Accelerate & Automate Everything with the Power of Data, AI / ML, Cloud & InfoSec

The old way of working is over and has given way to new approach. The pandemic has made it crystal clear. In order to stay competitive, companies need to transform to a special normal. You’re at the forefront of this technology transformation which can be driven by three major shifts: modernization of critical workloads, the orchestration of applications flexibly across environments, and the growing use of operational AI and edge applications -- be it Cloud, AI/ML, Automation, Cybersecurity or game-changing technology.

Leading companies are aligning their business transformation efforts with the adoption of cloud platforms. This next-gen business model helps organizations become more agile and adaptable --which could also be a top priority within the post-pandemic environment. The future of your business rides on the decisions you’re making today, leveraging Data, Cloud, AI & ML, Automation, Security to create entirely new client experiences, adapt at speed, and reinvent industry business models.

During the summit, the latest developments in cutting-edge technologies -- Data, Cloud, AI & ML, Automation, Security -- are shared in inspiring keynotes, panel discussions, fireside chat sessions with experts, demos and more. Hear from the power-packed line of national and international speakers to discover new ideas and new possibilities at the INSIGHTS 2023 AWARDS & SYMPOSIUM who will share strategies and key technologies that help organisations adapt, strengthen and operate in today’s environment, with the goal of accelerating and boosting business.

Along with INSIGHTS 2023 AWARDS & SYMPOSIUM, we’re going to hold an annual awards ceremony (Data Doyens / AI Icons / Cloud Champs / ML Mavens / Cyber Warriors) where the leading CXO are felicitated by well-known industry luminaries. This year, in August, we will be holding the award function on a very interactive virtual platform.

The awards will be preceded by a multitude of knowledge-packed sessions to trigger thought-leading innovations to bring India's 800+ CDOs, CIOs, CTOs, CROs, CISOs, IT Heads, IT VPs, IT leaders and managers from private, public and govt organizations and global IT experts under one roof to discuss various information security threats and best-possible effective intelligent solutions available.






Knowledge Sessions


Hours of Networking


Multi / Hybrid Clouds

Digital Transformation

Enterprise Security


Data Analytics


Remote Working


Zero Trust Security

Digital Workflow

Mobile Technology

Internet of Things (IoT)


Speakers (Last Year)

Abdullah Saleem

Group CIO , Omni Hospitals

Abhay Tiwari

GM - Head IT , Newgen

Abhishek Gupta

Regional Vice President, India and SAARC , Zscaler

Abhinav Johri

Director – Digital & Technology Transformation, Ernst & Young

Aman Chhikara

CISO , Hindalco Industries Limited

Ambarish Kumar Singh

CISO , Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.

Anindya Karmakar

Head - Digital Transformation, Aditya Birla Finance Limited

Aniruddha Mehta

CIO , Prince Pipes and Fittings Ltd.

Ankit Agarwal

Head - IT & Governance , Encore Innovation

Avinash Tiwari

Chief – Information Security and Governance , Pidlite Industries Ltd

Burgess Cooper

Partner – Deputy Cyber Leader , Ernst & Young

Chandra Prakash

Partner, Cyber Security - Digital , KPMG Assurance and Consulting Services LLP

Dilip Panjwani

CISO , Larsen & Toubro

Diwakar Dayal

Managing Director , SentinelOne

Dr. Makarand Sawant

Vice President – Information Technology , Sahyadri Group

Dominic Vijay Kumar

VP & Chief Technology Officer , Art Housing Finance

Durgesh Mankar


Gyan Shanker Pandey

Head Digital - CDO , Voltas Ltd - A TATA Enterprise

Harnath Babu

Partner & CIO, KPMG India

Ishaan Makker

Director - India North West Zscaler

Jaganath Ram Shankar

Senior Vice President and Head of Cloud, Infrastructure & Cybersecurity Practice, Marlabs

Jagdish Ramaswamy

President & Chief Digital Officer , Hindalco Industries Ltd.

Jaspreet Singh

Partner & National Leader - Clients & Markets - Advisory Services, Grant Thornton Bharat

Kapil Mehrotra

Group CTO , National Collateral Management Services (NCML) Limited

Kaustubh Deshmukh

Director Sales – WCEB , Fortinet

Kunal Dhingra

Senior Director - IT , L&T Infotech

KV Dipu

Sr. President & Head of Operations and Customer Service , Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd

Mahesh Parab

Executive Director - Automation Practice, PwC India

Manish Kishore

Global CIO , Wockhardt Limited

Manjunath Prasad

Asst. Vice President - ITS , TVS & Sons Pvt. Ltd.

Manoj Ajgaonkar

Director Cyber & IT Risk , Grant Thornton Bharat

Manoj K Shrivastava

CISO , Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited

Mathew Philip

Senior Director & Country Manager - Sales, GoTo

Meheriar G. Patel

Group CIO , Jeena & Company

Mukesh Jain Global

CTIO , Capgemini

Narotam Sharmaa

Group CIO, Mastek Ltd

Natasha Rock

Remote Support Group Lead, GoTo

Ninad Chavan

CISO , Edelweiss General Insurance Company Ltd

Ninad Raje

Director & CIO , HealthAssure

Nirupam Srivastava

VP -Strategy, M&A & AI / Digital Transformation , Hero Corporate Service Pvt. Ltd.

Nitin Singh

Global Head - Enterprise System Management, Tata Consultancy Services

Pradipta Patro

Head - Cyber Security & IT Platform, RPG Group (KEC International Ltd.)

Pradeep Vasudevan

Threat Management Leader , IBM Security, India-South Asia

Prashant Sankhla

Technical Director - Cloud Security , KPMG

Ramkumar Mohan

CIO , Air Works India Engineering Private Limited

Ramprakash Ramamoorthy

Director of AI & ML research , ManageEngine

Ravinder Arora

Global CISO , Infogain

Ravindra Baviskar

Director - Sales Engineering (India & SAARC) , Sophos

Rohit Kumar Sharma

Intelligent Automation Lead , IBM Technology Sales, India South Asia

Romanus Prabhu

Director of Product Support & Security Evangelist , ManageEngine

Sagar Kothe

Associate Director - Intelligent Automation, PwC India

Sajith Chakkingal

Head of Global Technology Services and India Technology Centre, TMF Group , TMF Group

Saravanakumar Krishnamurthy

Executive Vice President - Technology Engineering- IT , Yes Bank

Sharada T N

Identity & Access Management Evangelist , ManageEngine

Satbir Singh

Head - Sales Engineering India & SAARC , CrowdStrike

Satyanarayana Kasturi

Group IT Head , Ashok Piramal Group

Satyavrat Mishra

AVP – Corporate IT , Godrej Industries Limited

Shashi Kumar

Data, AI and Automation Leader , IBM India South Asia

Subhashree Veeraraghavan

Head - Product Marketing (ITSM), Freshworks

Sudip Banerjee

Field CTO - APJ , Zscaler

Sudipta Ghosh

Partner - Data and Analytics Leader, Industrial Products Leader , PwC India

Sumit Srivastav

Partner & Leader - Intelligent Automation , PwC India

Triveni Rabindraraj

India Sales Head , GoTo

Upkar Singh

Vice President - IT , RMSI

Varundeep Kaur

CIO , Spice Money

Vijay Bharti

CISO and SVP - Cyber Security Practice, Happiest Minds Technologies

Vijay Muthu

Head - Cloud Security , India & SAARC , Fortinet

Vikas Budhiraja

Country Leader, Integration & Watson AIOps , IBM India South Asia

Vinod Bhat

CIO , TATA SIA Airlines Ltd (Vistara)

Vishal Chahal

Director – Engineering & Strategic Partnerships , IBM Automation

Vishwas Pitre

CISO & Data Privacy Officer , Zensar Technologies Ltd

Yashaswi Mudumbai

Director – Sales Engineering (India & SAARC) , SentinelOne

Yogesh Kumar

Head IT & Business Applications & CISO , The TATA Advanced Systems Ltd


Event Schedule (Last Year)

  • August 18 , 2022 Track 1


  • August 18 , 2022- Track 2


09:15 AM – 09:30 AM

Deepak Kumar

Executive Editor, BitStream Mediaworks

09:30 AM – 09:50 AM

Industry Keynote: The New Digital Edge: Rethinking Strategy for Competitive Agility in Post-pandemic Era

By: Abhinav Johri

Director – Digital Transformation, Ernst & Young
09:50 AM – 10:40 AM

Panel Discussion:Unlocking Next Phase of Digital Transformation with the Power of Analytics, AI / ML, Cloud and InfoSec

Moderator:Harnath Babu, Partner & CIO, KPMG India
  • Manish Kishore, Global CIO, Wockhardt Limited
  • Ambarish Kumar Singh, CISO, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.
  • Pradipta Patro, Head - Cyber Security & IT Platform, RPG Group (KEC International Ltd.)
  • Sudip Banerjee, Field CTO - APJ, Zscaler
  • Aman Chhikara, CISO, Hindalco Industries Limited
10:40 AM – 11:00 AM

Exodus of Endpoints : Risk to Resilience

By: Romanus Prabhu

Director of Product Support & Security Evangelist, ManageEngine
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

Keynote: A Guide to Zero Trust Implementation

By: Ankit Agarwal

Head - IT & Governance, Encore Innovation
11:20 AM – 11:40 AM

Keeping the “Lights On” vs. Delivering Employee Delight -- ITSM in 2022 & Beyond

By: Kaushal Menghaney

Regional Head, Freshworks India
11:40 AM – 12:00 PM

AI-Powered Automation for Integrating Across Business and IT

By: Vishal Chahal

Director – Engineering & Strategic Partnerships, IBM Automation, IBM India South Asia
12:00 PM – 12:20 PM

Flexible Working and It’s impact on IT team

By: Triveni Rabindraraj

India Sales Head, GoTo
12:20 PM – 01:10 PM

Panel Discussion:Responding to the Security Challenges of Remote & Hybrid in New Normal and Beyond

Moderator:Kumar Ravi, CISO, Teleperformance
  • Abdullah Saleem, Group CIO, Omni Hospitals
  • Kunal Dhingra, CTO & Global Head – Enterprise IT, L&T Infotech
  • Natasha Rock, Remote Support Group Lead - APAC, GoTo
  • Vijay Bharti, CISO and SVP - Cyber Security Practice, Happiest Minds Technologies
  • Meetali Sharma, Corporate Head - Risk, Compliance & Information Security, SDG Software
01:10 PM –02:00 PM


02:00 PM – 02:30 PM

Fireside Chat: How Modern Companies Secure Remote Workforce with Zero Trust

Moderator: Abhishek Gupta, Regional Vice President, India and SAARC, Zscaler

  • Kunal Dhingra, CTO & Global Head – Enterprise IT, L&T Infotech
  • Abhay Tiwari - General Manager & Head IT, Newgen Software
02:30 PM – 03:00 PM

Fireside Chat: Embracing Artificial Intelligence in IT

Ramprakash Ramamoorthy - Director of AI & ML research, ManageEngine

Kapil Mehrotra, Group CTO, National Collateral Management Services (NCML) Limited

03:00 PM – 03:20 PM

Cloud Security Reloaded

By: Ravindra Baviskar

Director - Sales Engineering (India & SAARC), Sophos
03:20 PM – 3:50 PM

Fireside Chat: How Do You Make Your Organization Truly Data-driven?

  • Shashi Kumar, Data, AI and Automation Leader, IBM India South Asia
    • Dominic Vijay Kumar, VP & Chief Technology Officer, ART Housing Finance
      Madhusudan Kohli, Vice President & Head – User Experience, ePaper and Group IT Engagement, Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd
03:50 PM – 04:35 PM

Panel Discussion: Is Secure, Simple, Seamless User Authentication Possible? How An IAM Program Is Critical to a Zero Trust Strategy?

Moderator: Prashant Sankhla, Technical Director - Cloud Security, KPMG India
  • Durgesh Mankar, CISO, SODEXO SVC India
  • Vishwas Pitre, CISO & Data Privacy Officer, Zensar Technologies Ltd
  • Yogesh Kumar, CISO & Head - IT, Tata Advanced Systems Limited
  • Saurabh Gugnani, Head IT & Security, PeopleStrong Technologies Pvt Ltd
  • Sharada T N, Identity & Access Management Evangelist, ManageEngine
04:35 PM – 05:00 PM


05:00 PM – 05:20 PM

Thank You Note / Closing Remarks

9:50 AM – 10:40 AM

Panel Discussion:Creating a Future-Ready Workforce with AIOps and Intelligent Automation

Moderator: Jaspreet Singh, Partner & National Leader - Clients & Markets - Advisory Services, Grant Thornton Bharat
  • Satyavrat Mishra, AVP – Corporate IT, Godrej Industries Limited
  • KV Dipu, Sr. President & Head of Operations and Customer Service, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd.
  • Dr. Makarand Sawant, Vice President – Information Technology, Sahyadri Group
  • Nirupam Srivastava, VP -Strategy, M&A & AI / Digital Transformation, Hero Corporate Service Pvt. Ltd.
  • Vikas Budhiraja, Segment Leader, Integration & Watson AIOps, IBM India South Asia, IBM India South Asia
  • Upkar Singh, Vice President - IT, RMSI Private Limited
12:20 PM – 01:10 PM

Panel Discussion: AIOps & Intelligent Automation in Your Digital Transformation Journey

Moderator: Sudipta Ghosh, Partner - Data and Analytics Leader, Industrial Products Leader, PwC India
  • Vinod Bhat, CIO, TATA SIA Airlines Ltd (Vistara)
  • Dr Avadhoot Parab, CIO, Parle Agro Private Limited
  • Gyan Shanker Pandey, Head Digital - CDO, Voltas Ltd - A TATA Enterprise
  • Nitin Singh, Global Head - Enterprise System Management, Tata Consultancy Services
  • Manjunath Prasad, Asst. Vice President - ITS, TVS & Sons Pvt. Ltd.
03:45 PM – 04:00 PM

Panel Discussion:Think Before You Automate: A Futuristic Approach of Hyper Automation and Intelligent RPA

Moderator: Sagar Kothe, Director, PwC India
  • Varundeep Kaur, CIO, Spice Money
  • Rohit Kumar Sharma, Intelligent Automation Lead, IBM Technology Sales, IBM India South Asia
  • Narottam Sharma, Group CIO, Mastek Limited 


  • Chief Information Officers (CIOs)
  • Chief Digital Officers (CDOs)
  • Chief Technology Officers (CTOs)
  • Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)
  • Chief Risk Officers (CROs)
  • VP, AVP, Director – IT / Systems
  • IT & Data Architects
  • Data Scientists & Analysts
  • Cloud, Security, & other Technology Architects
  • IT, AI / ML, Security Practitioners & Consultants
  • Head - Information Technology Dept
  • GM / AGM / DGM / CGM - IT
  • Manager / Sr Manager - IT
  • Developers and Academicians

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