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Chief Data & Analytics Officer,
APEX

June 2 - 4 2019, The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, Scottsdale AZ

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Main Conference Day 1 - June 2nd
10:45

Registration, Brunch, & Open Networking

Registration, Brunch, & Open Networking

June 2 | 10:45 - 11:15

Speaking:

11:15

Ice Breaker

Ice Breaker

June 2 | 11:15 - 11:30

Speaking:

11:30

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chair's Opening Remarks

June 2 | 11:30 - 11:45

Speaking:

11:45

Keynote Presentation: Using AI and Robotic Process Automation to Achieve Process Excellence

  • Discussing Viacom’s broader initiative to improve existing AI and Robotic Process Automation
  • Giving time back to business leaders, by providing valuable data in a timelier fashion
  • Transitioning from being a cost center to a profit center by driving additional worth 

Speaking:

das

Das Dasgupta

SVP, Head of Data Science and Process Excellence with Enabling Technologies, Viacom

Keynote Presentation: Using AI and Robotic Process Automation to Achieve Process Excellence

June 2 | 11:45 - 12:15

  • Discussing Viacom’s broader initiative to improve existing AI and Robotic Process Automation
  • Giving time back to business leaders, by providing valuable data in a timelier fashion
  • Transitioning from being a cost center to a profit center by driving additional worth 

Speaking:

das

Das Dasgupta

Viacom

12:15

Keynote Presentation: Reserved for Sponsor

Keynote Presentation: Reserved for Sponsor

June 2 | 12:15 - 12:50

Speaking:

12:50

Business Meetings

Business Meetings

June 2 | 12:50 - 1:25

Speaking:

1:25

Business Meetings

Business Meetings

June 2 | 1:25 - 2:00

Speaking:

2:00

Business Meetings

Business Meetings

June 2 | 2:00 - 2:30

Speaking:

2:30

Afternoon Refreshments & Open Networking

Afternoon Refreshments & Open Networking

June 2 | 2:30 - 3:00

Speaking:

3:00

Think Tank

Shifting the Bottom Line: Cutting Costs and Boosting Revenues through Data & Analytics

Speaking:

paulonis

Michael Paulonis

Head of Data Science , Eastman Chemical Company

weiner

Joshua Weiner

Vice President, Head of Customer Analytics, Aetna

Think Tank

June 2 | 3:00 - 3:45

Shifting the Bottom Line: Cutting Costs and Boosting Revenues through Data & Analytics

Speaking:

weiner

Joshua Weiner

Aetna

paulonis

Michael Paulonis

Eastman Chemical Company

3:00

Think Tank

Overcoming the Limitations of Legacy Systems & Incompatible Formatting

Speaking:

neerav

Neerav Vyas

VP Analytics, Realogy Holdings Group

Think Tank

June 2 | 3:00 - 3:45

Overcoming the Limitations of Legacy Systems & Incompatible Formatting

Speaking:

neerav

Neerav Vyas

Realogy Holdings Group

3:45

Breakout:

Reserved for Sponsor

Breakout:

June 2 | 3:45 - 4:35

Reserved for Sponsor

Speaking:

3:45

Breakout:

Reserved for Sponsor

Breakout:

June 2 | 3:45 - 4:35

Reserved for Sponsor

Speaking:

4:35

Keynote Presentation: Improving Internal Communications – Relaying Analytics to Internal Stakeholders

  • How can data analytics be translated in powerful business decisions?
  • Effectively communicating analytical information to business-minded stakeholders
  • Educating internal players on the importance of utilizing readily available data analytics to provide a ROI and increased revenue

Speaking:

Glenn Hoffman

Glenn Hofmann

Chief Analytics Officer, New York Life

Keynote Presentation: Improving Internal Communications – Relaying Analytics to Internal Stakeholders

June 2 | 4:35 - 5:05

  • How can data analytics be translated in powerful business decisions?
  • Effectively communicating analytical information to business-minded stakeholders
  • Educating internal players on the importance of utilizing readily available data analytics to provide a ROI and increased revenue

Speaking:

Glenn Hoffman

Glenn Hofmann

New York Life

5:05

Keynote Presentation: Data Strategy and Modernization in Pharmaceuticals

  • Reviewing data strategy driven by pharma business needs
  • Learning how data modernization is the foundation required for commercial analytics
  • Adopting organizational strategy & operating model for successful data-driven transformation

Speaking:

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Amar Drawid

Head of Data and Reporting, Celgene

Keynote Presentation: Data Strategy and Modernization in Pharmaceuticals

June 2 | 5:05 - 5:35

  • Reviewing data strategy driven by pharma business needs
  • Learning how data modernization is the foundation required for commercial analytics
  • Adopting organizational strategy & operating model for successful data-driven transformation

Speaking:

drawid

Amar Drawid

Celgene

5:35`

Panel Discussion: Quanitifying the Impact of Data & Analytics - Proving the ROI in your Function

  • How can we demonstrate ROI on data & analytics investments for which assigning a dollar amount to the benefits can be difficult?
  • What is the key to communicating the value of the CDAO office to the wider enterprise?
  • Ensuring that the ‘Big Data Revolution’ isn’t a passing phase - how can we ensure a long term, continued willingness to invest in data?

Speaking:

weiner

Joshua Weiner

Vice President, Head of Customer Analytics, Aetna

das

Das Dasgupta

SVP, Head of Data Science and Process Excellence with Enabling Technologies, Viacom

srini

Srini Nanduri

VP, Head of Advanced Analytics, Data and Machine Learning/AI, Advance Autoparts

Panel Discussion: Quanitifying the Impact of Data & Analytics - Proving the ROI in your Function

June 2 | 5:35` - 6.05

  • How can we demonstrate ROI on data & analytics investments for which assigning a dollar amount to the benefits can be difficult?
  • What is the key to communicating the value of the CDAO office to the wider enterprise?
  • Ensuring that the ‘Big Data Revolution’ isn’t a passing phase - how can we ensure a long term, continued willingness to invest in data?

Speaking:

srini

Srini Nanduri

Advance Autoparts

weiner

Joshua Weiner

Aetna

das

Das Dasgupta

Viacom

6.05

CDAO APEX Commencement Drinks Reception & Free Time

CDAO APEX Commencement Drinks Reception & Free Time

June 2 | 6.05

Speaking:

Main Conference Day 2 - June 3rd
07:00

Early Morning Yoga

Early Morning Yoga

June 3 | 07:00 - 08:00

Speaking:

08:00

Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

June 3 | 08:00 - 08:50

Speaking:

08:50

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chair's Opening Remarks

June 3 | 08:50 - 09:00

Speaking:

09:00

Keynote Presentation: The Role of Data Analytics in Fraud Prevention

  • Discussing the increasing reliance on automated controls to detect and prevent fraud
  • Identifying IT weaknesses before fraudsters do
  • Capitalizing on readily available structured data for further analysis while proactively monitoring business data for potential fraud indicators
  • Accepting when manual checks are insufficient in large data volumes

Speaking:

vishnu garg

Vishnu Garg

Head of Fraud Risk & Analytics, Kohl's

Keynote Presentation: The Role of Data Analytics in Fraud Prevention

June 3 | 09:00 - 09:30

  • Discussing the increasing reliance on automated controls to detect and prevent fraud
  • Identifying IT weaknesses before fraudsters do
  • Capitalizing on readily available structured data for further analysis while proactively monitoring business data for potential fraud indicators
  • Accepting when manual checks are insufficient in large data volumes

Speaking:

vishnu garg

Vishnu Garg

Kohl's

09:30

Keynote Presentation: Reserved for Sponsor

Keynote Presentation: Reserved for Sponsor

June 3 | 09:30 - 10:00

Speaking:

10:00

Panel Discussion: Following the Evolution of the Chief Analytics Officer & Chief Data Officer Roles

  • Determining the future trajectory of the CAO and CDO roles and if they will amalgamate
  • Discussing how the roles are distinguished and where and how they intersect ·
  • Identifying the importance of this community and the importance of data analytics in a wider business context

Speaking:

nickkabra-1

Nick Kabra

Vice President, Machine Learning in the Cloud, Head – Data Science Analytics, American Express

kamayini

Kamayini Kaul

Head of Enterprise Data Lakes and Data Integration, Bristol-Myers Squibb

pandurang

Pandurang Kulkarni

Chief Analytics Officer, VP Advanced Analytics , Eli Lilly

Panel Discussion: Following the Evolution of the Chief Analytics Officer & Chief Data Officer Roles

June 3 | 10:00 - 10:30

  • Determining the future trajectory of the CAO and CDO roles and if they will amalgamate
  • Discussing how the roles are distinguished and where and how they intersect ·
  • Identifying the importance of this community and the importance of data analytics in a wider business context

Speaking:

nickkabra-1

Nick Kabra

American Express

kamayini

Kamayini Kaul

Bristol-Myers Squibb

pandurang

Pandurang Kulkarni

Eli Lilly

10:30

Morning Coffee & Open Networking

Morning Coffee & Open Networking

June 3 | 10:30 - 11:00

Speaking:

11:00

Mindshare:

Title to be confirmed

Mindshare:

June 3 | 11:00 - 11:50

Title to be confirmed

Speaking:

11:00

Think Tank:

Creating a Data Strategy that Exploits the Potential of AI

Speaking:

Lawrence Cowan

Lawrence Cowan

Senior Partner & COO, Cicero Research

Think Tank:

June 3 | 11:00 - 11:50

Creating a Data Strategy that Exploits the Potential of AI

Speaking:

Lawrence Cowan

Lawrence Cowan

Cicero Research

11:50

Business Meetings

Business Meetings

June 3 | 11:50 - 12:25

Speaking:

12:25

Business Meetings

Business Meetings

June 3 | 12:25 - 1:00

Speaking:

1:00

Lunch & Open Networking

Lunch & Open Networking

June 3 | 1:00 - 2:00

Speaking:

2:00

Think Tank:

Experimenting to Find the Right Product

Speaking:

nickkabra-1

Nick Kabra

Vice President, Machine Learning in the Cloud, Head – Data Science Analytics, American Express

Think Tank:

June 3 | 2:00 - 2:50

Experimenting to Find the Right Product

Speaking:

nickkabra-1

Nick Kabra

American Express

2:00

Think Tank:

Advocating for Analytics: Leading Change in Your Enterprise

Speaking:

vishnu garg

Vishnu Garg

Head of Fraud Risk & Analytics, Kohl's

Think Tank:

June 3 | 2:00 - 2:50

Advocating for Analytics: Leading Change in Your Enterprise

Speaking:

vishnu garg

Vishnu Garg

Kohl's

2:50

Business Meetings

Business Meetings

June 3 | 2:50 - 3:25

Speaking:

3:25

Business Meetings

Business Meetings

July 3 | 3:25 - 4:00

Speaking:

4:00

Afternoon Refreshments & Open Networking

Afternoon Refreshments & Open Networking

June 3 | 4:00 - 4:30

Speaking:

4:30

Breakout:

Title to be confirmed

Breakout:

June 3 | 4:30 - 5:20

Title to be confirmed

Speaking:

4:30

Breakout:

Reserved for Sponsor

Breakout:

June 3 | 4:30 - 5:20

Reserved for Sponsor

Speaking:

5:20

Keynote Presentation: Fandango 360: Data Driven Movie Marketing and Content Recommendations Platform

  • Discuss the building blocks of Fandango360, a new platform built for targeting, attribution, and personalization
  • Stitching together cross-device cross platform digital and offline interactions of users and creation of a probabilistic user graph
  • Surfacing predictive behavioral and affinity segments with millions of micro-segments at scale
  • Generation of probability/propensity scores for known and unknown (cookie) users to future movie slates

Speaking:

reeto

Reeto Mookherjee

VP Business Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, and Data Science, Fandago

Keynote Presentation: Fandango 360: Data Driven Movie Marketing and Content Recommendations Platform

June 3 | 5:20 - 5:50

  • Discuss the building blocks of Fandango360, a new platform built for targeting, attribution, and personalization
  • Stitching together cross-device cross platform digital and offline interactions of users and creation of a probabilistic user graph
  • Surfacing predictive behavioral and affinity segments with millions of micro-segments at scale
  • Generation of probability/propensity scores for known and unknown (cookie) users to future movie slates

Speaking:

reeto

Reeto Mookherjee

Fandago

5:50

Keynote Presentation: Data Governance versus Data-Driven Innovation; Are Both Possible?

  • Are governance and innovation naturally limits on each other, or is good governance required for innovation?
  • Should data & analytics be centrally controlled or embedded in business units for best results?
  • Can large enterprises be as innovative, or even more so, than smaller companies with less focus on the needs of governance?

Speaking:

KRISH SWAMY

Krish Swamy

VP Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics and BI, Wells Fargo

Keynote Presentation: Data Governance versus Data-Driven Innovation; Are Both Possible?

June 3 | 5:50 - 6:20

  • Are governance and innovation naturally limits on each other, or is good governance required for innovation?
  • Should data & analytics be centrally controlled or embedded in business units for best results?
  • Can large enterprises be as innovative, or even more so, than smaller companies with less focus on the needs of governance?

Speaking:

KRISH SWAMY

Krish Swamy

Wells Fargo

6:20

Panel Discussion: Leading Change & Embedding a Data-Driven Culture in a Long Established Company

  • Securing the commitment required for change – ensuring senior executives really understand the necessity and challenges
  • Fight the resistance – how should we manage push-back against change, and what approaches can help to ‘bring people with us’?
  • Ensuring change is long-term and sustainable through an organic approach, rather than bolting data & analytics onto existing structures

Speaking:

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Christopher Boone

Vice President, Head of Real World Data and Analytics, Pfizer

amit chowdhury

Amit Chowdhury

Vice President Workforce Analytics, Visa

neerav

Neerav Vyas

VP Analytics, Realogy Holdings Group

Speaker 2 - CAO Fall (29)

Daniel Baranowski

Global Head of Business Intelligence, PayPal

Panel Discussion: Leading Change & Embedding a Data-Driven Culture in a Long Established Company

June 3 | 6:20 - 6:50

  • Securing the commitment required for change – ensuring senior executives really understand the necessity and challenges
  • Fight the resistance – how should we manage push-back against change, and what approaches can help to ‘bring people with us’?
  • Ensuring change is long-term and sustainable through an organic approach, rather than bolting data & analytics onto existing structures

Speaking:

Speaker 2 - CAO Fall (29)

Daniel Baranowski

PayPal

chris boone-1

Christopher Boone

Pfizer

neerav

Neerav Vyas

Realogy Holdings Group

amit chowdhury

Amit Chowdhury

Visa

6:50

Free Time

Free Time

June 3 | 6:50

Speaking:

Main Conference Day 3 - June 4th
07:30

Networking Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

June 4 | 07:30 - 08:00

Speaking:

08:00

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chair's Opening Remarks

June 4 | 08:00 - 08:10

Speaking:

08:10

Keynote Presentation: Securing Funds- How to Go from Cost Center to Profit Center

  • What is the best approach to funding data & analytics projects? Should the function be funded centrally, or should funds be drawn from different lines of the business?
  • Think like a consultant! How to ‘win business’ internally and deliver profit
  • What steps can the CDAO function take in order to become self-funding by generating more in savings and extra revenue than it costs?

Speaking:

kjersten

Kjersten Moody

Chief Data and Analytics Officer, State Farm

Keynote Presentation: Securing Funds- How to Go from Cost Center to Profit Center

June 4 | 08:10 - 08:40

  • What is the best approach to funding data & analytics projects? Should the function be funded centrally, or should funds be drawn from different lines of the business?
  • Think like a consultant! How to ‘win business’ internally and deliver profit
  • What steps can the CDAO function take in order to become self-funding by generating more in savings and extra revenue than it costs?

Speaking:

kjersten

Kjersten Moody

State Farm

08:40

Keynote Presentation: Reserved for Sponsor

Keynote Presentation: Reserved for Sponsor

June 4 | 08:40 - 09:10

Speaking:

09:10

Panel Discussion: Ensuring Ethical Use of Data & Analytics

  • As the use of data & analytics grows, what are the potential ethical dilemmas and reputation risks that can arise, and how should these be mitigated?
  • Dealing with bias – what steps can be taken to avoid biased models and algorithms leading to discriminatory decision making?
  • Communication with customers – how can we ensure transparent use of data in which customers are fully informed?

Speaking:

chris boone-1

Christopher Boone

Vice President, Head of Real World Data and Analytics, Pfizer

pandurang

Pandurang Kulkarni

Chief Analytics Officer, VP Advanced Analytics , Eli Lilly

Sears Merritt

Sears Merritt

Chief Data Scientist, MassMutual Financial Group

Panel Discussion: Ensuring Ethical Use of Data & Analytics

June 4 | 09:10 - 09:40

  • As the use of data & analytics grows, what are the potential ethical dilemmas and reputation risks that can arise, and how should these be mitigated?
  • Dealing with bias – what steps can be taken to avoid biased models and algorithms leading to discriminatory decision making?
  • Communication with customers – how can we ensure transparent use of data in which customers are fully informed?

Speaking:

Sears Merritt

Sears Merritt

MassMutual Financial Group

chris boone-1

Christopher Boone

Pfizer

pandurang

Pandurang Kulkarni

Eli Lilly

Roundtables

09:40

Roundtable Discussions

Four interactive roundtable discussions will run simultaneously for 30 minutes, before repeating, allowing attendees to join two in total. Each will be moderated by leading experts on each topic, who will lead a group discussion of attendees

Roundtable Discussions

June 4 | 09:40 - 10:25

Four interactive roundtable discussions will run simultaneously for 30 minutes, before repeating, allowing attendees to join two in total. Each will be moderated by leading experts on each topic, who will lead a group discussion of attendees

Speaking:

10:40

Morning Coffee & Open Networking

Morning Coffee & Open Networking

June 4 | 10:40 - 11:10

Speaking:

11:10

Think Tank:

Dealing with Data Regulations: GDPR & Beyond

Speaking:

reeto

Reeto Mookherjee

VP Business Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, and Data Science, Fandago

Think Tank:

June 4 | 11:10 - 12:00

Dealing with Data Regulations: GDPR & Beyond

Speaking:

reeto

Reeto Mookherjee

Fandago

11:10

Think Tank:

Tackling Data Governance & Quality: When is ‘Good’, Good Enough?

Speaking:

kamayini

Kamayini Kaul

Head of Enterprise Data Lakes and Data Integration, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Think Tank:

June 4 | 11:10 - 12:00

Tackling Data Governance & Quality: When is ‘Good’, Good Enough?

Speaking:

kamayini

Kamayini Kaul

Bristol-Myers Squibb

12:00

Keynote Presentation: Exploring the Impact of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning on the Data World

  • The art of the possible – what can currently be achieved, what we can expect in the future, and what is simply science fiction?
  • Which skills are required to take advantage of AI and other new technologies, as well as where to find them, and how best to keep them? ·
  • How to deal with unrealistic expectations driven by the current hype surrounding artificial intelligence while setting realistic expectations for internal stakeholders

Speaking:

paulonis

Michael Paulonis

Head of Data Science , Eastman Chemical Company

Keynote Presentation: Exploring the Impact of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning on the Data World

June 4 | 12:00 - 12:30

  • The art of the possible – what can currently be achieved, what we can expect in the future, and what is simply science fiction?
  • Which skills are required to take advantage of AI and other new technologies, as well as where to find them, and how best to keep them? ·
  • How to deal with unrealistic expectations driven by the current hype surrounding artificial intelligence while setting realistic expectations for internal stakeholders

Speaking:

paulonis

Michael Paulonis

Eastman Chemical Company

12:30

Chair's Closing Remarks

Chair's Closing Remarks

June 4 | 12:30 - 12:35

Speaking:

12:35

End of CDAO Apex

End of CDAO Apex

June 4 | 12:35

Speaking:

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