The Power of Data Summit 2022

Data is regarded as the new oil of the digital economy. It is already disrupting multiple industries and the effects will be more pronounced in coming years. Hence, it has become a necessity to be integrated within corporate strategy, operations, and culture to stay relevant in current time. Companies across business types are eager to take advantage of data’s disruptive power to identify opportunities more clearly, boost efficiency and optimize operations in challenging time.

With this context, Dun & Bradstreet, a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics with a legacy of over 180 years hosted its flagship conclave "The Power of Data Summit 2022". The summit served as a global platform to gain useful insights from CXOs, industry veterans and top experts.

The summit deliberated upon the following topics-

Opportunities and benefits of data led strategy for an organization

Risks and challenges to overcome for big data adoption

Building a data driven organization to run adaptive business operations

Leverage data and analytics to derive meaningful insights for informed decision making

Power of Data Summit 2022 – Sessions

Keynote address – Avinash Gupta, Managing Director & CEO – India, Dun & Bradstreet

Data strategy: Deciphering data and unleashing its potential

Success story – How did power of data transform my organization?

Data deployment architecture: Creating a conducive and robust IT architecture to support the data strategy

Battleground Data: CDO v/s CIO v/s CTO

Deriving meaningful insights: Enabling tools to extract timely and accurate data for decision making

Keynote address – Neeraj Sahai, President, Dun & Bradstreet International

Glimpses of the event





Mr. Avinash Gupta

Managing Director & CEO - India,

Dun & Bradstreet

  • What are the major challenges faced by today’s corporate w.r.t to data strategy?
  • How have your organization overcome these challenges and what are the major learnings?
  • What are the key components of an effective data strategy? (Inside-out and outside-in approach)
  • How is your organization using data power to sail through current uncertain times? (Manufacturing challenges, supply chain issues, increasing energy costs, availability of skilled workforce)
  • How is your organization using power of data for future "Unknown and Unknowable’s"?

Moderator: Mr. Hitesh Sethi, Director - Analytics and Business Advisory, Dun & Bradstreet India


  • Mr. Ashish Gupta, Global Head of Data & Analytics, PerkinElmer, Inc.
  • Mr. Hari Saravanabhavan, Vice President - Global Analytics, Concentrix
  • Mr. Thomas Jacob Kollenkeril, Senior Director, Analytics, Biocon
  • Mr. Deepanshu Malhotra, Senior Director, Head of Analytics & Data Engineering, Razorpay
  • Ms. Meenal Ashtikar, India Head of Enterprise Data Services, State Street
  • Mr. Vijay Sivaram, CEO - Quess IT Staffing - Recruitment & Search, Quess Corp Limited
  • Mr. Krishnan Venkateswaran, Chief Technology Officer, Titan Industries

  • Innovative data led approach which help create a niche opportunity / establish as leading company
  • Drivers / rationale behind the data led approach
  • Challenges encountered, practical solutions and key learnings


  • Mr. C S Sudheer, Founder & CEO, ffreedom app &

  • How do effectively manage volumes of data which is growing exponentially?
  • How to maintain quality and integrity of data to make accurate and informed decisions?
  • What are the challenges faced with regards to data security & governance? How to mitigate them?
  • How to build a flexible data architecture that adapts to changing business requirement?
  • Insourcing v/s outsourcing of data: What is the right approach?

Moderator: Mr. C. Ramalingam, Senior Director, Dun & Bradstreet India


  • Mr. Praveen Singh, Director, Data Engineering, PayU
  • Ms. Preeti Arora, Director of Engineering, Walmart Global Tech
  • Mr. Kumar Alagappan, Senior Director, Data Science & Customer Analytics, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Mr. Puneet Tripathi, Head – Data Scientist, Wakefit
  • Mr. Ashutosh Dixit, Director – Technology Consulting, LTIMindtree

With growing importance of data, Chief Data Officers, Chief Digital Officers, Chief Technology Officers and Chief Information Officers are entrusted to manage, control and lead data within an organization. Leadership forum will help to understand emerging roles and responsibilities, complementariness and how these leaders contribute to business growth.

Moderator: Ms. Sheena George, Partner, EY

Panelist :

  • Mr. Kapil Sharma, Chief Transformation Officer, Microsoft
  • Ms. Krithika Muthukrishnan, Chief Data Science Officer, Scripbox
  • Mr. Varun Thamba, Director, Data and Analytics Center of Excellence, SAP

  • How do you turn mounds of business data which are massively diverse and entangled across applications into business insights?
  • How to integrate business insights and turning it into intelligence to make better data driven decisions?
  • How to simply data management complexities with data driven AI based tools?
  • How to create monetizable business value from data?

Moderator: Mr. Dinesh Menon, Global Chief Strategy & Business Officer, Resulticks

Panelist :

  • Mr. Raghavendra Sriramulu, Director – Finance, Schneider Electric India Private Limited
  • Mr. Ranjith J, Senior Director Analytics, Unacademy
  • Dr. Sanjeev Chaube, Executive Vice President & Head - Big Data & Advanced Analytics, Vodafone Idea Limited
  • Mr. Gourav Srivastav, Head of Analytics, Simpl
  • Mr. Sidharth V, Chief Risk Officer, KreditBee


Mr. Neeraj Sahai

President, International

Dun & Bradstreet


Mr. Vipul Oberoi

Director - Marketing, CSR and Learning solutions

Dun & Bradstreet India


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