Wednesday, November 15, 2023

The Chief AI Officer Talent Map:
Learn All About This Critical New Role
at the 10th Annual CDAO Summit
and the 1st-ever Chief AI Officer Summit!

Its just one month to the 10th annual CDAO Summit on Wednesday December 13, and the world’s 1st-ever Chief AI Officer Summit on Thursday December 14, 2023, hosted by the D'Amore-McKim School of Business and the Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University in Boston MA:
  • Weds Dec 13 CDAO Summit on Digital Transformation, Data, and Analytics: We've announced the agenda here. Meet fellow Chief Digital and Data Officers, Chief Analytics Officers, CDAOs, Chief Experience, Innovation, Strategy, Technology, & Transformation Officers, and Chief Compliance, Governance, Privacy, & Risk Officers. The CDAO Summit is hosted by the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and The Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University.
  • Thurs Dec 14 CAIO Summit on Artificial Intelligence: We'll be announcing the agenda this week! Join us at the world’s first event for Chief Artificial Intelligence Officers, hosted by The Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University.
See more below. Delegate tickets are just $795 each day! Seating is limited so be sure to register NOW!

The Chief AI Officer Talent Map
Learn All About This Critical New Role!

Over the next few weeks we'll explore the agenda topics and re-cap the speakers, keynotes, and panels for each day. On both days, I will deliver the opening keynote on "The Chief AI Officer Talent Map," the first-ever deep dive into this critically important new title. 
Every day we get the same questions from journalists, the media, and fellow CDAOs - they all want to know who these CAIOs are, what they are responsible for, where they are located, their backgrounds/skills, and how to get one - or become one!

Based on over one year of research, my opening keynote will explore the Chief AI Officer title in depth, including a look at some of the leaders who hold the title, the organizations they work for, compensation, key responsibilities, reporting structure, headcount, budget, previous work experience, and other demographic data including age, gender, region, sector, tenure, etc. 

During my session, we will review open Chief AI Officer roles at major organizations, explore sample Chief AI Officer Job Descriptions (JDs), and even collaborate live with speakers and delegates on improving and refining the JDs so they are appropriate for various different sectors.

And of course you get to meet Chief AI Officers at the event:

The CAIO Talent Map is intended for C-suite and Board-level AI, digital/data/analytics executives and leaders in HR, Strategy, IT, Marketing, Sales, and Business Development, as well as Executive Recruiters, Compensation Directors, and industry analysts, journalists, and researchers.

Background: As many of you know, ten years ago on February 28, 2013 at the inaugural NYC CDO Summit I keynoted on the world's first-ever "Chief Digital Officer Talent Map," which covered key CDO demographic data, new hires, compensation, career path, reporting structures, and open jobs. 

The Talent Map provided detailed information on global CDOs – which sectors were hiring; competitive salary information; and statistics on geographic distribution, gender, education, age, and race. 

Ten years later, there are now thousands of people who hold these titles globally.  Of course its dated now, but you can download the original 2013 CDO Talent Map here:

I'll be publishing the upcoming Chief AI Officer Talent Map to that same page later this month, prior to the Chief AI Officer Summit, so stay tuned.

for the 10th annual CDAO Summit!

I am thrilled to announce the draft agenda for our 10th annual CDAO Summit taking place on Wednesday December 13, 2023 and hosted by the D'Amore McKim School of Business and The Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University in Boston MA.

Book your ticket NOW, this event will sell out. Check out the confirmed speakers:

for the world's 1st Chief AI Officer Summit:

Later this week we will announce a draft agenda for the world's first-ever Chief AI Officer Summit taking place on Thursday December 14, 2023, and hosted by the Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University in Boston MA. 

Book your ticket NOW, this event will sell out. Check out the confirmed speakers:


Join us at the 10th annual CDAO Summit on Wednesday December 13, and/or the world’s first-ever Chief AI Officer Summit on Thursday December 14, 2023.

Seize this unparalleled opportunity to learn from those who are at the forefront of AI-driven innovation and strategy in the business world. 

You will gain insights into the evolving role of C-suite AI leadership, and network with top-tier professionals shaping the future of enterprise artificial intelligence. 

Delegates, speakers, and sponsors can participate in one or both event days.

Both events are on track to sell out, so register NOW at either site below:
Register for BOTH days and SAVE $295! Below are the 3 options on our reg page:
  • One day: The regular one-day ticket price is $795. 
  • Two days (this is if you choose to buy each day ticket separately):  The regular one-day ticket price is $795 x 2 days = $1,590.
  • BOTH DAYS DISCOUNT: If you choose the option "BOTH DAYS" tix are just $1,295, a savings of $295 off option 2 above ($1,590 - 1,295 = $295)

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See what previous speakers, delegates, and sponsors had to say about the CDO Summits here.

"Great conference, David Mathison! The topics were relevant, the panelists and speakers top notch, the setting was intimate, and the connections were truly valuable for any senior executive in the digital space. Thanks for pulling it together. I really look forward to attending next year.”
Lisa Choi Owens: Chief Revenue Officer and Director at TED

"David, I can't say thank you enough for inviting me to speak at the IBM CDO/CTO Summit. That was an incredible experience and such a great opportunity to grow my network. I also appreciated your advice on leading organizations, seeking seats on boards, and more. I hope we can stay in touch as I grow as a data professional. I would greatly value your continued mentorship!"
Paul Evangelista: Chief Data Officer, US Military Academy at West Point

"Great IBM CDO/CTO Summit in Boston! Inspiring discussions on AI, data fabric, ethics and privacy. I loved being a speaker! Congratulations Dave Mathison and team for an outstanding event and thanks for the opportunity to participate”
Anjali Gupta Reddi: Chief Data Officer, Dow Jones

"I was absolutely delighted to be one of the speakers at the IBM CDO/CTO summit in Boston. Thought leadership comes from saying what we think outside of our own spaces and inviting the thoughts of others who may disagree. Great respect to Inderpal Bhandari and David Mathison and so many others for creating this wonderful   holding environment for fresh thinking and perspective. Kudos for all of the effort it took to make this happen!"
Anthony Scriffignano: SVP, Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet

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About the CAIO Summit:

The CAIO Summit is the world's first-ever event specifically for Chief AI Officers and leaders in Generative AI. Brought to you by the producers of the 1st-ever CDO Summit in 2013, our inaugural event is hosted by The Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University in Boston MA. The program includes the best AI strategists and practitioners on earth, in an intimate, collegial, and supportive environment designed to encourage networking, learning, and knowledge-sharing. If you are tasked with mastering the strategies and tactics to surpass your AI business objectives, secure your seat at the CAIO Summit today. Visit the website.

About the CDO/CDAO Summit:

For over a decade, the CDO/CDAO Summits have been addressing the challenges and opportunities arising from AI, analytics, big data, the cloud, digital disruption, and social and mobile media. Our gatherings include the best data/digital strategists and practitioners on earth, in intimate, collegial, and supportive environments designed to encourage networking, learning, and knowledge-sharing. If you are tasked with mastering the strategies and tactics to achieve and surpass your data/digital business objectives, be sure to join us at a CDO Summit today. Visit the website.

About the CDO Club:

The CDO Club is the world’s first, largest, and most powerful community of C-suite AI, analytics, data, digital, and cyber-security leaders. Our members receive access to advisory services, breaking news, original research, career development support, networking opportunities, and inspirational events. Our high-impact services are designed to help our members improve their capabilities, strengthen their professional networks, openly share insights & strategies, & collaboratively identify the tools essential to help them succeed in navigating today’s rapidly evolving, highly competitive & complex online environment. Visit the website.

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