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  • Day One, 19th January
  • Day Two, 20th January
9.00

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Interconnection Success: Data, Digital & InfoSec | New York, USA
In our opening episode of the Global Business of Data Festival, we will explore Krishna’s success in approaching Zoetis’s employee training in a holistic manner. Combining Data, Digital and info security literacy all under the banner of Digital Fluency, he’ll be telling us how his approach to bitesize formats has changed the engagement game!
 
Krishna Cheriath, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Head of Digital, Zoetis Inc
9.20

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Feature Interview | New York, USA

We will be joined in our New York studio with one of our Global Business of Data Festival Partners.

9.40

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Panel Discussion | Successful Business Collaboration & Partnership | London, UK
Data & Analytics has yet to realize its maximum potential, in many organisations. One of the most important elements of D&A success is fostering meaningful partnerships and collaborations with the business to ensure strategic success. Hear how our guests have gained, maintained and continue to expand thriving relationships with the wider business, and the lessons they have learnt on the way.
 
Mike Leverington, Director of Data Experimentation, ITV
Lynn Pope, Head of Data and Analytics, Wesleyan
Dinesh Krishnan, Global Head of Information and Digital Technology, British American Tobacco
Harleen Thethy, Head of Analytics, BBC Global News
10.15

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Fireside Chat | Strategic Alignment both Internally and Externally | London, UK

When it comes to strategy, one size very rarely fits all. Data & Analytic collaboration and communication are vital to business success, but how do we achieve this? We are joined by two thought leaders from very different sectors to learn how they customize their data strategies to their internal and external business units for success.

Roger Halliday, Chief Statistician, The Scottish Government

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

10.45

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Boomerang Interview | London UK

In our exciting new dynamic format, you’ll hear from one of our festival partners as they add their insights onto the challenges of putting effective, safe, and clear business value-add models into production!

10.50

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Panel Discussion | Meeting Customer Data Expectations | New York, USA

Customer data expectations are continuously changing and evolving. From how much your business knows about them, to how their information is stored; today’s customer is far more data-savvy than ever before. How D&A leaders navigate these ever-changing negotiations can impact a customer’s trust in a brand forever. Join us to hear how some of the world’s biggest brands are ensuring their customer's voices and expectations are listened to and met at every turn.

Ravi Parmeswar, VP, Head of Global Strategic Insights and Analytics, Johnson & Johnson

Richa Sachdev, Head of Machine Learning Engineering, Vanguard

Sahil Singh, SeniorDataAnalyst, Fox Corporation

Deepak Jose, Head of Business Strategy and Advanced Analytics, Mars

 

 

11.25

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Interview | Demystifying Data Mesh | Global Studio

Data Mesh is fast becoming the buzzword of the year. Many data leaders want to talk about it, very few can report on how they’re utilizing it. Join us as we explore what data mesh really means, and where it is going to add value to the business.

Miguel Sanchez, Chief Data Officer, Principal (Chile)

11.45

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Fireside Chat | Feature Insight | Global Studio

We will be joined in our Global studio with one of our Global Business of Data Festival Partners and their guest!

12.15

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Regional Episode

A regional insight interview specifically for our regional interviews, featuring one of our global Business of Data Festival Partners.

USA
Europe 
MEA
APAC

12.35

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Lunch Digital Networking
13.15

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Interview | Navigating the Strategic Implications of Regulation | London, UK

Join us as we explore the challenge of keeping up with the ever-changing laws and regulations that will directly impact data & business strategies. This episode will pay particular attention towards the regulation of the digital marketplace.

Neil Taylor, VP, Data Strategy, Mastercard

13.35

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Panel Discussion | Safe Data Collaboration | New York, USA

Each business function will want a piece of the data pie, but how do you remain compliant and safe, without undermining the business's data integrity? Hear how our senior guests have been breaking down internal silos whilst achieving business buy-in to their data strategy ensuring safe data collaboration!

JoAnn Stonier, Chief Data Officer, Mastercard

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

Allison Sagraves, Senior Vice President, M&T Bank

Shree Chathanoor Seshan, Global Head of Data Strategy, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Luiz Gondim, Chief Technology Officer, Z-tech Anheuser-Busch Inbev

14.10

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Boomerang Interview | New York, USA

In our exciting new dynamic format, you’ll hear from one of our festival partners as they add their insights towards the complex challenge of collaborating safely with other business units.

14.15

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Interview | KPI Driven Analytics | London UK

Experimentation analytics requires relentless risk-taking for it to be a success; it also requires a culture that can support it. Joining us in our London studio is a guest who is comfortable with being uncomfortable, and prepared to take the analytical risks to reap the business KPI rewards.

Mike Leverington, Director of Data Experimentation, ITV

14.35

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Fireside Chat | Data Science Today | London, UK

Data Science has evolved and matured at a pace that is unmatched. Joining us in our London Studio are two DataScience Leaders who have a vast wealth of experience to share about where Data Science is today, and where it could possibly be heading in the near future.

Harvinder Atwal, Chief Data Science Officer, MoneySuperMarket Group

Simon Jones, Head of Data Science and Advanced Analytics, Saga plc

15:05

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Interview| Problem-Based Data & Analytics | New York, USA

An increasing trend many senior data & analytics leaders are witnessing is a move towards temporary solutions. “Hire more staff!” “Buy that solution package!” These alone will not solve the deep-rooted business problems. Joining us in our New York studio is a thought leader who is pioneering this cultural shift, whereby data & analytics is the problem solver of the business and can move beyond quick fixes and knee-jerk reactions.

Pradipta Saha, Executive Director, Global Supply Chain Business Insights & Analytics, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

15.25

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Rapid Insights from Data and Analytics Live Metro, UK

Join us as we hear from five British-based thought leaders in our rapid insight episode!

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Zachery Anderson, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, NatWest GroupSantiago Castro, Chief Data Officer, FBN Bank
Sid Shah, Global Head of Data Analytics & Insight, Conde Nast
Alwyn Thomas, Head of Data Strategy, Financial Times
Rachel Magnay, EMEA Marketing Director, Analytics & Insight, Invesco
Ed Child, Global Head Consumer Data & Digital Analytics, Costa Coffee
Di Mayze, Global Head of Data & AI, WPP

15.30

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Panel Discussion | Global Insights, State of Data & Analytics 2021 | Global Studio

We will be joined in our Global Studio by thought leaders from across the world to learn how global enterprises are delivering data-driven transformations and meeting new challenges in the era of industry 4.0

Gladwin Mendez, Data and Technology Operations Officer, Fisher Funds (New Zealand)

Hartnell Ndungi, Chief Data Officer, Absa Bank (Kenya)

Rafaela Salzer, Head of Customer Care and Experience Analytics, Temple and Webster (Australia)

Vivian Taylor, Group Head of Data Management, Hollard Insurance (South Africa)

16:05

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Regional Episode

A regional insight interview specifically for our regional interviews, featuring one of our global Business of Data Festival Partners.

USA
Europe 
MEA
APAC

16:25

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Day One, Roundup & Recap | Global Studio

Join us as we round up day one’s brilliant content, as we prepare to dive into our second day featuring discussions about real time analytics, top D&A talent and cloud-native capabilities!

16:30

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End of Day One!
9.00

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Interview | DataOps Success | London, UK

DataOps has found its way into many organizations, but what does it look like when it’s really very successful? Join us for the first episode of our second day to learn what DataOps can look like when utilized, providing a future-proof stance for the business.

Harvinder Atwal, Chief Data Science Officer, MoneySuperMarket Group

9.20

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Feature Interview | London, UK

We will be joined in our London studio with one of our Global Business of Data Festival Partners.

9.40

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Interview | Business Success & Buy-In with Data Literacy | New York, USA

In most organizations there are varying levels of data literacy required, seldom rare does everyone need to be a data analyst. However, as the desire for more advanced capabilities is realized, the levels of literacy required has naturally increased. Joining us in our New York studio is a senior leader who has built a successful data academy, and has already seen clear results in their journey of AI transformation.

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

10.00

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Fireside Chat | New York, USA

We will be joined in our New York City studio with one of our Global Business of Data Festival Partners and their guest!

10.35

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Boomerang Interview | New York, USA

In our exciting new dynamic format, you’ll hear from one of our festival partners as they add their insight to the discussion.

10.40

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Panel Discussion | Business of Data Female Leading Executives, Lessons Learnt | Global Studio

Each month the Business of Data gathers a group of senior female data and analytics executives to discuss the hottest topics and trends. Within this Global Business of Data Festival special episode, our guests will talk us through their biggest data & analytics career lessons so far, and what you can learn from them!

JoAnn Stonier, Chief Data Officer, MasterCard (USA)

Maritza Curry, Head of Data, RCS Group (South Africa)

Harleen Thethy, Head of Analytics, BBC Global News (United Kingdom)

Sathya Bala, Head of Global Data Governance, Chanel (United Kingdom)

Nirali Patel, Director of Data and Analytics, Openreach (United Kingdom)

11.15

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Interview | Unintended Consequences | London, UK

We all want to be data-driven – but what about the unintended consequences of our data-driven actions? Join us for this episode as Daniel talks us through how he considers the unintended consequences of data & analytics at News UK.

Daniel Gilbert, Director of Data, News UK

11.35

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Rapid Insights from CDAO Fall, Boston

Join us as we hear from five North American thought leaders in our rapid insight episode!

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Ram Singh, Chief Analytics Officer, Performics

Dan Power, Managing Director, Data Governance, State Street

Wendy Zhang, Director, Data Governance & Data Strategy, Sallie Mae

11.45

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Fireside Chat | New York, USA

We will be joined in our New York City studio by one of our Global Business of Data Festival Partners and their guest!

12.15

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Regional Episode

A regional insight interview specifically for our regional audiences, featuring one of our global Business of Data Festival Partners.

USA
Europe 
MEA
APAC

12.35

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Lunch Digital Networking
13.00

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Panel Discussion | Tacking the Talent Pool | London, UK

The talent shortage in data and analytics is a challenge all data leaders are facing. Data professionals are restless; they’re looking for new exciting challenges in a work environment that suits their needs. How do you attract top talent and retain them? How can you navigate the new work/life expectations?

Roger Halliday, Chief Statistician, The Scottish Government

Simon Jones, Head of Data Science and Advanced Analytics, Saga plc

Diana Comsa, Head of Customer Data, Condé Nast

Sherene Jose, Group Head of Strategic Planning, LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)

Premal Desai, Head of Data & AI, The Gym Group

13.35

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Interview | AI’ification! Bringing AI to the Business | New York, USA

Bringing AI to the business requires a number of things: good quality data, leadership buy-in & trust, and the ability to quickly evaluate and respond to the solutions presented. Join us for this interview episode where we’ll dive deep into Nimit’s experience with deploying AI into their business.

Nimit Jain, Head of Data Science, ACOE, Novartis

13.50

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Interview | Data Liquidity | Global Studio

In recent research, it’s suggested that data liquidity is the key to unlocking the value in data, but how much of that is true? Join us as we delve into what data liquidity is, and how the concept could be useful to our organizations.

Guy Taylor, Director of Data Science & Analytics, Booking.com (Netherlands)

14.10

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Interview | Cloud feature stores, use them or build your own? | London, UK

Many Cloud providers have machine learning workbenches and feature stores within them – many leaders are now left with the question, should they just use those, or build their own? What are the costs associated? Where are the benefits going to be realized of using one over the other? Join us as we dive-deep into these complex questions.

Ange Johnson De Wet, Head of Cloud and Technology Change Risk, Lloyds Banking Group

14.30

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Boomerang Interview| London UK
In our exciting new dynamic format, you’ll hear from one of our festival partners as they add their insight towards the pros and cons of cloud-native ML workbenches and feature stores.
14.35

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Fireside Chat | London, UK

We will be joined in our London-based studio by one of our Global Business of Data Festival Partners and their guest!

15:05

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Panel Discussion | Global Insights, Extracting Data Value| Global Studio

“Data should be on the balance sheet!” “Data is an asset!” We’ve all heard these cries– but how do we actually move past these outbursts into practically extracting value from our data? Moving beyond the buzzwords, our global panel of senior data and analytics guests will explore the real-world implications of extracting the value from their data, and what it takes to do so successfully.

Miguel Jesus, Chief Data Officer, NARTA (Australia)


Thierry Grima, Group Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Engie (France)


Maritza Curry, Head of Data, RCS Group (South Africa)


Paul Morley, Executive, Group Data Services, Nedbank (South Africa)


Guy Taylor, Interim Director of Experimentation, Booking.com (Netherlands)

15.40

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Regional Episode

A regional insight interview specifically for our regional audiences, featuring one of our global Business of Data Festival Partners.

USA
Europe 
MEA
APAC

16:00

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Day Two, Roundup & Recap | Global Studio

Join us as we round up day two’s brilliant content where we draw on the key themes that have surfaced and call to actions for you to bring back to your work desk!

16:10

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End of the Global Business of Data Festival

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