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About The Conference

The upcoming 25th CIO&Leader Conference, an exclusive annual event eagerly anticipated by the top 200+ CIOs and future CIOs of India, is a platform to discuss AI's transformative powers and its application in shaping the future of business.

This year's theme,' The Intelligent Enterprise-AI Edition,' directly responds to the evolving business landscape, promising insightful talks, solution-focused workshops, and knowledge-sharing discussions.

The conference sessions will delve into trends and technologies, such as AI, Cloud, Data, and Security, that are poised to significantly enhance business efficiency, deliver exceptional user experiences, foster innovation, and expand the organization's global reach.

WHEN : 2nd-4th Aug 2024 | WHERE : Holiday Inn Resort, Goa

An intelligent agenda focussing on…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • AI Strategy for the Intelligent Enterprise
  • Scaling an AI Project from Pilot (POC) to Production
  • Ethical AI and Responsible AI Governance
  • Measuring Success and ROI
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Data

  • The Role of Intelligent Data Analytics and Insights
  • Data Optimization Challenges: Tackling the Complexities of DataOps
  • Data Governance for Compliance and Risk Mitigation
  • Performance Measurement in Data Strategy
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Cloud

  • Managing Digital Infrastructure Intelligently
  • The Cloud Conundrum: Balancing Performance, Reliability, and Cost
  • Is My Cloud Architecture Future-Ready?
  • Edge Computing and IoT Integration
  • Refactoring Your Applications: Leveraging Containers, Microservices, and APIs
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Security

  • Securing the Borderless Enterprise: Intelligent Threat Detection and Response
  • DevSecOps and the Security Supply Chain
  • AI-Powered Security Orchestration, Automation, and Next-Generation Security Analytics
  • Predictive Cyber Risk Management
  • Continuous Compliance and Fostering a Strong Cybersecurity Culture

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Celebrate the 100+ “CIO legends” at the conference
as architects of digital evolution

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India’s largest platform to showcase tech talent –
15th edition of the Awards Night for NEXT100

India’s only community-driven program to identify 100 future CIOs

https://next100.itnext.in/
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It aims to provide an understanding of the latest trends and priorities in enterprise tech for CIOs during 2024-25. The survey's outcomes will help initiate informed discussions at the conference and guide tech and business leaders in making effective strategic plans and decisions.

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India’s only platform to honour veteran
CIOs – 6th edition of CIO&Leader Samman

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25 years of legacy:
The definitive conference of the year that is a "must attend" on every CIO's calendar.

100+ Legendary CIOs:
Unique opportunity to engage with the who's who of CIOs from diverse verticals & at the forefront of the IT community

Industry's Gold Standard for Engagement:
Leverage our unparalleled & immersive engagement formats to network with other CIOs

Humsafar on Wheels:
Engagement starts at the onset of the journey

Speed dating:
Break the ice and make rapid connections at the very beginning of the conference

Power Lunch:
Formal Power Lunch with your key prospects

Build Lasting Relationships:
Forge strategic partnerships with other CIOs

Become a Champion of the Community:
Support, celebrate, and engage with the 100 future CIOs of India - the 15th cohort of the NEXT100

Privileged Access to 200+ High-Quality Prospects:
100+ Top CIOs + 100 Future CIOs - all at one place at the same time!

Get Inspired:
Our illustrious speakers will take you on a fascinating journey from the role of technology in our mythology to AI in the future

A Big Win:
Exciting prizes at every level of the conference - a Tata Tiago EV is at stake!

Experience Exotic Goa:
Beaches, sun, sand, food, drink and fun!

Win @ the Casino:
Test your luck at the casino and make new friends among the CIOs.

Let your Hair Down:
Boogie to the energizing music of a rock band

Get invigorated by the fresh sea breeze as you score a blazing goal
playing beach football

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Harri Ketamo

Founder & Chairman of Headai

Founder and chairman of Headai, with 20+ years of experience in cognitive sciences and AI.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik

Mythologist, Author & Columnist

Celebrated author & columnist.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Tony (Anthony) Thomas

CDIO, Signify

Seasoned public speaker, recognized as a luminary in the field of Leadership and Technology.

Confirmed Delegates

Past CIO Attendees

Abhijit Bhalerao CIO - Lifestyle Business
Raymond

Past CIO Attendees

Abhijit Chakravarty SVP - IT
HDFC Bank

Past CIO Attendees

Abhinav Srivastava CIO
Daimler India Commercial
Vehicles

Past CIO Attendees

Ajay Rambal Head Information Technology
LG Electronics India

Past CIO Attendees

Amal Krishna Chief Digital & Technology Officer
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Anand Hadgaonkar CIO - Asia
Whirlpool Corporation

Past CIO Attendees

Abhishek Gupta CIO & CDO
DishTV

Past CIO Attendees

Ajay Vernekar CIO
SBI Life Insurance
Company

Past CIO Attendees

Ajitsingh Nawale Head - IT
CIE Automotive India
Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Amit Kapil Group CTO
Caparo Engineering India

Past CIO Attendees

Amit Pradhan VP - IT & CIO
Dixon Technologies

Past CIO Attendees

Anand Sinha CIO & Global Head - IT
Birlasoft

Past CIO Attendees

Anantha Padmanabha CTO & General Manager -
IT Karnataka Bank

Past CIO Attendees

Anil Kakkar CIO
Escorts Kubota

Past CIO Attendees

Ankit Goenka SVP & Head Customer Experience
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
Company

Past CIO Attendees

Anjani Kumar CTO & EVP
Tata AIG General Insurance
Company

Past CIO Attendees

Apurva Dalal CIO
Adani Green Energy

Past CIO Attendees

Ashish Mathur Group CIO
AllCargo Group

Past CIO Attendees

Avais Mirza General Manager - Information Technology
Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Avinash Naik CIO
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Arvind Koul Global Head - IT
Infrastructure & Security
Uno Minda Group

Past CIO Attendees

Ashish Bansal Director/Sr. Principal, Global Products &
Technology Operations Leader
GSK

Past CIO Attendees

Ashok Jade Group Chief Information Officer
Kirloskar Brothers Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Atanu Pramamic VP - IT & COO
RPSG Ventures

Past CIO Attendees

Atul Bansal Group CIO
Gateway Distriparks (former
Gateway Rail Freight)

Past CIO Attendees

Awita Badonia Head - IT
Nokia Solutions & Network India

Past CIO Attendees

Ayan De Head - Business Technology &
Infrastructure
HDFC Life Insurance Company

Past CIO Attendees

Bhalchandra Ghanekar Director - IT
Angel One

Past CIO Attendees

C Subramanya President & Global CTO
SagilityHealth (formerly HGS
Healthcare)

Past CIO Attendees

CK Prasad Executive Director
RailTel Corporation of India

Past CIO Attendees

Chandan Sinha Group CIO
Jindal Saw

Past CIO Attendees

Chandresh Dedhia Group CIO
API Holdings

Past CIO Attendees

Chetan Trivedi CIO
Hindustan Zinc

Past CIO Attendees

Chitti Babu Group CIO
Aurobindo Pharma

Past CIO Attendees

Debanjan Banerjee CIO
Pernod Ricard

Past CIO Attendees

Debashis Singh CIO
Persistent Systems

Past CIO Attendees

Deepak Sengupta CIO
Shyam Metalics & Energy

Past CIO Attendees

Deepak Sharma President & CDO
Kotak Mahindra Bank

Past CIO Attendees

Deonath Yadav Senior Director - IT
Jubilant Ingrevia

Past CIO Attendees

Dhaval Pandya Corporate CIO
Piramal Enterprises

Past CIO Attendees

Dinesh Talniya CIO
APL Apollo Tubes

Past CIO Attendees

Dr Sandip Pradhan CIO
Exide Industries Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Dwaipayan Ghosh VP - IT & Head - SAP Services
GMR Group

Past CIO Attendees

G Venkateshwaran VP - IT & Digital Solutions
JSW Steel

Past CIO Attendees

Gyan Pandey Head - Digital/CDO
Voltas

Past CIO Attendees

Hariharan Iyer Group Chief Information Officer
Raymond

Past CIO Attendees

Harnath Babu CIO
KPMG India

Past CIO Attendees

Hemant Verma Chief General Manager Information Technology
Punjab National Bank

Past CIO Attendees

Indradyumna Datta Group Chief Digitial Officer
Jindal Steel & Power Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Harshad Mengle CISO
Aditya Birla Capital

Past CIO Attendees

Jai Daga VP - IT
Sony Pictures Networks
India

Past CIO Attendees

Jaiprasad Naidu Vice President -Information Technology
Micro Labs

Past CIO Attendees

Jayant Gupta Executive Director - IS
Hindustan Petroleum Corp

Past CIO Attendees

Jeyandran Venugopal Chief Product and Technology Officer (CPTO)
Flipkart

Past CIO Attendees

Jitendra Mishra CIO
Akums Group

Past CIO Attendees

Jitendra Singh CIO
JK Cement

Past CIO Attendees

Kalilur Rahman Director - IT
A Leading Global Pharma

Past CIO Attendees

Kapil Mahajan Global Chief Information &
Technology Officer
Allcargo Logistics

Past CIO Attendees

Kapil Mehrotra CTO
Dhanuka Agritech

Past CIO Attendees

Kaustubh Dabral Global CIO
Dabur India

Past CIO Attendees

Kiran Belsekar Executive Vice President - CISO & IT
Governance Aegon Life

Past CIO Attendees

Kishore Hirani CIO
Amara Raja Batteries

Past CIO Attendees

Kopal Sarin Raj VP - IT & India CIO
Wabtec Corporation

Past CIO Attendees

Kripadyuti Sarkar Group CIO
Ambuja Neotia Group

Past CIO Attendees

LB Sharma GM - IT
BPCL

Past CIO Attendees

Mahesh Ramamoorthy CIO
Yes Bank

Past CIO Attendees

Manish Grover Executive Director -Strategic IS
& IS
Indian Oil Corporation

Past CIO Attendees

Manoj Gautam Head - IT (CIO)
Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Mohit Kapoor Group Chief Technology Officer & Group Head IT
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Mukesh Jain CTO, Vice President & Global Head of People Analytics
Capgemini Technology Services India

Past CIO Attendees

Nitin Rohilla CIO
Adani Power Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Liton Nandy Executive Director - IS
Indian Oil Corporation

Past CIO Attendees

M Surya Rao Head - IT
Jindal Steel & Power

Past CIO Attendees

Mahesh Patil SVP - IT
Axis Bank

Past CIO Attendees

Makarand Sawant VP - IT
Sahyadri Hospitals

Past CIO Attendees

Manoranjan Kumar CIO
Shree Cement

Past CIO Attendees

Mayank Bhargava Chief Information & Digital
Officer
Fortis Healthcare

Past CIO Attendees

Mayuresh Purandare Head - IT Infrastructure & Security
Marico

Past CIO Attendees

Mehjabeen Taj Aalam CIO
Raychem RPG

Past CIO Attendees

Munender Soparna Chief Information Digital
Officer
Dr Lal Pathlabs

Past CIO Attendees

Naresh Sharma Group CIO
LNG Bhilwara Group

Past CIO Attendees

Naveen Gulati VP - Technology & Head - IT
Nykaa

Past CIO Attendees

Navin Nathani General Manager & Head - IT,
Transformation & Value Creation
Hindalco Industries

Past CIO Attendees

Neeti Wahi Group Chief Information &
Digital Officer
Sterlite Power

Past CIO Attendees

O P Singh CIO
JTEKT India

Past CIO Attendees

Padmabhushan Bahadure CTO
IDBI Bank

Past CIO Attendees

Pankaj Kankar CTPO - AJIO, Fashion & Lifestyle
Reliance Retail

Past CIO Attendees

Parveen Dhingra CDIO
Cairn India (Vedanta
Group)

Past CIO Attendees

Pawan Kumar Roy CIO
ArcelorMittal Global

Past CIO Attendees

Pranay Singh SVP - IT
Svatantra Microfin (Aditya Birla Group)

Past CIO Attendees

Puneesh Lamba CTO
Shahi Exports

Past CIO Attendees

Pushkar Rege CIO
UPL

Past CIO Attendees

R Anand Laxshmivarahan Group Chief Digital & Information
Officer
Jubilant Bhartia Group

Past CIO Attendees

Rahul Chopra Director & Head of Digital
PNB MetLife India Insurance Company

Past CIO Attendees

Rahul Sharma CIO
Tata Projects

Past CIO Attendees

Rahul Vaidya CIO - Wholesale
Piramal Capital & Housing
Finance

Past CIO Attendees

Rajat Yadav Head - IT
JCB

Past CIO Attendees

Rajeev Pradhan CIO
Wadia Group

Past CIO Attendees

Rajeev Taneja CIO
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India

Past CIO Attendees

Rajesh Uppal Senior Executive Director
(HR & IT)
Maruti Suzuki India

Past CIO Attendees

Rajiv Sharaf Head - IT
Torrent Power

Past CIO Attendees

Rajkumar Ayyella CIO
KEC International

Past CIO Attendees

Ramesh Narayaswamy CTO
Aditya Birla Capital

Past CIO Attendees

Ramesh Yadav Head - IT
Aditya Birla Memorial
Hospital

Past CIO Attendees

Ravi Shankar Srivastava CIO
Patanjali Foods

Past CIO Attendees

Roshan A Senior GM - Information Security & Infra
Healthcare Global Enterprises

Past CIO Attendees

Rajeev Jorapur Vice President - Information Technology
Bajaj Auto Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Rajendra S Bisht Vice President - Technology & Digital (CIO)
Bajaj Finance Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Rupesh Nain CIO - Natural Resources
Adani Enterprises

Past CIO Attendees

S Raghunatha Reddy EVP & Head - IT
UTI Mutual Fund

Past CIO Attendees

Sajeev Maheshwari Executive Director - IT
DMRC

Past CIO Attendees

Sandeep Dewangan Group CIO
Safexpress

Past CIO Attendees

Sandeep Hirenarti Senior General Manager - IT
Shree Renuka Sugars

Past CIO Attendees

Sanjay Aggarwal Chief Technology Officer
India Yamaha Motor

Past CIO Attendees

Sanjay Prasad CIO
CESC

Past CIO Attendees

Sanjay Rao President, Group CIO & Head - Shared
Services
SRF

Past CIO Attendees

Sandip Pradhan CIO
Exide Industries Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Sanjay Moralwar Group CIO & Senior General Manager
Cadila Healthcare Limited (Zydus Group )

Past CIO Attendees

Sarveswara Rao Devana GM & Head - IT
Mobis India

Past CIO Attendees

Sendil Kumar Venkatesan Chief Technology Officer
Shriram Capital Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Satyavrat Mishra Vice President & Head -
Corporate IT
Godrej Industries

Past CIO Attendees

Sekar S CIO
Karur Vysya Bank

Past CIO Attendees

Sivasubramanian M CDO
Welspun Corp

Past CIO Attendees

Srinivas KRD Chief Digital & Information Officer
Nayara Energy

Past CIO Attendees

Subhash Shelke CIO
Essar Steel

Past CIO Attendees

Sudhir Kanvinde CIO
Supreme Industries

Past CIO Attendees

Tushar Vagal CIO & Digital Head - L& T Realty
Larsen & Toubro Limited

Past CIO Attendees

Sumit Garg CIO
Piramal Pharma Solutions

Past CIO Attendees

Sunil Prabhu Head - Engineering
Godrej Capital

Past CIO Attendees

Sushil Meher Head - Health IT
AIIMS

Past CIO Attendees

Umacharan Singh CIO
CEAT India

Past CIO Attendees

Umesh Mehta CIO & President
PI Industries

Past CIO Attendees

V Ranganathan Iyer Group CIO & EVP - IT
JBM Group

Past CIO Attendees

Vasudevan Vimalan CIO
EID Parry (India)

Past CIO Attendees

Vikas Sharma Head IT & CISO
Aditya Birla Group

Past CIO Attendees

Vinay Khargonkar VP & Head - Corporate IT
Larsen & Toub

Past CIO Attendees

Vininder Baweja Chief Digital & Information Officer
Saint-Gobain India

Past CIO Attendees

Vinod Bhat CIO & Chief Ethics
Counsellor
Tata SIA Airlines

Past CIO Attendees

Vinod Gopinathan CIO
Ashok Leyland

Past CIO Attendees

Vinod Khode Group CIO
Varroc Engineering

Past CIO Attendees

Vinod Sivarama Krishnan CIO
Indus Towers

Past CIO Attendees

Vipin Kumar Global CIO
Uflex Ltd

Past CIO Attendees

Vishal Jain Head - IT Infra & Security
Del Monte Foods

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Who Should Attend

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Chief Information Officer

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President IT

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Chief Technology Officer

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Senior Director/Director IT

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Chief Digital Officer

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SVP/Vice President - Information Technology

…Driven via Intelligent Engagement Formats

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Humsafar on Wheels

Start engaging at the onset of the journey

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Speed Dating

Break the ice and make connections

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Case Study Workshop

Convert CIOs into your brand evangelists

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Sit Down Lunch

Formal Sit-down Lunch with your key prospects

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Partner Keynote

Elevate the vision of CIOs of an intelligent future

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Ideas Cafe

Conversational leadership to cross pollinate ideas & co-create solutions

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Boardroom Discussions

Executive insight exchange

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Panel Discussions

Harness diverse perspectives - advance your agenda

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Implementation Case Study

Share client success stories to demonstrate the impact of your solutions.

Actively engaged CIOs at the conference battle it out for the ultimate prize! An exclusive

Tata Tiago EV!

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