Piyush Chowhan is a digital evangelist with a passion for transforming businesses with the use of technology. With over two decades of experience working with global consumer and retail companies, he has an excellent track record of delivering results and creating value across organizations. His vision is creating innovation-focused digital strategies to maximize today’s opportunities and prepare organizations for future disruptions. His passion for working with startups and innovation-led companies has given him the edge to create digital assets for organizations with the use of the latest technologies like Analytics, Cloud, and Artificial Intelligence. He has been a widely recognized leader in digital transformation and has been a much-wanted speaker at over 100 global events. He is an avid writer, and his thought leadership is published in multiple magazines and portals.
Dr. Fady Alnajjar
FADY ALNAJJAR received the M.Sc. degree in artificial intelligence and the Ph.D. degree in system design engineering from the University of Fukui, Fukui, Japan, in 2007 and 2010, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, College of IT, United Arab Emirates University, UAE, He is also a team-leader for AI and Robotics Lab, in the same university, and a visiting researcher at RIKEN center of brain science, Japan. His main research interest is studying and understanding Human behaviors, whether it concerns understanding neuromuscular strategies in learning, adaptation and recovery, or brain’s neural dynamics and cognitive functions. The main research target is in developing various rehabilitation technologies that can enhance the Quality of Human Life.
Frederik Bisbjerg (born 1973 in Denmark) is a highly respected international business developer with expertise in digital transformation and business model innovation. His proven and numerous successes with worldwide business transformations comes from his belief in enabling and empowering people to execute on the change strategies He is Executive Director, Digitization at Daman National Health Insurance company, one of the largest insurers in the GCC countries, where he oversees the company’s digital transformation initiatives, building a ‘digital-first’ flexible and resilient insurance company Besides Daman, he holds the position as Head of MENA and Digital Transformation specialist with the Digital Insurer, the world’s largest knowledge base on digital insurance with more than 35,000 active members. With the Digital Insurer, he is part of the World’s first mini-MBA in Digital Insurance, where he lecturers in the topics of Strategy and Transformation, Big Data and Best Practice Tech Architectures Based in the Middle East since 2013, he’s a sought-after keynote speaker and expert for local and international business innovation and development, working with companies seeking to leverage digital opportunities Frederik has strong business acumen and is recognized for his ability to build businesses and create new, often previously unseen, alliances between business partners for mutual benefits; a skill refined and honed through many years of working internationally for a toptier management consulting firm He’s and author on Insurance _Next, a practical guide on how to transform an incumbent insurer to a flexible, agile and resilient insurance company, prepared for the New Normal following the COIVD-19 outbreak.
A senior management professional with more than 22+ years of experience in managing multiple disciplines across Information Technology (IT), Destination Management (DMC), Retail, Hospitality and Human Resources (HR) in a world class organization. This includes 12+ years of experience in creating business & IT strategies, operational planning, building high performance teams and implementation of change across the organization. A seasoned operator, Vishal has overseen every facet of IT development from the procurement of software solutions to the design, setup of offshore development centers and mastermind of business systems and their simultaneous execution across multiple domains. In his current role, he is the Head of Information Technology at Dubai Retail and Sarood Hospitality and is driving their Digital and Business transformation strategies, change and outcome with innovation and technology. He worked previously at Emirates Airlines for more than 2 decades and holds Masters in Business Administration from Bradford University, UK.
Dr. Srivatsan Shridhar
Unique blend of strong Medical acumen and Management skills. 360* Healthcare exposure (Leading Hospitals, Pharma & Diagnostics) as a sound Clinician, a Senior Medical Advisory/Management cadre, Chief Strategist, Project Management skill-sets through hands on experience in Medical & Non-Medical departments of the JCI (Joint Commission International) & NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals) hospitals, Medical & Strategic Affairs of a Pharmaceutical MNC, International Healthcare businesses.
Senior Management and Leadership (CXO) profile worked in aces of Healthcare industries internationally like Abbott Laboratories, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., Aster DM Healthcare, Fortis Hospitals, Lister Metropolis wherein Organizations garnered international recognition & laurels for excellence in innovation, operations, consumer & employee experience.
Won many accolades like the Top 50 Global Healthcare Leaders award 2019, Best Global Scientific poster in World Healthcare IT and Innovations meet 2018 at Paris, Managing Directors’ Award, 4 International scientific Research publications.