FinCon Day Agenda

Proposed Agenda

09:00 – 09:30

Registration | Welcome address | Networking | Experience Zone | Polls

09:35 – 09:55

Keynote session: The difficult choice – Financial prudence or digital transformation

Chief Financial Officers or CFOs now face a difficult choice or activity – how much and to what extent should they budget for digital transformation
strategies.This session will look to ease some of the common doubts that CFOs face and help them in taking proper decisions when it comes to the
future or survival of their organisation.

Mark Winson Pearce, Global Finance Chief Operating Officer, HSBC Holdings plc

10:00 – 10:15

Customer Success Story | Recovering Your Business from a Sophisticated Ransomware

Nitin Bhatia, Software Manager – India Data Protection Solution, Dell Technologies

10:20 – 11:20

CFO Panel Discussion: Building financial resiliency – reducing costs and maximising returns

As business leaders try to outmanoeuvre the pandemic, they need to start unlocking the true power of data to be future ready while re-inventing business
models and enabling alternative ways of working and collaborating, eyeing, both short- and long-term implications. This session will look at understanding
how using foresight an organisation can create an effective plan that eliminates any reactive decision-making, which could cripple a business in the long run.

Discussion points:
Role of IT in bridging gap between finance and operations | The need for agility | Using data for augmenting business |
Understanding data and BI across functions | Digital Upskilling |

Srinivas Palakodeti, Global Chief Financial Officer, Hinduja Global Solutions
Jayaprakash Kalappan, Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary, Panasonic Appliances India
Vijay Vaishnav, Chief Financial Officer, Eros Now
Sambasivan G, Chief Financial Officer, Tata Sky
Saloni Ganesh, Chief Financial Officer & COO, Kolkata Knight Riders   
Sandhya Sharma, Chief Financial Officer, Schindler India
Raghavendra Pai, Chief Financial Officer Cloud & Cognitive – IBM India
Session Chair: Harpreet Singh, Partner & Leader, Risk Assurance Services, PwC India

11:30 – 11:50

Standalone address:  Humane and Ethical Dimensions of Digital Transformation and Solution Designing

Paritosh Basu, Senior Professor and Chairperson MBA (Law), NMIMS School of Business Management

11:55 – 12:55

Panel Discussion: How Automation, AI can be the silver bullet for financial officers, executives?

The capability to design sources and solutions to understand more about any business is at the core of growth for any organisation in the new normal.
This session aims to review and analyse how businesses can truly reap benefits of data strategies when it comes to the critical function of finance.
This session will focus on creating a better understanding on how the dynamics of data can play a key role in bringing commercial success, apply
actionable advice and build a strategy that’s right for your business.

Discussion points:
DaaS – Data as a Service| Data Visualisation | Business Intelligence and Analytics | Prioritizing Data and Analytics for
Unpredictable Business Challenges | Automating processes with RPA

Nandakumar Tirumalai, Chief Financial officer, Tata Chemicals
Ashish Goenka, Chief Financial Officer, Jubilant FoodWorks
Bhaskar A Rao, Chief Financial Officer, Bangalore International Airport Limited
Dr Jagannath MS, Chief Financial Officer & Director, Columbia Asia Hospitals
Sumeet Pathak, Digital Workforce Evangelist – IMEA, Automation Anywhere
Session Chair: Sachin Arora, Partner & Head of Digital Lighthouse (Analytics and AI) – KPMG India 

13:00 –14.00

Fireside Chat:  The Investment Code – Financial governance, M&A for accelerating digital transformation

Enterprises’ ability to gauge the future and being ready for it could be the difference makers for their success. The
acceptance of information and technology as critical to your organization has never been greater. This session will help CFOs
rethink their investment governance frameworks to catalyze initiatives that efficiently differentiate their companies in a digital world.
Also, this session will address evolving practices in deal structuring, success metrics and integration in techquisitions vs. traditional
M&A in the face of CFOs seeking to use the balance sheet capital to put digitalisation on steroids.

Subbu Subramaniam, Chief Financial Officer, Titan Company
Neelesh Talathi, Chief Financial Officer, Pepperfry
Session Chair: Dinesh Arora, Partner & Leader Deals, PwC India

14:05 – 14:35

In Conversation/Trialogue – Being Compliant – Seeing through the CFO lens

Soumen Ray, Chief Financial Officer, Bajaj Auto Ltd
Gaurav Seth, Chief Financial Officer, Airtel Payments Bank
Session Chair Ankur Jain, Partner Risk Assurance, PwC India

14:40 – 15:00

Closing Keynote: The Future of Finance

CFO role shifting towards Chief Strategy Officer | CFO role in managing increasing risk |CFO responsibility to
be the authentic voice of ESG | importance of digital transformation to support the 3 key trends above

Suzy Taherian, CFO, Wrightspeed, Adjunct Professor, UC Davis Graduate School of Management Contributor, Forbes.com

15:05 Closing remarks

*The agenda is subject to change and it will keep evolving