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Thursday, February 12
 

9:20am

Session VII A1: Theme: Our Digital Future
The incredible pace of change is pushing every company to become a digital company. What does this mean for our digital future? Join Padmasree Warrior, Cisco's Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, to ask questions and hear how digital infrastructure is crucial to realizing the potential of the Internet of Everything.

Moderators
avatar for Bharat Desai

Bharat Desai

Chairman and Co-Founder, Syntel
Bharat Desai is Chairman and co-founder of Syntel (NASDAQ: SYNT, www.syntelinc.com), a leading global provider of integrated Information Technology and Knowledge Process services to global 2000 companies. Syntel employs over 24,000 people globally with a market capitalization of... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Padmasree Warrior

Padmasree Warrior

Chief Technology & Strategy Officer (CTSO), Cisco
Padmasree is charged with aligning technology development and corporate strategy to enable Cisco to anticipate, shape, and lead major market transitions. In her previous role, Warrior served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and also co-led Cisco’s worldwide engineering organization... Read More →


Thursday February 12, 2015 9:20am - 9:50am
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

9:50am

Session VII A2: Innovation at Scale
Our world is full of challenges that affect the lives of billions of people. Solving them calls for creating new industries, business models and product categories. Most importantly, it requires a new approach to innovation. In his talk, Mo will discuss Google [X]'s approach to "Moon Shots" and how this should become part of every organization's strategy.

Moderators
avatar for Bharat Desai

Bharat Desai

Chairman and Co-Founder, Syntel
Bharat Desai is Chairman and co-founder of Syntel (NASDAQ: SYNT, www.syntelinc.com), a leading global provider of integrated Information Technology and Knowledge Process services to global 2000 companies. Syntel employs over 24,000 people globally with a market capitalization of... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mohammad Gawdat

Mohammad Gawdat

Vice President - Business Innovation, GoogleX
Mo is the Vice President of Business Innovation at Google (X). In his role he focuses on building business and partnership models to enable Google [X]’s innovation to meet the world. [X] has been instrumental over the last few years in terms of building visionary technologies to... Read More →


Thursday February 12, 2015 9:50am - 10:20am
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

3:35pm

Session XII A1: The CIO’s Journey
Digital disruption, what and how to prepare for it, Change management and a comparison with science (nature, How to create a more agile organization

Speakers
avatar for Rudy Peeters

Rudy Peeters

CIO, KBC Group
Rudy Peeters is an experienced general manager and appreciated keynote speaker. He is an example of the T-functions Peter Hinssen promotes since he started in IT, was IT manager of the year (Large Organisation) in 1997 with his first internet banking solution in Europe, became general... Read More →


Thursday February 12, 2015 3:35pm - 3:55pm
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

3:55pm

Session XII A2: Retail 2020
Speakers
avatar for Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara

CIO, TESCO
Mike McNamara is Chief Information Officer and member of Executive Committee for Tesco. Mike has been with Tesco for thirteen years having previously worked at Accenture and British Telecom. He was on the board of Tesco.com from its inception in 1999 through to 2006 during which time... Read More →


Thursday February 12, 2015 3:55pm - 4:15pm
Grand Ballroom, I, II, III

4:15pm

Session XII A3: Is your IT team fit for the Digital Transformation?
Digital Transformation will have an impact on virtually any company in small or large scale. Basically any business model will at least evolve or eventually change more dramatically. This implies the proper IT support from within our outside and puts an enormous stress on your IT organization. How did Daimler’s IT evolve to cope with the increasing requirements in the last years and what is on the radar for the future will be presented in this speech.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Michael Gorriz

Dr. Michael Gorriz

Chief Information Officer, Daimler AG
Dr. Michael Gorriz was born on October 03, 1959 in Neunkirchen1978, Ferderal Sate Saarland, Germany. From 1978 to 1985 he completed his master in physics and PHD high energy laser systems. Dr. Michael Gorriz began his career at the German aerospace company Messerschmitt Boumllkow-Blohm... Read More →


Thursday February 12, 2015 4:15pm - 4:35pm
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

4:35pm

Session XIII A: How Analytics Is Transforming Competitive Strategy
The session will provide an overview of the megatrends in analytics, and discuss the implications for competitive strategy. Dr. Kislaya will provide illustrative examples of how analytics has shaped the strategic landscape for different types of firms, and what the key features of the analytics ecosystem are. Finally, speaking to the themes of the conference, Dr. Kislaya will share his conclusion that "disruption," "the implications of big data for IT companies (from both a human resource and infrastructure viewpoint)," and the "enabling environment/digital infrastructure" are all important parts of the story, and that he sees them as having an important part in the overall narrative.

Moderators
avatar for Saurabh Srivastava

Saurabh Srivastava

Chairman, Steria India
Mr. Saurabh Srivastava chairs the Indian operations of CA Technologies Inc. He founded and chaired IIS Infotech which was listed, post merger, as Xansa on the London stock exchange, till it was acquired by Steria. He has since founded/invested in over 50 start-up ventures. He serves/has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Kislaya Prasad

Dr. Kislaya Prasad

Research Professor, Robert H. Smith School of Business University of Maryland
Dr. Prasad is a Research Professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. He received his Ph.D. in Economics and M.S. in Computer Science from Syracuse University. Previous positions include Professor of Economics at Florida State University and Research... Read More →


Thursday February 12, 2015 4:35pm - 5:05pm
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

5:50pm

Session XV A: How I did it!
Speakers
avatar for Chetan Maini

Chetan Maini

Founder REVA car
Motivated by a desire to combat climate change, Chetan co-founded the REVA Electric Car Company, India's first electric car manufacturer, in 1994. Reva launched its first model, the Reva-i, in India in 2001 and in London in 2004. Mahindra Reva has sold over 4,500 cars in 24 countries... Read More →


Thursday February 12, 2015 5:50pm - 6:20pm
Grand Ballroom I, II, III
 
Friday, February 13
 

2:00pm

Session XX A: Location is (Still) Everything: How the real and virtual world collide
Speakers
avatar for Prof. David Bell

Prof. David Bell

Marketing Professor, University of Pennsylvania- Wharton School
Even in today interconnected, digital world, location means everything. David R. Bell, an authority on consumer behavior and e-commerce, explains why. A graduate of Stanford University and marketing professor at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, David is an award-winning... Read More →


Friday February 13, 2015 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Grand Ballroom, I, II, III