2021

ONCON ICON AWARDS

The OnCon Icon Awards recognize the data & analytics professionals and data & analytics vendors in the entire world. Finalists were voted on by peers to determine the winners (click here to see how winners are chosen). The 2021 Awards were presented virtually at OnCon 2021 on July 27th.

EXPLORE THE 2021 WINNERS

Winners are in alphabetical order by last name. Job title and company are listed based on time of selection. 

 

TOP 100 DATA & ANALYTICS PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Haroon Abbu | Vice President of Advanced Analytics, IoT, & Data Services | Bell and Howell

  • Rocco Alonzi | AVP, Data Centre Operations | SunLife Financial

  • Sumit Arora | Senior Director, Strategy & Analytics | MLSE

  • Teresa Arroyo Gallego | Chief Data Scientist | nQ Medical

  • Byron Banks | Global VP Marketing, Business Technology Platform | SAP

  • James Barlament | Director of Data and Research | Clarke County School District

  • Besa Bauta | Chief Data Officer | MercyFirst 

  • Karen Beckmann | Vice President, Data Management | QuadReal Property Group

  • Matt Berezo | Data Scientist | Net Health

  • Carrie-Anne Bracco | Director, Business Data | Amplify Education

  • Nicholas Brett | Senior Director, Risk Data Architecture and Strategy | RBC

  • Justin Bundick | Director, Enterprise Data Science Center | Southwest Airlines

  • Ryan Burroughs | System Director Strategy & Data Science | NCH Healthcare

  • Nadeem Chaudhry | Head of Data | Earnest

  • Sou-Cheng Choi | Chief Data Scientist | Kamakura Corp

  • Max Cuellar | Chief Data Officer | Hewlett Packard Enterprise

  • Chloe Cullinan | Director, GBS Transformation, Reporting, and Anaytics | Masonite

  • Siddharth Datta | VP, Global Head of Data Management and Governance | Manulife Investment Management

  • Pooja Dewan | VP, Chief Data and Analytics Officer | Otis Elevator Company

  • Jonathan Doll | Chief Data Analyst and Organizational Strategist | Grand Island Public School

  • Andrew Doyle | Sr Director, Marketing Data & Analytics | Elanco Animal Health

  • Reeyaz Hamirani | VP, Analytics | Paramount Pictures

  • Kimberly Hartsfield | Chief Data Officer | TractManager, now a part of symplr

  • Akash Jaiswal | Head of Analytics | Google

  • Meredith Jang | Global Insights & Analytics, Sr. Director | Mattel, Inc.

  • Andrei Lopatenko | VP Engineering, Head of Search and Conversational AI | Zillow Group

  • Micah Lueck | Sr. Manager, Data Analysis | Qualcomm

  • Karen McRight | Senior Director, Data & Insights | UCHealth

  • Gregory Mintz | Director, Data Architecture & BI | Modernizing Medicine

  • Carisse Mittiga | Director, Customer Insights & Analytics | SpecialtyCare

  • Soyal Momin | SVP- Chief Analytics Officer | Presbyterian Healthcare Services

  • Arun Narayanan | Chief Data Officer | AngloAmerican

  • Sandip Nayak | Chief Strategy & AI Officer | Linear Financial Technologies

  • Alexey Nefedov | Director of Data Science | DailyPay

  • Charles Nixon | Director, Enterprise BI & Data | Major League Baseball

  • Jonathan Owen | Chief Scientist for AI/ML and Operations Research, Director of Advanced Analytics CoE (AACE) | General Motors

  • Holden Penley | Director, Insights & Analytics | Lyft

  • Daniel Pickett | Chief Data Scientist | FreightWaves

  • Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy | Technology Fellow and Chief Data Scientist | Halliburton

  • Luna Rajbhandari | VP, Data Management and Platforms | Cars.com

  • Vikrant Rajput | Director Analytics | Ansell Healthcare

  • Terry Singla | Vice President, Ecommerce Pricing & Analytics, Data & Governance | Albertsons

  • Caroline Smith | Senior Director, Creative Analytics | Havas

  • Tarun Sood | Head of Data and Analytics | Vanguard

  • Swathi Sudhaakar | Director, Data Science | Cardlytics

  • Maureen Teyssier | Chief Data Scientist | Reonomy

  • Meena Thanikachalam | Head of Data Transformation | Ally Financial

  • Morgan Turnipseed | Director People Analytics | BBVA USA

  • Prital Ullal | Executive Director, Data Analytics and Engineering | NCR

  • David Wright | CDO Americas | Commerzbank

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TOP 50 DATA & ANALYTICS PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Jon Abramson | Head of Consumer Analytics | Verizon Media

  • Kerrie Adams | Executive Director Engagement Insights & Analytics | The Walt Disney Company

  • Rajni Banthia | Director of Evaluation | Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

  • Derek Beck | Chief Data Officer | Arizona Department of Revenue

  • Alisa Ben | SVP & Head of Analytics | Canvas Worldwide

  • David Bendes | VP, Global Business Technology & Data | Birchbox

  • Rusty Bickel | Chief Data Officer | Crossroads

  • Todd Blackwell | Director of Business Insights | KBP Foods

  • Janelle Bowman | Sr Director, Advanced Data & Analytics | Kellogg Company

  • Tyler Burkett | Director - Data Science and Analytics | Autodesk

  • Michael Caesar | Executive Director, Data & Analytics | University Health Network

  • Sandor Caetano | Chief Data Scientist | iFood

  • Myra Chen | VP, Head of Sales, Marketing and Digital Analytics | Capital Group

  • Michael Cleavinger | Sr. Director Data Science and Advanced Analytics | PepsiCo

  • Ian Cook | VP, People Analytics | Visier

  • Kristi Cunningham | VP - Enterprise Data Management & CDO | Capital One Financial

  • Elizabeth Davis | Director of Analytics | Vistaprint

  • Stefanie Dombek | Director, Mops, Analytics, Paid Media and Omnichannel | Cloudera

  • Rucha Fulay | Senior Director, Analytics | Credit Karma

  • Vipin Gopal | Chief Data and Analytics Officer | Eli Lilly and Company

  • Calvin Gu | Director of Analytics | Fifth Third Bank

  • Kelly Hopler | VP, Analytics and Insights | Golin

  • Eddie Kendralla | Vice President, Business Intelligence | Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Livia Kessler | Director Business Intelligence Clinical Analytics | TidalHealth, Inc

  • Susan Knolla | Director People Analytics & Compnesation | J.D. Irving, Limited

  • Nick Krates | Director, Business Analytics | Medix Staffing Solutions, Inc.

  • Cody Moore | Director, Business Analytics & Finance Automation | Zayo Group

  • Sreeram Potukuchi | Director, Enterprise Data | Republic Services

  • Tishlee Rivera | Director Marketing Business Intelligence and Analytics | Crowley Maritime

  • Shobhita Saxena | Executive Director IT, Enterprise Architecture & Analytics | Adient

  • Solmaz Shahalizadeh | VP of Data Science & Engineering, Head of Commerce Intelligence | Shopify

  • JoAnn Stonier | Chief Data Officer | Mastercard

  • Brian Trauman | Chief Data Officer, Tax | KPMG LLP

  • Aisha Tritle | VP, Insights & Analytics | YouGov Signal

  • Andrea Vanin | Global Head of Marketing Operations & Analytics | Financial Services - ISAC

  • Clark Warren | Chief Information Officer | Modern Vascular

  • Rick Watrall | Chief Analytics Officer | Horizon Media

  • Murray Webb | Group Director, Data Science | Huge

  • Michael Wiegand | Director of Analytics | Clearlink

  • Xin Yuan | Sr Director, Data Science and Analytics | Teva Pharmaceuticals

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TOP 10 DATA & ANALYTICS PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Corey Birtles | Global Data and Analytics Lead | Publicis

  • Hovannes Daniels | VP, Chief Data Officer | Kaiser Permanente

  • Amit Dingare | Director of Data Science | Novelis

  • Roger Kamena | VP Analytics and Data Science | Adviso

  • Nic Richmond | Vice Chancellor for Strategy, Analytics and Research | Pima Community College

  • Bret Swango | Head of Workforce Analytics | Colliers International

  • Hettie Tabor | Director, Master of Science in Business Analytics at SMU COX | Southern Methodist University

  • Andrew Tanner | Chief Analytics Officer | The Regis Company

  • Charles Thibault | VP Analytics | IDT Telecom

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DATA & ANALYTICS PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

  • Peter Serenita | Chief Data Officer | Scotiabank

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TOP 25 DATA & ANALYTICS VENDOR AWARD WINNERS

  • ActivTrak

  • Adviso

  • Alteryx

  • Bitwise

  • Cloudera

  • Collibra 

  • Datadog

  • DataRobot

  • Denodo

  • Domo

  • Elastic

  • Metric Insights 

  • MongoDB

  • Pythian

  • Qlik

  • Redis Labs

  • Sisense

  • Splunk

  • TIBCO

  • Tiger Analytics

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TOP 5 DATA & ANALYTICS VENDOR AWARD WINNERS

  • Dataiku

  • Power BI by Microsoft

  • Sigma Computing

  • Tableau

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DATA & ANALYTICS VENDOR OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

  • DataKitchen

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