About the Summit

BW Businessworld is pleased to present the 3rd edition of BFSI SummitBFSI Cloud & Datacenter Summit in January 2018 at Mumbai. The conference will be a dynamic forum for senior executives of leading enterprises to understand and formulate strategies to enhance their datacenter infrastructure in line with their business needs.

There is a huge growth in the Indian data center market. According to Gartner, India became the second fastest growing market in APAC last year. The current data center market in India is valued at $2.2 billion, and is expected to touch US$4.5 billion mark by 2018. Main drivers for this huge increase are growth in data and digital intelligent devices, digitalization and also the government’s Digital India campaign.

Discussion Points

  • How Datacenters and Cloud Services are enabling Business Transformation?
  • Best Practices to build and maintain a virtualization & cloud ready Datacenter Network Architecture.
  • How to choose the right Datacenter Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Provider?
  • How to maximize the ROI on Datacenter operations?
  • Data Security : The Challenges for the Datacenter and IT Environment.
  • Is your Data protected and secure?
  • Energy Efficiency and Green IT: Innovations in Datacenter Design and Equipment

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BW Businessworld BFSI Cloud & Datacenter Summit

12th January 2018 | Mumbai

08.30 am - 9.30 am


09.30 am - 11.30 am

Inaugural Session - Importance of Data Centre and Cloud Management in Digital Era

  • Samrat Das, Chief Information Officer, PNB MetLife India
  • Hemant Adarkar, CTO, Digital Venture, Nainital Bank
  • Rajesh Thapar, Chief Information & Security Office, Yes Bank
  • Sanjay Padmakar Narkar, Chief Technology Officer, IDFC Bank
  • Mukesh Malik, Chief Operating Officer, Aditya Birla Financial Services Group
  • Sumnesh Joshi, Assistant Director General, UIDAI, Government of India
  • Ritesh Doshi, Leader for FME, Cisco India
11.30 am - 11.45 am

Networking Tea

11.45 am - 12.00 noon

Technology Presentation 1

  • Manjunatha Devadiga Head – Pre-Sales , Accelerite – Asia Pacific & Japan
12.00 noon - 12.15 pm

Technology Presentation - A Whole New Way to Think About Your Next-Gen Applications

  • Derek Judge, Senior Director APAC, MapR
12.15 pm - 12.30 pm

Technology Presentation 3 - Data centre security – Encryption, the last line of Defence

  • Rahul Kumar, Country Manager, Winmagic India
12.30 pm - 01.15 pm

Panel 1 - Role of Data Centre & Cloud in Banking Industry

  • Akhil Minocha – Vice President – Sales , Accelerite , Asia Pacific & Japan
  • Abhijit Shah, Chief Technology Officer, DCB Bank
  • Manoj K. Mishra, Chief Technology Officer, Magma Fincorp
  • Jyothirlatha B, Chief Technology Officer , DHFL
  • Ravikiran Mankikar, Chief Information Officer, NKGSB Bank
  • Vivek Belgavi, Partner & Leader -Fintech, PwC India's
  • Milind Varerkar, General Manager- IT, Saraswat Bank
  • Shridhar Rane, Head – IT, SVC Bank
01.15 pm - 02.00 pm

Networking lunch

02.00 pm - 02.45 pm

Panel 2 - Importance of Cyber Security in Data Centre & Cloud

  • Manoj Nayak, Chief Information & Security Officer, SBI Life Insurance
  • Sharad Sadadekar, Chief Information & Security Office and Vice President - Information Security, HDFC Life
  • Biju K, Chief Information & Security Officer, Federal Bank
  • Dinesh Mistry, Chief Information & Security Officer, Union Bank of India
  • Avez Sayed, Chief Information & Security Officer, ICICI Lombard General Insurance
  • Shivkumar Pandey, Chief Information & Security Officer, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
  • Nabankur Sen, Chief Information & Security Officer, Bandhan bank
  • S.V. Sunder Krishnan, Chief Risk Officer, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company Limited
  • Vikash Mishra, Country Manager, Cloudflare
  • Ankur Jain, Co- Founder & Partner, The Achilles
02.45 pm - 03.00 pm

Technology Presentation 4 - Reference Numbers/Tokenization Made Easy for Aadhaar Number

  • Prasun Srivastava, Cybersecurity Solutions Expert, Identity & Data Protection, Enterprise & Cybersecurity, Gemalto
03.00 pm - 03.15 pm

Technology Presentation 5 - Toccss Representative

03.15 pm - 04.00 pm

Panel 3 - Embracing Digitalization - Transforming the Traditional Data Centers into Cost-Effective and Profitable Data Centers

  • Meghdoot Karnik, COO, BFSI Sector Skill Council of India
  • Prasanna Lohar, Head - Technology, Innovation & Architecture, DCB Bank Limited
  • Ashok Singh, Infrastructure Cloud Architect, Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Zulkernain Kanjariwala, Head-IT, Doha Bank
  • Dominic Vijay, Head - IT, ART Affordable Housing Finance India Ltd
  • Lalit Popli, Head IT, ICICI Prudential Asset Management
  • Vijay Jayaraman, Cisco India
04.00 pm - 04.15 pm

Networking Tea

04.15 pm - 05.00 pm

Panel 4 - Is Cloud the Inevitable Best Practice When It Comes to the Data Center?

  • Kunal Ranawat, Chief Risk Officer, JLT Group
  • Butchi Babu Burra, Senior Domain Expert, IDRBT
  • Suresh A Shan, Head - IT & Innovation, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services
  • Abhishant Pant, Founder, Cashless journey (Fintech)
  • Sudin Baraokar, Head- Innovation , State Bank of India
  • Rupesh Kumar Srivastava, Associate Director - Risk Management IT & IS, IDFC Bank
  • P C Panigrahi, General Manager - FI, Union Bank of India
05.00 pm - Onwards

Closing Remarks

Event Glimpses

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Lamp Lighting

Power Packed Session

Shri Mritunjay Mahapatra


A.K Kapur


Mukesh Malik

COO, Aditya Birla Financial Services

Power Packed Audience










Shiv kumar Bhasin


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