June 13, 2016: "In looking at the rate of CDO hiring, David Mathison, CEO of the CDO Club and CDO Summit, notes that “At the end of 2015 there were approximately 2,000 CDOs. CDO hires have been doubling every year and I expect there to be 2,500 CDOs by the end of 2016. . . "
June 10, 2016: "El chief digital officer llegó a las organizaciones en los últimos años para afrontar las estrategias online y su participación está en ascenso. Marketers by Adlatina conversó sobre la tendencia con el especialista número uno.. . . "
May 20, 2016:"Rather than resist cultural resistance to change, digital leaders at SAP, IBM and CBS encouraged executives at the recent Chief Digital Officer Summit in New York City to understand its root cause and get underneath it. Fair warning: Changing the corporate mindset or culture often takes time and cr. . . "
March 14, 2016: "Companies promoted at least 11 chief digital officers (CDOs) to CEO last year. It marks the third straight year more CDOs rose to the top of their organization. David Mathison, CEO of the CDO Club and CDO Summit, shared those numbers with CMSWire after NIKE Inc. promoted Adam Sussman from director. . . "
NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2015: Patrick Hoffstetter, Chief Digital Officer at Renault and Director of its Digital Factory, was today named the first-ever EU Chief Digital Officer of the Year 2015 by the CDO Club, the world's first and largest community of C-suite digital leaders. Hoffstetter was announced a. . . "
NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 7, 2015: Tanya Cordrey, Chief Digital Officer at Guardian News and Media (GNM), today was named the 2015 U.K. Chief Digital Officer of the Year by the CDO Club, the world's first and largest community of C-suite digital leaders. Cordrey was named the recipient of the award. . . "
LONDON and NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2015: Sir Clive Woodward OBE, the head coach who led England's rugby team in its 2003 World Cup victory in Australia, will be the Featured Speaker at the 2nd annual U.K. CDO Summit, to be held in London on 7 October 2015 at 30 Euston Square and presented by Accenture . . . "
LONDON and NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2015: The CDO Club is projecting that the number of Chief Digital Officers is on track to double again in 2015, to 2,000 CDOs globally, with hundreds of those based in the U.K. To date, in 2015 alone, 10 Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) have become CEO/President, while fo. . . "
SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK, LONDON and AMSTERDAM, July 30, 2015: ForgeRock®, the leading open platform provider of identity management solutions and the CDO Club, the world's largest C-Suite community of digital and data leaders with over 1,000 registered members, today jointly announced an alliance t. . . "
David Mathison is the CEO and founder of the CDO Club and CDO Summit.
Mathison is the world’s leading authority on Chief Digital and Data Officers, and has been quoted recently by American Banker, CIO.com, CIO Journal, CIO-UK, CMS Wire, CNBC, Computer Weekly, Computerworld, Deloitte, Diginomica, EdTech Magazine, eMarketer, FedTech Magazine, FierceCIO, Financial Times, Forbes, Guardian, Huffington Post, I-CIO, McKinsey & Company, Media Post, MIT Sloan Management Review, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal, and ZDNet, among others.
He was previously 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 by the AP 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 Austin, TX (SXSW) and Amsterdam, Holland to Zagreb, Croatia.
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
"Exciting talks on Data Science in an unique business atmosphere. It was an inspiring CDO Summit in London. Many thanks to David Mathison and everyone involved making this great platform possible."
Hendrik Stange Senior Data Scientist/ Manager Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS
“The U.K. CDO summit was a very informative and jam packed day. Your team was extremely helpful and welcoming. Social media and the hashtag #CDOSummitUk was very hot that day - great social media engagement by all!”
“Congratulations to you and your team for a great inaugural U.K. CDO Summit yesterday. I’m still digesting all the gobbets of information!” via Twitter
Edward Qualtrough CIO UK online editor IDG UK
"Thanks for an excellent NYC CDO Summit. You have created an impressive event and community."
Alexander van Boetzelaer Managing Director R&D Solutions, Elsevier RELX Group
“Bravo David Mathison and his team for curating such an excellent event at the inaugural U.K. CDO Summit.”
Lisa Telford Head of Media & Entertainment Practice Odgers Berndtson
"Thank you very much for organizing a great NYC CDO Summit. I thoroughly enjoyed it."
Dr. Didier Bonnet SVP & Global Practice Leader Capgemini Consulting
“Thanks for using the IBM Engagement Center power by IBM Watson and the MutualMind social media analytics platform, at your NYC CDO Summit. With a crowd that size, I have never seen so many social media posts come through in one day! Also, never seen such a well presented and...
Matthew Denning Marketing Event Specialist IBM
"The NYC CDO Summit was an awesome day - content - speakers - learnings. Everything."
Jo Ann Saitta Chief Digital Officer The CDM Group
"Thanks for putting on such an informative and impressive CDO Summit. It was my first time attending, and will be back next year."
Ken Rohman Principal, Chief Digital Officer archer>malmo
“You did a fine job at the U.K. CDO Summit, David. I like your business model, manner, pace, and approach - it's very likeable"
Thomas Power Non Executive Board Member
"Thanks for hosting a splendid inaugural U.K. CDO Summit!"
Narry Singh Head of Digital Business Accenture EALA
“Thank to everyone at the NYC CDO Summit for a wonderful discussion on the Big Data panel. And thank you very much David Mathison for having us -- it was a pleasure!”
Haile Owusu Chief Data Scientist Mashable
“The opportunity to keynote at the inaugural U.K. CDO Summit in London was once in a lifetime experience. As the world’s youngest CDO, I learned valuable lessons from other digital leaders and gained a greater sense of confidence and energy leaving the event.
Gordon Ching Chief Digital Officer AIESEC
“Thank you for curating an incredible experience at the NYC CDO Summit!”
Brian Manning President & Chief Digital Officer Centric Digital
"Thanks for curating the NYC CDO Summit. It was a great show. I enjoyed all the keynote speakers and panels."
Joe Johnston VP Experience Innovation Universal Mind
"I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed the NYC CDO Summit. I met and listened to a talented group of my peers, amazed by their outstanding accomplishments; I got a sense of what they all had in common. Delivering value to consumers and companies’ bottom lines, is ultimately what...
Todd Unger Chief Digital Officer Daily Racing Form
"Huge congratulations on an awesome inaugural U.K. CDO Summit. I cannot believe how much you worked into the programme! The quality was exceptional. In addition to incredible content, I also connected and networked with some great attendees. The CDO summit was an amazing achievement, you should be very proud."
Tony Henderson Business Lead Europe for Content Protection, Microsoft PlayReady Microsoft
“David Mathison’s expertise regarding data, digital, and the Chief Digital Officer function is unmatched. If you are a business leader who cares about the future of digital and the ever-evolving CDO function, join the revolution and become a part of the CDO Club and Summit.”
Jay Rosenzweig CEO Rosenzweig & Company
“Thanks for everything you did to pull off the NYC CDO Summit. It was my first such Summit, and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.”
Tony Fross VP of North America Practice Lead, Digital Advisory Services Capgemini Consulting
“Our CEO came back raving about this year’s NYC CDO Summit. Congratulations on another huge success! Your CDO Summit just keeps getting bigger and better, and we are so happy to be a part of it!”
Christina Tabibian Gratz Marketing & Research Manager Chadick Ellig, Inc.