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Tuesday August 9, 2016

Chief DIGITAL Officer JOBS Update for July 2016

Get the latest info on these Chief DIGITAL Officers and more…

The CDO Summit is the premier event for digital & data leaders:
Day 1: Chief DIGITAL Officer Summit on November 16, 2016
Day 2: Chief DATA Officer Summit on November 17, 2016
Washington D.C., United States

Welcome to our Chief Digital Officer JOBS Update through July 2016.

In this issue, we list FOURTEEN new CDO appointments for July; over a DOZEN CDOs who made the news this month; and more new open CDO positions globally on our Career page (TWENTY total jobs!).

Clearly, these are exciting times to be a leader in digital transformation and building a data-driven culture!

The Update consists of 3 sections:

  • New Chief Digital Officer placements (through July 2016): More than FOURTEEN new CDOs were hired in July alone, we provide the highlights inside. Congratulations to the new Chief Digital Officers at Casual Dining Group, EPIX, Flight Centre Travel Group, IPG Mediabrands, Nordea, Patterson Companies, TD Bank, The Brink’s Company, and UK Home Office, among others. Welcome to the CDO Club!
  • Chief Digital Officers ‘In the News’: Consider us your personal CDO “news clippings” service. We tracked 45 CDO ARTICLES and hand-picked over a DOZEN CDOs who made the news in July, including ABS-CBN Corporation’s Donald Lim, Barclays’ Ashley Veasey, Barnes & Noble’s Fred Argir, GE’s Bill Ruh, MediaCom’s Deirdre McGlashan, Rachael Ray/ Watch Entertainment’s Sharon Feder, and Argos/Home Retail Group PLC’s Bertrand Bodson! How did they make news? Find out inside.
  • Open Chief Digital Officer Jobs: Hey, we just added more new OPEN JOBS! Inside, you’ll find EIGHT (8) open posts for Chief Digital Officers, TWELVE (12) open Chief Data Officer jobs, and other C-level digital and data positions. Be sure to review the open posts on our dedicated career page.
NOTE: You will need to be a registered CDO Club member to view this post, with at minimum SILVER, GOLD, or PLATINUM status. Membership options and registration can be found here

CONGRATULATIONS also to CDOs who became CEO, President, and Board Directors: 
  • Kevin Conroy: President of Digital and New Platforms at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (former CDO at Univision). Conroy will report to Mark Burnett, MGM’s president of television and digital group, who made his name as the producer of such shows as “Survivor,” “The Apprentice” and “Shark Tank”.
  • Kasper Aakerlund: CEO at IPG Mediabrands (former CDO at Carat, Aegis Media). Kasper comes with 11 years of industry experience, developing a strong background in Digital where he started his career in Denmark as a Digital planner with Omnicom Media Group and later moved to take on the role as Chief Digital Officer of Carat and Vizeum.
  • Robin Thurston: CEO at Helix (former CDO at Under Armor). Robin’s departure from Under Armor was such a big loss that it affected the stock price. Helix is delighted to have him at the helm. 
  • Michael Nilles: CEO Schindler Digital Business, Schindler Group; Member of Group Executive Committee & Chief Digital Officer. Michael also joined the Board of Directors at Lufthansa Technik AG. His career is really “taking off!”
Eleven CDOs made the transition to the top role this year, and they’ve all earned a spot on our CDO HALL OF FAME

All this and much more inside.
Check out new Chief DIGITAL Officers hired in July….
Look at these Chief DIGITAL Officers in the news….
Check out the new open Chief DIGITAL Officers positions….
You will need to be a registered CDO Club member to view the job postings, with at minimum SILVER, GOLD, or PLATINUM status.  Membership options and registration can be found here


All of our upcoming CDO Summits are now TWO-DAY events!

Due to popular demand, all of our CDO Summits will now be TWO-DAY events, starting with our upcoming Washington DC CDO Summit on November 16-17 – right after the U.S. Presidential election. No better time to be in the Nation’s capital!

Day 1: November 16 will focus on DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION.
Day 2: November 17 will focus on DATA and ANALYTICS.

Come for one day, or even better, both days, to maximize your investment. As usual, we’ve stacked the agenda with the BEST digital and data leaders in the public and private sector.

REGISTER NOW to get the Early Bird discount for our upcoming Washington D.C. Summit, and SAVE $500 on single day registration, or SAVE $1,000 on the 2-day package.

Join us at our upcoming 2-day CDO Summits

*Discounts Available for a Limited Time*
Early Bird Price:
Ends August 31, 2016
Super Early Bird Price:
Ends August 31, 2016


Good news: Sponsor opportunities are now available for our upcoming events in Washington D.C., Sydney, and New York.

Sponsors love our events: We have a 5-year history of bringing together some of the most important digital and data leaders on earth, in intimate settings designed for networking.

But don’t take our word for it. Check out the brief 2-minute video below from our recent NYC CDO Summit to hear what our sponsors and speakers had to say, in their own words:

The goal of our CDO JOBS Update is to keep you posted on the dynamic CDO market – and maybe help find your next dream job! 

Here are four reasons you should upgrade to a SILVERGOLD or PLATINUM CDO Club membership:

1. CDO JOBS Update: The CDO JOBS Update includes 3 sections: New CDO Hires; CDOs In The News; and Open CDO Jobs.  Our goal is to keep you up-to-date on the dynamic CDO market – and maybe help find your next dream job!  For this you’ll need to have at minimum a SILVER membership.
2. CDO Career Page: We just updated our Career Page, which includes open CDO (and other related) positions worldwide, as well as space for our partners to post open positions of their own.  You will need to have at minimum a GOLD or PLATINUM membership to access this page.
3. CDO Talent Map: First published in 2013, the CDO Talent Map was the first report to explore the CDO Universe, and was the culmination of more than two years of exhaustive research. The 2016 CDO Talent Map will include updated statistics, the CDOs impact on IT, marketing, sales, and organization-wide digital transformation, compensation, budgets, headcount, and reporting structures. CDO Club GOLD and PLATINUM members get this $1,000 report for free.

4. CDO Club Video Portal: This currently includes over 50 hours of video from every single CDO Summit to date. We are about to add 30 more hours of video from our recent Sydney CDO Summit in March and the NYC CDO Summit in April, for a total of 80 hours of original programming, worth $12,000 if you had paid to attend each event.

View videos from the following digital leaders and much more:

We show you “WHO” is leading digital transformation and data-driven culture around the globe, and “HOW” they are doing it, by providing 80+ hours of video from every panel and keynote from every single CDO Summit to date.

Upgrade now! Check out the membership options here and summarized below: 

Sign Up Or Upgrade Your Membership Today!


“Thank to everyone at the NYC CDO Summit for a wonderful discussion on the Big Data panel. And thank you very much David Mathison for having us — it was a pleasure!”
Haile Owusu
Chief Data Scientist at Mashable

“The NYC CDO Summit was an awesome day – content – speakers – learnings. Everything.”

– Jo Ann Saitta
Chief Digital Officer at Omnicom Health Group

About the CDO Summit:

The CDO Summit addresses the challenges and opportunities arising from big data, the cloud, digital disruption, and social and mobile media.  Our gatherings include the best digital strategists and practitioners on earth, in intimate, collegial, and supportive environments designed to encourage networking, learning, and knowledge-sharing. Visit the website.

About the CDO Club:

The CDO Club is the world’s first, largest, and most powerful network of C-suite digital leaders.  Our 1,500+ members receive access to breaking news, original research, career development support, networking opportunities, and inspirational events such as the CDO Summit.  Visit the website.

Contact Information:

We’d love to hear from you. Email us at info@CDOSummit.com or call +1 516 488-1143.
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