Helen Hewitt
Helen Hewitt
Head of Global Data Transformation - Dow Jones London
Nick Blewden
Nick Blewden
Head of Data Product Development, Lloyds UK
Gareth Lewis
Gareth Lewis
Industry Analyst - Sit-Down
Rafael Massei
Rafael Massei
Product Marketing Manager - Snowflake UK
Ross Simson
Ross Simson
Global Director Data & Insights and Disclosure, CDP
Alan Jacobson
Alan Jacobson
Chief Data & Analytic Officer, Alteryx
Richard Wingfield
Richard Wingfield
CIO, Al-Futtaim
Frederic Vaeremans
Frederic Vaeremans
Chief Data Officer, RPS
Marion Shaw
Marion Shaw
Director Data & Analytics, SDL plc
Joe DosSantos
Joe DosSantos
Chief Data Officer, Qlik UK
Yanna Winter
Yanna Winter
CIO, Head of IT, Generali UK
Andy Joss
Andy Joss
Head of Business Value and Data Governance - EMEA-LA, Informatica
Jonathon Hogg
Jonathon Hogg
Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Head of Risk & Security, IPC Information Systems
Robin Miller
Robin Miller
Group Data Manager, Lowell
Gary Maw
Gary Maw
Data Insights & Analytics Manager, Irwin Mitchell Ltd
Niresh Rajah
Niresh Rajah
Head of Data and Regulatory Change Practice, Grant Thorton


Deep dive V1 | 11.45AM - 12.25PM GMT:

Realising the True Value of Your Data Through a Unified Approach Across All Business Units

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A dedicated interactive workshop at the end of CDO Live commencing at 11.45AM GMT.


Data is essential in the modern workplace, but not all organisations are actually able to master their data. The use of information and analytics tools make a significant difference in an organisation’s ability to exploit that data. In this session we’ll talk about the past, the present and the future of data. We’ll dig deep into why Data is a superpower when it comes to your business success. Our panel of industry experts will dive into:

  • Challenges organisations face when it comes to data management
  • Global trends in data management
  • Solutions to make an end-to-end strategy possible

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Deep dive V2 | 11.45AM - 12.25PM GMT:

Bridging the Data Skills Gap to Drive Digital Transformation

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A dedicated interactive workshop at the end of CDO Live commencing at 11.45AM GMT.


As our world becomes interconnected and data-driven, there is a profound impact on organisations to remain resilient. This impact is driving these organizations to be even more focused on operating with data insights, building analytics capability, and developing talent to enhance business outcomes and digital service delivery.

The ability for organisations to thrive in a strong economy and stay resilient in a rapidly changing environment depends on their leadership in upskilling or reskilling their employees to navigate the transformation journey.

  • Developing the skills and capabilities required for the digital era
  • Technology vs human: striking the right balance between automation and culture for a data centric world
  • How to build a data informed workforce and unlocking your digital initiatives

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CDO LIVE UK 2021 Series:

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09.00 AM – 09.05 AM Gareth Lewis, Industry Analyst - Sit-Down Introduction & welcome address
09.05 AM – 09.25 AM Rafael Massei, Product Marketing Manager - Snowflake UK

The Data Cloud and the Future of Data in a Multi-Cloud World

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As the adoption of the infrastructure and application clouds has accelerated, businesses have been left with massive amounts of data spread across multiple systems and cloud provider platforms. Now we are seeing the emergence of a third layer to solve that problem, the Data Cloud. Discover how the Data Cloud unlocks the value in your data by eliminating data silos created within organisations.

09.25 AM – 09.45 AM Niresh Rajah, Head of Data & Regulatory Changes Practice, Grant Thornton

Data - A Double Edged Sword, Building Capabilities For Both Offence and Defence 


09.45 AM – 10.05 AM Andy Joss, Head of Business Value and Data Governance, Informatica Data Culture. Why You Need One, Now 
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The need for real data literacy and agility has become a huge roadblock for many organisations. With data leaders focusing more on revenue generation activities, how do organisations gain maximum value from their data. Data Culture is an important topic in how organisations can get the enterprise-wide buy-in needed to maximise data value.

10.05 AM – 10.25 AM Panel Discussion: Preparing For A Data-Driven Economy

A discussion on

  • How does data-driven innovation fuel economic growth?
  • Why does quality data help us understand the world around us, and make quality decisions, or change business processes?


  • Moderator: Gareth Lewis, Content Producer and Industry Analyst - Sit-Down
  • Helen Hewitt, Head of Global Data Transformation - Dow Jones London
  • Nick Blewden, Head of Data Product Development, Lloyds UK
  • Gary Maw, Data Insights & Analytics Manager - Irwin Mitchell
10.25 AM – 10.45 AM Alan Jacobson, CDAO - Alteryx Richard Wingfield, CIO - Al-Futtaim How Data, Process, and People Converge to Accelerate Digital Transformation
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2020 was filled with dizzying market changes. And with 2021 promising to be just as unpredictable, the ability for organisations to thrive depends on their ability to leverage data, process, and people to navigate the transformation. Join this fireside chat to hear from three data and analytics leaders, as they share their real-world experiences of unifying these three pillars and achieving digital transformation. 


10.45 AM – 11.05 AM Robin Miller, Group Data Manager, Lowell Data Foundations - Enabling Your Business Ambitions Through Better Data Management
11.05 AM – 11.25 AM Joe DosSantos, Chief Data and Analytics Officer - Qlik Why Optimizing Your Data-to-Insights Pipeline Should Be Your Top Priority in 2021
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As 2020 has shown, traditional business intelligence is no longer enough. Today’s BI users demand more.  As data continues to explode, most organizations only make 10% of relevant data available to their users for analysis – and when they do, it’s often out of date and not actionable. Sound familiar? Join this session to discover how to optimize your Data-to-Insights pipeline with an active intelligence system that empowers your teams to operate at the speed of your data through real-time data integration, AI capabilities and more.

11.25 AM – 11.50 AM Jonathon Hogg, Chief Risk Officer, IPC Information Systems Maturing Data Security As Your Business Grows Main session
11.50 AM – 12.35 PM Concurrent Sessions:
  • Interactive Breakout rooms (Deep dive):
    • Deep dive 1: Realising the True Value of Your Data Through a Unified Approach Across All Business Units
    • Deep dive 2: Bridging the Data Skills Gap to Drive Digital Transformation

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