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CHIEF DATA & ANALYTICS OFFICERS, CHICAGO

RECONNECTING CHICAGO'S DATA & ANALYTICS LEADERS IN-PERSON TO ACCELERATE THEIR DATA TRANSFORMATION STRATEGIES

Summer 2023
Chicago, IL
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  • August 9, 2022 - Day One
  • August 10, 2022 - Day Two
8:00 - 9:00 AM CDT
Registration & Open Networking
8:50-9:00 AM CDT
Location
Aisha Quaintance' Opening Remarks
E.g. Speaker Name - Job Title
9:00 - 9:30 AM CDT
Opening Keynote: Data-Driven Digital Transformation- Not a One Time Project
  • Leverage intelligent insights to continually increase operational excellence  
  • Restructuring your teams to drive future performance  
  • Leverage your organization’s data to create tangible business value  
  • Champion a culture of continuous transformation to ensure future success  

Speaker: 

Deepak Konale, Head Of Analytics, Northern Trust Corporation 

9:30 - 10:00 AM CDT
Keynote Presentation: Anatomy of an Advance Analytics Organizations: Factors to Consider for Building a Strong Data & Analytics Team
10:00 - 10:45 AM CDT
Panel Discussion: Data Fabric: Can You be Making Decisions with Confidence Using Data Fabric?
  • Building a platform to combine data integration, integrity & governance    
  • Improve operational efficiency to boost data management compliance    
  • Reduce integration issues to advance in the digital transformation  

 

Moderated By:

saptarshi-sengupta

Saptarshi Sengupta, Global Sr. Director of Marketing (Corp. Comm, Mar. Comm, Product Marketing, Customer Marketing), Denodo 

 

Speakers: 

Todd Henley, Manager, Data Strategy, Governance and Architecture, Northwest Bank 

Ramendra Singh, Chief Analytics Officer, Performics 

10:45 - 11:15 AM CDT
Mid-Morning Coffee Break & Networking
11:15 - 11:45 AM CDT
Presentation: Ensuring Data ROI to Invest in Future Projects
  • Measure performance to find changes to deliver the best results   
  • Implement growth initiatives to understand expected outcomes   
  • Collaborate your data team and other business functions to increase daily growth  
  • The 5 analytic building blocks to success 

 Speaker:  

Tim Riddle, Senior Product Director, Data and Analytics, Premier Inc 

11:45 - 12:30 PM CDT
Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Data Literacy Roadblock
  • Define a communication plan to explain why there is a need for a data literacy program
  • Build a data literate culture to communicate data driven decisions
  • Be able to match data knowledge requirement levels with types of organizational requirements 
  • Understand five data knowledge requirement levels in terms of their data leverage type, data skills type, ethical perspective, and behavioral focus

Speakers: 

Matthew Kelly, SVP Digital & Automation, Northern Trust 

Anil Saldanha, Chief Cloud Officer, Rush University System for Health 

Jyoti Mishra, Vice President Strategic Data Analytics, MUFG 

Simon Hughes, Principal Data Scientist, Home Depot

 

 

 

12:30 - 1:30 PM CDT
Lunch & Networking

 

 

1:30 - 2:15 PM CDT
Choose Your Track

Discussion Group 1A: Developing a Data-Driven Culture: Enabling Informed Decision-Making 

  • Enabling your organization to use data as an important input to decisions
  • Finding the right balance between leaning on data and using intuition to inform strategy
  • Hiring and developing talent to be seen as knowledge partners vs. data suppliers
  • The importance of data story-telling in integrating data into your culture

Speakers:

Risa Duesing, VP, Customer Insights, Analytics and Sensory, Tyson Foods 

Discussion Group 1B: Delivering Successful  ML Projects: Challenges and Opportunities 

  • Learning to not “overfit” or “underfit” training data to ensure top performance in your machine model 
  • Why QA testing is an important step to not skip out on 

Speakers: 

Dimple Thakkar, Executive Director & Head of Digital- Machine Learning and Intelligent Operations, JP Morgan & CO 

Rajiv Kolagani, Head of Digital, AI, Data & Analytics, Duly Health and Care 

Simon Hughes, Principal Data Scientist, Home Depot 

2:15 - 3:00 PM CDT
Choose Your Track

Discussion Group 2A : Cracking Down on Data Silos: Accelerating Data Integration- What Does the Future Hold?

  • Turn your data silo environment to an integrated data platform to plan for future business expansion  
  • Create a plan that incorporates policies, rules and procedures to establish how data is integrated and stored  
  • Emerging trends such as the metaverse, how can CDAOs prepare for it 
  • Critical need for CDAOs to lead this effort in its infancy or risk another data silo unable to communicate across enterprise 

Speaker: 

Jeff Bodzewski, Partner & CEO, Wool and Water 

Dimple Thakkar, Executive Director & Head of Digital- Machine Learning and Intelligent Operations, JP Morgan & CO 

Tim Riddle, Senior Product Director, Data and Analytics, Premier Inc 

Discussion Group 2B : Scaling Trustworthy AI to Create Tangible Business Value  

  • Customer-centric digital solutions require organized and trusted data that is business-ready for analytics and AI model building 
  • Sourcing, identifying, and prioritizing high-value AI projects throughout the organization 
  • Building a team at scale: acquisition and development of world-class talent 
  • Ensuring topics such as fairness, explainability & ethics are properly addressed 

 

 

Speakers: 

Derrick Higgins, Head of Enterprise Data Science & AI, Blue Cross & Blue Shield 

Onyinye Enyia Daniel, VP, Data & Analytics Strategy, Highmark Health 

Rajiv Kolagani, Head of Digital, AI, Data & Analytics, Duly Health and Care 

Tibi Stef-Praun, Principal Data Scientist, Kraft Heniz Company 

3:00 - 3:30 PM CDT
Afternoon Coffee Break & Networking
3:30 - 4:00 PM CDT
Choose Your Track

Discussion Group 3A: Automation of Manufacturing Data Products (Case Study)

  • Challenging the position that a platform is going to “save” your business 
  • How manufacturing data is a faster process than building a new platform 
  • Create better value out of your data to increase profit  

 

Speakers: 

Matthew Kelly, SVP Digital & Automation, Northern Trust 

Discussion Group 3B : Provide a Top Tier Data-Driven Customer Experience

  • Personalize customer engagement to anticipate customer behavior   
  • Optimize touchpoints to increase customer consistency   
  • Construct customer journey maps to understand your brands CX, exposed gaps and your customers touchpoints  

Speakers:

Tibi Stef-Praun, Principal Data Scientist, Kraft Heinz Company 

Jeff Bodzewski, Partner & CEO, Wool and Water

4:00 - 4:45 PM CDT

 

 

Panel Discussion: Balancing Personalization with Data Privacy
  • Learn how your consumers expectations have changed in exchange for their data   
  • Transforming your consumers' behavior towards their own data in order to reshape their behavior   
  • Adapting to the new data privacy landscape to thrive and align your business polices with consumers 

Speakers: 

Deepak Konale, Head Of Analytics, Northern Trust Corporation  

Todd Henley, Manager, Data Strategy, Governance and Architecture, Northwest Bank 

Ramendra Singh, Chief Analytics Officer, Performics 

Jyoti Mishra, Vice President Strategic Data Analytics, MUFG 

4:45 - 5:15 PM CDT
Happy Hour Roundtables: A Shortage in Talent: Curating Your Team in a Competitive Market
  • Recruitment: Partnering with external organizations and universities  
  • Identifying, upskilling, and retaining internal talent   
  • The ideal make-up of your data analytics team; what profile and skillsets do you truly need and how do you combine them to optimize performance?   

Moderated By:

Jonathan Wray Aiable

Jonathan Wray, Co-Founder, Aible

Speakers: 

Derrick Higgins, Head of Enterprise Data Science & AI, Blue Cross & Blue Shield 

Chris Boone, VP, Global Head, Health Economics, AbbVie Inc. 

Marta Magnuszewska, Senior Director (VP) of Claim Analytics, Markel 

5:15 - 5:30 PM CDT
Aisha'a Closing Remark
5:30 PM CDT
Themed Drinks & Networking Reception
8:00 - 9:00 AM CST
Registration & Open Networking
8:50 - 9:00 AM CDT
Location
Aisha's Opening Remarks
E.g. Speaker Name - Job Title
9:00 - 9:30 AM CDT
Opening Presentation: Building & Managing your High-Performance Advance Analytics Team
  • How is an Advanced Analytics Team different than other teams  
  • What does a portfolio of analytics work look like and how it is different   
  • How do you balance short term work with long term success 
  • How can a project lead to a series of successes for you and the business   

 

Speakers:  

John Thompson, Best Selling Author, Analytics Leader & Innovator, CSL Behring 

9:30 - 10:15 AM CDT
Panel Discussion: Quality vs Quantity: Why We Need Data Centric AI
  • Implementing a static model to focus on improving the quality of your data  
  • Create and approach collecting quality data to avoid costly compute resources  
  • Reducing data inconsistencies to find valuable insights on external and internal trends   

Speakers:  

Besa Burta, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, State of Texas, Family and Protective Services   

Miguel Sanchez, Regional Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Chile and Mexico, Principal 

Sean MacCarthy, VP of Analytics, Good Sam 

Dr. Sankaraiah Sreeramula, Chief Data Scientist, App 

Kristina Chambers, Chief Data Officer, TTX

10:15 - 10:45 AM CDT
Mid-Morning Coffee Break & Networking

 

 

10:45 - 11:15 AM CDT
Business of Data Podcast LIVE at CDAO Chicago
  • Hosted by Catherine King, interviewee to be determined  
  • Hear from a data leader about industry insights to help accelerate your transformation  

Sean MacCarthy, VP of Analytics, Good Sam

11:15 - 12:15 AM CDT
Roundtables: Strategies to Overcome Budgetary Constraints and Secure ROI on Projects
  • How to show the ROI and vale of the project
  • Weighing out potential income vs your investment 
  • How to compete in terms of legacy company vs  a digitally advanced company 

Speakers: 

Jordan Levine, Partner, Dynamic Ideas

Frederique De Letter, Director Enterprise Data Intelligence, Domino's 

Sean MacCarthy, VP of Analytics, Good Sam

12:15 - 12:30 PM CDT
Aisha's Closing Remarks
12:30 PM CDT
End of Event