(USA and Canada) Carlos Rivero, Chief Data Officer at Commonwealth of Virginia, together with Robert Lutton, Vice President at Sandhill Consultants, discusses what to consider when hiring a CDO. Rivedro believes that there should be a clear understanding of how suitable a company is for the position of CDO as well as if the existing company culture will support the position. Keeping these ideas in mind will orient the CDO position and organization as a whole towards success.