Day 1


09:00- 09:10

Audience Interactive Icebreaker: How Do You Do Data?

Let’s start how we mean to go on, in discussion making valuable industry connections.

09:10- 09:35

International Keynote Presentation: How to Navigate and Advance in the AI Centric World

The disruption of AI will accelerate, only those embracing it will be successful. This session focuses on the work being done in the field of AI and ML at a multinational electronics company.

Mohak Shah
Vice President – AI and Machine Learning - LG Electronics

09:35- 10:00

Presentation: Session hosted by Capgemini

Speaker to be announced soon.

10:00- 10:35

Keynote Data Leaders Panel: Pioneers – Small Steps…Giant Leaps. How to Operationalise and Monetise by Putting Data to Work!

To gather enough momentum to deliver truly exceptional results that create competitive advantage, new business opportunities and deliver effective customer experience, strong data-centric leaders are required to spearhead a data enabled organisation. Design and deliver: How to drive data-centric transformation of the business; Communicate: Strategies to motivate business leaders to ensure data analytics is integral… Read more.

Deep Thomas
Chief Data & Analytics Officer - Aditya Birla Group

11:05- 11:30

Keynote Presentation: Data Science & AI in the Public Sector

At GovTech data scientists apply big data to public policy, addressing issues as diverse as train breakdowns, customer segmentation for public services and topic modelling of customer feedback. This session will demystify the role of AI in informing public policy.  


11:30- 11:55

Keynote Presentation: Becoming an Insight-Driven Organisation

Zoher Karu
Managing Director, Head of Data and Analytics, APAC & EMEA - Citi

12:20- 12:55

Keynote Panel Discussion: The Art of Building High Performing Data Analytics Teams

Recruiting the best fit for your organisation, whilst keeping diversity in mind; How to structure a team for success – what is the key mix of attributes and characteristics you need for a first-class analytics team? Nurturing: how to challenge your team intellectually, fostering growth, trust and confidence; Growing talent: what are the best training… Read more.

Prabhat Singh
Sr. Director & Head of Analytics - Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa - GlaxoSmithKline
Prakash Chandrasekar
Regional Head of Omni channel CRM, Ecommerce Planning & Analytics, APAC, Middle East & Africa - ‎Levi Strauss & Co.
Roy Goh
Director, Data Science, Information & Analysis - Merck, Sharp & Dohme


13:55- 14:30

Discussion Group: From Zero to Hero: Raw Data to Ready Information in 20 Minutes

Joining the dots across different data sources and extracting value out of data Improving data literacy of the entire organization – turning business users into data ninjas Finding hidden opportunities in your data

Callum Finlayson
Regional Director APJ - Paxata

14:30- 15:05

Discussion Group: How to Frame Your Architecture for Innovation and Develop the Ecosystem around Data

Digital transformation has allowed organisations to instrument their businesses to a much higher degree.  Rather than data silos of the past, introducing a modern data platform can facilitate a centralised data hub, opening doors to broader and deeper analytics, revealing insights and introducing machine learning pipelines to forecast the future.  Unlocking the full potential of… Read more.

Graham Gear
Senior Director, Systems Engineering, APAC - Cloudera

15:05- 15:40

Discussion Group: Navigating Data Quality, Data Standards, Reference Data, and Setting Golden Sources

Mohammed Rahim
Head - Data Governance & Policy - Standard Chartered Bank
Subramanian Venkataraman
Director, COO Chief Data Office, Head of Data Governance Policies - Deutsche Bank


13:55- 14:30

Presentation: Improving Organisational Performance through your Data Analytics Strategies

Deploying Global Big Data strategy roadmaps across 16 countries in APAC and EMEA. Identifying where machine learning and artificial intelligence will add business value. Leveraging data to inform the customer experience.

Roberto Ramires Pinson Citi
Roberto Ramirez Pinson
Global Data Strategy & Regulatory Risk Reporting - Citi

14:30- 15:05

Presentation: Leveraging Data to Influence Customer Behaviour for Competitive Advantage

Discussing the ways in which advanced analytics can help your business to attract new customers and retain existing ones. Measuring the links between business performance and customer satisfaction – is there a link and should you care? Keeping pace with the connected consumer – discussing the challenges and solutions for real-time customer interaction.

Anand Sundaresan HOOQ
Anand Sundaresan
Head - Customer Insights & Analytics - HOOQ Digital

15:05- 15:40

Presentation: Session hosted by Talend

16:10- 16:35

Keynote Presentation: Transforming your Organisation for Data

How established organisations can institute a change management programme to empower everyone within the organisation to use data to drive decision making an innovation – the DBS experience. The steps required to institute this culture change. Tools and processes required to make this change a success. The benefits organisations can hope to see when they… Read more.

Paul Cobban
Chief Data & Transformation Officer, Managing Director, Group Technology & Operations - DBS Bank

16:35- 17:00

International Keynote Address: Utilising Data Strategy, Analytics and Data Science

Drawn to data: Analytics as a lens for change. Exploring the ways to convert data into actionable insights – distilling the customer’s voice to inform and improve products. Examining the ways in which you can learn from mistakes and overcome roadblocks to develop more mature analytic cultures.

Kimitaka Nakazawa
Chief Data Officer/Data Scientist - Anypay JP

17:00- 17:35

CDAO Singapore Data Champions 2018 AWARD

Have you Realised Spectacular Value from your Analytics? This An Opportunity for your Organisation or Team to be Recognised! Three short-listed entries will present for 10 minutes each and the winner announced live at the end of the session. The audience will vote on their favourite project presented, no standard metrics just based on audience chills and… Read more.