Economic uncertainty and continually evolving customer expectations are the pressing challenges across all industries. Accelerated decision making underpinned by the right technology is critical to drive sustainable growth and leveraging cloud platforms to leapfrog transformation is the key. Brillio is enabling businesses to effectively harness data for intelligent decision making, deliver innovative experiences and enable cost optimizations, with the power of AWS.


Join us for this private, closed-door roundtable where we will be taking a deeper look at:

1. Intelligent Decisioning: Enable and foster a ‘data-driven’ culture with “cloud-based insights” that enable deeper understanding of business metrics and faster decisioning

2. Enhanced Experiences: Harness customer obsession for growth by empathising customer emotion and behaviour across channels and deliver personalized experiences that matter.

3. Boost ROI for your cloud investments: Tap into your data to reap insights into the changing market demands, identify areas for efficiency improvements and avenues for cost savings to get the maximum value out of your cloud resources

Hilton Santa Clara
4949 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara
CA 95054
United States



Time Session
17:00 Registration and Networking drinks
18:00 Welcome Note
Farooq – Global Head of Alliances, Brillio
18:05 Harness data for intelligent decision making.
Raghu Ramakrishnan, Managing Director, Data & AI Practice CTO at Brillio
18:25 AWS on Modern Data Strategy
Babita Tomar, Data Strategy leader, AWS
18:40 Panel discussion: Accelerated decision making underpinned by the right technology.

  • Raghu Ramakrishnan, Managing Director, Data & AI Practice CTO at Brillio
  • Vimal Kohli – Retail Industry Expert (Chief Analytics Officer, Gap Inc)
  • Arun Ganesan, Divisional CIO, Data Engineering, Silicon Valley Bank, A Division of First Citizens Bank
  • Babita Tomar, Data Strategy leader, AWS
19:20 Seated 3 course dinner with wine and networking
20:30 Program ends with closing note


Raghu Ramakrishnan Managing Director, Data & AI Practice CTO, Brillio

Seasoned Data and AI leader with decades of experience in leading data transformation engagements across the data and marketing technology space for various industry verticals including Retail CPG, BFSI, HLS. Extensively worked on enabling business leverage data for decisions through data strategy initiatives, data 360 platform build outs and platform adoption at scale while breaking data silos, Deep experience in building high-performance teams, setting technology direction, leading GTM initiatives and nurturing alliances with technology partners and hyperscalers.

Babita Tomar Data Strategy leader, AWS

Babita Tomar is a Data Strategy leader at AWS and runs a program called Data Driven Everything (D2E) for several Industry verticals worldwide. Prior to joining AWS, she worked for Wells Fargo for 19 years and held leadership positions across multiple lines of business ranging from leading data initiatives to setting up new risk programs. Most recently, she built and ran WF's Enterprise Customer Experience root cause analysis team and provided an update to the regulators on actions taken to protect customer's interest. At AWS, she is working with major financial services and high-tech customers to help build their data strategy and accelerate their transformation to becoming more data-driven. She enjoys problem solving and likes to help her customers tackle cultural, people and process changes along with technical aspects.

Vimal Kohli Chief Analytics Officer, Gap Inc.

Vimal is a strategic leader with extensive experience in leveraging data analytics and insights to drive business decisions and improve profitability. He has a proven track record of conceptualizing innovative analytic solutions to solve various business challenges and has in-depth expertise in designing and developing analytics models and processes, to gain actionable insights. Identifying emerging technologies/trends in analytics space by conducting in-depth market analysis with a focus on maximizing ROI of analytics initiatives is a part of his core strength.

Arun Ganesan Divisional CIO, Data Engineering, Silicon Valley Bank, A Division of First Citizens Bank

Arun is a seasoned Cloud and Data Executive with over 30 years of progressive management responsibility in senior technology and operations roles. With a strong data background, he envisions and enables leveraging data as an asset with data mesh and data products. As an experienced cloud strategy and migration leader, he has led several initiatives that improve developer productivity and agility, increase security and reduce risks to organizations.


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