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Chief Digital Officer: An Insider’s Take – What CDOs Do And Why They Matter

November 13, 2013: “David Mathison, founder of the Chief Digital Officer Club, recently told the MIT Sloan Management Review that there will still be only 500 CDOs worldwide by the end of the year, although that is a big rise from the 75 or so that existed in 2011.. . . "
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È l’ora del Chief digital officer

November 11, 2013: “Negli Usa, dove peraltro all’inizio non tutti concordavano sulla necessità di questa nuova figura professionale, esiste già un Summit dei Cdo organizzato ogni anno a New York da David Mathison, scrittore, imprenditore ed esperto di new media. Tra gli esempi più interessanti di Chief Digi. . . "
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Forrester Report: Do We Need Chief Digital Officers?

November 7, 2013: “The CDO position, Mathison added, is increasingly the fast-track to the CEO seat. In 2013 alone, he said, more than seven CDOs became CEO, and more than four CDOs joined public boards. Considering there are not many CDOs around, that is a very impressive statistic, and reflects the importance. . . "
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Should CIOs Be Rebranding Themselves As CDOs?

November 5, 2013: “Essentially, the CDO skillset is entrepreneurial. It’s not really about technology tools or marketing savvy, but about being able to run a business, grow revenues and cut costs. It’s about demonstrable experience of successfully handling profit/loss responsibility,” Mathison explain. . . "
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CDOs Are Reaching New Heights — And Quickly

November 1, 2013: “When you look at their backgrounds and skill sets, they’re coming up from entrepreneurial and managerial backgrounds, Mathison says. These people — if they are successful — will probably be running the show in three to five years. I’ve been surprised at how quickly it’s happening.. . . "
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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

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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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