Minneapolis 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:


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 CDOs 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 CDOs today.

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

Minneapolis CDO Governing Body

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


Greg Albaugh

Synchrony Financial
Senior Vice President, Data Architecture & Analytics

Sky Ammann

Head of Product Insights

Jayant Dhamne

Chief Data Officer

Saiful Islam

Vice President – Strategic Product and Technology Governance (OptumInsight)

Teri Kaslow

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Head of Enterprise Data & Analytics

Jeremy Lembeck

Land O'Lakes
Director, Data and Analytics

Keith Narr

VP, Chief Data Officer

Tony Peleska

VP and Head of Information Technology and Digital Transformation

Anne Pronschinske

Mayo Clinic
Sr. Director of Operations, Chief of Staff to the CDAO

Ritu Sharma

Securian Financial
Chief Data and Analytics Officer


Anandh Asokan

VP, Head of Enterprise Integration Engineering and Services

Dwayne Beberg

Land O'Lakes
Director, Business Analytics

Eric Bibelnieks

Ascena Retail Group Inc
VP, Marketing Analytics & Data Sciences

Andrew Bingenheimer

U.S. Bank
Business Information Officer - Corporate Technology & Core Banking Systems

Michael Brazys

Allianz Life US
Head of Enterprise Business Intelligence

Pat Brickson

Director, Enterprise Data Systems

Asher Chaudhry

Albertsons Companies
VP Technology - Retail

David Clemens

Sleep Number
Vice President Enterprise Analytics Platforms

Ines Davis

Ameriprise Financial
Vice President Marketing Strategy and Analytics, Information Management and Strategy

Mahadev Dovre Wudali

Ameriprise Financial
VP, Enterprise Data and Analytics

Erik Erickson

Hennepin County
Chief Data Officer

Chris Fitzharris

C.H. Robinson
Senior Director, Data & Analytics

Jeannie Furlan

Mutual of Omaha
VP, Data & Business Intelligence Strategy

Poonam Garg

U.S. Bank
VP Software Engineering

Nancy Garrett

VP, Provider Digitalization

Nait Grave

VP, Data & Analytics

Karla Hillier

Trane Technologies
Director, Decision Science & Advanced Analytics

Song Hou

Wings Financial
Chief Digital, Data and Design Officer

Sravan Kasarla

Chief Data Officer

Sumeer Khosa

VP, Software Engineering

Brad LeBlanc

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Interim CIO

Stephanie Lenzner

Mayo Clinic
Vice Chair, Governance and Engagement

Trent Lezer

Chief Data Officer

Jayme McBride

Vice President, Optum Data Solutions

Tom Moore

Director, Analytics Global Materials Supply Management

Manish Motiramani

Director, Analytics & Insights, Global Operation

Sudhir Nandamuru

Landmark Health
VP, Data Management & Governance

Kapil Narang

Ameriprise Financial
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Brad Paine

CSC ServiceWorks
Chief Digital Officer

Teri Prive

Sr. Director, Advanced Analytics & Reporting, Global Operational Excellence and Transformation

Noelle Rude

Connexus Credit Union
VP of Data & Insights

Ron Schmitz

Great River Energy
Director, Information Services

Matthew Schrag

Delta Air Lines
VP, IT Revenue Technology and Analytics

Ryan Schrupp

U.S. Bank
SVP - Enterprise Analytics and AI

Angie Schulke

Life Time
VP, Applications, Data & BI

Karl Schultz

Prime Therapeutics
Director of Analytics

Rebeccah Stay

Global Leader of Data Science

Brandt Vettel

Metropolitan Council
Data Officer

Jay Wardle

Red Wing Shoes
Director, Enterprise Data Group (EDG) & IT Finance

Heidi Westfall

Global IT Core Data and Analytics, Architecture and Education

QingHui Yuan

Director, Modeling and Data Science

“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.”


Upcoming Programs


August 25, 2022 | 1 hour

Minneapolis CDO Virtual Town Hall

Leading with Data — Propelling Customer Intelligence Success

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

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September 29, 2022 | 1 hour

Minneapolis CDO Virtual Town Hall

Leading with Data — Propelling Organizational Success

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

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