Dr. Meri Rosich, CDO, Chief Data Officer, Professor of Data Strategy, TechFounder, ex-Visa, Amex, NTT docomo
As Chief Data Officer Dr. Meri Rosich leads talented data teams in generating value from data. For the past 25 years, she has built high-performing global teams for great organizations such as Bertelsmann, Amex, Samsung, Docomo, Visa, and Standard Chartered; and lived internationally based in New York, London, Barcelona where is is originally from; Hong Kong, Tokyo, and for the past 15 years in Singapore.
As a lifelong learner, she recognizes the importance of personal development and values the joy of growth. Meri holds an MBA from the London Business School with a special graduation award, a PhD Summa cum Laude in Tech Strategy from the University of Barcelona, and a Doctor Europeus Honorific Mention. Inspired by great professors, she continues to learn by teaching, as an Adjunct Professor of Data Strategy and Sustainability at Globis University, a renowned MBA in Japan.
She has balanced a corporate and entrepreneurship career and founded four start-ups. Some worked, and others were great learning experiences.
She enjoys supporting inclusive leadership and data literacy initiatives and mentoring women to lift the next generation of tech leaders. Over the years, she served on the advisory board of the Data Literacy Project; as the United Nations Development Program Fintech mentor, Ambassador for the UN Women STEM program and board member of the United Nations Association of Singapore. Co-founded the Female Founders think-tank, the Women Data Leaders network and is currently serving as a committee member of SG Women in Tech, and the Singapore Computer Society Business Analytics Chapter. Some recognitions include 30 People Who Are Changing The World by London Business Review, Top 100 CDO, 100 Women in Tech, Most Promising Female Developer, Top voice and Moebius Digital Award among others.