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DATAx presents: New York's top 21 CDOs

January 09, 2019 / Larry Alton

The position of a chief data officer (CDO) is continuing to grow in importance in New York, especially since former mayor Michael Bloomberg signed the Open Data Law legislation in 2012. Many of the world's largest and most powerful businesses and brands based in the state have been a huge attraction for CDOs to exhibit their craft as data experts. Below, we present a list of 21 influential and innovative CDOs working in New York – who are making a splash in sectors such as the music, politics and the media industry. Kelly Jin, chief analytics officer and director of the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics at the City of New York. In October 2018, Kelly Jin was named the chief analytics officer and director of the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics (MODA) at the City of New York. Her mission is to help City agencies apply strategic analytical thinking to data with the intention to drive equitable and efficient services to increase operational transparency.