Washington, DC CDO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the Washington, DC 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

Washington, DC CDO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Washington, DC 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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Jay Como

Chief Data Officer

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Dak Liyanearachchi

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

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Jodi Morton

Chief Data Officer


Venkat Achanta

EVP, Chief Data and Analytics Officer and Chief Technology Officer

Garland Bond

AARP Services, Inc.

Ashish Braganza

LPL Financial
EVP, Data Analytics & Innovation

Daniel Chaddock

Chief Data Officer

Scott Clendaniel

Legg Mason
Chief Data Scientist

Edward Colet


Sean Cook

Pacific Life
Data Architecture and Strategy

Kristi Cunningham

Capital One
VP - Enterprise Data Management & CDO

Sam Garfield

VP, Data Strategy

Scott Hallworth

Fannie Mae
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Tyler Jackson

The Carlyle Group
Vice President - Data Governance

Aravind Jagannathan

Freddie Mac
VP, Single-Family Chief Data Officer

Nick Minale

Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation
Chief Data Officer

Jon Minkoff

Federal Communications Commission
CDO, Enforcement Bureau

Srini Nanduri

Advance Auto Parts
VP, Data Analytics

Pete Palermo

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc.
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Carlos Rivero

Commonwealth of Virginia
Chief Data Officer

Jelena Roljevic

George Washington University

Sanjay Sardar

VP Modernization and Digital Transformation

Sebastian Stoessel

Head of Data & Analytics

Brian Thomas

NASA Headquarters
Chief Data Scientist

Robin Thottungal

National Gallery of Art
CTO & Chief Data Scientist

Upcoming programs

October 13, 2020

2020 Washington, DC CDO Inner Circle

Fiola Mare

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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December 2, 2020

2020 Washington, DC CDO Executive Summit

JW Marriott Washington, DC

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

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June 2021

2021 Washington, DC CDO Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, one-day 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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