Governing Body Spotlight

Governing Body Member of the Southern California CDAO Community

Neha Purohit

VP, Data Infrastructure Engineering

United Talent Agency

Neha Purohit is the Vice President, Data Infrastructure Engineering at United Talent Agency. With over 20 years of proven expertise in building and reimagining data and analytics platforms, Neha has been instrumental in revolutionizing businesses globally. She has championed the development and implementation of data and analytics products and processes, spanning various domains including Architecture, Platforms and Engineering, Master Data, Enterprise Metrics, Enterprise Data Strategy, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and high-scaled IT frameworks that support organization-wide objectives.

Learn more about the Southern California CDAO community here.

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

With my deep understanding of data systems and a flair for pioneering new solutions, I have carved this path of leading organizations towards a data-driven future.

What is one of your guiding leadership principles?

Continuous learning, demonstrating a commitment to personal and professional growth by seeking opportunities for learning and development.

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

As we are moving from Generative AI to Integrated AI, a focus on disruptive technology for real-time, all-time insights will be the key focus of all C-level executives.

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

Magnify your lens. Question the seemingly ‘impossible’, and achieve beyond your potential.

Tell us 3 fun facts about yourself.

  1. Hiking is my favorite hobby.
  2. Meditation is my way of life.
  3. I am diligent, so I am lucky.

What is the value of joining an Evanta community?

By joining Evanta, I will meet people with shared interests, have social connection, and career advancement opportunities. It is also a platform to attract more females in the data world.

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