Chief Digital Officer JOBS Update for January 2020


Welcome back to our Chief Digital Officer JOBS Update, through January 2020.

In this issue, we list TWENTY-THREE new CDO appointments for January; we tracked 87 CDO ARTICLES; and hand-picked THIRTY-ONE CDOs who made the news last month; and we posted more new open global CDO positions on our CDO Career page!

  • New Chief Digital Officer placements (through January 2020): TWENTY-THREE new CDOs were hired in January alone, we provide the highlights below. Congratulations to the new Chief Digital Officers at Assurance Financial; Bayer; Chubb; Cognizant; McDonalds; Microsoft; Panera Bread; and Polaris Inc., among many others. Welcome to the CDO Club!
  • Chief Digital Officers ‘In the News’: Consider us your personal CDO “news clippings” service. We tracked 87 CDO ARTICLES and hand-picked THIRTY-ONE CDOs who made the news in January, including ABB’s Guido Jouret; Almirall’s Francesca Wuttke; Dell’s Jen Felch; HSBC Germany’s Dr. Juergen Rahmel; L’Oréal’s Lubomira Rochet; Meredith Digital’s Catherine Levene; St. Luke’s Health System’s Onur Torusoglu; and Sterling Bank Plc’s Olayinka Oni! How did they make news? Find out inside.
  • Open Chief Digital Officer Jobs: Our career page lists over two dozen current CDO/CAO jobs. You’ll find open posts for Chief Digital Officers, Chief Data Officers, Chief Analytics Officers, and other C-level positions. Be sure to review the open posts on our dedicated career page.

You’ll find the details on all this and more below.​

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We are thrilled to announce IDC as Exclusive Research Partner to the CDO Club, and Presenting Analyst Partner at the NYC CDO Summit on May 6, 2020 at Columbia University, our 8th year.

Effective January 2020, IDC will provide these new benefits to paid CDO Club members:

New CDO Club SILVER and GOLD members will now receive:

  • IDC Digital Transformation Planning Guides (Silver/Gold members)
  • IDC FutureScape: “Worldwide Digital Transformation 2020 Predictions” (Gold members)
  • Complimentary ticket to IDC Directions West; IDC Directions East; IDC Agenda20 (Gold members)

New CDO Club PLATINUM and CORPORATE members will now receive:

  • All benefits listed above for Silver and Gold members PLUS…
  • IDC Analyst group conference call with a member of IDC’s senior research team
  • IDC Market Perspective: “The CEOs Agenda for the Digital Enterprise

See more detail listed in the Membership Benefits chart below (in red).

Find out more and JOIN TODAY to become a CDO Club member!

See Our New CDO Club Membership Benefits:

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We created the CDO Club community to enable our members to share their experiences and best practices, and to help them to stay on top of the rapid changes taking place in this dynamic market.

A CDO Club Membership still allows you to:

  • Find out which companies are hiring Chief Digital, Data, and Analytics Officers.
  • Get the latest updates on what today’s CDOs/CAOs are working on.
  • Get access to videos from every CDO Summit to date, to hear their stories.
  • See who is moving up the ladder from CDO to CEO.
  • PLUS NEWEffective January 2020, the IDC content above will be added to CDO Club Membership packages.

CDO Club members – Get FREE tickets to
IDC Directions East (March 4) or West (March 10)

All this information – and more – is included in our monthly CDO Jobs Update blog posts. CDO Club members gain access to these Updates, all the way back to Q4 2014.

Here are links to our previous CDO JOBS Updates:

Chief Digital Officer Chief Data Officer
December 2019 December 2019
November 2019 November 2019
October 2019 October 2019
September 2019 September 2019
August 2019 August 2019
July 2019 July 2019
June 2019 June 2019
May 2019 May 2019
April 2019 April 2019
March 2019 March 2019
February 2019 February 2019
January 2019 January 2019
December 2018 December 2018
November 2018 November 2018
October 2018 October 2018
September 2018 September 2018
August 2018 August 2018
July 2018 July 2018
June 2018 June 2018
May 2018 May 2018
April 2018 April 2018
March 2018 March 2018
February 2018 February 2018
January 2018 January 2018
December 2017 December 2017
November 2017 November 2017
October 2017 October 2017
September 2017 September 2017
August 2017 August 2017
July 2017 July 2017
June 2017 June 2017
May 2017 May 2017
April 2017 April 2017
March 2017 March 2017
February 2017 February 2017
January 2017 January 2017
December 2016 December 2016
November 2016 November 2016
October 2016 October 2016
September 2016 September 2016
August 2016 August 2016
July 2016 July 2016
June 2016 June 2016
May 2016 May 2016
June 2015 July 2015
May 2015 June 2015
April 2015 April & May 2015
March 2015 March 2015
February 2015 February 2015
January 2015 January 2015
Q4 2014 Q4 2014

AWARDS (January 2020):


Randy GaboriaultRandy Gaboriault: January 15, 2020
ChristianaCare named ‘Most Wired’ health care technology leader
For the fourth consecutive year, ChristianaCare has earned the “Most Wired” designation from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, which recognizes health care organizations that demonstrate the best practices through their adoption, implementation and use of information technology. “We are leaning confidently and deliberately into a future where all care will be digital — except that which cannot be — and all care will be home-based — except that which cannot be,” said Randall Gaboriault, Chief Digital and Information Officer at ChristianaCare.
Lubomira RochetLubomira Rochet: January 14, 2020
L’Oréal’s Lubomira Rochet on designing a beauty tech blueprint
In order to find the world’s top marketer, The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) has once again partnered with The Drum for the Global Marketer of the Year award. Here we interview nominee Lubomira Rochet, on how she is gearing L’Oréal up to become the world’s biggest ‘beauty tech’ business.
Stephen EbbettStephen Ebbett: January 13, 2020
American Addiction Centers Named One of San Diego’s Best and Brightest Companies To Work For®
American Addiction Centers (AAC) is among a select group of employers recently awarded San Diego’s Best and Brightest Companies To Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources. “We are honored to receive this recognition because it’s a testament to American Addiction Centers’ commitment to foster a work environment that attracts the best and brightest talent,” said Stephen Ebbett, AAC chief digital and marketing officer. “When your mission is to transform lives, it’s imperative that you have one of the best teams in the country. That’s what we have built at AAC and as a result we have helped thousands of people find recovery.”

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