Trade Desk
VP, Global Marketing Strategy & Operations

Rich Fox

Qdoba Restaurant Corporation
VP, Analytics & Finance

Brad Furukawa

Northrop Grumman
VP, Corporate Data & CTO

Christine Gambino

County of San Diego
Chief Data Officer

Hanoz Gandhi

Creative Channel
Chief Analytics Officer & EVP, Strategy

Hans Ghekiere

Data Management

John Gim

Omnicom Group
Head of Decision Sciences

Jay Gimple

Long Term Care Group
Senior Vice President, Data Conversions (CoE)

Mark Greninger

Los Angeles County, CA
Chief Data Officer

Zane Hall

Analog Devices
Executive Director, IT

Martin Hosseini

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Enterprise Analytics, Head of Data Quality & Data Issue Management

Punnoose Isaac

VP and Head of Center for Data and Insights

Kiran Kanetkar

PETCO Animal Supplies
Sr. Director of Data and Analytics

Brian Kleber

Farmers Insurance
VP, Head of Data Management and Data Science

Seongjoon Koo

Head of Data and Analytics, Global Development Operations

Stephanie Madison

University of California
Chief Quality, Data Analytics, Performance Management, Knowledge Management & PMO Officer

Rebecca Maffei

PETCO Animal Supplies

Mohammed Mahbouba

Radiology Partners
Chief Data Officer

Rajesh Marar

Ingram Micro
VP & CTO Cloud Channel Platform | Harmony PSA, Cloudblue

Rajeev Mehrotra

Western Dental Services
VP of Business Systems, Engineering, Analytics, & Big Data

Ashwani Muir

CareMore Health
Sr. Dir. EDW, Advance Analytics, Big Data

Eva Pereira

City of Los Angeles, CA
Chief Data Officer

Sreeram Potukuchi

Republic Services
Director, Head of Enterprise Data

Prachi Priya

Team One
Chief Data Officer

Sarath Ramaswami

Fox Corporation
SVP, Data Products

Eric Schmirler

KARL STORZ Endoscope
Global Head, Performance & Analytics

Matt Smith

Microsoft Corporation
Chief Data Officer - West Enterprise Operating Unit

Mike Thompson

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Executive Director of Enterprise Data Intelligence

Max Trichet

Capital Group
VP, Data Governance

Zeena Wright

Global Data Governance & Management

Bruce Yen

VP, Retail Applications

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