About the Event

Data is the lifeblood of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The digital economy is today poised to herald a world where AI will enable humongous volumes of data to be sliced and diced in myriad ways to glean accurate insights about people, processes, products and business functions.

Virtual Event Structure

  • 2 riveting keynotes around Data and AI by eminent IBM leaders
  • A panel discussion featuring the IBM India & South Asia CTO with eminent enterprise IT leaders on their experiences and best practices in driving the organizational AI adoption journey
  • A fireside chat between a market analyst and an IBM expert moderated by a seasoned industry watcher from StrategINK
  • Three parallel tracks of deep-dive breakout sessions on three key phases of the AI implementation journey – Collect & Organize Data, Analyze Data and Infuse AI
  • Nine booths from IBM and its business partners who will showcase their AI solutions online
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What's in it for you? 

The Data and AI Virtual Forum promises insightful discussions on wide-ranging themes such as:


  • How the right Data and AI strategy can prove to be the harbinger of Digital Transformation (DX)
  • How organizations should plan for the right mix of infrastructure and its effective orchestration using AI to simplify and accelerate complex customer journeys
  • How organizations can craft viable data lakes to speed up their AI adoption journey; and the potential pitfalls that organisations could encounter along the way
  • Immersive discussions on how organizations can strengthen financial planning, mitigate risk and ensure compliance through data lakes and AI
  • What does it take to drive immersive and authentic customer experiences; how to choose and implement the right tool kits for Marketing and Customer Service professionals by leveraging AI.

To explore the key phases of an organization’s AI journey, Watch Replay of IBM Data and AI Virtual Forum from a PC or smart device near you.

Agenda

Vikas Arora

Vice President, IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software, IBM India/South Asia

Anil Bhasker

Business Unit Executive, Analytics and Big Data, IBM India/South Asia

Subram Natrajan

Chief Technology Officer, IBM India/South Asia

PANELISTS

Dhaval Pandya

CIO & CDO, JSW Paints Private Limited

Kamal Goel

Senior Vice President IT, Anand Rathi Financial Services

Tarun Pandey

Executive Vice President – IT, Aditya Birla Capital

S Raghunatha Reddy

EVP & Head IT, UTI AMC

Arjun Vishwanathan

Chief Research Officer, StrategINK

Leslie Joseph

Principal Analyst, Forrester


Seema Kumar

Director, Cloud & Cognitive Software Technical Sales, IBM India/South Asia

Ravi Jain

Associate Director, Server Solutions, IBM India/South Asia

Vivek Bansal

Senior Consultant, Watson AI & Speech, Global Business Services , IBM India/South Asia

John Varghese

IBM Garage Leader, IBM India/South Asia

Session 1

Track A 
Collect and Organize Data
Introduction to AI Data Lake

Anil Bhasker

Business Unit Executive, Analytics and Big Data, IBM India/South Asia

Track B 
Analyze Data
Don’t let AI become a scam

Seema Kumar

Director, Cloud & Cognitive Software Technical Sales, IBM India/South Asia

Track C
Infuse AI
Watson AI powered customer care

Deepali Naair

Chief Marketing Officer, IBM India/South Asia

Session 2

Track A 
Collect and Organize Data
Connect all data irrespective of where it resides 

Rajesh Malhotra

Leader - Data and AI Platform, IBM India/South Asia

Track B
Analyze Data
AI Lifecycle - Data Preparation

Rakesh Meher

Segment Leader, Unified Data Governance & Integration, IBM Data & AI Group, IBM India/South Asia

Track C 
Infuse AI
Watson AI for Everyone

Roscoe Lobo

Sales Leader - Data and AI, Veracitiz

Session 3

Track A 
Collect and Organize Data
Accelerating Digital Transformation Journey with DataOps

Sameer Vaishampayan

Leader-Cloud Sales, IBM India/South Asia

Track B 
Analyze Data
AI Lifecycle - Use AI to automate AI lifecycle

Vamshi K Vattem

Analytics Cloud Solutions Specialist, IBM India/South Asia

Track C 
Infuse AI
Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting powered by Watson AI

Chandrasekar Thyagarajan

VP- Finance & CFO, IBM India/South Asia

Session 4

Track A 
Collect and Organize Data
Building High Performance Data Warehouse

Shashi Kumar

Big Data Sales, IBM India/South Asia

Track B 
Analyze Data
AI Lifecycle - Scale AI with Trust and Transparency

Nishant Arora

Marketing & Strategy - Data and AI, IBM Asia Pacific

Track C 
Infuse AI
Fighting financial crimes with AI

Shweta Shandilya

Program Director, Financial Crime Insight, IBM India/South Asia

Speakers

Vikas Arora Vice President, IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software
IBM India/South Asia

Anil Bhasker Business Unit Executive, Analytics and Big Data
IBM India/South Asia

Subram Natrajan Chief Technology Officer
IBM India/South Asia

 

Dhaval PandyaCIO & CDO

JSW Paints Private Limited

Kamal GoelSenior Vice President IT
Anand Rathi Financial Services

S Raghunatha Reddy
EVP & Head IT
UTI AMC

 

Tarun PandeyExec Vice President – IT
Aditya Birla Capital

Arjun Vishwanathan Chief Research Officer
StrategINK

Leslie Joseph Principal Analyst
Forrester

 

Seema Kumar Director, Cloud & Cognitive Software Technical Sales
IBM India/South Asia

Ravi Jain Associate Director, Server Solutions
IBM India/South Asia

Vivek Bansal Senior Consultant, Watson AI & Speech, Global Business Services
IBM India/South Asia

 

John Varghese IBM Garage Leader
IBM India/South Asia

Deepali Naair Chief Marketing Officer
IBM India/South Asia

Rajesh Malhotra Leader - Data and AI Platform
IBM India/South Asia

 

Rakesh Meher Segment Leader, Unified Data Governance & Integration, IBM Data & AI Group, India/South Asia

Roscoe Lobo Sales Leader - Data and AI
Veracitiz

Sameer Vaishampayan Leader-Cloud Sales
IBM India/South Asia

 

Vamshi K Vattem Analytics Cloud Solutions Specialist
IBM India/South Asia

Chandrasekar Thyagarajan VP - Finance & CFO
IBM India/South Asia

Shashi Kumar Big Data Sales
IBM India/South Asia

 

Nishant Arora Marketing & Strategy - Data and AI
IBM Asia Pacific

Shweta Shandilya Program Director, Financial Crime Insight
IBM India/South Asia

Exhibitors

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  • An overview of strategy, tools and successful case studies of AI deployments by IBM and its business partnersw of AI evolution over the past six decades
  • A panel discussion with invited CIOs from leading enterprises who will share their experiences with AI implementation
  • A fireside chat with a leading analyst to understand the emerging AI adoption trends worldwide
  • Nine ‘live’ booths from IBM and its business partners who will showcase their AI solutions online
  • Three parallel tracks of deep-dive breakout sessions on three key phases of the AI implementation journey – Collect & Organize Data, Analyze Data and Infuse AI.
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