New York CDAO Community


Join a powerful network of C-level 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 best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

New York CDAO Governing Body

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

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Andrew Foster

M&T Bank
Chief Data Officer

Eric Hirschhorn

BNY Mellon
Chief Data Officer

Jodi Morton

Global and U.S. Chief Data Officer

Kalyani Sekar

Chief Data Officer, SVP, AI & Data

Gaurav Shah

Global Head of Data & Analytics for Consumer Healthcare

Joay Singhal

VP, Head of Data Enablement for Enterprise AI Solutions

JoAnn Stonier

Mastercard Fellow of Data & AI

Kendell Timmers

New York Times
SVP, Head of Data and Insights Group

Pawan Verma

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Chief Data Officer

Governing Body Members

Ajaz Akhtar

Head of Data & Analytics

Elena Alikhachkina, PhD

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
CDO, Digital & Data Analytics Executive

Bala Ayyar

Société Générale
Chief Data Officer, SG Americas

Reena Bajaj

Munich Re
Head of Data & AI, North America

John Baker

Merck & Co.
Executive Director, Manufacturing Data and Analytics

Dror Barber

JPMorgan Chase
CAO Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Ashish Bhatnagar

Bank of America
Data Technology Executive

Dora Boussias

Senior Director, Data Strategy & Architecture

Krishna Cheriath

VP, Head of Digital, Data and Analytics

Roseann Chu

Head of Digital Innovation & AI

Ceci Dones

Columbia Business School
Adjunct Professor

Ami Doshi

New York Power Authority
Head of Data Governance and Quality

CG Garikapati

Mars Veterinary Health
Head of Data & Analytics, NA

Oliver Gomes

Fox Corporation
VP, Analytics & Strategy

Janos Hajagos

SUNY - Stony Brook University
Chief of Data Analytics

Moin Haque

International Flavors & Fragrances
Head, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Tembi Hommes

Arup Group Limited
Global Chief Data Officer

Adam Houhoulis

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
VP & Director, Data Management Office

Alexander Izaguirre

Weill Cornell Medical College
Chief Data Officer

Remzil Jacob

Chief Data Officer

Dan Klein

VP of Cognitive Services

Rahul Lath

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc
Senior VP, Data Science & Engineering

Jean-Christophe Lionti

Mizuho Financial Group
Managing Director, Chief Data Officer

Xingchu Liu

Chief Commercial Analytics Officer

Charu Mehta

Head of Data Product

Anurag Minocha

Webster Bank
Head of Regulatory and M&A Data Strategy

Abhishek Mittal

Wolters Kluwer
VP, Data and Opex

Chitra Narasimhachari

Gilead Sciences
Vice President, Global Data Insights and Analytics

Jacklyn Osborne

BNY Mellon
Risk & Finance Data Officer

Kyle Pudenz, DBA

SVP, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Tom Quinlan

Apple Bank
First Vice President, Head of Data Governance

Prasanna Ramaswamy

CPP Investments
Head of Technology & Data

Brian Richardi

Head of Finance Data Science

Alex Rosenthal

Global Data Management

Diana Schildhouse

Chief Analytics & Insights Officer

Bidisha Sen

Bayada Home Health Care
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Sophie Sergeenko

Head of Data Analytics, US

Vijay Venkatesan

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Jim Young

Global Chief Data Officer

Risë Zaiser

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
US Chief Data Officer

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

  1. Foster a Strong Data and Analytics Function Through Leadership and Influence
  2. Restructuring Data Strategy and Governance to Responsibly Deploy Generative AI
  3. Enhance Data Literacy Across the Organization to Drive Business Value

Upcoming Programs


June 13, 2024 | 1 hour

New York CDAO Town Hall

Harness the Last Mile of Data Delivery to Unleash Value

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

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July 24, 2024 | 1 hour

New York CDAO Town Hall

New York CDAO Town Hall

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

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August 22, 2024 | 1 hour

New York CDAO Town Hall

New York CDAO Town Hall

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

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September 25, 2024 | an evening

New York CDAO Inner Circle

Friedmans Restaurant- Battery Park

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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November 12, 2024 | 1 day

New York CDAO Executive Summit

Etc.venues at 360 Madison

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

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