Toronto 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

Toronto CDAO Governing Body

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


Allie Grassie

Co-operators Insurance and Financial Services
Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Global Banking and Markets

Della Shea

Chief Data Governance and Privacy Officer

Eugene Wen

Vice President, Group Advanced Analytics


Mike Branch

Vice President, Data & Analytics

Joe Greenwood

Vice President, Data Strategy - North America

Jessica Jolly

Biopharma Executive, Data Strategy and Governance

James Ki

Canada Life
Vice President, Data & Analytics

Milan Kliska

Cadillac Fairview
Senior Director, Data, Platforms and Integration

Daniel Liu

Senior Vice President, Head of Risk Analytics and Reporting, Operational Risk Management

Margaret Ma

VP, Technology

Patrick McCleary

TD Bank Group
AVP - Rahona Cloud Migration

Andrew Miller

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
Chief Data Officer

Caroline Morissette

McCain Foods
Vice President Digital & Data

Anand Persaud

TELUS Health
Director, Health Data Governance & Enablement

Adele Pugliese

BentallGreenOak BGO
VP Data Strategy, Innovation and Analytics

Venky Rajaraman

Vice President Data Platform

Cal Rosen

SGI Canada
Chief Data Officer

Dr. Shweta Shah

Sun Life
Head Global Data Architecture

Ferial Sheybani

Colliers International
VP, Head of Technology & Data

Aida Tahiri

Senior Director, Enterprise Data and Analytics, Enterprise Data Office Chair

Liben Terrefe

Haventree Bank
Director, Business Intelligence

Osgood Vogler

Global Director - Enterprise Platforms

Irfan Waheed

CPP Investments
Managing Director, Data Solutions & Analysis, Technology & Data

Upcoming Programs


June 29, 2023 | 1 hour

Toronto CDAO Town Hall

Data and AI – Driving Value for Your Organization

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

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August 24, 2023 | 1 hour

Toronto CDAO Town Hall

Toronto CDAO Town Hall

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

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September 21, 2023 | 1 hour

Toronto CDAO Town Hall

Toronto CDAO Town Hall

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

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December 2023 | 1 day

Toronto CDAO Executive Summit

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

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