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The Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officer

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The CDO is a relatively new role.  In some organizations the CDO is a key interface with the rest of the C-suite communicating what needs change in the organization and what resources are needed.  

For those enterprises earlier in the journey around digital transformation, the CDO is a catalyst for change and spends their time communicating about the value of data sources – both structured and unstructured.  After executives understand directionally where the organization needs to go, the CDO role becomes one focused on execution – standing up data governance, establishing metrics for compliance, and holding business leaders accountable for owning their data.  The first role is one of evangelist and cheerleader, the second of structured transformational leader. 

In this roundtable we will discuss ways to communicate the value of the CDO role and provide tactics for increasing influence in the C-suite.

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Seth Earley
Seth Earley
Seth Earley is the Founder & CEO of Earley Information Science and the author of the award winning book The AI-Powered Enterprise: Harness the Power of Ontologies to Make Your Business Smarter, Faster, and More Profitable. An expert with 20+ years experience in Knowledge Strategy, Data and Information Architecture, Search-based Applications and Information Findability solutions. He has worked with a diverse roster of Fortune 1000 companies helping them to achieve higher levels of operating performance.

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