June 5, 2015: "In 2012, there were just 225 CDOs, according to the CDO Club. That figure has seen hockey stick-curve growth, jumping to 488 in 2013 and 1,000 in 2014. This phenoma, according to Deloitte, is a result of digital strategy becoming core to overall corporate strategy. It’s graduating from its statu. . . "
June 3, 2015: "Steeds meer organisaties benoemen een apart directielid om het bedrijf door het snel veranderende digitale landschap te leiden. Volgens een recent rapport van de CDO Club groeit het aantal CDO’s sinds 2005 zelfs explosief. Dit jaar zou het aantal wereldwijd verdubbelen van 1.000 naar 2.000. Dat . . . "
May 18, 2015: "The chief digital officer (CDO) role emerged alongside the digital transformation, and companies are rapidly making room for the position. In a report released in May 2015, The CDO Club estimated that the number of CDOs worldwide would double between 2014 and 2015, from 1,000 to 2,000. This was mo. . . "
May 12, 2015: "CDOs are asked to transform business strategies, often at the heart of a fundamental turnaround or overhaul. That’s why CDO Club tracking shows a marked spike in high-profile CDOs moving to CEO or corporate director-level positions over the past year. Success stories are percolating to the very . . . "
May 7, 2015: "The number of people in CDO roles doubled from 2013 to nearly 1,000 in 2014, continuing a trend of doubling each year, according to data from the CDO Club, which forecasts that the number of global CDOs will double again in 2015, to some 2,000 CDOs by the end of the year.. . . "
NEW YORK, March 21, 2014: Organizers for the Chief Digital Officer Summit today announced sponsors for its second annual event, which takes place on April 22 and 23, 2014, at Time Warner in New York City. “I’m excited to report that 100% of the sponsors from our inaugural 2013 Chief Digital Offi. . . "
NEW YORK, March 18, 2014: The CDO Club has identified the names of the 10 most-followed Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) on Twitter. Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, topped the list with 55,400 followers. Following Sreenivasan was Rachel S. Haot, Chief Digita. . . "
NEW YORK, March 12, 2014: The CDO Club has identified the names of the 10 most influential online Chief Digital Officers (CDOs), calculated by their scores from the influence-rating site Klout. Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Jason Hirschhorn, former C. . . "
NEW YORK, Feb 21, 2013: Organizers for the inaugural Chief Digital Officer Summit have announced that sales have exceeded expectations, and last week, the Summit completely sold out of tickets. To handle the overwhelming demand for access, conference officials announced a sponsorship [...]. . . "
NEW YORK, Jan 31, 2013: Teddy Goff, the Digital Director for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, will be the featured guest speaker at the inaugural Chief Digital Officer Summit on February 28, 2013 at [...]. . . "
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.