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The Three Leadership Personas of Successful CDOs

Published: 03 July 2017

ID: G00332691

Analyst(s): Valerie Logan , Mike Rollings , Alan D. Duncan


Three main chief data officer leadership personas are emerging: the conductor, composer and performer. Data and analytics leaders likely embody one of them, but should employ the attributes of all three to succeed, via deliberate team design and partnerships.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Your Natural or Dominant Leadership Persona
  • Mitigate Blind Spots by Maximizing Your Collective Influence

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