Chief Data Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia
Prior to his appointment as Chief Data Officer of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Carlos Rivero served as Chief Data Officer and Chief Enterprise Architect for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration in Washington, D.C. Rivero has also worked at the National Oceanic and AtmosphericAdministration’s Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Miami, Florida, as a physical scientist and as a Research Associate at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, where he developed a passion for geospatial information systems, ecological modeling, and data.
Rivero earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies from Florida International University and a Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics from Saint Joseph’s University, focusing on database design, data management, business intelligence, big data, and data analytics.
Keynote: Be Fearless: Five Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose; A Conversation with Jean CaseFireside Chat: Data Driven in the DMV (the District, Maryland and Virginia) In this Fireside Chat, listen in as technology and policy leaders from the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland discuss their shared and individual initiatives to share data, leverage resources and promote best practices in data sharing and governance. Philip Bane, Moderator Marc Elrich, County Executive, Montgomery County, MD Lindsey Parker, Chief Technology Officer, Washington, DC Carlos Rivero, Chief Data Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia