Toronto CDO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the Toronto 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. Adopting modern D&A strategies and operating models that deliver business value in volatile environments
  2. Generating measurable economic benefits to the business from available data assets and advanced analytics
  3. Becoming a master change agent and driving data literacy across the enterprise

Toronto CDO Governing Body

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


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Allie Harris

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
Director, Information Governance

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Donna Rudnicki

RBC Capital Markets
Global Head of Data Management/Chief Data Officer

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John Walsh

Environment and Climate Change Canada
Chief Data Officer

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Eugene Wen

Vice President, Group Advanced Analytics


Mike Branch

Vice President, Data & Analytics

Duke Butler

Royal Bank of Canada
Head, DevOps Adoption

Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Ryerson University
Distinguished Expert-in-Residence - Privacy by Design Centre of Excellence

Victor Dudemaine

AVP, Enterprise Data Management

Joe Greenwood

Vice President, Data Strategy - North America

Issa Guindo

Great-West Life Assurance
Assistant Vice-President, Data and Analytics

Eduart Haruni

Air Canada
Manager Solution Architecture – Data Management & Analytics Center of Expertise

Richard Hines

Air Canada
Head of Data & Artificial Intelligence

George Iskenderian

Bell Canada
Director, Network Big Data Centre of Excellence

Jas Klotia

GE Canada
VP Digital Operations

Margaret Ma

Vice President, Cloud, Data and Transactions, Canadian Banking Technology

Patrick McCleary

TD Bank Group
AVP, Analytics

Andrew Miller

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
Chief Data Officer

Jane Moran

SVP, Data and Technology

Anand Persaud

Morneau Shepell
Senior Director, Enterprise Data Analytics and Reporting

Adele Pugliese

Vice President, Data Governance

Ramesh Rajasingham

Senior Manager, Business Intelligence

Cal Rosen

Home Trust
Vice President, Data & Analytics

Martha Schrader

Northbridge Financial Corporation
Vice President Business Intelligence & Analytics

Peter Serenita

Chief Data Officer

Tehmina Shah

Sanofi Pasteur Inc.
Director, Manufacturing Technology

Shafique Shamji

The Ottawa Hospital
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Della Shea

Vice President, Data Governance & Chief Privacy Officer

Medhanie Tekeste

Chief Information Officer

Liben Terrefe

Genworth Financial Inc
Manager, Data Products

Sheeraz Ullah

HSBC Canada
Chief Data Officer, Global Banking and Markets

Osgood Vogler

Director, Analytic Services

Glenn Waine

Head of Data Science and Consulting, CDO

Eric Whaley

Wolseley Canada
Chief Information Officer

Anil Wijesooriya

Infrastructure Ontario
Vice President Analytics & Data Governance

Upcoming Events

Virtual Programs

September 30, 2020

Toronto CDO Virtual Boardroom

Toronto CDO Virtual Boardroom

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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October 14, 2020

Toronto CDO Virtual Town Hall

Navigating Data Privacy in Today’s Evolving Landscape

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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November 4, 2020

Toronto CDO Virtual Town Hall

From Dashboards to Dynamic Data Stories

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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December 9, 2020

Toronto CDO Virtual Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, half-day virtual program with new connections and actionable insights.

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“I especially appreciate the chance to interact with peers from other companies and industries to share the woes and triumphs of data management.”


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