Washington, DC CDO Executive Summit

May 30, 2018 | Marriott Marquis Washington DC

May 30, 2018
Marriott Marquis Washington DC

Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Washington, DC CDO Executive Summit.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CDOs today:

Adopting D&A strategies and operating models that deliver business value in volatile environments

Generating measurable economic benefits to the business from data assets and advanced analytics

Becoming a master change agent and driving data literacy across the enterprise

Washington, DC CDO Governing Body


The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CDOs, for CDOs.

Co-Chairs

Dak Liyanearachchi

Hilton Worldwide, Inc.
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Jodi Morton

Freddie Mac
VP, Data Governance & Mgmt

Scott Richardson

Fannie Mae
Chief Data Officer

Agenda


May 29, 2018

6:00pm - 8:30pm  Governing Body Welcome Reception

Welcome to the Solution Room – A CDO Workshop

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Peter Ghavami

Head of BI & Data Analytics

Gartner

What if, every time you had a business problem, you had a room full of CDOs to bounce ideas off of, get advice from and hone solutions with? Welcome to that moment. Bring your trickiest, most troublesome dilemma to the table and get ready for an organic, revelatory experience. Attendees will have the opportunity to candidly discuss their biggest challenges, exchange ideas and uncover peer-tested answers in this CDO-moderated workshop session. The results promise to be nothing short of powerful.

May 30, 2018 - morning

7:00am - 7:45am  Registration & Breakfast

7:45am - 8:50am  Keynote

Keys to Succeeding With Agile for Data

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Scott Richardson

Chief Data Officer

Fannie Mae

Everyone wants to go agile with data, but specific challenges unique to data can derail even the most well-planned transformation. When Scott Richardson joined Fannie Mae, he faced these challenges head on, course-corrected, and ultimately transformed the data organization to be 100% agile. Gain insight from his journey and learn key steps to achieve agile data success. As an added bonus, find out how to scale your agile platform enterprise-wide.

8:50am - 9:20am  Networking Break

9:20am - 10:10am  Breakout Session

Changing How People Use Analytics

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Jess Petitt

Vice President, Analytics

Hilton Worldwide, Inc.

One of the greatest challenges organizations face is dealing with change. As companies move toward a more data-focused business model, they are finding that they need to adapt to a new analytics environment. What makes a company invest in hiring data executives? How do we work with the business to create a proper business-structure approach that is able to effectively utilize data in new ways? Join Jess Petitt as he shares Hilton Worldwide Inc.’s change journey. Find out how he helped shift the corporate focus toward being a more data-driven organization can quickly adapt in order to drive growth and successfully face competitors in the digital transformation space.

9:20am - 10:10am  Executive Boardroom

Inspiring Innovation Through Artificial Intelligence

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Arash Sadati

Senior Director, Data Science

Capital One

Join your peers as they explore how to develop predictive and prescriptive analytics practices. You will come away with answers to various questions including:

  • How can you use a predictive analytics model to innovate how leaders deal with every part of the business?
  • How can artificial intelligence or machine learning help you effectively utilize data connected with maintenance needs, staffing, supply chain management, compliance concerns, etc.?
  • Can CDOs use this type of inspiration to promote data literacy at the same time?


Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 
Jared Bral at +1 971-271-6881 or Jared.Bral@evanta.com

10:10am - 10:40am  Networking Break

10:40am - 11:30am  Breakout Session

Creating a Culture That Can Pivot and Adjust

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Jodi Morton

VP, Data Governance & Mgmt

Freddie Mac

How do you know your business-driven data strategy is still working, especially in a world where nothing stays the same? At Freddie Mac, Jodi Morton pressed pause three years into their data journey to refresh the business-driven data strategy.  People, processes and technology had changed. Did the data strategy need to change, too? Fortunately, Freddie Mac has a data-driven culture, so she knew employees could pivot and adjust quickly and nimbly. Listen in as Morton shares why forward-thinking leaders embrace continuous evaluation checks. Learn how to foster a culture that can flex and adapt with your ever-changing business.

10:40am - 11:30am  Executive Boardroom

Remodeling Your Data Centers of Excellence

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Tyler Jackson

Vice President - Data Governance

The Carlyle Group

Don't miss this peer-discussion on best practices and new approaches for democratizing data to improve access across the organization. You will come away with answers to various questions including:

  • What are the pros and cons of your current data curation methodology?
  • What are the business needs of data per department, and how do those needs impact data access and data sharing?
  • Which other methodologies are you employing? Hybrid data sharing? Hub and spoke methods?


Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 
Jared Bral at +1 971-271-6881 or Jared.Bral@evanta.com

May 30, 2018 - mid-afternoon

11:30am - 12:00pm  Networking Break

12:00pm - 1:10pm  Keynote

The Future Belongs to the Intelligent Enterprise

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Michael Saylor

President, Chairman of the Board, and CEO

MicroStrategy, Inc.

The intelligent enterprise is the ultimate data-driven organization. It harnesses traditionally counteractive forces – agility and governance, convenience and security, ease of use and enterprise functionality – to go beyond business intelligence and deliver transformative insights to every user, constituent and partner. Today, every forward-leaning company is racing to become an intelligent enterprise. Why? Because organizations that build this intelligent edge over competitors will be the dominant force of tomorrow. Hear from MicroStrategy Founder and CEO, Michael Saylor, and map out how to transform your organization into an intelligent enterprise.

1:10pm - 1:40pm  Networking Break

May 30, 2018 - afternoon

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Breakout Session

Data Governance and Data Stewardship

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Sean Cook

Chief Data Officer

Genworth Financial

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Scott Hallworth

SVP, CDO & Chief Model Risk Officer

Capital One

When it comes to data, how many of your stakeholders really understand its purpose and how it should be used? Don’t miss Scott Hallworth's fireside chat with Sean Cook as they reveal how Cook developed a data strategy committee and governance board that communicated directly to the C-suite. Discover the importance of defining data strategy, governance, business intelligence, and management, in order to create a powerful, single source of truth with data. 

1:40pm - 2:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Does Every Analytics Cloud Have a Silver Lining?

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Sam Garfield

VP, Data Strategy

Discovery Communications, Inc.

No matter where you are in your analytics migration to the cloud, you will uncover effective strategies during this interactive session. Find out answers to various questions including:

  • What are the benefits of Analytics as a Service (AaaS)?
  • What are the disadvantages of using AaaS providers?
  • How can you strategize to get the best results with the fewest problems?


Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 
Jared Bral at +1 971-271-6881 or Jared.Bral@evanta.com

2:30pm - 2:50pm  Networking Break

2:50pm - 3:40pm  Breakout Session

Knowledge Architecture and Tools

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David Meza

Chief Knowledge Architect

NASA Headquarters

In order to stay competitive we need to move faster. And yet, we are currently in an environment where knowledge workers are spending more time sifting through information than extracting and using that knowledge. In this session, David Meza will show you the important difference between information and knowledge. Learn how you can shift your organization’s data strategy to be more efficient and achieve actionable results.

2:50pm - 3:40pm  Executive Boardroom

Data Value in Dollars and Sense

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Charles Onstott

SVP, Chief Technology Officer

SAIC

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Jelena Roljevic

AVP, BI

The George Washington University

Discover how you can monetize your data to help your organization achieve its business objectives. During this peer-discussion you will come away with answers to various questions including:

  • How do you know what data to collect to make monetizing more realistic and valuable for your company?
  • What is the best way to identify additional data value-adds and assets? How can you save time on business processes and increase the speed of business, branding and customer behavior innovations?
  • How can you effectively communicate these revenue-generating ideas with your executive teams?


Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CDOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 
Jared Bral at +1 971-271-6881 or Jared.Bral@evanta.com

3:40pm - 4:00pm  Networking Break

4:00pm - 4:40pm  Keynote

The Evolution of the CDO

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Scott Hallworth

SVP, CDO & Chief Model Risk Officer

Capital One

Capital One, a leading financial services company, was built on the foundation of Information Based Strategy (IBS) and leveraging the power of data to drive decisions. How did the eighth largest commercial bank create a formalized data strategy to turbocharge its culture to fully leverage the power of data, driving collaboration, innovation and success for the organization and its customers? Join Scott Hallworth, Capital One’s CDO, as he takes you on a journey on how the company challenged its status quo. Learn how they are continuing to evolve in order to stay in the forefront of data and analytics to help the business achieve its goals.

4:40pm - 5:20pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

Location


Venue & Accommodation

Marriott Marquis Washington DC

Your Community Partners


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Washington, DC CDO Program Manager


For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program contact.

Jared Bral

Senior Program Manager

971-271-6881

jared.bral@evanta.com