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The Future of FSI Roundtable:

See tomorrow’s markets today

What are the steps to analytics excellence? In this Roundtable, we will present its most recent research on how Thai banks rates in the new standards of analytics excellence: real-time, optimized, integrated and efficient. These new standards will allow banks and insurers to improve customer offers, enhance customer experience, integrate digital siloes, and accommodate new technologies supporting Big Data and IoT. This highly-interactive Roundtable will be a chance to learn about best practices and benchmarks, and share experiences in getting analytics right in the Thai market.

We will also feature our recent research into the key analytics trends for 2017 show the necessary ingredients for analytics excellence:

• Ability of the decision-makers across the organization, not just IT, to make reliable and analytically-backed decisions, as the organization integrates analytics into daily operations and combine analytical models and rules into business decisions.

• The skill of analytics talent within the organization to deal with modern machine learning algorithms, to create reusable assets and best practices.

• The reduction of time-to-deployment of analytical models and the ability to develop once and deploy anywhere.

Event Details:

Date: Tuesday 22 November, 2016
Time: 9:00 – 14:00
Venue: Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, Studio R8, 5th Floor


David Burgess

David Burgess
Global Analytics Lead, SAS

David has over 10 years of experience in Asia Pacific regional roles, including Ogilvy & Mather, Standard Chartered Bank and the Development Bank of Singapore, with 7 years experience in analytics team management covering Marketing, Credit Risk, and Fraud / AML. In his current role, David works with the region in sales and support enablement activities and in customer facing situations to articulate the SAS value proposition with a specific emphasis on advanced analytics.

 David has worked for SAS for 7 years since 1995, including time in the Mumbai and Wellington offices, supporting clients from Invercargill to Islamabad. He has been based out of Singapore for over 10 years.

David holds a Masters Degree in Finance, Bachelors degrees in Mathematics and Economics, and a Post-graduate Diploma in Accounting.

Michael Araneta

Michael Araneta
Director, IDC Financial Insights Asia/Pacific

Michael Araneta is also Research Director for IDC Financial Insights leading the Asia/Pacific Banking Strategies Practice. Together with IDC Financial Insights' elite team of analysts, Michael regularly engages with the key decision makers in Asia's top financial services institutions.

Michael's recent work has proven that he is the go-to-analyst for a broad range of strategic and tactical issues in technology usage, not just within the Asia/Pacific banking landscape. To date Michael has consulted clients on a range of topical issues including IT infrastructure roadmaps, Big Data, IT Performance Management, Generation Y Banking, customer centricity and CRM initiatives, vendor product portfolio positioning, and bank channel effectiveness.

Michael regularly presents to senior-level banking practitioners in briefings around the region and is quoted frequently in various international media.

Michael Araneta is IDC Thailand Country Head. In this role, he works closely with IDC’s regional and Thai research teams on custom research and business intelligence assignments. Michael is also responsible for covering go-to-market strategies of both Thai enterprises financial technology vendors serving the Thai market.

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8:30 – 9:00
Register & Welcome Coffee
9:00 – 9:15
Welcome Speech
9:15 – 10:00
The New Standards of Analytics Excellence in Thai Financial Services
By Michael Araneta, Director, IDC Financial Insights Asia/Pacific
10:00 – 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:00
Discover the Innovations Set to Transform the FSI Industry
By David Burgess, Global Analytics Lead, SAS Inc.
11:00 – 12:00
Roundtable Discussion
12:00 – 12:15
Q&A / Closing Remarks
12:15Networking Lunch

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