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GLOBAL BUSINESS OF DATA FESTIVAL


AN INTERACTIVE DIGITAL BROADCAST CELEBRATING DATA & ANALYTICS LEADERS WORLDWIDE

January 18-19, 2023
Virtual
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BROADCAST SCHEDULE

  • Day One | 13th July
  • Day Two | 14th July
9am
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NYC Studio, 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 guests 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

9.20am
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NYC Studio, Fireside Chat: Beyond Data Culture and into Core Company Values

In this fireside chat our guests will offer their insights into what it takes to move a positive data culture into a critical company value.

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

Alex Golbin, Chief Data Officer, Morningstar

9.50am
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North America Interview: Keeping the Customer in Cockpit

How do we ensure the Customer’s always feel in total control of their data? Within this fireside chat we will hear two perspectives from a regulation standpoint & a personalized performance perspective.

JoAnn Stonier, Chief Data Officer, Mastercard

10.10am
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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.

 

In this session, you will learn:

  • How different industries use data, analytics, and cloud to deliver value for employees and customers
  • The impact of company culture and data literacy on data-driven transformation
  • How to gain support from business leaders for your data-driven strategy

 

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

10.45am
BST | ET | SAST 
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

11.05am
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APAC, Fireside Chat: Data & InfoSec, a Converging World

Data is becoming part of each departments story, but for the InfoSec function few come close to how collaborative their relationships has 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

11.25am
BST | ET | SAST 
London Talk: Combining Human Insight & Augmented Analytics – the Best of Both Worlds

How can you capitalize on data science and artificial intelligence to uncover new business intelligence insights? Can augmented analytics be harnessed as a catalyst for creating a data literate workforce? Within this talk Lee will cover, how to continually update models as your data changes and reduce bias. How to overcome issues of trust and relevancy from data scientists and analysts.

Lee Fulmer, Chief Data Officer & Global Head of Innovation Labs, UBS

11.55pm
BST | ET | SAST 
NYC Studio, Interview: Connecting the Dots – Data & the Business

It’s imperative that the technology function and the business function are united in their collaboration, but that doesn’t mean it always happens. During this interview, we are sitting down with a technology leader to chat about her experience in connecting the dots, data & business together.

Dara Meath, Divisional Chief Information Officer, Digital/Ecomm, Connair

12.15pm
BST | ET | SAST 
Global Morning Wrap up
12.30pm
BST | ET | SAST 
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

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

Europe: Presentation: Fit 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

1pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

NYC Studio, Interview: Balancing The Safety and Utility of Data

How do we balance the very important safety aspect of our data with the utility of it? We are joined by an expert speaker who is going to dive into both the business and technical sides of this debate.

Carlyn Aarish, Technical Architect, Privitar

Europe: London Talk: Creating a Data-Led Culture  

Why is a data-led culture so important to succeed with strategic objectives? How HSBC are pioneering a data-led culture throughout the organization? Join us to hear practical examples of how cutting-edge AI and analytics are transforming HSBC’s customer experience

Kate Platonova, Group Chief Data Officer, HSBC

1.30pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

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?

Hannah Smalltree, Senior Director, 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

Pawan Verma, Chief Data Officer, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

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 regard 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

2.15pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

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 scientists' job description?

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

 

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 it’s use and realize the benefits of it?

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

2.45pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

Interview: Future Data Fundamentals

The future is an exciting place, especially at Three! Join us as Gill Tomlinson, talks us through the future data fundamentals.

Gillian Tomlinson, Group Chief Data Officer, Wier Group

3.15pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

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.

Tom Nats, Director of Customer Solutions, Starburst

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

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

Miguel Sanchez, Corporate Director, Data & Analytics, Principal Financial Group

 

Europe, Fireside Chat 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 the building for scale, and what are the risks of not considering how a project could scale?

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

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

4pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

USA, Presentation: What Makes a Compelling Data Story?

Storytelling as a skill is making it’s 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

 

Europe, Presentation: Humans vs Machine: How to Avoid a War on AI

What are the best methods of combining human insight with augmented analytics? How do we ensure both elements are harmonious? What lessons can we quickly learn to ensure success?

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

4pm
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End of Day One
9am
BST | ET | SAST
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

9.20am
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NYC Studio, Interview: Is that Wedding bells I hear? – Marrying Business & Technical skills together

Bringing together business knowledge with technical skills is something many organizations are currently aiming for. This can occur in many forms, it could be blending the people, cross-training to build skillsets, and putting in each other’s shoes. We are joined in the studio by a thought leader currently working through this exact challenge.

 

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

9.40am
BST | ET | SAST
NYC Studio, 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

Kunde Ramamoorthy Govindarajan, Director, The Jackson Laboratory

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

10.20am
BST | ET | SAST
NYC Studio, Interview: Solving the Big Data Challenges: Diversity

The biggest challenges that we face in the data & analytics community, like the talent crisis, AI ethics and many more all could benefit from the wider discussion surrounding diversity. How do we ensure the data & analytics space is a place where everyone, no matter their background can thrive? What are the immense business benefits yet to be realized by those who don’t champion diversity at their core?

Asha Saxena, Founder & CEO, Women Leaders in Data & AI

10.40am
BST | ET | SAST
London Studio, Interview: The Potential of AI

From AI created Logos to automated humans within advertising, the potential of AI is enormous for WPP. Join us as we dive into this fascinating area!

Di Mayze, Global Head of Data & AI, WPP

11am
BST | ET | SAST
London Studio, Interview: 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

11.30am
BST | ET | SAST
NYC Studio, Interview: 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

11.50am
BST | ET | SAST
MEA, Interview: Honesty is the Best Policy: When to tell the CEO no

The expectations when you first begin as a Data Leader 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

12.10pm
BST | ET | SAST
Global Morning Wrap up
12.15pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

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

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

 

12.45pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

Interview: From Financial Services through to Telecom – Transferable Knowledge

Data Leaders are a wealth of knowledge. Within this episode we will sit down with Nirali Patel to hear how she’s benefited from transferable data knowledge from very different industries.

Nirali Patel, Director of Data & Analytics, Openreach

1.15pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

USA, Panel Discussion: Predictive 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

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 strategically? What are the benefits of doing so? What challenges must we still work through? How do we achieve business-buy in?

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

Tim Lum, Chief Data Officer, WPP

Dee Samra, Director, Data Excellence, Liberty Global

 

2pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

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

Europe, Fireside Chat: Controlling 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

 

2.30pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

Interview: Creating a ‘Data Science Mindset’ with Effective Storytelling

Bringing data to life through storytelling is an increasingly vital skill for data analytics leaders. In this episode, Jerry Gupta will share how he and his team gain buy-in and inspire action from data insights by crafting engaging narratives that capture the attention of business stakeholders and turn them into ‘citizen data scientists’.

Jerry Gupta, Head of P&C R&D, Swiss Re

3pm
BST | ET | SAST
LIVE: Data & Analytics Live US | Data & Analytics Live EU

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. 

Drew Buikema, Senior Business Intelligence Specialist, Elite Transit Solutions

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

 

3.30pm
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End of Day Two