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GLOBAL BUSINESS OF DATA FESTIVAL


AN INTERACTIVE DIGITAL BROADCAST CELEBRATING DATA & ANALYTICS LEADERS WORLDWIDE

July 13-14, 2022
Virtual
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BROADCAST SCHEDULE

  • Day One - 13th July
  • Day Two - 14th July
9.00

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Interview: Releasing the Full Potential of Data in your Organization
We will be kicking off the Global Business of Data Festival with a fascinating deep-dive into our guest's experience in truly releasing the full potential of their data into their organization and beyond.  
 
Gayan Peiris, Head of Data and Technology, United Nations Development Programme
9.20

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Global Business of Data Festival Partner
9.50

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Panel Discussion: Beyond Data Culture and into Core Company Values
In this panel discussion, our guests will offer their insights into what it takes to move a positive data culture into being a critical company value.  
 

Krishna Karuturi, Senior Director, Computational Sciences, The Jackson Laboratory

Venkat Gopalan, Chief Data Officer, Chief Digital Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Belcorp

Alex Golbin, Chief Data Officer, Morningstar

Victoria Gamerman, Global head of data governance and insights, Boehringer Ingelheim
10.30

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NYC Interview: Keeping the Customer in Cockpit
How do we ensure the Customer’s always felt in total control of their data? Within this fireside chat, we will hear two perspectives from a regulation standpoint & a personalized performance perspective.
 
Ravi Parmeswar, VP, Head of Global Strategic Insights and Analytics, Johnson & Johnson
10.50

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USA Panel Discussion: Winning the data race: Advice for every industry

Every business wants to be a data-driven business – where insight informs each decision. But how do you get there?

Earlier this year, Corinium partnered with Genpact to explore how 200 technology leaders are using data, analytics, and cloud on their journey to becoming a data-driven enterprise. In this session, we explore the findings and hear from a variety of technology leaders currently outpacing their competition in the race to become data-driven.

Amaresh Tripathy, Global Analytics Leader, Genpact
Kiran Vankamamidi, Chief Information Officer, Driscoll’s
Morgan Templar, VP Information Management,              
Highmark Health
Aleks Lazarevic, Head of Analytics, Hello Fresh
Deepak Jose, Global Director of Demand Analytics, Mars

11.20

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MEA, Interview: Data Privacy Awareness vs Knowledge

Data privacy has been in the front of minds for most business users, since the rise of GDPR, but do they have good knowledge of what that means in reality? Do they understand the difference between confidential and personal data? Should all data be treated the same? How do we encourage greater collaboration, convergence, and business synergy? What benefits can a risk-based approach achieve?

 

Reena Shah, Regional Legal Advisor, Regional Compliance Lead & Market Data Privacy Officer, Nestlé

 

 

11.40

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Fireside Chat: Data & InfoSec, a Converging World

Data is becoming part of each department's story, but for the InfoSec function few come close to how collaborative their relationships have become with the data function. During this fireside chat, we will unpick what it takes to have a meaningful and successful collaboration between the two departments.  

Craig Napier, Chief Data Officer, University of Technology Sydney

Anna Aquilina, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Technology Sydney

12.10

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NYC Studio, Interview: Communicating in Value: How to Keep Data Aligned to Dollars

It’s imperative that data is aligned at all times to the business ROI, whether that be in physical dollars or business KPI’s. How do we ensure that each part of the data strategy can be pulled back to both elements? Within this interview we will hear from a global leader in how they continue to do this with each data project.

 

Krishna Cheriath, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Head of Digital, Zoetis Inc

12.30

BST | ET

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Presentation: Self-Driving Telecom, The Next Frontier of AI

 

Whilst everyone is distracted by self-driving cars, our speaker joining us first for our USA track has been busy working on a fascinating project seeking to automate much of the manual/monotonous work still being done by humans within the telecommunication industry.

 

David Cote, Chief Data Scientist, Blue Planet Division, Ciena

Data & Analytics Live, Europe

PresentationFit for Purpose: Company Acquisition Considerations

 

Acquisition due diligence is becoming central to many organizations success. It’s imperative the data function has a seat at the table, given the multi-variate consequences, including: data rights, culture/ethics, governance, localization, security, , synergies, post-acquisition integration, etc. What do we need to consider and benchmark to get this right?

 

Neil Taylor, VP, Data Strategy, Mastercard

 

13:00

BST | ET 

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Business of Data Festival, Regional Partner

Data & Analytics Live, Europe

Business of Data Festival, Regional Partner

 

13.30

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Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Panel Discussion: Data Leadership Trends

What are the upcoming trends in the data leadership? What does it take to be a successful data leader in 2022?

 

Reserved, Cloudera

Meenal Iyer, Sr. Director, Data Science and Experimentation, Tailored Brands

Sean MacCarthy, VP of Analytics, Good Sam

Venkat Gopalan, Chief Data Officer, Chief Digital Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Belcorp

 

Data & Analytics Live, Europe 

Panel Discussion: Centralized, Decentralized or Hybrid? Data Platforms for 2022

A cookie-cutter approach is never the best method when it comes to deploying a data platform in your organization, but what lessons can we learn from today’s panel in regards to the data platform they’ve chosen.

 

Kate Sargent, SVP, Data & Analytics, Collinson Group

Jason Bunce, World Wide Director, Supply Chain Analytics Enablement, Colgate-Palmolive

Juan Iglesias, Chief Data Officer, Capital Energy

Lindsay Mason, MoD

 

14.15

BST | ET

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Interview Model Engineers, a New Role or an Extension of the Data Science Role?

As ModelOps continues to be deployed into more organizations than ever, the decision of who looks after this process must be decided. Is it an entirely new role, or does it form part of the data scientist's job description?

 

Korri Jones, Senior Lead, Machine Learning Engineer, Enterprise Analytics, Chick-Fil-A

Data & Analytics Live, Europe 

Interview: What Role can Geospatial Data Play in Supporting the Business?

Geospatial Data is still vastly under-utilized in many organizations and Industries. What can we do to encourage its use and realize its benefits of it?

Diego Vallarino, Global Data Acquisition Manager, Group Information Services, Coface

 

 

14.45

BST | ET 

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Business of Data Festival, Regional Partners

Data & Analytics Live, Europe 

Business of Data Festival, Regional Partners

 

15.15

BST | ET 

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Panel Discussion: Governance vs Data Management, “whose job is that?”

Increasingly for many organizations, the lines between data governance and data management have become blurred. How do you decide who does what in your organization? What lessons can we learn from our expert panel in how they organize their DG & DM structure.

 

Reserved, Starburst

Margey Lawson, Vice President, Data Governance, Data Risk, & Data Literacy, Mastercard

Morgan Templar, VP Information Management, Highmark Health

Devshree Golecha, VP of Data, Analytics and Data Governance, TDECU

Data & Analytics Live, Europe 

Panel Discussion: Building for Scale, Secrets to Success

Almost every data product built must-have in the back of its mind the capability to be scaled-up. What are the successes behind building for scale, what are the risks of not considering how a project could scale?

Alex Gray, Director, Data & Insights, Blue Light Card

Mohit Joshi, Head of Data Science and Engineering, Collinson Group

Pete Williams, Director, Data & Online, Penguin Random House

Nikki Miles, Head of Data & Analytics, MPB

 

16:00

BST | ET

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Presentation: What Makes a Compelling Data Story?

Storytelling as a skill is making its way onto more and more recruitment advertisements and is becoming a strong focus for data leaders in 2022 and beyond. But what really makes a good data story?

Jason Gislason, Chief Digital Officer, Chevron Phillips Chemical

Data & Analytics Live, Europe 

Presentation: Build it and they will come – Why this Method is Doomed

Although it would be nice, seldom rare does the phrase “build it and they will come” ring true for the D&A function in any organization. How can we achieve buy-in, collaborate effectively and communicate efficiently so that when we do eventually build something, they’re already there?

Naomi Freeman, CTO/Sr. Leadership Fellow, Women Who Code London

 

16:30

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End of Day One
9.00

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Interview: Making your Digital Transformation a Triumph

We will be kicking off day two of the Business of Data Festival by exploring what it takes to make your digital transformation truly successful. What capabilities need to be realized? What’s the cost? What expectations need to be set in order to benchmark?

9.20

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Business of Data Festival Global Partner
9.40

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Panel Discussion: Getting Data in the Hands of the Business: Self Service Success

In this panel discussion, our guests will offer their insights into what it takes to get the business enabled for successful self-service, whilst also weighing up the pros and cons of doing so.

Patrick Mcgraw, Director, Global Analytics Integration, Colgate-Palmolive

Deepak Jose, Global Director – Demand Analytics, Mars

Harish Nankani, Executive Director, Data & Analytics, Merck

Kunde Ramamoorthy Govindarajan, Director, The Jackson Laboratory

Xu Cheng, Head of Business Intelligence and Insights, Ascot Group

10.20

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NYC Studio Interview: Data Quality Best Practices for a Sustained Improvement

Before we get to realize many exciting processes and technology first we must ensure our data quality is improved and at a level where there is a reduced risk of negative impacts such as bias. How can we improve our DQ in a sustainable way? What approaches have worked best?

Shree Chathanoor Seshan, Global Head of Data & Analytics, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

10.40

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Global Business of Data Festival Partner
11.00

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Europe Presentation: Using Your Data Warehouse For More Than Analytics

In a time where resources need to be stretched, how can you be using your data warehouse for more than just analytics? What capabilities as an industry are yet to be realized? What is the future of the data warehouse?

 

Matt Lovell, Global Director of Data and Insight, Pret A Manger

11.30

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Fireside Chat: AI Ethics, the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

More leaders than ever before are grappling with creating a standard of Ethics for their organizations to follow as they begin deploying more AI models than ever before. How do you draw a line in the sand as we all seek to formalize “just because we can, doesn’t mean we should”?

Haroon Abbu, Digital, Data, and Analytics Vice President, Bell And Howell

 

11.50

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Interview: Honesty is the Best Policy: When to tell the CEO no

The expectations when you first begin as a Data Leader expectations of what you’re meant to deliver can be astronomical. How do you appropriately guide those expectations so that they’re ambitious but not unachievable? When is the right time to tell the CEO no?

 

Edosa Odaro, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Tawuniya

12.10

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Wrap up Morning Sessions
12.15

BST | ET

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Presentation: Centralizing Capabilities, a Story of 1000 Excel Spreadsheets

The sheer number of excel spreadsheets in an organization is probably enough to make any data leader shudder. So how do we centralize capabilities to avoid duplicating work, data, and analytics?

Wendy Gilbert, Deputy Director, Enterprise BI, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

 

Data & Analytics Live, Europe

Presentation: Competing with Sexy: A D&A Talent Challenge

For many older brands, it can be hard to compete with the digitally native start-ups who are working on cutting-edge projects. So how do legacy companies compete?

 

Roger Halliday, Chief Executive Officer, Research Data Scotland

 

12.45

BST | ET

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Business of Data Festival Regional Partner

Data & Analytics Live, Europe

Business of Data Festival Regional Partner

 

13.15

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Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Panel Discussion: Talent In 2022: Top Trends

 

As the talent market continues to be disrupted what are the biggest trends we’re noticing on the ground, and what we can do to set ourselves up for success for the near future.

 

 

Joshua Peterson, Director Business Analytics, Alsana

Roberta Hyland, Chief Data Officer, National Student Clearing House

Jasper Milliken Executive Director of Business Intelligence, Colorado Permanente Medical Group

Shadaab Kanwal MBA. MISM., Executive Leader Digital, Data, and Analytics, Charles Schwab

Data & Analytics Live, Europe

Panel Discussion: How Can We Build Agility into our Strategy?

If the Covid-era has taught us anything it is that those who are agile in their strategies have an easier time adapting to change. What can we do to ensure we’re as agile as we can be strategical? What are the benefits of doing so? What challenges must we still work through?

 

Mark Beckwith, Director of Data Strategy and Governance, Financial Times

Tim Lum, Chief Data Officer, WPP

Dee Samra, Director, Data Excellence, Liberty Global

Olivia Hawkins, Head of Business Consulting, EMEA, Wunderman Thompson

 

14.00

BST | ET

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Fireside Chat: The Future of Data Science

What are the top trends and interests for 2022 for Data Science? Within this fireside chat we will discuss with two experts what their view is of the future of data science

 

Krishna Karuturi, Senior Director, Computational Sciences, The Jackson Laboratory

Snehit Prabhu, Chief Data Scientist, Cancer Cell Therapy, Stanford, Stanford Cancer Institute

Data & Analytics Live, Europe

Fireside Chat: Controlling the Data Passion: Effective Data Reporting

Within the Covid-era many organizations saw data reporting grow exponentially. However, as leaders how do we claw back control and provide meaningful reports in a timely manner?

 

Kate Sargent, SVP, Data & Analytics, Collinson Group

Simon Hayter, Partner & Group Head of Data, Knight Frank

 

14.30

BST | ET

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Business of Data Festival Regional Partner

Data & Analytics Live, Europe

Business of Data Festival Regional Partner

 

15.00

BST | ET

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Presentation: Cloud Capability Transformation in 2022

 

Within this presentation, we’ll hear from an expert in the adoption and transformation of their cloud capabilities and what they are seeking to capitalize on this year and beyond.

 

 

Drew Buikema, Senior Business Intelligence Specialist, Elite Transit Solutions

Data & Analytics Live, Europe

Fireside Chat: Best use-cases of Data Visualization

 

Within this panel discussion, we will understand our guests best uses of data visualization and why they were so successful. What value can excellent visualization provide? What can happen if we don’t get this right?

 

 

David Pires, Head of Data Visualization, Expedia Group

Axel Goris, Global Visual Analytics Lead, Novartis

 

15.45

BST | ET

Regional Sessions

Data & Analytics Live, USA

Presentation: Cloud Capability Transformation in 2022

Within this presentation, we’ll hear from an expert in their adoption and transformation of their cloud capabilities and what they are seeking to capitalize on this year and beyond.

Data & Analytics Live, Europe

Presentation: Using Your Data Warehouse For More Than Analytics

In a time where resources need to be stretched, how can you be using your data warehouse for more than just analytics? What capabilities as an industry are yet to be realized? What is the future of the data warehouse?

 

16.15

BST | ET

End of the Global Business of Data Festival 3.0