In the first issue of Inside Reference Data in April 2006, the cover story was titled Citigroup Names Bottega Chief Data Officer, and the article went on to say that this was an "unusual" position.
At the time, it was unusual. Bottega is believed to be the first to hold the CDO title within a financial institution, a position first introduced by Yahoo! in 2004.
But as enterprise data management (EDM) continues to climb up the agenda, having one person accountable for data projects firm-wide ha