Profiling the ideal chief data officer

Successful chief data officers need strategic vision in addition to expertise in data science and analytics

As corporate data accumulates in massive volumes, companies realize that giant databases aren’t just relevant to immediate business problems, but critical for charting long‑term success. Companies need data chiefs who can tap company data for its full strategic value.

Here’s a look at the resume of an ideal CDO candidate—one who pairs technical chops with business and strategy IQ.