Data & AI Executive Summit 2024

Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, Atlanta, GA
April 7, 2024 - April 8, 2024

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Welcome to Opal Group’s Data & AI Executive Summit

We believe in creating a memorable, collaborative, and effective experience focused on continuous improvement for Chief Data & Analytics Officers, Chief Data Officers, Chief Analytics Officers, and other top executives in data, analytics, artificial intelligence, business intelligence, IT, and data governance.

Why should you attend?

Discuss pressing challenges
and learn what data science thought-leaders are doing to tackle them

Create purposeful connections
with other senior level, enterprise executives

Strategically-built experience
curated to support your strategy

What can you expect?

Interactive Sessions
with real-world examples to benchmark best practices.

Panel discussion with YMCA, Google, Edelman and TOMS. Speakers seated in this order from left to right.

Networking spaces
in formal and informal activities to lead impactful change.

One-One Meetings
with groundbreaking solution providers selected by you.

Join us! Interested in attending and speaking? Contact Cherlene Willis at (212) 532-9898 ext 953. For sponsorships contact Alejandro Salas at (516) 218-6876 or email

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We will be posting the speakers and the agenda for this event soon.

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Click on the speaker’s photo to learn more about them.

Ash Dhupar, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, BAE Systems

Ido Biger, EVP, Chief Information and Data Officer, Delek US Holdings

Ioana Mazare, Vice President, Enterprise Data Strategy, UPS

Sanjay Srivastava, Chief Digital Officer, Genpact

Sanjeev Kumar, CDAO, Gainwell Tech

Romina Guevara, Chief Digital Officer - CA, Michelin

Graham Ganssle, Head of Data Science, Wayfair

Sharon Kaur Dhall, Chief Information Officer, Kroll

Samir Mehta, Chief Data Officer, Kroll

Oscar Rodriguez, Global Practice Lead – Migration, Modernization & Infrastructure, AWS

Arun Nandi, Sr. Director & Head of Data & Analytics, Unilever

Tina Zhao, Head of Applied AI Modeling, BlackRock

Randy Storch, Chief Technology Officer, JLL

Diego de Aragao, Senior Vice President, Balance Sheet Management & Analytics, Citi

Faizan Javed, Sr. Dir - Chief Data Science leader, Kaiser Permanente

Saurabh Jha, Director of Data Science, Dell

Frank Gundlich, Global Head SAP Data & AI, Capgemini

Ritu Sharma, Assistant Vice President, Analytics & Data, Morgan Stanley

Dr. Devyani Sadh, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Data Square

Sadashiv K. Vaasista, Senior Director Analytics, Honeywell

Ali Magine, Director of Data Science & AI Products, Accenture LLP

Scott Marean Former Chief Technology Officer, FIS

Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
3300 Peachtree Road Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, USA

More networking, greater interactions, bigger ROI:

Benefit from an exclusive networking opportunity

Connect, benchmark, and network through the discussion of key strategies, practices, and ideas related to Data & Analytics.

Develop new business relationships

Engage, interact, and build relationships with leading enterprise organizations who are actively seeking for new business partners.

Request more information about sponsorship opportunities at

  • Leveraging Data to Give Your Company a Competitive Edge
  • Transition Your Organization into a Data-Driven Culture
  • Leveraging AI to Help to Ensure that Data is a Source of Value for the Organization
  • Overcome Data and Analytics Complexity and Ambiguity to Drive Business Value
  • Building a Successful Data Governance Strategy
  • Creating an Analytically Driven Organization: Implementing an Advanced Analytics Program
  • Developing Innovative and Creative Strategies to Attract, Develop and Retain Data and Analytics Talent
  • Ensuring the Ethical Collection and Use of Data & Analytics
  • Implementing Predictive Analytics to Forecast Revenue and Improve Marketing Campaigns
  • Personalizing the Customer Experience to Yield a Higher ROI
  • Prescheduled One-to-One Meetings:
    Participating solution providers and attendees will have pre-summit access to our matching software that allows you to completely customize your meeting agenda. The password-protected website provides relevant information needed to indicate your meeting preferences.

  • Exceptional Networking Opportunities:
    We strive to maximize your face-to-face time by providing a multitude of avenues to engage the senior executives in attendance. The agenda incorporates an off-site networking activity, networking luncheons, and cocktail receptions. Sponsors are able to leverage the Summit’s intimate atmosphere to build strong personal relationships with current and future clients.

The Data & AI Executive Summit is an exclusive event for heads of data, analytics, business intelligence, IT, artificial intelligence, data science, machine learning, deep learning, information architects and information governance from Fortune 1000 and leading enterprise organizations.


Chief Data & Analytics Officers (CDAOs)
Chief Data Officers (CDOs)
Chief Analytics Officers (CAOs)
Chief Data Scientists
Chief Data Architect
SVP/VP/Head of Data Management
SVP/VP/Head of Analytics
SVP/VP/Head of AI, BI & Machine Learning


Join us! Interested in attending and speaking? Contact Cherlene Willis at (212) 532-9898 ext 953. For sponsorships contact Alejandro Salas at (516) 218-6876 or email

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      I would like to express my sincere appreciation for organizing the Data and AI executive conference. The content was relevant to current hype around generative AI, and highly relevant to all industries. The lineup of speakers and panelists was exceptional! Each presenter and panelist brought a unique perspective and expertise to the table. The knowledge and experience shared were invaluable, and I came away with confirmation of the maturity of AI today, and both pragmatic and futuristic expectations. Martin Miller

      Global Dir. AI/ML Production Operations, Levi Strauss & Co.

      Great connecting with leaders from various industries. Many organizations are having challenges in putting AI into the practice, process and automation. Good to hear about the challenges and the solutions to embed AI in the eco system from these seasoned leadership. Rajesh Venkatesan

      Vice President of eCommerce Engineering, Sephora

      Opal Group has organized an exceptional event centered around Data and AI and created an environment that fostered connection and learning. Nitin Gautam

      Former Microsoft, GM, Data Sciences

      Great content! Friendly environment and organic opportunities to network and learn from other companies and practitioners. Would definitely go again! Joan Palmiter Bajorek

      Vice President of Data & Analytics,

      This was an excellent summit of leaders in the space, with the right balance of speaker sessions and panels. It was the right size to allow attendees and speakers to interact and discuss. Vijay Nair

      Director R&D IT, Bristol Myers Squibb