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. Expanding digital business & accelerating value creation
  2. Influencing culture & collaboration with governance
  3. Orchestrating change & empowering real-time decisions

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.

Co-Chairs

Allie Harris

Scotiabank
Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Global Banking and Markets

Donna Rudnicki

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

John Walsh

Canada Department of National Defence
Chief Data Officer, Director General Data, Analytics, Strategy & Innovation

Eugene Wen

Manulife
Vice President, Group Advanced Analytics

Members

Mike Branch

Geotab
Vice President, Data & Analytics

Bethanie Butcher

Procter & Gamble
Vice President Marketing, Brand Operations, Analytics and Insights Canada

Lauren Cipicchio

CPP Investments
Head of Data and Advanced Analytics, Managing Director

Victor Dudemaine

OpTrust
AVP, Enterprise Data Services

Joe Greenwood

Mastercard
Vice President, Data Strategy - North America

Issa Guindo

PwC Canada
Managing Director, Data & Analytics

Eduart Haruni

Air Canada
Senior Manager, Artificial Intelligence

Richard Hines

Air Canada
Head of Data & Artificial Intelligence

George Iskenderian

Aviva Canada
Vice President, Data Science

Milan Kliska

Cadillac Fairview
Senior Director, Data, Platforms and Integration

Margaret Ma

Scotiabank
VP Data and Transaction

Patrick McCleary

TD Bank Group
AVP, Analytics

Andrew Miller

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
Chief Data Officer

Jane Moran

Benevity
Chief Data Officer

Caroline Morissette

McCain Foods
Vice President Global Data & Analytics

Anand Persaud

LifeWorks
Senior Director, Enterprise Data Analytics and Reporting

Adele Pugliese

BentallGreenOak
Vice President, Data Governance

Ramesh Rajasingham

Baxter
Senior Manager, Business Intelligence

Cal Rosen

Home Trust
Vice President, Data & Analytics

Martha Schrader

Northbridge Financial Corporation
Former Vice President Business Intelligence & Analytics

Peter Serenita

Scotiabank
Chief Data Officer

Shafique Shamji

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

Della Shea

Symcor
Vice President, Data Governance & Chief Privacy Officer

Medhanie Tekeste

Apotex
Chief Information Officer

Liben Terrefe

Haventree Bank
Director, Business Intelligence

Sheeraz Ullah

HSBC Bank Canada
Chief Data Officer, Global Banking and Markets

Osgood Vogler

Celestica
Chief of Architecture

Glenn Waine

TransUnion
Senior Director, Global Product Management

Eric Whaley

Wolseley Canada
Chief Information Officer

Anil Wijesooriya

Infrastructure Ontario
Director Restoration & Infrastructure at Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA)

“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.”

DR. ASHWANI DEV, DIGITAL AND DATA SCIENCE OFFICER
HALLIBURTON

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

September 15, 2022 | 1 hour

Toronto CDO Virtual Town Hall

Leading with Data — Propelling Organizational Success

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

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IN-PERSON

December 14, 2022 | 1 day

Toronto CDO Executive Summit

Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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