INFOCOM CIO Connect 2019 – Raichak is the 5th Annual CIO Retreat Programme that will be held between June 21-23, 2019 at The Ffort Raichak on the Ganges.
INFOCOM CIO CONNECT program is an exclusive initiative to bring together select CIOs/CISOs of India with an objective to provide a platform that would help build a close networking forum between the CIOs/CISOs/Power IT decision makers wherein they can share industry best practices, real time experiences and engage in interactions between this close community.
50 CIOs from across various locations in India will be specially invited to attend this programme.
Raichak is more than just a location. Part of a 100-acre integrated lifestyle development on the bank of the Ganges, Raichak is the ideal luxury getaway to commune with the sun-kissed greens, cool breeze, sound of the Ganges and yourself. Nestled on the banks of the mighty Ganges, Raichak on Ganges, a 100 acre integrated lifestyle destination comprises Ganga Kutir – a boutique resort, Anaya – spa by L’occitane, The Ffort Raichak – resort hotel, Country homes, Club Rio, Specialty restaurants, Footloose – sports bar & lounge and several activity zones. It gives you the perfect opportunity to be part of a unique anthology which creates a world in itself, and makes it a perfect luxury destination.
"Winning in this VUCA World" is based on the emerging need of leading and managing well in this VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiquity) world and possessing a clear personal and organizational vision which will enable us to avoid the distraction of the urgent and make the organization more Vibrant, Unreal, Crazy and Astounding.
|17:30 hrs||Arrival of CIOs from various locations at Kolkata Airport|
|18:00 hrs||Transfer of CIOs from Kolkata Airport to Ffort Raichak|
|21:00 hrs||Check in and Meet & Greet Dinner|
|08:00 hrs – 09:00 hrs||Breakfast at REFLECTION|
|09:00 hrs – 09:30 hrs||Registration|
|09:30 hrs – 09:45 hrs||Welcome Remarks and Setting the Context
by K K Mahapatra, Organising Secretary and Head – INFOCOM ABP Pvt. Ltd.
|A109:45 hrs – 10:05 hrs||
Opening Keynote: Winning in this VUCA World
Keynote Speaker: Ambarish Dasgupta, Senior Partner and Founder, Intueri Consulting LLP
|A210:05 hrs – 10:35 hrs||
Keeping Companies Competitive with Technology Innovation
Keynote Speaker: Andy Karandikar, Senior Director, Cloud Pre-Sales, VMware Asia Pacific and Japan
|A310:35 hrs – 10:55 hrs||
Digital Driven Innovation and IT
Keynote Speaker: Atul Jayawant, Group Executive President – Group IT and Group CIO, Aditya Birla Group
|A410:55 hrs – 11:25 hrs||
Enterprise Engagement to Enable Digital Business
Keynote Speaker: Seema Ambastha, Senior Executive Vice President – India & Global Sales and Solutions, NTT Com – Netmagic
|A511:25 hrs – 11:45 hrs||
Enabling Digital Business
Keynote Speaker: Anil Rao, CEO, vCentric Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
|A611:45 hrs – 12:55 hrs||
Panel: IT Service Management in 2025
Chairperson & Moderator: Avinash Velhal, Group CIO, India, Middle East and APAC and VP - IT & Process, Atos India
|12:55 hrs – 14:00 hrs||
|A7 14:00 hrs – 14:20 hrs||
Hosted by: Prasenjit Roy, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, NTT Com – Netmagic
|A8 14:20 hrs – 14:40 hrs||
Fireside Chat: Accelerating Innovation through the Cloud
Hosted by: Aniket Chandavarkar, Business Development Manager, VMware Cloud Providers, India
In Conversation with: Samrat Banerjee, Vice President & Divisional CIO, ITC Ltd.
|A9 14:40 hrs – 15:40 hrs||
Panel: The Future of Work
Chairperson & Moderator: Sanjay Pai, Regional Director, Avaya India
|15:40 hrs – 15:50 hrs||
Tea & Coffee
|A10 15:50 hrs – 17:30 hrs||
‘ACCELERATE’- Achieving Excellence Together
Hosted by: Harrish Sai Raman, Performance and Life Coach
|17:45 hrs – 19:00 hrs||
|19:30 hrs onwards||
Evening Breakthrough Experience with Harrish Sai Raman
|08:00 hrs - 09:00 hrs||
Breakfast at REFLECTIONS and Checkout
|A11 09:15 hrs – 09:45 hrs||
Fireside Chat: The Next Big Wave
Hosted by: Seema Ambastha, Senior Executive Vice President – India & Global Sales and Solutions, NTT Com – Netmagic
In Conversation with: Bhushan Akerkar, Ex-CIO, Hindalco Industries Ltd.
|09:45 hrs – 09:50 hrs||
|A12 09:50 hrs – 10:10 hrs||
CIO Digital Transformational Story
Keynote Speaker: Mehmood Vaid, Head – Exchange Technology, 63 Moons Technologies
|A13 10:10 hrs – 10:55 hrs||
Panel: Building a Cyber Resilient Enterprise
Chairperson & Moderator: Samrat Banerjee, Vice President & Divisional CIO, ITC Ltd.
|A14 10:55 hrs – 11:40 hrs||
Panel: Extreme Customer Centricity
Chairperson & Moderator: Anil Rao, CEO, vCentric Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
|11:40 hrs – 11:45 hrs||
|12:00 hrs – 13:00 hrs||
Lunch at REFLECTIONS
Departure from Raichak to Calcutta
|18:00 hrs onwards||
Flights from Calcutta to various locations
ABHISHEK GUPTA CIO
Dish TV India Ltd.
ADARSH KAUL Head of Marketing
Avaya India & SAARC
AJAY BAKSHI SVP Business Transformation & CDO
Aegis Customer Support Pvt. Ltd.
AMBARISH DASGUPTA Senior Partner and Founder
Intueri Consulting LLP
ANIL RAO Chief Executive Officer
VCentric Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
ANIKET CHANDAVARKAR Business Development Manager
VMware Cloud Providers, India
ANDY KARANDIKAR Sr. Director, Cloud Presales
VMware Asia-Pacific and Japan
ARINDAM SINGHA ROY Group CIO
ARUN KUMAR PRADHAN Group IT Head
Orissa Power Generation Corporation Ltd (OPGCL),Govt. of Odisha
ASHISH KALAY Group CIO
SREI and Kanoria Foundation Group Companies
ASHOK CHERIAN CIO
Page Industries Ltd.
ATUL JAYAWANT Group Executive President – Group IT, Group CIO
Aditya Birla Group
AVINASH VELHAL Group CIO India, Middle East & Africa, VP IT & Process
AZFAR SHAHAB Chief - IT
Balasore Alloys Ltd.
BALA RAMANAN Senior Director - Risk & Compliance
BALA V MESHRAM General Manager - IT
The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.
BHUSHAN AKERKAR Ex - Chief Information Officer
DINESH TALNIYA CIO
APL Apollo Tubes Ltd.
HARRISH SAIRAMAN Life Coach and Transformation Specialist
Founder of Cogniizant Transformation and Co Founder of The Next Dimension
JOYDEEP DUTTA Executive Director & Group CTO
KAMAL KARNATAK Senior Vice President and Group CIO
MEHMOOD VAID Head - Exchange Technology
63 Moons Technologies Limited
NITIN GAUR Senior Director - Information Security & Compliance
Omega Healthcare Management Services
PIYUSH CHOWHAN VP and CIO
Arvind Lifestyle Brands
PRADEEPTA MOHAN SINGH AGM - IT
Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd.
PRASENJIT ROY Senior Executive Vice President - Marketing
RAJEEV GUPTA Group CIO
Airone Aviation Group
RAJESH KUMAR General Manager - IT
Grasim Industries Ltd.
RAJIB ROY CHOWDHURY DGM - IT
Avadh Sugar & Energy Ltd.
(K K Birla Group)
SAMRAT BANERJEE Vice President & Divisional CIO
SANJAY PRASAD Chief Information Officer
CESC Power Group
SANDEEP KULKARNI Head - Information Technology
SANJAY PAI Regional Director
SATISH PENDSE Director
Highbar Technocrat Ltd.
SEBASTIAN JOSEPH Assistant Executive Director (Information Management)
Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd.
SEEMA AMBASTHA Senior Executive Vice President - India & Global Sales and Solutions
S K RUDRA AGM & Head – Group SAP, IT Infra & Information Security Management.
C K Birla Hospitals
SONAM MALLIK CIO
Kesoram Industries Ltd.
SUBHAMOY CHAKRABORTI Head IT
ABP Pvt. Ltd.
SUMIT DUTTA GUPTA Group CIO & Head Information Systems
Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. & MCPI
SURYA AGARWAL Project Manager
Budge Budge Refineries Ltd.
VIJAYA KRISHNA K S General Manager - IT
Bharat Fritz Werner Ltd.
VIPUL ANAND SVP – IT & Group CIO
VIRENDRA KUMAR BANSAL Executive Vice President & Group CIO
V RANGANATHAN IYER CIO