Enabling A Cognitive Business
With IBM’s Global CDO, Dr. Inderpal Bhandari
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We are excited to confirm the speakers and agenda for our upcoming DC CDO Summit on Wednesday July 26 at the W Hotel, in an intimate environment designed for networking and knowledge-sharing with your peers.
Dr. Inderpal Bhandari, Global Chief Data Officer at IBM, will deliver the closing keynote on “Enabling a Cognitive Business.”
The role of the Chief Data Officer has evolved from head of the data warehouse to a C-level change agent responsible for driving significant enterprise transformation.
Transformation starts with a robust data strategy that drives business outcomes.
Dr. Bhandari will explore the Cognitive Enterprise Blueprint, a playbook comprised of the technology, organizational aspects, and business process components that Chief Data Officers can follow to bring cognition to their own enterprises.
Inderpal recently re-joined IBM as Global Chief Data Officer. In this newly created role, he leverages his extensive experience to lead the development of IBM’s data strategy.
Inderpal brings to IBM more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles at such leading companies as Cambia Health Solutions and Express Scripts/Medco Health Solutions.
Prior to joining IBM, Inderpal served as Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer of Cambia Health Solutions where he led the development of Cambia’s data strategy and drove the transformation of the company’s consumer experience strategies.
Prior to that, Inderpal served as Vice President of Knowledge Solutions and Chief Data Officer at Express Scripts/Medco Health Solutions, where he was responsible for maximizing the utility of the company’s data and its readiness to respond to emerging market trends. Prior to that, he founded Virtual Gold, growing the company into an international market leader for analytics in call centers and professional sports.
Inderpal is an expert in transforming data into business value and improved customer experiences by delivering strategic, innovative capabilities that use analytic insights to enable growth and productivity. He has been featured as an industry expert by Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, US News & World Report, CNN and FOX.
Inderpal earned his Master of Science Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and holds a PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Check out the rest of the jam-packed agenda here and below:
08:30-09:00: Dave Aron, Global Research Director at Leading Edge Forum and former pioneer of CDO research for Gartner: “Winning in the 21st Century.”
09:00-09:30: Anna Frazzetto, Chief Digital Technology Officer & SVP at Harvey Nash: “The Human Challenges Facing the Digital Chief.”
09:30-10:00: Paul Shetler, Former CEO, Digital Transformation Office, Australian Government: “Lessons Learnt Transforming Government in UK And Australia.”
10:30-11:15: “Winning Strategies with Digital, Data, and Social Media” panel featuring:
David Mathison (moderator): Founder/CEO of CDO Club
Christine Montgomery: Head of Online and Social Media at The World Bank
Gary Coby: Director of Digital Advertising at Republican National Committee
Mike Liddell: General Manager, Digital at NGP VAN/EveryAction
Sami Hassanyeh: SVP Digital Strategy & Membership at AARP
Tom Cochran: Chief Digital Strategist & Vice President, Public Sector at Acquia
11:15-12:00: “The Startup That Won the White House” fireside chat featuring:
Gerrit Lansing: Former Chief Digital Officer at The White House
Jonathan Swan: National Political Reporter at Axios
12:15-12:30: Murray Izenwasser, CMO & VP, Digital Transformation at AAJ Technologies: “Big Data? How about Enterprise Data first?“
12:30-13:00: Tianhui Michael Li, Founder at The Data Incubator: “Building a Data Science Mindset.”
13:00-13:30: Rajesh Anandan and Topher Worts: “Neurodiversity: The New Competitive Advantage.”
13:30-14:15: “Improving Citizen’s Lives Through Data, Insights, and Analytics” panel featuring:
Michael Krigsman (moderator): Industry Analyst and Host, CXOTALK
Anthony Scriffignano, Ph.D.: SVP, Chief Data Scientist at Dun & Bradstreet
Caryl Brzymialkiewicz: Assistant Inspector General & Chief Data Officer at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General
Amen Ra Mashariki: Urban Analytics Lead at Esri
Kelly Tshibaka: Chief Data Officer at USPS Office of Inspector General
Michelle Gore: Former Chief Data Officer at Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology
14:15-14:45: Dr. David A. Bray, Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission: “Leadership and Positive #ChangeAgents in Exponential Times.”
15:15-15:30: Jay Chakrapani, Chief Digital Officer at Barnes and Noble Education: “Omni-channel Customer Engagement Strategies.”
15:30-15:45: Rich Dill, Enterprise Solution Architect at Snaplogic: “Iris – Can you build an integration pipeline for me?“
15:45-16:00: Nancy Hensley, Director, Growth & Strategy at IBM: “Growth Awakening: Embracing A Growth Mindset to Make Products More Consumable.”
16:00-16:30: Rob Roy, Chief Digital Officer at Sprint: “If you are not mobile-first, you are not customer-first.”
16:30-17:00: Thomas Hjelm, Chief Digital Officer at NPR: “The United States of Public Radio.”
17:00-17:30: Inderpal Bhandari, Global Chief Data Officer at IBM: “Enabling a Cognitive Business.”
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