NEW YORK, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shipyard and the CDO Club, the world's largest community of C-suite digital and data leaders with 5,000 registered members, today released its Top 50 CDO Influencers list for 2017.
The Top 50 CDO Influencer list includes global superstars in the fields of digital transformation and in the adoption of data-driven culture.
Titles on the list include leading Chief Digital Officers, Chief Data Officers, CMOs, CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and others with similar roles and responsibilities.
"We appreciate the herculean efforts of every Influencer on this list. These savvy leaders and talented managers have successfully navigated the challenges and opportunities posed by digital disruption and data-driven culture. This is a well-deserved recognition of their hard work," remarked David Mathison, CEO of the CDO Club.
"Real influence is based on doing influential things, not just the number of Twitter followers - all of these folks more than qualify, based on that criteria," added Jon Bond, Co- Chair & Chief Tomorroist at The Shipyard.
The full list of Influencers is posted below. A more detailed review with profiles of each Influencer can be found here: http://cdoclub.com/top-50-cdo-influencers
Top 50 CDO Influencers, 2017 (in alphabetical order):
- Adam Brotman, Starbucks
- Andrew Brem, Aviva
- Atif Rafiq, Volvo Cars
- Baron Concors, Pizza Hut
- Ben Clarke, The Shipyard
- Bertrand Bodson, Sainsbury's Argos
- Bob Lord, IBM
- Brandon Berger, Ogilvy & Mather
- Brian Tilzer, CVS Health
- Catherine Devine, American Museum of Natural History
- Chrysi Philalithes, (RED)
- Clive Dickens, Seven West Media
- David Lauren, Ralph Lauren
- DJ Patil, ex-White House
- Elie Elbaz, Renault
- Erich Joachimsthaler, Vivaldi
- Faisal Masud, Staples
- Fred Santarpia, Condé Nast
- Geoffrey Colon, Microsoft
- Greg Daniel, Nielsen
- Ian Rogers, LVMH
- Jeff Misenti, News UK
- Jeff Moriarty, Johnston Press
- Jim Mollica, Under Armour
- Jim Umberger, Allergan
- Jon Beebe, GM
- Joseph Miranda, Voya Financial
- Karna Crawford, J.P. Morgan Chase
- Kevin Bandy, Cisco
- Kevin Cunnington, Government Digital Service
- Lubomira Rochet, L'Oréal
- Michael Donnelly, Mastercard
- Mike Bracken, The Co-operative Group
- Milton Pappas, HBC Digital
- Muirne Laffan, RTÉ
- Patrick Hoffstetter, CEO at NewMedia 360
- Perry Hewitt, ITHAKA
- Rebekah Horne, National Rugby League
- Rob Norman, GroupM
- Robin Thurston, Helix
- Sami Hassanyeh, AARP
- Sherrill Kaplan, Dunkin' Brands
- Simon Bligh, Dun & Bradstreet ANZ
- Solmaz Altin, Allianz
- Sree Sreenivasan, NYC.gov
- Stefan Olander, Nike
- Steven Zuanella, RSA
- Teresa Ostapower, AT&T
- Thomas Gewecke, Warner Bros
- William Ruh, GE
In addition to this list of CDO Influencers, the CDO Club has given the annual CDO of the Year award to leading Chief Digital Officers and Chief Data Officers in four regions – the US, UK, EU, and ANZ.
The CDO Club and The Shipyard partnered with VonShine Industries to establish a rigorous criteria to score and rank CDO influence.
Utilizing the "VonShine Spotlight" algorithm to determine influence, the point system evaluated industry prevalence, press mentions, company impact, and digital footprint amongst other criteria.
About The Shipyard
The Shipyard is a leading, independent marketing consultancy and the world's first "marketing engineering" firm. It has experienced exponential growth since its inception in 2013 and is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands - where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising.
About the CDO Club
The CDO Club is the world's largest community of C-suite digital and data leaders. Its 5,000+ registered members receive access to breaking news, original research, career development support, and networking opportunities. For more information, visit: http://CDOClub.com.
About the CDO Summit
The CDO Summit addresses the challenges and opportunities arising from big data, the cloud, digital disruption, and social and mobile media. CDO Summit gatherings include the very best digital and data strategists and practitioners on Earth, speaking in intimate, collegial, and supportive environments designed to encourage networking, learning, and knowledge-sharing.
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