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Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Insurance Live

May 18-19, 2021: Executing Data Transformation Strategy for Maximum Business Impact
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Where Senior Data & Analytics Professionals in Insurance Come Together

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CDAO Insurance Live 2021 is a fully virtual event designed for senior data analytics executives across all insurance verticals. The program features the most relevant topics in insurance today presented by the brightest leaders. The event is built to allow for idea sharing and interactive conversation amongst peers – all from the comfort of your home office. This allows the opportunity for “face to face” networking and discussion that’s so often missing in the world of virtual events.

CDAO Insurance, now in its 6th year, with a fully immersive and collaborative live format that will ensure you maximize your time to network with the best of your peers and deep dive into the most pressing challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

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WHY CDAO Insurance Live 2021?

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Hundreds of Live Attendees

Network with Senior Decision Makers From Across North America from all sectors of Insurance

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30+ Expert Speakers

Learn From Those At The Forefront Of D&A Strategy in Insurance

 

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Cutting Edge Exhibitors

Explore Our Virtual Expo, Check Out Live Demos And Find Solutions To Your Challenges

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Outstanding Industry Expert Speakers

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Tracy McDonagh
AVP Life Data Strategy
Amica Insurance

 

Himanshu Arora

Himanshu Arora
 Chief Data and Analytics Officer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts

 

 

 

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Jyotsna Sankuratri
AVP - Head of Financial Risk Applications
Voya Financial

 

Nishant Upadhyay

Nishant Upadhayay
AVP, Business Intelligence and Analytics
American Family Insurance

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Louis DiModugno
Chief Data Officer
HSB - a MunichRe Company

 

Ashish Kohad

Ashish Kohad
VP Claims Analytics Implementation
Chubb

 

Christine Greenleaf

Christine Greenleaf
Director of Underwriting Analytics
Brighthouse Financial

 

Ryan Brubaker

Ryan Brubaker
CIO and EVP Operations
Seven Corners

 

Theresa Peachey

Theresa Peachey
2nd VP Data Management
Travelers

 

Don Vu

Don Vu
Chief Data Officer
Northwestern Mutual

 

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Joe Vellaiparambil
Chief Data Officer
Axa Equitable

 

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Satish Padiyar
Divisional Vice President, Data & Analytics Solutions
HCSC

 

Allen Thompson

Allen Thompson
VP, Data & Analytics

The Hanover Insurance Group

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Tom Warden
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
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Eugene Wen
VP Global Advanced Analytics
Manulife Financial

 

Ajaz Akhtar

Ajaz Akhtar
Vice President - Chief Data & Analytics Officer
Utica National Insurance Group

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Executives from the World’s Biggest Insurers Attending

 

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Hear What Attendees Have to Say:

  • "As in every edition, the CDAO event it is the perfect place to discuss and share experiences with peers from different countries and industries. This year, even in virtual format, the experience was also very positive. The high-quality platform and live production provided of multiple options to interact with colleagues."

    Xavier Valero Gonzalez, Head of Big Data & AI, NDT Global

  • "I gained helpful insights. Hearing from other data leaders on real world topics is very compelling."

    Chad Boggan, Chief, Data Strategy Section, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

  • "As always, Corinium not only brings great speakers and engaging presentations but also manages to overcome the isolation from the COVID-19 pandemic to bring top minds together online and keeps the audience and presenters connected."

    Anthony Rivera, VP, Claims Vendor Management, Sompo International

Agenda

9:00 - 9:30 am EST

Keynote Presentation - COVID-19: Maximizing the Impact of Data and Analytics When the Insurance Industry Needs It Most

  • Why now is the time to alter perceptions and strengthen your position as a crucial business partner?
  • How can you meet the short-term business needs without compromising long-term scalability?
  • Accelerating innovation with a fast failure / fast recovery approach
  • What data & analytics tools are having the greatest impact in insurance right now?


Joe Vellaiparambil, Chief Data Officer, Equitable


9:30 - 10:00 am EST

Fireside Chat - Scaling Data Science in Healthcare

 In this fireside chat, Satish Padiyar, Divisional Vice President, Data & Analytics Solutions at HCSC speaks with Ulysses David, Vice President of Customer Success & Implementation at Dataiku, about what it means to deploy data science at scale within the enterprise. Join them as they walk through real-life examples of the business, technology, and organizational lessons learned and best practices that can be implemented in your business.

Ulysses David, Vice President of Customer Success & Implementation, Dataiku

Satish Padiyar, Divisional Vice President, Data & Analytics Solutions, HCSC

 


10:00 - 10:45 am EST

CDO Panel Discussion – Maximizing Business Impact by Understanding the “Why” When Building Your Data and Analytics Strategy

  • How are business drivers dictating what you should be focussing on?
  • Building the foundations of a robust data governance strategy across the business
  • Identifying how to extract value in the near-term and get business buy-in
  • How does cloud adoption feature within your data management roadmap?
  • Modernizing practices and technology so it can be sustained into the future 

Moderator: Harbert Bernard, Global Value Consultant Lead, Profisee

Don Vu, Chief Data Officer, Northwestern Mutual

Louis DiModugno, SVP, Chief Data Officer, HSB - a MunichRe Company

Yorck Einhaus, SVP, Chief Data Officer, Farmers Insurance



10:45 - 11:15 am EST

Networking Break & Speed Networking

 


11:15 - 11:45 am EST


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Breakout Presentation – Designing a Data Analytics Operating Model for Maximum Business Impact

  • Considering modelling as an input-throughput-output process
  • Maintaining data ethics with effective model monitoring
  • How should propensity modelling feature as part of a wider analytics strategy?
  • Understanding how the accuracy of your model changes over time

Emigdio Zambada, AVP, Advanced Analytics, Nationwide

Breakout Presentation - Implementing Organizational Change Management for Data Quality and Data Governance

  • What change management methodologies are most applicable for the challenges in insurance?
  • How can you win across department lines to make change stick?
  • Ensuring executive sponsors aren’t paying ‘lip-service’ to the goals of your data program

Ryan Brubaker, CIO and EVP Operations, Seven Corners

 

 


11:45 - 12:15 pm EST

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Breakout Presentation -  Moving Beyond Metadata Management: Data Intelligence for Health Plans

Data is the driving force behind virtually every strategic initiative across health plans from addressing interoperability requirements to member engagement to data modernization programs.  As both the complexity and demands placed on your data landscape increase, there has never been a greater need for metadata management.  But simply capturing metadata isn’t enough, learn how Collibra Data Intelligence goes beyond legacy metadata management solutions to enable data literacy and true self-service by helping users find, understand, and trust enterprise data and analytics assets.

Chris Cooper, Healthcare Vice President, Collibra

Breakout Presentation – Driving competitive advantage through (Re)Insurance Risk and Exposure analytics

In this 30-minute presentation, Simon Fagg, Product Strategist from AdvantageGO and Chris Banks, Director of Product Marketing from Pyramid Analytics, examine how insurers--particularly those in the (Re)Insurance arena---can begin today to incrementally address exposure management capabilities and take advantage of advanced analytics techniques and emerging data resources.

Chris Banks, Director of Product Marketing, Pyramid Analytics

Simon Fagg, Product Strategist, AdvantageGo

 


12:15 - 1:00pm EST

Panel Discussion – Delivering Finance and Risk Data Management On Time and On Budget

    • How can you bridge data silos to enable financial and actuarial transformation?
    • Providing robust governance and high data quality while working with multiple data lakes
    • Exploring the role of automation in unifying and reconciling data

Moderator: Chuck Mattson, Senior Account Executive, Oracle

Theresa Peachey, 2VP Data Management, Travelers

Jyotsna Sankuratri, AVP - Head of Financial Risk Applications, Voya Financial

Jennifer Norr, VP Consumer Data, CUNA Mutual


1:00 - 1:30 pm EST

Networking Break

 


1:30 - 2:15 pm EST

Panel Discussion – Operationalizing AI For Data Management & Governance to Deliver Increased Business Value

AI and ML is transforming the insurance industry from combating fraud to improving customer experience. What does it take to ensure these investments deliver business value? What is the role and benefit of AI/ML for traditional data management and data governance functions?


Moderator: Peter Ku, Vice president and Chief Financial Services Strategist, Informatica

Nishant Upadhyay, Vice President, Information and Data Management, American Family Insurance

Sunder Gokulanathan, VP, Enterprise Data Hub, CSAA

Heather Wentworth, Chief Data Officer, Accelerant Holdings


2:15 - 2:45 pm EST

Networking Break & Speaker Meet and Greet

 


2:45 - 3:30 pm EST

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Virtual Roundtable  - How Can You Best Create a Data Governance Framework That Facilitates Innovation?

  • Data governance and innovation are not mutually exclusive: what are the best ways to build a structure that minimizes disruption?
  • How can you most effectively integrate good governance when modernising your platforms?
  • How are business attitudes influencing your approach to ethics?

Moderator: Matthew Helmrath, Data Governance Consulatant, OneTrust

Manzoor Mohideen, AVP, Data Management, Pacific Life

Julia Romero, Lead for Actuarial Engineering and Advance Modeling, Haven Life

Ken Leibow, CEO, Insurtech Express

Virtual Roundtable - How Do You Create an Agile Technology Roadmap that can Adapt to Changing Consumer Behaviours?

  • How can you capitalize on the data you have to find the best product match for the consumer?
  • Which technologies best provide customer insights to enable cross-selling opportunities?
  • What will the impact be of computer vision, natural language processing and recommendation engines?
  • How are you using data to improve customer experience and engagement?

Thomas Sowinski, VP of Solution Delivery, Farm Credit Services of America

Meetesh Karia, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Data Officer, The Zebra

 

 


4:00 pm EST 

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9:30 - 10:00 am EST

Keynote Presentation - Building an Effective Data Governance Framework for Insurance 

  • Effective standardization of policies and procedures across the business
  • How to implement a comprehensive strategy for enterprise data governance and usage of third party data 
  • Business buy-in: Should we be using the carrot, the stick, or something else? 

 Allen Thompson, VP Data & Analytics, The Hanover Insurance Group


10:00 - 10:45 am EST

Panel Discussion - Winning the Fight against AI fatigue

  • Translating board support into funding required to deliver AI capabilities
  • Demonstrating the value of AI projects to executive leadership
  • Navigating culture and structure to deliver AI programs effectively
  • Top tips for getting business units excited about technology rollouts

Moderator: Paul Moxon, SVP Data Architecture & Chief Evangelist, Denodo

Eugene Wen, Vice President, Group Advanced Analytics, Manulife

Asif Syed, VP Data Strategy, HSB - a MunichRe Company

Tom Fletcher, VP Data Analytics,  PartnerRe

 

10:45 - 11:15 am EST

Networking Break & Speed Networking

 


11:15 - 11:45 am EST

Keynote Presentation – Modernizing your Data Operations: How to Build your Enterprise Data Hub

  • Staying within the scope of your data strategy as the business environment changes
  • Switching gears from use cases to building foundations for scalability
  • Decommissioning legacy infrastructures while adding value to the business

 Ajaz Akhtar, Vice President - Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Utica National Insurance Group  

 


11:45 - 12:45 pm EST

Panel Discussion – How Can You Unleash the Value of Advanced Analytics with Effective Integration into the Business Value Chain?

  • Working with stakeholders throughout the enterprise to automate or support decision making
  • What are the consequences of models and their cycle of development across a dynamic insurance landscape?
  • How do you test and develop models to effectively formalise, structure and scale across the business?

Moderator: Bhaskar Kalita, Global Head - Financial Services and Insurance, Quantiphi

Ashish Kohad, VP Claims Analytics Implementation, Chubb

Todd Lehmann, Vice President & Chief Actuary, Quincy Mutual

Tom Marlow, Head of Data Strategy & Transformation, Farmers Insurance

Daniel Lopez, Vice President - Shared Digital Services, AFLAC

Christopher Klimek, Vice President - Global Finance and HR Technology, AON

Tom Warden, Former Chief Data & Analytics Officer, EMPLOYERS


12:45 - 1:15 pm EST

Networking Break & Speaker Meet and Greet

 


1:15 - 2:00 pm EST

Virtual Roundtable  – Where Does the Data Function Fit Within the Organization? 

  • When should data teams be centralized and when should they sit within business units?
  • How can remote working open up new opportunities for data teams?
  • How can you encourage forward thinking in relation to life company management?
  • How heavily should business acumen feature when recruiting data scientists?

 Tracy McDonagh, AVP Life Data Strategy, Amica Life Insurance Company

Daniel Gremmell, Head of Data, Policygenius

Christine Greenleaf, Director of Underwriting Analytics, Brighthouse Financial

 

2:00 PM EST

End of Day Two

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