How well is your business unlocking data-driven capabilities, enterprise-wide analytics, and using it to scale across multiple dimensions? While you may have already started implementing targeted advanced analytics and artificial intelligence use cases, what IT and data architectures, people and processes alignment, and data governance must be established to make data your most significant asset?
Karl Hightower, Chief Data Officer, Novant Health
Karl works with leaders from across the Novant Health system to provide the information products and services required to deliver remarkable care to the patients and communities we serve. He currently leads Novant Health's Information Manag... More View all posts
Karl works with leaders from across the Novant Health system to provide the information products and services required to deliver remarkable care to the patients and communities we serve. He currently leads Novant Health's Information Management, Cognitive Computing, and Analytics efforts. Karl has held executive roles in large retail and energy trading companies, and has held pivotal roles in telecommunications, manufacturing, supply chain, insurance, government, banking and finance, and food and beverage. In these roles, Karl set strategic direction and created alignment to direct structures during the pivot years of these industries, devised and led game-changing initiatives, increased revenue, became an early champion and expert in cloud adoption, personalization through social media data, real-time pricing structures, and extreme automation through machine learning and AI-based algorithms. Less View all posts
Jaime Montemayor, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, General Mills
Jaime Montemayor is chief digital and technology officer for General Mills. He leads the IT, Digital, Data and Analytics and Cybersecurity and is responsible for leading General Mills digital transformation efforts, including new capabiliti... More View all posts
Jaime Montemayor is chief digital and technology officer for General Mills. He leads the IT, Digital, Data and Analytics and Cybersecurity and is responsible for leading General Mills digital transformation efforts, including new capabilities to advance innovation and speed to market. Montemayor joined General Mills with over 20 years of experience in the technology space, having held leadership positions at Oracle, 7-Eleven and PepsiCo. During his time with PepsiCo, Montemayor led multiple IT-enabled business transformations, spearheaded the development of the analytics-at-scale strategy and deployed innovative capabilities to better prepare the company for future retail and consumer trends. Most recently, he served as senior vice president and chief information officer, Digital Innovation, Data and Analytics where he was responsible for the enterprise commercial, innovation and data and analytics teams. Montemayor’s career has been global and multicultural with a focus on delivering significant business value, developing talent and building strong teams across many geographies including North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. A graduate of ITESM (Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico), Montemayor began his technology career at Oracle Corporation, before holding leadership roles at Booz Allen & Hamilton and PepsiCo. He received his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1988 and serves on the board of trustees for Northwestern Mutual. Less View all posts