Dr. Anthony Scriffignano, senior vice president and chief data scientist at Dun & Bradstreet, was recognized today as the US Chief Data Officer of the Year 2018 by the CDO Club, the world’s largest community of C-suite digital and data leaders.
Dr. Scriffignano was presented with the award after his keynote, “Digital Disruption: Evolve Or Fade, The Choice Is Ours,” at the 6th annual NYC CDO Summit, hosted in the Roone Arledge auditorium at Columbia University in New York City by CDO Club founder David Mathison.
Scriffignano is an internationally recognized data expert who leads a team of data scientists at Dun & Bradstreet, which provides commercial data, analytics, and insights to companies of all sizes around the world.
With an extensive background in linguistics and advanced algorithms, Scriffignano holds multiple patents worldwide. He recently briefed the US National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee regarding reports to the President on Big Data Analytics and Emerging Technologies Strategic Vision. He has also delivered keynote addresses and served as a forum panelist at major industry and academic events globally.
“Data is the lifeblood of the online economy, and organizations now require people in leadership positions who can balance business requirements while providing strict controls over user privacy and security,” remarked David Mathison.
“Dun & Bradstreet is one of the world’s most trusted sources of data and analytics, and Anthony’s thought leadership continues to provide innovative, sound counsel to businesses and organizations as they navigate data challenges in today’s global marketplace. Therefore, I am delighted to name Dr. Anthony Scriffignano as the US Chief Data Officer of the Year for 2018,” said Mathison.
Editorial Comment: We at BIIA congratulate Dr. Anthony Scriffignano on this well earned award. Anthony is one of our most active volunteers, who participates actively in BIIA’s conferences as an effective moderator of panel discussions.