Innovative CIO Awards '18

Recognising India's Most Forward Thinking & Innovative CIOs

FEBRUARY 15th to 16th 2019BENGALURU (INDIA).

OVERVIEW

Recognising India’s Most Forward Thinking & Innovative CIOs

Dynamic changes in IT landscape besides the significant transformation in IT usages, organizations are facing multiple challenges to address to incorporate the changes. CIOs are under tremendous pressure to execute projects with limited resources within stipulated time-frame to enable organizations address targeted business growth. It is indeed a mammoth task for IT leaders to meet the expectations within such a constrained environment. This is indeed unwanted, an uncalled for situation, but at the same time this is opportunity to exhibit yourself.

YES, we strongly believe that a true leader comes out with strong leadership in such a situation only. This is the time; an innovative, bold and transformative decision can change the entire ballgame. Innovation is the only way which can pave a successful story, even in such a turmoil situation. Innovation is the only answer, which can overwrite all obstacles, even in such a restricted environment.

That’s why we are here out to find out those talented and innovative IT leaders, who have turned the table to all hindrances, who have incorporated a paradigm shift enabling multi-fold business growth with the help of creative and innovative IT thoughts. We want to bring them in the limelight and to present to nations, so that next generations IT leaders become inspired and energized. If you are the person we are looking for, feel free to share your thoughts and ink it in nomination form.




JUDGING CRITERIA

Innovative Communicator – Focuses communications on value and innovation, not technology. Helps all IT staff to understand the business and speak the language of business leaders.

Innovative Management Capability – Should be providing the right services at the right price and the right level of quality. Recognized among peers as an effective leader of the IT unit.

IT Innovations to drive Business Growth – Ensures clear focus on potential and realized value in all IT initiatives. Incorporates IT into business decision-making by participating in key strategic conversations, suggesting innovative uses of IT, and managing risk.

Innovations to Transform – In-depth researches that suggest innovative uses of IT to transform the business and successful execution to incorporate the changes.

EMINENT SPEAKERS

led by peers & industry experts

Abhinav Johri

Director - Digital Transformation, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Ajitabh Dey

Regional Sales Manager - Security Products, Micro Focus

Annamalai Ramanathan

Senior Manager - Systems Engineering at Cisco Systems India Pvt Ltd

Dr. Ankur Narang

SVP – Technology & Decision Sciences, Head – Yatra Labs, Yatra Online Pvt Ltd

Archie Jackson

AVP – Technology/Information Security, Genpact

Dr. Avadhut Parab

Global CIO, Wockhardt Ltd

Chris Orr

Manager – Sales Engineering, Tripwire

Dipanjan Biswas

Vice President - Product Engineering, Data Resolve Technologies

Diwakar Dayal

Managing Director - India and SAARC, Tenable

Karthik N

Country Manager, Enterprise Sales, Micro Focus

Kiran Komatla

Vice President - IT, Burger King India Pvt. Ltd.

Lisa Zinn

CIO & Group Head - Global IT & Business Service, Apollo Tyres Ltd

Dr. Mohan Chandrasekaran

Founder & CEO, adStringO Software Pvt. Ltd.

Mukesh Mehta

Chief Technology Officer, Batlivala & Karani Securities Ltd

Prasanna K Keny

Sr. Technical Manager, FSS West, IBM Analytics

Prasanna Lohar

Head - Technology Innovation, DCB Bank Limited

Rahul Kumar

Country Manager, India & SAARC, F-Secure

Ratnakar Reddy

Watson and Cloud Platform Leader, IBM

Ravinder Arora

Chief Information Security Officer, IRIS Software

Sanjay Narang

Director – Sales (APAC), Security Weaver

Seema Kumar

Country Leader for Developer Ecosystem Group, IBM

Subramaniam Meenakshisundaram

Executive IT Specialist and Engineering Leader with CTO Office, IBM India/SA

Sudhir Nayar

Managing Director Sales – India & SAARC, Cisco India

Sunil Dhaka

Chief Operating Officer (COO), ARCON TechSolutions

Trishneet Arora

Founder & CEO, TAC Security

Upkar Singh

Director IT, FIS Global

Venkat Nippani

Partner, Cyber Security, PwC India

Vishak Raman

Director - Security Business, Cisco India & SAARC

Satish Kumar Dwibhashi

Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Wibmo

Kersi Tavadia

Chief Information Officer, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Limited

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AGENDA & SCHEDULE

  • Day 01

    Feb 15, 2019

  • Day 02

    Feb 16, 2019

Please Note: Agenda & Schedule is subject to change without prior notice.
02.00 PM – 05.00 PM

Guest Arrivals / Check-Ins


05.00 PM – 05.45 PM

Delegates Registration


05.45 PM – 06.10 PM

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

-- By: Deepak Kumar, Chief Editor, BitStream Mediaworks

06.10 PM – 06.40 PM

Keynote: The 2019 CIO Agenda -- Creating a Culture that is Ready for Anything to Drive Business Model Transformation

-- By: Abhinav Johri, Director - Digital Transformation, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

06.40 PM – 07.20 PM

CIO ThoughtExchange

The Future of Work in a World of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Automation

Moderator: * Archie Jackson, AVP – Technology/Information Security, Genpact

Panelists:
  • Dr. Ankur Narang, SVP – Technology & Decision Sciences, Head – Yatra Labs, Yatra Online Pvt Ltd
  • Kiran Komatla, Vice President - IT, Burger King India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Lisa Zinn, CIO & Group Head - Global IT & Business Service, Apollo Tyres Ltd
  • Kersi Tavadia, Chief Information Officer, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Limited
  • Abhinav Johri, Director - Digital Transformation, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP
07.20 PM – 07.40 PM

Cyber Exposure: The New Frontier

-- By: Diwakar Dayal, Managing Director - India and SAARC, Tenable

07.40 PM – 08.00 PM

Digital Intelligence-As-A-Service: Multi-cloud & AI are driving Digital Transformation and Creating New Business Models

-- By: Seema Kumar, Country Leader for Developer Ecosystem Group, IBM

08.00 PM – 08.45 PM

CISO ThoughtExchange

Navigating Security and Risk in a Changing IT Landscape. How to Improve the Security Posture of Your Organisation?

Moderator: * Venkat Nippani, Partner, Cyber Security, PwC India

Panelists:
  • Chris Orr, Manager – Sales Engineering, Tripwire
  • Diwakar Dayal, Managing Director - India and SAARC, Tenable
  • Sanjay Narang, Director – Sales (APAC), Security Weaver
  • Ajitabh Dey, Regional Sales Manager – South, Micro Focus
08.45 PM – 09.00 PM

Distribution of Innovative CIO Awards 2018 -- Part 1


09.15 PM onwards

Networking Cocktails & Dinner


07.00 AM – 08.30 AM

Power Breakfast


08.30 AM – 09.00 AM

Delegate Registrations


09.00 AM – 09.30 AM

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

-- By: Deepak Kumar, Chief Editor, BitStream Mediaworks

09.30 AM – 10.00 AM

Cyber Integrity Through Foundational Controls

-- By: Chris Orr, Manager – Sales Engineering, Tripwire

10.00 AM – 10.40 AM

CIO Leadership Exchange

Accelerate Your Innovation & Transformation with a Multi-Cloud Architecture

Moderator: * Abhinav Johri, Global Operations Leader - Digital Transformation, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

Panelists:
  • Dr. Avadhut Parab, Global CIO, Wockhardt Ltd
  • Ratnakar Reddy, Watson and Cloud Platform Leader, IBM
  • Upkar Singh, Director - Information Technology, FIS Global
  • Mukesh Mehta, Chief Technology Officer, Batlivala & Karani Securities Ltd
10.40 AM – 11.00 AM

Navigating the Complexities of the Multi-cloud/Application Modernization World Are you ready?

-- By: Subramaniam Meenakshisundaram, Executive IT Specialist and Engineering Leader with CTO Office, IBM India / South Asia


11.00 AM – 11.45 AM

Tea-Coffee Break / Technology Showcase / Check-outs


11.45 AM – 12.10 PM

Stay One Step Ahead of the Criminal Mind

-- By: Rahul Kumar - Country Manager, India & SAARC, F-Secure

12.10 PM – 12.30 PM

Thriving in a Fast and Fleeting World with Hybrid IT

-- By: Karthik N, Country Manager, Enterprise Sales, Micro Focus

12.30 PM – 01.00 PM

Editorial TalkFest

  • The Cloud for Your Business that Adapts to Changing Needs of Business Growth
  • Exploring the Promise of Big Data & Analytics for Enterprise

-- With Deepak Kumar, Chief Editor, BitStream Mediaworks

-- Prasanna K Keny, Sr. Technical Manager, FSS West, IBM Analytics; and

-- Subramaniam Meenakshisundaram, Executive IT Specialist and Engineering Leader with CTO Office, IBM India/SA

01.00 PM – 02.00 PM

Networking Lunch / Technology Showcase


02.00 PM – 02.30 PM

Distribution of Innovative CIO Awards 2018 -- Part 2


02.30 PM – 03.00 PM

CISO Leadership Exchange

Organizations are moving rapidly to cloud and IOT, What are the security challenges or risks that CISO’s are facing with adoption of these technologies?

Moderator: Ravinder Arora, Chief Information Security Officer, IRIS Software

Panelists:
  • Diwakar Dayal, Managing Director - India and SAARC, Tenable
  • Archie Jackson, AVP – Technology/Information Security, Genpact
  • Rahul Kumar - Country Manager, India & SAARC, F-Secure
  • Vishak Raman, Director - Security Business, Cisco India & SAARC
  • Dipanjan Biswas, Vice President - Product Engineering, Data Resolve Technologies
  • Trishneet Arora, Founder & CEO, TAC Security
03.00 PM – 03.20 PM

PAM: From Compliance Driven to Business-Driven

--Yahya Khan, Lead Solution Consultant, ARCON TechSolutions

03.20 PM – 03.40 PM

Endpoint Compression for Enterprise - Corporate Digital Superhero

-- By: Dr. Mohan Chandrasekaran, Founder & CEO, adStringO Software Pvt. Ltd.

03.40 PM – 04.00 PM

Presentation from Cisco

-- By: (a) Sudhir Nayar, Managing Director Sales – India & SAARC, Cisco Systems India; and
(b) Annamalai Ramanathan, Senior Manager - Systems Engineering, Cisco Systems India


04.00 PM – 04.30 PM

CIO Leadership Exchange

With Blockchain, What Comes First -- Opportunity or Threat? How are You Using Blockchain to Reimagine Your Organisation?

Moderator: Prasanna Lohar, Head - Technology Innovation, DCB Bank Limited

Panelists
  • Dr. Avadhut Parab, Global CIO, Wockhardt Ltd
  • Ravinder Arora, Chief Information Security Officer, IRIS Software
  • Kersi Tavadia, Chief Information Officer, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Limited
  • Trishneet Arora, Founder & CEO, TAC Security
  • Satish Kumar Dwibhashi, Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Wibmo
04.30 PM – 05.30 PM

Distribution of Innovative CIO Awards 2018 -- Part 3


05.30 PM – 05.40 PM

Closing Remarks / Vote of Thanks


05.40 PM onwards

Hi-Tea / Cocktails / Departures


08:00 - 12:00 AM

Sophie Lana

Founder & CEO

Make Your HTML to WordPress

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12:00 - 14:00 PM

James Hoult

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Introduction Search Engine Optimisation

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16:00 - 18:00 PM

Oscar Helman

Founder & CEO

Make SEO Friendly WP Theme

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20:00 - 22:00 AM

Rose Shipp

Founder & CEO

Advanced Theme Development

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08:00 - 12:00 AM

Isaac Nicholas

Founder & CEO

Advanced Theme Development 2

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12:00 - 14:00 PM

John Arnold

Founder & CEO

Make Mobile Friendly Theme

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16:00 - 18:00 PM

Ben Sheridan

Founder & CEO

Quality Asurance Your WP Theme

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20:00 - 22:00 PM

Sophie Lana

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Getting Started With WP Plugin

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08:00 - 12:00 AM

Ben Sheridan

Founder & CEO

WP Plugin Development

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08:00 - 12:00 AM

Ben Sheridan

Founder & CEO

Customize Your WordPress Theme

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08:00 - 12:00 AM

James Hoult

Founder & CEO

Interview With WP Author

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08:00 - 12:00 AM

Oscar Helman

Founder & CEO

Close Event Ceremony & Doorprize

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EVENT FAQS

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  • Nominees must hold the title of Chief Information Officer (CIO), Head of IT or equivalent. They must be the highest-level IT leader in the organization.
  • Applicants are welcome from for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, with all assessed on a common set of criteria.
  • Applicants must present accomplishments related to the applicant's current position.
  • Finalists will be expected to attend the Award Event in person.

The judging process will be conducted in three phases.

A panel of 5 eminent judges (1 ex-CIO, 1 most senior IT analyst, 1 senior academician from a most reputed IT institute in India, 1 ex DDG of NIC and 1 ex-CEO) will write final verdict. Names will be announced very soon.

Phase 1: Initial Screening

Each application will be read by the judges and ranked based on quality, depth and completeness of the responses. The semi-finalists will be selected for the next phase.

Phase 2: Detailed Analysis

The panel of judges, will read each semi-finalist application and rank order based on detailed evaluation criteria. Judges will pick up the finalists.

Phase 3: Interviews

If judges feel that there is a need to cross-check or if they have any doubt in the nomination form, then they will interview the finalists and then decide to pick the winner. Finalists will be notified in advance so that they can prepare for interviews, if required.

You can complete the application online, over several sessions, saving your draft content. Once you are satisfied with your application, we ask you to submit your final application. You can choose

Click here to submit your nomination Online

Alternatively, you can download PDF or DOC version of Nomination Form for sending your nomination. Send back the thoroughly filled-up Nomination Form to cioawards@cioaxis.com.

Nomination closes on September 18, 2018 (Extended).

All information shared in nomination form, including the identity of applicants, will be held in strict confidence and used only by the award judges in the judging process.
  • Winners will be announced on the award website in 3rd / 4th Week of September, 2018. The Finalists also will be announced on the award website and also will be invited to attend the conference on the award event day.
  • There will be a special photo opportunity session on the award event day for winners.
  • Press interviews of the winners will be published post event on http://www.cioaxis.com website and BitStream Mediaworks network websites.
Nomination / Sponsorship: Jitendra Srivastava / +91-8076364595, 9818305558 / jeetu@cioaxis.com Speaking Opportunity: Aryan Kashyap / +91-8766291131 / aryan@cioaxis.com  

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