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Speakers and agenda Announced for
the IBM CDO Summit 
Tuesday June 20 at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, NYC

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Join us for the upcoming IBM CDO Summit NYC on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at the fabulous 75 Rockefeller Plaza!

Check out the agenda and preliminary speaker lineup below.

Seating is limited to 125 C-level delegates so mark your calendar and register NOW and secure your seat for the price of JUST $595!

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The first 100 attendees to arrive at the IBM CDO Summit NYC on June 20 will receive complimentary apparel including IBM padfolios, umbrellas, pens and tote bags!
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  • 10:00-11:00: Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
  • 11:00-11:15: IBM Welcome Address and Kick Off
    Liliana Horne: Director, AI Accelerator, Chief Data Office, IBM

  • 11:15-12:00: Keynote: Data Strategy - The CDO's role in AI
    Inderpal Bhandari: Global Chief Data Officer, IBM
    One thing is certain—there’s no AI without data. But where does responsibility for AI start and stop within the CDO role and how do you design a data strategy that allows these technologies to thrive? In this session we’ll explore recent AI trends and how they align with the 4 characteristics of the most successful CDOs from the 2023 Chief Data Officer Study: Turning data into value.

  • 12:00-1:00: Panel: Data Architecture and Data Literacy. The right data foundation sells itself: How to ensure data users have a clear line of sight from data to value
    Arun Kumar: Chief Data and Marketing Technology Officer, Interpublic Group
    Caroline Arnold: EVP, CDO & CIO for Global Markets, Risk, Finance & Corporate, State Street
    Eric Hirschhorn: Chief Data Officer, BNY Mellon
    Gary Kotovets: Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Dun & Bradstreet
    Some technical users of data want to be able to flex their coding skills, and others prefer more out of the box solutions. Line of business users don’t always care about the brilliant work that makes their day to day seamless, but the tools and software you select to help them action data insights is very much on their radar. In this panel session, explore how you can cultivate a modern data foundation that excites technical teams and entice business users to get data literate.

  • 1:00-2:15: Lunch + Networking

  • 1:00-2:15: Women in Data Networking Lunch

  • 2:15-2:45: Session: Cross functional partnerships - Extremely engaged collaboration
    A successful data strategy means getting buy-in from stakeholders across the organization early on and having true partners in the execution of a data strategy. 

  • 2:45-3:30: Panel: Responsible AI - Scale AI responsibly with a strong data foundation
    More and more companies are using data, algorithms and AI to reinvent how decision-making. For these intelligent systems to create economic and societal value for all stakeholders they must be designed and managed responsibly. Data quality, algorithmic safety, board oversight, data and AI governance, and AI architecture are all critical components of scaling AI for business.

  • 3:30-4:15: What’s next in AI for business: foundation models, large language models and generative AI
    Innovations like ChatGPT have brought significant attention to the enormous technical advances in the area of foundation models and generative AI. How do businesses harness the power of these advances in an effective and trustworthy manner to power automation and accelerate their digital transformation? Join us for a conversation on the business opportunity of generative AI and foundation models, and how IBM’s next-generation AI and data platform, watsonx, can help multiply the impacts of AI across your business through three powerful components.
    Nicholas Fuller, PhD: Vice President, Automation and Edge, IBM Research, IBM

  • 4:15-4:30: Closing remarks
    Liliana Horne: Director, AI Accelerator, Chief Data Office, IBM

  • 4:30-6:00: Networking Reception

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Early Bird Discount: $395

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"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
"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
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