The Data Chief
The Data Chief
Jun 15, 2022
Prudential Financial’s CDO Kjersten Moody on Continuous Learning & Collaboration to Drive Impact with Data
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What does it take to turn a new position that never existed into one that delivers transformation for an entire organization? As the first Chief Data Officer at Prudential Financial and the initial Chief Data Analytics Officer at a prior career stop at State Farm, Kjersten Moody knows the answer. Tune in to learn how being a constant learner has consistently allowed her to see challenges as opportunities for growth.

Tune in to learn:

  • How Kjersten’s role model influenced her life and career (04:08) 
  • How Prudential is thinking differently about its strategy and data (32:28) 
  • About the role that a good culture can play in supporting transformation (36:19)
  • How Kjersten has elevated data science at Prudential (42:33)
  • How to meet stakeholders in a place that’s helpful to them (47:38)


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