AFFIRM June Virtual Speaker Series: CDOs: Data-Driven Decision-Making in Government

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM



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Federal Chief Data Officers are the stewards of government's most vital asset – data. Their mission is a lofty one: to increase the benefit of data to the nation. As a whole, these leaders strive to improve the management, use, protection, dissemination, and generation of data in government decision-making.

This panel will discuss how CDOs are leading transformational change by leveraging data as a strategic asset. 

This event is on the record.
There is 1 CEU available for this program.

Learning objectives:

  • Explore the role of the CDO as a leader and as the champion for the Federal Data Strategy.

  • Delineate factors that impact data-sharing, including privacy, security, and technology.

  • Discuss how agencies are advancing data acumen throughout the Federal workforce.


Chief Data Officer
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Kirsten Dalboe, FERC’s first CDO, is a data trailblazer with a passion for establishing effective da...(read more)
Chief Data Officer
DHS Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)
Mike Horton serves as the Chief Data Officer (CDO) for the DHS Office of the Chief Information Offic...(read more)
Chief Data Officer
Department of the Navy
As the Chief Data Officer for the Department of the Navy (DON), Mr. Sasala leads the Department’s ef...(read more)
Executive Editor
GovLoop's DorobekINSIDER
Christopher J. Dorobek is the voice behind GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER, a blog and audio program that f...(read more)

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