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Event Overview

Indo American Community Services is hosting the 2019 Leadership Conference at Lisle Naperville Sheraton Hotel on Saturday, Spetember 14th at 5:30 pm. Theme of the Conference is Digital Transformation Trends.
 

Technology Executives will Discuss

  • What digital transformation means for different industries/businesses
  • Digital Transformation strategies
  • Paradigm shift in how an organization delivers value to its customers
  • The ability for large organizations to transform at a faster pace and compete with the smaller disruptors
  • Pros and Cons of in-house development verses outsourcing with knowledge transfer
  • Does Digital Transformation require a top-down Culture change?
  • How do companies asses the ROI on transformation?

Speakers

Nag Vaidyanathan

EVP, CTO, OneMain Financial

Vinith Chaudhary

Global Head, Digital, TCS

Gowri Selka

President, Volantsys

Moderator

Ankush Agarwal

Director Advanced Analytics, Exelon

 

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Registration Deadline : Sunday, September 8th2019

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DATE
Saturday, September 14th, 2019, Time 5:30pm
LOCATION
@Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel, 3000 Warrenville Rd, Lisle, IL 60532.

AGENDA

5:30pm - 6:30pm : Networking, Appetizers, Drinks

6:30pm - 8:30pm : Keynote, Panel Discussion, Q&A

8:30pm Dinner & Networking

Event Date & Time

Sep 14, 2019 to Sep 14, 2019

09/14/2019 05:30 PM 09/14/2019 05:30 PM UTC Digital Transformation Trends Digital Transformation Trends Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel, 3000 Warrenville Rd, Lisle, IL 60532 IACS

Event Speakers

  • Nageswaran Vaidyanathan

    EVP, Chief Technology Officer

    OneMain Financial

    Nageswaran Vaidyanathan

    EVP, Chief Technology Officer

    Nag is currently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of OneMain Financial and is accountable for applications delivery and operations, infrastructure and IT Security, data and digitaltransformation

    Prior to the current role Nag served as EVP and CIO of Personal Banking for Danske Bank accountable for Mobile banking, Mobile Pay, Cards processing, security and Advice and Sales functions. The work is executed globally and serves and supports customers in the Nordics and UK.

    Nag also served senior director with Allstate Insurance Company’s Connected Consumer Engineering team. Vaidyanathan was responsible for leading a global team that engineers and develops an open Application Program Interface (API) platform, websites and mobile applications. Vaidyanathan’s accountability included supporting the Connected Consumer roadmap involving crowd sourcing and technology contests, known as blitzes, with academia and external developers; an evolving, highly strategic, multi-million dollar initiative for the company.

    Earlier Vaidyanathan was senior director with Product Technology. He was accountable for the completion of the point of sale system catering to more than 15,000 Allstate exclusive agents and their staff, 1,200 independent agents, call centers, and other business units to be able to bind, quote and endorse policies across multiple product lines. Vaidyanathan was also responsible for retiring Allstate’s 30-year-old legacy point of sale system; work that involved more than 600 resources in multiple continents and was completed per plan.

    Before joining Product Technology, Vaidyanathan was a senior director in Claims Technology, where he led day-to-day operations and solution design of Claims capabilities for the Claims platform. He fostered the development of a state-of-the-art Claims management system, including back-office payment processing and operational controls, enterprise application integration, reporting, dashboards and analytics capabilities and electronic signature

    Vaidyanathan was the technology organization’s leader in the Allstate Cultural Transformation initiative.. Outside of work, he volunteers for Chicago’s Pratham, a non-profit organization core team involved in helping underprivileged children in India with basic education. Vaidyanathan is on the leadership panel for the Advisory Board of Indo American Community Services (IACS), helping students and entrepreneurs professionally through formal mentoring programs.

    Vaidyanathan received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a Master of Technology in India. He also received a Master in Business Administration from DePaul University.

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    OneMain Financial

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  • Vinith Chaudhary

    Global Head, Digital,

    TCS

    Vinith Chaudhary

    Global Head, Digital,

    Vinith Chaudhary is the Head of Digital for Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (US East) & Industrial Manufacturing at Tata Consultancy Services.

    Vinith’s focus is to help organizations transform & grow leveraging TCS “Business 4.0” approach. Fundamentally, putting Digital technologies like AI, Automation, Cloud & Data Analytics at the core of every organization to harness the abundance of vital resources and enable them to develop the agility they need to embrace risk and innovate rapidly.

    Leveraging a variety of Industry exposure over last 19 years, he is passionate about reimagining cross industry value chains through a consumer lens and user experience design focus.

     

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    TCS

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  • Gowri Selka

    President

    Volantsys

    Gowri Selka

    President

    Gowri Selka is the former Head of Data Analytics and Corporate Technologies for Walgreens Boots Alliance where she implemented integrated analytics platforms across multiple lines of businesses and led Walgreens data strategy.

    Gowri is currently the CEO of Volantsys Analytics Inc, where she partners with organizations in taking their businesses to the next level with the power of data and analytics.  

    Volantsys brings unique solutions to the current consulting market that: bridge the gaps between business and technology teams, enable organizations to eliminate barriers to adopt advanced analytics, and re-train client’s staff to effectively develop data science solutions in a collaborative manner with Volantsys people, tools, and frameworks in a cost-effective manner.

    Gowri’s goal is to make Volantsys a launching pad for organizations to attain sustainable successes by embracing emerging technologies and developing a highly engaged environment for both their customers and employees.

    In addition to her years in corporate executive and leadership roles, Selka is a futurist thinker with a deep commitment towards the community.

    • A Recognized Top 50 Technology Leader and Patents holder
    • Co-organizer of AI DAYS Chicago  http://www.chicagoaidays.com/
    • Founder and Director, ChickTech Chicago North https://chicagonorthsuburbs.chicktech.org/
    • Speaker at: Dataworks Summit,  AI Congress, Open Data Science Conference, CQAA forum
    • Board Member at A Safe Place - Domestic abuse prevention organization
    • University of Chicago alum and Relaunch program sponsor

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    Volantsys

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  • Ankush Agarwal

    Director Advanced Analytics

    Exelon Corporation

    Ankush Agarwal

    Director Advanced Analytics
    Exelon is a Fortune 100 company that work​s in every stage of the energy​​​​ business: power generation, competitive energy sales, transmission and delivery. Exelon’s six utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to approximately 10 million customers in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania through its Atlantic City Electric, BGE, ComEd, Delmarva Power, PECO and Pepco subsidiaries. Exelon is one of the largest competitive U.S. power generators and has approximately 35,500 megawatts of nuclear, gas, wind, solar and hydroelectric generating capacity comprising one of the nation's cleanest, lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company’s Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to approximately 2.2 million residential, public sector and business customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100.
     
    Profile
    Ankush Agarwal is an innovative data analytics leader, with expertise in deploying world-class analytics programs to enable a data-driven culture and transform operational and risk business functions. In his current role, he is responsible for collaborating with business leaders and experts across the Exelon family of Utility companies to develop an overall Grid transmission and distribution analytics strategy and deploy a platform to enable innovative advanced analytics use cases. He is passionate about enabling awareness and adoption of analytics for all employees in an organization and led the effort to build Exelon’s Analytics Academy program. Ankush was previously responsible for shaping the strategy and execution of Exelon’s Audit & Controls’ data analytics and IT Audit function.
     
    Education
    Ankush is a University Gold Medalist from Louisiana State University, where he earned his Bachelors and Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He also spent time conducting research on Memory Storage Estimation and Optimization for Embedded Systems 

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    Exelon Corporation

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