Discussion: Establishing and Sustaining the Chief Data Office
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  Michael Atkin   Michael Atkin
Managing Director
EDM Council
  John Bottega   John A Bottega
Senior Advisor/Consultant
EDM Council – CDO Forum | Data Management Best Practices
  CJ Nakamura   CJ Nakamura
Global Head - EDM
Cerner Corporation
  Micheline Casey   Micheline Casey
  Thomas Redman   Thomas Redman
The Data Doc
Data Quality Solutions
  Ursula Cottone   Ursula Cottone
Chief Data Officer
Citizens Bank


Tuesday, April 4, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM


Michael Atkin is Managing Director for the Enterprise Data Management Council - a business forum for financial institutions, data originators and vendors on the strategy and tactics of managing data as an enterprise-wide asset. Mike provides consultation to global market authorities on the data implications of financial regulatory reform and is recognized as an expert in reference data strategy, governance, data quality and standards.

John Bottega is a senior strategy and data management executive with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. Over his career, John has held various positions in supporting a firm's data management functions. Since 2006, John has held the title of Chief Data Officer in both the private and public sectors, serving as CDO for Citi and Bank of America, and holding the post of CDO for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Today, John is the Principal and Managing Member of his own consulting firm, Data Management Advisory Services, LLC, and is supporting the Enterprise Data Management Council as Senior Advisor and Consultant, responsible for the Council's CDO Forum and Data Management Practices. As the former Chief Data Officer at Bank of America, John was responsible for driving the enterprise data management strategy.?

Carl-Johan (CJ) Nakamura is a Fortune 500 Business Technology leader and Serial Entrepreneur in Healthcare IT, Technology, and Finance across the US, Europe and Asia. Founded start-ups and served on boards at 7 ventures, with 4 successful exits to public and private firms. His corporate experience encompasses leading Siemens Health Service's Global PMO for Meaningful Use and Software Migrations, managing Clinical IT implementations at some of US largest acute care provider networks, founded the Business Analytics & Monitoring group at Siemens, and most recently the acting Global Head of the Enterprise Data Management office at Cerner Corporation. CJ thrives to entrepreneurially bringing together people, products and processes, to create evidence-based value outcomes through innovative, disruptive and financial advantages for his stakeholders and clients. Winning with integrity, openly and transparently, with high level of creative innovation, cross-functional collaboration, and with no second agenda describes his mantra. CJ speaks 5 languages. Former chess champion of Sweden. Long distance runner. Soccer coach. Penn State board advisor. Educated at Harvard, NTU and New York University. Lived in Stockholm, Tokyo, London, Milan, Boston, NYC and currently residing in Philadelphia with wife and two daughters.

Ms. Casey is Principal at CDO, LLC, a boutique consultancy supporting the development of large-scale enterprise information management, data governance, and data security strategic plans and implementation efforts. Prior to CDO, LLC, Ms. Casey was the first state Chief Data Officer in the country, and part of the Governor’s Office in the State of Colorado. Ms. Casey was responsible for developing and executing the State of Colorado’s enterprise data strategy and data governance and data management frameworks across the State’s Executive Branch agencies. She coordinated legislative and policy actions as necessary for this strategic effort, and helped architect a groundbreaking series of laws between 2008 and 2010 to further the State’s information sharing agenda. Ms. Casey’s emphasis is on large scale, enterprise-wide, policy rich projects, and she brings strengths in business strategy, data management, data governance, and data security.

Tom Redman, the “Data Doc," helps companies, including many of the Fortune 100, improve data quality. Those that follow his innovative approaches enjoy the many benefits of far better data, including far lower costs. His recent article, “Data's Credibility Problem," (Harvard Business Review, December 2013) showcases what's possible. Tom's "Data Driven: Profiting from Your Most Important Business Asset" (Harvard Business Press, 2008) is the guiding light for companies seeking to build their futures in data. Tom started his career at Bell Labs, where he led the Data Quality Lab. He has a Ph.D. in Statistics and two patents.

Ursula is the Chief Data Officer and leads the Enterprise Data and Information Management Office. In this capacity she is driving the end-to-end processes for Citizens Bank’s strategic enterprise asset, data. Previously she was at KeyBank for more than 16 plus years in various roles. Most recently she was the first Chief Data Officer providing vision, strategy and policy guidance for data acquisition, usage and management activities. From 2008 to 2012, she oversaw and directed support related functions of the Corporate Bank, including strategy, support and project management for information technology, marketing, communications, prospecting, and other Corporate Bank-wide initiatives. Prior to that she was responsible for the sales, service, and financial leadership of 12 branches in Cleveland. From 2003 to 2005 she was responsible for many facets of the Client Experience. Her primary focus included the design, development and deployment of a single instance of Siebel 7 across multiple lines of business. Her responsibilities also included the coordination of diverse project teams including business analysts and technical resources in a matrixed reporting structure. During her tenure with KeyBanc Capital Markets she was responsible for the implementation of a new operating model within the Corporate and Investment Bank – industry based “universal bankers”. This role involved the development of a sales and sales management processes, as well as design and implementation of performance metrics. With her Six Sigma Green Belt, she also led multiple projects through process analysis, future state design, and implementation phases. Prior to joining Key in 1998, she spent 4 years at American Greetings in both marketing and operations positions. Ursula received her Bachelor of Science degree in business from Bowling Green State University, her MBA from Cleveland State University and certification from the Stonier School of Banking. She is currently on the Board of The Centers for Families and Children. In addition, she volunteers her time with United Way, Junior League of Cleveland and Cleveland Bridge Builders. Ursula has been recognized both within and outside of Key with the KeyCorp Chairman's Award in 2005, the YWCA Women of Professional Achievement in 2010 and most recently as an Honorary Member of Beta Gamma Sigma in 2012.

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