2022 Speakers

Ajai Sehgal, Mayo Clinic

Ajai Sehgal has been Mayo Clinic’s Chief Data & Analytics Officer since December 2020. Ajai has extensive experience in data, analytics, and...

Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, MIT Toshiba Professor & Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program Director

Professor Alex 'Sandy' Pentland directs MIT Connection Science, an MIT-wide initiative, and previously helped create and direct the MIT Media Lab and the Media Lab Asia in India....

Allissa East, PwC

Allissa is a Partner/Principal in PwC’s Cloud & Digital Practice specializing in Contracts & Content Management Technology. For over 18 years she...

Amy Machado, IDC

Amy Machado is a Research Manager for IDC's Streaming Data Pipeline coverage, advising clients on the growing market opportunity and its technology...

Andrew Andrews, Data Management Association Australia (DAMA)

Andrew first started working with data in 1984 at the Australian Bureau of Statistics, developing data management applications in SAS. He has...

Andrew B. Lambert, MBA

Andrew Lambert is an experienced healthcare executive having spent the majority of his career (40+ years) in sales, business development, marketing and...

Andy Palmer, TAMR

Andy currently serves as CEO at Tamr. Previously, Andy was co-founder and founding CEO of Vertica Systems. During his career as an...

Anisha Khosla, EY

Anisha is a Senior Consultant with EY, focused on Data & Analytics in the Wealth & Asset Management space. She thrives at...

Anthony Deighton, TAMR

Anthony Deighton, Chief Product Officer at Tamr, oversees product and solutions strategy for Tamr’s growing data mastering solutions. Anthony was most recently...

Arka Mukherjee, Global IDs

Dr. Arka Mukherjee is the CEO of Global IDs Inc. a global data management software company. As the founder and visionary for...

Asha Joseph Pattani, DB Regio Bus

Asha Joseph Pattani is the Chief Architect at DB Regio Bus (Bus division of German Railways). Her extensive experience in Data Architecture...

Asha Saxena, Women Leaders in Data and AI

Asha Saxena is the Founder and CEO of Women Leaders in Data and AI (WLDA), an exclusive mastermind group for women leaders...

Aurélie Bergugnat, Schneider Electric

Appointed in October 2019, Aurelie Bergugnat is currently the group Chief Data Officer of Schneider Electric (Fortune 500 – Paris Stock Exchange...

Baz Khuti, Modak USA

Technology and business visionary, Baz has held executive leadership positions at GE (CTO Cloud), Emerson Electric (EVP, Emerson Network Power; Chief Architect,...

Bob Parr, KPMG

Bob Parr is the Advisory Chief Data officer for KPMG US and the Global ESG Chief Data Officer. In his global role,...

Brad Schneider, Nomad Data

Brad is the CEO of Nomad Data, a firm helping investors, corporations, and governments to locate and effectively utilize differentiated data to...

Bret Greenstein, PwC

A leader in AI and Data, applying them to drive digital transformation across industries. A passionate innovator and business leader who delivers...

Carl Olofson, IDC

Carl Olofson has performed research and analysis for IDC since 1997, and manages IDC’s Database Management Software service, as well as supporting...

Carson Boneck, Balyasny Asset Management

Carson Boneck, CFA, is the Chief Data Officer and a member of the firm's Management Committee. He is responsible for data sourcing,...

Chris D’Agostino, Databricks

In 2020, Chris joined Databricks as its Global Field CTO to work with data and technology executives to help them build their...

Chris Tambos, Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group

With over 25 years of experience, Chris has worked hands-on in advanced technology roles and has successfully held key leadership positions in...

Christian Fürber, Information Quality Institute GmbH

Dr. Christian Fürber is founder and CEO of the Information Quality Institute GmbH (iqinstitute.de), a consultancy for data excellence and data management...

Colleen Tartow, Starburst

Colleen Tartow, Ph.D. has over 20 years of experience in data, advanced analytics, engineering, consulting, and she has been obsessed with data...

Dan Power, State Street

Dan Power joined State Street’s Global Markets business unit as Managing Director and Head of Data Governance in March 2017. He is a...

David Levine, Fusion Alliance

David LeVine is a seasoned business leader with more than 30 years of experience in business consulting.  He was a long-time resident...

David South, West Monroe

David brings holistic and innovative perspective to problem solving, including the assessment of sustainability implications and value. He has worked with both...

David Spirk, U.S. Department of Defense

David Spirk was named the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Chief Data Officer (CDO) on June 22, 2020. David will be responsible for...

Denise Letcher, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Denise M. Letcher is executive vice president, chief data officer within Independent Risk Management for PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. In this...

Denise Zheng, Accenture

Denise Zheng is Managing Director for Strategic Initiatives in the Office of the CEO at Accenture. Prior to joining Accenture, she was...

Derek Strauss, Gavroshe

Founder, CEO and Principal Consultant of Gavroshe. Former Chief Data Officer at TD Ameritrade for approximately 5 years; was responsible for Data Governance, Data Science...

DeWayne Griffin, State Farm

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Dilip Krishna, Deloitte

Addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns, is the challenge for the next generation, consuming the energy and focus of people from...

Douglas Laney, West Monroe

Doug Laney is the Data & Analytics Strategy Innovation Fellow at West Monroe where he consults to business, data, and analytics leaders...

Douglas Lee, Healthcare at Sidus Insights

With over 20 years’ experience in business, technology and innovation leadership, Douglas has an affinity to help businesses weaponize their data to...

Dr. Benjamin Kreck, EY

As Client Technology Officer, Benjamin focuses on the short and longer-term technology strategy, including emerging technologies, trends and disruptors, tech labs, tech...

Dr. Imad Syed, Group CIO

Senior executive, Digital advisory, Visionary Leader with vast experience in conceiving & designing enterprise information management solutions, data strategies for medium to...

Dr. Matthew Graviss, U.S. Department of State

Dr. Matthew Graviss became the Chief Data Officer of the Department of State in December 2020. In this role, Dr. Graviss is...

Dr. Michael Stonebraker, MIT CSAIL

Michael Stonebraker is an adjunct professor at MIT CSAIL and a database pioneer who specializes in database management systems and data integration....

Dr. Salomon De Jager, PiLog Group

Dr Salomon de Jager completed his Hons. B-Eng. degree (Mech. Ind.) in 1978 at the University of Stellenbosch South Africa. During his...

Dr. Stuart Madnick, MIT

Dr. Stuart E. Madnick is the John Norris Maguire (1960) Professor of Information Technology, Emeritus, in the Sloan School of Management and...

Ed Sheehy, Ab Initio

Ed is a “Strategic Consultant” who has been with Ab Initio for over 12 years. Ed has over 30 years’ experience across...

Eileen Vidrine

Eileen Vidrine serves as the Strategic Senior Advisor for Data to the Federal Chief Information Officer where she is leading strategic data...

Ellen Nielsen, Chevron Corp

Ellen is currently the Chief Data Officer of Chevron and is responsible for making data accessible and trusted to enable better decision...

Eric Gerstner, Collibra

Eric comes to Collibra from the financial services industry. At a government-sponsored enterprise, he enabled technology to lead enterprise-wide Agile transformation while...

Eric Wiegand, Industry Expert

Eric Wiegand is a retail executive with 15 years of experience in various functions in customer-focused environments. He has held roles of increasing...

Francesco Tinto, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Francesco Tinto is the Global Chief Information Officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance, where he oversees the global strategy for WBA’s IT operations...

Fred Cohn, Schneider Electric

Fred Cohn serves as Director, Cyber Security and Digital Risk Leader for the Digital Offer practice in Schneider Electric.  Schneider Electric provides...

Fred Rahmanian

Fred is Chief Data Scientist at Penn Medicine. He has a thirty-year record in software development and Data Science positions, including Chief...

George Painumkal, PwC Icertis Product Alliance

George Painumkal is currently the Senior Director of Product Management at Icertis where he focuses on Strategic Initiatives and evangelizing Icertis Contract...

Gil Alterovitz

Dr. Gil Alterovitz is the inaugural Director of the National Artificial Intelligence Institute at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He is...

Grace Lee, Scotiabank

Grace Lee was appointed to Senior Vice President, Chief Data & Analytics Officer in October 2021. In this role, she is responsible...

Gustavo Yupanqui, Intercorp Data Office

Gustavo Yupanqui has over 21 years of data management and high-tech experience mainly focused on aspects of data management including Data Governance,...

Harish Arora, EY

Harish Arora is a Managing Director in EY’s technology consulting practice and leads the data management for Wealth and Asset Management sector...

Hovannes Daniels, Kaiser Permanente

With a solid background in finance, business and healthcare economics, data, analytics and emerging technologies, Hovannes brings 20+ years’ experience transforming healthcare...

Ido Biger, EL AL Airlines

A Data Leader with a proven ability to make large organizations become Data Driven, holding 2 successful Chief Data Officer Roles ("ELAL...

Ivan Herrero Bartolome, Intercorp

Ivan currently serves as the Chief Data Officer at Intercorp, a Peruvian corporation operating in retail, entertainment, finance, education and healthcare, leading...

Jason Beyer, Bridgestone

Jason Beyer a Data & Analytics innovator with a proven ability to lead transformational change through highly complex programs across diverse teams....

Jason Vazzano, Vectorform

As CEO and Co-Founder of Vectorform, Jason had the great fortune of helping build an "idea-to-invention" company whose amazing team and culture...

Jeff Simpson, Deloitte

Jeff Simpson is a Principal in the Retail Practice & specializes in Marketing, Digital & Analytics work.  Based in the Charlotte office,...

Joe Caserta, Caserta

Joe Caserta is an internationally recognized public speaker, entrepreneur, technologist, and founding President of Caserta. Joe co- authored The Data Warehouse ETL...

Joe Depa, Accenture

Joe is a Managing Director and the Global Lead for Data Driven Reinvention for Accenture, where he focuses on helping  Fortune 500...

Joe Manton, Mondelez

Joe Manton is a digital enthusiast with a particular passion for data and knowledge driven decision making across a technical organization. Following...

John Radovan

Major John Radovan is the Deputy Director of the Department of the Air Force - MIT Artificial Intelligence Accelerator. This organization is...

John Wills, Alation

John Wills is the Field CTO at Alation. In this role, he focuses on strategic customer and partner advocacy, supporting strategic opportunities,...

Jonne Heikkinen, Thoughtworks

Jonne helps forward-looking organizations push the boundaries of what is possible with the use of emerging technology. At Thoughtworks, Jonne drives the...

Jordan Collins, Privacy Analytics

Jordan Collins engages with Privacy Analytics’ clients across many industry verticals. He helps them derive the greatest utility and business value from...

Juan Tello, Deloitte

Juan is a Principal in Deloitte’s Strategy & Analytics practice and is Deloitte Consulting’s Chief Data Officer. He is responsible for fostering...

Juan Sequeda, data.world

Juan Sequeda is the Principal Scientist at data.world. He joined through the acquisition of Capsenta, a company he founded as a spin-off...

Julie Shah, MIT

Julie Shah is associate dean of Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing at MIT, a Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and director...

Justin Nguyen, Chewy

As a trusted leader and practitioner in data science and AI, Justin has successfully commercialized data science products and projects that have...

Karan Dhawal, ZS

Karan is a professional dedicated, innovative and trustworthy Customer-Centric transformations executive with a strong record of achievement building and managing "cross-functional, high-performance”...

Karthik Ravindran, Microsoft

Karthik leads the Enterprise Data team in Microsoft Customer Experience.  He’s been with Microsoft for 21+ years, with the last 10 years...

Kate Sylvis, Guidehouse

Kate is a director in the risk consulting practice focusing on advising clients on complex organizational and governance, operational, compliance, and risk...

Lan Guan, Accenture

Lan Guan is a Senior Managing Director at Accenture and heads up Global Data and AI in Cloud First. She advises cross-industry...

Len Usvyat, Applied Data Science, Biostatistics, and Epidemiology Fresenius Medical Care

Len is responsible for supporting data driven functions within Fresenius Medical Care advancing the agenda of the Global Medical Office. These functions...

Louis DiModugno, HSB, a division of MunichRe

Louis is the Senior Vice President and Chief Data and Technology Officer at HSB, a Munich Re Company (formally Hartford Steam Boiler...

Lucas Quarta, Boston Consulting Group

Lucas Quarta is a specialist in data and advanced analytics. He joined Boston Consulting Group in 2018, and is co-Global leader for...

Lucia Milică, Proofpoint

Lucia Milică Stacy serves as VP, Global Resident Chief Information Security Officer at Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company. She is...

Luk Arbuckle, Privacy Analytics

Luk Arbuckle is Chief Methodologist at Privacy Analytics, providing strategic leadership in how to responsibly use and share data, and innovation into...

Lynda M. Applegate, Harvard Business School

Lynda M. Applegate is the Baker Foundation Professor at HBS and also serves as the Chair of the Advisory Committee for Harvard University’s...

Manoj Kumar, Powerley

Manoj is an entrepreneurial business strategy and operations leader with 25+ years of experience. He has a successful track record of building,...

Marco Vernocchi, EY

By pioneering new ways to collect, curate and use data, Marco and his team are putting trusted, intelligent data at the heart...

Marcus Gilg, DB Regio Bus

Marcus is Head of ICT at DB Regio Bus. He has a long experience in data management, digitization and public transportation. After...

Maria Villar, SAP

Maria C Villar has over 25 years of experience as a Chief Data Officer responsible for building enterprise data management organizations from...

Marianne Bailey, Guidehouse

Marianne Bailey is a partner at Guidehouse who leads the Advanced Solutions Cybersecurity practice to provide strategies and solutions which enable Guidehouse...

Marisa Tricarico, Accenture

Marisa Tricarico is the North America Lead for Responsible AI at Accenture where she built the North America practice.   She has been...

Mark Hookey, Demyst

Mark is the Founder & CEO of Demyst. Demyst helps enterprises operationalize the right external data. As an early leader in the...

Mark Johnson, Fusion Alliance

Mark I Johnson is Southwest Ohio Regional Vice President, and Strategic Data Management & Analytics Executive Leader at Fusion Alliance.  Mr. Johnson’s...

Mark Krzysko, Department of Defense

Mr. Mark E. Krzysko is currently serving as the Principal Deputy Director for Acquisition Data and Analytics while also leading Enterprise Information....

Mark Ramsey, Ramsey International, LLC

As the Managing Partner of Ramsey International, Mark leads advisory services with global organizations in the design and delivery of an ecosystem...

Mark Risis, PepsiCo

Mark Risis leads Strategy & Ecosystem for PepsiCo Global Data + Analytics, a division of the new Strategy and Transformation global function....

Mark Shainman, Securiti

Mark Shainman is the senior director of the data governance practice area at Securiti. Before joining Securiti, he spent the last 18...

Marshall Van Alstyne, Boston University

Professor Van Alstyne is one of the leading experts in network business models. He conducts research on information economics, covering such topics...

Martin Kaestner, KPMG

Martin Kaestner leads KPMG’s US Data Analytics and AI practice and has more than 20 years of experience in data analytics and...

Mel Horwitch, MIT

Mel Horwitch is a Visiting Scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He was formerly University Professor at Central European University,...

Michael Conlin, Definitive Logic

Mr. Conlin served as the first Chief Data Officer of the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as the first Chief Business...

Michael Davis, EGGHEAD AI

Michael Davis is the founder of EGGHEAD AI, a Data Intelligence solution that uses Artificial Intelligence to turn raw data into high...

Michael Lebrun, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army

Mr. Michael Lebrun currently serves as the Director of Acquisition Reporting and Assessments for the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition,...

Mike Branch, Geotab

Mike Branch joined Geotab in 2016 where he brings nearly two decades of experience and accomplishments as a data scientist, software developer,...

Milind Chitgupakar, Modak

Milind Chitgupakar is the Co-founder and Chief Analytics Officer of Modak. Modak is a specialist data analytics company enabling Fortune 100 companies...

Naina Bhattacharya, Danone

Naina Bhattacharya is the Global Chief Information Security Officer of Danone where she is responsible for developing the cybersecurity strategy and delivering...

Nicholas Hahn, West Monroe

Nick has more than 35 years of experience as a senior-level strategist, line manager, and digital business leader for global organizations. He...

Paul Moxon, Denodo

Paul Moxon is the VP Data Architectures and Chief Evangelist at Denodo. He works with customers to help them understand the benefits...

Peggy Tsai, BigID

Peggy Tsai is currently Chief Data Officer at BigID. BigID is an advanced AI data discovery platform that helps enterprises identify and...

Penny Wand, West Monroe Partners

Penny’s curious nature helps her understand complex problems and distill them into components. She has worked within and consulted for firms ranging...

Peter Aiken, VCU/Anything Awesome

Peter Aiken, PhD is an acknowledged Data Management authority, an Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, President of DAMA International, and Associate...

Philip S. Antón, Acquisition Innovation Research Center, Stevens Institute of Technology

Philip S. Antón conducts research on acquisition, policy, AI, cybersecurity, emerging technologies, and test infrastructure. He is the Chief Scientist, Acquisition Innovation...

Pramod Singh, Envestnet|Yodlee

Pramod Singh is the chief analytics officer and vice president of data sciences and analytics at Envestnet|Yodlee since May 2015. In his...

Prashanth Southekal, DBP-Institute

Dr. Prashanth H Southekal is the Managing Principal of DBP-Institute, a Data Analytics Consulting and Education company. He brings over 25 years...

Raj Nimmagadda, Sanofi

Raj Nimmagadda is Global Head R&D Data Office at Sanofi, leading the establishment of data strategy and data governance framework, data policies,...

Randy Bean, New Vantage Partners

Randy Bean is a noted author, speaker, and thought-leader in the field of data-driven business transformation. He is founder and chief executive...

Ranjan Sinha, IBM

Ranjan Sinha is an IBM Fellow and Chief Technology Officer for the IBM Global Chief Data Office. He is a digital transformation...

Rashmi Gupta, IBM

Information Technology executive experienced in managing complex data centric initiatives with a proven track record. A thought leader for data and information...

Richard Y. Wang, Founder & Director, MITCDOIQ Program

Richard Y. Wang is Director of the MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality (CDOIQ) Program. He is a pioneer and leader in...

Robert Audet, Guidehouse

Robert Audet is a partner and the Data Management Leader in the Advanced Solutions Segment with over twenty years of experience primarily...

Robert Borka, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy

Mr. Robert Borka is the Director for Naval Acquisition Policy within the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research,...

Roman Stanek, GoodData

Roman Stanek is a passionate entrepreneur and industry thought leader with over 20 years of high-tech experience. He founded GoodData in 2007,...

Ryan Edge, OneTrust

Ryan Edge serves as a Privacy Solutions Engineer at OneTrust – the #1 most widely used privacy, security and trust technology platform....

Sachin Khairnar, PwC

Sachin leads Data, Analytics & AI consulting services for Technology, Media & Communications industry, and overall cross industry practice operations focusing on...

Sajid Patel, Fusion Alliance

Saj has been focused within the data domain for nearly 30 years and was an early pioneer with “scalable” parallel technologies that...

Sanjeev Vohra, Accenture

Sanjeev Vohra is the global lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence. He is a seasoned leader and respected innovator with more than 18...

Sebastian Klapdor, Vista

Sebastian Klapdor joined Vista in 2019 as Chief Data Officer and has since embarked the company on an impressive transformation journey. His...

Simone Steel, Nationwide Building Society

Simone Steel is the Chief Data and Analytics Officer for Nationwide Building Society and the leader of their Data and Analytics community....

Sonali Bhagwat, Twitter

Sonali Bhagwat is a Director of Data Strategy and Governance at Twitter, where she leads the data management, stewardship, analytics, data quality,...

Sreekar Krishna, KPMG

Dr. Sreekar Krishna serves as the US National Leader for Artificial Intelligence at KPMG US and has contributed academically and through consulting...

STEPHEN BAMFORD, JANSSEN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Stephen Bamford is the Head of Clinical Data Standards & Transparency at the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. Stephen has...

Stephen Bonner, Innovation at the Information Commissioner’s Office

Stephen joined the ICO to lead our work developing our capacity and capability to regulate new and emerging technologies and innovations. He...

Steven Ambrose, DTE Energy

Steven B. Ambrose is vice president and chief information officer for DTE Energy. Ambrose is responsible for securing, operating, and applying the...

Stewart Bond, IDC

Stewart Bond is Research Director of IDC’s Data Integration and Intelligence Software service. Mr. Bond's core research coverage includes watching emerging trends...

Sunil Soares, YourDataConnect

Sunil Soares is the CEO of YourDataConnect, a SaaS firm focused on data monetization. His past roles include CEO of Information Asset,...

Susan Cook, Zaloni

Susan Payne Cook is the CEO of Zaloni, with nearly 30 years of experience in enterprise software sales, strategy, and consulting; specializing...

Syed Asif, Hartford Steam Boiler

sif is the Vice President, Data Strategy at HSB, a Munich Re Company. He is an accomplished professional with over 24 years...

Tejas Manohar, Hightouch

Tejas Manohar is the cofounder/co-CEO of Hightouch. Prior to founding Hightouch, Tejas was an early engineer at Segment, the leading company in...

Tina Rosario, SAP

As a business strategy professional, Tina has more than 25 years of experience in business process re-engineering, defining business impact and leading...

Todd James, 84.51°

As chief data & technology officer for 84.51°, Todd leads all technology functions and enterprise capabilities teams, including product & design, engineering,...

Tom Davenport, Babson College

Tom Davenport is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, a Visiting Professor at Oxford University’s Saïd...

Tom Henry, Schnuck Markets, Inc.

Tom Henry is recognized as an industry leader in the area of enterprise data and analytics. Tom leads Schnuck Markets’ Data and...

Wynand Nortje, PiLog Group

Mr Wynand Nortje obtained his Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and furthered his studies with a B.Sc...

Yong Lu, Shanghai Data Exchange

Yong Lu, Vice President of Shanghai Data Exchange, Director General of Shanghai Data Innovation Center. With over 30 years of IT industry...