Brian is currently Chief Data Officer and Strategic Advisor at iisaac, a Fintech start-up company focused,on providing Personal Data Advocacy Services to individuals in order to help them gather, own and secure their personal data. Before joining iisaac Brian spent two years as an Executive in Residence at the Global Risk Institute (GRI), where his research focused on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and the evolving regulatory environment. Prior to joining the GRI, Brian was CIBC’s Executive Vice President and Chief Data Officer, where he developed their data strategy. Before becoming the Chief Data Officer at CIBC, Brian lead the Enterprise Risk Management group, including balance sheet and capital management. Over the years he held a number of positions in the finance and risk management groups, including Chief Financial Officer of the Treasury Division. Brian earned a Master of Business Administration at McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business, and also holds a Certified Public Accountant designation. Brian O’Donnell is a long standing Executive Vice President in the Financial Services Industry, with experience spanning across Finance, Risk Management and Technology. Brian has lead a number of large complex teams and projects at CIBC, and his experience includes significant management of and membership on both public and internal Boards of Directors