MDC’s AI Speaker Series Presents “The Art and Craft of the Chief Data Officer” with Michael Conlin Dec. 8

Miami, Dec. 1, 2022 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Speaker Series presents “The Art and Craft of the Chief Data Officer,” a presentation by Michael Conlin, CEO and Founder of Conlin Group LLC at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, at MDC West Campus in Doral. The event will discuss the performance and expectations of the Chief Data Officer (CDO), a relatively new role. This presentation is free and open to the public.

If you aspire to become a CDO, what steps should you take to prepare for it? If hired, what should you do in your first 90 days? Conlin will discuss these topics through the lens of his experience as the first CDO and then the first Chief Business Analytics Officer of the U.S. Department of Defense.

Conlin has over 20 years of experience in information technology. He has worked in more than 20 countries across five continents, and is internationally known for his thought leadership on digital transformation, data analytics, and ethical AI. He has served as a Chief Technology Officer at EDS Australia, Hewlett Packard Asia Pacific & Japan, HP Enterprise Services Asia, HPES US Public Sector, DXC Public Sector, and Definitive Logic. A serial entrepreneur, Conlin has a track record of success launching and leading small businesses. When he is not pursuing his technology passions at work, he dedicates his time to creative passions, including blacksmithing, goldsmithing, hot glass blowing, enameling, lapidary carving and welding.

The AI Speaker Series at MDC aims to provide students, professionals and the community with first-hand knowledge of the latest AI trends and practices by inviting renowned AI professionals to share their experiences and discuss how AI impacts all industries.

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For more information about the Artificial Intelligence Speaker Seriesplease contact Anabel Mederos at

WHAT:              AI Speaker Series Presents: The Art and Craft of the Chief Data Officer

WHEN:             Thursday, Dec. 8, from 6 – 7 p.m.

 WHERE:           MDC West Campus, Monumental Stairs (Building 2, 1st floor)

3800 N.W. 115th Ave.