Overview

In the current digital landscape, the shift towards a data-centric operational model is critical for companies looking to excel. Yet, embarking on this journey presents numerous obstacles, from the need for culture shifts to the challenges arising from adoption of complex technologies. We welcome you to a dynamic conversation on how to overcome these obstacles, delving into effective strategies and insights to truly become a data-driven enterprise.

We will talk about the essence of a data-driven organization, drawing on real-world examples of those who have successfully charted this course and excelled using cutting-edge technologies to foster a data-first culture, and have instituted robust data governance and security protocols.

This roundtable intends to provide the essential knowledge and tools to dismantle the roadblocks to data-driven proficiency.

Key Highlights:

  • Deep Dive into Data-Driven Transformation
  • Overcoming Technological and Cultural Barriers
  • Actionable Strategies for Data Governance and Security
  • Fostering Data Literacy Across the Organization
  • Leadership’s Role in Spearheading Data Initiatives

Speakers:

  • Lee Harris – Head of IT Technology, Yorkshire Waters
  • Tina Diamond – Azure Solution Sector Director, Microsoft
  • Aakash Shirodkar – Head of Data & AI (APAC), Hexaware Technologies

Overview

AI is transforming the insurance industry and we have barely scratched the surface of what is possible. Through improved risk assessment, personalized policies, fraud detection, predictive analytics, automated processes, risk management, and efficient data handling AI is enabling advancements in the industry. Innovation and technology have the potential to revolutionize various aspects of the insurance sector, from customer interactions to risk assessment, underwriting, and fraud detection.

The insurance industry is at a crossroad, and the decisions made in this pivotal moment will profoundly shape its future landscape. Innovation and technology have the potential to revolutionize various aspects of the insurance sector, from customer interactions to risk assessment, underwriting, and fraud detection.

Infosys is hosting an exclusive networking event as a part of “Being AI First Conversations series”. The event scheduled on May 9th, 2024, in Hartford is themed around Reimagine Insurance with AI-First to enhance Speed, Accuracy, Trust. The discussion delves into the potential of AI to unlock efficiency, build connected ecosystems, and accelerate growth in Insurance.

We will also showcase the recently launched offering, Topaz, at the event. Infosys Topaz combines the power of AI with enterprise operations to revolutionize business processes and drive customer experience. This will be followed by an insightful panel discussion and VIP reception.

Speaker: Kannan Amaresh Senior Vice President & Global Head – Insurance, Infosys

Agenda:

17:00    Registration & Welcome Drinks

17:30    Welcome Note – Kannan Amaresh, Senior Vice President & Global Head – Insurance, Infosys

17:45    Practitioners’ Perspective – Being AI First in Insurance, Panel Discussion

18:15    Preparing Data for AI First Business Transformation, Panel Discussion

18:45    Closing Comments

19:00    Dinner

 

Richard Ratliff

Richard Ratliff, Executive Scientist and Fellow, Sabre Labs Richard is an Executive Research Scientist at Sabre Labs(think tank of Sabre).His primary technical expertise includes in the areas of applied AI/ML, operations research, forecasting, optimization modeling and systems integration for airlines, hotels, cruise lines and travel agencies. His research work has led to numerous new products at Sabre as well as holdings roles as a Fellow at both Sabre and AGIFORS (Airline Group of the International Federation of Operational Research).

 Farooq Huda

 Farooq Huda, Senior VP, Technology, Worldwide Express Technology leader with proven track record of taking on challenging Enterprise products and demonstrating success by turning them around. His background and experience provides breadth and depth into various functional areas including Product Development/Management, Architecture and Operations.

Anupam Govil

Anupam Govil, Managing Partner, Avasant Anupam is a recognized thought leader, business executive and consultant in the areas of Business strategy, Digital Transformation, Technology Sourcing and M&A. At Avasant, Anupam leads the Digital Transformation and Global Strategy practice as well as Strategic Partnerships and Marketing. He has over 25 years of consulting experience with Global 2000, technology and PE firms, advising on strategic sourcing, tech investments, global expansion and M&A.

Wayne Butterfield

Wayne Butterfield, Global Lead, AI & Automation, ISG With 15 plus years of experience he has been at the forefront of AI and Intelligent Automation, pioneering solutions, taking calculated risks, and guiding businesses through digital transformation. His areas of expertise encompass Robotic & Intelligent Automation, Digital Customer Service, Business Transformation, and the multifaceted impacts of Generative AI. He is a recognized voice in industry events across the UK, Europe, and the USA.  

Anthony Karakkal,

Anthony Karakkal, Chief Business Officer- Travel, Transport & Hospitality , LTIMindtree Leader with 27 years of Strategy, Marketing, Sales, Business Development and Operations experience. Strong expertise in developing enduring client relationships and strategic partnerships, building high performance teams and creating innovative solutions.  

Dr. Manish Govil

Dr. Manish Govil, Global Segment Leader, Supply Chain , Amazon Web Services (AWS) Dynamic, results-oriented executive with proven track record of hyper scaling global growth. Extensive experience in digital technologies of cloud, supply chain, AI, analytics, and enterprise solutions. Demonstrated success in managing entire spectrum of technology business life-cycle spanning business development, channel development, sales, marketing, consulting and product management

Deepak Khosla

Head, Enterprise Gen AI, LTIMindtree

Alonzo Howell

Alonzo Howell, AVP, LTIMindtree An industry veteran with close to 30 years’ experience in a wide variety of leadership roles with leading Travel and Transportation/Logistics companies, followed by extensive consulting in the same industries. Has led the delivery of a broad range of large-scale enterprise initiatives, business process innovations and end-to-end data and analytic ecosystems.

Palak Shah

Palak Shah, Senior Director- Enterprise Gen AI Practice, LTIMindtree Palak is a Gen AI enthusiast with 16 years of IT experience including 6 years of AWS cloud experience. During her tenure Palak has explored many areas including databases, Analytics and GenAI. She is always open to learning new things and is passionate about using technology to solve real-world problems.

Kannan Amaresh Senior Vice President & Global Head - Insurance, Infosys

Kannan Amaresh is the Senior Vice President and Global Head of Insurance at Infosys, bringing over three decades of industry experience. In his current role since 2018, he leads global insurance vertical, fostering client relationships and driving new client acquisitions across key markets. Kannan is passionate about leveraging technology for business model disruption and applies a unique "Speed, Accuracy, Trust" (SAT) approach to address customer challenges. Kannan chairs the Infosys Insurance Advisory Council and is a frequent speaker at events and webinars, promoting industry thought leadership. His leadership reflects Infosys’ core values of excellence, trustworthiness, and industry leadership. Kannan is also a strong advocate of Diversity and Inclusion, embedding these principles into his leadership style. Kannan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a patent pending in the USA for his work on passionate about inventing, with a patent pending in the USA for his work on ‘Predicting Financial Impact of Business Frameworks’. Beyond work, he enjoys tennis, F1, and NBA.

Overview

Join us for an exclusive, invitation-only boardroom dinner with Paul Harvey, Head of Global Sourcing and Procurement at the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, Marsh & McLennan Companies, along with Tanbir Jasimuddin, Head of Finance Transformation at leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, DWF. They will be discussing key strategies for the CFO’s office to navigate a dynamic business landscape, embracing opportunities for growth and innovation, illustrated with real-world examples.

Paul and Tanbir will share their own insights on adopting digital transformation and AI to boost performance, and how the integrated One Office approach improves stakeholder experiences and supports business growth. As businesses transition to autonomous operations, they will also highlight the importance of cultivating a culture centred on growth, innovation, and collaboration.

Agenda

18.00 Drinks Reception & Networking

18:30 Guests seated and welcome by Sanjeev Dole, Publisher, FDE

18.50 Introductory address by Krishnan Raghunathan, Head – Finance & Accounting Services, WNS

18:55 Keynote address by Paul Harvey, Head of Global Sourcing and Procurement, Marsh & McLennan Companies & Tanbir Jasimuddin, Head of Finance Transformation, DWF

19:15 Moderated Discussion

19:45 Break & Networking

20:00 Dinner is served, informal discussion continues

21:25 Closing remarks

21:30 End of briefing & further networking

 

Overview

This event will delve into the burgeoning trend of generative AI and its profound impact on businesses. The discussion will highlight various applications of generative AI across manufacturing industries, including content creation, product design, efficiency improvement of developers, enhancement of different processes and customer experience. Moreover, it will explore the opportunities and challenges associated with integrating generative AI into business operations. Through case studies and expert inputs, attendees will gain valuable insights into harnessing the power of generative AI to drive innovation and competitive advantage.

Key Takeaway:

Generative AI presents unprecedented opportunities for businesses to automate and enhance various aspects of their operations. Attendees can get insights on:

  • By leveraging generative AI tools and techniques, how manufacturers are streamlining processes, personalizing customer experiences, and unlock new avenues for creativity and innovation.
  • Successful implementation requires careful consideration of ethical implications, data privacy concerns, and potential biases inherent in AI systems. How organizations are addressing this issue.
  • Attendees can get some insights how to scale generative AI in their enterprises, exploring real-world use cases, challenges, and the best practices.
  • Overall, how embracing generative AI holds the potential to revolutionize business practices and drive sustainable growth in the digital age.

Speakers are as follows:

  • Shailesh Katti – VP & Head of Business Development, AMERICAS, Tech Mahindra
  • Edward Lesnau IV, Industry Executive, Mobility & Manufacturing at Microsoft
  • Bernard Ibrahim, Director, Industrial Digital Transformation at Microsoft

Agenda:

Time (CST)                                           Sessions
02:30 PM – 02:45 PM     Guests Arrival & Welcome
02:45 PM – 03:00 PM     Keynote from Microsoft Leadership
03:00 PM – 03:10 PM     Tech Mahindra & MS Partnership Overview
03:10 PM – 03:40 PM     Session from Industry Expert: The Rise of Gen AI for Manufacturing Enterprise Himanshu Khandelwal, Partner & Managing Director, AlixPartners, LLP.
03:40 PM – 04:10 PM     Panel Discussion: Microsoft+ Tech Mahindra + Industry experts
04:10 PM – 04:30 PM     Presenting industry use cases & client feedback: Tech Mahindra
04:30 PM onwards         Closing Remarks followed by Social Hour with drinks and canapes

Himanshu Khandelwal Himanshu Khandelwal, Partner & Managing Director, AlixPartners, LLP.

Himanshu has more than 25 years of experience in automotive and consulting, with specialization in product development, autonomous vehicles, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), software-defined vehicles (SDV), CX, and warranty/recall management . His clients benefit from an ROI-led approach to transformations. He previously held roles in other consulting firms and in the automotive industry. Himanshu received his MBA in strategy and marketing from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

Shailesh Katti VP & Head of Business Development, AMERICAS, Tech Mahindra

Edward Lesnau IV Industry Executive, Mobility & Manufacturing at Microsoft

Bernard Ibrahim Director, Industrial Digital Transformation at Microsoft

Celebrating its 7th year, the renowned, Cyber Security in Financial Services Summit is the must-attend event for senior-level, delegates from the Financial Services Institutions.

Our sponsors have the opportunity to showcase their technology, services and product solutions, as well as share ideas and best practices, whilst increasing their brand awareness.

The summit will aim to understand the current state of cybersecurity in Financial Services and what to expect for 2024 and beyond.   Our esteemed speakers, industry leaders, sponsors, and delegates will assemble to discuss the greatest opportunities and challenges in the sector. Experience a world-class agenda of interactive, innovative presentations, interviews, panels and Q& A sessions focusing on the latest industry, technology trends, regulations and solutions.

Attendees will have full access to our cutting-edge agenda, as well as interact with influential decision-makers in networking breaks, lunch, and our networking drinks reception.

The Cyber Security in Financial Services Summit continues to be the go-to event in the sector and enables attendees to form many new meaningful business relations.

Overview

Thrive, Scale & Transform: Turbocharge your business by reengineering workloads at enterprise scale, with Gen AI

Today’s travel, transport and hospitality businesses are reinventing themselves in the midst of new challenges and continued uncertainty. Whether helping people or goods reach their destinations, industry leaders are leveraging new technologies to modernize, manage costs with rigor, and curate ecosystems to drive sustainable growth.

Travel, transport, and hospitality enterprises have been reengineering workloads using cloud computing over the last few years, covering operations, customer-facing, and back-office systems.

Recently, the introduction and evolution of Gen AI have made enterprise transformation smarter, more pervasive and all-encompassing.

In this executive roundtable, leaders from AWS, LTIMindtree, advisors and tech buyers from travel, transport, & hospitality will share key industry trends. They will also summarize learnings from their Gen AI journeys, and present key transformation use cases influenced and accelerated by the introduction of Gen AI.

Event Location: 

The Joule, Dallas, 1530 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201, United States

Event Agenda:

17:00 – 17:45 CST

Welcome & Networking Drinks.

17:45 – 17:50 CST

Welcome by Anthony Karakkal, Chief Business Officer, Travel, Transport & Hospitality, LTIMindtree

17:50 – 18:25 CST

“Disrupting Transport & Logistics with Gen AI” Panel

Panel members:
Manish Govil, Global Segment Leader Supply Chain, AWS
Carlos Hernandez, Managing Partner & Global Lead, Business & Digital Transformation, Avasant
Farooq Huda, Senior Vice President, Technology, Worldwide Express

Panel anchor : Alonzo Howell, Head, TTH Solutions & Partnerships, LTIMindtree

18:25 – 19:00 CST

“Transforming Travel & Hospitality with Gen AI” Panel

Panel members:
Richard Ratliff, Executive Scientist and Fellow, Sabre Labs
Wayne Butterfield, Global Lead, AI & Automation, ISG
Krithika Ganesamoorthi, Global Solution Lead , Consumer Industries (Retail, CPG, Travel & Hospitality), AWS

Panel anchor : Deepak Khosla, Head, Enterprise Gen AI, LTIMindtree

19:00 – 19:10 CST

Showcase from LTIMindtree Enterprise AI practice on Gen AI accelerators.
Speaker: Palak Shah, Senior Director Enterprise Gen AI Practice, LTIMindtree

19:10 – 19:20 CST

Showcase from AWS Enterprise AI practice on Gen AI accelerators.

Speaker: Adarsh Nagappasetty, Enterprise Solution Architect, AWS

19:20 CST Onwards

Seated three course dinner

 

 

Overview

Discover how AWS Generative AI (Gen AI) services can empower your business to deliver exceptional customer experiences at our informative event.

This session will delve into how customers are leveraging Gen AI to:

  • Personalize interactions: Craft unique and relevant experiences tailored to individual customer preferences. Supercharge your customer platforms using Gen AI to provide helpful support, product recommendations that resonate, and marketing emails that feel personalized.
  • Predict and anticipate needs: Leverage Gen AI’s ability to analyze data and anticipate customer behavior and preferences. Proactively address their needs, send relevant offers, and deliver personalized recommendations that drive satisfaction and loyalty.

Working backwards from a desired Gen AI outcome to identifying pre-requisites crucial for successful implementation including data, technology, infrastructure, human expertise. This event is for you, if you are a business leader curious about knowing how you can practically implement Gen AI to improve your customer experience.

What to expect:

Hear from practitioners and AWS representatives about actual customer use cases, latest trends and best practices for leveraging Gen AI in customer engagement from design to execution.

Bonus:

A limited number of attendees will be selected to participate in a free Gen AI Pilot program, allowing them to experience the power of AWS Gen AI firsthand.

Agenda:

5:00 – 5:45 PM

Registrations and welcome drinks

5:45 – 6:00 PM

Welcome and introduction.

6:00 – 6:20 PM

Analyst Speak by

  • Tom Reuner, Executive Research Leader and Head of EMEA, HFS

6:20 – 6:40 PM

Turbo-boost your Gen AI adoption with AWS by

  • Reda Tidjani, Head of AWS Data Partner Business Development, AWS

6:40 – 7:00 PM

Enhance your CX with Gen AI by

  • Anshuman Singh, EVP & Global Head of Interactive Business, LTIMindtree

7:00 – 7:10 PM

Vote of thanks

7:10 – 8:30 PM

Dinner

 

 

 

Overview

As the finance function moves into the digital era, one of the biggest questions CFOs are asking is, “Are we ready?” Technology advancements and the proliferation of data are dramatically reshaping the role of the finance function. As companies face increasing competition and ongoing change, they expect finance to leverage technology and turn data into insights they can use to guide strategy and support decision-making.

Join Ben Porter, Group CFO at Europe’s largest radio company, Global Media, alongside Tim Wakeford, Vice President, Financials Product Strategy, EMEA at Workday, to discuss the future of Finance and Technology.

During this roundtable discussion we will explore:

  • Leveraging technology as an enabler for Finance teams
  • The role of Finance in creating data insights to drive change
  • The potential Impact of AI on the future of Finance

Agenda:

Time Session
18:00 Champagne Reception & Networking
18:30 Guests seated and welcome by FDE
18:50 Introductory address by Workday
18:55 Keynote address by Ben Porter, Group CFO, Global Media
19:10 Moderated Discussion
19:40 Break & Networking
20:00 Dinner is served, informal discussion continues
21:25 Closing remarks

 

Overview

AI is transforming the insurance industry and we have barely scratched the surface of what is possible. Through improved risk assessment, personalized policies, fraud detection, predictive analytics, automated processes, risk management, and e¬fficient data handling AI is enabling advancements in the industry. Innovation and technology have the potential to revolutionize various aspects of the insurance sector, from customer interactions to risk assessment, underwriting, and fraud detection.

The insurance industry is at a crossroad, and the decisions made in this pivotal moment will profoundly shape its future landscape. Innovation and technology have the potential to revolutionize various aspects of the insurance sector, from customer interactions to risk assessment, underwriting, and fraud detection.

Infosys is hosting an exclusive networking event as a part of “Being AI First Conversations series”. The event scheduled on 13th March 2024 in Chicago is themed around Reimagine Insurance with AI-First to enhance Speed, Accuracy, Trust. The discussion delves into the potential of AI to unlock e¬fficiency, build connected ecosystems and accelerate growth in Insurance.

We will also showcase the recently launched offering, Topaz, at the event. Infosys Topaz combines the power of AI with enterprise operations to revolutionize business processes and drive customer experience. This will be followed by an insightful panel discussion and VIP reception.

Agenda:

Time Session
17:00 Registration & Welcome Drinks
17:30 Welcome Note
Kannan Amaresh, Senior Vice President & Global Head – Insurance, Infosys
17:45 Practitioners’ Perspective – Being AI First in Insurance
Panel Discussion
18:15 Preparing Data for AI First Business Transformation
Panel Discussion
18:45 Closing Comments
19:00 Dinner

Kannan Amaresh Senior Vice President & Global Head - Insurance, Infosys

Kannan Amaresh is the Senior Vice President and Global Head of Insurance at Infosys, bringing over three decades of industry experience. In his current role since 2018, he leads global insurance vertical, fostering client relationships and driving new client acquisitions across key markets. Kannan is passionate about leveraging technology for business model disruption and applies a unique "Speed, Accuracy, Trust" (SAT) approach to address customer challenges. Kannan chairs the Infosys Insurance Advisory Council and is a frequent speaker at events and webinars, promoting industry thought leadership. His leadership reflects Infosys’ core values of excellence, trustworthiness, and industry leadership. Kannan is also a strong advocate of Diversity and Inclusion, embedding these principles into his leadership style. Kannan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a patent pending in the USA for his work on passionate about inventing, with a patent pending in the USA for his work on ‘Predicting Financial Impact of Business Frameworks’. Beyond work, he enjoys tennis, F1, and NBA.

 

Overview

Relying on automation alone to streamline core finance processes does not drive innovation – but using it in conjunction with best practices in BPO, combined with the power of gen AI, can help enhance, augment and automate finance processes and enable transformation across the whole enterprise.

Join us for this exclusive, invitation-only boardroom dinner where Simon Carr, Global Head of Finance Operations at Computershare, shares his own insights on how finance leaders are investing in transformation, talent and resources to build a proactive plan for the future in a world of gen AI.

Agenda:

Time Session
18:00 Champagne Reception & Networking
18:30 Guests seated and welcome by FDE
18:50 Introductory address by Cognizant
18:55 Keynote address by Simon Carr, Global Head of Finance Operations, Computershare
19:10 Moderated Discussion
19:40 Break & Networking
20:00 Dinner is served, informal discussion continues
21:25 Closing remarks