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The 17th annual MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality (CDOIQ) Symposium is taking place July 18-20, 2023 in Cambridge, MA.


As a sponsor, we’re offering our contacts a complimentary virtual pass. You can request your registration code using the form at the bottom of this page.


About the event

The Symposium is a key executive event for sharing and exchanging cutting edge ideas, content and discussions around data analytics, machine learning, data quality and data management. Presentations will explore delivering mature data and analytics capabilities for ROI, including local organizational issues to global challenges, through case studies from industry, academic, financial, government and healthcare leaders.

Thoughtworks' sessions

July 18, 2023

10:30-11:30 AM ET

Leveraging data for change: How UBS harnesses data management capabilities to support transformation


Lafir Thassim, Managing Director and Head of Group Data Management, UBS

Corey Eastman, Global Executive Principal, Thoughtworks (Introduction and opening remarks)


In today’s digital age, robust data management lays the groundwork required for banks to utilize data in transformative activities. This presentation highlights how UBS harnesses distinct data management capabilities and associated insights to enable transformation across the firm.

3:30-4:30 PM ET

Shaping the future of data: Harnessing the power of data products and Data Mesh with unified architectures


Animesh Kumar, CTO, CPO, The Modern Data Company

Divya Joshi, Data Partnerships & Strategy, Thoughtworks


Data products have emerged as a topic of immense interest among data practitioners due to their value and direct tangible impact on ROI. This session delves into the pivotal role of unified data architectures in simplifying complex data infrastructures and untangling swampy data owned by organizations to eventually enable data productsand other higher-order design patterns like the Data Mesh.

June 19, 2023

2:45-3:45 PM ET

Driving data transformations at scale


Amy Grace, Director, F135 Digital Strategy, Pratt & Whitney

Saurabh Gupta, Head of Data Strategy and Governance, Thoughtworks


Data transformation in large enterprises are not just dependent on technology, but people, culture and governance have a big role to play. We will share the data modernization journey in the Pratt & Whitney F135 Program.  It has just begun but there are a lot of learnings that will benefit others who are embarking on to a similar initiative.