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Connecting You to What's Next in Data

Corinium’s globally acclaimed conference format is back! Chief Data & Analytics Officer New Zealand will gather the country’s leading data and analytics executives to share insights on the infrastructure, governance, privacy, innovationculture and leadership required to effectively harness data as a strategic asset.


40+ Speakers

250 Attendees

New Contacts Guaranteed


Meet Our 2018 Speakers


Felix Liao

Head of Analytics Platform, SAS Australia and New Zealand

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Dr Amy Shi-Nash

General Manager of Group Data Science , Commonwealth Bank of Australia


Dr Seyedjamal Zolhavarieh

Professional Teaching Fellow, Chatbot Developer and Research Fellow (AI, Machine Learning, NLP), National Institute for Health Innovation (NIHI), The University of Auckland


Desire Wallace

Data Governance and Compliance Manager, New Zealand Post

Neville Richardson

Neville Richardson

Chief Information Officer, Information Services, Gallagher

Bradley Vines

Bradley Vines

Chief Technology Officer, WINTEC

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Julien Redmond

Portfolio Director, Information & Insight, Certus Solutions

James Hartwright

James Hartwright

Portfolio Managing Partner, Cognition

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Michael Whitehead

Founder & Director, WhereScape Software & NOW Consulting


Dr Andrew Peterson

Head of Data Science, The Warehouse Group

Anita Easton

Anita Easton

Manager, Information and Data Management, Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)

Louise Barber

Louise Barber

Head of Data and Decisioning Platforms, AGL Energy

Sarah White

Sarah White

Associate Director – Analytics , Hudson

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Shannon Roberts

Director Queensland and NZ , Hudson

Brendan Downey-Parish

Brendan Downey-Parish

GM CX, Technology & Data, Tourism New Zealand | Manaakitanga Aotearoa


Martin Norgrove

Chief Technical Officer, NOW Consulting

Jacqueline Peach Air New Zealand

Jacqueline Peace

Chief Privacy Officer, Air New Zealand

Andrew Crabb TR Group

Andrew Crabb

Chief Information Officer, TR Group

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Graham Robertson

Chief Information Officer, Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand

Vikash Kumar Wine Searcher

Vikash Kumar

Artificial Intelligence & Analytics Team Leader, winesearcher.com

Rhiannon White Westpac New Zealand

Rhiannon White

Chief Digital Officer, Westpac New Zealand

Shona McMahon Westpac New Zealand

Shona McMahon

Head of Analytics, Westpac New Zealand

Zarina Bazoeva MediaWorks NZ

Zarina Bazoeva

TV Analytics Manager, MediaWorks New Zealand


Helene Kaltak

Information Manager Analyst, National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research

Cath Paki Kiwi Bank

Cath Paki

Information & Data Governance Manager, Kiwibank

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Ernestynne Walsh

Senior Data Scientist, Accident Compensation Corporation New Zealand

Evelyn Wareham Ministry of Bussiness Innovation and Employment

Evelyn Wareham

Chief Data & Insights Officer, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

John Edwards, Privacy Commissioner

John Edwards

Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Privacy Commissioner

David Duan Fraedom

David Duan

Principal Data Scientist, Fraedom

Mozhgan Memari University of Auckland

Mozhgan Memari

Lead Data Scientist, The University of Auckland


Steven Bruce

Head of Strategy & Insights, Real Estate Authority

Laura McElhone Accident Compensation Commission New Zealand

Laura McElhone

Manager of Lodgement and Triage, Accident Compensation Corporation New Zealand

Jan Sheppard Tertiary Education Committee

Jan Sheppard

Manager Business Information Services, Tertiary Education Commission

Martin McMullan New Zealand Transport

Martin McMullan

Director, Connected Journeys, New Zealand Transport Agency

Mike Congdon NZ Post

Mike Congdon

Head of Enterprise Information Management, New Zealand Post

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Sarah Auva'a

Head of Digital Trust, Spark New Zealand

Tina Maclean Inland Revenue NZ

Tina Maclean

Data Science & Analytics Leader, Inland Revenue New Zealand

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Bryan Ng

Head of Data and Insights, Stuff New Zealand

Kevin Ross Orion Health

Dr Kevin Ross

Director of Research, Orion Health

Kari Jones Air New Zealand

Kari Jones

Customer Analytics and Data Science Manager, Air New Zealand

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Nina Herriman

Chief Storyteller (Data and Visualisation), National Council of Women of New Zealand

David Bloch Fonterra

David Bloch

GM Advanced Analytics, Fonterra

Ratneesh Suri IAG

Dr Ratneesh Suri

Head of Analytics, IAG

Paul Gottgtroy Inland Revenue NZ

Dr Paulo Gottgtroy

Chief Data Scientist, Inland Revenue New Zealand

Matthew Spencer MSD New Zealand

Dr Matthew Spencer

Chief Analytics Officer, Ministry of Social Development (MSD) New Zealand

David Thomas BNZ

David Thomas

Chief Data & Analytics Officer, BNZ


Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta

Senior Data Scientist, Apple

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Why Invest Your Time?

Keynote Speaker Chief Data Analytics Officer New Zealand

Be inspired

Hear how data and analytics professionals are leading change, impacting the business and deriving value through a data centric culture. A unique opportunity to benchmark, ask questions and share your story.

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CDAO New Zealand Main Conference Room New Zealand

Get Informed

Corinium's approach of visionary keynotes, strategy based panels & discussion groups fosters a discursive, inclusive environment. This is the platform to discover the latest from your industry both locally and internationally.
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CDAO New Zealand Networking 9

New for 2018

We're introducing brand new, interactive formats in 2018 including the VIP think-tank, ‘Let’s talk’ meet ups, round tables, live poll analysis, speed networking, meet the speakers lounge, and expanded speaker tracks for maximum learning opportunities.

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2018 Key Themes

DATA PRIVACY -  The Brave New World.
Navigating the risk emerging in the digital age around ethics, bias and illegal use of data.
Understanding innovative approaches to data staff training, increasing expertise and building effective teams.
Embedding a culture of data analytics and insight based decision-making to foster insight and co-operation throughout the organisation.
Supporting data driven decision making across the enterprise with evolved data governance and quality strategies.
Adopting and evaluating data driven approaches and tools to support the move from data insight to execution. 
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What People Are Saying

  • "CDAO delivered great breadth of content across the D&A domain, it was illuminating, thought provoking and at times myth-busting for an eager and engaged audience"

    Craig Cullen, Head of Business Insights, Sovereign

  • "A valuable two days with plenty of content delivered at a good pace and level.

    Sharon Abbott, Head of Data, ANZ Bank

  • "An excellent way to bring the NZ analytics community together and hear about their data and analytics journeys."

    Deepan Nithi, Head of Analytics, Lotto NZ

  • "Valuable whirlwind. Mine of information. Excellent networking forum. High value investment."

    Kevin White, Business Information Manager, Auckland Transport

  • "A well run conference who has attracted a high calibre of senior data driven professionals."

    Isaac Wilson, Director, Litmus Marketing Ltd

  • "A fantastic collection of many of NZ's thought leaders in the world of data"

    Kieran Turner, Head of Customer, Z Energy

Our Supporting Partners

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The Innovation Game

How Data is Driving Digital Transformation

As part of our ongoing commitment to data and analytics professionals, we interviewed 100 senior data and analytics professionals. The study was commissioned by Paxata, Accenture and Microsoft and the results are presented with commentary from our advisory board members and sponsors.

The following report is designed to give an overview of the challenges, opportunities and technology requirements facing those responsible for accelerating data and analytics within their organization.

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Come and Join Us

CDAO New Zealand is the best event on the calendar to get inspired and make new contacts with the people that can help you drive your data analytics projects forward. It's also a lot of fun so don't miss out - book your place now!