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Wednesday April 10, 2019

Meet the Panelists at the NYC CDO Summit:
Successful Digital Transformation Strategies Across Sectors
May 8, 2019 in the Roone Arledge Auditorium at Columbia University

The CDO Summit is the premier event for
digital & data leaders
May 8, 2019 | New York City, USA

Want to learn about successful digital transformation strategies from leading Chief Digital Officers in different fields?

Join us for the “Successful Digital Transformation Strategies Across Sectors” panel at the 7th annual
NYC CDO Summit on May 8, 2019 at Columbia University! 

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the following leading Chief Digital Officers, such as…..

Andrew Fitzgerald is the Chief Digital Content Officer for Hearst Television, responsible for digital content across Hearst’s 26 local markets and national brands like Stitch. Prior to Hearst, Fitzgerald led Twitter’s global Curation team, responsible for editorial decision-making in Twitter Moments across five languages and fourteen markets. He also worked with news organizations, journalists, and authors on Twitter’s Media Partnerships team. Before Twitter, he worked as a journalist focused on citizen journalism and social media story-telling at Al Jazeera English, Current TV, and elsewhere.

Fred Santarpia was named Chief Digital Officer of Condé Nast in October 2014, responsible for building and executing the company’s digital strategy, leading to explosive growth in both digital audience and revenue. He led the company’s acquisitions of Pitchfork, Poetica, Backchannel, Citizen Net, and the launch of the company’s digital innovation center in Austin, Texas. He oversaw the development and launch of Conde Nast Spire, the company’s first ever proprietary data platform. Previously, Santarpia served as EVP and CDO of Condé Nast Entertainment (CNÉ). Under his leadership, the company launched and scaled 15 fully distributed digital video and OTT channels from Condé Nast’s portfolio of brands, building a subscriber base of millions and making digital video a core discipline at the company. Prior to joining CNÉ, Santarpia was EVP & GM of VEVO, where he served as head of all business operations. Before VEVO, Santarpia worked for Universal Music Group where he held a variety of senior level positions, and in the media assurance practice at Arthur Andersen. He is a graduate of Villanova University, and holds an M.S. in Finance from Boston University.

For almost two decades, Kendra Bracken-Ferguson has helped define and navigate the digital space as a creative force for brands and influencers. Kendra is Founder and CEO of BrainTrust, a recognized social media agency started in 2016. Her agency joined CAA-GBG in 2017, becoming part of the largest brand management agency in the world. In April of 2019, Kendra bought back BrainTrust, and the agency is now independent refocused on Brand Strategy and Social Media for brands, institutions and tastemakers. Prior to BrainTrust, Kendra co-founded Digital Brand Architects (“DBA”), acquired by United Talent Agency, that grew quickly into the go-to firm for influencer management. She created the social media footprint for Ralph Lauren as the brand’s first Director of Digital Media, where her work was informed by her years as Vice President of Digital at Fleishman-Hillard, developing social media strategies for clients including AT&T, DKNY, and P&G. 

Lisa Schneider is Chief Digital Officer & Publisher at Merriam-Webster, where she leads digital strategy and execution across content and product development, user experience, and technology. She has redefined the dictionary for the digital age through a combination of technology upgrades and content/social strategy, changing people’s perception of the brand from a “dusty book on the shelf” to a timely, relevant resource and commentary users turn to every day. Under her leadership, Merriam-Webster has won numerous awards, and she was recently featured on the AdAge Creativity 50 and the Folio: Top Women in Media lists. Previously, Lisa held executive roles in digital strategy and product development at Penton, Budget Travel, Reader’s Digest, and Bridal Guide.

Ritesh Patel is a digital and social evangelist, and he has been evangelizing digital since the early days of the dot com boom in the late 1990’s. He joined Agency.com and quickly began to consult with major fortune 500 companies to evangelize the merits of the World Wide Web. Along the way, he has worked for the likes of Havas and Cushman & Wakefield, and began a deep dive into the healthcare arena in 2009 when he joined Inventiv Health as Head of Digital & innovation. He joined Ogilvy in 2014 as the Chief Digital Officer for Ogilvy CommonHealth, the specialist health care agency within the Ogilvy Group. There he worked with the digital team at OCHWW and supported and led the creation of the OCHWW Innovation Lab. He is now working for Ogilvy in the Health & Wellness practice area. He is an outspoken digital evangelist who has lent his expert POV in a variety of forums over his 19+ year career. He is passionate about educating his peers and his clients about what the future of digital looks like for health & wellness.

Join Us in New York City!

The NYC CDO Summit will feature keynotes and panelists that will change the way you think about digital transformation and data-driven culture. 

Listen to leaders from around the globe and from different industries as they reveal the challenges they face and the ways in which they solved them.

Learn from your peers and network with knowledgeable executives at the 7th annual NYC CDO Summit presented by Globant 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in the spectacular Roone Arledge Auditorium at Columbia University.
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Who’s Speaking In New York City?

  • Alejandro Scannapieco: EVP & General Manager of Globant’s US East Region
  • Andrew Fitzgerald: Chief Digital Content Officer at Hearst TV
  • Asha Saxena: Adjunct Professor at Columbia University Business School
  • Barry Goldstein: EVP & Chief Commercial Officer at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
  • Chris Wiggins: Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times
  • Christine Hung: Head of Data Solutions at Spotify
  • David Mathison: Curator, CDO Summit & Founder, CDO Club
  • Fred Santarpia: Former Chief Digital Officer at Condé Nast
  • Janice Ellig: Chief Executive Officer at Ellig Group
  • Joe DeCosmo: Chief Analytics Officer at Enova International
  • Joyanta Majee: VP & Head of the Data & Analytics Practice at Orion
  • Kendra Bracken-Ferguson: Founder and CEO of BrainTrust
  • Linda Avery: Chief Data Officer at Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Lisa Schneider: Chief Digital Officer & Publisher at Merriam-Webster Inc.
  • Michael Donnelly: Former – Senior Vice President, Digital Experiences Group at Mastercard
  • Ritesh Patel: Chief Digital Officer – Health & Wellness at Ogilvy
  • Sanjeev Addala: SVP, Chief Information & Digital Officer at AES Corp.
  • Satyam Priyadarshy, MBA, Ph.D: Chief Data Scientist at Halliburton
  • Seri Nabeshima: Chief Global Officer of CDO Club Japan
  • Subha Madhavan, PhD, FACMI: Chief Data Scientist at Georgetown University Medical Center
  • More to be announced…
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The NYC CDO Summit: Six Years and Going Strong!

Check out the write-ups from every NYC CDO Summit to date below. Our events have been the ‘go-to’ destination to network, learn, and share with the best c-suite digital and data leaders in the world: 
6th NYC CDO Summit 
(Weds May 30, 2018)
5th NYC CDO Summit 
(Weds May 24, 2017)
4th NYC CDO Summit 
(Weds April 27, 2016)
3rd NYC CDO Summit 
(Weds April 29, 2015)
2nd NYC CDO Summit 
(April 22-23, 2014)
1st NYC CDO Summit 
(February 28, 2013)

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About the CDO Summit:

The CDO Summit addresses the challenges and opportunities arising from big data, the cloud, digital disruption, and social and mobile media. Our gatherings include the best digital strategists and practitioners on earth, in intimate, collegial, and supportive environments designed to encourage networking, learning, and knowledge-sharing. Visit the website.

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