Appointment of a New Chief Data Officer
Mark Birkhead, renowned for his expertise in data analytics and artificial intelligence, steps into the role of Firmwide Chief Data Officer at JPMorgan Chase & Co. In his LinkedIn post, Birkhead expresses his gratitude for the opportunity and highlights his dedication to leveraging data and analytics to empower global clients and customers.
A Stellar Track Record
Birkhead boasts a remarkable professional journey, with significant contributions in leading data and analytics functions across multiple global financial institutions. His tenure at JPMorgan Chase spans five years, where he served as the Chief Data & Analytics Officer for Chase and JPMorgan Wealth Management. During this period, Birkhead focused on driving growth, enhancing customer experiences, and utilizing advanced analytics, machine learning, and AI.
Birkhead’s career trajectory is a testament to his prowess in the field, having held pivotal positions at Santander US, Citigroup, GE Capital, and Wells Fargo. Noteworthy among his roles was his tenure at Santander US, where he spearheaded data and analytics functions across five business units, and his stint at Citigroup as the Global Head of Analytics & Insights for Latin America and Mexico.
Pioneering Innovation in Data and Analytics
His LinkedIn post emphasizes the collaborative efforts of his team, acknowledging their innovative and dedicated work in data and analytics. He outlines the organization’s commitment to being trusted data stewards while harnessing machine learning and advanced analytics to steer business strategies and enhance customer experiences.
A Vision for the Future
With Birkhead at the helm as the Firmwide Chief Data Officer, JPMorgan Chase anticipates an era of data-driven decision-making and technological innovation. His appointment signifies the institution’s dedication to leveraging data for global impact and shaping a forward-thinking business landscape.