The 5th Data Management Forum aims to present and discuss the international trends and developments regarding data management in business. During the Forum, the latest data management challenges and opportunities will be put under the spotlight. What is more, the Forum 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
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.
Andreas is the Head of SAS Customer Advisory for Greece and Eastern Europe (GEE), managing presales activities for Analytics technology across the region. Within this role, he is heading a team of Analytics experts that are responsible for the design, planning, and adoption of solutions that enable organizations to create valuable insights from their data, and use it efficiently to improve their processes, decisions, and business actions. He has over 10 years of experience in the field of Information Technology, with a focus on IT solution design and architecture of business applications, and has collaborated with class-leading customers across a range of different sectors, including Banking, Insurance, Energy & Utilities, Telecommunications, and Retail.
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.
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.
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 a 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 the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity from Maastricht University, Faculty of Law.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stylianos N. Christoforou is the Managing Director of Stylianos N. Christoforou & Associates LLC. He is a Barrister-at-Law of Grays Inn UK, a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of England and Wales, a qualified Insolvency Practitioner and a TUV Certified GDPR Practitioner. His expertise lies especially in assisting enterprises with the legal challenges they face. Stylianos, principally a litigator, handled a broad range of business issues, relating to data protection, mergers and acquisitions, technology law, cybersecurity, corporate governance, investment recovery cases and employment law. Stylianos is also an accredited GDPR Practitioner and one of the most prominent Cypriot professionals in GDPR compliance. Stylianos, with his team, has undertaken over 100 GDPR compliance projects for medium and large businesses of every sector of the economy including education, trade, health services, hospitality, and insurance, has defended complaints before the Office of the Commissioner for the Protection of Personal Data, and regularly guides enterprises on the correct design and operation of web applications and online platforms.
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, offers new and innovative solutions based on real time data collection, advance analytics and tailored-made visualizations endorsing strategic business decisions.
S. KANIKLIDES (CYPRUS) LIMITED specialises in the management of documents and records throughout their lifecycle. Digitisation, storage, and destruction are but a few of the phases within this lifecycle. KANIKLIDES offers an advanced secure shredding service, using industrial shredders with level 4 security shredding. The organisation also offers Records Management Consulting and Data Protection Officer Services, which are needed for the compliance Regulation (EU) 2016/679. KANIKLIDES takes security very seriously and now ranks as the only Professional Information and Records Management Services Organisation in Cyprus – possibly even European-wide – with 8 related ISO Certifications.
KPMG operates in Cyprus since 1948 and currently employs more than 900 people working from 6 offices across the island (Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaka, Pafos, Paralimni and Polis Chrysochous). We are a member of the global network of KPMG, one of the world’s largest professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services, employing more than 236.000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world in 144 countries and territories. Our clients look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high order professional capabilities, industry insight, local knowledge, and expertise.
H SAS είναι ηγέτιδα εταιρεία στον τομέα της Ανάλυσης Δεδομένων και Τεχνητής Νοημοσύνης. Μέσω καινοτόμων λογισμικών και υπηρεσιών, η SAS εμπνέει τους πελάτες της σε όλο τον κόσμο να μετατρέψουν τα δεδομένα σε νοημοσύνη. Η εταιρεία, έχει αναλάβει την υλοποίηση μεγάλων καινοτόμων έργων σε τομείς όπως fraud management, performance management, financial management, customer intelligence, risk management, αποκτώντας σημαντική παρουσία στον τραπεζικό και ασφαλιστικό κλάδο, στις τηλεπικοινωνίες, σε κυβερνητικούς οργανισμούς, στον κλάδο της ενέργειας κ.α. Πάνω από 40 χρόνια δίνει στους πελάτες της THE POWER TO KNOW. Για περισσότερες πληροφορίες: https://www.sas.com/el_gr/home.html
Stylianos N. Christoforou & Co LLC is a boutique law firm established in 2005. Through constant innovation and hard work, the Firm today is a fully- fledged, innovative law firm, with deep technology literacy, compliant with international best practices. Acknowledging that enterprises due to digitalisation operate in a complex and technologically rapidly evolving environment, the Firm has identified the need for change and invested in technology related legal knowledge. It is therefore that today the Firm is a leading Law Firm in all legal matters relating to Data Privacy Laws, Cyber Security Consultancy, Data Governance, Digital Transformation and GDPR. We are also proud to be the Law Firm with the greatest exposure to GDPR compliance projects and DPO consulting.
IMH is a leading Corporate Events and Media organization operating in the Knowledge and Information Economy. It provides products and services based on content, intelligence and connections to specialist audiences. IMH services include the organization of conferences, summits, client events, exhibitions, business, and mainstream media. Every year, IMH organizes more than 200 corporate events in physical, hybrid and online form: Conferences and Exhibitions on all market sectors, Investment summits and road shows in Cyprus and abroad, Client Conferences and other corporate events, Business award ceremonies. Our corporate events provide the biggest networking, business development, knowledge providing and career advancement opportunities in Cyprus. IMH media department operates, publishes and distributes: IN Business, the leading monthly business magazine in Cyprus, GOLD, the leading English-language monthly business Magazine in Cyprus, IN Business Portal (www.inbusinessnews.com), GOLD Portal (www.goldnews.com.cy), Over 40 annual business catalogues, supplements and directories, Reporter (www.reporter.com.cy), one of the most visited multi-thematic news portal in Cyprus. IMH recently acquired Super FM, the leading music radio station in Cyprus.
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
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
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