Speaker Bio:  

Jayant Prabhu
General Manager & Global Practice Head - Information Management, Wipro
Jayant is a recognized and respected thought leader in the Information Management, Business Intelligence and Analytics area helping organizations formulate strategies to leverage Information as a strategic corporate asset for competitive differentiation. Jayant is having more than 15 years of IT experience and his core expertise lies in the areas of Information Strategy, Data Governance & Architecture, Master Data Management, Data Quality, Metadata Management, EDW Appliances & Big Data, Information Lifecycle Management, Business intelligence, Performance Management & Analytics.
Suresh Karanam
AVP - Global Head for BI Consulting & Solutions, Mahindra Satyam
Suresh heads the BI Consulting & Solutions team at Mahindra Satyam. His current focus areas include BI, Data Management, Performance Engineering & Value-based Consulting with Business Analytics. He has experience in implementing huge & complex Data Warehousing programs in Telecom & BFSI. His forte has been to provide insightful data to the business that can be readily appreciated & acted upon. He has contributed immensely towards re-building and re-growing Mahindra Satyam in the BI space in the last 3 years in his current role.
Hari Devarapalli
BI Solution Architect, TCS
Hari has more than 20 years of Industry and Teaching experience in the areas relating to Databases, e-Commerce, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence. He in his previous roles headed BIPM Service Technology Office and supports infrastructural needs for all sub focus areas of BIPM viz. Business Intelligence, Business Process Management and Enterprise application Integration. He has developed methodologies in Enterprise Data Management space and passionate for simple, structured and practical implementations. He in his current role as Consultant, Business Systems and Cybernetics Center develops and deploys Value articulation and Value realization frameworks for TCS clients.
Swati Das
BI Engagement Manager, Capgemini
Swati is having overall 13 years of experience in the field of IT and in BI it is 12 years. Prior to this she was associated with Wipro and TCS. She has managed projects/programs on Data Warehousing in multiple domains like Energy and Utilities, Finance, Life Sciences and Retail. The programs managed include work on Data Warehousing, Data Management and Reporting. She has previously headed the Reporting CoE at Capgemini India . In her current role as an engagement manager at Capgemini, she heads the BI-reporting tower for a large beverage Company.
Prafulla Wani
Technical Architect - Big Data, Syntel
Prafulla Wani is a big data engineer with experience in Hadoop/NoSQL based solutions as well traditional data-warehouse implementations using relational databases and ETL tools. With more than 8 years of IT experience and majority of it has been working at client locations in US, he is currently playing role of Technical Architect – Big Data as part of Strategic Offering Group (SOG) at Syntel.
Dr. Sandeep Kumar Sharma
Senior Manager, Deloitte
Dr. Sandeep is a Sr. Manager in Deloitte consulting and has 16 years of experience in IT industry. He is TOGAF certified Solution architect in Information Management space and delivered end to end technical solutionsacross industries. He has extensive experience of Architecture, design & build end to end solution for large scale information Management engagements. He has track record in building and publishing Point of View (POV), white papers and articles in next generation Data Warehouse, Appliances, Social Business Intelligence, Real time Analysis and BI 2.0. He has published and presents over 6 papers in various international conferences and chair many sessions. He is PhD holder on Real Time Analytics from University of Bristol.
Vimit Kapoor
Head of Decision Models, ANZ
Vimit is Head of Decision Models at ANZ Bangalore. He heads the advanced risk modelling team in Bangalore with capabilities in retail decision modelling and capital modelling, wholesale modelling and models implementation. He is responsible for all retail decision models globally ranging from conceptualization of projects, prioritization of projects, client engagement, global resourcing, delivery and stakeholder engagement across all ANZ geographies and retail portfolios. Prior to ANZ, Vimit has worked in consulting and banking roles with FICO, Symphony Services and ICICI Bank - all in the area of advanced predictive analytics. Through his career in advanced analytics spanning around 10 years, he has worked with clients and financial institutions globally in USA, Canada, Mexico, Spain, India, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Egypt, Korea, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Taiwan.
Sastry K V S N
Principal Architect - BI (Financial Services & Insurance), Infosys
Sastry is a Principal Architect with the Financial Services and Insurance vertical at Infosys. He has almost 2 decades of technology consulting experience during which he was associated with many of the large Banks and Financial Institutions across the globe. He has been part of many small and large initiatives related to application development, architecture definition and Strategy definition. Sastry’s focus area in the recent past has been Data Integration, Data Quality and Big Data.
Ajay Patwari
BI Senior Technical Consultant, PTC
Ajay is having almost 2 decades of IT experience. Currently, he is the BI senior Technical Consultant at PTC. Prior to this he was associated with the companies like Satyam, Aquent & 4CS.