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2021 Speakers

Adita Karkera, State of Arkansas

Adita Karkera has over 20 years’ experience in business and information technology. She has a proven record of successes in implementing data...

Adrián Quilis, Mercado Libre

Adrián Quilis is the Business Intelligence Sr Director at Mercado Libre. In this role, he is responsible for developing an analytical culture...

Alexander Erofeev, Gazprom Neft

Alexander Erofeev is a data governance professional with more than 15 years of experience in 3 industries - telco, banking and oil&gas....

Alexander Hanff, Amari.ai Inc

Alexander Hanff is a globally respected privacy expert and advocate for privacy and data ethics. He has a uniquely diverse background in computer...

Aliyu Aziz, Integrated Engineering Associates

Engr. Aliyu Aziz Abubakar has over 30 years of post qualification experience in engineering, Information Technology, and management spanning both public and...

Ashish Verma, Deloitte

Ashish Verma is the Data and Analytics Modernization Market Offering US and Global leader of Deloitte Consulting’s Analytics and Cognitive practice that...

Cardinal Monsignor Vincenzo Paglia, The Vatican

Vincenzo Paglia (born 20 April 1945) is an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is President of the Pontifical Academy for Life and...

Cathy Doss, Federal Reserve Bank

Cathy Doss joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond as Chief Data Officer in 2018. In this inaugural role at the Bank,...

Cecilia Orellana-Rojas, Ph.D., Strategy & Research National Diversity Council

Cecilia Orellana-Rojas joined the National Diversity Council (NDC) in 2013 as vice president of strategy and research. In this role, she provides...

Douglas Laney, Symposium Co-Director, West Monroe

Doug Laney is the Data & Analytics Strategy Innovation Fellow at West Monroe where he consults to business, data, and analytics leaders...

Dr. Michael Stonebraker, MIT CSAIL

Michael Stonebraker is an adjunct professor at MIT CSAIL and a database pioneer who specializes in database management systems and data integration....

Grant Gilkerson, 84.51

Grant Gilkerson currently leads a team of more than 20 data scientists who deliver recommender systems and customer insights to Kroger’s e-commerce...

Ivan Herrero Bartolome, Intercorp

Ivan currently serves as the Chief Data Officer at Intercorp, a Peruvian corporation operating in retail, entertainment, finance, education and healthcare, leading...

Jeanette Mumbeck, 84.51

Jeanette Mumbeck is the manager for the 84.51° Science Function – a group dedicated toward longer-term research and development. Her area covers...

Jeffrey Giles, Sandhill Consultants

Jeffrey Giles is Principal Architect at Sandhill Consultants. He has over 15 years’ experience in information technology and is a recognized Data...

John Bottega, EDM Council

John Bottega is a senior data management strategist and executive with over 38 years of experience in the finance industry.  Over his...

John Talburt, UA Little Rock

John R. Talburt, PhD, IQCP, CDMP is the Acxiom Chair of Information Quality, Coordinator of the Computer and Information Sciences PhD Program,...

Jose Murillo, Grupo Financiero Banorte

Jose Murillo established and leads the Analytics Business Unit at Banorte –the second largest financial group in Mexico. His group has been...

Kjersten Moody, Prudential Financial

Kjersten Margaret Moody is Chief Data Officer at Prudential Financial responsible for the enterprise data and analytics function including the enterprise data...

Maria Villar, SAP

Maria C Villar has over 25 years of experience as a Chief Data Officer responsible for building enterprise data management organizations from...

Mark E. Krzysko, Department of Defense

Mark E. Krzysko serves in ASD(A)/AE/AD&A as the Principal Deputy Director and is in charge of Enterprise Information. In this senior leadership...

Mark Johnson, Fusion Alliance

Mark I Johnson is Executive Director of Client Solutions – Cincinnati Market, and Strategic Data Management & Analytics Executive at Fusion Alliance. ...

Michael Conlin, US Department of Defense

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

Mikitaka Hayashi, DAMA-Asia

32 years of Professional Experiences and Knowledges in Information Management in various fields such as Database, System Architecture, Requirement Analysis and Project...

Nino Letteriello, FIT Group & DAMA

Internationally recognised Data Management expert and advisor, recipient of various awards including the DAMA International Excellence Award 2020, DATAIQ Top 100 Most...

Oyedokun Ayodeji Oyewole, IIM and IUIM

Founder and President of the Institute of Information Management (IIM) Africa and the International University of Information Management (IUIM). Oyedokun is a...

Peggy Tsai, BigID

Peggy Tsai is currently Vice President of Data Solutions at BigID. BigID is an advanced AI data discovery platform that helps enterprises...

Peter Aiken, Virginia Commonwealth University

Peter Aiken, an acknowledged Data Management (DM) authority, is an Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, President DAMA International, and Associate Director...

Ram Kumar, Cigna

Ram Kumar is the Chief Data and Analytics Officer of Cigna’s International Markets where he is responsible for driving data and analytics...

Randy Bean, New Vantage Partners

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 Y. Wang, Founder & Director, MITCDOIQ Program

Richard Y. Wang is Director of the MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality (CDOIQ) Program. He is a pioneer and leader in...

Robert Audet, Guidehouse

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

Robert Lutton, Symposium Co-Director, Sandhill Consultants

Robert Lutton, runs Sandhill Consultants North America and had been directly responsible for creating an organization that delivers technology, service, products and...

Sadie Lawrence, Women in Data

Sadie St. Lawrence is the Founder and Executive Director of Women in Data, an international non-profit organization focused on increasing diversity in...

Scott Harrison, Parkland Health and Hospital System

Scott Harrison is the Vice President of Enterprise Data Services/Chief Data Officer at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, Texas.  He...

Stewart Bond, IDC

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

Tracy Daniels, Truist

Tracy Daniels is the Chief Data Officer for Truist. In this role, Daniels leads the Truist team dedicated to enterprise capabilities of...

Usama Fayyad, Open Insights, OODA Health, Inc.

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

Wayne Eckerson, Eckerson Group

Wayne Eckerson is an internationally recognized thought leader in business intelligence and analytics who thinks critically, writes clearly, and presents persuasively about...

Wesley Rhodes, Kroger

Wesley Rhodes is the VP of Research & Development and Technology Transformation for Kroger.  Wesley is responsible to provide a pipeline of...