Atlanta CDO 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 CDOs 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:

Programs

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

Insights

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

Connections

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 CDOs today.

  1. Expanding digital business & accelerating value creation
  2. Influencing culture & collaboration with governance
  3. Orchestrating change & empowering real-time decisions

Atlanta CDO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

James Bolles

Southern Company
Director, Enterprise Solutions COEs

Snorwlor “Sno” Bropleh

Habitat For Humanity International
Global Director for Operations - Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter

Vijay Gandapodi

Reynolds American
Head of IT - Data, Reporting, Analytics

Diwakar Goel

BlackRock Inc
Global Head of Data Platform and Solutions

Rajeev Kapur

Kimberly-Clark Corporation
VP Commercial Transformation

Sesha Madapoosi

NCR
Exec Director, Data & Analytics Products

Karthikeyan Ramasamy

Georgia-Pacific
Vice President - AI Product Development & Strategy

Kenneth Viciana

TSYS
VP, Global Data & Analytics Products

Members

Jeff Afonso

Elavon
SVP, Global Data Management

Minoo Agarwal

RTI International
Sr. Director, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Gregory Brown

UPS
Vice President of the Global Advanced Technology Group

Anthony Canitano

Comcast
Senior Director, Business Analytics - Enterprise Data Science

Ningyu Chen

Inspire Brands
SVP, Digital Technology and Enterprise Data

Colin Coleman

Inspire Brands
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Marcy Cunningham

IHG
Director, Information Governance

Krish Das

Ulta
VP, Enterprise Data Office

Rashu Garg

Wells Fargo
Head of Enterprise Data Strategy and Simplification

Marsal Gavalda

Square
Head of Machine Learning, Commerce Platform

Sudipto Ghose

Equifax
VP, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Melanie Hildebrandt

WestRock
Vice President - Enterprise Systems & Development

Dharika Hopkins

First Advantage
Director, Information Governance

Marc Hunt

Chick-fil-A
Director of Data Services, Enterprise Analytics

Mark Jackson

Piedmont Healthcare
Executive Director of Business Intelligence

Dennis Jensen

Republic National Distributing Company
Vice President, Enterprise Information Management

Santosh Kudva

GE Power
Chief Data Officer & CIO-Finance/HR

Farukh Lakhani

Essilor of America
Sr. Director Sales Analytics and Operations

Sylvester Morgan

Cummins
Executive Director, Enterprise Data Management

Mustafa Nisar

The Home Depot
Head of Data and Analytics Strategy

Brandie Szuda

MagMutual
Chief Data Officer

Meenakshi Thanikachalam

Ally
Head of Data & Analytics, Strategy, Architecture

Siva Thiyagasamudram

Mohawk Industries
Senior Director - Data and Insights

Avinash Tripathi

University of Phoenix
Vice President of Analytics - Marketing Analytics and Marketing Sciences

Binu Varghese

Carrier
Data & Analytics CTO, Global Data, Analytics & AI Leader

“In the past couple of months, Houston virtual CDO events have been a fantastic source of communication and networking with peers. Covid-19 has thrown us a lot of social challenges, but thanks to Evanta and their conscientious efforts, virtual boardrooms and roundtables are here to stay.”

DR. ASHWANI DEV, DIGITAL AND DATA SCIENCE OFFICER
HALLIBURTON

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

September 22, 2022 | 1 hour

Atlanta CDO Virtual Town Hall

Leading with Data — Propelling Organizational Success

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

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IN-PERSON

December 7, 2022 | 1 day

Atlanta CDO Executive Summit

The Whitley

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

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