NEW YORK, May 7, 2015: According to new data from the CDO Club, the number of Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) doubled from 2013 to nearly 1,000 in 2014, continuing a trend of doubling each year. The CDO Club forecasts that the number of global CDOs will double again in 2015, to some 2,000 CDOs by the end of the year.
NEW YORK, April 29, 2015: CDO Club, the world’s first and largest community of C-suite digital leaders, with over 1,000 members, today named Adam Brotman, Starbucks Coffee Company’s Chief Digital Officer, the 2015 U.S. Chief Digital Officer of the Year.
3rd Annual Chief Digital Officer Summit, Sponsored by Capgemini, Returns to Thomson Reuters in NYC on April 29, 2015
NEW YORK, April 21, 2015: Organizers for the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) Summit, sponsored by Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology, and outsourcing services, today announced speakers and additional sponsors for the third annual U.S. event on April 29, 2015, at Thomson Reuters in New York City.
NEW YORK, March 11, 2015: David Mathison, founder of the CDO Club and curator of the CDO Summit for Chief Digital Officers and Chief Data Officers, will take part in a South By South West panel titled “How to Prepare for the Tidal Wave of Big Data Jobs” on Friday March 13, 2015 at 2 p.m. CST at ACL Live at The Moody Theater at 310 West 2nd Street in Austin, Texas.
Government Digital Service’s Executive Director Mike Bracken Named First U.K. Chief Digital Officer of the Year 2014 by CDO Club
NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct 29, 2014: The Award was presented by CDO Club founder David Mathison, who remarked: “Mike is an inspiration to all digital leaders tasked with transformation, regardless of sector. The work by his team at GDS provides a case study for the rest of the world on how to transform public sector services to a “digital by default” model, by building and championing a digital culture that puts the user first and delivers the best, low-cost public services possible.
LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct 24, 2014: By 2015, 25% of all organizations will have a Chief Digital Officer (CDO) according to a forecast by IT research and advisory firm Gartner. Designed to educate organizations about how to embrace the digital journey and better understand how to increase competencies in digital, social, and mobile, the first-ever U.K. Chief Digital Officer Summit will take place in London on 29th October 2014.
Number of Chief Digital Officers Doubled in 2013; Seven CDOs Became CEO and Four CDOs Became Board Directors, According to the CDO Club
NEW YORK and OXFORD England, May 12, 2014: According to new data from the CDO Club, the number of Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) doubled from 2012 to nearly 500 in 2013, continuing a trend of doubling each year. The CDO Club conservatively forecasts that the number of global CDOs will double again in 2014, to 1,000 CDOs by the end of the year. CDO Club founder David Mathison presented his CDO Talent Map 2014 findings at the second annual CDO Summit, held in April 2014 at Time Warner in New York City.
New York State’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel S. Haot Named Chief Digital Officer of the Year 2014 by CDO Club
NEW YORK, May 6, 2014: Rachel S. Haot, Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Secretary for Technology at the State of New York, was named the 2014 Chief Digital Officer of the Year by the CDO Club. The award was given to Haot after her keynote presentation, “Improving Government and Public Engagement through Digital Innovation,” at the Chief Digital Officer Summit on April 22, 2014, at Time Warner in New York City.
NEW YORK, April 14, 2014: Ken Kragen, renowned for his unique and creative endeavors that have far transcended the music and entertainment industries in which he has had many incredibly successful years, will discuss “Accomplishing the Impossible” as the featured speaker on April 22 at the 2014 Chief Digital Officer Summit at Time Warner in New York City.
NEW YORK, April 3, 2014: Teddy Goff, Digital Director of Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns, was named the 2013 Chief Digital Officer of the Year by the CDO Club, the world’s largest network of Chief Digital Officers. Goff, who gave the keynote speech at the 2013 CDO Summit, worked with a 200+person team that employed ground-breaking digital strategies to raise $690 million for the Obama 2012 campaign. His efforts also resulted in the registering of more than 1 million voters online, enticing millions of Facebook and Twitter followers, creating innovative digital fundraising tools, and mobilizing hundreds of thousands of volunteers.
NEW YORK, April 1, 2014: On April 22-23, hundreds of digital leaders, executives, and practitioners will convene for the second annual Chief Digital Officer Summit at Time Warner in New York City. “I’m super excited to announce another full lineup of digital leaders and luminaries who will be speaking and sharing their knowledge at the 2nd annual Chief Digital Officer Summit,” announced CDO Summit curator David Mathison. “The CDO Summit offers intimate access to the digital elite, and these executives are fast becoming our society’s leaders and CEOs,” said Mathison.
NEW YORK, March 21, 2014: Organizers for the Chief Digital Officer Summit today announced sponsors for its second annual event, which takes place on April 22 and 23, 2014, at Time Warner in New York City. “I’m excited to report that 100% of the sponsors from our inaugural 2013 Chief Digital Officer Summit have returned to sponsor our 2014 event,” said David Mathison, Curator of the Chief Digital Officer Summit and founder of the CDO Club. “This clearly demonstrates the verifiable value and ROI that our CDO Summit provides to sponsors, speakers, and attendees alike.”
NEW YORK, March 18, 2014: The CDO Club has identified the names of the 10 most-followed Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) on Twitter. Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, topped the list with 55,400 followers. Following Sreenivasan was Rachel S. Haot, Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Secretary of Technology for the State of New York, with 51,500 followers. Ranked third was Jonathan Sackett, President and CEO at the MashburnSackett agency, with a total of 30,600 followers.
NEW YORK, March 12, 2014: The CDO Club has identified the names of the 10 most influential online Chief Digital Officers (CDOs), calculated by their scores from the influence-rating site Klout. Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Jason Hirschhorn, former CDO at MTV, captured the number one spot, both earning a Klout score of 81. David Mathison, founder and curator of the CDO Club, created the list from the deep database of global CDOs he compiled to produce the recently released CDO Talent Map.
NEW YORK, Feb 21, 2013: Organizers for the inaugural Chief Digital Officer Summit have announced that sales have exceeded expectations, and last week, the Summit completely sold out of tickets. The Summit will be held on February 28, 2013 at Thomson Reuters located at 3 Times Square in New York City, NY. To handle the overwhelming demand for access, conference officials announced a sponsorship from Brightcove Inc. as the official video platform provider.
President Barack Obama’s Digital Director Teddy Goff to be Keynote Speaker at Inaugural Chief Digital Officer Summit
NEW YORK, Jan 31, 2013: Goff was Digital Director for President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign, where he oversaw 200+ people who collectively raised more than $690 million, generated more than 133 million video views, built Facebook and Twitter followings of more than 45 and 33 million people respectively, registered more than a million voters online, ran the largest online advertising program in political history, built groundbreaking tools for online fundraising and campaigning, and organized hundreds of thousands of volunteers and events through their proprietary organizing platform, Dashboard.
Chief Digital Officer (CDO) Summit Announces Keynotes by Vivian Schiller (SVP & CDO, NBC News), David Payne (SVP & CDO, Gannett Co., Inc.), and Jonathan Miller (former CDO, News Corporation)
New York, Jan 22, 2013: In addition to the keynotes, the agenda features digital leaders from more than 40 organizations, including Arnold, BBC, Clear Channel, Columbia University, Conde Nast, Disney/ABC, Forbes, Harpo Studios, Harvard University, Kaplan Test Prep, Lincoln Center, LiveNation, MIT, Ogilvy, PBS, Rachael Ray Digital, ReverbNation, Rogers Communications, Simon and Schuster, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Wenner Media, among others.
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DAVID MATHISON BIO AND HEAD SHOTS
David Mathison is the curator of the Chief Digital Officer summit and founder of the CDO Club.
Mathison is the world’s leading authority on Chief Digital and Data officers, and has been quoted by American Banker, CIO.com, CIO-UK, CMS Wire, CNBC, Computer Weekly, Computerworld, Diginomica, EdTech Magazine, FedTech Magazine, Fierce CIO, Financial Times, Forbes, Guardian, Huffington Post, I-CIO, McKinsey & Company, MIT Sloan Management Review, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal, and ZDNet, among others.
He was previously the founder and Managing Director of the Digital Media practice at Chadick Ellig, a premiere executive search consultancy named by Business Week as “one of the world’s most influential headhunters.
Mathison’s book, BE THE MEDIA, was featured in the NY Times after he pre-sold over 5,000 copies in 11 days via his web site, Twitter, and Facebook.
He has given keynote presentations everywhere from Columbia University to the United Nations (3 times in 2010), from Austin (SXSW) and Amsterdam to Zagreb, Croatia.
From 1999-2001 he was founder and CEO of the Kinecta Corporation where he raised $30 million in under 2 years. Kinecta was acquired and is now part of Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL).
From 1994-1999 Mathison was Vice President with Thomson Reuters, the world’s largest news agency, where he pioneered online content syndication.
Mathison earned his Masters degree from Columbia University in 1995.