15 April 2015
Grand Hyatt • Mumbai

Deliver what the future demands

Share insights. Drive innovation. Make an impact.

Shaped over time by their experiences and challenges, the best leaders imagine the opportunities the future holds – and then capitalize on them.
They have vision.

The SAS® Forum India 2015 - India's largest analytics event, brings these visionaries straight to you.

And they’re talking about the topics that matter most right now. Big Data Analytics. Customer Centricity. Risk & Fraud Management.

You’ll hear experts from a range of industries share their personal insights and experiences with using analytics to achieve meaningful and measurable results.

Join us at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai for a unique learning and networking experience designed exclusively for senior executives and decision makers.


Plenary & Panel Discussion Session


Plenary Sessions
8:30 - 9:15Registration
9:15 - 9:30Seating at Regal Room
9:30 - 9:40

Welcome & opening remarks
Sudipta K. Sen, Regional Director – South East Asia
VC and Board Member, SAS India

9:40 - 10:10

Disruptive Innovation with Big Data and Analytics
Craig Stires, AVP, IDC APAC Research Group

10:10 - 10:40

Driving Customer Profitability by embracing Analytics
Manish Sinha, Head Customer Value Management, HSBC

10:40 - 11:00

Omni-Channel Customer Interaction
Mr. Oliver Borner, Principal Business Advisor, CI COE, SAS

11:00 – 11:30

Tea / Coffee break

11:30 – 11:45

Navigating the Era of Abundance
Noshin Kagalwalla, Managing Director, SAS India

11:45 – 12:05

Developing a Unique Analytics Ecosystem to Thrive in Today's and Tomorrow's Economy
Udo Sglavo, Senior Director, SAS R&D

12.05 – 12.15

Business Visualization: SAS Visual Analytics Demo
Deepak Ramanathan, Director - Analytical Platform COE, SAS

Panel Discussion

12:15 - 13:15

Panel Discussion - Big Data Analytics: Delivering what the future demands
Panel Host - Sudipta K. Sen, Regional Director – South East Asia
VC and Board Member, SAS India

Panel Members -
Yen Yen Tan, Regional Vice President & MD, SAS South Asia Pacific
Prakash Paranjape, CIO, Idea Cellular Ltd
Rajesh Uppal, Executive Director - IT, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
VV Rajasekhar, SVP & Management Committee Member, ITC Infotech and CIO, ITC Group
Hitesh Arora, CTO (Indian Subcontinent), Yum! Restaurants India Pvt Ltd
Umesh Jain, Chief (Technology), National Stock Exchange and CEO, NSE Infotech Service
Prof. Bhimasankaram Pochiraju, Clinical Professor of Statistics & Director, ISB

13:15 - 14:15Networking lunch

Track Sessions

Big Data Analytics

Risk & Fraud Management

Customer Centricity

14:15 - 14:45

Advanced Analytics in the 21st Century
Udo Sglavo, Senior Director, SAS R&D

Emerging technologies in fraud prevention and detection
Radhakrishna B, Practice Head - Risk Fraud Management - SAS India

Customer Value Management, a great ‘idea’ – Increasing Customer Satisfaction and Revenue in a hypercompetitive environment
Deepak Rao, Vice President - Marketing, Head - Product and U&R, Idea Cellular Limited

14:45 - 15:15

Analytics for everyone, everywhere and in-everything
Srinivasan Iyengar, COO, Reliance Life Insurance Co. Ltd

Credit Risk Management – Outline for IRB approach implementation
P V Bharathi, GM - Risk, Canara Bank

Improving Customer Engagement using real-time contextual marketing
Oliver Borner, Principal Business Advisor, CI COE, SAS

15:15 - 15:45Tea/ Coffee break
15:45 - 16:15

Big Data Analytics for Banking: Unlocking Breakthrough Business Opportunities
Jairam Sridharan, President - Retail Lending, Axis Bank Ltd

Operational Risk Implementation – The journey so far
K.R. Mohanachandran, GM & CRO, Federal Bank
Synergizing IT and Business in the dynamic e-commerce world to improve customer engagement and experience
Vineet Baid, VP - Operations & IT, Jabong
16:15 - 16:45

The New Analytics Experience
Deepak Ramanathan, Director - Analytical Platform COE, SAS APAC

Market Risk Management
Vineet Khanna, Director - Practices, SAS India

When two worlds collide – Marketing and Advertising
Ryan Treichler, Director of Digital Channels, Customer Intelligence , Product Management , SAS Institute
16:45 - 17:15Closing
* Agenda subject to change


Grand Hyatt Pic

Mumbai |  15 April 2015

Grand Hyatt Hotel

Off Western Express Highway,
Santacruz (East) Mumbai,
Maharashtra 400055
+91 22 6676 1234

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