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2020 Speakers

Adita Karkera

Adita Karkera has over 20 years’ experience in information technology. Karkera currently serves as a committed deputy chief data officer for the...

Aleksandar Velkoski, PhD

Dr. Velkoski serves as Director of Data Science at the National Association of REALTORS®. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor in...

Ameet Shetty

As McDonald’s first Chief Data Officer, Ameet is helping to define and infuse data across the global enterprise.  He is creating the...

Bob Darin

Bob oversees our enterprise data and data platform strategy, including investments to connect our data internally and externally, to help unlock insights...

Chintan Shah

Chintan Shah is the Vice President of Data Science and Analytics at Hyla Mobile. He leads the Analytics, Data Science, Machine learning...

Danielle Crop

As Chief Data Officer, Danielle Crop is accountable for the responsible usage of American Express’ unique data assets to drive growth and...

Diane Schmidt

Diane Schmidt has more than 25 years of experience in data management with a proven record of successes in developing governance, operations,...

Donna Cotton

Donna Cotton is the Chief Data Officer for the Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office (AFSEO), providing leadership and oversight of architecture development,...

Douglas Laney

Doug Laney is a best-selling author and recognized authority on data and analytics strategy. He advises senior business and information leaders on...

Ed Kelly

Ed Kelly has over 35 years' experience in business and information technology. He currently serves as the Chief Data Officer for the...

Eileen M. Vidrine

Eileen M. Vidrine is the Air Force Chief Data Officer, Headquarters, United States Air Force, Washington, D.C. She develops and implements strategies...

Henna Karna

Henna is AXA XL’s Chief Data Officer and is responsible for its digital & data evolution & transformation. A recognized expert on...

Jay Zaidi

Jay is AlyData’s founder and Managing Partner. He is a highly experienced data management practitioner and CDO Advisor who is passionate about...

Joe Caserta

Joe Caserta is an entrepreneur, technologist and founding President of Caserta. He is one of the most respected data technologists and thought-leaders...

Joe Dos Santos

Joe is responsible for the alignment of business and technology to deploy the 3rd generation of business intelligence at Qlik to enable...

Joseph Zabinski, PhD

Joseph Zabinski, PhD is Director of Data Solutions at OM1, where he leads the commercialization of OM1’s artificial intelligence solutions across the...

Kathryn Darnall Helms

Kathryn Darnall Helms, MSIS, MA, currently serves as Oregon’s inaugural Chief Data Officer, beginning her tenure in January 2019.  Kathryn is currently...

Kevin Jones

Kevin is a results-oriented professional with a documented record of accomplishment of providing innovative and transformative solutions to for all business process...

Keyur Desai

Keyur Desai is the former Chief Data Officer for TD Ameritrade.  With 30 years of expertise in Global Enterprise Data Management, Data...

Krishna Cheriath

Krishna Cheriath is the Chief Data Officer for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company reporting to the CIO. Krishna is responsible for driving the data,...

Lindy Kresl

Lindy Kresl has held a variety of international consulting and management positions with world-class companies such as The Boeing Company, Yahoo!, hp,...

Luk Arbuckle

Luk Arbuckle is Chief Methodologist at Privacy Analytics, providing strategic leadership in how to responsibly use and share data, and innovation into...

Mario Faria

Mario Faria is part of the Gartner Research Board organization, responsible for the Data & Analytics Board, supporting CDOs and D&A Leaders...

Mark E. Krzysko

Mr. Mark Krzysko’s focus is on transforming the way the Department thinks about and uses data related to the business of defense...

Mark Ramsey, Ph.D.

Mark provides advisory services to global organizations in the design and delivery of an ecosystem of best-in-class technologies to deliver production level,...

Michael Conlin

Mr. Conlin has been appointed the first Chief Data Officer of the U.S. Department of Defense. As CDO, Mr. Conlin is responsible...

Nong Li

Nong Li is the CTO and Co-founder of Okera. Nong co-founded Okera in 2016. Prior to that, he led performance engineering for...

Paul Walsh

As Global Director, Consumer Weather Strategy for IBM Services, Paul helps large consumer businesses reimagine how they systemically leverage weather and environmental...

Poonam Soans

Poonam Soans is the Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Director of Application Development for the great state of New Jersey. She studied...

Prashanth Southekal

Prashanth Southekal is the Managing Principal of DBP-Institute (www.dbp-institute.com), a Data Analytics consulting firm. He has consulted for over 50 organizations including...

Randy Bean

Randy Bean is a noted author, speaker, and thought-leader in the field of data-driven business transformation. He is founder and chief executive...

Richard Goldberg

Richard Goldberg is the Managing Director and Chief Data Officer at the Bank of China.  His responsibilities include driving the data governance,...

Robert Audet

Mr. Audet leads Guidehouse’s Data Management Team, and advises federal and commercial CDOs on better managing and leveraging data as an asset....

Robert J. Abate

Robert Abate is the Founder and CDO of Band Jam LLC. Prior, Robert was the VP & CDO Practice Leader at Global...

Shivaji Dasgupta

Shivaji Dasgupta has been with Deutsche Bank since 2018, and is responsible for data strategy, architecture and analytics including AI applications in...

Stewart Bond

Stewart Bond is Research Director of IDC’s Data Integration and Integrity Software service. Mr. Bond’s core research coverage includes watching emerging trends...

Tom Dunlap

Tom Dunlap joined London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) in 2018 as Chief Data Officer (CDO) for the Group and as the Head...

Tom Henry

Tom leads a 50+ person Data and Analytics business unit with the mission of constructing and maintaining a purpose-built information management environment,...

Usama Fayyad

Usama founded Open Insights as a technology and consulting firm in 2008 after leaving Yahoo! to enable enterprises to get value out...