Guest : Prosenjit Sengupta
Title : Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer, Thermax Limited
Multi-layered bureaucratic organizations with centralized decision making and endless meeting schedules are a recipe for disaster. How can you creatively unstructure your organization to foster fluid ideation, rapid decisions, and sustained relevance for the future?
Guest : Siddharth Dhar
Title : Executive Vice President & Global Head - Infrastructure Management Services, Hexaware
Organizations are increasingly adopting modern application delivery models to support accelerated time to market, but it has tipped over the traditional IT operations execution methods. Today, IT infrastructure must be provisioned almost instantaneously with minimal downtime to keep pace with continuous code depl...
Guest : Don Cox
Title : Chief Information Security Officer, MEDNAX
With our world disrupted by COVID, how are you preparing for major cyber events that could most likely follow? What level of crisis preparedness, escalation processes, and communication strategies would allow your organization to handle major cyber events effectively?
Guest 1 : Jonathan Piersol
Title : Associate Vice President & CIO, Howard University
Guest 2 : Jack Suess
Title : VP of IT and CIO, University of Maryland Baltimore County
With falling enrollments, increasing student debts, declining state funding, lowering world ranking, and dwindling degree completion rates, the higher education sector in the United States of America is facing grave challenges. What can technology-enabled inn...
Guest 1 : Tarek Tomes
Title : Commissioner and Chief Information Officer, State of Minnesota
Guest 2 : Maurice Ferrell
Title : Assistant Dean & CIO, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill- School of Government
Most leaders take pride in their problem-solving abilities. But, how do you pick the right problems, choose the right people, provide them with the right resources, and get out of the way to prevent leakage in time, ...
Guest : Klara Jelinkova
Title : Vice President for International Operations and IT and Chief Information Officer, Rice University
Businesses are becoming increasingly amenable to remote work arrangement to attract and retain quality talent and to maintain continuity of operations during crises. Most employees are working from home, in isolation, trying to develop a new rhythm, work habits, and be part of a team that learns, innovat...
Guest : Scott Blandford
Title : Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, TIAA
COVID-19, a healthcare crisis, has already spawned a financial crisis. Enterprises are slashing costs, halting hiring of new talent, and stalling projects. While AI and ML initiatives have attracted a lot of investment lately, the related ROI may take time to realize. Given the uncertainty, how should organizations be investing in AI and ML moving...
Guest : Jeff Cann
Title : Chief Strategist and CIO, Encore Electric
COVID-19, as well as socio-political upheavals, have disrupted security and reduced the sense of safety globally. To restore trust among customers and employees, how are organizations recalibrating standards and approach to safety and security as part of business reopening?
Guest : Chinmoy Banerjee
Title : Executive Vice President & Global Head - Business Process Services, Hexaware
Many business process outsourcing (BPO) companies and enterprises have explored automation for their operations, but in silos, automating only a few tasks or processes at a time. There are complex challenges that hold them back from bringing together human and digital workforce (bots with brains) to run smarter operatio...
Guest : Srinivasan Panchapakesan
Title : Executive Vice President, Hexaware
With rampant digitization and business dynamics changing constantly, it’s often your applications and systems that determine your capability to adapt, grow, and stay competitive. While we are dabbling in multichannel and multitouch new age experiences, many enterprises still heavily depend on legacy applications. Modernizing such legacy applications has bee...
Guest 1: Tony Mohanty
Title: SVP and Global Head, Digital Assurance, Hexaware
Guest 2: Nagendra BS
Title: Vice President, Digital Assurance – Practice & Solutions, Hexaware
The increase in the pace of change caused by digitization is driving organizations to move faster than competitors and exceed customer expectations by offering frequent updates to their product and service enabled by technology. In some cases, as quickly as ...
Guest : Pravin Tiwari
Title : Vice President, FPT Software
The healthcare industry, including Pharma, MedTech, and Providers, have been trying to improve the current state of patient care journey by using technology. However, doing so in siloes and not using innovations in an integrated fashion is holding us back. Starting from when a patient gets admitted to the hospital, gets the diagnosis done, receives treatment, and recovers, ...
Guest : David Baker
Title : Chief Information Officer, Pacific Dental Services
As companies are working on reopening and resuming operations post Covid-19, how they support their people can make all the difference. Employees are anxious over their job security and about their employer’s future. They may have constraints as a single parent or a person with disabilities, or as a caretaker of the elderly. They may need to learn new sk...
Guest : Sam Segran
Title : CIO, Texas Tech University
Leading meant influence, but can you? It meant taking the plunge first to tackle the change, but how? It was about helping to envision the future, but are you equipped? As organizational and social constructs, and even the fundamentals of what keeps life humming, is disrupted, how should we rethink leadership? What leadership styles, approaches, and philosophies would be useful ...
Guest : Rajeev Ravindran
Title : Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Ryder System
With COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are dealing with a two-fold challenge, including a significant decline in sales performance and inability to resume or scale production. It has been a wake-up call for organizations who focused earlier on daily operations at the expense of building a digital-enabled resilient business. With workforce...
Guest : Talvis Love
Title : Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer - Pharmaceutical Segment, Cardinal Health, Inc.
Today’s rapidly changing business landscape is driving many organizations to re-calibrate their customer acquisition and retention strategy and establish a real and robust business continuity plan. They need strong leadership, an infrastructure that is scalable with redundant connectivity to access data,...
Guest : Vaidya JR
Title : SVP and Global Head, BI, Big Data, and Analytics, Hexaware
We are living now in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world. And, to sustain and succeed as a business in this environment, a winning data and analytics strategy is key. With the enterprises becoming data companies globally, there is a clear shift in the analytics paradigms today. We want to infuse AI across the value chain, but...
Guest 1 : Gyan Pandey
Title : Global and Group CIO, Aurobindo Pharma Limited
The focus in healthcare shifted from volume-based to value-based treatment, forcing the pharma companies to think the path ahead for sustained growth and profitability while maximizing patient outcomes. General health and wellness apps for patient education, side effect management, and medication compliance are ineffective and don’t lead to improved outcom...
Guest : Alma R.Cole
Title : Chief Information Security Officer, US Customs and Border Protection
IoT devices enabled by analytics and AI, sensing, reactions, and adjustments no longer need human attention, intervention, or awareness. And, with companies deploying many tens of thousands of such devices and endpoints, the attack surface is growing exponentially. What should enterprise security leadership do to proactive plan and mana...
Guest 1 : Suzette Kent
Title : Federal Chief Information Officer, US Office of Management and Budget
Guest 2 : Dorothy Aronson
Title : Chief Information Officer, National Science Foundation
Within the private sector, AI has proven to have many benefits and been used to gain a competitive advantage. But how is it being applied within the public sector, what are the top benefits realized? Has it made an impact on how the government h...