Dave leads the technology divisions for Enterprise Data and Automation at Lincoln Financial Group. Bringing a broad technology background and strong communication skills to these rapidly-developing technology fields helps Dave partner with business and technology leaders to continually develop a compelling vision of the future and build teams that execute on the technology required to get there.
Dave has worked in many aspects of technology including architecture, development, Infrastructure, and support. His background includes large banks, manufacturing, and software startups. This breadth helps with quick acclimation to business environments and technology landscapes and serves as a solid base to provide technology leadership to technologists across disciplines.
Data and analytics began as separate disciplines. Now the role of the CDAO has elevated to a high-level problem solver, trusted advisor and agile communicator with accountability for data, analytics, privacy and security. Explore in this session the journey of the CDAO while looking at the technical expertise required, how much data governance is needed and exactly what the role entails or the precise reporting structure. The CDAO needs to lead by example how data and analytics can lead the organization as a competitive force that adds value. Proactive CDAOs are trying to prioritize focus and actually execute while getting as close as possible to a recipe for success in an evolving space: