Chief Data Officer Community
Where the world's leading Chief Data Officers converge
Welcome to HotTopics' global CDO Community - a hub of Chief Data Officers. This diverse and vibrant community not only ignites innovative discussions and insights, but also facilitates exceptional executive networking opportunities. Experience inspirational events, connect with peers and industry leaders from diverse regions and industries, and get recognised through our prestigious awards. Contribute to industry-defining conversations, and gain access to a wealth of thought leadership content spanning across the most relevant tech themes.
Join our CDO community today, fostering connections, inspiring action, and influencing the future of technology for a better tomorrow.
Connect and collaborate in our global C-suite network
Fuel your innovation at transformative events
Access cutting-edge insights from industry leaders
Awards & recognition
Recognise excellence with our prestigious awards
CDO community highlights
Live from Abbey Road Studios
Our hybrid events welcome leaders from all over the world to set the technology agenda on a global stage.
Awards and recognition
Designed to celebrate and acknowledge outstanding innovation and leadership within our global community of C-suite executives. At the heart of the HotTopics Awards is the power of community recognition.
Meet the HotTopics
CIO , GE Healthcare
CIO, 888 Holdings
CTO, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
CISO, Energy Australia
CDIO, Costa Coffee
CIO & CPO, OVO Energy
Global CISO, Ramsay Health Care
CISO, Delta Airlines
CIO & CISO, Petrofac
CTO, William Hill International
CIO, Acacium Group
Chief Innovation and Digital Officer, Halma
CISO, Standard Bank Group
MD Head Data Analytics UKI Europe, Accenture Song
CISO, UChicago Medical Center
Global CISO, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
CIO, National Grid
Former CTO, Cancer Research UK
Group CIO, Wrench Group
COO & NED, Virgin Money
Executive Head of Data Insights, Afrocentric Group
COO, Virgin Money
Global Chief Transformation and Technology Officer, Twinings
Chief Information Officer, Viridor
Chief Digital Transformation Officer, University of Sussex
Former CTO, H&M Group
Chief Digital Officer, Homestar Financial Corporation
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What our community says
The opportunity to come together with other senior executives to network, collaborate and discuss the challenges, and opportunities facing industry in a non-competitive way is invaluable.
Lee Fulmer - Chairman - Bank of England
Genuinely beyond impressed with the HotTopics Community! Left inspired by the C-Suite Tech Leaders I had the privilege to meet as well as energized by the opportunity to participate as a panelist.
Joanna Pamphilis - CDIO - UniCredit
Meeting industry peers is a must in a hyperconnected, hyperaware, hyper-focused world. HotTopics enables exactly that, a great community and I am proud to part of it.
Jon Buckthorp - Global Field Marketing Leader - Vodafone
HotTopics are true to their word when they say they deliver a completely different networking experience for the technology community.
Danny Attias - CDIO - London. Business School
Never underestimate the importance and power of networking. Being part of Hottopic's CMO community has been invaluable, resourceful and inspiring not to mention energising. I fully encourage everyone to dive in!
Emma Roffey - VP Marketing EMEAR & Global Advocacy- Cisco
I have had the privilege of meeting professionals in the tech field around the world, such incredible people from whom I was able to exchange experiences and learn from.
Maria Pilar Varela Sepulveda - CDO - AgroGalaxy
The best best best awards ever! Well done HotTopics team
Nuala Kennedy-Preston - CDO - People's Postcode Lottery
It was an extraordinary event! Thank you HotTopics, all of you who worked so hard to put the event on. Right on point and as usual captivating. Well done again
Mandie Beitner - CTO - Former London Stock Exchange
Massive shoutout to HotTopics and CrowdStrike for creating the Future CISO 100 AND having a gender button to show the female future CISO leaders! Just Boom, congrats all
Jo Peterson - Vice President Cloud & Security Services - Clarify360
The Studio is a great event! I walked away with a lot of food for thought and have some creative ideas on how I can navigate the current technology landscape to benefit my organization, customers, and employees.
Carolyn J Kirwin - COO - Amati Orchestra Ltd
The Studio is a brilliant event, which avoids many of the downsides I find at other industry events. Plus of course the amazing evening activity - I won't forget that in a hurry! Thank you all for a great event.
Emily Wearmouth - Director of International Communication - Netskope
Thank you HotTopics for a brilliant day full of new insights, relevant (HOT!) topics and interesting people at a perfect location. Very well organised and perfectly executed. Can't wait for the next meet up
Bjorn Ovar Johansson - CIO - Fractional, Interim CIO