Giant Eagle Chief Data & Analytics Officer Jo O’Hazo to Talk Connected Workforce at Analytics Unite

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The ongoing labor shortage has affected every industry, but the retail and consumer goods segments were some of the hardest hit. Workforce troubles are not limited to the frontline; building a skilled and loyal headquarters staff is an ongoing challenge across the industry as well.

To tackle this challenge, Jo O’Hazo, chief data & analytics officer of Giant Eagle, will explore the next-gen analytic skills companies require from their tech teams, and how to recruit and cultivate these unique skills at Analytics Unite: The Summit for Retail and Consumer Brands.

The summit takes place this June 21-23 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL, and will gather the most innovative executives in retail and consumer goods for three exclusive days of education and networking.

O’Hazo joins an esteemed panel including Mohit Das, former vice president, commercial analytics, Kellogg, and Nandha Kumar, CIO Americas, Danone. Together the three executives will help attendees learn how their peers are attracting and retaining top talent and the steps they can take to win the battle for in-demand analytic leaders, in the session “Recruit, Retain, Renew: Building a Connected Workforce.”


Jo O’Hazo

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Giant Eagle

Jo O’Hazo offers depth and breadth of extraordinary success in a series of high level roles at top tier companies that include Giant Eagle, Estee Lauder Companies, Newman’s Own Inc., and Unilever. 

As Chief Data & Analytics Officer for Giant Eagle, Jo leads the vision, strategy and delivery for data driven insights and capability across critical facets of transformation: people, process, data and technology. Her experience in enabling business insights through data and analytics delivery span worldwide scale and complexities made simpler through ease of leveraging data. O’Hazo has dedicated herself to her vision as a leader who engages with an “All-In” attitude.

With a forte for successfully building strong teams and holding key roles leading all facets of data, technology and strategy, O’Hazo has positioned her customers for success as a leading expert in the field.

Prior to assuming the role of Chief Data & Analytics Officer at Giant Eagle, Jo delivered through extensive positive outcomes across Executive Management, Global Implementation Projects, Collaborative Leadership, Business Intelligence, Strategic Planning, Team Building, and Process Improvement in multiple roles with Estee Lauder Companies, Newman’s Own Inc., Unilever.

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