Data Visionaries

Abhay Johorey, Digital Strategy

Abhay Johorey, Digital Strategy

Alessia Kosagowsky, Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Alessia Kosagowsky, Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Alessia Kosagowsky has a fantastic track record leading data and technology teams within global businesses like Yoox Net a Porter, Burberry, Vodafone UK, and Best Buy. She has a proven track record in business and customer analytics, and advocates for evidence-first solutions to solve business-critical decisions.

Alex Hutchison, Director

Alex Hutchison, Director

Alex Hutchison leads the Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF, a joint collaboration between UNICEF, The Scottish Government, and the University of Edinburgh with the aim to improve outcomes for children locally, nationally, and globally, using insights and data to solve problems. This initiative is not just utilizing data and analytics for good, it is also allowing businesses and institutions to step up and protect the most vulnerable.

Ameet Shetty, Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Ameet Shetty, Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Ameet Shetty leads the data analytics organization at McDonald's. In this role, he is responsible for scaling the impact from advanced analytics across the organization, including building advanced analytics use cases, leading data governance efforts, and improving the adoption of data analytics in everyday decision-making.

Andrew Lynn, Head of Data

Andrew Lynn, Head of Data

Andrew Lynn heads the data function at UNICEF UK, a globally-important institution for children in danger. Andrew's use of data strategies has emboldened the UK arm, integrating best-in-class initiatives to modernize the charity, its teams, and its partners across the country.

Anita Fernqvist, Chief Data and Operations Director

Anita Fernqvist, Chief Data and Operations Director

Anita Fernqvist is a multi-award winning data leader, using her position to drive customer-centricity with data. In her role at Zurich Insurance, she is responsible for data visualization and predictive analytics, architecture, and operations, RPA to customer analytics, and has consistently driven a data-first leadership over the course of her time at Zurich.

Arvind Mathur, Chief Information Officer AMEA

Arvind Mathur, Chief Information Officer AMEA

Arvind Mathur has delivered transformative change for his teams and companies. By driving end-to-end customer experiences he has curated cross-functional collaborative teams supported by robust technology delivery organizations. He is an Industrial Engineer by education with an MBA in Finance; he is currently leading technology and digital capabilities to grow the business at Kellogg Company across the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa.

Barbara Martin Coppola, Chief Digital Officer

Barbara Martin Coppola, Chief Digital Officer

Barbara Martin Coppola has over 20 years of leadership experience in digital and technology positions, working for brands such as Google, YouTube, Grubhub, Samsung, IKEA and Texas Instruments, and currently has the overall responsibility for digital at IKEA, leading business, product, engineering, and design. Coppola has a proven track record for growing and transforming businesses, always with an eye for detail, data, and design.

Carlie Idoine, Research Director, Data Science

Carlie Idoine, Research Director, Data Science

Carlie Idoine is the Research Director for Business Analytics and Data Science for IT leaders at Gartner. Her areas of expertise include both business analytics and data science toolsets and approaches, citizen data scientists, optimization strategies, and processes. Idoine has more than 25 years of experience in integrating new technologies, including the deployment of enterprise analytics strategies. She provides research and advisory services focused on using analytics to solve complex business problems.

Caroline Bellamy, Chief Data Officer

Caroline Bellamy, Chief Data Officer

Caroline Bellamy helps to define and execute change in sustainable transformation. At the Ministry of Defence, she is leveraging data to drive value as she believes it is to be the key business strategic asset whilst focusing on diversity and inclusion to promote the access of powerful data.

Catherine Brien, Chief Data Officer

Catherine Brien, Chief Data Officer

Catherine Brien is a highly capable data practitioner and leader spanning two decades of work at businesses like Oliver Wyman, The Co-Op, and Guardian News and Media, always with data in mind and the science of its analytics.

Catherine Lopes, Head of Data Strategy

Catherine Lopes, Head of Data Strategy

Catherine Lopes is a data team builder and leader with a focus on analytical management. Lopes combines ML and data science expertise with business acumen, digital transformation, and innovation, and she's passionate about educating future generations to take up the baton of data leadership.

Celine Le Cotonnec, Chief Data Innovation Officer

Celine Le Cotonnec, Chief Data Innovation Officer

Celine Le Cotonnec is Chief Data and Innovation Officer for Bank of Singapore, Asia Global Private Bank, a subsidiary of OCBC. She oversees the data strategy of the bank, which includes data architecture, governance, data management, and data literacy. Her mission is to foster a culture of innovation while running the internal incubator springboard. She was previously Chief Data and Innovation Officer of AXA Singapore, with a particular focus on innovative partnerships with startups, fintech, and other data companies.

Charles Ewen, CIO and Technology Director

Charles Ewen, CIO and Technology Director

Charles Ewen is a mastermind in technology and IT solutions, with a long-standing history in data analytics. Today, Ewen works as the CIO and Technology Director of the Met Office. He’s responsible for handling their various components of technology, as well as managing an engineering team of 350 people.

Chris Bannocks, Global Chief Data Officer

Chris Bannocks, Global Chief Data Officer

Chris Bannocks is helping to digitize Danone in support of the One Planet One Health objectives. He is specifically enabling every 'Danoner' to use data and analytics to measure and improve their work, and, is helping to drive a digital transformation across Danone globally. With over 20 years' experience in the financial services sector, he a wide view of the necessary architecture, culture, people, and processes that are needed to help data science and machine learning deliver game-changing results.

Christina Clark, Analytics Lead

Christina Clark, Analytics Lead

Christina Clark is GE Power's Global Financing Planning and Analytics Leader having worked with the international firm for many years. She leads the analytical function by applying insights gleaned from years of technological investment to promote and foster a culture of data excellence.

Cornelia Schaurecker, Big Data and AI Director

Cornelia Schaurecker, Big Data and AI Director

Cornelia Schaurecker is leading and further developing the data science, big data, and AI function, with approximately 300 team members across 20 markets. Alongside a highly-skilled international team, she is supporting Vodafone’s “AI Everywhere” Strategy, with the aim of unlocking the potential of its data assets by creating value for customers, businesses, and shareholders.

Daljit Rehal, Global Digital Director

Daljit Rehal, Global Digital Director

Daljit Rehal has implemented a great swathe of data-led strategies at Centrica where his mission is to transform the business. He introduced agile methodologies and increased the number of site visitors alongside conversion rates for sales, cross-sell and retention. His big data and data science strategies created and implemented a vision for the enterprise for data management and efficient adoption of current technology trends.

Dan Jeavons, General Manager - Data Science

Dan Jeavons, General Manager - Data Science

Dan Jeavons has helped turn Shell into a data company, where big data and AI are at the center of all of its key business processes, with security and privacy key to all of them, making Shell powering one of the world’s most innovative data strategy at scale.

Daniel Hughes, Chief Data Officer, APAC and MEA

Daniel Hughes, Chief Data Officer, APAC and MEA

Dan Hughes is the Chief Data Officer for Publicis Groupe in the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. His career of nearly twenty years has spanned financial services, ad-tech, and agency, where he has worked with some of the world's great brands including P&G, Cathay Pacific, Marriott, L'Oreal, and Diageo. His role it is to be a change agent by exploring new business models and helping to put data (and the customer) at the center of every decision.

Daragh Kelly, VP Data and Analytics

Daragh Kelly, VP Data and Analytics

Daragh Kelly is a multi-award winning data visionary with experience across a wide range of industries, business functions and insight disciplines, encompassing large enterprises, consulting firms, start-ups and the public sector. His current position as VP Data Analytics at Burberry places him at one of the most exciting parts of the industry for change leadership.

Dawn Hemingway, Head of Data

Dawn Hemingway, Head of Data

Dawn Hemingway describes herself as a leader in data and marketing, pulling together the best of both of these strategies with technology to make the maximum difference to her business and sector, making her a well-known visionary to work with and for.

Debra Farber, Privacy Lead, APV

Debra Farber, Privacy Lead, APV

Debra Farber is the Privacy Lead at Amazon, where she manages privacy GRC and evangelizes privacy by design and privacy engineering. Farber has headed up Privacy Strategy at BigID where she led initiatives related to privacy evangelism, industry collaboration, privacy engineering, and product innovation. She’s proud to have advised BigID back when it was just an idea on paper through its recent Series C raise with a total raise of US$146.1 million.

Diego Vallarino, Chief Data Science

Diego Vallarino, Chief Data Science

Diego Vallarino is the Chief Data Officer of Scotiabank and the former Data & Analytics Director of Equifax. He was an international consultant for the IDB, WB, UNDP. He has a Ph.D. from UTDT (Argentina), an MSc in Data Management at UB (Spain), and an MBA UAI (Chile). He also has an academic postgraduate degrees at Babson College, The Wharton School, and Harvard Business School.

Dinanath Kholkar, VP, Global Head, Analytics and Insights

Dinanath Kholkar, VP, Global Head, Analytics and Insights

Dinanath Kholkar has enjoyed a career spanning three decades, holding various leadership roles within TCS. Even back in 1996, he was responsible for setting up TCS’ Data Warehousing and Data Mining group, and it subsequently evolved into the Business Intelligence Practice. Overall, Dina brings a unique blend of business and operations expertise, data technologies and analytics, and has enabled build strategic partnerships with many customers and help them become industry leaders.

Doug Laney, Principal, Data and Analytics Strategy

Doug Laney, Principal, Data and Analytics Strategy

Doug Laney leads the data and analytics strategy practice with the consultancy, Caserta. Formerly he was a Vice President and distinguished analyst with Gartner's Chief Data Officer (CDO) research and advisory practice. He is an accomplished practitioner and recognized authority on data and analytics strategy is a three-time recipient of Gartner's annual Thought Leadership Award and is regularly considered one of the top global influencers for data.

Fernando Lucini, AI Lead UK

Fernando Lucini, AI Lead UK

Fernando Lucini is a passionate and experienced senior leader with extensive experience in AI and big data software and solutions. Opening markets, running large teams in technology and sales, strategic acquisitions, and integration as well as runtime of large software and solutions companies, he has deep expertise in AI and ML technologies to help contextualize and visualize the future.

Florence La Carbona, Head of Data

Florence La Carbona, Head of Data

Florence La Carbona is an energetic and passionate data and analytics senior leader, bringing together technology, data, and business operations to create meaningful progress for leading organizations. With 15 years of experience in managing complex and cross-functional assignments delivering actionable insights and tangible improvements, La Carbona captures the essence of the Data Visionary persona.

Francisco Fernandez, VP AI and Innovation

Francisco Fernandez, VP AI and Innovation

Francisco Fernandez is a leader of a digital transformation and incorporation of AI and other disruptive technologies in business, with the aim of generating powerful tools to enhance the capabilities of our doctors, professionals, and customers. Fernandez's role helps to improve quality, reduce diagnosis and treatment time, improve cost-effectiveness, and save lives, putting the use of data in the most fundamental of contexts.

Gilles Cochevelou, Chief Digital Officer

Gilles Cochevelou, Chief Digital Officer

Gilles Cochevelou is in charge of the global digital transformation at Total with a history of leading projects in innovation, integration, intercultural matters, ethics, and social responsibility, fulfilling the Data Visionary remit of using data within the tenets of social responsibility.

Gillian Docherty, CEO

Gillian Docherty, CEO

Gillian Docherty OBE is a British computer scientist and CEO of The Data Lab, which helps the Scottish industry innovate through data science and artificial intelligence.

Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, President and Editor

Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, President and Editor

Gregory Piatetsky is the President of KDnuggets, one of the largest big data platforms. He is the Co-founder of the KDD (Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining) conferences and the Co-founder of ACM SIGKDD, an association of data science and data mining. He firmly believes that data science is the answer to major world problems and is a well-respected speaker on the potential of data and innovation.

Helen Mannion, Global CDO

Helen Mannion, Global CDO

Helen Mannion aims to convert raw data trails into meaningful intelligence to influence business change, which is proved by her award nominations over the last five years. She creates strategies and brings together people that together make great changes for the company and for the industry.

Hilary Mason, Data Scientist in Residence

Hilary Mason, Data Scientist in Residence

Hilary Mason is the Founder and CEO of Fast Forward Labs, a machine intelligence research company, as well as the GM of Machine Learning at Cloudera, and Data Scientist in residence at Accel, where she advises companies on their data strategy. Previously, she spent four years as Chief Scientist at Bitly. Mason is a blogger, speaker, and influencer, and she is a co-author of Data-Driven: Creating a Data Culture.

Imma Chippendale, General Manager Data and Analytics

Imma Chippendale, General Manager Data and Analytics

Imma Chippendale is a national and international data leader with her work at the ACCC, inputting best in class data leadership and strategies to transform a civic part of the country into an analytics powerhouse.

Inderpal Bhandari, Global Chief Data Officer

Inderpal Bhandari, Global Chief Data Officer

Inderpal Bhandari works to create value from data and was voted 2017 US CDO of the Year, and remains an international data leader and figurehead for future generations.

Inken Braunschmidt, Chief Innovation and Digital Officer

Inken Braunschmidt, Chief Innovation and Digital Officer

Inken Braunschmidt has joined Halma plc, the leading safety, health, and environmental technology group, as Chief Innovation and Digital Officer and member of Halma's Executive Board. She is growing a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day. Its business is about protecting life and improving the quality of life for people, our products provide innovative solutions for many of the key problems facing the world today.

Itumeleng Monale, Head of Enterprise Information

Itumeleng Monale, Head of Enterprise Information

Itumeleng Monale is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services and retail industries. Skilled in strategy development, data management and information life-cycles, whilst leading business transformation and managing diverse teams to maximize the power of data.

Jacky Mampana, Head: Data, Analytics and Insights

Jacky Mampana, Head: Data, Analytics and Insights

Jacky Mampana has been instrumental to a number of data initiatives at Holland, including processes establishments, technology, tools, skills, and knowledge for data management and data governance across Hollard Partner Solutions (HPS). He has lead efforts related to data collection, data warehousing, and data models and was instrumental in defining and executing a data strategy to ensure a high standard of data quality throughout the organization.

James Weatherall, VP Data Science and AI, R&D

James Weatherall, VP Data Science and AI, R&D

James Weatherall is building and providing leadership for a new R&D function within AstraZeneca, consisting of around 150 data and AI professionals, focusing on innovating to improve health outcomes for patients. Their remit spans the full research and development value chain, from disease research, through drug discovery, translational science, and clinical development, to the market. James has stated that data science and AI have the potential to transform the way we discover and develop new medicines – turning yesterday’s science fiction into today’s reality.

Jean-Philippe Desbiolles, Global VP, Data, Cognitive and AI

Jean-Philippe Desbiolles, Global VP, Data, Cognitive and AI

Jean-Philippe Desbiolles is a senior executive with 20 years of experience leading innovative, cross-industry, and break-through projects, focusing on driving the reinvention of business institutions. In this way, he has leveraged digital, artificial intelligence (AI), advanced analytics, and Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities. He has worked on such disruption respectively in Europe, Asia, and USA. His worldwide presence to accelerate banking and Financial Market transformation leveraging AI, Data, and Cloud as strategic plays.

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Jeanine Norden, Group Chief Information Officer

Jeanine Norden, Group Chief Information Officer

Jeanine Norden has had an extensive data career across Africa and a range of sectors from teaching, to mining, consulting, and FS. She loves innovation and focuses on its benefits for customers to help revolutionize the banking markets in South Africa and beyond, with the analytical approaches that the Global North are already benefiting from.

Jeff Harner, Chief Data Officer

Jeff Harner, Chief Data Officer

Jeff Harner is the Chief Analytics Officer at Teladoc Health transforming the industry with data to create access to high quality, virtual care, and combining the best practices of both the technology and health sectors.

Jen Stirrup, Director

Jen Stirrup, Director

Jen Stirrup is a top influencer in big data and business intelligence. The founder of Data Relish, Jen has 20 years of experience in the IT industry. She is a data strategist and technologist, Microsoft Data Platform Most Valuable Professional (MVP), a diversity and technical community advocate, and a public speaker and blogger.

Jeni Tennison, CEO

Jeni Tennison, CEO

Jeni Tennison is a huge advocate for data literacy in business and in the UK, Jeni has always been at the cutting edge of her game, even choosing to read AI twinned with psychology for her Ph.D. in 1994 and pioneering the data agenda ever since.

Jillian Ney, Director

Jillian Ney, Director

Dr Jillian Ney was the UK’s first Doctor of Social Media and a Digital Behavioural Scientist. Her methodologies helped businesses understand what’s driving customer behaviour by applying behavioural science to social data and many other sources -- Dr Jillian has been rewarded with her work, voted one of the 10 most influential women in digital marketing under the age of 30 by The Drum in 2012, she was shortlisted as the Most Inspiring Young Business Leader in 2014 by the People Make Glasgow Inspiring Cities Awards.

JoAnn Stonier, Chief Data Officer

JoAnn Stonier, Chief Data Officer

JoAnn Stonier is a data expert and strategist with substantial experience building a data strategy and management program, including curation, governance, analytics, quality, and sourcing of data. Stonier believes in the value of data ethics and responsible data practices, including machine learning and artificial intelligence, across all strategies within and outside of Mastercard.

Joao Barbosa, CIO

Joao Barbosa, CIO

Joao Barbosa is Latin America's CIO of GE Healthcare, responsible for the IT portfolio to optimize processes, ensure compliance operations within regulatory institutions (regionally and globally) and drive digital innovation for internal and external customers. As an example of his leadership, he led critical worldwide company initiatives such as Global ERP rollouts for six countries in Latin America, implementation of a service management tool, and deployment of commercial excellence applications, including CPQ tool and analytics for critical sales activities.

Joao Torres Barreiro, Chief Privacy Officer

Joao Torres Barreiro, Chief Privacy Officer

Joao Torres Barreiro's data vision is testified by his work as a Consultative Expert Member on Digital Ethics in Insurance at the EIOPA, the E.U. Insurance, and Occupational Pensions Authority. In this role, he has been helping to develop and shape a framework that aims to foster sustainable use of AI by the insurance industry in compliance with data ethics and privacy principles. Also, in his roles as Chief Privacy Officer within different multinationals, he has been a pioneer in establishing first-time privacy programs in the financial, IT, and pharmaceutical industries. He was also a co-author of the book Privacy Program Management, used as the main training material for the International Association Privacy Professionals certifications.

Jonathan Wesley, Chief Data Officer

Jonathan Wesley, Chief Data Officer

Jonathan Wesley is a truly inspiring global data leader who has changed the way in which credit scores are calculated, enabling 1.5M people to be removed from financial invisibility in the last year. The addition of AI is also driving ethical decisions within Experian, something which he is using to now take mainstream to improve the financial health of the UK consumers and businesses. As Covid19 initiated lockdown, Wesley reacted in R&D mode to see how he could perfect complex credit matching and scoring data algorithms the UK economy would need to rely upon as the financial impact of the pandemic hits.

Kabir Sohal, Head of Analytics and Insight

Kabir Sohal, Head of Analytics and Insight

Kabir Sohal's motto is: Making Information Matter. Sohal is an experienced data and analytics professional with the experience and curiosity to make discoveries in the world of big data. Currently at Adobe, formerly at GiffGaff, he believes in the value of data-driven decisions and winning together with team and business partners.

Kate Carruthers, Chief Data Officer

Kate Carruthers, Chief Data Officer

Kate Carruthers is a technologist, marketer, entrepreneur, and educator with extensive experience in commercial and public sector senior executive roles. Currently working on data security, big data, strategic business intelligence, and data governance at UNSW Sydney. Member of the NSW Government Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board.

Kevin Cunnington, Director General

Kevin Cunnington, Director General

Kevin Cunnington is a senior executive with a strong track record of enabling organizations to address the challenges and exploit the opportunities afforded by the digital technology revolution. Over the last 15 years, he has held a senior position in the Professional Services, Investment Banking, and Telecommunications sectors.

Kevin Fletcher, Chief Data Officer

Kevin Fletcher, Chief Data Officer

Kevin Fletcher is a professional economist and data professional delivering actionable insights over many years of data leadership to the nationally vital business. Performing well with analytics to keep HMRC adaptable to the changes wrought by COVID19 is also worthy of commendation.

Kirill Petropavlov, Director, AI Innovation

Kirill Petropavlov, Director, AI Innovation

Kirill Petropavlov is an experienced director of AI with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skilled in AI, databases, mobile applications, web design and project delivery, all combined with a strong product management professional.

Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist

Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist

Kirk Borne is a Principal Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton. As an astrophysicist formerly working at NASA, Borne was the expert called upon to brief the President of the United States on data mining post 9/11, as the government explored how to use data mining to detect and prevent another terrorist attack. Now a Data Scientist with transdisciplinary data science research, applications and consulting across a variety of fields -- transcending traditional discipline boundaries.

Kshira Saagar, Director of Data Science and Analytics

Kshira Saagar, Director of Data Science and Analytics

Kshira Saagar's purpose as the Group Data Science function has two parts. First, as a strategic consultant and advisor providing visibility on everything happening across the group in one place via massive near-real-time data collection, transposition, and analysis. And second, as the caretaker of a marketplace of algorithms that designs productized algorithms-as-a-service to be used across regions.

Lauren Sager Weinstein, Chief Data Officer

Lauren Sager Weinstein, Chief Data Officer

Lauren Sager Weinstein is responsible for driving TfL’s decision-making and improved customer services, through provision of data products and services. Responsible for TfL’s business intelligence and holistic data science strategy, TfL’s technical platform design, development and support for data products and services.

Lauren Walker, Chief Operating and Data Officer

Lauren Walker, Chief Operating and Data Officer

Lauren Walker has a strong leadership background in an around data - working at IBM, The White House, LexisNexis, and now DA Network. She's won many awards for her contributions to data and analytics solutions, underpinned by the fact that any strategy can be activated with data and insights.

Leandro Cresta, Latin American CIO and Global IT Director

Leandro Cresta, Latin American CIO and Global IT Director

Leandro Cresta has 20 years of experience transforming the business to embrace and adopt digital technologies, managing information systems, technology, and shared services. Cresto designed and owned the five-year strategic roadmap for data and analytics worldwide, including platforms, processes, people, and portfolio. He also implemented a first-ever global data warehouse leveraging cloud, mobile, near real-time data ingestion and visualization technologies in less than nine months, combining agile and standard project management methodologies.

Lidia Fonseca, EVP Chief Digital and Technology Officer

Lidia Fonseca, EVP Chief Digital and Technology Officer

Lidia Fonseca is a renowned leader and her efforts have been recognized both in and out of Pfizer. In particular, Fonseca was named a Healthcare Transformer by Medical, Marketing, and Media in 2019. In 2018, she was the only diagnostics provider executive to participate in the White House Artificial Intelligence Summit. She received the 2017 Forbes CIO Innovation Award that recognizes CIOs who lead revenue-enhancing innovation efforts.

Lillian Pierson, Data Consultant

Lillian Pierson, Data Consultant

Lillian Pierson is the founder of Data-Mania, offering online and face-to-face training courses and workshops in the areas of big data, analytics, and data science. She works with many public sector enterprises in the technical domain, such as Dell and Intel, as well as government organizations, including the US Navy. Pierson blogs at Data-Mania and is the author of Data Science for Dummies and Managing Big Data Workflows for Dummies.

Lloyd C L Hollenberg, Computation

Lloyd C L Hollenberg, Computation

Professor Lloyd C L Hollenberg is an applied sciences leader within higher education and a data speaker in Australia, not just enabling the data discipline to advance outside of business but also to inspire the next generation of individuals who may also use data innovatively.

Louis DiCesari, Global Head of Data, Analytics and AI

Louis DiCesari, Global Head of Data, Analytics and AI

Louis DiCesari is an analytics leader with a unique blend of statistical expertise, business acumen, and strategic communication skills. Passionate about transforming data into memorable insights, stories, and visualizations that drive business decision making, thriving on innovation, new challenges, and developing new capabilities.

Louise de Beer, Head of Business Intelligence

Louise de Beer, Head of Business Intelligence

Louise de Beer is a problem solver who applies analytical capabilities to the resolution of problems. This has been applied within a corporate environment, applying analytical tools and methodologies to the identification and resolution of commercial problems; she analyzes complex data in the development of functional specifications for a range of front and back-end applications in and around The Harambe Youth Employment Accelerator.

Luc Osborne, VP Marketing Insights and Analytics

Luc Osborne, VP Marketing Insights and Analytics

Luc Osborne is an executive in data analytics, marketing, and strategy. He successfully set up and led innovative businesses in multiple international markets and has a fundamental experience in retail, FMCG, media, technology, sports, utilities, and telecoms sectors.

Marcello Savarese, Chief Data Officer

Marcello Savarese, Chief Data Officer

Marcello Savarese is actioning a new vision about resource collaboration and data management fostering the culture of data in business. Since 2012 he wrote the development of “Data Supply Chain” with three pillars as key components in the same unit: data governance, data intelligence, reporting, and automation under the same accountability and lead. He has an excellent track record of certified results translating pain points into analytics across his career.

Marcus Borba, Analyst and Consultant

Marcus Borba, Analyst and Consultant

Marcus Borba is a big data, analytics, and data science consultant and advisor. Borba has been named a top big data and data science influencer, and expert on numerous occasions. He has also been named a top influencer in machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), business intelligence (BI), and digital transformation.

Martin Draper, CIO and Change Director

Martin Draper, CIO and Change Director

Martin Draper is an accomplished technology, retail, and business intelligence leader with an extensive range of experience in adding value to organizations that understand the value of IT enablement and data-driven initiatives. He is able to operate effectively at a number of levels, delivering business benefits with a proven track record of retail focussed program management, technical architecture, data analysis, and application development for the support of business solutions through first-class analytical, stakeholder management, hands-on design and problem-solving skills.

Martyn Jones, AI Strategist

Martyn Jones, AI Strategist

Martyn Jones demonstrates a cutting-edge analysis of technological trends, innovative ideas, and industry hype, all whilst fostering a culture of honesty within the data and information technology business. He extracts true business value from innovative technologies, informing, educating, and entertaining people about what works and what doesn't in AI, architecture, data, information, management, strategy, and analytics. Lastly, he evangelizes an ethical, honest, and decent approach to the promotion of technologies.

Matthew Fryer, VP Chief Data Science Officer

Matthew Fryer, VP Chief Data Science Officer

Matthew Fryer is an experienced Vice President of Analytics with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in SEO, statistical data analysis, big data analytics, management, and apache-spark, he is a strong research professional with a Leadership and Strategic Impact Course (LSI) focused on Organizational Leadership from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He was also awarded ML Hero status by Amazon Web Services.

Michael C. R. Collemiche, Chief Data Officer

Michael C. R. Collemiche, Chief Data Officer

Michael Collemiche is Head of Data & Analytics at Belcorp and a global leader in beauty and personal care. He is the leader of the company's data and analytics strategy and responsible for achieving the highest level of data-driven maturity in the organization. Currently, he is also leading with the VP of Technology the digital transformation, talent, and culture at scale, promoting experimentation and agile development.

Michael Li, VP Data

Michael Li, VP Data

Michael Li is Head of Data and Analytics at Belcorp where he is the leader of the company's data and analytics strategy, and responsible for achieving the highest level of data-driven maturity in the organization. Currently, he is also leading talent and culture at scale, promoting experimentation and agile development. Since joining Belcorp in 2017, Li has built a dynamic global team with top external and internal talent. Since 2019, he is also a founding member of the CDO association in LatAm, which brings together the main professionals from different industries in the Region to become an instrument for coordination, interrelation and growth of data governance and information analysis practices in Latin America.

Muirne Laffan, Founder

Muirne Laffan, Founder

Muirne Laffan is a well-respected data leader in Ireland having acted as MD and Chief Digital Officer who has built talented teams, brands, global D2C products and content and driven growth at RTÉ, Ireland’s PSB, GAAGO, RTÉ Player, RTÉ.ie and RTÉ News Now. She now works with media and content direct-to-consumer services and technology start-ups on growth and market strategies.

Nagesh Saldi, CIO

Nagesh Saldi, CIO

Nagesh Saldi has overall responsibility for applications and systems for Tesla including global supply chain, worldwide manufacturing, and factories, engineering, e-commerce, business intelligence, and financials. He is currently the Chief Information Officer at one of its most exciting times for the industry.

Nanda Padayachee, Head AI, Automation and APIs

Nanda Padayachee, Head AI, Automation and APIs

Nanda Padayachee is an expert on data and big data technologies, especially in the African FS markets, and in particular retail and corporate banking. His innovative data initiatives have won him numerous industry awards within the region, promoting the local and national infrastructure and business to a global audience.

Nelly Chatue-Diop, Chief Data Officer

Nelly Chatue-Diop, Chief Data Officer

Nelly Chatue-Diop builds and leads a talented pool of data experts to transform data to information to knowledge to value for the whole company, for the gambling and casinos business Betclic Group.

Norma Dove-Edwin, Chief Data and Information Officer

Norma Dove-Edwin, Chief Data and Information Officer

Norma Dove-Edwin is the Group Chief Data and Information Officer at Places for People, managing the Group’s technology function and is also responsible for establishing the 'Places for People Innovation Lab'. An experienced hands-on commercial technology leader, Dove-Edwin has the capability to manage scale, ambiguity and risk. She demonstrates the ability to deliver business value through her understanding of the critical partnership required between the technology function and the other business functions.

Ofir Shalev, Chief Data Officer

Ofir Shalev, Chief Data Officer

Ofir Shalev is an entrepreneurial executive bringing over 20 years of international experience spanning across multiple geographies, product lines, and functions. He has a proven performance in both start-up and Fortune 500 organizations, turnaround situations, and growth-oriented endeavors, bringing startup culture to big business.

Pamela Cook, MD

Pamela Cook, MD

Pamela Cook leads Infoahare, which provides intuitive software to build single views of people, organizations, objects, and locations. Its software under Cook's leadership allows organizations to transform data into a strategic corporate asset by resolving conflicting or unknown data held in single or multiple databases; profiling, cleaning, enriching, matching, reporting, and searching across millions of records in real-time.

Paul Davison, Head of Data

Paul Davison, Head of Data

Paul Davison is a commercially focused expert in direct marketing with over 19 years of experience helping clients and agencies create successful customer retention and acquisition campaigns. He is a specialist in getting the value from customer and prospect data whilst ensuring data-driven marketing delivers results, especially in his current position at Royal Mail.

Paul French, Director of Business Intelligence

Paul French, Director of Business Intelligence

Paul French is an experienced business intelligence and visualization leader, with a strong track record in developing and embedding BI strategy into a large organization, through technology deployment, data reuse, effective appropriate governance, and behavioral change to drive adoption. His track record in building organizational operating models and industry-leading BI and visualization teams is impressive as is his passion for coaching and developing people and nurturing talent for tomorrow's world.

Rebekah Horne, Country Director

Rebekah Horne, Country Director

Rebekah Horne is a global executive leader across technology, data, and innovation. She is currently Apple's Country Director in Australia after digital stints at the Digital Strategy Forum and the National Rugby League where she led the digital and information transformation of the NRL.

Roisin McCarthy, Co-Founder

Roisin McCarthy, Co-Founder

Roisin McCarthy and Women in Data UK's aim is to ensure diversity in data and analytics by encouraging females to enter, shine, and progress in their careers. Women in Data UK advocates that gender parity would generate a competitive advantage to businesses by mobilizing a wealth of historically untapped talent: women. McCarthy in instrumental in furthering this necessary agenda.

Ross Simson, Global Chief Data Officer

Ross Simson, Global Chief Data Officer

Ross Simson led the data initiative at one of the largest regulated water and waste companies in the UK. He championed the importance of great data governance with the board and across all business groups; building the team across data management, data quality, enterprise data architecture, data warehouse in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure, SAP and Esri with BI using Power Bi and Data Science. He has also been nominated for the Best Use of Data by ESRI for his Event Viewer product before showcasing at conferences across Europe.

Sandra Nudelman, Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Sandra Nudelman, Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Sandra Nudelman is the Chief Data and Analytics Officer for Chase and JPMorgan Wealth Management and has direct oversight of and accountability for data management and governance, data, and analytics technology platforms and infrastructure. With a team of over 1400 data and analytics professionals and 1200 technologists, we are heavily invested in our talent. Examples include our consulting-stylet, two-year rotational program for recent graduates (FAST)t, a Firmwide employee networking group, Quantitative Employee Development (QED), and opportunities to volunteer your data and analytics skills for good through JPMC Global Philanthropy.

Sarah Flannigan, Chair

Sarah Flannigan, Chair

Sarah Flannigan is a former data-led CIO with a wealth of expertise and experience leading the IT function across many sectors and well-known brands like National Trust and EDF Energy. Now acting as Chair and Advisor to a range of businesses on how to best use technology to generate future change.

Sarah Wilkinson, CEO

Sarah Wilkinson, CEO

Sarah Wilkinson is the CEO of NHS Digital and brings to the vital organization a wealth of data leadership experience from the UK Home Office, Credit Suisse, and HSBC.

Simon Gratton, Director of Advanced Analytics

Simon Gratton, Director of Advanced Analytics

Simon Gratton has a clear understanding and view of what sound data architecture should look like to unlock business value should look. Using agile best-practice methodologies he has been instrumental in helping Royal Mail handle the range of external pressures of 2020.

Stefan Olander, Speaker

Stefan Olander, Speaker

Stefan Olander is the former VP Global Digital Innovation at Nike, and now Speaker and Author on innovation, data and the future of technologies. His book that he co-authored, Velocity, is a manifesto for a world gone digital and is charged with cutting-edge content, presenting seven new laws all businesses need to know in order to thrive.

Stephen Schmidt, CISO

Stephen Schmidt, CISO

Stephen Schmidt is the CISO for AWS and brings his heightened sense of security, privacy, and data to the world-leading business. He pulls a thread between privacy by design and best-in-class data strategies to continually keep AWS secure and pioneering in its products and services.

Sue Daley, Director of Technology and Innovation

Sue Daley, Director of Technology and Innovation

Sue Daley leads techUK's technology and innovation strategy. This includes driving techUK’s cloud computing, big data, data analytics, AI (including digital ethics) and IoT work programs as well as campaigns on innovative policy and emerging and transformative technologies key to the UK’s digital future. She has been recognized as one of the most influential women in tech in the U.K and is in the UK Big Data 100 as a key influencer in driving forward the data agenda.

Terri Sutherland, Head of Insights

Terri Sutherland, Head of Insights

Terri Sutherland leads the insights division of the National Australia Bank and brings her business intelligence experience from her times at BP APAC and Shell.

Tom Pringle, VP Market Research

Tom Pringle, VP Market Research

Tom Pringle has been developing his skills as a subject matter expert in analytical technologies, information and data management, and the evolution of innovative enterprise applications. He has been responsible for research and consulting projects, supporting in-depth market research papers and reports, and uncovering the hidden secrets of the data market. For over five years, Tom was the Head of Technology Research at Ovum, specializing in AI, data, and analytics.

Umer Khan, VP Information Technology and Security

Umer Khan, VP Information Technology and Security

Umer Khan provides technology to enable rocket scientists and engineers, USA-based manufacturing, and mission-critical launch, control, and recovery. As the CISO, he is also responsible for establishing and maintaining information protection and security programs including risk management, security engineering, threat and vulnerability management, security operations, incident response, forensics, electronic discovery, and compliance.

Vijay Sharma, Data Leader, VP Europe

Vijay Sharma, Data Leader, VP Europe

Vijay Sharma is a business/technology strategist and transformation leader offering global information management services with a large brand. In this way, he sets up and delivers major programs globally as a thought leader and evangelist in big data, deep data, analytics, and cloud solutions.

Vukosi Sambo, Chief Data Officer

Vukosi Sambo, Chief Data Officer

Vukosi Sambo is a corporate officer responsible for enterprise-wide governance and utilization of information as an asset, via data processing, analysis, data mining insights, and foresight generation at Kaelo.

Wade Munsie, Global CDO

Wade Munsie, Global CDO

Wade Munsie is a data leader and strategist with a proven record of implementing data-driven change on a corporate scale. He has a deep understanding of business and technology, driving significant business value through innovative solutions whilst being passionate about building diverse teams and empowering exceptional performance in and around the business.

William Groves, Chief Data Officer

William Groves, Chief Data Officer

William Groves is a Chief Data & Analytics Officer and Fortune 500 Executive. He is a driven global leader with expertise in technology and data-enabled business solutions at a very well-known brand always at the bleeding edge of innovation in data and customer experience.

Young Sohn, Chief Strategy Officer

Young Sohn, Chief Strategy Officer

Young Sohn is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur whose passion is building businesses and fostering emerging technologies that have the potential to transform the world for the better. Currently, Sohn serves as Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics and Chairman of the Board of HARMAN. He leads Samsung’s strategy for global innovation, investment, and new business creation, and led the company’s $8 billion acquisition of HARMAN.