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Advancing Data Analytics Leadership Within Financial Services

Join 100+ delegates, 40+ speakers in New York City in February, 2021

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Chief Data & Analytics Officers: Financial Services 2020 returns to New York, in February 2021 for two days of networking and top-level discussion.

Featuring over 40 expert speakers from across the financial services industry, such as HSBC, Bank of China, AIG, BNY Mellon and many more! CDAO FS will present a multifaceted agenda and an audience of over 100 leaders working within a range of departments generating a cross-company collaboration. 

With an agenda designed with networking at the heart, 2020 will allow you to experience the unique Corinium discussion groups providing a platform to share ideas and experiences as well as enjoy content-led keynote presentations, panel discussions and masterclass.

Join us for two days and you will walk away with expert advice and practical strategies to fully embrace data and analytics to meet increasing customer expectations using; AI & Machine Learning, Data & Risk Management, Analytics as well as exploring Regulatory Compliance and Improving Internal Functions.

Be sure to join us in New York, in February 2021!


2020 Speakers:

Rashu Garg

SVP, Head of Data and Analytics Products,

Regions Bank


Kaycee Lai



Shailesh Gavankar

Head of Analytics and Machine Learning Practice & Strategy,

Morgan Stanley

Will Nowak

Data Scientist,


Joanne Chen

VP, Data,


Cindi Howson

Chief Data Strategy Officer,


Aidar Orunkhanov

Solutions Director,


Kirit Basu

Head of Product Strategy,


Diego Oppenheimer

CEO & Founder,


Nicole Radziwill

SVP Quality & Strategy,


Tyler Alfriend

Consultant, Internal Audit,


Nationwide. Emigdio Zambada

Emigdio Zambada

Director of Data & Analytics,


Serena Palumbo

Director, Assistant General Counsel, Chief Data Protection Officer,


Peernova. Erika Lunceford

Erika Lunceford

Head of Global Solutions Engineering,


Peernova. Ganesh Ganesan

Gangesh Ganesan

President & CEO,


Rajendra Gangavarapu

Former VP, Model Development,

Synchrony Financial

BlueVine. Ido Lustig

Ido Lustig

Chief Risk Officer,


Morgan Stanley. Zhongping Gao

Zhongping Gao

VP of Advanced Analytics & Data Science,

Morgan Stanley

Sandip Nayak

Chief Credit & Analytics Officer,


George Neal

Chief Analytics Officer,

Precision Lender

BNY Mellon. Deborah Williams

Deborah Williams

Director of Data Strategy,

BNY Mellon

Santosh Kumar

Director-Data Strategy,

BNY Mellon

Uphold. Bernadette Goellner

Bernadette Goellner

VP, Information Security & Data Privacy,

Uphold Inc

First Command. Darren Pedroza

Darren Pedroza

VP, Enterprise Data and Analytics,

First Command Financial Services

Jay Franklin

VP, Enterprise Data and Analytics,

First Tech Federal Credit Union

Todd James

SVP Data & Analytics,

Fidelity Investments

Solomon Madadha

VP, Data & Analytics,

Renasant Bank

Nick Diieso

Director, Operational Risk,


Forge. Jim Crowley

Jim Crowley

Co-Founder and CEO,


Goldman Sachs. Murad Nayal

Murad Nayal

Managing Director, Global Head, Risk Informatics,

Goldman Sachs

El Diawlol

Director of Data Science, Analytics, AI & ML,

Genesis Capital - Goldman Sachs

Tudor. Eli Bernstein v2

Eli Bernstein

Head of Data Architecture,

Tudor Investment Corporation

Che Guan

Principal Data Scientist,

Raymond James

Edgar Abreu

VP, Data & Analytics,


Ashish Haruray

Senior Center of Excellence Leader for Data Governance,


Lara Gureje

Former Vice President - Enterprise Data Governance & Stewardship,

Bank of the West


Manav Misra

Chief Data and Analytics Officer,

Regions Financial Corporation

Steve Boras

Stephen Boras

EVP, Head of Risk Architecture,

Citizens Bank

Tarun Sood

Tarun Sood

Head of Data Insights & Analytics,


Nick Kabra

VP, Machine Learning in the Cloud, Head – Data Science Analytics,

American Express

Connie Zhang

US Data and Analytics Officer,

Agricultural Bank of China

David Leichner



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Chief Data & Analytics Officers, Financial Services: A 360 view of Data & Analytics in Financial Services

Join us at CDAO Financial Services to learn how you can meet increasing customer expectations, while extracting more data than ever before.

NEW: Fraud & Risk Analytics Track


Sessions include:

  • Using Technology to Combat AML/CTF
  • Assessing the Role of AI in Financial Crime Investigations

Mitigating Risk

Sessions include:

  • Implementing RegTech: Finding New Approaches to Old Systems
  • Utilizing Data to Better Understand Customer Risk Profiles


Digital Transformation

Sessions include:

  • Delivering Digital and Analytics Transformations
  • Create Omni-channel Growth through Personalization of the Customer Experience


Data & Risk Management

Sessions include:

  • Transforming Your Data Quality and Fine-Tuning the Enterprise Data Lake
  • Optimizing Data Quality While Overcoming Data Silos

Renasant Bank, First Command Financial Services 

Collaborating with Stakeholders

Sessions include:

  • The High-Impact Analytics Organization – Becoming a Strategic Partner to Your Business
  • Successfully Becoming a Data-driven Organization Depends on Building a Data-driven Culture

First Tech Federal Credit Union, Fidelity Investments

Strategic Leadership

Sessions include:

  • Transforming Your Division from Cost Center to Profit Center
  • The 2020 Vision: The Present State & Future of the CDAO Role

Uphold Inc.

AI & Machine Learning

Sessions include:

  • A Roadmap to Success - Ensuring Data Quality and Lineage in Cloud Migration
  • Increasing ROI & Customer Satisfaction through Predictive Analytics


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35+ Speakers

100+ Attendees

68% C-Level

Why invest your time?


C-Suite Strategic Agenda

You will; discuss strategies for enabling your business for insights driven decision making as well as how to deliver continuous value to both your internal and external customers. You will hear about how leaders within the space are solving challenges around operationalization, culture, communication, talent, organizational structure and more.


Interactive Format, Outstanding Networking

Engage in Corinium’s signature highly productive learning environment, complete with compelling keynotes, interactive Discussion Groups, Pre-Conference Financial Services, Insurance and Healthcare Focus days, Machine Learning post-Conference Focus Day, Masterclasses, Roundtable Breakfasts and 27 hours dedicated networking time.


C-Suite Connections

With 73% C-Level and VP Level attendees, our delegates are composed of industry's most well established and influential data and analytic's leader's, allowing attendees to meet with their peers and extract value from those that face the same challenges in different context's.

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Previous Attendees Shared:

  • “What makes the CAO conference worthwhile is that​ it is packed with good content delivered by industry leaders discussing real problems and offering valuable lessons learned.”

    Vishwa Kolla, AVP, Head of Advanced Analytics, John Hancock

  • “Great conference, well organized and with a ​great roster of presenters.”

    Simon Gao, CVP Chief Analytics Officer, New York Life Direct

  • “This was an efficient meeting to get a perspective on what others in similar senior leadership roles at peer companies are doing in the field of data and analytics. It was good to identify common challenges as well as possible solutions and also potential innovations.”

    Jim Young, Senior Vice President, Travelers

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