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IBM Chief Data Officer Summit, San Francisco

10th Anniversary Edition

June 24-25, 2019

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Day One - June 24th
12:00

Registration, Lunch & Networking

Registration, Lunch & Networking

June 24 | 12:00 - 13:00

Speaking:

1:00

IBM Welcome Address & Kick-Off

Speaking:

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

Global Chief Data Officer, IBM

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

Director, AI Accelerator & Client Success, Global Chief Data Office, IBM

IBM Welcome Address & Kick-Off

June 24 | 13:00 - 13:15

Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

IBM

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

IBM

1:15

Keynote Presentation: Aligning your Data Strategy to Drive AI Transformation & Achieve Impact

Speaking:

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Martin Schroeter

Senior Vice President Global Markets, IBM CHQ, Executive Offices, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

Global Chief Data Officer, IBM

Keynote Presentation: Aligning your Data Strategy to Drive AI Transformation & Achieve Impact

June 24 | 13:15 - 14:15

Speaking:

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

IBM

IMG_0273

Martin Schroeter

IBM

2:15

Keynote Panel: Prepare for Impact! Delivering Business Value from Data & Analytics

  • What are the common ways that Chief Data Officers can leverage their data to have meaningful impact on the wider organization, and how best should these successes be communicated to other areas of the business?
  • Changing perceptions – Shifting the data function from a perceived cost-center to an essential profit-center
  • Generating re-investment funds and reaping the financial benefits of successfully delivered projects
  • From data to dollars – How should CDOs approach the monetization of their data assets?

Speaking:

Tim Humphrey

Tim Humphrey

Vice President, IBM Chief Data Office, IBM

B.J. Fesq

BJ Fesq

SVP, Chief Data Officer, Wells Fargo Wholesale Bank

Darshan Shah, State of Indiana

Darshan Shah

Chief Data Officer, State of Indiana

Ravi Malladi

Ravi Malladi

Chief Analytics Officer, Barrick Gold Corporation

Nona Janssen Walls-1

Nona Janssen Walls

Former SVP Enterprise Data, Analytics & Intelligence, Lionsgate

Keynote Panel: Prepare for Impact! Delivering Business Value from Data & Analytics

June 24 | 14:15 - 15:00

  • What are the common ways that Chief Data Officers can leverage their data to have meaningful impact on the wider organization, and how best should these successes be communicated to other areas of the business?
  • Changing perceptions – Shifting the data function from a perceived cost-center to an essential profit-center
  • Generating re-investment funds and reaping the financial benefits of successfully delivered projects
  • From data to dollars – How should CDOs approach the monetization of their data assets?

Speaking:

Nona Janssen Walls-1

Nona Janssen Walls

Lionsgate

Ravi Malladi

Ravi Malladi

Barrick Gold Corporation

Darshan Shah, State of Indiana

Darshan Shah

State of Indiana

Tim Humphrey

Tim Humphrey

IBM

B.J. Fesq

BJ Fesq

Wells Fargo Wholesale Bank

3:00

Afternoon Tea & Networking

Afternoon Tea & Networking

June 24 | 15:00 - 15:30

Speaking:

3:30

Keynote Panel: Ensuring Success in a Brave New World - Meeting the Artificial Intelligence Challenge

  • Defining the state of the possible – how mature are AI technologies currently, and what should we expect in the years ahead?
  • What opportunities does AI present to modern businesses ready to exploit them? What are the challenges, and how can these be best overcome?
  • Getting beyond the buzzword – where should we be applying AI, and where shouldn’t we?
  • How can we as data leaders best ensure that we are fit to make the most of these and avoid getting left behind?

Speaking:

Seth Dobrin, IBM

Seth Dobrin

VP and Chief Data Officer, Analytics, IBM

Lucia-Ronquillo-230x230

Lucia Mendoza-Ronquillo

SVP, Head of Business Intelligence & Data Governance., Wells Fargo

aaron crews

Aaron Crews

Chief Data Analytics Officer, LITTLER MENDELSON

hakan

Hakan Kardes

Chief Data Officer, ALIGNMENT HEALTHCARE

Alfred-Essa-McGrawHill-Education

Alfred Essa

VP, Analytics and Data Science, Macmillan Learning

Keynote Panel: Ensuring Success in a Brave New World - Meeting the Artificial Intelligence Challenge

June 24 | 15:30 - 16:15

  • Defining the state of the possible – how mature are AI technologies currently, and what should we expect in the years ahead?
  • What opportunities does AI present to modern businesses ready to exploit them? What are the challenges, and how can these be best overcome?
  • Getting beyond the buzzword – where should we be applying AI, and where shouldn’t we?
  • How can we as data leaders best ensure that we are fit to make the most of these and avoid getting left behind?

Speaking:

hakan

Hakan Kardes

ALIGNMENT HEALTHCARE

Lucia-Ronquillo-230x230

Lucia Mendoza-Ronquillo

Wells Fargo

Alfred-Essa-McGrawHill-Education

Alfred Essa

Macmillan Learning

aaron crews

Aaron Crews

LITTLER MENDELSON

Seth Dobrin, IBM

Seth Dobrin

IBM

4:15

Keynote Panel: The Chief Data Officer as an Enabler – Empowering Stakeholders in the Business Units

  • What steps can a CDO take to ensure that all areas of the organization are data-driven?
  • How can we best combine data expertize, with specialized domain knowledge? Should we lead from a centralized team, embed data resource in the business units, adopt a Centre of Excellence model, or something else?
  • Educating & training non data-focused colleagues to allow them to self-service their reporting, analytics & insights needs
  • Trust the data, not your gut - Securing the cross organizational buy-in needed for success

Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

Director, AI Accelerator & Client Success, Global Chief Data Office, IBM

Sushma Bhan

Sushma Bhan

Chief Data Officer, Development & Wells, Royal Dutch Shell

Gayathri Raman, Bank of the West

Gayathri Raman

Senior Vice President, Head of Data Governance, BANK OF THE WEST

Harinder Singh

Harinder Singh

Global Director, Data Strategy & Architecture, AB INBEV

Nevin Taylor

Nevin Taylor

White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, U.S. Federal Government

Keynote Panel: The Chief Data Officer as an Enabler – Empowering Stakeholders in the Business Units

June 24 | 16:15 - 17:00

  • What steps can a CDO take to ensure that all areas of the organization are data-driven?
  • How can we best combine data expertize, with specialized domain knowledge? Should we lead from a centralized team, embed data resource in the business units, adopt a Centre of Excellence model, or something else?
  • Educating & training non data-focused colleagues to allow them to self-service their reporting, analytics & insights needs
  • Trust the data, not your gut - Securing the cross organizational buy-in needed for success

Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

IBM

Gayathri Raman, Bank of the West

Gayathri Raman

BANK OF THE WEST

Harinder Singh

Harinder Singh

AB INBEV

Sushma Bhan

Sushma Bhan

Royal Dutch Shell

Nevin Taylor

Nevin Taylor

U.S. Federal Government

5:00

IBM Wrap-Up

Speaking:

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

Global Chief Data Officer, IBM

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

Director, AI Accelerator & Client Success, Global Chief Data Office, IBM

IBM Wrap-Up

June 24 | 17:00 - 17:15

Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

IBM

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

IBM

5:15

IBM CDO Summit 10th Anniversary Drinks Reception & Networking

IBM CDO Summit 10th Anniversary Drinks Reception & Networking

June 24 | 17:15 - 18:15

Speaking:

6:15

End of Day One

End of Day One

June 24 | 18:15

Speaking:

Day Two - June 25th
07.45

Networking Breakfast: Diversity in Data

This open networking session is available for all delegates to come together to discuss the importance of diversity in data. This session is first come, first served and has a limited capacity - it will begin promptly at 8am, so please register and grab refreshments beforehand.

Speaking:

Kirtida-Parikh

Kirtida Parikh

Head of Enterprise Business Analytics, Silicon Valley Bank

Ryan Gregory Mastro

Ryan Mastro

Senior Vice President, Head of Global Data and Analytics, Syngenta

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

Director, AI Accelerator & Client Success, Global Chief Data Office, IBM

beth rudden

Beth Rudden

Distinguished Engineer & Principal Data Scientist, Cognitive, GTS, IBM

Networking Breakfast: Diversity in Data

June 25 | 07.45 - 08.30

This open networking session is available for all delegates to come together to discuss the importance of diversity in data. This session is first come, first served and has a limited capacity - it will begin promptly at 8am, so please register and grab refreshments beforehand.

Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

IBM

beth rudden

Beth Rudden

IBM

Kirtida-Parikh

Kirtida Parikh

Silicon Valley Bank

Ryan Gregory Mastro

Ryan Mastro

Syngenta

07.45

Registration, Coffee & Networking

Registration, Coffee & Networking

June 25 | 07.45 - 08.30

Speaking:

08:30

IBM Welcome & Kick-Off

Speaking:

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

Global Chief Data Officer, IBM

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

Director, AI Accelerator & Client Success, Global Chief Data Office, IBM

IBM Welcome & Kick-Off

June 25 | 08:30 - 08:45

Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

IBM

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

IBM

08:45

Keynote Presentation: Accelerating your Organization’s Journey to ‘Cognitive Enterprise’ as a Chief Data Officer

Speaking:

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

Global Chief Data Officer, IBM

Keynote Presentation: Accelerating your Organization’s Journey to ‘Cognitive Enterprise’ as a Chief Data Officer

June 25 | 08:45 - 09:15

Speaking:

Inderpal Bhandari, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

IBM

09.15

Top 3 Solution Showcase

During this session, IBM representatives will deliver 3 quick fire presentations outlining some of the most exciting current solutions that are helping Data & Analytics leaders to reach their goals.

The solutions covered will be:

  • Automated Meta Data Generation
  • Operational Risk Insights
  • Cognitive Customer Support

Speaking:

Steven Eliuk, IBM

Steven Eliuk

Vice President of Deep Learning, Global Chief Data Office, IBM

Joe Selle

Joe Selle

Global Solutions Lead, Chief Data Office, IBM

Gary Burnette

Gary Burnette

Vice President, Enterprise Data Integration, IBM

Top 3 Solution Showcase

June 25 | 09.15 - 09:45

During this session, IBM representatives will deliver 3 quick fire presentations outlining some of the most exciting current solutions that are helping Data & Analytics leaders to reach their goals.

The solutions covered will be:

  • Automated Meta Data Generation
  • Operational Risk Insights
  • Cognitive Customer Support

Speaking:

Steven Eliuk, IBM

Steven Eliuk

IBM

Joe Selle

Joe Selle

IBM

Gary Burnette

Gary Burnette

IBM

09:45

Keynote Panel: Investing in People – Building & Balancing Skills to Allow your Team to Impact the Whole Organization

Speaking:

JohnThomas_Photo

John Thomas

Distinguished Engineer and Director, Analytics, IBM

Vijay Venkatesan

Vijay Venkatesan

Chief Analytics Officer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Manav Misra

Manav Misra

Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Regions Financial Corporation

Ryan Gregory Mastro

Ryan Mastro

Senior Vice President, Head of Global Data and Analytics, Syngenta

Mark Clare

Mark Clare

Head of Data Enablement, AstraZeneca

Keynote Panel: Investing in People – Building & Balancing Skills to Allow your Team to Impact the Whole Organization

June 25 | 09:45 - 10:30

Speaking:

Vijay Venkatesan

Vijay Venkatesan

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Manav Misra

Manav Misra

Regions Financial Corporation

JohnThomas_Photo

John Thomas

IBM

Ryan Gregory Mastro

Ryan Mastro

Syngenta

Mark Clare

Mark Clare

AstraZeneca

10:30

Morning Coffee & Networking

Morning Coffee & Networking

June 25 | 10:30 - 11:00

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 1

11:00

Discussion Group 1A: Driving Profitability for your Enterprise – Cutting Costs and Boosting Revenue

Speaking:

Michael Robkin

Michael Robkin

National VP Data Management and Technology Integration , Prospect Medical Holdings

Ravi Malladi

Ravi Malladi

Chief Analytics Officer, Barrick Gold Corporation

David Ramthun

David Ramthun

VP, Data Analytics and Strategy, Lincoln Financial Group

Discussion Group 1A: Driving Profitability for your Enterprise – Cutting Costs and Boosting Revenue

June 25 | 11:00 - 11:45

Speaking:

Ravi Malladi

Ravi Malladi

Barrick Gold Corporation

Michael Robkin

Michael Robkin

Prospect Medical Holdings

David Ramthun

David Ramthun

Lincoln Financial Group

Discussion Group Session 1

11:00

Discussion Group 1B: Data Lake or Data Swamp? Ensuring Strong Data Architecture

Speaking:

parag

Parag Shrivastava

Senior Director, Enterprise Data Architecture, McKesson

Nevin Taylor

Nevin Taylor

White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, U.S. Federal Government

Discussion Group 1B: Data Lake or Data Swamp? Ensuring Strong Data Architecture

June 25 | 11:00 - 11:45

Speaking:

parag

Parag Shrivastava

McKesson

Nevin Taylor

Nevin Taylor

U.S. Federal Government

Discussion Group Session 1

11:00

Discussion Group 1C: Breaking Open the Black Box – Bringing Transparency to Machine Learning & Deep Learning

Speaking:

Manav Misra

Manav Misra

Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Regions Financial Corporation

B.J. Fesq

BJ Fesq

SVP, Chief Data Officer, Wells Fargo Wholesale Bank

Carl Gold, Zuora

Carl Gold

Chief Data Scientist, ZUORA

Discussion Group 1C: Breaking Open the Black Box – Bringing Transparency to Machine Learning & Deep Learning

June 25 | 11:00 - 11:45

Speaking:

Manav Misra

Manav Misra

Regions Financial Corporation

Carl Gold, Zuora

Carl Gold

ZUORA

B.J. Fesq

BJ Fesq

Wells Fargo Wholesale Bank

Discussion Group Session 1

11:00

Discussion Group 1D: Improving Product Offerings and Accelerating Product Roadmaps

Speaking:

Alfred-Essa-McGrawHill-Education

Alfred Essa

VP, Analytics and Data Science, Macmillan Learning

Paul Stolorz-1

Paul Stolorz

Chief Data Scientist, App Annie

Shilpa Yelamaneni

Shilpa Yelamaneni

Director, Business Insights and Analytics, Ecolab

Discussion Group 1D: Improving Product Offerings and Accelerating Product Roadmaps

June 25 | 11:00 - 11:45

Speaking:

Shilpa Yelamaneni

Shilpa Yelamaneni

Ecolab

Alfred-Essa-McGrawHill-Education

Alfred Essa

Macmillan Learning

Paul Stolorz-1

Paul Stolorz

App Annie

Discussion Group Session 2

11:45

Discussion Group 2A: Building Your Data Dream Team – Succeeding in Recruitment & Retention

Speaking:

Harinder Singh

Harinder Singh

Global Director, Data Strategy & Architecture, AB INBEV

Rajan Wadhwa

Rajan Wadhwa

Director, Client Strategies and Analytics, Franklin Templeton Investments

Discussion Group 2A: Building Your Data Dream Team – Succeeding in Recruitment & Retention

June 25 | 11:45 - 12:30

Speaking:

Harinder Singh

Harinder Singh

AB INBEV

Rajan Wadhwa

Rajan Wadhwa

Franklin Templeton Investments

Discussion Group Session 2

11:45

Discussion Group 2B: Automating Meta Data to Unlock Better Data!

Speaking:

Vijay Venkatesan

Vijay Venkatesan

Chief Analytics Officer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Steven Eliuk, IBM

Steven Eliuk

Vice President of Deep Learning, Global Chief Data Office, IBM

Discussion Group 2B: Automating Meta Data to Unlock Better Data!

June 25 | 11:45 - 12:30

Speaking:

Vijay Venkatesan

Vijay Venkatesan

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Steven Eliuk, IBM

Steven Eliuk

IBM

Discussion Group Session 2

11:45

Discussion Group 2C: Seeing Clearly on Cloud Technologies

Speaking:

meenal iyer

Meenal Iyer

Director, Enterprise Analytics and Reporting Platforms, MACYS INC

Steve Stepp

Steven Stepp

Vice President of Analytics, Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Speaker 2 - CAO Fall-5

Jane Rheem

Director of Enterprise Analytics, UFG Insurance

Discussion Group 2C: Seeing Clearly on Cloud Technologies

June 25 | 11:45 - 12:30

Speaking:

Speaker 2 - CAO Fall-5

Jane Rheem

UFG Insurance

meenal iyer

Meenal Iyer

MACYS INC

Steve Stepp

Steven Stepp

Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Discussion Group Session 2

11:45

Discussion Group 2D: Delivering Insights to Increase the Impact of Marketing

Speaking:

vineet kumar

Vineet Kumar

Director, Analytics, GODADDY

John Carter

John Carter

SVP, Analytics & Business Insight , Charles Schwab

Amy Bishop-1

Amy Bishop

Director of Strategy, Epsilon

Discussion Group 2D: Delivering Insights to Increase the Impact of Marketing

June 25 | 11:45 - 12:30

Speaking:

John Carter

John Carter

Charles Schwab

vineet kumar

Vineet Kumar

GODADDY

Amy Bishop-1

Amy Bishop

Epsilon

12:30

Working Industry Lunch & Networking

An opportunity for conversations with data leaders from your own industry. There will be a choice of tables dedicated to selected industries for sector-specific discussions, as well as open tables for cross-sector networking. Grab your lunch and take your pick of table!

Working Industry Lunch & Networking

June 25 | 12:30 - 13:30

An opportunity for conversations with data leaders from your own industry. There will be a choice of tables dedicated to selected industries for sector-specific discussions, as well as open tables for cross-sector networking. Grab your lunch and take your pick of table!

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 3

1:30

Discussion Group 3A: Size Doesn’t Matter - How Can Large Enterprises Learn from Startup Approaches?

Speaking:

Michael Robkin

Michael Robkin

National VP Data Management and Technology Integration , Prospect Medical Holdings

Nikhil Joshi

Nikhil Joshi

Director, BI & Integration, Bio Marin

Discussion Group 3A: Size Doesn’t Matter - How Can Large Enterprises Learn from Startup Approaches?

June 25 | 13:30 - 14:15

Speaking:

Nikhil Joshi

Nikhil Joshi

Bio Marin

Michael Robkin

Michael Robkin

Prospect Medical Holdings

Discussion Group Session 3

1:30

Discussion Group 3B: Ensuring High Quality Data Through Data Governance Best Practice

Speaking:

Sushma Bhan

Sushma Bhan

Chief Data Officer, Development & Wells, Royal Dutch Shell