NEW YORK, May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bain Capital and the CDO Club today jointly released a report on '101 CDOs Who Have Become CEO,' which lists 101 Chief Digital Officers and Chief Data Officers who have become Chief Executive Officer or President since 2011.
The phenomenon is occurring globally, across sectors, and at organizations of all sizes.
"We are excited to celebrate and draw attention to executives who are on the right side of history," said Darren Herman, Operating Partner at Bain Capital. "Just like business, the C-suite is evolving it's DNA, and organizations that embrace digital think writ large will have a solid chance of succeeding. Let us not sell digital think short, it goes far and beyond a website and e-commerce."
"The increase in the number of digital and data leaders taking the CEO role demonstrates the critical importance of having seasoned online veterans at the helm of organizations today," said David Mathison, CEO of the CDO Club. "The CDO Club congratulates those who have made this transition, and we continue to provide resources to help others gain the skills, connections, and training required to do the same."
The CDO Club is the only organization tracking this important trend. The CDO Summit regularly includes this topic in their programming.
At the upcoming NYC CDO Summit on Wednesday May 30, Darren Herman of Bain Capital will keynote on the "CDO to CEO" trend. Darren's keynote will be followed by a panel moderated by CDO Club founder David Mathison, featuring CDOs who have become CEO, which will cover the skills, training, and resources required to achieve this career path.
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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. The next CDO Summits are in NYC on May 30, 2018 and San Francisco, CA on June 27, 2018. For more information, visit http://CDOSummit.com.