Speakers

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Rahul Pal

Technology Consultant

Bank of England

Rahul currently works as a Technology Consultant and has been with the Bank of England for the last six years. He focusses on aligning technology strategy with the Bank’s business area strategies, specifically for the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Working closely with other European supervisory authorities (like European Banking Authority, European Central Bank, Financial Conduct Authority etc.), Rahul's main interest has been in reducing cost of regulation through advancements in data analytics (AI/ML).

Rahul has over thirteen years of experience in financial services and technology domain having previously worked with Capgemini and Tata Consultancy Services. Rahul holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (with distinction) and a post-graduation in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

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Lisa Blenkinsop

Regulatory Risk Advisory Manager

EY

Lisa Blenkinsop has worked in Financial Services Risk Management and Consulting for 10 years advising on GRC and Conduct and currently works for EY.

Over the two past two years she has transformed her work to closely align to Innovation, specifically around ethics and risk management of new technologies such as Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

She attended the UK Parliament Select Evidence Committee on the benefits and risks of AI to society, presented to the FCA on Ethics and risk management of AI and worked with some of the UKs biggest retail banks and Wealth and Asset Managers on GDPR, Data Ethics and Data Analytics.

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Jaideep Mudholkar

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Cevitr

A highly visible and seasoned IT Services Professional, based in the UK since 2003, with over 25 years’ experience, Jaideep has proven time and time again that he can build successful businesses through his ability to recognise and recruit talented people, nurture and develop them through effective training, motivation and delegation into high performing and highly effective teams. He has been effective in spotting new business opportunities from concept through to delivery and aftercare by thinking outside of the box. Jaideep has in the past worked with Tata Consultancy Services, HP Enterprise Services & Atos SE where he has managed the interface between a diverse range of professionals and brought about an entrepreneurial approach to his work. Jaideep co-founded Cevitr to make automation accessible to all - regardless of the size of a company.

About Cevitr

Cevitr Limited is a UK based RPA-as-a-Service provider, digitally empowering our clients' workforce to deliver great business results using smart automation.  The company was formed with the philosophy of complementing the automation technology with a simple business engagement model and providing a unique market access to this game changing innovation. Whilst smart automation itself is characterised by speed, accuracy & simplicity, the business engagement models that are being adopted in the market are very archaic & traditional resulting in longer time to market and limiting the options for adoption. The Cevitr platform (CevitrJo) gives businesses of all sizes access to this innovation with a simple subscription-based engagement model with services delivered on the cloud.

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Ramesh Menon

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Cevitr

A seasoned and passionate professional who has spent nearly two decades in the IT services industry enabling customers with their transformation journey. Ramesh has lead portfolios and teams spanning UK and Europe in various capacities with organisations such as Harman (A Samsung Company), Tata Consultancy Services and Cognizant. Passionate about making a positive change, focussed on building credible and sustainable relationships and always keen to challenge the boundaries, Ramesh co-founded Cevitr to enable automation to be accessible to organisations of all sizes and to de-mystify the benefits and relevance of automation and AI.

About Cevitr

Cevitr Limited is a UK based RPA-as-a-Service provider, digitally empowering our clients' workforce to deliver great business results using smart automation.  The company was formed with the philosophy of complementing the automation technology with a simple business engagement model and providing a unique market access to this game changing innovation. Whilst smart automation itself is characterised by speed, accuracy & simplicity, the business engagement models that are being adopted in the market are very archaic & traditional resulting in longer time to market and limiting the options for adoption. The Cevitr platform (CevitrJo) gives businesses of all sizes access to this innovation with a simple subscription-based engagement model with services delivered on the cloud.

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Mahendra Jape

Co- founder & CEO

Data Angles Private Ltd

Mahendra Jape is a proven, results oriented, global CEO with an exceptional record of growing and transforming global businesses in Telecom, Hospitality and Financial Services with consistent ability to identify and execute on differentiating competitive advantages across geographies to drive growth, purely based on analytics.

He headed the design, delivery and consultancy services at BT prior to working with GE Capital as Data Governance Leader for Europe, Australia and Asia. He is considered as a thought leader in advanced Analytics & AI, and an industry expert in developing and executing strategic plans to capture new opportunities, regain & retain market leadership.

Data Angles, a London based start-up offers trusted advisory services that enables businesses to contextualise data, generate actionable insights from complex business problems, and make data-driven decisions across pan-enterprise processes to create sustainable business impact. It strives to generate value to the clients at each stage of their analytics journey from information to insight to impact.

Working mainly with Fortune 500 companies globally, it solves business problems across functions and industries by enabling data-driven business transformation and by leveraging advanced analytics, and artificial intelligence-powered technology accelerators.

Sidhartha Dash

Research Director

Chartis Research