Day One

24/10/2017

Please see below for the agenda of IBM CDO Summit, Fall 2017. The 2018 agenda will be annouced ahead of the 2018 Fall event.

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8.00am- 9.00am

Conference Registration & Networking

9.00am- 9.15am

IBM Welcome Address & Kick-Off

Speaking
Glenn Finch
Global Managing Partner, Cognitive & Analytics - IBM
Caitlin Halferty
Client Engagement Executive, IBM Chief Data Office - IBM

9.15am- 10.15am

Keynote Presentation: The CDO Blueprint – Enabling the Cognitive Enterprise

Speaking
James Kavanaugh
Senior Vice President, Transformation & Operations - IBM
Inderpal Bhandari
Global Chief Data Officer - IBM

10.15am- 11.00am

Keynote Panel: The Data Leader Journey – Building a Long Term Data Strategy

Following the launch of IBM’s CDO Blueprint, experienced CDOs & CAOs share their experiences of developing long term strategies for their data and analytics functions. What methods should be used to develop your strategic approach to data & analytics in the coming years? Responding to changes – remaining flexible and adapting to the needs, priorities… Read more.

Speaking
Bruce Tyler
Partner - Global Big Data Analytics Leader - IBM
Allison Sagraves
Chief Data Officer - M&T Bank

11.00am- 11.30am

Morning Coffee & Networking


Discussion Group Session 1

11.30am- 12.15pm

Discussion Group 1A: CEO, CIO, CMO, COO? Where Should CDOs and CAOs Report?

Top tips to secure the reporting line you desire from the start. Do different organizational priorities require different reporting structures, or is one preferable for a CDO? What impact does the wrong reporting line have? How can this be remedied?

Ramesh Lakshminarayanan
Chief Data & Analytics Officer - Mr Cooper
Kjersten Moody
Chief Data & Analytics Officer - State Farm Insurance

Discussion Group 1B: Actionable, Accurate, and Ready Data – Establishing a Strong Governance Framework

Laying a solid foundation – ensuring well maintained data that is constantly ready for use. Realizing consistency across business lines and geographies. Balancing strong governance with the need to enable innovation.

Mark Krzysko
Deputy Director, Enterprise Information - U.S. Department of Defense
Mark Reitman
Head of Wealth Management Data Governance Office - Morgan Stanley
Ellen Gentile
Vice President, Data Quality - SMBC

Discussion Group 1C: Identifying and Eliminating Inefficiencies Through Data

Generating insights that reduce Inefficiencies in your business processes. How can we use data to cut costs in finance, operations, sales, and other business functions? Data as a profit-center, not cost-center – demonstrating ROI.

Shilpa Yelamaneni
Director of Analytics - Eby-Brown
Andrew Sohn
SVP, Global Digital and Analytics Services - Crawford and Company
Martin Brunswick
Chief Data Officer - Voxent

Discussion Group 1D: Stimulating Industry Innovation – Using Data to Identify New Business Models

Disrupting the market by making the most out of your data to create new business models. Evaluating ideas and opportunities, using your data as your guide. Leveraging cognitive technologies to seek out new opportunities.

Pascal Marmier
SVP, Digital Analytics - Swiss Re
Sammy Amirghodsi
VP, Data Management & Analytics - Options Clearing Corporation

Discussion Group Session 2

12.15pm- 1.00pm

Discussion Group 2A: Cementing Your Place in the C-Suite through Quick Wins and Long Term Goals

Winning credibility in the early days through quick wins from long-hanging fruit. Moving beyond the early days and securing your role by delivering on long term goals. Avoiding the risk of CDAOs being a ‘flash in the pan’ – what do we need to do?

Ferd Scheepers
Chief Information Architect - ING

Discussion Group 2B: We Always Deliver! Packaging Data For Internal & External Use

Meeting demands – consistent data packaged perfectly for regulatory agencies. Ensuring that data is always accessible for use by internal stakeholders and exploring hybrid Data Management options. Preparing data for use by external partners.

Jennifer Curtiss
VP, Head of Enterprise Data Governance - American Express Company
Genevy Dimitrion
SVP, Chief Data Steward - State Street

Discussion Group 2C: Drive-Thru Data – Self Service Data Discovery and Insights

Empowering internal stakeholders to self-serve their analytics needs. In data we trust – getting others to trust the data, not their gut. Inspiring people to understand progress through regular benchmarking.

Walter Mullikin
Senior Director, Head of Enterprise Analytics - Shire Pharmaceuticals
Dimitris Agrafiotis
Chief Data Officer - Covance

Discussion Group 2D: Data-Driven Interactions to Keep your Customers Coming Back

Creating new and distinctive customer experiences from your own and open source data. Getting personal – wowing customers through personalization. No more waiting – implementing real-time decisioning.

Robert Brazile
SVP, Strategic Data and Analytics - Fidelity Investments
John Ahrendt
SVP, Enterprise Data & Analytics - Wells Fargo
Dan Gettens
Chief Analytics Officer - OnProcess Technology

1.00pm- 2.00pm

Buffet Lunch & Networking


Discussion Group Session 3

2.00pm- 2.45pm

Discussion Group 3A: Winning Business Internally, and Leading Your Organization to Data-Centricity

Creating a compelling case for change – getting the urgency, buy-in and commitment you need. Identifying needs of internal clients and using data to empower them. Selling your services – overcoming scepticism by demonstrating value through case studies, testing, and promotion.

Sanjay Saxena
Senior Vice President, Data Governance - Northern Trust

Discussion Group 3B: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility – Creating a Unified Governance Strategy

From data users to data stewards – Convincing colleagues of the importance of high quality data. Developing realistic policies that are simple to follow. Entrenching data stewardship as business-as-usual across all verticals within your business.

Allison Sagraves
Chief Data Officer - M&T Bank
Jennifer Ippoliti
Firmwide Data Governance Lead - JP Morgan Chase

Discussion Group 3C: Boost the Bottom Line – Opportunities for Growth Hidden in your Data

Using data to capitalize on new business opportunities. Discover trends and patterns that uncover opportunities for growth using predictive analytics. Growing your customer base with personalized experiences.

Sammy Amirghodsi
VP, Data Management & Analytics - Options Clearing Corporation
Shilpa Yelamaneni
Director of Analytics - Eby-Brown

Discussion Group 3D: Getting Smart on Product Development

Creating data-driven products that will have lasting impact. Embedding cognitive functionality into applications and products. How can we best capitalize on IoT when devising new products?

Dan Gettens
Chief Analytics Officer - OnProcess Technology

Discussion Group Session 4

2.45pm- 3.30pm

Discussion Group 4A: Winning the Battle for Resources – Ensuring Data is an Investment Priority

How to convince your CEO, CFO, and others of the need for investment in your organization’s data program. Securing budget in the long term, but clearly demonstrating ROI on previous investments. Working to embed a data focused culture in your organization’s leadership and allowing you to reap the financial rewards.

Dimitris Agrafiotis
Chief Data Officer - Covance

Discussion Group 4B: Exploiting the Explosion of Data Sources Whilst Maintaining Order

Ensuring well managed data, regardless of source. Meeting the integration challenge – linking up disparate data sources. Are we ready for IoT? Exploring the governance steps required.

Walter Mullikin
Senior Director, Head of Enterprise Analytics - Shire Pharmaceuticals
Ellen Gentile
Vice President, Data Quality - SMBC
Martin Brunswick
Chief Data Officer - Voxent

Discussion Group 4C: Communicating and Speaking a Foreign Language? Utilizing Data Translators

Overcoming the divide between number crunchers and decision makers. When Unicorns don’t exist, how can we use ‘data translators’ as a bridge? An expert in communication – translating findings to impact on the business using Data Visualization tools.

Jeff Bodzewski
Chief Analytics Officer - M Booth
John Backhouse
Chief Information Officer - CareEnroll

Discussion Group 4D: Rise of the Marketing Machines? Boosting your Marketing Efforts with Machine Learning

Overcoming the data deluge – automation through Machine Learning. Using advanced analytics techniques for Segmentation & Personalization to maximize impact. The power of prediction – estimating churn and forecasting customer life-time value.

Christopher Penn
Vice President of Marketing Technology - SHIFT Communications
Victor Lo
Head of Data Science & AI, Workplace Solutions - Fidelity Investments

3.30pm- 4.00pm

Afternoon Tea & Networking

4.00pm- 4.45pm

Keynote Panel: Nurturing the Next Generation – Building the Pipeline of Talent to Overcome Shortages in the Long Term

The current shortage of data and analytics talent is much discussed, but what actions should the CDAO community take now in order to mitigate this in future years? How can we use internal training to up-skill employees, and bred the data and analytics talent of the future within our own organizations? Discussing approaches to developing… Read more.

Speaking
Genevy Dimitrion
SVP, Chief Data Steward - State Street
Wendy Butler Curtis
Head of Practice Analytics & Service Innovations - Orrick
Sanjay Saxena
Senior Vice President, Data Governance - Northern Trust
Jonas Jacobi
VP, Developer Advocacy - IBM

4.45pm- 5.30pm

Keynote Panel: Delivering on the Promise of Data & Analytics – Providing Real Value to your Organization and Demonstrating Return on Investment

How to prioritize offensive, value-driven strategies to deliver on innovation whilst ensuring defensive duties are discharged, featuring real-life uses of Client 360, Metadata Generation and Trust. Finding value when the low hanging fruit has all been eaten – where to turn for long term, sustainable results to out-compete your competitors. Communicating the impact of the… Read more.

Speaking
Seth Dobrin
VP & Chief Data Officer, IBM Analytics - IBM
John Ahrendt
SVP, Enterprise Data & Analytics - Wells Fargo
Ramesh Lakshminarayanan
Chief Data & Analytics Officer - Mr Cooper
Ferd Scheepers
Chief Information Architect - ING
Wes Hunt
SVP, Chief Data Officer - MetLife

5.30pm- 5.45pm

IBM Wrap-Up

Speaking
Inderpal Bhandari
Global Chief Data Officer - IBM
Caitlin Halferty
Client Engagement Executive, IBM Chief Data Office - IBM

5.45pm- 7.00pm

Networking Drinks Reception

7.00pm

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