CDO Vision

Featured Speakers in this track include:

CDO Vision is the place to get informed perspective on leading your organization's Data Strategy in this complex world.

  • Attendance exclusively by senior information executives
  • Cross-industry and cross-disciplinary approach
  • One third presentation, one third discussion, one third networking
  • Conversations led by skilled professional moderators
  • Exclusive executive dinner and reception
  • Optional workshops available



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08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
The CDO's Top 10 Surprises of a Successful Enterprise Data Office James Tyo, BB&T
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Getting Data Strategy to Support Business Goals Liz Rowe, State of New Jersey
  The Key to Funding Data Initiatives: What CDOs Can Learn From Suckerfish Theresa Kushner, VMware
  Data Innovation and Digital Transformation at SAP Maria C Villar, SAP America, Inc.
01:15 PM - 03:00 PM
Innovating in a Hybrid Data Environment Shawn Rogers, Dell Software
  Rethinking Your Data Infrastructure for Real-Time Opportunity Brian Crook, Verve Mobile
  The CDO Stack - Using Technology to Enable Strategy Maksim Pecherskiy, City of San Diego
  AI is About to Reshape the Workplace and Your Organization's Data Strategy Steve Ardire, Startup Advisor
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Capability-Oriented Data and Analytics Strategy Jeff Gentry, Argo Group
  Data Science Thinking for the Evolving Plethora of Applications Ilkay Altinas, San Diego Supercomputer Center
  Leading Indicators of Big Data Success Kumar Srivastava, Bank of New York, Silicon Valley Innovation Center
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Getting in Front on Data Quality Thomas Redman, Data Quality Solutions
  Data Governance as a Force Multiplier Michael Servaes, British Army
  Creating a Culture of Information Literacy Jason Fishbain, University of Wisconsin
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
What CEOs Really Want From CDOs - And How to Deliver on It Cortnie Abercrombie, IBM
  Breaking Old Data Paradigms Anthony J. Algmin, Uturn Data Solutions
  Mapping Roles and Structure to Organizational Needs for Ongoing Success Linda Powell, CFPB
Peter Aiken, Data Blueprint
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Data Debt: A Powerful Metric for Sustaining EIM and DG John Ladley, First San Francisco Partners
  What's Your Data Worth? John Akred, Silicon Valley Data Science
  Taking a Statistical Approach to Data Valuation Reuben James Vandeventer, Data Clairvoyance
  Emerging Data Liability Issues William Tanenbaum, Arent Fox LLP
04:15 PM - 05:30 PM
Using Data Without Losing Your Soul Karla Carter, Bellevue University
  Changing a City with Data Science and Story Telling Ben Wellington, I Quant NY