Is the CDO the new CEO?

Video: is the CDO the new CEO?

Peter Jackson is a co-founder of the Carruthers and Jackson CDO Summer School. Following the launch of this year’s course, he discusses two of the key themes that emerged in the first weekly session.

First up, he tackles the different kinds of Chief Data Officer – or CDO – people can become, with reference to the ‘DIKW Pyramid’ of data, information, knowledge and wisdom. Where do your strengths lie?

Secondly, Peter explores one of the key reasons the CDO could be seen as the next CEO. Watch the video to find out why there’s a school of thought that reasons the CDO is ideally placed to take over this crucial leadership role within the organization.

If you want to dig deeper into this topic, read our ebook, From CDO to CEO.