Boston CDAO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CDAOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:


Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.


Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CDAOs approach similar challenges.


Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CDAOs today.

  1. Structuring Data Governance to Improve the Digital Enterprise
  2. Fostering a Culture of Data Literacy and Analytics-Based Decision Making
  3. Data Sharing — Driving Business Value Through Access & Collaboration

Boston CDAO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Boston CDAO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CDAOs, for CDAOs.


Adam Fox

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co
Head of Data

Matt Griffiths

Stanley Black & Decker
Vice President, Data-Driven Transformation

Shahidul Mannan

Bon Secours Mercy Health


Alex Aronov

Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Executive Director and Head of Data Science

Himanshu Arora

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts Inc
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Leo Barella

VP, Chief Technology Officer

Aurelie Bergugnat

Schneider Electric
Chief Data Officer

Crissy Carcamo

Commonwealth Care Alliance
Sr. Business Intelligence Director - Regulatory Reporting, Data Governance & Delivery

Michal Cenkl

Director of Innovation and Experimentation

Stephen Coleman

National Grid
Vice President, Head of Data & Reporting

Nava Cretu-Kessel

National Grid
Head of Chief Customer Data Office / Data Strategy & Transformation

Lisa DeCubellis

SVP, Corporate Strategy and Head of Data, Digital and Innovation

Kamal Distell

Toyota Motor North America
VP, Head of Data Analytics and Data Science

Joshua Glastein

Berkshire Residential Investments
Chief Information and Technology Officer

Julie Greenway

Sr. Director IT Data Analytics

Prasad Gunda

The Travelers Companies Inc
AVP, Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics

Jerry Gupta

Swiss Re America Holding Corporation
Senior Vice President, Digital Catalyst

Eli Hauser

Dassault Systemes
Strategic Planning

Michelle Hoiseth

General Manager

Andrew Jacobus

VP, Limeade Institute

Kiran Kodali

Head of R&D Data Strategy and Governance & Data Foundations

Tomek Kozdrowicz

VP, Enterprise Architecture & Strategy, IT

Brent Mahan

Sr Director, Data & Analytics Enablement

Suresh Martha

EMD Serono
Head of Data Driven Innovations & Analytics

Laura McElhinney

Horizon Media
Chief Data Officer

Jonathan McGee

Global Head of Investment Analytics & Delivery

Matt Pickering

Converse Inc
Director, Marketing Technology & Consumer Sensing

Dan Power

State Street
Former Managing Director, Data Governance

Vitaly Shusterov

Executive Director – Architecture, Data & Innovation

Sunpreet Singh

Head of Customer Experience and Service Strategy

Niren Sirohi

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Head of Clinical, Operations & Business Analytics

Tarun Sood

American Century Investments
Chief Data Officer

Brendan Sullivan

Head of Data Literacy

Prem Swaroop

Chief Data Scientist

Isa Terzi

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
Senior Vice President, Head of Data and Analytics

Dan Wulin

Head of Data

Upcoming Programs


June 28, 2023 | 1 hour

Boston CDAO Town Hall

Boston CDAO Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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August 17, 2023 | 1 hour

Boston CDAO Town Hall

Boston CDAO Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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