Usman Quddoos, DIRECTV VP of Data and Chief Data Officer, Joins CDO Magazine Global Editorial Board

Usman Quddoos, DIRECTV VP of Data and Chief Data Officer
Usman Quddoos, DIRECTV VP of Data and Chief Data Officer

(US and Canada) We are pleased to welcome Usman Quddoos to CDO Magazine’s Global Editorial Board. Quddoos is Vice President of Data and Chief Data Officer at DIRECTV where he is responsible for analytics and data enablement, which includes data science, ML and AI, data platforms, data governance, data privacy and compliance. He is a growth-minded senior executive with an extensive background spanning over two decades.

Quddoos’ professional journey is marked by a steadfast commitment to fostering and developing high-performing analytics, data, and technology teams. His strategic focus revolves around propelling business agility, execution, and growth through the nimble adoption of technology, advanced analytics, and data-driven decision-making.

Recognized for his adeptness in developing and effectively communicating strategy, vision, and roadmaps, Quddoos employs the art of storytelling to resonate with audiences across all organizational levels. His core skills include strategic and creative thinking, strategic planning, and agile execution. Quddoos is highly skilled in people and team development, fostering analytics and data-driven decision-making, and ensuring robust data governance, privacy, and compliance.

On the technical front, Quddoos brings a diverse skill set encompassing data science, machine learning, and AI, utilizing tools such as R, Python (Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, Pytorch, Tensorflow), and data engineering with SQL, Hive, and Spark. Proficient in various platforms, including PowerBI, Tableau, Databricks,, Snowflake, Teradata, and Vertica, he navigates architectural concepts like Data Mesh, Domain Driven Design, Microservices, and TOGAF. Quddoos is also well-versed in design methodologies such as Design Thinking, UX Strategy, Scrum, SAFe, and DevOps. His application development expertise spans languages like C, C++, Java, and various JavaScript Web Frameworks.

As global thought leaders, CDO Magazine’s Editorial Board of top executives share their expert opinions and innovations in data and analytics. The board ensures that we champion the best companies, leaders, and insights that accelerate our community’s success. Members may serve as editorial writers, reviewers, content developers, and conference speakers.

The CDO Magazine community welcomes Usman Quddoos to our growing Global Editorial Board membership.

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