Southern California 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. 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.


Meetali Agarwal

Fidelity Investments
Vice President, Analytics & Insights

Mike Burkes

Ultra Mobile
SVP, Enterprise Information Management (CDO)

Prachi Priya

Team One
Chief Data Officer

Matt Smith

Microsoft Corporation
Chief Data Officer - West Enterprise Operating Unit


Seiji Akiyama

AAA National
Chief Data Officer & VP

Stephen Alford

Worldwide Environmental

Lokesh Anand

Circle K
Head of Global Data & Analytics Engineering

Richard Battersby

AEG Worldwide
SVP Data, Analytics & Strategy

Kathi Chandler-Payatt

MGM Studios
Vice President, Content Analytics and Strategy, SVOD | AVOD | OTT

Chuck Chekuri

VP Artificial Intelligence and Analytics

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, Care Delivery Data & Analytics

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
Advisor & Analytics Leader

Brad Furukawa

Northrop Grumman
VP, Corporate Data & CTO

Hanoz Gandhi

Creative Channel
Chief Analytics Officer & EVP, Strategy

Hans Ghekiere

Head of Data Management

John Gim

Omnicom Group
Chief Decision Sciences Officer

Jay Gimple

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

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

Pendulum Therapeutics
Vice President - 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 Health & Wellness Company

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

Manzoor Mohideen

Pacific Life Insurance
AVP; Head of Data Management - Retirement Division

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

Usman Quddoos


Sarath Ramaswami

Fox Corporation
SVP, Data Products

Eric Schmirler

KARL STORZ Endoscope
Global Head, Performance & Analytics

Mike Thompson

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Vice President, Enterprise Data Intelligence

Max Trichet

Capital Group
VP, Data Governance

Zeena Wright

Global Data Governance & Management

Bruce Yen

VP, Retail Applications

“In the past couple of months, Houston virtual CDO events have been a fantastic source of communication and networking with peers. Covid-19 has thrown us a lot of social challenges, but thanks to Evanta and their conscientious efforts, virtual boardrooms and roundtables are here to stay.”


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