FT-TCS BaNCS Financial Leaders Dinner Forum

18:00   Registration and Cocktail Reception

19:00   Opening Remarks by Ravi Mattu, Editor, Business Life, Financial Times

19:05   Welcome Address by Tata Consultancy Services

19:30   Keynote Address: Taming the Beast that is Big Data for Growth and Innovation

New technological tools are enabling financial institutions to harness and utilise vast amounts of data, which have previously been unstructured. Allowing FSI firms to gain a deeper business insight into their organisation and ultimately drive profits and reduce costs. But this is not without its challenges as the sheer amount of data can be overwhelming. In this address, Dr. Usama Fayyad, one of the world’s first Chief Data Officer and a foremost global leader in the area of big data, will discuss how to successfully leverage the data trends and analytics at the cutting-edge of the data revolution.

Dr. Usama Fayyad, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Oasis 500; Former Chief Data Officer, Executive Vice-president of Research and Strategic Data Solutions, Yahoo!

20:45   Panel Discussion: Driving up Profits and Driving Down Costs in this Age of Disruption

The four forces of big data, the cloud, mobility and social media are causing significant disruption to business models. Financial institutions are under pressure to keep up with the fast-paced technological changes in order to stay ahead of the competition. They must increase revenue, decrease cost and improve efficiencies; while implementing the latest regulations. In this session business and technology leaders will discuss how they are dealing with the challenges and where they are finding the opportunities that the four forces offer.

Bill Pappas, Chief Information Officer - Global Wholesale Banking Technology & Operations, Bank of America
David Watson, Managing Director, Global Head of Client Access Products for Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank

Thomas Statnick, 
Managing Director & 
Global Head, Trade and Treasury Solutions Technology, 
Citi Institutional Clients Group
N. Ganapathy Subramaniam, Executive Vice President, Tata Consultancy Services

Ravi Mattu, Editor, Business Life, Financial Times


21:45   End of Event