Sachin Tonk
Sachin Tonk
VP Data Analytics, BI - Standard Chartered Bank
Francis Miranda
Francis Miranda
Regional Director, Data Science & Quality - GfK
IT Woman of the Year (Asia) - PwC Digital
Paul Bartley
Paul Bartley
Chief Operating Officer, Global Business Services, Odfjell Drilling
Dickie Widjaja
Dickie Widjaja
Chief Information Officer, Investree, Indonesia
Santhosh Mahendiran
Santhosh Mahendiran
Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Techcombank (TCB)
Martijn Wieriks
Martijn Wieriks
Chief Data Officer - Julo
Gareth Lewis
Gareth Lewis
Industry Analyst - Sit-Down
Geoff Soon
Geoff Soon
Managing Director, South Asia - Snowflake
Grant Case
Grant Case
Director of Sales Engineering ANZ, Dataiku
JJ Tan
JJ Tan
Regional Director – Asia, Talend
CK Tan
CK Tan
Director, Strategic Client Advisory Asia Pacific - Qlik
Amith Rajan
Amith Rajan
Head Data and Advanced Analytics, Mashreq Bank
Chris Day
Chris Day
Director, APAC Sales Engineering - Denodo


Session A:

Connecting Data Silos and Further Activating Your Customer Data

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Session B:

Developing A Clear Roadmap for Your Data Strategy And Why It Is Important to Have One

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Session C:

Understanding The Role and Importance of Data in Business Continuity in The Covid19 Era

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Session D:

Effective Strategies to Maximise Insights Through Data Even with Limited Resources

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CDO LIVE SEA 2021 Series:
Use of data in decision-making to transform organisations in South East Asia

24rd February 2021, 09.00AM - 24th February 2021, 12.30PM SGT Save this event to my calendar
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09.00 AM – 09.05 AM Gareth Lewis, Industry Analyst - Sit-Down Introduction and welcome address  Main session
09.05 AM – 09.25 AM Chris Day, Director, APAC Sales Engineering - Denodo How Data Virtualization Enables Data-backed Decision Making Main session
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In today's rapidly changing world, organisations need to be more agile in order to adapt to market changes. But in order to stay agile, organisations need to make data-backed informed decisions. However, data in its original format is spread across multiple systems both on-prem and in the cloud, making data discovery, transformation, analysis, and consumption a fairly complex and time-consuming task. 

Attend this session to understand what data virtualization is and how it delivers a holistic view of enterprise information to business users across all of the underlying source systems.

09.25 AM – 09.45 AM Paul Bartley, Chief Operating Officer, Odfjell Drilling, Philippines

Facilitating Business Decisions Through The Use of Big Data and Actionable Metrics



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Attend this session to learn how to / or achieve:

·         Tapping relevant data sources to create dashboards to provide insights for improvement

·         Creating scorecards to aid in transforming business processes 

·         Developing criteria to set clear targets for boosting value

·         Establishing achievable goals that benefit employees and businesses

09.45 AM – 10.05 AM JJ Tan Regional Director - Asia - Talend Delivering instant access to trusted data at scale Main session
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As economies begin to emerge from the shadow and uncertainties of 2020, the ability to adjust business operations to a multitude of business scenarios becomes even more critical. Data and its actionable insights will continue to play a defining role in how successfully companies can adapt to macroeconomic conditions. Learn how you can achieve data clarity, agility and compliance for on-premise data or data in the cloud. Understand how successful outcomes, such as improved productivity and reduced costs, can result from achieving high quality data gains for your business needs.

10.05 AM – 10.25 AM Panel Discussion: Preparing For A Data-Driven Economy

- How does data-driven innovation fuel economic growth?
- Why does quality data help us understand the world around us, and make quality decisions, or change business processes?


  • Moderator: Gareth Lewis, Content Producer and Industry Analyst
  • Sachin Tonks, VP Data Analytics, BI - Standard Chartered Bank
  • Dickie Widjaja, Chief Information Officer - Investree, Indonesia
  • Martijn Wieriks, Chief Data Officer - Julo
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10.25 AM – 10.45 AM Geoff Soon, Managing Director, South Asia - Snowflake Mobilise Your Data with Snowflake Main session
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Join this session to learn how:
1. Traditional data architecture is complex, costly, and constrained; resulting in data silos across an organisation
2. The Snowflake Data Cloud is able to resolve data silos by enabling Access, Governance, and Action
3. Customers from various industries have benefited from the use of Snowflake's platform
10.45 AM – 11.05 AM Francis Miranda, Regional Director of Data Science and Quality at Gfk

Integrating Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics to Make Better Business Decisions

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11.05 AM – 11.25 AM CK Tan, Director, Strategic Client Advisory APAC - Qlik

Why the future of data analytics lies in simplicity?

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Having a culture of innovation allows an organization to respond quickly to challenges, and data presents an invaluable opportunity for companies to innovate. It enables companies to develop more targeted products and services, enhance feature sets, offer rich customer service, and more. However, innovation only happens when people's behaviour changes. In this session, we will discuss why simplifying how users work with data can increase their ability to change. We make it simple for people to work with data through our end-to-end approach to Active Intelligence, ultimately creating impacts and leading to business innovation.


11.25 AM – 11.45 AM Carolyn Chin-Parry, IT Woman of the Year 2020 (Asia), PwC Digital Innovation Leader Transformational Leadership
11.45 AM – 12.05 PM Grant Case, Director of Sales Engineering ANZ - Dataiku Enterprise AI : from Vision to Value Main session
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During this presentation, Grant Case, Director of Sales Engineering at Dataiku, will deep dive the specific steps a company must take to advance on the AI maturity curve. From Vision to value, through Data, Systems, People and Governance, Grant will identify the key concepts you want to consider to increase your organizational AI maturity while increasing the Business Value across your organisation. This presentation will be articulated around the following questions:

  • Why an AI Maturity Model?
  • Which Organisational Framework?
  • What are the main roadblocks … and how to overcome them?
  • What Next?
12.05 PM – 12.25 PM Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation and Change Management in a Developing Climate


  • Moderator: Gareth Lewis, Content Producer and Industry Analyst
  • Amith Rajan, Head Data and Advanced Analytics - Mashreq Bank
  • Santhosh Mahendiran, Chief Data & Analytics Officer - Techcombank (TCB)
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