Jo Coutuer is former Chief Data Officer for continental Europe’s biggest bank where he led an unprecedented successful transformational data journey. During the session, Jo will share why and how the bank he worked for initiated a transformational data journey and what were the bumps along the way. His story will provide concrete do’s and don’ts based on best practices, and he will inspire CDM leaders to envision, shape and lead digitalization and AI transformational journeys.
Founder of Data Merit
Jo’s mission is to create shareholder value by explicitly connecting the “why” of a company’s strategy with the “how” and the “what” of a data and artificial intelligence.
Jo recently concluded a six-year tenure as the first ever Chief Data Officer and Member of the Executive Committee for BNP Paribas Fortis. Prior to joining the bank, he led Deloitte Belgium’s Data & Analytics Practice, following the acquisition of Numius, a data analytics company that Jo founded. Jo is also a guest lecturer at several business schools and holds an MBA from the Vlerick Business School.