Chief Data Officer

Ross Schalmo

As a senior leader within Aviation’s Chief Data Office, I set the vision, strategy and execution plan across a broad range of data-oriented outcomes. My experiences include: -Implementing and driving Aviation’s widely successful Self-Service program from inception to over 2,000 business users, enabling functional users to unlock their subject matter expertise in our Data Lake environment. -Setting the conceptual reference architecture for Aviation’s Data Ecosystem, including next-generation Data Warehouses, Operational Data Stores, Data Lakes, Analytics Orchestration Engines, Visualization platforms, and Data Governance technologies. -Driving Aviation’s Published Data strategy, which effects a common data layer for the Source of Truth for both analytics and application consumption across all domains of data -Leading 15+ Agile Scrum execution teams delivering data & analytics product outcomes that have achieved $500MM+ in stated benefits since 2017 -Setting and managing a $50MM+ annual budget

Current Role

  • Company Name: Eaton
  • Job Title: Chief Data Officer
  • Start Date: May 2022
  • Company Industry: Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
  • Location: Aurora, Ohio, United States



Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  GE Aviation
  • Job Title:  VP - Enterprise Application Engineering
  • Start Date