Allison Sagraves

Allison Sagraves

Job Title: Chief Data Officer

Company: M&T Bank

Allison Sagraves is Chief Data Officer of M&T Bank, and has more than 25 years of experience in financial services and consulting. Ms. Sagraves has held leadership positions in many areas including risk, technology, finance, and operations and has led many enterprise change initiatives. Prior to joining M&T, she worked for Barclays Bank, American Express, Deloitte, and served as a member of The White House staff. Ms. Sagraves has an MBA from Harvard and a B.A. cum laude from Smith College.  Ms. Sagraves recently gave a Tedx talk on Citizen Data Science  and is a frequent speaker on a range of business topics. Her talk Gravitas: The Leader’s Edge was named Best of 2014 by Ellevate Network. Ms. Sagraves serves on several non-profit boards in education and the arts.

Speaking at the following:

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.

8.00am - 9.00am
Networking Breakfast – Women in Data

This open networking session is available for all delegates, both men and women, to come together to discuss the importance of women in data. This session is first come, first served with a limited capacity – it will begin promptly at 8am, so please register and grab refreshments beforehand. There will be multiple small roundtables… Read more.

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.

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