Data Lakes, Analytics, and AI
at the Toronto CDO Summit
LEARN – SHARE – NETWORK The CDO Summit is the premier event for
digital & data leaders: October 25, 2017 | Toronto, CANADA November 29, 2017 | London, ENGLAND
You won’t want to miss a moment of the Toronto CDO Summit on October 25, 2017 hosted at Thomson Reuters.
We have a fantastic line up that includes everything from digital, to data and analytics, to innovation.
Data will drive the second part of the day, beginning with a keynote from Cindy Forbes, EVP & Chief Analytics Officer at Manulife on “Manulife’s Analytics Journey“. Manulife established the CAO role 18 months ago to bring together the advanced analytics teams across the company and create a data and analytics strategy for the company. Forbes will share her journey in the creation of the function and where the function is going.
Next up is the “Mining Real Value From Your Data Lake” panel led by Mike Stone, Global Technology Director at Thomson Reuters. Panelists include, Dmitry Baev, Director, Solutions Engineering at Hortonworks; and Vsu Subramanian, VP, Enterprise Data Services at Thomson Reuters. The panel will talk about how data lakes can help in reducing the time and cost of access to the enterprise’s content for analytics and new product development.
After lunch David Corrigan the CEO of AllSight will give a keynote on “Why The Status Quo Isn’t Good Enough: Reimagining The Customer 360“. He will explain how CDOs can use modern big data technology to create an intelligent Customer 360 to personalize an omni-channel experience.
Also in the afternoon there will be a fireside chat on “Building Globally Competitive AI in Toronto” between Candice Faktor, Partner at Faktory Ventures and Jordan Jacobs, Co-Founder & Co-CEO at Layer 6 AI. The agenda also includes a keynote from Ash Fontana, Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners on “Timing AI Adoption In Your Organization“
Check out the rest of the incredible, jam-packed agenda here and below:
08:30-08:45: David Mathison: Curator at CDO Summit, keynoting on “100 CDOs Who Have Become CEO”
08:45-09:00: Jay Rosenzweig: CEO of Rosenzweig & Company Inc., welcomes the delegates with “A Word From The Host: Why The CDO Role Matters To Global Competitiveness”
09:00-09:15: Lisa Rowsell:Managing Director, Canada, Financial & Risk Business at Thomson Reuters, will give the opening remarks.
09:15-09:45: Jessie Adcock: Chief Technology Officer of the City of Vancouver, will keynote on “Smart City: The City Of Vancouver’s Digital Journey”
09:45-10:15: Hillary Hartley: Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Minister for Digital Government at Ontario Public Service will deliver a keynote.
10:45-11:15: Cindy Forbes: EVP & Chief Analytics Officer at Manulife will keynote on “Manulife’s Analytics Journey”
11:15-12:00: A panel on “Mining Real Value From Your Data Lake” featuring:
Mike Stone (moderator): Global Technology Director at Thomson Reuters
Dmitry Baev: Director, Solutions Engineering at Hortonworks
Vsu Subramanian: Vice President, Enterprise Data Services at Thomson Reuters
13:15-13:30: Erin Janus: Video Journalist at YouTube will do a luncheon keynote on “How To Reach and Influence Millions of People Online With No Budget”
13:30-13:45: Amy Yee: Chief Digital Officer at Health Standards Organization (HSO), keynoting on “CDO Timelines: First 180 Days”
13:45-14:00: David Corrigan: CEO of AllSight, keynoting on “Why The Status Quo Isn’t Good Enough: Reimagining The Customer 360”
14:00-14:15: Ana Serrano: Chief Digital Officer at Canadian Film Centre, keynoting on “The CDO’s Dilemma: How To Transform And To Innovate At The Same Time”
14:15-15:00: A fireside chat on “Building Globally Competitive AI in Toronto,” featuring:
Candice Faktor: Partner at Faktory Ventures
Jordan Jacobs: CEO at Layer6
15:30-15:45: A Fireside Chat on “Why We Need To #MoveTheDial For #WomenInTech – And How We Are Going To Do It,” featuring:
Jodi Kovitz: CEO at AceTech; Founder at #MoveTheDial
Aliza Lakhani: Director of Business Development and International Projects at The DMZ
15:45-16:00: Ash Fontana: Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners, keynoting on “Timing AI Adoption In Your Organization.”
16:00-16:30: Khalid Al-Kofahi: Vice President, R&D at Thomson Reuters, keynoting on “Transforming Knowledge Work”
16:30-17:00: Ted Graham: Head of Open Innovation at General Motors, keynoting on “The Uber Of Everything – How The Freed Market Economy Is Disrupting And Delighting”
17:00-17:05: Jay Rosenzweig: CEO of Rosenzweig & Company Inc. wraps up the day
17:05-END: Networking VIP Cocktail reception
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