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26 July, 2024

02.30 PM Onwards

About Summit

BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) and Fintech market in India is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years. The market is expected to be driven by factors such as increasing internet penetration, rising mobile usage, government initiatives such as Digital India and JanDhan Yojana, and a growing middleclass population with higher disposable income.

The Indian BFSI & FinTech sector has been playing a critical role in driving the growth of the Indian economy and is considered the key enabler for the vision of India becoming a USD 5 trillion economy in the coming years. Amidst this dynamic landscape, The BFSI & Fintech Summit hosted by CIO News aims to serve as a pivotal platform, fostering strategic dialogues and collaborations, and our 2nd edition promises a day full of insightful discussions, addressing critical industry themes.

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Knowledgeable Sessions

Why attend BFSI Summit 2024?

Experience the largest on-ground BFSI Summit in India.
Gain exclusive access to the launch of the latest BFSI Report.
Get hands-on access to the BFSI Report.
Get hands-on access to the BFSI Report.
Connect with over 150 CIO delegates, fostering valuable industry relationships.
Engage in interactive sessions and insightful presentations.
Get in-depth industry insights from 50+ distinguished speakers.
Access invaluable sector-specific knowledge and trade secrets.
Networking opportunities to expand your professional connections.
Participate in an experiential session led by a prominent influencer.
Enjoy a lively evening with dinner, cocktail reception, live music, and an after-party.
Join us at BFSI Summit 2024 to explore, connect, and advance within the BFSI sector.


02:30PM to 03:00PM | Registration with High Tea & Networking

Registration with High Tea & Networking

Welcome Note

Lamp Lightning & Introduction to the Summit – Khushbu Soni – Founder & CEO CIONews

Keynote - India’s Financial Landscape: Current State & Future Imperatives.

Regulator Presentation

"Fireside Chat - Reimagining the Customer Experience in Banking and Finance.
AI-powered technology is changing the customer experience (CX) in unprecedented ways as the field evolves with strategies and technologies aimed at improving business outcomes. For instance, natural language processing (NLP) is playing a pivotal role in driving digital transformation and the creation of AI-powered chatbots. Leveraging new technology, financial organizations can meticulously analyze every customer interaction, fostering loyalty and steadily increasing satisfaction over time. Financial services providers now have the capability to elevate functionality and align customer expectations, all thanks to these innovative technologies."

Sponsor Presentation

Panel Discussion - The Critical Role of Cloud in Driving Digital-First Financial Services Operations
Cloud services have become the foundation for innovation and indispensable for building the foundation of a digital business. Cloud modernizes legacy architecture for greater agility, scalability, and resilience, and recent IDC surveys indicate that most enterprises consider cloud providers to be important partners in the AI and GenAI journey. This session will explore how cloud computing is revolutionizing the financial services industry, helping to bring new services to market at a much faster rate. It will also explain how BFSI organizations can better leverage enterprise-wide data in order to access the latest functionalities provided by cloud-based software."

Sponsor Presentation

Panel Discussion - Strategies for Cyber Security Resilience in BFSI & Fintech
In today's digital age, the BFSI and Fintech sectors are increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats such as data breaches, ransomware attacks, and phishing scams. To safeguard sensitive financial information and maintain customer trust, organizations in these sectors must prioritize cyber security resilience. By implementing robust strategies and practices, BFSI and Fintech companies can effectively mitigate cyber risks and respond swiftly to security incidents.


Sponsor Presentation

Panel Discussion: Leader's View: Addressing the 'Value vs Valuation' Debate
Synopsis: As the FinTech sector matures, the focus has now shifted towards building ‘meaningful scale’ and closely track profits as a metric. 'Value vs Valuation' has been a never-ending debate in the fintech sector. While fintech’s continue chasing for valuation besides building value for their businesses and customers, there are many questions surrounding the future of FinTech’s, such as what will make them sustainable and what other business avenues they can explore to drive their profitability. This panel will discuss the Value vs Valuation debate in detail."

Thought Leadership Report Launch

Award Night followed with Networking with Cocktail & Dinner.


Why Nominate Yourself:

Recognize Leaders: Acknowledge CIO’s CISOs who are making significant contributions to the digital transformation and cybersecurity within their organization.
Showcase Achievements: Highlight innovative strategies and solutions implemented by top CIO’s and CISOs.

Promote Excellence: Encourage continued excellence in technology and cybersecurity leadership.
Drive Recruitment and Internal Champions: Award-winners say the CIONews awards has helped to improve talent attraction and retention, and to win internal champions within the business.

Nomination Criteria

Strategic Impact: Crafting company-wide strategies that balance risk management and business innovation.

Inclusive Leadership: Advocating for diversity and inclusion in the technology/cybersecurity field.

Adaptability: Navigating transformation and day-to-day, business-as-usual skilfully.

Culture Champion: Building a strong internal culture focused on security.

Thought Leadership: Influencing the technology / Cybersecurity conversation on current and future trends.

Recognize excellence and nominate today!

Nominate an exceptional CIO or CISO whose innovation, leadership, and dedication have made a significant impact in the world of technology and cybersecurity.

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Moderators & Speakers

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Khushbu Soni

Founder and Chief Editor
CIO News

Brijesh Singh

IPS Officer and Principal Secretary to
the Chief Minister of Maharashtra

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Bhargeshwar Banerji

Former Chief General Manager
RBI, Dept of Supervision

Khushroo Panthaky
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Chartered Accountant, Mumbai

Vivek Iyer
Vivek Iyer

Partner and NBFC Industry Leader
Grant Thornton Bharat

Akshay Garkel
Akshay Garkel

Partner and Cyber Leader
Grant Thornton Bharat

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Rohan Lakhaiyar

Partner, Financial Services - Risk
Grant Thornton Bharat

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K V Dipu

Senior President
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

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Pratik Adatia


Ashutosh Taparia
Ashutosh Taparia

MD - Chief Revenue Officer

Anuprita Daga
Anuprita Daga

Group CISO
Angel One

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Mr Sankaranarayanan Raghavan

Chief Technology and Data Officer
IndiaFirst Life

Previous Edition Speakers

Yashasvi Yadav, IPS

Special Inspector General of Police
Maharashtra Cyber Department, Mumbai

Khushroo Panthaky

Chartered Accountant

Navin Surya
Navin Surya

Chairman Fintech Convergence Council

Sharan Hegde

Content Creator
Finance with Sharan

Anand M
Anand Madia

Officer on Special Duty to the
Chief Minister of Maharashtra

Rohan Lakhaiyar
Rohan Lakhaiyar

Partner Grant Thornton Bharat LLP

Ashutosh Taparia
Ashutosh Taparia

MD - Chief Revenue Officer

Rajan Tawate
Rajan Tawate

Innovation Incharge NPCI Bharat Billpay

Abhishek Arun

M2P Fintech

Arun Tikoo

Chief Business Officer
Cashfree Payments

Yogesh Purohit
Yogesh Purohit

Associate Director
Grant Thornton Bharat LLP

Sivakumar Nandipati

Fedbank Financial Services Ltd

Ayaskant Mohapatra
Ayaskant Mohapatra

BOB Financial Solutions

Ashok Mali
Ashok Mali

Tata Capital Housing Finance Ltd

Anilkumar Varma
AnilKumar Varma

CIO Multi Commodity Exchange Clearing Corporation Limited

Shiv Kumar Bhasin
Shivkumar Bhasin

NSE India

Prasad Patil
Prasad Vijay Patil

Vishwas Cooperative Bank

U. Shivaji Poojari

Bharat Bank

Uday Gurkar
Udaykumar P. Gurkar

Vice - Chairman
SVC Cooperative Bank

Laxman Sangewar
Laxman Sangewar

Vice Chairman
Nanded Merchant Bank, Nanded

Shailendra Sahasrabudhe

Country Head

Akshay Garkel

Partner & Leader, Cyber
Grant Thornton Bharat LLP

Ninad Varadkar
Ninad Varadkar

Group CISO
Edelwiess Financial Services Ltd

Mrutyunjay Mahapatra

Corporate Advisor and
Senior Banker

Fal Ghancha
Fal Ghancha

DSP Mutual Fund

Amit Walinjkar

Associate Director CX
KPMG, India

Srivaths Varadharajan

Chief Operating Officer
(tech, digital, design & data) Spice Money

Amlan Singh

Vice President Customer
Experience & Operations IIFL (India Infoline Group)

Hari Shankar
Hari Shankar

Sr. Vice President
Customer Experience Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited

Shivkumar Nair

Senior Vice President
Axis Asset Management Company Limited

Surajit Chatterjee

Managing Director - Datacenter (India)
CapitaLand Investments

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