1 December, 2021 | Sydney, Australia

Building the Data-Driven Organisation

Collaborate and learn with 130 Chief Data Officers and Information leaders from organisations responsible for 1/5 of Australia’s GDP.

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Innovation and plans to recover and thrive will all require a higher focus on data management.

Leaders need use the power of information to fuel revenue growth and create lasting business opportunities.

Speakers

Harness the collective intelligence of the world’s foremost thought leaders to learn best practices and be inspired.

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Peter
Weill
Chairman and Senior Research Scientist at MIT CISR

Peter Weill

Chairman and Senior Research Scientist at MIT CISR

About

Peter Weill’s work centers on the role, value, and governance of digitization in enterprises. Weill joined the MIT Sloan faculty in 2000 to become director of MIT Sloan’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR).

MIT CISR is funded by approximately 100 corporate sponsors and patrons, and undertakes practical research on how firms generate business value from Information Technology (IT). As chair, Weill focuses on globalizing the center’s research and delivery. In 2008, Ziff Davis recognized Weill as #24 of The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, the highest-ranked academic. In Dec 2019, his 2015 MIT SMR article Thriving in an Increasingly Digital Era was recognized as one of The Best 10 SMR Articles in the 2010s.

Peter has worked on digitization issues with the Executive Committees and Boards of more than 40 companies globally. He conducts workshops for key conferences, including the CEO Summits for Microsoft, IBM, and SAP, and the International Monetary Conference.

Paul
Cobban
Chief Data & Transformation at DBS Bank

Paul Cobban

Chief Data & Transformation at DBS Bank

About

Paul Cobban, Chief Data and Transformation Officer at DBS, has helmed the cultural, digital, and data transformation that secured for DBS the distinction of being the only bank in history to be recognised as the World’s Best Bank three years in a row – “Best Bank in the World” by Global Finance (2018, 2020), “Global Bank of the Year” by The Banker (2018) and “World’s Best Digital Bank” by Euromoney (2019).

Based in Singapore, Paul and his team are responsible for enabling the bank’s strategic agenda to build a strong digital foundation by driving ambitious innovation, data-driven decision making and an Agile start-up culture, anchored in excellence in customer and employee experiences.

Since 2009, Paul has led multiple bank-wide transformation programmes at DBS to drive continuous improvement through process re-engineering, Human Centered Design, Journey thinking and data analytics. With data and design thinking at the forefront, Paul set out to transform DBS to a digital platform company around a culture-based vision of becoming a 29,000-person start-up, an achievement recognised by Harvard Business Review in 2019 (Top 10 Business Transformations of the decade).

Considered one of the leading cultural transformation practitioners in the world, Paul is regularly sought after for global speaking engagements to share his experiences. He has co-authored a book on the culture of innovation (“Eat, Sleep, Innovate”) and was a finalist for the inaugural Clayton M. Christensen award for the best article in innovation published in Harvard Business Review. Paul currently chairs the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) Future-Enabled Skills Work Group, is on the board of EFMA, and is an IBF Fellow. He also sits on the FinTech Advisory council for the Institute of International Finance (IIF). For the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Paul is also Co-Chair of the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA), IMDA’s SkillsFuture initiative.

Joanna
Gurry
Chief Data Officer at nbn

Joanna Gurry

Chief Data Officer at nbn

About

Joanna Gurry is a commercially focused technology executive with 25 years’ experience in banking, insurance and telecommunications.

Building and leading large data and analytics teams at NBNCo, IAG, Commonwealth Bank and KPMG, Jo has led successful transformations of culture and capability in large, complex businesses.

Aiming always to strike the right balance between risk and compliance with strong commercial outcomes, Jo targets strategic relationships with great partners to propel an innovation agenda – driven by advanced analytics practices and underpinned by mature information management foundations.

Dr.
Ian Oppermann
Chief Data Scientist at NSW Government

Dr. Ian Oppermann

Chief Data Scientist at NSW Government

About

Dr. Ian Oppermann is the NSW Government’s Chief Data Scientist working within the Department of Customer Service. He is also an Industry Professor at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). From 2015 to 2019, Ian was also the CEO of the NSW Data Analytics Centre (DAC).

Ian is considered a thought leader in the area of the Digital Economy and is a regular speaker on “Big Data”, broadband enabled services and the impact of technology on society. Ian has an MBA from the University of London and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mobile Telecommunications from Sydney University. Ian is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, is a Fellow and President of the Australian Computer Society, and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Connecting the Region’s
Top Chief Data Officers

Data Edge is an invitation-only conference that brings together technology executives from the region’s most influential Enterprise and Government organisations, including:

Data Edge gathers leading data and technology stakeholders for an interactive day.

Hear from the experts, draw upon the collective intelligence of our region’s top Chief Data Officers, and learn the next steps from others on similar journeys.

With complete health and safety compliance, we are finally able to meet again face-to-face to share war stories, validate and compare lockdown and distributed workforce strategies.

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Why you should be here

Peer Introductions

Increase your own ability via a network of trusted connections by meeting with expert stakeholders and calibre peers. Every delegate must qualify to join the community.

Personalised Agenda

Self select your path through your choice of keynotes, panels, roundtables and workshops, perfectly aligning our content with your tactical and strategic needs.

Practical Insights

Global speakers ahead of you on the journey equip you with their learned experience, giving you the competence and tools you need.

Debating Critical Themes

01 Fixing Information Architecture​

Data’s value is hidden in silos, fragmented instances and technology stacks. Too few organisations are confident about knowing, accessing, and analysing the right data for insights. How do you become one?​

02 Creating a Data Driven Organisation​

Our national priority is to improve decision making at speed, enable automation and unleash future business models empowered by ML and AI.​

03 An Integrated & Accurate Information Infrastructure​

Future app delivery, CX and competitive edge are underpinned by intelligently delivered personalised services, automated through AI, based on a single view of the customer. How do you enable that vision?​

04 Operational Empathy​

NOBL Collective NYC helps business leaders build flexibility and adaptability into their technology and their teams for better uptake, productivity and wellbeing.​

05 Your Ability to Communicate​

Managing perceptions, owning the room, managing stakeholders, winning allies and taking everyone on the journey.​

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