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Inaugural Chief Digital Officer Summit at Thomson Reuters 2013
Scott Singer (DDG), Perry Hewitt (Harvard University), and David Payne (Gannett)
Chief Digital Officer Summit sponsored by Be The Media
Participants
Margaret Molloy and Mary Ann Pierce
Jason Seiken (PBS) and Tom Hjelm (New York Public Radio)
Participants
Christine Montgomery (The Center for Public Integrity), Tom Hjelm (NY Public Radio)
Teddy Goff: Digital Director, President Barack Obama’s 2008 & 2012 campaigns
Riley McDonough (Thomson Reuters) and Vivian Schiller (NBC News)
Morning Keynote Vivian Schiller: Senior Vice President and CDO at NBC News
Riley McDonough (Thomson Reuters) and Vivian Schiller (NBC News)
David Mathison: Chief Digital Officer Talent Map 2013
David Mathison: Chief Digital Officer Talent Map 2013
David Mathison: Chief Digital Officer Talent Map 2013
Participants
Michael Smith, Fred Santarpia, David Kang, Joe Bilman, and Ellie Hirschhorn
Ellie Hirschhorn: Chief Digital Officer at Simon & Schuster
Fred Santarpia: Chief Digital Officer at Conde Nast
Michael Smith: President at Forbes.com
David Kang (Wenner Media) and Joe Bilman (American Media Inc.)
David Kang: Chief Digital Officer at Wenner Media
Daniel Heaf, Jason Seiken, Albert Cheng, Jason Tafler, and Esmeralda Swartz
Daniel Heaf: EVP and Managing Digital Director at BBC Worldwide
Daniel Heaf, Jason Seiken, and Albert Cheng
Jason Tafler: Chief Digital Officer at Rogers Communications
Daniel Heaf, Jason Seiken, Albert Cheng, Jason Tafler, and Esmeralda Swartz
Albert Cheng: EVP & Chief Product Officer, Digital Media at Disney/ABC Television Group
Sree Sreenivasan, Perry Hewitt, and Bernardo Rodriguez
Sree Sreenivasan: CDO at Columbia University (now at the Met)
Sree Sreenivasan: CDO at Columbia University (now at the Met)


FEATURED SPEAKER

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Kevin Eagan

Chief Digital Experience Officer &
General Manager of Digital Platforms

IBM Digital Business Group

Kevin Eagan is the Chief Digital Experience Officer and General Manager of Digital Platforms in the IBM Digital Business Group. In this role he is responsible for the end-to-end customer experience on IBM’s digital presence and channels. Kevin oversees teams focused on strategy, design, engineering and business operations of IBM’s digital experience, which includes the worldwide Marketplace as well as the platform that powers IBM.com. Drawing from IBM’s portfolio of ecommerce, digital marketing and cloud technologies, Kevin leads the creation of new ways to do business with IBM that make buying and using IBM expertise and solutions easier for clients and partners.

Kevin joined IBM in November 2014 from Microsoft where he was Vice President and General Manager of Online Commerce. During his 25-year career at Microsoft he has held numerous leadership positions spanning Marketing, Sales and Engineering, with a successful track record of building new businesses and creating new channels at the forefront of industry transformation and technology disruptions.

Kevin holds an AB honors in Economics from Harvard University.


ALL SPEAKERS


Alex Clyne

Alex Clyne

Co-Founder

Jump Digital Ltd

Ali Malaz

Ali Malaz

Founder

CDO Club Turkey

Ali Malaz is currently President at TUBIYAD (Turkish CIO/CDO Association), Board Member of the EuroCIO Association, Malazlar Group and various companies. He is also founder at CDO World Magazine and Platform. Ali has a B.A. in Economics from the London Richmond University and MBA from Yeditepe University. He is passionate about and strives in all of his endeavors to support digital transformation.

Amit Kama

Amit Kama

Founder

CDO Club Israel

CEO and Founder of Kamedia Digital an Israeli based interactive studio and digital strategic consulting company focused on making design-driven digital products in a new era of connected customers and digital businesses. Founder of the CDO Club in Israel, the first and largest Israeli community of C-suite digital, data and innovation leaders.

Bevin McArthur

Bevin McArthur

Partner, Mexico City

Deloitte Digital Mexico

Bevin is an experienced digital strategist with over 15 years of expertise working with global media and financial services companies across several significant global digital initiatives. She leads a talented multi-disciplinary team of designers, developers, strategists, and user experience experts.

She is a Partner and Leader of Deloitte Digital Mexico, where she excels in partnering with clients to design and implement strategic business and technical solutions to meet customer needs and complex business challenges.

Previously, Bevin led global customer experience initiatives at HSBC. She is fluent in English and Spanish and has working knowledge of Portuguese and French.

Bevin has a Master’s degree from Northwestern University in Communication Systems Strategy and Management.

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David Mathison

Curator, CDO Summit

Founder, CDO Club

David Mathison is the curator of the Chief Digital Officer Summit and founder of the CDO Club.

He is the world’s leading authority on Chief Digital and Data officers, and has been quoted by the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Computerworld, McKinsey & Company, MIT Sloan Management Review, CMS Wire, ZDNet, Fierce CIO, and I-CIO, 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 Amsterdam to Zagreb.

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.

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DJ Edgerton

CEO / Founder

Zemoga

DJ Edgerton is the Founder and CEO of Zemoga, a leading digital innovation and production agency w/ offices in NYC, Los Angeles, CT, Medellin, Barranquilla, & Bogota, Colombia. Voted Colombia’s “Top Exporter of Services” in 2010 and voted by readers of Nearshore Americas the #10 most influential global sourcing executive.

DJ has worked in the digital agency and production space for over 25 years specializing in developing customer engagement strategies & building teams and technologies that provide groundbreaking solutions for F500 Co’s.. His range of expertise includes engagement architecture, social media, global consumer marketing programs innovative use of mobile technologies that deliver industry leading design, user engagement and ROI. DJ pioneered the delivery of high-end digital solutions to Top Tier US clients from NearShore locations in LatAm.

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Dr. Henna A. Karna

Chief Data Officer

XL Catlin

Eric Hellweg

Eric Hellweg

Managing Director
Product Management & Digital Strategy

Harvard Business Review / HBR.org

Hellweg leads the strategic direction for all of Harvard Business Review’s digital products, including HBR.org, the iPad app, smartphone apps, and new product development and user experience. Hellweg joined HBR in February 2006 as the organization’s first online editorial hire, and during this time, HBR.org has grown from 150k monthly uniques to nearly 6 million, and has become a leader across social media channels.

HBR.org re-launched in late 2014 and has posted record traffic and subscription sales since then, also winning the Best Design award at the Digiday Publishing Awards in March, beating out Quartz, The Guardian, and Bloomberg Politics.

Prior to joining HBR, Hellweg served as an executive editor at Forrester Research and an online columnist at CNN Money and MIT’s Technology Review. Hellweg was a founding editor of Business 2.0 magazine. Other previous engagements include freelance articles for publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Wired, SPIN, RollingStone.com, and many others.

Joe Caserta

Joe Caserta

President

Caserta Concepts

As a veteran solution provider and co-author of the industry best seller ‘The Data Warehouse ETL Toolkit,’ Joe Caserta has built big data and data warehouse solutions for businesses and organizations in eCommerce, Insurance, Finance, Healthcare, Retail and Education.
Joe is dedicated to providing big data, data warehouse and business intelligence consulting and training services to help businesses realize the value in their data and to gain new business insights, the key to competitive strength.
Joe is an industry thought leader whose methods are innovative and creative to help companies organize, clean and access data for actionable business results. Many of Joe’s solutions have been published in industry magazines as he continuously sets new standards for building cost effective, sustainable big data and data warehouse solutions.

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John Toth

VP, Reuters Solutions

Thomson Reuters

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Kevin Eagan

Chief Digital Experience Officer &
General Manager of Digital Platforms

IBM Digital Business Group

Kevin Eagan is the Chief Digital Experience Officer and General Manager of Digital Platforms in the IBM Digital Business Group. In this role he is responsible for the end-to-end customer experience on IBM’s digital presence and channels. Kevin oversees teams focused on strategy, design, engineering and business operations of IBM’s digital experience, which includes the worldwide Marketplace as well as the platform that powers IBM.com. Drawing from IBM’s portfolio of ecommerce, digital marketing and cloud technologies, Kevin leads the creation of new ways to do business with IBM that make buying and using IBM expertise and solutions easier for clients and partners.

Kevin joined IBM in November 2014 from Microsoft where he was Vice President and General Manager of Online Commerce. During his 25-year career at Microsoft he has held numerous leadership positions spanning Marketing, Sales and Engineering, with a successful track record of building new businesses and creating new channels at the forefront of industry transformation and technology disruptions.

Kevin holds an AB honors in Economics from Harvard University.

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Magnus Gylje

Chief Digital Officer,
Editor-in-Chief

Nobel Media

Passionate about journalism, education and dialogue, preferably in combination, Magnus Gylje works with engaging a global audience around the Nobel Prize through the discoveries, works and actions of the 900 Laureates who have been awarded the Nobel Prize since 1901. And by lifting topics of importance for our present and future world in the fields of science, literature and peace.

As Chief Digital Officer at Nobel Media he’s responsible for digital strategy – and as Editor-in-Chief of the official Nobel Prize Channels he leads an editorial team that publishes on nobelprize.org and social media channels including Facebook.com/NobelPrize. The global reach of the Nobel Prize digital channels nearly doubled in 2015 to a new record high, due to an increased focus on social media and by strengthening the storytelling and dialogue aspects of material published.

Magnus Gylje joined Nobel Media in 2014 and has 15 years of editorial experience in the newspaper industry as editor of culture magazines and digital storytelling projects at Svenska Dagbladet (svd.se), and as radio station manager and podcast producer. A Master of Social Science graduate from Uppsala University, Sweden, specializing in prejudice research. He has also studied Psychology end Economics at University of Edinburgh. Food and moody music lover.

Dr. Markus Dirr

Dr. Markus Dirr

Chief Digital Officer
Executive Director Business Division Digital

Messe Muenchen GmbH

Dr. Markus Dirr founded several startup companies. His key strength is to achieve significant growth regarding digital revenue for corporates and established companies. Apart from that, he offered his expertise in serval consulting and interim projects with leading companies in their respective markets. Previously, he held the Chief Marketing Officer position at rebuy.com, a fast growing online marketplace in Germany. Currently, he is the Chief Digital Officer and ramps up the international digital business activities for Messe München, one of the leading global trade fair companies.

Neil Whitney

Neil Whitney

VP, Offering Management

IBM

Neil Whitney is Vice President of Offering Management for IBM’s Digital Platform. His team delivers the digital foundation that IBMers use to create exceptional customer experiences on the web. He also serves as DBG’s offering management discipline leader across digital marketing, digital sales, commerce, analytics, and the web. Prior to leading Digital Platform, Neil led design and offering teams for IBM Business Analytics, developing leading digital product experiences.

Neil joined IBM as part of the Varicent acquisition, where he served as VP Product. As Varicent’s first employee Neil developed the Varicent product and grew the product team (including Product Management, Design, Engineering, Documentation, Support, Cloud, and Compliance) from 1 to hundreds of team members.

Prior to Varicent, Neil was VP Sales and Marketing for a corporate performance management software firm, overseeing all aspects of marketing and sales execution.

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Oliver Cummings

COO

Nurole

Oliver Cummings is COO of www.nurole.com, an online platform and marketplace matching top talent with senior roles (corporate and not-for-profit, non-executive and executive) with 10,000+ members who include Fortune 500, NASDAQ, FTSE and PE/VC Chairmen, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, CDOs Board Members and other C-Suite executives. Prior to Nurole, he spent over a decade working in private equity, most recently as a partner at BXR Partners, an international private investment group with a 19 year track record of superior investment performance across a variety of industry sectors. He also sat on the investment committee of White Cloud Capital, a growth capital and venture capital investment platform. Previously he was with Goldman Sachs Capital Partners where he focused on investment opportunities across Europe in the Business Services, Media, Oil & Gas and Industrial sectors. Oliver is currently a non-executive director of Thomas’s London Day Schools, a privately-owned schools group with over 2,000 students across London.

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Patrick Hoffstetter

Founder and CEO at Newmedia360

Former Chief Digital Officer at Renault

Patrick Hoffstetter was Renault’s Chief Digital Officer and director of the company’s “Digital Factory” where he defined digital strategy for the Group. The Digital Factory was created at the beginning of 2011 to accelerate Renault’s evolution in all things digital.
A graduate of HEC business school, Patrick began his career in New York, where he worked for Rail Europe Group, a subsidiary of SNCF. He returned to Europe to take up a development role for Eurostar, before being promoted to International Strategy Director for SNCF.

In 2000, Patrick entered the world of high-tech, joining SFR as Director of Marketing and then of Multimedia. He subsequently joined Yahoo Europe where he was in charge of products and services from 2005 to 2007.

Patrick has also served as CEO France for Lasminute.com, which he joined in 2008, before being promoted to Vice President for Europe.
Patrick Hoffstetter is a co-founder of the eG10 club which is composed of 12 CDOs (Chief Digital Officers) from different sectors, mostly within the CAC40. The aim of the club is to provide indepth sharing and brainstorming for digital executives of big corporations.

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Rajesh Anandan

CEO ULTRA Testing

SVP UNICEF Ventures

Rajesh Anandan is an intrapreneur, entrepreneur and growth architect, passionate about purpose as a motivator and neurodiversity as a competitive advantage. He is the co-creator of UNICEF Kid Power, the world’s first wearable-for-good, and co-founder of ULTRA Testing, a neurodiverse technology company employing individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Rajesh began his career at Microsoft as a program manager, then joined Bain & Company where he focused on business incubation and growth strategy, and for the past decade, he has worked in the impact sector, including launching and running UNICEF Ventures. Rajesh has a BSc and MEng in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT with concentrations in Artificial Intelligence, Systems Dynamics and Economics.

Rich Napoli

Rich Napoli

CEO

ObjectFrontier Inc

Since 2010, Rich Napoli has helped lead OFS through a dramatic growth period and has positioned OFS as a leader in outsourced product development. Mr. Napoli has over 35 years of experience in the software industry running product development for five different software firms, including Voxware (NASDAQ: VOXW) and two others that he helped grow and then sell to Oracle and State Street. In recent years, Rich served as CEO of Fusion Technologies, an offshore software services firm that he grew and sold to Alliance Consulting in 2006. Rich also served as CIO for a division of State Street where he led an IT staff of 250 people. Rich has his BS in Computer Science from Stony Brook University and his MBA in Finance from New York University.

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Rob Beijleveld

CEO & Owner

ICT Media BV

Rob Beijleveld is CEO and owner of Dutch media and events firm ICT Media. He is also the initiator behind several Dutch foundations, such as CharITy, CIO Academy, CIO OTY Association, knowledge institute De Villa and networking club Double2Dutch.

Mr Beijleveld is publisher of the Dutch titles CIO Magazine, CDO Magazine, BaaS Magazine, TITM, Outsource Magazine, the tabloid BoardroomIT and it-executive.nl. With ICT Media, he organizes events that support the CDO, CIO, IT, telecoms and sourcing communities with demand-driven programs at C-level.

Previously, Mr Beijleveld held several director and senior management jobs at, among others, Hyperion Solutions, Ricoh/Nashuatec, ABDick, Holland Office Group, Infornet and United Colours.

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Shane Norman

Chief Digital Officer, Senior Vice President

FactoryMade

Shane is a globally celebrated creative entrepreneur & author, whose leadership in marketing & product innovation spans across publishing, digital and entertainment. An Emmy-nominated digital producer and publisher of several top-rated apps, he has been featured in a number of publications and sites, such as Vice, Entereprenuer Magazine and Techcrunch.

In 2012, he co-founded Magic Mirror, producers of the popular ElfYourself app, which has garnered over 50 Million Downloads to date.

In 2015, he joined FactoryMade Ventures as SVP/Chief Digital Officer, where he guides the creative, digital and marketing strategy for the Hollywood incubator that partners with marquee talent to cultivate concepts to execution. Most recently, he led the group’s effort to launch a new STEAM-based kid’s television network, Nano, delivering unique IP and an innovative, multi-platform approach to learning.

Prior to FactoryMade, Shane served as the CDO for one of the country’s leading fundraising consulting firms, DSA, and pioneered the #PraytoEndEbola & #HelpEbola campaigns, garnering the highest award in the industry, The Gold Award for Fundraising Success.

Shane also led digital marketing for HarperCollins, reporting to then Chief Digital Officer, Charlie Redmayne. Guiding efforts to build a direct-to-consumer marketing strategy for high-profile authors, he pioneered the LiveStream Author Series and other notable platforms contributing to the success of a number of New York Times Best Selling titles.

He began his career at Fox Television Stations leading interactive sales and marketing. During that time, he was named to Rupert Murdoch’s Creating The Future Group and garnered an Emmy Nomination for Interactivity as the Creator/Developer of NYTrafficAuthority.

Shane is a graduate of Rhodes College with a degree in Philosophy. He is married, with three children and lives in Santa Monica, CA.

Simon Pomeroy

Simon Pomeroy

CEO

Fulcrum Ltd

Simon is listed in FinTech Asia’s top 100 leaders as well as FST media’s top 10 AsiaPac leaders to watch. In 2015 he was one of a handful of global leaders to be interviewed by Ginni Rometty, President and CEO of IBM, for his views on data and digital disruption and innovation.
He has significant experience in delivering digital solutions that bridge customer and commercial outcomes and enable organisation wide transformation. This includes commercial, cultural and customer change. He has also brokered world-class strategic partnerships and has brought entrepreneurial capability and execution into corporate environments. All resulting in the ability to execute faster transformation and in-year ROI.

He is considered a thought leader in customer engagement strategy and has been recognised by commentators such as the Corporate Executive Board and Mckinsey & Co as global best practice.

Simon was responsible for developing and implementing Westpac’s digital which have won a number of NZ and international awards, including in 2015 and 2016 Westpac New Zealand being awarded Asian Banker Best Retail Bank of the year, Canstar Online Bank of the year and the Direct Marketing Associations ‘Organisation of the year’.

Previous leadership of Air New Zealand’s customer loyalty strategy played a key role the airline winning multiple awards, including Airline Of The Year in 2012.

Simon lives in Auckland, New Zealand with his wife Suzanna and three children.

Sudhir Kulkarni

Sudhir Kulkarni

President, Digital

Persistent Systems Inc.

Sudhir Kulkarni is the President of Digital for Persistent Systems. Here he leads the team with a focus on the “how” of digital by bringing together data, APIs, and experiences. This growth strategy combines a technology partner ecosystem, solutions, and a unique architecture for enterprise digital transformation or the transformation to become software-driven in business.

He holds an MBA from IIM, Calcutta and a Bachelor’s Degree from Bombay University. He won the prestigious Gurukul Chevening Scholarship at the London School of Economics.

During his first stint with Persistent from 2006 to 2011, Sudhir held Sales leadership roles as Vice President and Senior Vice President of Sales and GM of an acquired product unit. On rejoining Persistent in 2013 he held Global Sales Operations and Marketing responsibilities in addition to High Tech Sales. Over his 8+ years association with Persistent, his focus on driving a disciplined sales organization has been a key to the organization’s growth.

Over a rich professional career of over 30 years in technology and other businesses, Sudhir has been associated with AF Ferguson, Coats Viyella and NIIT, founded two successful technology companies and ran two startups in the Silicon Valley as COO and Managing Partner.

Thomas Jankowski

Thomas Jankowski

EVP & Chief Digital Officer

Postmedia Network Inc.

Topher Wurts

Topher Wurts

CMO

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NYC

 

24 MAY 2017



07:00 - 08:20:

Registration, Breakfast, and Networking. Thank you, CDO Club!

08:20 - 08:30: Welcome
08:30 - 09:00: Keynote by David Mathison and Oliver Cummings
09:00 - 09:30: Opening Keynote: TBA
09:30 - 10:15: Impact Keynotes
09:30 - 09:40: Patrick Hoffstetter: Founder and CEO at Newmedia360; Former Chief Digital Officer at Renault
09:40 - 09:50: Magnus Gylje: Chief Digital Officer, Editor-in-Chief at Nobel Media
09:50 - 10:00: Jon Bond: CoChairman and Chief Tomorrowist at the ShipYard
10:00 - 10:15: TBA
10:15 - 10:45:

Mid-Morning Break. Thank you, CDO Club!

10:45 - 11:30: Digital Transformation Panel
11:15 - 12:00: Keynote
11:30 - 12:00: Featured Speaker: Kevin Eagan: Chief Digital Experience Officer & General Manager of Digital Platforms at IBM Digital Business Group
12:00 - 13:30:

Lunch. Thank you, CDO Club!

12:30 - 13:30: Impact Keynotes, Lunch and Learns:
12:30 - 12:45: Alex Clyne: Co-Founder of Jump Digital Ltd
12:45 - 13:00: Ali Malaz and Rob Beijleveld
13:00 - 13:15: Rajesh Anandan & Topher Wurts
13:15 - 13:30: Simon Pomeroy: CEO of Fulcrum Ltd
13:30 - 14:00: Keynote: Sudhir Kulkarni: President, Digital at Persistent Systems Inc.
14:00 - 14:45: Data Panel
14:45 - 15:15:

Mid-Afternoon Break. Thank you, CDO Club!

15:15 - 16:30: Panel: "Borderless innovation and best-in-class UX/UI design"
16:30 - 17:00: Closing Keynote: TBA
17:00 - END:

Networking Cocktail Reception Thank you, CDO Club!