However, CDAOs face unique challenges that can result in failure, such as a lack of organizational support, limited budgets, and resistance to change. Kash will discuss the top three challenges that CDAOs encounter across industries and explore the strategies to overcome them. Kash will also explore DataGalaxy’s customer success story from Europe’s largest insurance brand that shaped the CDAO role. By sharing a practical example of how a CDAO successfully navigated their first 100 days, Kash will highlight the importance of crawling, walking, and running in the CDAO role to create a more impactful data-driven culture. At the end of the talk, attendees will better understand the critical priorities for a CDAO, the common challenges they face, and actionable strategies for success. Whether you’re a seasoned CDAO, new to the role, or working with data, this talk is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to make a lasting impact in your organization.