Welcome to the 2020 CXO Tech Summit & Awards.

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In today’s business environment; technology, customer expectations, workforce issues and economic factors are witnessing tectonic shifts. To tide this existential challenge, business leaders are deploying adaptive behavior and technology across enterprise.continually evolving. To thrive in this environment, successful businesses are deploying adaptive behavior and technology across their enterprise.


Join us at #CXOTechSummit to:

  • Learn how to adapt to change being driven by technologies with confidence and purpose
  • Learn technology-driven business innovations* from industry leaders and peers
  • Imbibe expert insights & best practices on BFSI Tech, Healthcare Tech and Edu Tech
  • Celebrate 100 winners of Innovation Awards and Hall of Fame inductees
  • Be a part of progressive conversation on unlocking our roles in the next wave of digitalization...
  • Point of Discussion

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    Basics to Bottomline Basics to Bottomline
    • Managing data protection while ensuring effective data governance
    Transaction to Transformation Transaction to Transformation
    • Risks associated with BYOD, DIY, and the mandatory WFH
    Insourcing to Innovation Insourcing to Innovation
    • Digital Transformation Success
    Sourcing to Strategy Sourcing to Strategy
    • Bridging the IT Skills Gap
    Basics to Bottomline Basics to Bottomline
    • Aligning Culture with Strategy
    Transaction to Transformation Transaction to Transformation
    • Preparing for Emerging Technologies


    Event Timeline and Speakers

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    Time Session Speaker
    02:00 – 02:30 PM Welcome Note | CXO Tech Summit & Awards

    Opening Note : Unlocking the Business Value with Digital Technologies


    • How to turn short-term challenges into long-term opportunities?
    • New and efficient way of working
    • Retrofitting by design
    • Reimagining the impossible
    • Embracing the new normal

    Anuj Singhal: Founder & MD, Techplus Media

    Niranjan Hiranandani: Chairman- Yotta & Co-founder- Hiranandani Group

    Sudhir Nayar: Managing Director - Commercial Sales, Cisco India & SAARC

    02:30 – 03:30 PM

    Panel Discussion P1:
    Business Strategies to Win & Retain Customers during & Post COVID-19

    • Changing Business Strategies: Innovative strategies taken by the organizations to offset the Covid-19 impact and win customers.
    • Crisis Management: Proactive plan for CXOs to adjust and adapt how they lead their teams, speak to their customers and manage their brands.
    • What Really Matters: An insight on how few organizations fared better than their peers owing to their out-of-the-box strategies? What are the steps they took to cushion their profitability? How they leveraged technology to be a savior?

    Panelists :
    Charulata Ravi Kumar - MD, Accenture Chulanga Perera Chief Informaton Officer, Daimler
    Swamy Sriperumbudur: COO/CIO - Infomerica
    Kanishk Gaur: Director, Advisory Services, Africa, India & Middle East, EY

    Panel Discussion P2:
    Unlocking Powerful Data to Personalize Care

    The explosion in health data, revolutionary sensors, 5G and artificial intelligence redefines “traditional health” as the next decade’s “wellness.” This provocative discussion with industry trailblazers—hear how data and algorithms drive lasting impact and improved outcomes.

    Panelists :
    Arvind Sivaramakrishnan - CIO, Apollo Hospitals
    Prof Supten SarbadhikariFounding Member HL7FHIR Foundation, Expert, WHO
    Joy Chakraborty - Chief Operating Officer, Hinduja Hospital
    Jeyaseelan Jeyaraj: Senior Director, Health Sciences, Asia Pacific, Oracle Corporation | President HIMSS India
    Moderator - Partha Dey, Founder Director, U4RAD Technologies

    Panel Discussion P3:
    How To Secure WFH Without Compromising Remote Access

    Satish Tikhe: Solution Architect, Citrix Systems India

    03:30 – 03:45 PM Technology Session T1 : Shuja Mirza: Director Pre-sales Veeam Software
    CISO Talk:

    Decoding Cyber security in Covid 19

    Unique Kumar: CISO, CK Birla Group

    Technology session :
    How to Make Digital Work
    - Lessons from Covid-19
    • Embrace fast moving technology trends, or risk losing out to competitors
    • Re-assess the organisation’s digital priorities to support new business model
    • Adopt new working practices to boost the new digital transformation strategy
    • Security first - keep essential organizations safe

    Jagdish Belwal: Former CIO, Tata Motors & Himanshu Sharma: CIO, Dalmia Bharat

    03:45 – 04:15 PM Fireside chat F1:
    Industry 4.0 – Future of Industrial IoT
    • How industrial automation leverages IoT
    • IoT evolution addressing the smart City challenges
    • IT and OT integration
    Amrita Chowdhury: Director, GAIA Smart Cities

    Fireside Chat F2:
    How Digital Advisory Brings Value to Digital Transformation Initiatives?

    Rupinder Goel:
    Advisor, Smart Head Consulting

    Fire Side Chat F3:
    Embracing the OTT revolution

    Dr.Sayed Peerzade Group CIO - Relaince Entertainment

    04:15 – 04:30 PM Technology Session T1: Sushim Mukherjee: DSPS Lead - Enterprise Dell Technologies
    Technology Session T2:
    Navigating the new normal and how are business leaders propelling transformation in turbulent times
    Virender Aggarwal: CEO, Ramco Systems
    Fireside Chat:

    • Business transformation during Covid times
    Tran Viet Hoan: Global CIO from Vietnam
    04:30 – 05:15 PM

    Panel Discussion P1:
    Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Cloud to accelerate Digital Business Transformation Journey
    • Key business considerations and trigger points to implement multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud.
    • How to manage cloud burst and cloud sprawl in a multi-cloud environment effectively and efficiently to support the digital businesses?
    • What are the major multi-cloud management platforms available today, and what parameters to be considered to select the best platform?

    Dr.Mukesh Mehta: CTO-CISO, Batlivala & Karani Securities
    Jayanta Bhowmik: Group CIO, Keshoram Industries Ltd
    Kapil Mahajan :Group, CIO, Safexpress
    Prasenjit Mukherjee: CIO, Team computers
    Moderator - V. Srinivasa Rao (VSR) Chairman & MD, BT&BT

    Panel Discussion P2:
    SaaS Democratization – How to Address Risk and Security in SaaS?
    SaaS Governance and Policies: Policies and processes to use SaaS more responsibly
    • SaaS Agreement Maze: Contractual clauses to comply with internal policy and external regulations
    • Data Protection: Key contract clauses and provisions to protect your data and minimize risk
    • SaaS Model: What works, and what doesn't?

    Ashish Khanna: CISO, The Oberoi Group
    Ambarish Singh: Infosec Leader, Flipkart
    Dominic Vijay Kumar: DVP & Head -IT, Art Housing Finance
    Mansi Thapar Jacquar: IT Leader, Head - Information Security at Jaquar Group
    Moderator - Kanishk Gaur : Director - Technology Consulting, Ernst & Young LLP

    Panel Discussion P3:
    The new software priorities of 2020 for CIOs and their expectations from SaaS Companies
    • Risk management
    • Customer engagement and experience
    • Multichannel platforms
    • Work-from-home and employee experience

    Dr. Sunil Kr Pandey: Professor & Director (IT) – ITS
    Prasanna Lohar: Head Digital , Innovation, DCB Bank
    Pooja Chatrath: CIO, Cryoviva Biotech
    Moderator - Feroz Khan Partner & Head Digital Advisory, KPMG India

    05:15 – 05:25 PM BREAK for Experience Zone | Group Chat | Personal Chats
    05:25 PM onwards Awards: CXO Innovations Awards & CXO Hall of Fame + Closing and Vote of Thanks (End of Day 1)

    Time Opening Note Speaker
    02:00 – 02:20 PM Welcome Note of Day 2 Anuj Singhal: Founder & MD, Techplus Media
    Atul k Nishar: Founder & Chairman , Hexaware Technologies
    02:20 - 2:30 PM Keynote:
    Tech Opportunity by 2025
    • VUCA world: Technology Opportunities by 2025
    • How to survive in the increasing VUCA world?
    • Demystifying digital transformation and data science
    • Fusion of Blockchain, Data Science, Mixed Reality, IoT to build next generation businesses

    Anand Sharma: Executive Director, Techplus Media
    02:30 – 03:00 PM Technology Session T1:
    How is AI Changing the Way we Work
    • Hyperpersonalization: AI-driven business apps
    • Predictive analytics: redefining leadership
    • AI-driven marketing and sales cycle
    • Human resources and AI
    • Customer experience at the next level
    Kapil Mehrotra: Group CTO, National Collateral Management Limited
    Fire Side Chat F2:
    Building Business Resiliency
    • Digital solutions for sustainability, efficiency and resiliency
    • Digital transformation enabled by new-age technologies
    • Reimagining business models to meet consumer demand post Covid-19
    Pravin Savant: Group CIO, MullenLowe Group.
    Fire Side Chat F3:
    The Winning Formula: Technology-driven or People-led

    • Achieved the state of disruption: What’s next
    • Key strategies beyond 2020
    • Sustainable business models in sharing economy
    • IT roadmap to drive operational excellence

    Nandkishor Dhomne: VP-IT & CIO - Manipal Health Enterprises, Manipal Group.
    03:00 – 03:15 PM Fire Side Chat:
    Operating model of Daimler and how does technology drive business
    Chulanga Perera: Chief Information Officer, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles
    CXO Masterclass:
    Cybersecurity and Business Risks
    • The session will cover the changes in business risks associated with the changes occurring every day in the cyber world
    • Changing Scenario of Corporate Cybercrimes
    • Everyday Risk Tangents
    • Risk Identification
    • Systems to Identify Risks in Real-Time
    • Data-Driven Cyber Risk Insurance
    • The Link Between Rapid Technology Change and Cyber Risk
    Sandeep Sengupta: Director, ISOAH Data Securities
    03:15 – 04:00 PM Panel Discussion - P1 Health :
    Telehealth in the new normal Direct-to-consumer telemedicine and how it can transform the healthcare system.

    • The Innovation Engine: Modern tools and systems in support of care delivery.
    • Accelerated Innovations: Potential for health informatics to improve the quality and efficiency of care.
    • Data-driven Decisions: Current and future approach to health data and interoperability standards.
    • Consumerization: Technologies and analytics to understand, monitor, and support patient behavior at home.
    Bharat Gera: Project Lead, Telemedicine Registry
    Girish Kulkarni: Chairperson -CHIME India Board of Trustees
    Dr. Vivek Sahi: Healthcare Digital Transformation, Board Member- HIMSS India
    Girish Koppar: GM-IT, Wockhardt Hospital
    Panel Discussion- P2 BFSI :
    COVID19 and After: Evolution of Fintech in Challenging Times

    • Out-of-the-Bank: Evolving banking models, underlying architectures and interoperability standards
    • Fintech Innovation: Revenue models to complement behavioral/predictive banking
    • Data Monetization: Competitive edge through data analytics and AI-assisted decision-making
    • Design Thinking: Newer genes of APIs, customization and cloud services
    Shafique R Ibrahim: Group IT Head - Payment, Fintech, Digital Transformation, Leadership, Cross Border Remittance, AI Fardan Group
    Prasanna Lohar: Head Digital | Innovation, DCB Bank
    Subhojit Roy: Sr VP & CIO, SBI Mutual Fund
    Ashwin Khorana: CIO, Jana Small Finance Bank
    Kanishk Gaur: Director, Advisory Services, Africa, India & Middle East, EY
    Moderated by Rajneesh De: Consulting Editor, TechPlus Media
    Panel Discussion P3:
    The Future Of Networking Smarter Networks For Smarter Students
    Ashish Srivastava : Vertical Sales head - Education HPE
    G Mahesh Kumar: System Engineering HPE Aruba
    Atul Nishar: Founder Azent Overseas Education Ltd
    04:00 – 04:15 PM BREAK
    04:15 – 04:30 PM Fireside Chat F1 (Health):
    Putting Patients First – High Tech Healthcare
    • How NDHM transforms current healthcare scenario?
    • Data security and patient privacy
    • Telemedicine integration boon

    Dr Praveen Gedam: Additional CEO, National Health Authority
    Fireside Chat F2 (Fintech):
    Towards Future Ready Bank – Digital Transformation and Security
    • Embracing transformation in the new normal
    • Security posture of banking segment
    • How banks can leverage digital technologies to tide over Covid-19 crisis
    • Banking in WFH scenario
    Ashwini Pandey: CISO, Oriental Bank of Commerce
    Fireside Chat F3:
    Staying ahead of the threat landscape
    • Human aspect of cyber security
    • Changes in threat landscape
    • Strategy for developing strong cyber security
    • Risk mitigation and threat detection
    Ayad Sleiman: Head of Information Security, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
    04:30 – 04:45 PM Technology Session T1 :

    Reinventing enterprises with AI and Blockchain

    Biswajit Mohapatra: Partner & Delivery Leader, Cloud Migration Factory, IBM India

    Reimagining Banking During and After COVID-19
    How AI helps BFSI in better decision

    Shafique R Ibrahim :
    Group IT Head Payment AI Fardan Exchange LLC
    Ravi Kashyap: Professor SP Jain School of Global management
    04:45 - 05:30 PM Panel Discussion P1 :
    The Postpandemic Planning Framework: Helping Enterprises Exit the Crisis

    • Strategy reset
    • Exits through the stages of the pandemic
    • How to lead the renewal phase?
    • How to build resilience for next disruption?

    Dr. J S Sodhi: Group CIO & Senior Vice President, Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (AMITY Group)

    Padma Parthasarathy: Senior VP & Global Head Consulting and Digital Services TECH Mahindra

    Sagar Sen:Vice President and Head - Business IT, Netmagic Solutions (An NTT Communications Company)

    Moderator - Gans Subramanian:
    Managing Director, B-TRNSFRMD

    Panel Discussion P2 :
    Experiential Marketing To ABM: Shifting Trends for B2B Marketers
    • Adapt to the new customer
    • Changing Role of Marketing - B2B / B2C aspect
    • Current ROI metrics in marketing
    • Best digital marketing channel and strategy
    • Hyper-local

    Alistair MacIntyre-Currie: - Vice President Marketing, APJ at Veeam Software
    Venugopal Ganganna: - CEO at Langoor Digital and CDO at Havas Group
    Rajesh Kumar: - CMO, Uipath
    Moderator : Meenu Bagla - LEAN Marketing Expert

    Panel Discussion P3 :
    How to leverage Inside Sales in helping businesses scale? Going Phy-gital could be the key!

    Rajesh Borde: –HPE India & SAARC IS head - Inside Sales
    Sambit Ganguly: – Cisco India & SAARC Head - Inside Sales
    Nisha Tijare: – Veeam India & SAARC Manager- Inside Sales
    Moderator - Anand Sharma : Executive Director, Techplus Media

    05:30 – 05:40 PM Launch of Virtual CXO - a platform to enable and extend high-end CXO services for SME segment Anand Sharma: Executive Director Techplus Media
    05:40 PM onwards Award ceremony CXO Preferred Awards + Closing Remarks and Vote of Thanks
    Time Session Speaker
    02:00 – 02:10 PM Welcome & Opening Anuj Singhal, Founder & MD, Techplus Media
    02:10 - 2:50 PM Keynote: Business in New Normal: Technology for the Workplace of Future
    02:50 – 03:10 PM Fireseide Chat: Fostering Worksplace Transformation with Agility and Innovation
    03:10 – 03:30 PM Technology Session: Business Unusual to Business as Usual - How Technology is Shaping the Enterprise Future?
    03:30 – 04:10 PM CXO Panel: Preparing for the Future: People-first, Technology-Driven Agenda 2021 Panelists:

    04:10 – 04:30 PM Technology Session: Global Backup/Recovery Priorities Shift
    04:30 – 05:20 PM EIS Masterclass: Commandments of Driving Digital Forward: How will CXOs Cope-up?
    05:20 - 05:40 PM Research Presentation 1: Innovation Redefined: Crisis & Beyond
    05:40 – 06:00 PM CXO Session: Digital Refresh: Lessons for the Future
    6:00 PM Onwards Closing and Vote of Thanks


    Our Prime Speakers

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    Niranjan Hiranandani

    Chairman- Yotta DC
    Co-founder- Hiranandani Group

    Atul k Nishar

    Founder & Chairman
    Hexaware Technologies

    Dr Praveen Gedam

    Additional CEO
    National Health Authority

    Shafique R Ibrahim

    Group IT Head Payment AI Fardan Exchange LLC

    Sudhir Nayar

    Managing Director - Commercial Sales
    Cisco India & SAARC

    Charulata Ravi Kumar

    MD, Accenture

    Chulanga Perera

    CIO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

    Dr. Sayed Peerzade

    Group CIO, Reliance Entertainment

    Ashwini Pandey


    Atul Govil

    CTO & Head (SAP &IT) - Corporate India Gyycols

    Vilas Pujari

    Chief Information Officer, ACG Worldwide

    Arvind Sivaramakrishnan

    Group CIO, Apollo Hospitals

    Nandkishor Dhomne

    VP-IT & CIO
    Manipal Health Enterprises, Manipal Group

    Padma Parthasarathy

    Senior VP & Global Head Consulting and Digital Services TECH Mahindra

    Sagar Sen

    Vice President and Head - Business IT, Netmagic Solutions (An NTT Communications Company)

    Biswajit Mohapatra

    Partner, Global Delivery Leader, CIO Advisory, Digital Modernization and Cloud Transformation, IBM

    Joydeep Dutta

    IT Strategy Consultant & Advisor, CIO/CTO on demand, Board/Commitee Member, Mentor, Investor

    Rajeev Seoni

    Director, Former CIO Digital Futurists Angels

    Amrita Chowdhury

    Enterpreneus, Business Strategist, Innovator, Author and Board Member

    Prof. Supten Sarbadhikari

    Ph.D, Epert member, Roster for digital Health, WHO

    Dr. Chandran R.

    CIO, Bahwan

    Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury

    CEO Sesovera, Chairman at Gaia, Business Leader, Author, Motivational Speaker

    Kapil Mahajan

    Group CIO

    Pravin Savant

    Group Chief Technology Officer, Mullen Lowe Group(P) Ltd.

    Pratap Gharge

    CEO 7 Cio Advisor, Digital/IT Strategist, Multisoft Consultants LLP

    Kanishk Gaur

    Director - Technology Consulting
    Ernst & Young LLP

    Dominic Vijay Kumar


    Mansi Thapar

    IT Leader, Head - Information Security
    Jaquar Group

    Ashish Khanna

    CISO, The Oberoi Group

    Unique Kumar

    Group CISO, CK Birla Group

    Tran Viet Hoan

    IT Veteran, Independent IT Thought leader, Global CIO from Vietnam

    Partha Dey

    Founder Director
    U4RAD Technologies

    Joy Chakraborty

    Chief Operating Officer
    Hinduja Hospital

    Jeyaseelan Jeyaraj

    Senior Director, Health Sciences, Asia Pacific, Oracle Corporation | President HIMSS India

    Swamy Sriperumbudur


    Dr. Hari Krishna Maram

    Digital Brand Ambassador & Chairman Vision Digital India

    V. Srinivasa Rao

    (VSR) Chairman & MD, BT&BT

    Sandeep Sengupta

    ISOAH Data Securities

    Ambarish Singh

    Infosec Leader

    Dr. J S Sodhi

    Group CIO & Senior Vice President, Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (AMITY Group)

    Prasanna Lohar

    Head Innovation, DCB Bank

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    The experience of an in-person event with the flexibility of location independence!

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    Why CXOtv Tech Summit & Awards 2020

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    Advances in digital transformation, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics offer the chance for CXOs to play the central role in driving business growth and value, the CXO needs to balance the risks and rewards of digital innovation . CXOtv Tech Summit & Awards 2020 gathers the most influential of these leaders to explore today’s biggest technological challenges, how to drive business value through digital innovation and transformation, discuss the challenges facing CXOs, and to learn best practices. Using case studies and expert viewpoint, delegates will gain insights into strategies they can use to drive business value and create competitive advantage.

    Attendee Profile

    The participants' profile includes the leaders of Indian ICT industry

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