Washington, DC 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

Washington, DC CDAO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Washington, DC 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

Aravind Jagannathan

Freddie Mac
VP, Single-Family Chief Data Officer

Peter Maynard

Guardian Life Insurance
Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Jodi Morton

Global and U.S. Chief Data Officer

Adrianna Steele

Department of Homeland Security - FEMA

Governing Body Members

Naomi Adaniya

Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration
Chief Data Officer

Kushagra Arora

University of Virginia
Chief Digital, Data and Analytics Officer, Darden School of Business

Kevin Bates

Fannie Mae
Chief Data Officer

Kyle Benning

Perdue Farms
Director of Information Management (CDO)

Jonathan Beris

US Navy
Chief Data Officer - Naval Personnel

Delester Brown PhD

National Guard
Chief Data Officer

Ramona Carey

USDA - Forest Service
Mission Area Chief Data Officer

Daniel Chaddock

Chief Data Officer

Jyoti Chawla

Deutsche Bank
CTO and Head of Architecture, CDO

Srinivasa Chetlur

Westinghouse Electric Co
Director of Data Integration and Analytics

Satya Choudary

Credit Suisse
VP, Data & Analytics - Global Head of Cloud Platform, Data Engineering & Mgmt, Data Science & ML/AI

Shan Collins

Nestle USA
Chief Digital Transformation Officer

Cara Dailey

T Rowe Price Group Inc

Bojan Duric

City of Virginia Beach
Chief Data Officer

Zachary Elewitz

Fortune Brands Innovations
Head of AI

Octavio Flores

Nestle USA
Vice President Data & Analytics

Sam Garfield

VP Data Intelligence

Andrea Gibbons

Chief Data Officer

Ankit Goel

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Juan Gorricho

TD Bank Group
Head of Business Intelligence & Data Transformation

Melvin Greer

Chief Data Scientist, Americas

Rajat Gupta

Head Data & Analytics

Scott Hallworth

HP Inc.
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Tyler Jackson

The Carlyle Group
Vice President - Fund Management

Hari Kalahasti

Clark Construction Group
Head of Data & Analytics

Jaime Lees

County of Arlington, VA
Chief Data Officer

Justin Magruder

Chief Data Officer

Nick Minale

Johns Hopkins Healthcare
Data Officer & Sr Director Enterprise Data Management

Jon Minkoff

Federal Communications Commission
CDO, Enforcement Bureau

Shivanku Misra

Vice President, Advanced Analytics

Srini Nanduri

Advance Auto Parts
VP, Head of Enterprise Data Analytics

Pete Palermo

Quanta Services
Chief Data and Technology Officer

Ken Pfeil

Commonwealth of Virginia
Chief Data Officer

Prathibha Prabakaran

Voya Financial
VP - Enterprise Data Architecture and Strategy

Kyle Pudenz, DBA

SVP, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Gautam Puranik

CarMax Inc
Chief Data Officer, Head of Strategy & Analytics

Kappu Ramasubramanian

University of Virginia
Chief Data and Analytics Officer, School of Medicine

Diane Schmidt

Government Accountability Office
Corporate Chief Data Officer

Harald Schneider

Chief Data & Analtyics Officer

Caroline Serio

Head of Data & Analytics Governance

Jyotsna Sharma

Voya Financial
Head of Enterprise Data Architecture

Pramod Singh

Chief Analytics Officer, Vice-President Data Sciences and Analytics

Joe Siryani

MedStar Health
Director, Head of Enterprise Analytics

David Spett

Department of State
Chief Data Officer, Office of Foreign Assistance

Rakesh Srinivasan

SVP, Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Martin Stolfa

Vice President Data Strategy & Governance

Lydia Taghavi

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Chief Data Officer

Arvind Thinagarajan

VP, Head of Enterprise Data Science & Analytics

Robin Thottungal

Office of Personnel Management
Chief Information, Technology and Analytics Officer

Alan Wu

Rocket Companies
Director, Head of Data

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 12, 2024 | 1 day

Washington, DC CDAO Executive Summit

Convene at 1201 Wilson Blvd

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

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November 7, 2024 | 1 hour

Washington, DC CDAO Town Hall

Washington, DC CDAO Town Hall

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

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