San Francisco CDO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the San Francisco community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

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

  1. Embedding D&A in business strategy and results
  2. Reengineering decision-making across the business
  3. Scaling a data-first culture

San Francisco CDO Governing Body

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


Steffin Harris

Microsoft Corporation
Corporate Vice President, Global Head of Data Science & Analytics

Shadaab Kanwal

Charles Schwab
Executive Leader for Digital, Data, and Analytics Services

Christopher Paskins

Western Digital Corporation
Global Head of Enterprise Data Governance & Data Quality

Diana Wolcott

Experian Health
SVP CDO, NA Decision Analytics


Raghu Achar

Executive Director, Pharma Supply Chain, Manufacturing & G&A

Ashwin Aravindakshan

University of California - Davis
Academic Director, Masters of Science in Business Analytics

Hernán Asorey

Microsoft Corporation
Chief Data Officer, Worldwide Commercial Software Engineering

Ramnik Bajaj

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Patrick Bangert

Samsung SDS
VP of Artificial Intelligence

Stephane Bourles

Brain Balance

Ken Calhoon

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Vice President, Data Analytics

Brady Cole

Bank of the West
Chief Data Officer

Aaron Crews

Littler Mendelson
Chief Data Analytics Officer

Cara Dailey

Silicon Valley Bank
Chief Data Officer

Mike DeCesaris

Cornerstone Research
Principal and Director of Data Analytics

June Dershewitz

Head of Data Strategy - Amazon Music

David Dobbs

Hawaii Medical Service Association
Vice President, Health Data Integration and Analytics

Mark Dunning

VP, Analytics & Data Science

Les Fondy

VP, Worldwide IT

Shanthi Iyer


Meenal Iyer

Tailored Brands
Sr. Director, Enterprise Analytics & Data

Romit Jadhwani

Head of Growth Analytics, Data Science and Business Intelligence

Sham Kashikar

Global Head of Data Management

Manesh Kitanhoth

Willis Towers Watson
Sr. Director, EDW & Business Intelligence

Vijay Kotu

VP of Analytics

Jonas Kriks

ATEL Capital Group

Adam Leary

CBS Interactive
VP, Applied Machine Learning Group

George Leng

Global Head of Data & Analytics

Uwe Liebetrau

Bio-Rad Laboratories
Head of IT Strategy and Operations

Manjula Mahajan

Director, BI and Data Analytics

Azadeh Moghtaderi
VP of Data Science & Analytics

Cindy Muscio

VP Data Platform, Services & MarTech

William Neil

First Republic Bank
VP Client Data and Data Architecture

Brad Pflum

Head of Data Science

Srinivasan Rangaswamy

Global Head, Advanced Analytics & Data Science

Barkha Saxena

Chief Data Officer

Amit Sethi
Vice President of Data

Greg Siino

University of California - Davis
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Business Intelligence

Harinder Singh

Director, Data Strategy & Governance

Ashok Srivastava

SVP & Chief Data Officer

Hemang Timbadia

Global Head of Payments Data Engineering & Analytics

Prasad Uddaraju

First Republic Bank
Deputy Chief Data Officer

Tara Vaishnav

General Mills
VP, Tech Strategy, Innovation, & Architecture

Jeremy Welland

Global Head of Data Science & Analytics

Jeff Wright

VP, Business Strategy & Operation

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Upcoming Programs

In-person Programs

December 15, 2021

San Francisco CDO Executive Summit

Parc 55

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

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Virtual Programs

November 4, 2021

San Francisco CDO Virtual Boardroom

Modernize Your Data Warehouse to Unlock Business Value

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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