John Ahrendt

John Ahrendt

Job Title: SVP, Enterprise Data & Analytics

Company: Wells Fargo

John Ahrendt manages the Data & Analytics Product team within the Enterprise Data & Analytics group at Wells Fargo & Company, focused on delivering a world-class customer experience and business results through generation of customer and business insight and innovative application of data capabilities.

Under John’s leadership, the team’s responsibilities include the major data and business intelligence platforms, business applications and analytical solutions. This includes data and analytics product development and delivery, supporting product management, credit management, risk management, operations, marketing, service, channels and other key business processes. In addition, John’s team provides program leadership for customer experience data initiatives.

John has been with Wells Fargo since 2002 and has 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, with the last 20 years specifically in the data warehouse and business intelligence field.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, John was the Director of Customer Information Systems at E*TRADE and prior to that, he was Director of Decision Support Applications at Bank of America. Earlier in his career, John was with Security Pacific Corporation and Citicorp, holding various management positions in Information Technology, Service Quality and Finance.

John resides in San Francisco and has a BS Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota.

Speaking at the following:

11.30am - 12.15pm
Discussion Group 1A: Designing Strong Data Architecture – Building the Foundations for Success

• Exploring eco-systems – building an effective environment for your enterprise’s data • Ensuring that your infrastructure is ready for the future – preparing for AI workloads and more • Using cognitive solutions to accelerate your architecture – automating roles, policies, and consent

12.00pm - 12.45pm
Keynote Panel: Living Life in the Fast Lane – Achieving an Agile Approach

• How can adopting agile practices impact the CDO function, and what improvements in productivity and quality of outcome should we expect to see? • Addressing architecture and governance in an agile environment – how should the approach differ to a traditional structure? • Scaling your agile method and utilizing lean and agile principles to… Read more.

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