1:30 PM onwards Online attendee registration opens
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Welcome Address by Program Convener & Host
2:05 PM - 2:25 PM Special Address by CIO Association of India
Vinod Bhat, Chief Information Officer, Vistara - Tata SIA Airlines
2:25 PM - 2:45 PM Special Industry Address: CIOs - Drivers of Change
Ganesh Ramachandran, Global CIO, Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
2:45 PM - 3:05 PM Cloud without Compromise: Reduce risk. Innovate anywhere
Abstract: In the past 18 months, the dramatic shift to digital operations escalated the demand on existing IT and exposed limitations for many organizations across all industries. How do you adapt? Setting the right technology strategy is crucial, but achieving adaptive success requires a cloud provider that understands your business and its technical challenges. Join the session to know how IBM Cloud®, a platform that helps you reduce risk and drive innovation anywhere.

Pankaj Sinha, Transformation Leader, IBM Cloud Platform, India Software Labs
3:05 PM - 3:25 PM Securing Workloads in the Cloud
Avinash Prasad, Vice President, Managed Security Services, Tata Communications
3:25 PM - 3:35 PM Knowledge Partner Presentation by
Monojit Mazumdar, Partner, Deloitte India
3:35 PM - 4:35 PM PANEL DISCUSSION # 1: Cloud strategies and best practices - Accelerating productivity, enhancing customer experiences, and staying ahead of competition

  • What’s the latest – Advanced tech insights into various cloud platforms and services – across enterprises
  • Cloud Migration – strategies & best practices
  • Cloud on Demand. Also Build Vs Buy Decisions
  • AI & Data Driven Cloud – to gain efficiencies and competitive advantage
  • Achieving enhanced storage and computing power – cost optimisation, business agility, and scalability
  • Cloud analytics for decision making - streamlining business processes, lowering costs and improving controls
  • Driving real time customer experiences across sales, service and other critical areas

Moderator: Vivek Mathur, Partner, Deloitte India

  • Shiju Rawther, Head of Technology, SBI Mutual Fund
  • Hariharan Iyer, Group CIO, Raymond Group
  • Jayantha Prabhu, Group CIO, Essar Group
  • Rajesh Dalal, Vice President - IT Operations & Infrastructure, MakeMyTrip
  • RN Mohanty, President - Technology, Pidilite Industries
  • Pradeep Balachandran, Program Director - Cloud Developer Tools, IBM Cloud
  • Sachin Waingankar, Vice President & Head - Cloud, Web Werks Data Centers
4:35 PM - 5:35 PM PANEL DISCUSSION # 2: Cloud Security Challenges and how enterprises are gearing up to combat volatile threats and breaches

  • Modern SOCs & cloud security in a post pandemic world
  • Security checklist for cloud models – across enterprises
  • Building a CloudSec model to effectively tackle Data breaches, and other major vulnerabilities
  • Integrating threat intelligence into cloud security framework
  • Addressing concerns of Data privacy, SLAs, cross border IPR & data ownership issues, and other regulatory and compliance challenges
  • Confidentiality and integrity of customer data and/or third-party data

Moderator: Anand Venkatraman, Partner, Deloitte India

  • Ambuj Bhalla, Director - IT Security, CISO, Interglobe Aviation
  • Dr. Yask Sharma, Chief Information Security Officer, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
  • K M Reddy, Chief Information Security Officer, Union Bank of India
  • Rajesh Hemrajani, Chief Information Security Officer, Paytm Payments Bank
  • Avinash Prasad, Vice President, Managed Security Services, Tata Communications
5:35 PM - 5:45 PM Conference Closure Remarks
*Conference Program is subject to changes. Organisers may alter sessions/topics/timings to suit the overall program