Dallas CDAO Community


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Join a powerful network of C-level 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 best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Dallas CDAO Governing Body


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

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Aamer Charania

Best Buy
Head of Applied Machine Learning

Jayadev Gopinath

DraftKings
SVP of Data Engineering & Data Science

Murali Kallem

Salesforce
Head of Office of Data

Sonia Khosla

Globe Life
SVP, Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Sanjeev Kumar

Gainwell
Vice President, Data Analytics & AI

Mano Mannoochahr

Travelers
SVP, Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Suzi Myers

Conduent
Head of Enterprise Business Intelligence

Mark Nance

American Fidelity Corporation
Chief Data Officer

Phanii Pydimarri

Health Care Service Corporation
Head of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships

Latheef Syed

Verizon
Vice President Data Products & Governance for Data & Analytics/ AI.

Governing Body Members

Lak Ayyar

Santander Consumer USA
Head of Data Platforms & Architecture

Sankar Bala

KPMG
Managing Director, Deal Advisory & Strategy

Monish Balasundaram

Amazon
Head of Analytics

Prashanth Brahmandam

Meta
Global Head of Strategy, Technology & Analytics

Brandon Brown

Vital Energy
Vice President & CIO

Antonio Carbajal

iHeartMedia
VP, Data Science

Amberle Carter

State of Texas - Texas Department of Health & Human Services
Chief Data & Analytics Officer - CPS

Marcelo Casas

GM Financial
Chief Data Science Officer

Jason Clark

McKesson
Sr. Director, Strategic Technology Transformation

Jennifer Dahl

The Clorox Company
Executive Director , Enterprise Master Data and Governance

Mansi Deshpande

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
CDO

Ibrahim Itani

Marathon Petroleum
Head of Analytics and lnnovation

Atul Jain

Verizon
Head of AI/ML and Data Platform Engineering and Ops

Jason Jue

USAA
IT Technical Director - Insurance Architecture

Shrikanth Kannan

Rent-A-Center
Sr. Director Data Services

Pankaj Kenjale

Mavenir
Group VP - AI, Analytics and Data R&D

Livia Kessler

Bon Secours Mercy Health
Head of Analytics Delivery

Vino Kingston

Lockheed Martin
Head of Data Platforms & Technologies, Sr. Manager

Naren Kumar

Exeter Finance
EVP, Chief Data Officer

Farukh Lakhani

Essilor of America
Sr. Director Sales Analytics and Operations

Amar Lingam

CDW
Head of Enterprise Advanced Analytics & Data Science/AI

Sri Mandavilli

Avantor
Vice President - Global Digital & Data Analytics

Manish Motiramani

Medtronic
Director, Analytics & Insights, Global Operation

Justin Nguyen

Chewy
Head of CS Data Engineering and Analytics

Charan Randhawa

At Home
Vice President, Data & Analytics Pricing Strategy

Nick Reddy

Baylor Scott & White Health
Chief Digital Officer

Jayesh Shah

McKesson
VP of Digital Transformation

Chintan Shah

National Veterinary Associates
Vice President - Data and Analytics

Seemit Sheth

USAA
Executive Management, Data Science

Zul Sidi

Bank of America
Head of Data & Analytics-Retail, Preferred & Wealth Management

Shri Prakash Singh

McAfee
Head of Data Science and analytics

Harveer Singh

Western Union
Chief Data Architect & Global Head of Data

Vivek Thakral

Raytheon Technologies
Executive IT - Strategy & Transformation

James Varkey

Citigroup
Head of Master Data Governance, Director


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

  1. Foster a Strong Data and Analytics Function Through Leadership and Influence
  2. Restructuring Data Strategy and Governance to Responsibly Deploy Generative AI
  3. Enhance Data Literacy Across the Organization to Drive Business Value

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

June 11, 2024 | 1 day

Dallas CDAO Executive Summit

Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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IN-PERSON

September 2024 | an evening

Dallas CDAO Inner Circle

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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