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. Embedding D&A in business strategy and results
  2. Reengineering decision-making across the business
  3. Scaling a data-first culture

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

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

OpTrust
AVP, Enterprise Data Management

Joe Greenwood

Mastercard
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

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

LoyaltyOne
SVP, Data and Technology

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
Vice President Business Intelligence & Analytics

Peter Serenita

Scotiabank
Chief Data Officer

Tehmina Shah

Bell Canada
Director Data Science

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

Genworth Financial Inc
Manager, Data Products

Sheeraz Ullah

HSBC Canada
Chief Data Officer, Global Banking and Markets

Osgood Vogler

Celestica
Global Director, Enterprise Architecture

Glenn Waine

TransUnion
Head of Data Science and Consulting, CDO

Eric Whaley

Wolseley Canada
Chief Information Officer

Anil Wijesooriya

Infrastructure Ontario
Vice President Analytics & Data Governance

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

RENE KIM, SVP, GLOBAL DATA OFFICER
CHARLES SCHWAB

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

September 9, 2021

Toronto CDO Virtual Boardroom

Toronto CDO Virtual Boardroom

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

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September 30, 2021

Toronto CDO Virtual Town Hall

Toronto CDO Virtual Town Hall

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

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October 14, 2021

Toronto CDO Virtual Boardroom

Toronto CDO Virtual Boardroom

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

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December 16, 2021

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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