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At SAS Innovate, there's something for everyone and every role – from top executives to data scientists, engineers, and analysts across industries.

May 29 | Mumbai

The data and AI experience for business leaders, technical users, and SAS partners

This complimentary global event series provides something for everyone and every role – from top executives to data scientists, engineers, and analysts to our partners across industries.

Whether you’re flying solo or joining with your entire team, it's a no-risk, all-reward opportunity to learn how to succeed with AI and analytics.

Spend some time with us at SAS Innovate on Tour, and we know you’ll be all in on AI, too.

Featured speakers

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08:30 - 09:30

Registrations & Refreshments

Welcome to SAS Innovate on Tour!

Collect your badge and enjoy some light refreshments and coffee before the event. 

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome Note

Shukri Dabaghi, Senior Vice President, EMEA Emerging Markets & Asia Pacific, SAS

Noshin Kagalwalla, Vice President & Managing Director, SAS India

09:40 – 10:10

Keynote Address

Unleashing the Power of AI & Analytics: The Kotak Mahindra Life Journey

Mahesh Balasubramanian, Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance

10:10 – 10:35

Leading in Data and AI Keynote

In this keynote, you'll hear more about SAS' technology vision for the future and our specific areas of focus in the data and AI category, including Generative AI. Learn how you can outpace tomorrow with SAS and why we're the most trusted anlaytics partner on the planet.

Yigit Karabag, Regional Director – Customer Advisory – EMEA Emerging Markets & Asia Pacific, SAS

10:35 – 10:55

The Business Value of More Productive Data and AI

Learn how we're helping customers get more done, realize more value, and drive better outcomes. You'll also hear about new innovations and unique capabilities that we've built into our platform and products to help boost productivity.

Jason Loh, Head of Technology Futures, Global Technology Practice AP, SAS

10:55 – 11:10

Why Speed and Performance Matters

You can't be more productive if your AI is running slow or can't scale. See how SAS is delivering the most performant data and AI platform to not only support productivity, but drive down computing costs.

Sachin Kotian, Head - Architecture, SAS India

11:10 - 11:40

Networking & Refreshment Break

11:40 – 11:55

Delivering Trustworthy AI

The qualities of productivity and performance delivers incredible power, and to effectively leverage this power it must be trustworthy. Hear how SAS is delivering the most trustworthy AI platform on the planet.

Manisha Khanna, Global Product Marketing Lead – AI and Analytics, SAS

11:55 – 12:15

Better Together - SAS and our Partners

The SAS ecosystem is exponentially stronger with our partners. This strength translates to tangible value for our customers. See how the power of SAS is amplified with our partners.

Manish Nair, Head of Channels for India & ASEAN, SAS

Anshika Kabra, Head - Strategic & Global ISVs, Red Hat

12:15 – 13:00

CXO Panel Discussion: Unveiling the Potential: Exploring AI's Impact Across Industries and Scaling to Generative AI

Join us for a compelling panel discussion where experts from the banking, insurance, manufacturing, and Oil & Gas (O&G) industries converge to unravel the significance of the surge in focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for businesses. In this session, we'll delve into the transformative potential of AI and its intersection with data science, digital advancements, and industry collaborations, and adoption of Generative AI.

Riad Gydien, Executive Vice President & Chief Sales Officer, SAS

Balaji Narayanamurthy, President and Head of Business Intelligence Unit, Axis Bank

Aashish Kshetry, CIO & Vice President - IT, Asian Paints

Girish Nayak, Chief - Technology and Health Underwriting & Claims, ICICI Lombard GIC

Shri. Amal Krishna, Chief Digital & Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Moderator: Noshin Kagalwalla, Vice President & Managing Director, SAS India

13:00 – 14:00

Networking lunch

14:00 – 16:35

Join your preferred breakout track

To view the detailed agenda, please click on the track that you are interested in below.

Track 1: AI & Analytics
Track 2: Fraud Management
Track 3: Risk Management


Thank You & Close

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What to expect

Location Mumbai

JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar
IA Project Road, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Andheri, Mumbai, 400099

Conference experience

World class keynotes

Don't miss our world-class keynote sessions, where industry leaders will share their insights on the future of AI and analytics.

The Innovation Hub

Visit the heart of SAS Innovate to chat with experts and attendees and check out booths and super demos.

Breakout sessions

From technical deep dives to industry-specific solutions, choose from breakout sessions that will help you solve your toughest challenges.


This exclusive event for business leaders and senior experts provides a unique opportunity for in-person networking with SAS executives and senior leaders from across industries. All of whom have one thing in common: they live and breathe innovation.

We appreciate your interest. Due to an overwhelming response, this event is full.

Registration for this event is now closed.

 AI & Analytics
 Fraud Management
 Risk Management

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