SPEAKERS

In his current capacity, he is leading the policy formulation and implementation of various schemes under the Digital India, e-governance, electronics manufacturing, data protection and cyber security domains in the country.

Dr Rajendra Kumar

Additional Secretary,

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)

Government of India

His unflinching, diverse career includes expertise in Electronic warfare, Satellite Image analytics, and operational communications. He is an alumni of IIT Kharagpur, IIIT Hyderabad, and the University of Maryland.

Dr Anant Bhatt

Chief Technology Officer - Centre of Excellence for Artificial Intelligence,

Govt of India

Dr. Murthy served in the MeitY at various capacities dealing with Knowledge Based Computer Systems Development, Technology Development for Indian Language, e-Learning, National Knowledge Network, Manpower Development, Quantum Computing initiatives in the Country.

Dr B K Murthy

CEO, Innovation and Technology Foundation,

IIT Bhilai

India

Arunima has 20+ years of experience in research, corporate growth and strategy initiatives , technology policy with special focus on data, analytics and artificial intelligence.

Arunima Sarkar

AI Lead,

Centre for 4IR, World Economic Forum

India

He has over 21 years of experience leading several technical and leadership roles across product development, pre-sales, cross BU collaborations and Global System Integrators.

Vishal Chahal

Director - Automation & AP Cloud Pak Lab,

IBM Software Labs India

South Asia

Prior to joining Societe Generale, Prabha has worked in the Brokerage & Family offices divisions at Fidelity Investments for over 6 years and prior to that at GE Appliances in KY, USA for over seven years.

Rathnaprabha Manickavachagam

Managing Director, Head of Innovation and Digital Transformation,

Societe Generale

India

Rama Akkiraju is an IBM Fellow, Master Inventor and IBM Academy Member, and a Director, at IBM’s Watson Division where she leads the AI operations team with a mission to scale AI for Enterprises.

Rama Akkiraju

IBM Fellow, CTO - AI for IT Operations, Master Inventor, IBM Academy Member,

IBM

India

With an experience of over 27 years’ in BFSI, he has been the CIO of fully digital financial services startups as well as a senior technology leader with large multi-national financial institutions.

Jagdish Narayanan

CIO,

Jio Payments Bank and Financial Services

India

Ekhlaque has 22 years of experience and, this extends across having worked in India and overseas. Before joining Jubilant foodworks, he was associated with leading brands like GE, where he held various roles, HT Media as group CIO and more.

Ekhlaque Bari

Chief Information Officer,

Jubilant Food Works

India

She has over 3 decades of experience in the field of Information Technology (IT) spearheading various IT Projects in the Manufacturing and Insurance sector.

Seema Gaur

Senior ED IT,

IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company Limited

McGirr has over 15 years of experience working with data as a practitioner across multiple industries, including doctorate-level training in applied statistics, consulting, and automotive.

Shaun McGirr

AI Evangelist,

DataIku

George has over two decades of technology design, delivery and leadership experience, across both projects and products, in the global market.

George Mathew

Senior Vice President and Head - Digital Products,

Aditya Birla Group

India

Mr Shirish Yadav has over 30 years of rich, well rounded, diverse professional experience in Supply Chain operations, Automation, Industry 4.0, Engineering, Project management, Manufacturing excellence, Process solutions, Product Development and Quality verticals of reputed FMCG and MNC organizations.

Shirish Yadav

Executive Vice President- Manufacturing & Technology,

ITC Ltd

India

Ravi has 16+ years of progressive experience in the Data & Marketing Analytics domain. An Efficient change manager and a complex problem solver, Ravi has proven skills in operations oversight, policy development and process improvements.

Ravi Pathak

CEO & Co-Founder,

Tatvic Analytics

India

Shashank Saxena is an accomplished Technology Leader with nearly 2 decades of progressive experience driving Tech Strategy, Architecture and Engineering of distributed platforms in areas like Omni-channel Lending, Capital Markets, and Regulatory Compliance.

Shashank Saxena

SVP - Enterprise Architecture - Retail Banking Assets,

IDFC FIRST Bank

India

He is a visionary Information Technology, Healthcare, Insurance, and Financial Services senior leadership professional with in-depth knowledge and 26+ years of experience in successfully spearheading large global organizations.

Ninad Raje

Director & CIO,

HealthAssure

India

With over 3 decades of career, he has the perfect blend of having worked across sectors and multiple functions – initially as a technology solution provider and now leading the IT transformation.

Rajiv Sikka

Chief Information Officer,

Medanta Hospitals

India

He has 3 decades of experience in leveraging innovation & strategic approaches for driving Project Management, IT Infrastructure Management, Information Security Governance, Technology Operations, Business Analysis, People Management, Process Engineering across BFSI.

Madhusudan Warrier

Chief Information Officer,

NIIF Infrastructure Finance Limited

India

SV has exposure to applying analytics across various functions like Customer Operations, Procurement, Sales, Marketing etc., and has been responsible for driving large-scale data and analytics initiatives across matrix organizations.

SV Varadarajan

Vice President Data Analytics,

HSBC

India

Dwiraj has close to 2 decades of experience on analytics that includes spending considerable time in the United States to develop large scale data solutions for global enterprises like Citi Bank, GE, Prudential and Genpact.

Dwiraj Bose

Senior Vice President & Head of Data and Analytics,

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

India

Sakshi is a global Information security leader with 20 years of experience in Global Healthcare, Retail and Life Insurance. She’s passionate about encouraging more women in tech leadership roles by running internal company programs and being an active speaker.

Sakshi Vidur

Director, Enterprise IT Security,

Philips

India

Durgaprasad Swaminathan

SVP,CIO,

Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company

With 20+ years of experience, Gautam is a digital transformation strategist specialising in SAP ERP Capabilities, IT infrastructure management, IT operations, Sales automation among others.

Gautam Garg

Chief Information Officer,

PepsiCo.

India

He comes with 16 years of total work experience in ITES, Banking, and Financial Industry. He Leads a team of Data Scientists and Machine learning engineers to solve problems using machine learning and deep learning techniques.

Siddhartha Thimmavajjalla

Executive Director - Head Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning,

India

H has 20+ years of Research and project experience both in Government research center and in private sector both in India and abroad is with Mahindra Financial Services Sector as its CISO & Head - Network Management.

Radhakrishnan Vijaykumar

Chief Information Security Officer,

Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services

India