Governing Body Spotlight

Governing Body Member of the San Francisco CDAO Community

Fauzia Saeed

Vice President, Data Product Strategy & Governance


Fauzia (Foz) Saeed is an accomplished leader in the fields of Data and AI product and innovation management, with an impressive background working with renowned companies such as McKesson, Sun Microsystems, Teradata, Chevron, and ThermoFisher. Her extensive experience in leading strategic initiatives and driving transformative change has positioned her as an asset in the industry. 

Learn more about the San Francisco CDAO community here.

Give us a brief overview of the path that led to your current role.

I have cross industry experience in consulting, oil and gas, tech and life sciences in wider business roles.

What is one of your guiding leadership principles?


With disruption being a key theme of recent years, where do you see the CDAO role going in the next 1-2 years?

I see the role focusing on transformers and its applications.

What advice would you give to someone just starting out as a CDAO?

Listen and find ways to create win-wins.

Tell us 3 fun facts about yourself.

I am an amateur archaeologist, life coach, world traveler.

What is the value of joining an Evanta community? 

The value of Evanta is that it is a peer group with learning opportunities.

Evanta Governing Body members share their insights and leadership perspectives to shape the agendas and topics that address the top priorities impacting business leaders today.

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