Southern California 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

Southern California CDAO Governing Body

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


Meetali Agarwal

Fidelity Investments
Vice President, Analytics & Insights

Mike Burkes

Ultra Mobile
SVP, Enterprise Information Management (CDO)

Prachi Priya

Team One
Chief Data Officer

Matt Smith

Microsoft Corporation
Chief Data Officer - West Enterprise Operating Unit


Seiji Akiyama

AAA National
Chief Data Officer & VP

Stephen Alford

Worldwide Environmental

Lokesh Anand

Circle K
Head of Global Data & Analytics Engineering

Phil Bangayan

Principal Data Scientist

Richard Battersby

AEG Worldwide
SVP Data, Analytics & Strategy

Kathi Chandler-Payatt

MGM Studios
Sr Analytics and Sales Strategy Manager

Chuck Chekuri


Subash D'Souza

California State University
Director, Cloud Data Engineering

Hovannes Daniels

Kaiser Permanente
VP, Care Delivery Data & Analytics

Das Dasgupta

Saatchi & Saatchi
(former) Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Ibrahim Debbagh

SVP, Head of Data Analytics and Intelligence Engineering

Brian Docili

VP, Information Technology

Stephan Erberich

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Chief Data Officer

Michael Fein

The Trade Desk
VP, Global Marketing Strategy & Operations

Brad Furukawa

Northrop Grumman
VP, Corporate Data & CTO

Hans Ghekiere

Head of Data Management

John Gim

Omnicom Group
Chief Decision Sciences Officer

Zane Hall

Analog Devices
Executive Director, IT

Martin Hosseini

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Enterprise Analytics, Head of Data Quality & Data Issue Management

Punnoose Isaac

VP and Head of Center for Data and Insights

Kiran Kanetkar

Pendulum Therapeutics
Vice President - Data and Analytics

Brian Kleber

US Head of Data

Seongjoon Koo

Head of Data and Analytics, Global Development Operations

Yiqun (Helen) Li

Eli Lilly and Company
Sr. Director of Digital Transformation

Stephanie Madison

University of California
Chief Quality, Data Analytics, Performance Management, Knowledge Management & PMO Officer

Mohammed Mahbouba

Radiology Partners
Chief Data Officer

Rajeev Mehrotra

Western Dental Services
VP of Business Systems, Engineering, Analytics, & Big Data

Manzoor Mohideen

Pacific Life Insurance
AVP; Head of Data Management - Retirement Division

Carey Moretti

VP, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Eva Pereira

City of Los Angeles, CA
Chief Data Officer

Sreeram Potukuchi

Republic Services
Director, Head of Enterprise Data

Usman Quddoos


Sarath Ramaswami

Fox Corporation
(former) SVP, Data Products

Mike Thompson

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Vice President, Enterprise Data Intelligence

Max Trichet

Capital Group
VP, Data Governance

Zeena Wright

Global Data Governance & Management

Bruce Yen

VP, Retail Applications

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