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Open CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER and CHIEF DATA OFFICER positions are posted below.

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We are committed to providing CHROs and Talent Managers with qualified executives, and simultaneously giving our members the tools they need to excel in their jobs, and, when appropriate, to find new opportunities.

The following sets us apart from traditional executive search firms:

  • We have a thorough and intimate understanding of the global digital and data talent market.
  • We know which companies are hiring for digital and data leaders, all over the world.
  • We help companies identify and place digital/data leaders for CEO, Board Director and Non-Executive Director (NED) roles.
  • We have direct access to 5,000+ CDO Club registered members, part of our extensive database of qualified executives. And our global email list is five times that size.
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Open Chief DATA Officer positions are posted below.


Title: Chief Data & Analytics Officer
Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Location: New York City
Reports to: Chief Information Officer
Contact: More information
Description: Co-develop strategy with the business: Mandate from the top to lead data and analytics with EVP-level co-sponsor from the business to ensure engagement, collaborate with BUs to incorporate business priorities and create enterprise data and analytics strategy & roadmap. Establish data foundation: Set standards and measurement for data quality, compliance, data policy, data security, and data retention. Innovate through advanced analytics: Mandate to establish data and analytics culture, strategy, governance, and processes. Develop and implement new analytics concepts and tools jointly with IT to enable effective work.

 


Title: Chief Data Officer
Organization: Idealo
Location: Berlin, DE
Reports to: Management
Contact: More information
Description: In the position of CDO at Idealo, you are responsible for holistic data management across the entire value chain of idealo. With a technical understanding of the specific application, you are responsible for the strategic development of the systems and the tech stack for data processing. With Business Sense and a look at the needs of our internal and external customers, you enable the organization to optimally use data. You will find data-driven solutions that help us: increase our analytics, recommendation and prediction skills, better control our shop partners in a quality-oriented manner, get better customer insights, and give our customers only the relevant information.

 


Title: Chief Data & Analytics Officer (Ed-Tech)
Organization: Quotacom
Location: Stockholm County, Sweden
Reports to: CIO
Contact: More information
Description: Build and lead a specialist team of technical professionals in order to develop and deploy solutions which provide insights from data, while also supporting sales and marketing functions. Apply your big data, cloud, BI and Data Science technologies knowledge in building and implementing solutions to drive business success. Identify opportunities, in collaboration with the Executive Leadership Team, and apply the latest advancements in data-driven technology to build, test and validate innovative solutions. Provide first class Data & Analytics input to projects.Drive internal awareness and strategy for adoption of emerging technology and methodologies.

 


Title: Chief Data and Analytics Officer
Organization: Federal Communications Commission
Location: Washington DC
Reports to: Chief, Office of Economics and Analytics
Contact: More information
Description: Overseeing, in close coordination with the CIO, the administration and technical direction of diverse FCC data governance and data management projects and initiatives. Creating strategies and policies for improving data quality, including by enhancing business processes by applying modern data management tools and practices. Improving the quality of the data upon which the FCC relies by improving the methods used to collect data, and facilitating the availability of data assets across the FCC, identifying, developing and directing analyses that inform and improve policymaking and rulemaking; and collaborating across the Agency to ensure that data are valued as a strategic asset.

 


Title: Chief Data Officer
Organization: IDEMIA
Location: Łódź, Łódzkie, Poland
Reports to: Chief Digital Product Officer
Contact: More information
Description: The CDO will work cross-functionally across Business Units, Global R&D, and IT teams to develop and execute IDEMIA’s data strategy, and to facilitate and enhance customer-facing applications, organizational decision-making, and data utilization across the enterprise. Co-develop data-related policies and procedures that align with corporate, as well as global and local regulatory/compliance frameworks; design, improve, and streamline organizational data capture, integration, and warehousing; and drive innovation in the areas of data-enhanced customer applications, public cloud, enterprise-wide data science, analysis and visualization.

 


Title: Chief Evaluation & Data Strategy Officer
Organization: Blue Shield of California
Location: San Francisco
Reports to: Foundation President and CEO
Contact: More information
Description: The Chief Evaluation and Data Strategy Officer plays a vital role in helping Blue Shield of California Foundation to achieve its mission to build lasting and equitable solutions that make California the healthiest state with the lowest rate of domestic violence. The Foundation is guided by the values of integrity, partnership, possibility, and equity and dignity in all internal and external work. A well-established, highly regarded leader in health and prevention, and is nationally known for its work in domestic violence. This new role represents the Foundation’s commitment to develop a measurement and data strategy to advance that work and have greater impact.

 


Title: Chief Data Officer
Organization: WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
Location: Boston/London
Reports to: TBA
Contact: More information
Description: Provide bold strategic vision and leadership for all aspects of the data lifecycle at Wellington. Ultimately the data strategy should yield tangible business value, including enhanced client service, business growth, timely response to data queries, data security, and reduction of risk due to inaccurate or mis-used data. Seek to instill innovation through data and analytics to generate business insights that result in tangible benefits for our clients and the firm. Oversee the Enterprise Data Governance team and effectively prioritize, budget and manage timelines and expectations. Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with business and technology leaders across all business units, the risk and compliance teams, and key stakeholders to ensure a strong understanding and adoption of the standards and expectations of the enterprise data program. Provide expertise in sourcing and managing total spend for external data. Oversee a team responsible for managing critical firm data. Establish an external network of peers to inform the strategy and influence negotiations.

 


Title: Chief Data Officer
Organization: Richemont
Location: Bellevue, CH
Reports to: Group Digital division
Contact: More information
Description: The Group wants to pursue its strong development into the digitisation of its commerce value chain, from product sourcing, logistics, to shopping and returns, and to leverage big data to provide full intelligence on the customer journey. Rely on the recent acquisition of YNAP, Watchfinder and the strategic partnership with Alibaba Group to pursue this journey, in which data plays a central and decisive role.

 


Title: Chief Data Officer
Organization: Robert Walter
Location: Shenzhen, CN
Reports to: TBA
Contact: More information
Description: Responsible for delivery of multiple Global data and information management programmes, partner with business teams to help define the overall strategy and help deliver the objectives through data-led initiative, Lead the definition and delivery of data & information management solutions to satisfy business needs, while ensuring alignment with global data strategies, policies and standards. Deliver the goals outlined in the data strategy and data governance council, drives development of information infrastructure, and data management processes to move the organisation to a more sophisticated, agile and robust target state data architecture, Collaborate with security and data privacy to ensure the solutions being provided to the business teams meet the requisite standards within the country.

 


Title: Senior Data Scientist
Organization: Monte Carlo Data
Location: Remote
Reports to: TBA
Contact: More information
Description: Building production-grade ML algorithms that delight users. Driving ML projects from ideation to deployment. Solving challenging anomaly detection and prediction problems.

 


Title: VP – Chief Data Officer
Organization: Revantage Corporate Services (RCS)
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Reports to: Chief Technology Officer
Contact: More information
Description: The VP- Chief Data Officer (CDO) will be instrumental for developing a firm-wide data management strategy, overseeing the development and deployment of the data and analytics platform, and establishing the enterprise operating model for Data and Analytics. The successful VP- CDO will lead inter-disciplinary teams to improve and streamline data systems, drive data-led insights for Blackstone and its real estate portfolio companies, and embed strong data and analytics culture across the organization.

 


Title: Chief Data Officer
Organization: Sheetz
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Reports to: TBA
Contact: More information
Description: Sheetz is looking for an experienced Chief Data Officer who will have expertise in creating and driving business value and growth though the effective use data. Will be responsible for developing and administering Sheetz’ data and information strategy in order to facilitate and enhance organizational decision-making and data utilization across the company. In addition to leading a centralized Data and Analytics service, the CDO will develop data-related policies and procedures; design, improve, and streamline organizational data systems; and drive innovation in the area of enterprise-wide data science, analysis and visualization.

 


Title: Chief Data Scientist
Organization: ManTech
Location: Alexandria, VA, US
Reports to: TBA
Contact: More information
Description: ManTech, as a trusted mission partner of CBP, seeks a capable, qualified, and versatile Chief Data Scientist to lead the development and delivery of high-quality predictive modelling solutions. A successful applicant will serve as recognized Subject Matter Expert in the application of quantitative methods, machine learning algorithms, and predictive models to address complex national and homeland security challenges.

 


Title: Chief Data Officer
Organization: Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration
Location: Maryland, US
Reports to: Administrator
Contact: More information
Description: Leading a team of business analysts and database administrators to use data-driven techniques for solving business problems. Collecting and analyzing large amounts of structured and unstructured data; converting data into business insights for existing programs and recommendations for new efforts. Communicate information to business stakeholders and IT leaders using visualization, reports, data graphics, and other means.

 


Title: Chief Data Officer
Organization: Executive Office of Technology Services and Security
Location: Boston, MA, US
Reports to: TBA
Contact: More information
Description: EOTSS is seeking a Chief Data Officer (CDO) to be responsible for developing and governing our data and information strategy in order to drive organizational decisions and facilitate data sharing amongst state agencies and the public. The CDO will develop data procedures and policies, improve and streamline data systems within the organization, and drive innovation in the area of enterprise-wide data and analytics.

 

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