Southern California CDO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CDOs in the Southern California 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

Southern California CDO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Mike Burkes

Ultra Mobile
VP, Enterprise Information Management (CDO)

Tom Mullen

Riverside County, CA
Chief Data Officer

André Vargas

CAA-GBG Global Brand Management Group
Chief Data Officer

Members

Meetali Agarwal

Pacific Life Insurance
Director, Enterprise Data

Seiji Akiyama

AAA National
Vice President

Stephen Alford

Worldwide Environmental
CIO & CISO

Richard Battersby

AEG Worldwide
VP, BI & Analytics

David Buckholtz

Sony
SVP, Head of End User Capability

Chuck Chekuri

Skygen USA
Director, Innovation Lab

Kenny Choy

Inland Empire Health Plan
Director, Head of Healthcare Data Science

Hovannes Daniels

Kaiser Permanente
VP, Chief Data Officer

Ibrahim Debbagh

Verizon Media
Head of Data & Analytics - Verizon Media Platforms

Brian Docili

Technicolor
VP, Enterprise Applications

Stephan Erberich

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Chief Data Officer

Michael Fein

Rogers & Cowan PMK
SVP, Analytics & Integrated Strategies

Rich Fox

Qdoba Restaurant Corporation
VP, Analytics & Finance

Brad Furukawa

Northrop Grumman
VP, Corporate Data & CTO

Christine Gambino

County of San Diego
Chief Data Officer

Hanoz Gandhi

Creative Channel
Chief Analytics Officer & EVP, Strategy

Hans Ghekiere

Aramark
Sr. Director, Enterprise Architecture & Innovation

John Gim

RAPP
SVP, Marketing Sciences

Jay Gimple

Confie
Vice President, Data Services

Mark Greninger

Los Angeles County, CA
Chief Data Officer

Zane Hall

Maxim Integrated Products
Executive Director, IT

Martin Hosseini

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Head of Enterprise Information Management

Punnoose Isaac

Spokeo
VP, BI & Analytics

Nathan Janos

System1
Chief Data Officer

Kiran Kanetkar

PETCO Animal Supplies
Sr. Director of Data and Analytics

Brian Kleber

Farmers Insurance
AVP, Head of Customer Data & Privacy

Johnson Kosgei

SAG-AFTRA
Director, Data Engineering & Analytics

Stephanie Madison

University of California - Office of the President
Chief Quality, Data Analytics, Performance Management, Knowledge Management & PMO Officer

Rebecca Maffei

PETCO Animal Supplies
VP, IT Data & Analytics

Mohammed Mahbouba

Radiology Partners
Chief Data Officer

Rajesh Marar

Ingram Micro
Executive Director, Cloud

Rajeev Mehrotra

LegalZoom
Director, Head of Data Engineering & Analytics

Ashwani Muir

CareMore Health
Sr. Dir., Health Systems & Analytics

Eva Pereira

City of Los Angeles, CA
Deputy Chief Data Officer

Prachi Priya

Team One
Chief Data Officer

Sarath Ramaswami

Fox Corporation
SVP, Data Products

Joni Rolenaitis

Experian
VP, BIS Data Development & Chief Data Officer

Joe Rossi

Western Digital Corporation
Global Sr. Director, Big Data and Analytics

Eric Schmirler

KARL STORZ Endoscope
Global Head, Performance & Analytics

Mike Thompson

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Executive Director of Enterprise Data Intelligence

Max Trichet

Capital Group
VP, Data Governance

Bruce Yen

Guess
VP, Retail Applications

“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 Programs

November 10, 2021

Southern California CDO Virtual Town Hall

Southern California CDO Virtual Town Hall

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

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