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.