Washington, DC CDO Executive Summit

May 4, 2022 | Marriott Marquis Washington DC

May 4, 2022
Marriott Marquis Washington DC

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Collaborate with your peers

Get together with Washington, DC's top CDOs to tackle shared business challenges and critical priorities facing your role today. Participate in this one-day, local program with peer-driven topics and interactive discussions with your true C-level peers.

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

Leveraging data-sharing to foster company innovation and growth

Adopting a data-centric culture to remain competitive with digital natives

Accelerating digital business to support data and analytics leaders

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

Aravind Jagannathan

Freddie Mac
VP, Single-Family Chief Data Officer

Peter Maynard

Equifax
SVP USIS Data & Analytics

Jodi Morton

KPMG
Global and U.S. Chief Data Officer

What to Expect

Interactive Sessions

Hear from CDO practitioners and thought leaders on how they're solving critical challenges impacting your role today in Keynote sessions, and join smaller, interactive discussions with your peers in Breakout and Boardroom sessions.

Community Networking

Make new connections and catch up with old friends in casual conversations during dedicated time for networking designed to better acquaint you with your Washington, DC CDO community.

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a private, one-on-one setting through Evanta's Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

Agenda


May 3, 2022

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

Governing Body Private Dinner

Governing Body members host this dinner for attendees to launch the event with an evening of peer networking.

May 4, 2022 - morning

7:30am - 8:15am  Registration & Breakfast

8:15am - 9:00am  Keynote

A CDO’s Guide to Achieving Fluency in Data Storytelling

Jodi Morton headshot

Jodi Morton

Global and U.S. Chief Data Officer

KPMG

In digitally mature organizations, data dries decision-making at all levels. One of the most important responsibilities of data and analytics leaders is to show how data can help solve some of the business's toughest challenges. Without the why, D&A leaders are not able to help drive efficiency or growth.

Join this revelatory and interactive keynote as Jodi shares ways to:

  • Use storytelling when connecting data to business outcomes
  • Drive true organizational culture change as it relates to data and analytics
  • Be bold, persistent and creative in how you solve problems with data

9:00am - 9:30am  Networking Break

9:30am - 10:15am  Breakout Session

Women in Data — Widening the Table

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Andrea Gibbons

Chief Data Officer

AmeriCorps

Jaime Lees headshot

Jaime Lees

Chief Data Officer

Arlington County

Barbara Forth headshot

Barbara Forth

Chief Data Officer

William & Mary

With growth opportunities on the rise and the demand for data professionals more prevalent than ever, women remain underrepresented in leadership roles. Hear from your peers on how they've forged the path forward and given further visibility to women in leadership.

Join this session as a panel of your peers discuss:

  • Creating strength based professional development plans
  • Expanding diversity and inclusion efforts to close the gender gap
  • Paying it forward for the next generation of female leaders

9:30am - 10:15am  Executive Boardroom

Automating Self-Service Data with a Data Fabric Architecture

Sri Srinivasan headshot

Sri Srinivasan

Data Analytics, AI & Automation Leader

IBM

Lakshmi Purushothaman headshot

Lakshmi Purushothaman

VP, BI Services

Freddie Mac

Bojan Duric headshot

Bojan Duric

Chief Data Officer

City of Virginia Beach

Data is increasingly dispersed, dynamic, diverse and difficult to manage. To simplify data management within hybrid and multicloud landscapes, a data fabric architecture can increase accessibility and intelligently organize data for self-service delivery to consumers. Once unlocked, the value of your data increases and additional AI capabilities are possible.

Join this interactive roundtable to discuss:

  • Enabling self-service data consumption and collaboration
  • Enhancing automation of governance, data protection and security with AI
  • Automating data engineering tasks and augment data integration

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: 

Monica Podolsky at monica.podolsky@evanta.com

9:30am - 10:15am  Executive Boardroom

Operationalizing Governance — Implementing Structure to Thrive

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Mark Burnette

Director, Solution Engineering

Acceldata

Kyle Pudenz headshot

Kyle Pudenz

SVP, Enterprise Data & Analytics

AmerisourceBergen

Kushagra Arora headshot

Kushagra Arora

Chief Digital, Data and Analytics Officer, Darden School of Business

University of Virginia

In many cases, data governance was born out of regulatory compliance. When’s its appropriately operationalized using AI/ML, organizations are able to track changes quicker and ensure appropriation actions are taken in real-time.

Join this interactive roundtable as CDOs discuss:

  • Aligning the enterprise governance model with your D&A strategy
  • Evaluating governance maturity
  • Establishing and scaling data quality rules through AI/ML

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:

Monica Podolsky at monica.podolsky@evanta.com

10:15am - 10:45am  Networking Break

10:20am - 10:45am  Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a one-on-one setting through Evanta’s Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

10:45am - 11:30am  Breakout Session

Benchmarking Your Data Modernization Journey

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Sam Garfield

VP, Data Intelligence

AARP

Creating greater access to data across the enterprise is a must for any organization hoping to empower employees to make informed decisions. Now is the time for CDOs not only to focus on the technology and skills necessary to drive success, but to also promote a culture that puts data and analytics first.

Join this interactive session to explore ways to: 

  • Determine your current stage on the path to data modernization
  • Uncover gaps and areas of opportunity for growth and development
  • Identify innovative capabilities to maximize on the customer experience while maintaining internal efficiency

10:45am - 11:30am  Executive Boardroom

Empowering the Business through Self-Service Data

Joe DosSantos headshot

Joe DosSantos

Chief Data Officer

Qlik

Ankit Goel headshot

Ankit Goel

SVP - Head of Data, Analytics and Modeling

KeyBank

Arvind Thinagarajan headshot

Arvind Thinagarajan

Head of Data Science

Gannett

Hari Kalahasti headshot

Hari Kalahasti

Head of Data & Analytics

Clark Construction Group

Empowering business users to create their own reports and queries without data team support allows insights to be shared with decision makers at a more rapid pace. Learn how your peers are using self-service data and analytics tools to strategize, streamline and propel an organization towards data modernization.

Join this roundtable session to discuss:

  • Identifying gaps in company culture that hinder self-service models
  • Strategizing an approach and getting board approval to move away from legacy data systems
  • Selecting and adopting the tools needed to enable data efficiency amongst business users


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: 

Monica Podolsky at monica.podolsky@evanta.com

10:45am - 11:30am  Executive Boardroom

Simplifying the Government – Putting the Customer First

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Anthony Deighton

Chief Product Officer

Tamr

Mark Brady headshot

Mark Brady

Chief Data Officer

United States Space Force

Andrea Gibbons headshot

Andrea Gibbons

Chief Data Officer

AmeriCorps

A CDOs goal is to continuously deliver clean, accurate data into users hands which enables them to make informed decisions. Within the federal government, these decisions can mean the difference between an accurate supply drop location or patient records accurately being stored and transferred between agencies. How CDOs manage their data and deliver complete data sets to their teams determines a mission’s success.

 Join this interactive roundtable as CDOs discuss:

  • Identify gaps in current data management systems
  • Evaluate current technologies to identify gaps or optimize processes
  • Impacts of a robust data management strategy on data governance


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:

Monica Podolsky at monica.podolsky@evanta.com

11:30am - 11:40am  Break

May 4, 2022 - mid-afternoon

11:30am - 12:30pm  Lunch Service

12:30pm - 1:05pm  Keynote

Changing Culture — Shifting to Data-Centricity

Aravind Jagannathan headshot

Aravind Jagannathan

VP, Single-Family Chief Data Officer

Freddie Mac

Bojan Duric headshot

Bojan Duric

Chief Data Officer

City of Virginia Beach

Shan Collins headshot

Shan Collins

Chief Digital Transformation Officer

Nestle USA

Shivanku Misra headshot

Shivanku Misra

Vice President, User Engagement & Retention

Gannett

For many organizations, decision-making has long stemmed from gut experience. But now with a plethora of data available, the enterprise must adopt a data-centric culture to remain competitive with digital natives.

Join this keynote as a panel of your peers discuss:

•Boosting data literacy and democratize data throughout the enterprise

•Promoting a top-down approach from leadership in driving a data-driven culture

•Tracking progress on a successful data strategy while innovating along the way

1:05pm - 1:20pm  Break

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Breakout Session

All the Way to the Top — Data Dexterity in the C-Suite

Kushagra Arora headshot

Kushagra Arora

Chief Digital, Data and Analytics Officer, Darden School of Business

University of Virginia

Jay Como headshot

Jay Como

Chief Data Officer, Finance

Silicon Valley Bank

While data and analytics strategies continue to become key players in accelerating the growth of an organization, now is the crucial time to make sure leaders in C-suite roles can read and communicate data in context.  Join this fireside chat as two of your peers discuss their mission to educate and create a data literate leadership team.


Join this interactive discussion are your peers discuss: 

  • Assessing the maturity of data literacy amongst the C-Suite
  • Overcoming obstacles faced at the start of their data literacy journeys
  • Using tools to increase D&A strategy understanding amongst the board

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Executive Boardroom

The Shift — Moving from Raw Data to Impactful Insights

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Jerry Hartanto

AI Strategist and Evangelist

Dataiku

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Shanen Smith

Finance Data Office Head of Risk, Governance, and Controls

Silicon Valley Bank

With the rise of data collection, analytics has become one of the biggest drivers of business value. However, an analytics program is only as good as the workflows underneath it. With the help of machine learning algorithms, AI systems can automatically analyze data and uncover hidden trends, patterns, and insights that can be used by data and analytics teams to make data driven decisions.

Join this interactive session to discuss:

• Building human-centric AI models

• Strategies to communicate the value of quality data to the business

• Empower stakeholders with tools to make innovative fact-based decisions

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: 

Monica Podolsky at monica.podolsky@evanta.com

1:20pm - 2:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Sharing is Caring- Leveraging Data Through Democratization

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Srini Nanduri

VP, Head of Enterprise Data Analytics

Advance Auto Parts

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Daniel Chaddock

Chief Data Officer

Gartner

When you have the right data at the right time, insights lead to new opportunities for business leaders. But how do you structure the workforce to collect and capitalize on these insights? Learn how data and analytics leaders are leveraging data sharing within their organizations to foster collaboration, innovation and growth to forge ahead in a data-centric culture.

Join this roundtable session to discuss:

  • Transitioning a siloed operating model into a culture of data-sharing

  • Leveraging data for internal & external company growth

  • Improving business outcomes


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 CxOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Monica Podolsky at monica.podolsky@evanta.com

May 4, 2022 - afternoon

2:05pm - 2:40pm  Networking Break

2:10pm - 2:35pm  Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a one-on-one setting through Evanta’s Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

2:40pm - 3:15pm  Keynote

Stress Management Strategies for Effective Leadership

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Oluyinka Ajirotutu

Stress Management & Lifestyle Change Expert

Oluyinka Speaks

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), there are an unprecedented number of employees struggling with stress and mental health concerns that negatively impact their work and home life. The skill of stress management is more important than ever for leaders to motivate and support their teams effectively while sustaining personal wellbeing.

Join this interactive keynote to:

  • Understand the critical role leaders play regarding stress management that can improve employee morale, retention and productivity
  • Learn key strategies to reduce stress, overcome burnout and develop resilience in the face of challenges
  • Develop a comprehensive stress management plan that will result in long-term wellbeing and enhanced quality of life

3:15pm - 3:45pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

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Location


Venue & Accommodation

Marriott Marquis Washington DC
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A block of rooms has been reserved at the Marriott Marquis Washington DC at a reduced conference rate. Reservations should be made online or by calling 1-202-824-9200.

Deadline to book using the discounted room rate of $429 USD (plus tax) is April 15, 2022.

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

Monica Podolsky

Program Manager

+19712303514

monica.podolsky@evanta.com