Digital Process Automation Live

The Largest Premier Gathering of Digital Process Automation Industry Leaders & Senior-Executives sharing key solutions.

Agenda

The business environment is changing faster than at any time in history, and smart organizations know that their company’s competitive advantage today and in the future will come only by transforming their business from end to endfunction by function and process by process.

This event unlike any other event in the industry truly represents the rapidly evolving  landscape of Artificial Intelligence World.

Carefully crafted, the agenda has been uniquely designed through primary telephone research, to deliver exceptional content, to drive the best attendees, and become the most engaging event in the industry.

Speakers

Just Some of Our Outstanding Speakers 

José Pires

José Pires

CEO, Global Excellence & Innovation, Innovation & Excellence

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)

Wednesday 14th March 2018 | 20:30 - 21:15 pm

Biography

José Pires serves as the Global Excellence & Innovation (E&I) Leader for Andeavor Corporation, where he oversees the global identification, prioritization and execution of mission critical business improvements and innovations that add value to the company, business partners and external clients in multiple markets.

Prior to his current role, Pires held Excellence and Innovation leadership positions in large, global companies in the electronics (Sony), semiconductor (Cymer-ASML), food (Nestlé) and infrastructure (Black & Veatch) industries. Throughout his career, Pires developed and refined E&I as an award winning program for innovation, leadership development, strategy execution and value creation globally.

Pires is an advisory board leader and keynote speaker for several global conferences on innovation, operational excellence, leadership development, strategy execution, business transformation, customer engagement and growth acceleration.

He holds a Bachelor in Engineering Physics from the University of Kansas and a Master in Business Administration focused in Investment Banking and Entrepreneurship from the University of San Diego.

Rajesh Rao

Rajesh Rao

Global Head of the RPA & Conversational AI (Chatbot) CoEs, Nokia

Digital Process Automation Live

Tuesday 11th May 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Rajesh currently heads the RPA & Conversational AI (Chatbot) CoEs at Nokia. He is responsible for globally implementing these technologies to deliver extreme automation benefits. Prior to this role, Rajesh was heading Platforms/Automation for HCL’s Business Services Division, where he delivered Automation solutions to multiple large global companies.

Rajesh brings strategic and operational expertise in Technology & Process led Transformation, Automation, Outsourcing and Emerging Technologies, and has held global leadership positions in these areas with people & PnL responsibilities, including board positions.

He holds a Business Management diploma (PGDBM) from XLRI and a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Kanpur, India. He is a trained Six-Sigma Black Belt and a certified Information Security Lead Auditor for ISO 27001.

Angela Perri

Angela Perri

VP Strategic Alignment, Transformation & Consumer Innovation, UMPC Health Plan

Digital Process Automation Live

Thursday 13th May 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Value-first Innovation and Transformation Strategies: Medicaid, Medicare and public health are changing as consumers become more aware. With health reform pending, the Marketplace (Exchanges) struggling, and commercial premiums rising, health systems need to operationally prepare for new or significantly different rules making strategic choices about their future, purpose, and brand.

My expertise is in defining organizational vision and execution / establishing a motivated growth strategy; and a relentless focus on quality delivery. It is organizational transformation through leadership, commitment to budget and design together with engaging communications for staff and clients or members. It is project planning and implementations. It is initial research and product or program design needed for next generation analytics, technology and value. It is flawless execution. All these areas require inspired leadership. These are the areas where I excel - from company turn-arounds to establishing value to exceeding growth goals.

Steve Sarafinovski

Steve Sarafinovski

Senior Manager, Capital Projects Group, Metrolinx

Digital Process Automation Live

Wednesday 12th May 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Steve Sarafinovski is a natural leader that began his career on the front lines of the transit industry, and has progressed his versatile background through his experiences in operations, technology project management, transit scheduling and resource management.

Currently, as a strategic leader in Resource Planning and Optimization of the Capital Projects Group division at Metrolinx, a crown agency of the Government of Ontario, Steve does what he does best which is exploring and finding opportunities by implementing efficiencies and automated processes within his projects portfolio.

Being a recipient of the Innovation Award at Metrolinx, as well as being awarded the “Top 40 Under 40” honours from the transit industry, achieving success in implementing new and more efficient processes, has been the cornerstone of his career. Steve is also the Founder of KJS Group, a consulting firm that offers expert management consulting and strategic planning advice for small to medium businesses.

Hao Dinh

Hao Dinh

Director Global Digital Industrial Operations, Electrolux

Digital Process Automation Live

Wednesday 12th May 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

For two decades, Hao has led digital transformation initiatives for IBM, Unilever, GE, Ford, GM & collaborated with IDEO & the Aspen Institute to drive social innovations.

Also, he’s successfully started two non-profits that partner with the education systems in the United States and China to nurture the next generation of innovators. Lastly, to strengthen his physical, mental & spiritual self, Hao recently completed a US Navy Seals training program.

Rajeev Chakraborty

Rajeev Chakraborty

Former. Delivery of Test and Trace Digital - LFD and AI Reader, NHS Digital

Digital Process Automation Live

Thursday 13th May 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Active SC and NPPV3 clearance. I have an MBA from Cranfield, part-qualified CIMA, a BCS Solution Architect certificate, a Physics graduate degree, and also studied law (PG Dip). Multilingual (5 languages). Worked with multicultural team across 58 countries. Having worked in both technical and operational functional capacity, (and enjoying the work I do), I enjoy running and leading complex digitech transformation and strategic programmes, implementing change through use of various structured models.

Technology Leadership
12 of the 27 years have been spent in leadership roles. Including the mobilisation and implementation of complex end to end programme, implementation of revised target operating models across Northern Europe to reduce operational costs and headcount and the transition to offshore delivery models.

Transformation & Change Management
Large-scale transformation programmes, Business Case Development Business/Change Impact Assessment Target Operating Model Design, Business Process Outsourcing, Merger & Acquisition, Transformation Governance, Benefits Realisation and TUPE.

Programme Management/ Recovery (Value £0.5 to £42m)
Launch/ transition/ recovery of major programmes. Tech: Azure, MS Dynamics, Google Suite, Microsoft Office 365, AWS, IOS and Salesforce. Implementing bespoke or standard software applications. Implementing Secure digitech ops.

Project implementation
Implementing and maintaining the agile PM model through SCRUM and SCRUM of SCRUMS, at every role for the last 8-9 years across teams at various levels, including SDLC, Dev Ops, Product management, Infrastructure, Service delivery, mobilisation for project delivery, as the scrum master or coach as required.

Business Engagement
Develop and maintain strategic relationships with Executive Steering Groups and Executive Leadership Teams (CxO level) for implementing new innovative technologies.
 

Larry Boyer

Larry Boyer

Advisory Board Member, OPEN BDA

Digital Process Automation Live

Wednesday 12th May 2021 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

Larry Boyer is the author of The Robot In the Next Cubicle: What You Need to Know to Adapt and Succeed in the Automation Age. As a business leader and advisor he connects technology, analytics and economics to business operations & strategy to lead digital transformation and increased sales and profitability.

Larry is expert at working across disciplines and organizational boundaries to bring together information and people to foster innovation. He has worked as such notable companies as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Freddie Mac, IHS Markit and Aetna. Larry holds degrees in physics, economics, and public administration.

Larry is both Certified Business Economist® and certified coach. He has beenon the board of advisors for the Rutgers Big Data program, TECH Pakistan, and OPEN BDA and is amember of the Forbes Coaches Council. Connect with Larry to position yourself or your business forsuccess through disruption.

Dr. Sean MacNiven

Dr. Sean MacNiven

Head of Strategy and Research, SAP

Digital Process Automation Live

Thursday 13th May 2021 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

Sean is the global lead for strategy and research for SAP's global product support organisation, with over 15 years of experience at SAP and as an independent consultant to organizations and government (including the European Commission).

Among the topics he leads, he is the chief architect of the support organisation’s strategy of minimising effort for employees and customers through the automation of insights and the digital augmentation of knowledge workers. Sub topics of expertise include the design of adaptive systems; gamification; measurement; research design; communications and PR impact, and social influence in online environments.

Furthermore, as global lead for organizational research, Sean partners with leading international universities to develop robust empirical measures for impact, and has introduced and is currently standardising the use of randomized control trials for all major projects and objectives. He is currently running several trials for the efficacy of nudge theory and choice architecture in terms of performance and engagement.

Sergio De Sousa

Sergio De Sousa

Head: Digital Transformation, First National Bank of Namibia

Digital Process Automation Live

Tuesday 11th May 2021 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

Sergio is an influential Digital Transformation and Innovation Leader with a proven track record of delivering outstanding results by leveraging the synergies between business and technology. He helps organisations devise and execute strategies to optimise technical capabilities in order to drive efficiency and growth.

He has 15 years’ experience in the financial services sector across areas of payment systems, robotic process automation, process engineering, digital transformation and innovation to name a few. I specialize in identifying and establishing critical capabilities within organizations in order future proof their operations for the future.

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