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Tech’s AI superstars rake in $1 mn: Are you paying enough?

February 14, 2024: Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles reports an average total compensation of $1,134,000 in the US and $565,000 in Europe for AI and data executives.. . . "
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These orgs hired a chief AI officer. Does your company need one?

February 14, 2024: An organization called the CDO Club tracks new chief AI officer appointments, revealing a consistent uptick in placements for this executive role in recent months. Chief AI officers have already been put into place at some organizations with household names, such as GE HealthCare, UnitedHealth Group. . . "
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What Is a Chief AI Officer, and Should Your University Appoint One?

February 6, 2024: According to David Mathison, founder and CEO of the CDO Club and the world’s first CAIO Summit (which took place in December at Northeastern University), a CAIO in higher ed can: Ensure student success by driving AI initiatives that provide personalized learning experiences, early intervention sys. . . "
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AI jobs are among the fastest-growing, even as many people fear the technology. Here’s what AI leaders do — and how to become one

January 26, 2024: Data and AI are so closely tied together that David Mathison, founder and chairman of the CDO (chief data officer) Club, began also tracking the “chief AI officer” (CAIO) title in his monthly jobs updates last year. As the role continues to gain prominence, he just hosted his first CAIO . . . "
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Business Leaders Gather For World’s First Chief AI Officer Summit

January 4, 2024: Chief AI Officer is still not a very common job title. CDO Club CEO David Mathison estimates there are about 250 CAIOs in the world today. The summit brought together a significant portion of those CAIOs along with more than 100 executives with more traditional titles like CEO, Chief Technology Offi. . . "
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Press Releases

IDC Named Exclusive Research Partner to CDO Club & Presenting Analyst Partner of CDO Summit

The CDO Club provides high-impact services designed to help members improve their capabilities, strengthen their networks, share insights and strategies, and identify the tools needed to help successfully navigate today’s rapidly evolving, highly competitive and complex data/digital environmen. . . "
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7th NYC CDO Summit, Sponsored by Globant, Returns to Columbia University on May 8, 2019

NEW YORK, April 30, 2019. /PRNewswire/ — Organizers for the 7th annual NYC CDO Summit, sponsored by Globant, a digitally native global technology services company, today announced speakers and the agenda for the event on May 8, 2019, in the Roone Arledge auditorium at Columbia University in Ne. . . "
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Atif Rafiq, President of Commercial and Growth, MGM Resorts International (former CDO, Volvo Cars) Named U.S. Chief Digital Officer of the Year 2019 by CDO Club

NEW YORK, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Atif Rafiq, newly appointed President of Commercial and Growth at MGM Resorts International and former Chief Digital Officer at Volvo Cars, today was recognized as the U.S. Chief Digital Officer of the Year 2019 by the CDO Club, the world’s largest co. . . "
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Linda Avery, Chief Data Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Named US Chief Data Officer of the Year 2019 by CDO Club

Linda Avery, Chief Data Officer and Head of Data and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, today was recognized as the U.S. Chief Data Officer of the Year 2019 by the CDO Club, the world’s largest community of C-suite digital and data leaders. Ms. Avery was presented with the awa. . . "
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Fred Santarpia, Former Chief Digital Officer at Condé Nast, Named U.S. Chief Digital Officer of the Year 2018 by CDO Club

NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Fred Santarpia, Digital Transformation Expert and former Chief Digital Officer at Condé Nast, was today recognized as the U.S. Chief Digital Officer of the Year 2018 by the CDO Club, the world’s largest community of C-suite digital and data leader. . . "
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Photo and Video Summary

Welcome
Riley McDonough: Thomson Reuters
Morning Keynote: Vivian Schiller
Morning Keynote: Vivian Schiller
Chief Digital Officer Talent Map 2013
David Mathison: Chief Digital Officer Summit
Chief Digital Officer Talent Map 2013
Participant
Publishing Panel
Joe Bilman and Ellie Hirschhorn
Fred Santarpia: Conde Nast Entertainment
David Kang and Joe Bilman
David Kang: Wenner Media
Michael Smith: Forbes.com and Forbes Media
Participants
Broadcasting Panel
Daniel Heaf: BBC Worldwide
Broadcasting Panel
Albert Cheng and Jason Tafler
Albert Cheng and Jason Tafler
Broadcasting Panel
Broadcasting Panel
Participants
Education Panel
Sree Sreenivasan: MET Museum
Sree Sreenivasan: MET Museum
Perry Hewitt: Harvard University
Perry Hewitt and Bernardo Rodriguez
Bernardo Rodriguez: Kaplan Test Prep
Education Panel
Participants
NonProfit Panel
Elizabeth Scott: Lincoln Center
Elizabeth Scott and Christine Montgomery
Christine Montgomery and Tom Hjelm
Tom Hjelm: New York Public Radio
NonProfit Panel
Ana Serrano: Canadian Film Centre
Participants
Advertising Panel
Jane Barratt: mcgarrybowen
Mayer Danzig: Kantar Retail
Jonathan Sackett: Oglivy & Mather
Advertising Panel
Josh Golden and Angela Wei
Advertising Panel
Jane Barratt: mcgarrybowen
Advertising Panel
Participants
Music Panel
Dick Wingate: DEV Advisors
Music Panel
Eric Garland and Bill Campbell
Eric Garland: LiveNation.com
Brian Lakamp: Clear Channel
Music Panel
Michael Doernberg: ReverbNation
Music Panel
Participants
Entertainment Panel
Rosemary Maggiore: Rachael Ray Digital
Laxmi Wordham: Michael J Fox Foundation
Katerina Markov and Laxmi Wordham
Katerina Markov: Atom Factory
Katerina Markov: Atom Factory
Harriet Seitler: Harpo Studios
Harriet Seitler: Harpo Studios
Entertainment Panel
Participants
Evening Keynote: David Payne
Riley McDonough and David Payne
Evening Keynote: David Payne
Riley McDonough and David Payne
Riley McDonough and David Payne
Gary Lucas "The Thinking Man's Guitar Hero”
Gary Lucas "The Thinking Man's Guitar Hero”
Gary Lucas "The Thinking Man's Guitar Hero”
Featured Speaker: Teddy Goff
Featured Speaker: Teddy Goff
Featured Speaker: Teddy Goff
Featured Speaker: Teddy Goff
Featured Speaker: Teddy Goff
Closing

Video Highlights

Video Highlights

Video London 2015

Video Highlight Amsterdam 2015

Video Highlight Amsterdam 2015

Video Highlight NYC 2016

Chief Digital Officer Talent Map

Talent Map CDO Growth
Chief Digital Officers by Sector

CDO Summit Ads and Creative

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Logos: CDO Club and Summit

David Mathison Bio and Head Shots

David Mathison is the CEO and founder of the CAIO Summit, CDO Club, and CDO/CDAO Summits.

Mathison is the world’s leading authority on Chief AI Officers, Chief Data and Analytics Officers, and Chief Digital Officers.

In 2023 he delivered the world’s first-ever Chief AI Officer Summit. In 2013 he produced the world’s first Chief Digital Officer Summit and published the first CDO Talent Map.

He has been quoted by American Banker, Axios, CIO.com, CIO Journal, CIO-UK, CMS Wire, CNBC, Computer Weekly, Computerworld, Deloitte, Diginomica, Dow Jones MarketWatch, EdTech Magazine, eMarketer, FedTech Magazine, FierceCIO, Financial Times, Forbes, GovCIO, Guardian, Huffington Post, HR Executive, I-CIO, LinkedIn News, 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’s School of International and Public Affairs in 1995.

Chief Digital Officer Talent Map 2013

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