speakers



Dayesh Angle

- CFO - India/South Asia at IBM India Private Limited at IBM India Private Limited



Winner of CFONEXT100 2017 Award by CFO India (http://www.cfo-india.in/cfonext100/?q=node/20). Recognized as a high performing Finance professional with potential to become one of India's leading CFOs in the coming years. 
CFA-MBA with over 18 years of all round Finance experience spanning various roles in Financial Planning, Treasury, Pricing, Treasury Management, Fund Raising & Banking, Working capital management. Industry experience in MNC IT Services, Software, Hardware, BPO and Manufacturing.
   

Prakashan Manikoth

- VP – Finance & Head of Finance Transformation, Wipro Ltd.



Prakashan has 18+ years of corporate experience, including over 14 years in senior level finance leadership roles of advising & working directly with CFO, COO, CEO, CIO, CTO & CMO

He is currently Head of Finance for Wipro’s Artificial Intelligence Platform (HOLMES™), Crowd Sourcing Platform (Topcoder), IP & Product businesses, Finance Transformation leader responsible for Re-imagining, automation & digitising Wipro's business processes, systems, ways of working & driving multimillion dollar cost optimisation. Responsible for defining the transformation vision, design principles, implementing strategy focusing on the future while driving the existing business with a cross functional team. Apart from the above he is also responsible for the CIO, CTO, Marketing, Advisory and Sales enablement functions finance.

Prior to this, he was heading the finance for Wipro’s Delivery & Operations responsible for optimizing delivery operations & driving operating margin. Prakashan’s earlier experiences include P&L management for large business units & multi-entity organizations with high levels of predictability, Revenue assurance, Financial Planning & Reporting, Controllership, Financial statements finalization, Audits, Risk, overseeing tax statements/ multi jurisdictions compliance, Working Capital and Cash Flow Management. 

Has multi-geographical experience of working in business critical roles with major corporates like Wipro, TCS, Tata Teleservices, Kennametal, Saud Bahwan Group & IRCON across industries including IT, Product Development, Telecom, Manufacturing, Construction, Automobile & Consulting

His other active interests include organic farming & travelling
   

Adv Prashant Mali

- International Cyber Law & Privacy Law Expert, Cyber Policy Leader, Author & Bombay High Court Lawyer. Chevening Cybersecurity (UK) Fellow, IVLP (USA)



The only distinguished Cyber Security, Cyber Law & Privacy Expert Lawyer in India to have Masters in Computer Science and Masters in Law with prior working experience in the field of S/W, Networking & IT security. More than 20 Yrs. of all round IT & Law(Litigation & Consulting)). He has been interviewed by leading channels and quoted by leading new papers across the world. He is a well applauded International Key note Speaker in conferences, seminars & summits.

Author of Books:
1. Cyber Law & Cyber Crimes (Snow White Publications)
2. Cyber Crimes & Cyber Law Simplified(English,Marathi &Hindi Editions) 3. The IT Act,2000 (Marathi Translation of The IT Act,2000 with Rules)
4. Cyber Law (in Marathi by Aarti Publications) Articles Published : Times of India, DATAQUEST,ITNEXT,Broadcast & Films,CXO Forum,PCQuest, CSI Comm,Asian Age,Eco Times etc Goal - To be a Human Being day after day

Specialties: Legal Counsel & adviser for Cyber Law & Cyber Security Expert, Privacy Law, Adjudication, Cyber Crime Lawyer, Cyber Lawyer, IT Act 2000 compliance, Data Privacy, Cloud Computing,Big Data, Data & Source Code Theft, Domain Name Dispute, facebook abuse, Intl Drafting, Computer Forensics Expert, ecommerce, fintech Provides Expert Opinion in matters of "Source Code Theft" , "Data Theft", "Email Hacking", "Domain Name Dispute","Hacking","Online Defamation","TradeMark & Copyright Violation","Electronic evidence", Cyber Risk Management & Cyber Frauds, Fintech legal compliance, ecommerce laws, Digital signatures. He has been instrumental for trained Police officers, Lawyers & Judges across India His Philanthropic activity includes donating computers , books to schools and police and spreading cyber related awareness in the society
   

R Kannan

- Head, Corporate Performance Monitoring & Research, Hinduja Group



Mr.Kannan is an expert in Finance and Strategy with more than 30 years experience .His career spans as a Management Consultant and as a Key member of Corporate Head Quarters in Various corporates including TCS / PWC as Management Consultant, Hinduja Group as VP and Head of Strategy, ICICI Infotech as EVP and Head of Strategy, ICICI Bank as EVP Strategy. Carried out assignments relating to Corporate Finance, Fund Raising, Treasury Management, Strategy Formulation/Implementation, Organisation Restructuring, Corporate Performance Management, Business Development and Mergers/Acquisitions. At present he is heading the Corporate Performance Management Function at the Group level in Hinduja Group dealing in aspects relating to Planning, Budgeting , Performance Monitoring, Business Development M&A and Global Economic and Industry Research. He is a member of Expert Committees in FICCI/CII/ Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Indian Merchant's Chamber on Committees relating to States, Industry, Economy, Banking, Transportation, Environment, etc. At present Member of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The sectors where assignments completed include Airlines, Auto, Auto Components, Banking and Financial Services/Insurance/Venture Capital/ Mutual Funds, Cable/Internet/Media, Education, Engineering, FMCG, Healthcare, IT/ITES, Management consulting, Mining, Oil and Gas, Pharma. Power, Retail, Rural/Urban/Infrastructure Development, Telecom and Textiles. The assignments were carried out for Public, Private and Social Sectors. He had attended programmes organized by World Bank, International Institute of Finance and Asian Development Bank on International Finance and spoken in Seminars on Union Budget, Indian Economy, Banking and Management, Annual CFO and Management conferences as a speaker in various forums. He was a member on the board of Studies of SIES school of Management and Presently the Member of Academic Advisory council in Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida. He is the President of 75 year old Bombay Tamil Sangam. He has delivered guest lectures including Management Development Programmes for Top level Executives/Senior Bankers from India and abroad on various aspects of management in various forums. He has a personal interest in Global and Indian Economy and shared his ideas on Economic Development and Economic Crisis with the Government Stake holders from across the world and some of the recommendations on crisis resolution and Economic Development were implemented by the Government Authorities across the world. Received several awards from the employers. He has a blog on Indian Economy, www.indiaat10.blogspot.com.
   

Rajiv Gupta, CFE, CA, CISA, CCSA

- Vice President & Chief Internal Auditor, Diageo India



Rajiv Gupta is an author, international speaker and a mentor. He is currently Vice President and Chief Internal Auditor at Diageo India. He has also worked as Head of Internal Controls for India and South West Asia at Coca-Cola and Assurance Manager with PwC in India and London. Gupta is an RPA (Robotics Process Automation) evangelist and subject matter expert in the field of forensic accounting and fraud prevention. He has more than 15 years of professional experience in designing fraud prevention programs, forensic accounting, automation of data analytics, internal controls, risk assessment and SOX/internal audits. He is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Information Systems Auditor, certified in COBIT v5 (F) and holds Diploma in Information Systems Audit (ICAI). He is the author of “Technical Guide on Internal Audit of Beverage Industry” published by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in December 2013.

Gupta has been a guest speaker for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Software Asset Management Strategy (SAMS) Europe and the National Academy for Direct Taxes (NADT). He has spoken on fraud prevention, fraud risk assessment, deep dive intelligence, financial statements fraud and other issues at professional conferences in Australia, Germany, Hongkong, Dubai, Scotland and India.

   

Dolly Sureka

- Head of Audit - Wipro Enterprises



Seasoned audit & assurance professional with 16+ years of rich experience in internal and external audit functions across industry domains. Associated with E&Y ~7 years and last ~5 years with Wipro. Subject matter expert in business process and operations reviews, controls and process re-engineering, risk management, immigration regulations among others. Recognized by executive leadership in both organizations for audit excellence, relationship management and value addition.

Created differentiated models for incubating and nurturing talent for rapid deployment and enhanced productivity.
Championed implementation of structured risk based audit methodologies
Significantly increased business orientation in audit engagements to harness business value in addition to ensuring management assurance 
   
 

Ashishkumar Shah

- Company Secretary and Governance Officer at Zuri Hotels and Resorts, Bengaluru



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Vijay Thakral

- Head-Risk Management- Internal Audit at Flipkart



Mr Vijay is responsible for Risk Management at Flipkart where he manages Internal Audit for some of the entities of the Flipkart Group. He has worked over 14 years in the field of Risk Management and Compliance. In the past, he served as Head of Audit & Compliance at Paytm & Mobikwik where he was responsible for managing Risk Management for the payment business. Started career with Big4 firms and worked on multiple assignments across Industries in the Risk Advisory. He is a Chartered Accountant by qualification, a CISA, a CGAP and a commerce graduate from Delhi University.
   
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