Council for Chief Data and Analytics Officers

From advanced analytics to AI, digital transformation is intensifying.

It’s changing the way we think about customer experience and employee engagement—and it’s changing how organizations deliver them.

But new technologies are just the beginning. Leaders must now consider life-cycle management, data governance, privacy, and fairness by design.

Stay informed. Connect with the best. Join the CCDAO.

Who Should Join?

C-level executives who oversee analytics and data governance, machine learning, business intelligence, AI adoption, and similar areas within their organizations.

Key Objectives

  • Explore emerging technologies and use cases in advanced analytics and artificial Intelligence adoption
  • Discuss privacy, risk, and ethical issues
  • Share best practices in program design and data governance
  • Acquire global perspectives on consumer and civic technology digitization

Benefits of Membership

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Hear from invited Canadian and global experts.Access an exclusive, independent network of senior data, analytics, and AI leaders from major private and public sector organizations.Discover best practices through our immersive experiences—including roundtables, give-and get sessions, and knowledge cafés.

Current Members

Apotex Inc

Autorité des marchés financiers

Bank of Canada

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Canada Revenue Agency

Co-operators General Insurance Company

Employment and Social Development Canada

High Liner Foods Inc.

iA Financial Group (Industrial Alliance)

The Ledcor Group of Companies

Manulife Financial

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Symcor Inc

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If you’re not a member and would like to become one, please contact us.

Upcoming Meetings

Putting Trust First: The Critical Connections Between, Data, Security, Privacy, and Ethics

November 29–30, 2023  •   Toronto, ON

February 21, 2024  •   Virtual

Standing Up and Scaling Up a Mature Analytics Program

May 2024  •   Ottawa, ON

Past Meetings

End-to-End Analytics Solutions

May 23–24, 2023  •   Toronto, ON

Dan Carpenter, Research Associate, The Conference Board of Canada

Deborah Fleck, Senior Council Manager, The Conference Board of Canada

Michael Fong, Lead Data Scientist, AI and Analytics Practice, IBM

Nizar Ghoula, Senior Director, National Bank of Canada

Alex Harvey, Management Consultant, Cognitive and Analytics, IBM

Stefan Popowycz, Partner, Visual Analytics Leader, Omnia AI Deloitte Canada

Aida Tahiri, Senior Director, Enterprise Data and Analytics, Apotex Inc.

Eugene Wen, Vice-President, Group Advanced Analytics, Manulife Financial

Data Analytics in the Real World

February 22, 2023

Sumit Arora, Vice-President, Strategy & Analytics, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE)

Nancy Brodeur, Senior Manager, Integration and Data Culture, National Bank of Canada

Yves Jacquier, Executive Director, Ubisoft

Stéphan Robitaille, Director, Business Intelligence Competency Center METRO Inc.

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Stay informed. Connect with the best. Join the CCDAO.