Can you deliver meaningful results on a data project in one or two quarters? This is a requirement for almost all initiatives undertaken by petco Rakesh Srinivasan, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, who invests the talent and resources to get results fast.
“I strongly believe in making multi-year plans when you are on a rapid transformation journey,” Srinivasan said. It’s important to start working your way out and start seeing results. »
Srinivasan will share Petco’s ongoing data journey to IOC Future of Data Summit, taking place virtually on May 10 and 11. Focused on building an intelligent organization, the event will bring together technology leaders to discuss both strategy and practical implementation tactics.
the program begins May 10 with Hilary Mason, data scientist in residence at Accel Partners. Mason, highly skilled in using data to inform transformational change in a business, will share insights into major data projects as well as questions from the field in a live chat with attendees.
Carrier CIO Gundeep Singh will describe how the company overhauled its data strategy, and Avant-gardeRyan Swann, Director of Data Analytics, will discuss how the growing sophistication of advanced analytics connects to better outcomes for investors. Travelers Senior Vice President and Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Mano Mannoochahr, will discuss creating a data-driven culture.
The new non-profit organization Alliance of data and trustwhose members include influential U.S. corporations likeand Nike, Starbucks, American Express and Meta, seeks to develop a new literacy for organizations to help them adopt responsible data and AI practices. Executive Director Jon Iwata will discuss recent projects and the overall strategy guiding the organization.
Respond to a major problem for companies around the world, Extreme networks CIO John Abel, sanmina CIO and Senior Vice President Manesh Patel, and Erik Singleton, consultant at North Highland around the world will discuss using data to solve supply chain challenges.
Finally, we’ll feature the winners of IDC’s Best in Future of Intelligence North America awards. Ken Finnerty, Vice President of Information Technology at Biggest Winner UPSwill discuss how the shipping giant views innovation and tools like artificial intelligence and data architecture with Chandana Gopal, IDC’s research director for Future of Intelligence.
This is followed by insights from the category winners, speaking in a conversation with Dan Vesset, IDC Group Vice President for Information Management and Analytics. Sharing their data best practices, George Villarreal, deputy director of the road safety division of the Texas Department of Transportation; Anthony Seraphim, Vice President of Data Governance at Texas Mutual Insurance; and Susan Ford, President of SEMMA Health and Partner at Graham Allen Partners on behalf of the winner Michiana Hematology Oncology.
On May 11, we’ll be looking at one of the most hyped new data use cases: sports betting. Darren Rovell, Senior Producer at Action Network and former journalist ESPN and CNBC, will share how sophisticated data newly available to bettors is leveling the playing field with sports betting. He will also answer questions about blockchain, AI and more in a live chat with summit attendees.
Dana McGraw, vice president of audience modeling and data science at Disney Advertising, will explain how the company uses data cleanrooms to allow marketers to integrate their own data with Disney’s to better reach consumers. Darryl Maraj, senior vice president and chief technology officer of the Digital Innovation Group at GA Telesiswill explain how rapid prototyping and other advances have made data an integral part of the commercial aviation company’s business.
Showing results quickly can be a way to prove the value of the CDO role – an essential step in an age when the average duration of a CDO is less than three years. Randy Bean, Founder and CEO of NewVantage Partners, Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, and Josh King, Partner at Ridgeway Partners, share the greatest tool for success in the role and potential solutions for success.
Looking to the future, we will explore one of the most talked about and yet to be realized technologies: quantum computing. Roger Grimes, a data-driven defense evangelist at KnowBe4and Bob Lewis, President of Computer catalystswill take sides to know when – or if – the tool will be available and useful for companies.
More immediately, data leaders can explore the use of citizen data scientists. In a live workshop, Isaac Sacolick, Editor-in-Chief of InfoWorld, will walk participants through how to develop centers of excellence for citizen data scientists. The session will discuss how to avoid data silos and best practices in data governance.
Every year, Merriam Webster is making headlines with its word of the year. This is just one of the ways the company uses data from its online dictionary. Editor Peter Sokolowski will share how data can reveal cultural and political zeitgeist and what we can learn from it.
All along the top, sponsor including Amazon web service will share innovative solutions to build your data strategy.
View the full summit schedule here. The event is free for qualified participants. Don’t miss – register today.
Pictured above (left to right): Dana McGraw, vice president of audience modeling and data science at Disney Advertising; Darryl Maraj, senior vice president and chief technology officer of the digital innovation group at GA Telesis; and Darren Rovell, senior producer at Action Network.