The 5th Data Management Forum aims to present and discuss the international trends and developments regarding data management in business. During the Conference, the latest data management challenges and opportunities will be put under the spotlight. What is more, the Conference will focus on presenting techniques and case studies of dealing with and applying new methods with the ultimate goal to extract the full value of the most valuable resource of our days.
Date: Wednesday, 23 February 2022 | 08:30
Venue: Hilton Hotel Nicosia
*This will be a physical event, held in compliance with all the public health regulations in force at the time, based on developments regarding COVID-19. To ensure the maximum safety of our guests, IMH requires all guests to be fully vaccinated in order to gain access to the event. Do not forget to present your SafePass in digital or in printed form, including the relevant QR code. The Organizers will check the validity of the certificate by scanning the QR code (indicated on the vaccination certificate).
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Participation fee: €100 + 19% VAT per person.
Data & Analytics Lead, Senior Manager, KPMG Limited
Vanja is a Senior Manager leading the Data & Analytics service line in KPMG. She holds a BBA (Finance and Investments) from Baruch College, City University of New York, and an MSc in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics from CIIM. Since joining KPMG in 2018, Vanja has been responsible for Data-Driven Transformation, Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Strategy, Data Governance projects across industries. She is responsible for delivering data management, advanced analytics, and business intelligence solutions to companies in Cyprus and the EMEA region. Vanja has extensive prior experience in the field of finance and investments, having worked in Private Wealth Management with Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York.
Chief Technology Officer, Teradata Corporation, USA
Stephen is the CTO for Teradata. He performed his graduate work in computer science at MIT where his Masters and PhD research focused on high-performance parallel processing. He also completed an MBA with joint course and thesis work at the Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management. Stephen is a TDWI Fellow and has been on the faculty of The Data Warehousing Institute since 1996. During Barack Obama's first term he was appointed to the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) where he worked on development of the Big Data strategy for the US government. In 2014, at the height of the Big Data phenomenon, he was ranked by ExecRank as the #4 CTO in the USA (behind the CTOs from Amazon.com, Tesla Motors, and Intel) out of a pool of 10,000+ CTOs.
People Analytics & Insight Director, HMRC (Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs), UK
Ian has over 30 years’ experience in data and analytics across a dozen industry sectors in UK public and private sector, making him one of the foremost experts in data-driven change. He joined HMRC in 2019, creating the People Analytics & Insight directorate to transform its employee engagement through more effective use of data, and to make HMRC a great place to work. In 2021, he published Data Strategy: from definition to execution, the most comprehensive guide to the end-to-end process of successfully embedding data and its exploitation into an organisation.
Chief Scientist, Satori, Israel
Ben is an experienced hacker, developer, and book author. Ben is experienced in endpoint security, behavioral analytics, application security, and data security. Ben filled roles such as the CTO of Cynet, and Director of threat research at Imperva. Ben is the Chief Scientist for Satori, streamlining data access and security with DataSecOps.
Senior Manager of Data Science and Analytics, Booking.com, Netherlands
Dane Aronsen has been at Booking.com for the last 6 years. He currently oversees teams of data scientists, data analysts, and data engineers, focused on using data to better understand customer behaviour across a range of product offerings. Before this he was responsible for building experimental measurement in the Marketing department, allocating large budgets across a range of investment opportunities. Before joining Booking, Dane completed his Ph.D in Behavioural Neuroscience in his home country of New Zealand.
Senior Consultant, Tudor Galos Consulting, Romania
Tudor is a versatile, award-winning Business Consultant with a growth-hacking attitude with more than 18 years of experience in identifying innovative solutions to business challenges, rallying up teams, segments, key stakeholders, aligning everyone’s priorities towards key business goals. The company he runs, Tudor Galos Consulting, a boutique consulting company with focus on personal data protection and digital transformation, having a team of experts covering all privacy-compliance requirements, works with over 150 customers in verticals like Aviation, Retail, E-tail, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Digital Advertising, FMCG. Tudor holds a DPO Certification issued by European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity from Maastricht University, faculty of Law.
EMEA Data Mesh Lead, Starburst Data, UK
Andy started his data career in 99 with a 17 year stint at SAS, which included 10 years of delivering Warehousing, OLAP and Analytics projects, before moving into a global tech team, to do presales, presales enablement and partnering stuff - lots of planes, trains and automobiles. Then Andy spent time at HPE designing and delivering Hadoop based analytical services to EMEA multinationals. After this Andy moved into the startup space and spent time at Arcadia Data and AtScale where he was the first on the ground technical leader in EMEA. Andy has spent the last 12 months with Starburst Data where he focuses on working with partners and advising organisations on Data Mesh.
Chief Data Officer Aldermore, Vice-Chair and sustainability board member at the GLEIF, Aldermore Group, Global Legal Entity Foundation (GLEIF), UK
With over 30 years of experience in data, Hany Choueiri is the Chief Data Officer at Aldermore heading up Advanced Analytics, Data Governance and Digital Marketing. He is also board member and the vice-chair of the Global Legal Entity Foundation (GLEIF). Previously roles include Chief Data Officer EMEA at StateStreet and Chief Data Officer at the Bank of England. He has worked in a variety of roles at HSBC including the GBM Chief Data Officer for Europe. He is an advocate of World Economic Forum’s ESG Stakeholder Capitalism model and runs a series of LinkedIn Live Streams on this topic.
Cloud Solutions Architect, Microsoft, UK
Mara is a Cloud Solutions Architect for Data & AI at Microsoft. As a Cloud Solutions Architect, she has been focused on helping large enterprise customers such as M&S, AstraZeneca or HSBC, on their digital transformation journey, guiding them on how to best use the data platform technologies available today and modernise their data & BI applications. Before working at Microsoft, Mara was a Power Platform consultant, focusing on reporting, process automation and low code app development.
Principal Information Management Consultant EMEA, Global Data Strategy Ltd, UK
Nigel Turner has worked in Information Management for over 25 years. He is co-founder and Principal Information Management Consultant at Global Data Strategy Ltd, a data management consultancy company. He spent much of his career at British Telecommunications Group (BT) where he led a series of enterprise wide IM & data governance initiatives. After leaving BT in 2010 Nigel worked as a data consultant at Trillium Software, FromHereOn and IPL before joining Global Data Strategy Ltd. Nigel is a well-known thought leader in Information Management and has run tutorials and presented at many international conferences. He has also written several white papers on Information Management topics. He is based in Cardiff, Wales in the United Kingdom.
Senior IT Service Manager, MAERSK, Denmark
Andrea is a professional with over 20yrs of experience in data and analytics, his first work on Business Intelligence dates to early 2000'. He's DataOps manager at A.P. Moller - Maersk, the integrated container logistics company. He served some of the world’s largest organizations – Novartis, UN, TetraPak to name a few - on SAP and Cloud technologies. During his career he also provided Digital Forensics services for mobile devices.With extensive knowledge as steering committee member, people manager of teams globally dispersed with 120+ FTEs and 24/7 setup, Andrea will share his thoughts about DataOps, digital transformation and how to fire on all cylinders.
The worldwide transition into the era of Big Data and digital transformation, have driven IMR/University of Nicosia™, one of the largest market research organizations in Cyprus, to invest in an all-new Market Business Intelligence unit. The Business Intelligence unit, through its collaboration with multiple teams of experts both in Cyprus and abroad, transforms big data into measurable value via new and innovative solutions based on real time data collection, advanced analytics and tailored-made visualizations endorsing strategic business decisions for enhanced sales, revenue and customer experience journey.
KPMG has been operating in Cyprus since 1948 and currently employs more than 900 professionals working from 6 offices across the island. It is a member of the KPMG network, a global organisation of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG operates in 145 countries and territories and has approximately 236.000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Clients look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high-order professional capabilities, industry insight, local knowledge and expertise.
The Forum is addressed to Chief Data Officers, Chief Privacy Officers, Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Managing Directors, Marketing and HR Directors, and other senior executives from businesses operating across different sectors of the economy. The Forum will welcome professionals from the following sectors:
• Financial services providers
• Corporate services providers
• Law firms and legal consultants
• Accounting, audit, and tax firms
• Technology and software service providers
• Real estate agencies and developers
• Retail and e-commerce companies
• Betting and gambling companies
• Telecommunication service providers
• Energy and oil & gas suppliers
• Marketing & communication agencies
• Media companies
• Education providers
• Healthcare providers
• Pharmaceutical companies
• Travel & transport service providers
• Logistics companies
• Regulatory bodies and governmental authorities
IMH is the largest business knowledge and information transfer organisation in Cyprus. Its services include the coordination and running of conferences, seminars and commercial exhibitions, specialist business media publishing and human resources consulting. Every year, IMH organises more than 110 conferences related to every sector of the market, commercial exhibitions and training seminars, and undertakes the entire process of five business award ceremonies. IMH publishes the only dedicated business magazines in Cyprus: the Greek language monthly IN Business and the English-language monthly Gold, which are read by tens of thousands of Cypriot and non-Cypriot professionals, managers and entrepreneurs. It also operates the magazines’ accompanying news portals, the IN Business Portal (www.inbusinessnews.com), the GOLD Portal (www.goldnews.com.cy) and the REPORTER (www.reporter.com.cy). ΙΜΗ also delivers via e-mail the IN Business Daily Newsletter, the GOLD News Daily Newsletter and the REPORTER Newsletter. The IMH Business Development Department bids for tenders published by local public sector bodies, the European Union and other international organisations. Through its activities, ΙΜΗ gives businesses a chance to develop, to network, to find new clients and business associates, to communicate with new audiences and discover growth opportunities. www.imhbusiness.com
IN Business magazine has a monthly readership of over 89,000. It is the only monthly business magazine in Cyprus that provides a comprehensive overview of all segments of the economy, from retail to services, as well as reporting on new deals, presenting new faces and, generally, looking at everything that’s happening on the local business scene. IN Business has always been a pioneer in local business journalism, thanks to its in-depth analysis and research, often backed by previously unpublished facts and figures. www.inbusinessnews.com
GOLD magazine was founded in 2011 as the first English-language business monthly in Cyprus. Today, it is not only synonymous with the promotion of good business practices but it has a unique and valuable readership of High-Net-Worth Individuals, international company executives, English-speaking Cypriot and non-Cypriot businessmen and women. GOLD provides a comprehensive and informed overview of the local business scene, the economy and the market and has gained a reputation for its in-depth articles and revealing interviews with key local and international personalities. www.goldnews.com.cy
Dedicated to the objective presentation of valid news, with a focus on immediacy, REPORTER is a 24/7 online news and entertainment hub presenting what’s happening in Cyprus and the world. IMH’s new digital media also includes the REPORTER application for IOS and Android tablets and smartphones, as well as a daily newsletter sent to 100,000 subscribers. REPORTER’s large team of journalists publishes authoritative and timely news every minute of every day. www.reporter.com.cy
Hilton Hotel Nicosia, Cyprus
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