PhotonWorld
2020
November 5, 2020 | 11:00AM - 5:00PM EDT

Online-only Event

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SPEAKERS
Meet the Speakers

We bring together industry luminaries and distinguished visionary leaders to share their firsthand experiences, invaluable insights on new and cutting-edge digital technologies, and best practices to succeed in a digital-only world.

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Srinivas Balasubramanian • Photon
Srinivas Balasubramanian • Photon
Chief Executive Officer
Mukund Balasubramanian • Photon
Mukund Balasubramanian • Photon
CTO, Co-Founder
Kal Raman • Samsung America
Kal Raman • Samsung America
Chief Digital Officer
Giovanni Monti • Walgreens Boots Alliance
Giovanni Monti • Walgreens Boots Alliance
SVP, Healthcare Services
Gordon McGrath • Toyota Financial Services
Gordon McGrath • Toyota Financial Services
Business Information Officer - Channel Systems
Chintan Mehta • Wells Fargo
Chintan Mehta • Wells Fargo
CIO, Head of Digital Technology & Innovation
Jamie Head • Ocean Spray Cranberries
Jamie Head • Ocean Spray Cranberries
Chief Digital & Technology Officer
Igor Gershfang • Walgreens Boots Alliance
Igor Gershfang • Walgreens Boots Alliance
VP, Head of Digital Products and Development
Kelly Dakin • Atlantic Union Bank
Kelly Dakin • Atlantic Union Bank
Chief Digital and Chief Customer Experience Officer
Jon Chong • Kohler
Jon Chong • Kohler
VP, Digital Capabilities
Venkat Gopalan • Belcorp
Venkat Gopalan • Belcorp
CDO, CTO & CIO
Mourad Ajarti • Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co.
Mourad Ajarti • Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co.
Group Chief Information Officer
Tres White • Purple
Tres White • Purple
Chief Retail Officer
Mark Rumbaugh • Vizio
Mark Rumbaugh • Vizio
VP Information Technology
Asokan Selvaraj • MedImpact
Asokan Selvaraj • MedImpact
Chief Information Officer
Rajvir Madan • GSK
Rajvir Madan • GSK
VP, Analytics and Digital Technology for Consumer Healthcare
Muhamad Daud • Photon
Muhamad Daud • Photon
EVP - Engineering
The Agenda
November 5, 2020
Morning Session
11:00 AM - 1:05 PM
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Part I
10 MIN BREAK
1:05 PM - 1:15 PM
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Afternoon Session
1:15 PM - 3:50 PM
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Part II
10 MIN BREAK
3:50 PM - 4:00 PM
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Evening Session
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Part III
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Registration & Breakfast
Morning Session. Part I
11:00 AM - 1:05 PM
Photon CEO Welcome
Welcome Address
11:00 AM - 11:10 AM
Keynote
Acceleration of Digital in a Post-Covid World
11:10 AM - 11:25 AM
Photon CTO Keynote
Moving Beyond Core Digital - Themes for PhotonWorld 2020
11:25 AM - 12:20 PM
Keynote
Core Digital: Establishing a Robust Digital Foundation
12:20 PM - 1:05 PM
Digital progress has been attributed to building a robust Digital Foundation consisting of core technologies—Mobile-First Experience, Cloud, and APIs and Microservices, among others. How can your company maximize value across these foundational areas?
Registration & Breakfast
10 MIN BREAK.
1:05 PM - 1:15 PM
Registration & Breakfast
Afternoon Session. Part II
1:15 PM - 3:50 PM
Photon Keynote
The Future State of Digital
1:15 PM - 1:55 PM
Keynote
Data is the New Digital
1:55 PM - 2:30 PM
Context, enabled by data, has made digital the disruptive force it has become. How do you Data Engineer the right accessibility or infrastructure to extract the real value in DataTech? What role does AI and Machine Learning play in uncovering insights?
Panel
Fostering Rapid Innovation with CloudTech
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
The cloud’s benefits have moved beyond the primary function of hosting data and saving costs. We explore how companies can leverage CloudTech to disrupt business models, streamline their operations, and innovate products and services at a rapid pace.
Keynote
Integrating DataTech & MarTech in a Digital World
2:50 PM - 3:05 PM
Keynote
Over Tech’ed or Hindered by Gaps in your MarTech Stack?
3:05 PM - 3:50 PM
8,000 vendors across 50 MarTech categories. A tech hotbed for M&A activities and vendor pivots. First-party data vs. Cookies. Where do you begin? What do you need? Are you over tech’ed or under? We discuss how companies are approaching this challenge.
Registration & Breakfast
10 MIN BREAK.
3:50 PM - 4:00 PM
Registration & Breakfast
Evening Session. Part III
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Keynote
Currency of the Future
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
What has stopped us from moving toward an entirely digital currency? With the rise (and fall, and rise again) of cryptocurrencies, what are we still doing with the dollar (or the pound, euro, or yen)? Where is the currency of the future heading?
Panel
A Post-COVID World: Reaction to Change
4:30 PM - 4:55 PM
COVID-19 has changed the lives of consumers in ways unthinkable. By understanding where the most significant changes are and analyzing which ones will stick, companies can position themselves to adapt. In this session, we discuss the best approaches.
Closing Statements
Closing Session
4:55 PM - 5:00 PM
Previous PhotonWorld by the Numbers
Photon’s 5th Annual Event for Senior Digital Executives
177
CIOs, CTOs & Digital Executives Attended
32
C-Level executives from Fortune 100 companies
20
Presenters focused on the current digital landscape
75
Fortune 500 companies represented

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