7th Chief Digital & Data Officer Asia Summit

The AI Edge: Driving Digital Growth in a Shifting Landscape

 

DATE
8 May 2024
LOCATION
Singapore

7th Chief Digital & Data Officer Asia Summit

The AI revolution is fueling the next era of digital growth. To stay ahead of the curve, companies must harness AI for competitive advantage, rapid adaptability, and data-driven decision-making—especially in today’s unpredictable market.

However, realizing your AI/ML potential demands careful strategy. Chief digital officers, chief data officers and AI leaders must strike the right balance between investment and ROI, modern infrastructure and budget constraints, cutting-edge innovation and robust governance, and the right level of automation. It’s a winning formula that can help your company drive optimal business returns.

The 7th annual Chief Digital & Data Officer Asia Summit aims to discuss how to craft this formula, piecing together real-world experience, critical technological advances and upcoming digital trends that matter. It facilitates peer-to-peer discussions between digital, data, IT, e-commerce, CX, and AI leaders as they share their experiences, triumphs, visions, and insights. The Summit addresses data readiness, digital revenue, core reinvention, ROI, speed, collaboration, and emerging tech as CDOs reconsider how technology is delivered, address skill gaps and reframe what success looks like.

Why Chief Digital & Data Officer Asia Summit is Different

  1. Create business impacts and outcomes through digital and data initiatives
  2. Achieve agility and digital capability through architecture, application, and process modernization
  3. Craft seamless experiences for customers and employees in a phygital world
  4. Enhance data and AI capabilities through structure, talent and tech
  5. Refine talent and organizational strategies for digital and data resources
  6. Explore exponential technologies for monetization opportunities

AGENDA

08:15
REGISTRATION
09:00
09:10
Keynote: Mastering the AI Balancing Act for Business Wins – The New Roadmap

Between pace, costs, skillsets, partnerships, compliance, and outcomes, digital teeters on the balance. To successfully outperform their competitors, CDOs must strike the delicate balance that maximizes the benefits best suited for their enterprise needs. A leading consultant will provide his/her perspective on the contrasting goals, restrictions, and considerations CDOs face and how they can prevail in their digital journeys in an AI World.

09:40
Panel: The Perfect Partnership – How to Blend AI and Humans for Exceptional Experiences

AI is revolutionizing experiences changing how customers and employees engage with enterprises. With renewed expectations and behaviors come new opportunities to create value. This panel will examine:

  • Enhancing personalized customer journeys, from engagement to conversion
  • Creating immersive and memorable customer interactions, from online to offline
  • Preparing for autonomous custobots, or machine customers, that will disrupt routes to market
  • Reshaping work and employee experiences, from automation to augmentation
  • Improving developer experiences to overcome skill gaps

10:20
Industry Insights: Turning Data into Dollars – A Guide to Generating Data-driven Revenues

Enterprises use data as strategic assets to predict demand, build product strategies, and manage supply chains. But you need the right solutions to close the gap between data and actionable insights. Find out how to manage, own, and derive such insights faster, increase profitability and streamline operations.

10:40
REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:10
Industry Insights: Infrastructure Reimagined – Building for an AI Era

Facilitating the next generation of AI requires massive computing power and cost-effective data storage. Stringent data privacy requirements also increase the need for Edge AI. This session will explore the need to rethink the IT infrastructure behind the data to help CDOs unlock the potential of AI.

11:30
Panel: Continuous Transformation – Is Your Core Up to the Task?

CDOs are committing to fast-paced technological advancements to pursue the next wave of digital transformation in the interconnected world. But can the existing IT infrastructure cope with the significant change in computing needs and the shift in business requirements? This panel will discuss:

  • Modernizing core IT to place workloads strategically through connectivity
  • Orchestrating IT infrastructure with consideration of outcomes, simplicity, sovereignty, security, sustainability, and regulatory requirements
  • Rethinking data gathering, broader architectures, and tech tool deployments
  • Balancing the dual priorities of core modernization and cost rationalization

12:10
Industry Insights: Unlocking No-Code AI – The Playbook You’ve Been Waiting For

Enterprises are under pressure to develop AI for efficiency, cost optimization, outcome acceleration, and better decision-making. But they also face a critical talent shortage. The answer may lie with low-code/no-code. Find out how no-code AI tools can speed up AI developments and drive higher-value outcomes.

12:30
NETWORKING LUNCH & INVITE-ONLY ROUNDTABLES
14:00
Industry Insights: Insider Secrets for Successful GenAI Implementation

Generative AI is the latest hype in a series of transformative technologies. Businesses and lay users are excited, and digital leaders must get ready to leverage their potential. Yet, prompt writing in layperson terms, interoperability with existing systems, and data protection remain hurdles that we must overcome. This session illustrates the optimal ways to adopt and integrate GenAI with the right IT architecture, skillsets, and tech tools.

14:20
Panel: The Data Bottleneck – Why Digital Projects Often Fail

Data is the foundation for driving business impact through AI and prescriptive analytics that separate organizations from competitors. But is producing and hoarding more and more data necessarily the right approach? This panel will explore how CDOs can:

  • Unlock business value from trusted, timely, complete, and secure data
  • Harmonize data across locations, jurisdictions, and systems
  • Establish proper structure, governance, and integration to accelerate data insights
  • Analyze unstructured data through large language models and AI

15:00
Industry Insights: AI's Secret Weapon – How Synthetic Data Does the Heavy Lifting

AI training requires massive data sets, but AI teams must also tread carefully on data availability, readiness, and an ever-shifting regulatory environment. Synthetic data can be an answer. Find out how synthetic data can be more accessible and flexible while providing better privacy and higher utility than real data.

15:20
REFRESHMENT BREAK
15:50
Panel: Is Your AI Too Big (or Too Small)?

In the past year, enterprises have been fascinated by large language models and generative AI. With computation, energy consumption, and cost factors as significant considerations, opportunities exist to go smaller or bigger. This panel will explore:

  • Producing AI solutions at lower price points
  • Building smaller, specialized LLMs for cost and energy efficiency
  • Orchestrating multi-modal GenAI for cross-domain applications
  • The pros and cons of proprietary AI and open-source models

16:25
Panel: AI on Trial – Can Legislations Tame the Algorithm?

Policymakers across the globe are focusing on AI’s unprecedented growth to safeguard their citizens. While responsibility and ethics have long been on the minds of CDOs, CDAOs and CAIOs, how will establishing AI regulations impact research, development and production? This panel will discuss:

  • AI legislations around the world: Notable policies and similarities
  • Safeguards required for compliance without impeding AI progress
  • Balancing innovation with responsibility in AI development
  • Establishing a responsible and explainable AI culture and structure
  • Preventing AI hallucination and adopting Causal AI

17:00
CLOSING REMARKS & END OF THE CONFERENCE

PAST SPEAKERS

SPEAKERS

speaker
Dr. Jingyuan Zhao
Group Chief Data Officer
Great Eastern
speaker
Deep Thomas
Group Data Officer
Nomura
speaker
Ross Farrelly, PhD
Segment Leader, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
IBM Technology
speaker
Dr. Martin Saerbeck
CTO Digital Service
TÜV SÜD
speaker
Tejaswini Tilak
VP Marketing, APAC
Digital Realty
speaker
Yee Pern Ng
Chief Technology Officer
Far East Organization
speaker
Juliana Chua
Sr. Director, Global Digital Acceleration
EssilorLuxottica
speaker
Shivani Saini
Global Digital & Tech Head, Business Units
Haleon Consumer Healthcare
speaker
Daniel Ong
Solutions Architect Director, APAC
Digital Realty
speaker
Christelle Young
Chief Data & Analytics Officer - South Asia Pacific, Middle East & North Africa
L’Oreal
speaker
Sourabh Chitrachar
Regional VP (Asia) - Technology Strategy & Ops
Liberty Insurance
speaker
Caitlin Nguyen
Head of Digital and Ecommerce Transformation and Performance
Philips
speaker
Darren Yong
Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications
KPMG Asia Pacific
speaker
Gabriel Lazaro
Senior Vice President, Head of Digital, Overseas General Insurance
Chubb
speaker
Irene Soh
Director, External Data Unit & Control
Bank of Singapore
speaker
Steven Seah
Managing Director, ASEAN, India, Korea
Informatica
speaker
Nikolay Novozhilov
Head of Data Science and Advanced Analytics
Bank of Singapore
speaker
Rajaneesh Kurup
Segment Strategy Director
Equinix Asia-Pacific
speaker
Leslie Joseph
Principal Analyst
Forrester
speaker
Litao Liu
Head of FP&A Digital
ABB
speaker
Stanley Chan
Digital Services Senior Director
Equinix Asia-Pacific
speaker
Assoc Prof Carol Hargreaves
Director, Data Analytics Consulting Centre
National University of Singapore
speaker
Anup Kumar
Distinguished Engineer - CTO for Data & AI
IBM Asia Pacific
speaker
Jonathan Bigelow
CEO
CDOTrends
speaker
Winston Thomas
Editor-in-Chief
CDOTrends, DigitalWorkforceTrends and DataOpsTrends
speaker
Paul Mah
Editor
DSAITrends
speaker
Lachlan Colquhoun
ANZ Editor
CDOTrends, DigitalWorkforceTrends, and NextGen Connectivity

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Venue
Singapore

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