S P Jain School of Global Management's IT Management Conclave is a unique platform for business leaders, ICT professionals, and academia to understand the key ICT trends and assess its impact on the industry sector, enterprises, and workforce. No sector or organisations, these days, is immune to the effect of digital transformation. How can business take advantage of the opportunity to innovate, differentiate, and grow? The panel members will engage in thought provoking and interactive discussions on some extremely industry relevant areas.
S P Jain School of Global Management is a top ranked Australian business with campuses in Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, and Sydney. We relentlessly strive to re-imaging business education and offer innovative course in dynamic, world-class cities. Our programs have been ranked by reputable publications like Forbes, The Economist, Financial Times, and many more.
The panel members will engage in thought provoking and interactive discussions on two industry relevant areas namely “Enabling Digital Transformation” and “Driving Business Advantage with Digital Transformation.”
Consisting of leaders from technology providers, service providers, and start-ups, this panel will provide insights on emerging technologies, products, and services that are shaping the digital transformation.
The panel members will share their views on the disruptive technologies that will accelerate digital transformation in the coming year and how these technologies are shaping transformation.
This panel will consist of CIOs, IT Managers, and SME leaders who will examine the challenges of businesses; that is “how fast” and “how far” to go, on the path to digital transformation. The panel members will share their insights on strategies that enable digital transformation in specific verticals, how to overcome implementation challenges, and the key issues to be addressed.
*Subject to changes
We are delighted to host a powerful panel drawn from the varied industries to address the conclave.
Digital Delivery, Managing Director Accenture Digital
With more than 17 years’ experience in Financial Services and Consulting, Iker leads the Digital Delivery Team in ASEAN within Accenture Digital business, the team delivering transformational capabilities in Digital Commerce, Content Management, Analytics, Mobility, Intelligent Devices, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things. He specializes in Digital Transformation, covering the strategy, design and implementation of Digital capabilities in a number of industries, with a deep experience in Financial Services.
Iker holds a Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering, he is currently based in Singapore where he has been living since 2010 and has experience working in Europe and Asia.
MAKING SENSE OF DIGITAL DISRUPTION
Digital transformation requires the reinvention of business practices to derive maximum value from digital technologies. These technologies could be cloud computing, mobile technology, big data analytics, social media and artificial intelligence. Today, concrete strategy is required to maximise the strength and mitigate the challenges digital transformation.
Given the constantly evolving nature of technology, digital transformation is set as a long-term investment and initiative. S P Jain School of Global Management commenced an industry survey in four (4) cities - Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney, to understand the factors that enable digital transformation and challenges/issues that organisations could potential face in 2017.
Join Dr Karippur Nanda Kumar as he shares the combined survey findings in areas of General Industry Outlook for 2017, Organisational Readiness, Barriers Related to Digital Transformation and Implications to Enterprises and Business Schools.
DR KARIPPUR NANDA KUMAR
Associate Professor & Area Head of Information Technology, S P Jain School of Global Management
Dr Kumar has over 30 years of experience as a leader and scholar-practitioner in diverse areas such as Policy & Strategy development, Consultancy, Industry and innovation ecosystem development, Programme Management and Training. He was involved in developing several National ICT Master plans over two decades in Singapore and rolled out a number national collaborative initiatives successfully for ICT Talent development in partnership with leading industry players, associations and Institutes of Higher Learning. Dr Kumar is a senior member of Singapore Computer Society and actively involved in applied research in areas such as ICT Policies, Innovation, Digital Transformation and ICT Talent Management.
ANDREW MILROY (Moderator)
Frost & Sullivan / Asia Pacific Senior Vice President / Information & Communication Technologies
Andrew Milroy leads Frost & Sullivan’s APAC ICT practice and is based in Singapore.
Andrew has spent more than 20 years in the ICT industry, and has lived and worked in the United States, Europe, and Australia. He has held senior management roles at IDC and co-founded, NelsonHall, a successful outsourcing advisory firm, in the United States.
Since joining Frost & Sullivan in 2006, Andrew has led numerous projects with multinational companies and government agencies across the Asia Pacific region. He has become one of the region’s most sought after public speakers and thought leaders.
Andrew has been quoted widely in the press including The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and Business Week. He has also appeared on broadcast media globally including CNN, BBC, Sky, Bloomberg, Channel News Asia and CNBC.
Chief Executive Officer, Peoplewave
Damien is a digital disrupter and change agent with over 20 years’ experience in marketing and digital transformation. He is highly awarded, being honored with “Global Top 50 Digital Marketing Leaders 2016”, “Financial Services Marketer of the Year 2016”, “Digital Marketer of the Year 2016”, "Most Influential CMO 2015" to name a few.
Damien is currently CEO of Peoplewave, a start-up revolutionizing people management and HR. Before entrepreneurship, he was Global Head of Digital Marketing at Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to this he was Chief Marketing Officer at Philips APAC, leading brand positioning, communications & digital marketing. Damien has also worked at major global brands such as Samsung, Dell, Ogilvy & Mather, Citibank, Coca-Cola, NRMA and McKinsey & Company.
Business Head - ASEAN, Cognizant
Malcolm has 28 years’ experience in the IT, Business process and Telecommunications industry covering sales, sales leadership and general management roles. Originally covering Europe, Malcolm covered the US and for the last 19 years has been covering Asia-Pacific based in Asia living in Singapore, Malaysia and China. Having worked in senior executive roles driving significant transformations in go-to-market and organisations with the likes of CSC, HP and IBM, Malcolm now manages Cognizant South-East Asia where he is driving the move to Digital and the continued growth of the organization.
Founder & CEO, TeamStreamz
Jawahar founded TeamStreamz a cloud-based sales tech platform for enterprises enabling their channel partners to deliver great customer experiences right down to the last mile.
Until Oct’13, Jawahar was the Vice-President and Global Head of Nokia Life Tools services that scaled to 125 million users. He founded the Emerging Market Services division and ran Nokia’s Multimedia Experiences business unit in Asia Pacific.
Since 1997, Jawahar has been actively involved in stimulating and steering the mobile services ecosystem across various communities, platforms and non-profit organizations. He also has several service innovations and a few patents to his credit.
Vice President – Digital Transformation SAP Asia Pacific and Japan
As Vice President of Digital Transformation, Saj Kumar is responsible for driving Digital Transformation engagements across SAP’s top 25 customers in Asia Pacific and Japan. The APJ Digital Transformation office drives key initiatives that deliver SAP’s innovations around SAP’ core Digital Strategy to our customers. Saj has been with SAP for over 9 years in several roles and was previously Head of Strategic Customers for SAP Asia Pacific & Japan.
Saj Kumar is an Industry veteran, starting his career over 29 years ago working with simulation systems. He has many years of direct experience designing and implementing supply chain solutions in the manufacturing industry and has a keen interest in applying constraint-based planning techniques to solve complex manufacturing problems. He has worked with many High-Tech, CPG and Industrial Machinery companies in Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Procurement projects.
SO-YOUNG KANG (Moderator)
Founder and CEO, Gnowbe & Catalyst and Founder, Awaken Group
So-Young is a pioneer constantly looking at new ways of solving big challenges. Her latest challenge is focused on how to maximize human potential and reach a billion people through founding Gnowbe, an innovative mobile-first training and engagement platform focused on driving behavior change for real impact. She is a serial entrepreneur having also founded Awaken Group, a multi-disciplinary Transformation Design (TD) firm that integrates strategy, leadership and innovation to catalyze change. With her background from McKinsey & Company, Harvard Business School and as a nominated Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, So-Young has 20 years of experience advising and developing leaders globally.
So-Young Kang is an author, Huffington Post blogger, and frequent guest on Channel News Asia.
Vice-President Fintech and Innovation Group / The Open Vault OCBC
Altona currently runs The Open Vault, the Fintech and Innovation arm of OCBC Group. He oversees the development of the Fintech acceleration program, Fintech solution development and Innovation culture building for OCBC Group. With more than 9 years of experience in Financial Services Technology, Consumer Banking and Strategy both locally and regionally. Altona is passionate in technology as an enabler and challenging status quo. He holds a Master in Technology (Knowledge Engineering) from National University of Singapore and Bachelor of Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University.
DR C. J. MEADOWS
Director, The Innovation & Insights Center / S P Jain School of Global Management
Dr. Meadows is the Director of i2i - The Innovation & Insights Center @SP Jain School of Global Management, a Forbes Top-20 International Business School. She holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). She has over 20 years’ experience in Asia, Europe, and North America as an entrepreneur, dot-com builder & innovation lab co-founder, and Accenture IT & business strategy consultant. She has designed and delivered executive education programmes individually and in conjunction with top business schools like INSEAD, AIM, NUS, and SMU.
Director, Government Digital Services (Product Design & Development) / Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech)
Mark Lim is a director with GovTech, looking after the Government Digital Services (GDS). His team drives the adoption and provides user-centric design and technology solutions to the Whole-of-Government, by leveraging on emerging digital technologies. Mark’s current task is to lead the Government towards rebuilding its in-house Software Design and Development engineering capabilities - an initiative spearheaded by him back in 2012.
Vice President, Digital Transformation StarHub
Rod Leads StarHub’s digital transformation efforts in order to deliver a seamless multi-platform brand experience for customers. He has more than 30 years of experience in marketing, digital and social media for brand and marketing agencies across UK, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore.
Before joining StarHub, Rod led the worldwide social media marketing team to drive strategy, content, analytics, listening & social technologies at Lenovo. He was instrumental in the establishment of the company’s global digital & social centre of excellence in Singapore as well as the development of the global analytics hub.
Rod is a regular speaker at conferences in Asia and internationally as well as a judge for a number of international marketing and digital award shows. He was named by The Holmes Report as one of Asia Pacific’s top 25 Innovators.
General Manager Tridant Asia
Rana Banerji is one of the leading data analytics and planning consulting companies in Asia Pacific. With over 100 employees, 400 clients and 250 projects completed last year, Tridant has been working with organisations in the banking, insurance, property, manufacturing and other industries.
Rana’s leadership has seen exceptional growth in the data analytics business for Tridant and by bringing Alteryx to South East Asia, there has been exciting interest from many organisations and a rapid acquisition of clients.
With a keen understanding of technology, business strategy and leadership, Rana has won awards from LinkedIN for social sales influence, IBM for strategic business growth and as one of Asia’s Top CTO’s in 2015-16 from AsiaOne magazine.
Prior to joining Tridant, Rana was in senior management roles with IBM, Motorola, and PwC, with a focus on analytics and business performance management.
Rana has degrees in Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Melbourne
Leading Digital Transformation is presented across our campuses in Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney.
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