Full Name
Jo O'Hazo
Job Title
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
Giant Eagle
Speaker Bio
Jo O’Hazo offers depth; 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.

Jo’s invaluable expertise and broad business range have powered a history of developing successful process improvements that drive business insights, productivity, reliability, and client satisfaction. Such traits have consistently enabled Jo to achieve an impressive command of the skills needed to manage ongoing business planning processes while developing strategies to meet future challenges.

As Chief Data & Analytics Officer for Giant Eagle, Jo leads the vision, strategy &; delivery for data driven insights and capability across critical facets of transformation: people, process, data &; technology. Her experience in enabling business insights through data &; analytics delivery span worldwide scale and complexities made simpler through ease of leveraging data. Ms. 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, Ms. O’Hazo has positioned her customers for success as a leading expert in the field with respect to the application of best business, data &; technology practices contributing to the following winning outcomes:

● Driven enterprise-wide analytics talent transformation
● Excelled across key metrics, lowering the customer realization cycle from 24 days to 5 days, with first-time-right performance
doubling in improvement.
● Architected a data-centric integrated business planning approach governing the end to end cycle from innovation to consumer
point of sale.
● Collaborative with executive stakeholders through pragmatic problem solving and a strong program management approach.
● Driven delivery through various methodologies and motivating participation of stakeholders &; teams across many continents, cultures &; time zones.

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.

Combining her proven business instinct with an unprecedented disciplinary work ethic, Jo has continuously exceeded expectations in high stake environments within Giant Eagle, Estee Lauder Companies, Newman’s Own Inc., and Unilever positioning herself as a key member of each company and a driving force for growth.

Jo holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems from University Of Connecticut.
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Jo O'Hazo