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 Address: How to Navigate and Advance in the Data Centric World

The disruption of AI will accelerate, only those embracing it will be successful. The volume of unstructured data is a seemingly unsurmountable challenge. This session tackles the tough topics on everyone’s agenda and reveals how we should react in real-time.

Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta
Senior Data Scientist - Apple

09:35- 10:00

Presentation: Championing Data Innovation Across the Enterprise to Deliver Improved Business Performance

Leveraging machine learning for real time improvements in equipment performance. Examining the data privacy concerns in the manufacturing world. Adapting the manufacturing sector to the digital era.

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.

Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta
Senior Data Scientist - Apple
Deep Thomas
Chief Data & Analytics Officer - Aditya Birla Group

11:05- 11:30

Keynote Presentation: Leveraging Data for Competitive Advantage and Smarter Decision Making – Using Everything in your Business Leader Armoury

Sharing how advanced analytics have enabled a better understanding of customers and their behaviours, driven revenue and improve services. Harnessing competitive intelligence to progress. Fostering creative ideas for using analytics to drive business value. How benefits to the organisation have been realised, communicated and built upon.

Deep Thomas
Chief Data & Analytics Officer - Aditya Birla Group

11:30- 11:55

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

11:55- 12:20

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.

Prakash Chandrasekar
Regional Head of Omni channel CRM, Ecommerce Planning & Analytics, APAC, Middle East & Africa - ‎Levi Strauss & Co.
EeJin (Roy) Goh
Director, Data Science, Information & Analysis - Merck, Sharp & Dohme


13:55- 14:30

Discussion Group: Data Privacy – Is There Such a Thing?

Should all data be treated as private information? Re-identifying anonymised data and the ethical implications of doing so? What does the future look like? Where next on data stewardship, sources, standards and security? Exploring the ethical and privacy risks big data presents – what strategies are in place for interacting with personal information and consumer… Read more.

14:30- 15:05

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

15:05- 15:40

Let’s Talk: Meet the Speaker

A chance to hear more from our keynote speaker in an unscripted interactive session.

Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta Data Scientist Apple
Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta
Senior Data Scientist - Apple


13:55- 14:30

Presentation: Understanding Customers with Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning & Advanced Analytics

Identifying where machine learning and artificial intelligence will add business value. Leveraging data to inform the customer experience. Discussing ways to operationalise the results from advanced analytics and models and put them in to action? How to we integrate our connected ecosystem of suppliers, customers, and stakeholders and realise the vision of the “digital value… Read more.

Andrew Carroll-Goldin chief data analytics officer singapore
Andrew Carroll-Goldin
Head of Analytics & Insights - Uber

14:30- 15:05

Presentation: Meaningful Data Consumption – How to Ingest Insight into the Value Chain and Advance Data to Derive Measurable Impact

From idea to value – How to make data actionable? Identifying the main challenges of a data project and why value is first. Evaluate the (data) innovators dilemma: pull vs push? Technology driven vs business driven? Designing and adopting with ‘fast-fail’ to move forward and monetise data assets.

15:05- 15:40

Presentation: HR – Moving from Reactive to Predictive Analytics

Daniel Kusmanto ASM
Daniel Kusmanto
Global Head, HR Analytics - ASM

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

Keynote 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
Head - Customer Insights & Analytics - HOOQ Digital

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.