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High Level Executive Exchange for Data and AI Driven Business Models and Use Cases

Big Data Analytics and AI are the pillars of digitalization. Combined with other groundbreaking technologies they enable new service-oriented business models, create new markets and disrupt old ones. Companies have been investing in internal or external teams or startups, software and architecture. Many exciting use cases have been created. Purely data-driven startups disrupted whole industries. Some established companies try to keep pace, but struggle to develop compelling strategies. There is a thin line between agility and disorientation. Other traditional businesses adopted early and became digital frontrunners in their industries. Swiss Leaders Dialog is an executive-only live and virtual networking event to exchange views and experiences across industries.

Topics:

  • Digitalisation Strategy
  • Data and AI Strategy
  • Big Data Use Cases
  • Data Organisation (Built? Buy? Found?)
  • Big Data Analytics / Use Cases
  • AI Use Cases / AI Business Models
  • Data Ecosystems
  • Strategic Initiatives in Switzerland and Europe
  • Data Science
  • Integrating BI and DWH
  • Platform Economy
  • New Management Concepts (Agile, Scrum, Design Thinking, Holacracy etc.)
  • Data Governance
  • Problems of Data Ownership
  • Compliance Strategy (with regard to data)
  • Regulatory Frameworks
  • Data Governance
  • Data Sourcing
  • Data Integration
  • IoT and Big Data / Industry 4.0
  • Big Data and “Servitization”
  • Partner Strategy
  • Big Data Architecture
  • Big Data & Blockchain

Format

  • Best practices: Selected business cases
  • Matchmaking: Interests and competencies of all attendees
  • Networking: Matched and pre-arranged one on one meetings
  • Workshops: Confidential peer discussions
  • High level: Colleagues in similar positions
  • Decision support: Knowledge of an elite network for your projects, strategies and ideas
  • Ultra efficient: Personal agenda – optimal time invest
  • Chill out: Informal networking at after-event bar meeting
  • Online community: Access new contacts and knowledge after the event

Great setup and organisation enabled high level networking and an open-minded exchange. Exciting presentations showed new perspectives.

Axel Vogelbruch, Global Head of Digitalization (CDO), BYK-Chemie GmbH

Very meaningful and relevant for me as a speaker as well as in the delegate role. In a relaxed atmosphere and a flexible setting I was happy to meet a lot of interesting new contacts during networking time. Thanks a lot.

Katharina Uribe Casillas, VP Global Business Development Automotive & Industrial, Kuehne + Nagel

Thank you for two exciting days in Zurich. Perfectly organized with an ideal number of attendees which allowed many inspiring meetings among decision makers.

Dr. Axel Thoma, Lecturer, University of St.Gallen

Outstanding opportunity to network with like-minded. Excellent Organization. Very interesting topics.

Domonkos Gaspar, Digital Solutions Leader, Roche

Very well organized event with practice-oriented, relevant presentations and time for extensive networking

Thomas Röttinger, CEO, Pewatron AG

Vincent Doumeizel, Director – Food Programme, Lloyd’s Register Foundation

Food Industry & Big Data : Appetite for Disruption

  • Emerging technical innovation in Food industry (remote sensors, IoT, blockchain, satellites monitoring, GPS tracking, etc…) creates a real big data that are still to be consolidated to create an optimized management of the supply chain
  • These data innovation will convergence with life-science innovation (DNA, microbiome, isotopes, new production) that will completely disrupt the Food Industry as we know it in order to be able to feed the world of tomorrow with safe and sustainable food
  • Through their purchasing decisions, end consumers are likely to be the drivers of the change to influence and shape that smooth, ethical, transparent and traceable Food Supply Chain already named “Food Industry 4.0”

Pinar Dolen, CIO, Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse S.A.

Unleashing the Capacity of our Entire Organization via Self Serve Analytics

Dr. Franz-Josef Hoffmann, CEO, MRS Electronic, Inc.

B2B Relationships in the Digitally Connected World

  • Layers of connectivity: HR, IoT, virtualised processes
  • The golden age of algorithms
  • End-to-end connectivity enables new b2b services
  • New vertical value creation
  • Digital transformation in the automotive industry

Nicolas Grunder, Chief Counsel Digital & Data Privacy, ABB

Lawful Rights Management in Corporate AI Systems

Matthias Gräber, Head of Data Science, Bühler Group

The Data Science Mindset as Key Enabler of Digital Innovation in Traditional Industries

  • Principles to nurture a healthy data science team
  • Organizational aspects: Central vs democratized approach to AI
  • Where to play: Short-term efficiency gains versus long-term competitive advantage
  • Establishing a culture of curiosity and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Real-life examples from manufacturing in the food and advanced materials industry

Prof. Dr. Walter Brenner, Chair for Information Management, University of St. Gallen

Management of Corporate AI

  • The St. Gallen Management Model for AI
  • Organisational aspects
  • Compliance and security
  • AI Life Cycle Management

Dr. Rakesh Rana, Lead Data Scientist, Nordea Life & Pensions

Data Driven or:  How to Use the Right Tools at the Right Time to Support your Organisation’s Digital Transformation

  • One size doesn’t fit all: identify your organisation’s unique digital transformation journey
  • Is your organisation ready for RPA, AI, Machine Learning, or Deep Learning?
  • Overcoming internal inertia and resistance to digital transformation initiatives.

Dr. Andreas Jahnke, CEO, Lufthansa Consulting

Combining Data Outside and Inside the Aviation Industry to Develop Recovery Scenarios

Dr. Frank Schacherer, VP Products and Solutions, QIAGEN

Data Sourcing And Data Integration in Genomics

  • Aggregation and integration of pharmaceutical research data for decision support
  • Knowledge graphs, experimental genomic data, clinical data
  • AI based analytics

Stiven Muccioli, Founder & CTO, ventis.it (Iccrea Banking Group)

How to Switch from Negative to Positive Margins in Digital Banking Business Thanks to Big Data

  • Data mining from omni-channel platforms
  • Business lines optimization using data analytics and cross selling activities
  • Concrete examples of a new model of digital bank: from negative margins to positive margins

Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Salvatore,Team Leader Healthcare and Life Sciences, Bonelli Erede

Tracking Apps and Patients’ Data Protection

  • The need to collect personal data in a pandemic situation
  • Is large scale monitoring of locations and/or contacts between natural persons legitimate?
  • Where to strike the right balance between protection of public health and protection of personal data?
  • Where and for how long data can be stored and can they be transferred to third parties?
  • The European Data Protection Board’s guidance

Dr. Vedran Batos, Co-Founder, CrewCraft AG

Blockchain with AI: Simple Practice or Complex Theory?

  • Use case of a cloud based change management app
  • Top trends for various industries
  • Easy of use or lost in algorithms
  • Strategic approach to data sampling, Big Data, Blockchain and AI.
  • KPIs vs social impacts analysis
  • Provisioning and deployment to cloud

Markus Ernsten, Agile Leadership Coach, ME3C for Commerzbank AG

Digital Transformation and Agile Collaboration - The Changes and Challenges an Established Corporate Business Has to Find Suitable Answers for

Jean-Pierre Cioni, Director of Digital Programs, Groupe VYV

Accelerating Digital Transformation During COVID 19

  • Existing ecosystem of interconnected digital platforms
  • Doubling of telemedicine users to 8M people within one month
  • New digital public private partnerships in the health sector
  • Adapting an e-health model deigned for insurance clients to a public smart city project
  • Interoperability and open innovation within a consortium of large companies

TimeActivitySeptember 7, 2020
8:30Start of registration
9:00Management of Corporate AI
  • The St. Gallen Management Model for AI
  • Organisational aspects
  • Compliance and security
  • AI Life Cycle Management
    Prof. Dr. Walter Brenner, Chair for Information Management, University of St. Gallen
  • 9:30Unleashing the Capacity of our Entire Organization via Self Serve Analytics

    Pinar Dolen, CIO, Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse S.A.
    Digital Transformation and Agile Collaboration - The Changes and Challenges an Established Corporate Business Has to Find Suitable Answers for

    Markus Ernsten, Agile Leadership Coach, ME3C for Commerzbank AG
    10:00B2B Relationships in the Digitally Connected World
  • Layers of connectivity: HR, IoT, virtualised processes
  • The golden age of algorithms
  • End-to-end connectivity enables new b2b services
  • New vertical value creation
  • Digital transformation in the automotive industry

    Dr. Franz-Josef Hoffmann, CEO, MRS Electronic, Inc.
  • Lawful Rights Management in Corporate AI Systems

    Nicolas Grunder, Chief Counsel Digital & Data Privacy, ABB
    10:30How to Switch from Negative to Positive Margins in Digital Banking Business Thanks to Big Data
  • Data mining from omni-channel platforms
  • Business lines optimization using data analytics and cross selling activities
  • Concrete examples of a new model of digital bank: from negative margins to positive margins

    Stiven Muccioli, Founder & CTO, ventis.it (Iccrea Banking Group)



  • Combining Data Outside and Inside the Aviation Industry to Develop Recovery Scenarios

    Dr. Andreas Jahnke, CEO, Lufthansa Consulting



    11:00Coffee Break / Networking
    11:15Networking Session 1 (parallel activities)
    Workshop 1: Blockchain with AI: Simple Practice or Complex Theory?
  • Use case of a cloud based change management app
  • Top trends for various industries
  • Easy of use or lost in algorithms
  • Strategic approach to data sampling, Big Data, Blockchain and AI.
  • KPIs vs social impacts analysis
  • Provisioning and deployment to cloud

    Dr. Vedran Batos, Co-Founder, CrewCraft AG
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 11:45Networking Session 2 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 12:15Networking Session 3 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 12:45Networking Session 4 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 13:15Lunch / Networking
    14:15Tracking Apps and Patients’ Data Protection
  • The need to collect personal data in a pandemic situation
  • Is large scale monitoring of locations and/or contacts between natural persons legitimate?
  • Where to strike the right balance between protection of public health and protection of personal data?
  • Where and for how long data can be stored and can they be transferred to third parties?
  • The European Data Protection Board’s guidance

    Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Salvatore,Team Leader Healthcare and Life Sciences, Bonelli Erede
  • Data Driven or: How to Use the Right Tools at the Right Time to Support your Organisation’s Digital Transformation
  • One size doesn’t fit all: identify your organisation’s unique digital transformation journey
  • Is your organisation ready for RPA, AI, Machine Learning, or Deep Learning?
  • Overcoming internal inertia and resistance to digital transformation initiatives

    Dr. Rakesh Rana, Lead Data Scientist, Nordea Life & Pensions
  • 14:45Data Sourcing And Data Integration in Genomics
  • Aggregation and integration of pharmaceutical research data for decision support
  • Knowledge graphs, experimental genomic data, clinical data
  • AI based analytics

    Dr. Frank Schacherer, VP Products and Solutions, QIAGEN
  • Food Industry & Big Data : Appetite for Disruption
  • Emerging technical innovation in Food industry (remote sensors, IoT, blockchain, satellites monitoring, GPS tracking, etc…) creates a real big data that are still to be consolidated to create an optimized management of the supply chain
  • These data innovation will convergence with life-science innovation (DNA, microbiome, isotopes, new production) that will completely disrupt the Food Industry as we know it in order to be able to feed the world of tomorrow with safe and sustainable food
  • Through their purchasing decisions, end consumers are likely to be the drivers of the change to influence and shape that smooth, ethical, transparent and traceable Food Supply Chain already named “Food Industry 4.0”

    Vincent Doumeizel, Director – Food Programme, Lloyd’s Register Foundation
  • 15:15Networking Session 5 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 15:45Networking Session 6 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 16:15Coffee Break / Networking
    16:30Networking Session 7 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 17:00Networking Session 8 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 17:30Accelerating Digital Transformation During COVID 19
  • Existing ecosystem of interconnected digital platforms
  • Doubling of telemedicine users to 8M people within one month
  • New digital public private partnerships in the health sector
  • Adapting an e-health model deigned for insurance clients to a public smart city project
  • Interoperability and open innovation within a consortium of large companies
    Jean-Pierre Cioni, Director of Digital Programs, Groupe VYV
  • 18:00The Data Science Mindset as Key Enabler of Digital Innovation in Traditional Industries
  • Principles to nurture a healthy data science team
  • Organizational aspects: Central vs democratized approach to AI
  • Where to play: Short-term efficiency gains versus long-term competitive advantage
  • Establishing a culture of curiosity and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Real-life examples from manufacturing in the food and advanced materials industry
    Matthias Gräber, Head of Data Science, Bühler Group







  • 18:30Wrap-up Discussion
    19:00Apéro an der Hotelbar
    TimeActivitySeptember 7, 2020
    8:30Start of registration
    9:00Management of Corporate AI
  • The St. Gallen Management Model for AI
  • Organisational aspects
  • Compliance and security
  • AI Life Cycle Management
    Prof. Dr. Walter Brenner, Chair for Information Management, University of St. Gallen
  • 9:30Unleashing the Capacity of our Entire Organization via Self Serve Analytics

    Pinar Dolen, CIO, Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse S.A.
    Digital Transformation and Agile Collaboration - The Changes and Challenges an Established Corporate Business Has to Find Suitable Answers for

    Markus Ernsten, Agile Leadership Coach, ME3C for Commerzbank AG
    10:00B2B Relationships in the Digitally Connected World
  • Layers of connectivity: HR, IoT, virtualised processes
  • The golden age of algorithms
  • End-to-end connectivity enables new b2b services
  • New vertical value creation
  • Digital transformation in the automotive industry

    Dr. Franz-Josef Hoffmann, CEO, MRS Electronic, Inc.
  • Lawful Rights Management in Corporate AI Systems

    Nicolas Grunder, Chief Counsel Digital & Data Privacy, ABB
    10:30How to Switch from Negative to Positive Margins in Digital Banking Business Thanks to Big Data
  • Data mining from omni-channel platforms
  • Business lines optimization using data analytics and cross selling activities
  • Concrete examples of a new model of digital bank: from negative margins to positive margins

    Stiven Muccioli, Founder & CTO, ventis.it (Iccrea Banking Group)



  • Combining Data Outside and Inside the Aviation Industry to Develop Recovery Scenarios

    Dr. Andreas Jahnke, CEO, Lufthansa Consulting



    11:00Coffee Break / Networking
    11:15Networking Session 1 (parallel activities)
    Workshop 1: Blockchain with AI: Simple Practice or Complex Theory?
  • Use case of a cloud based change management app
  • Top trends for various industries
  • Easy of use or lost in algorithms
  • Strategic approach to data sampling, Big Data, Blockchain and AI.
  • KPIs vs social impacts analysis
  • Provisioning and deployment to cloud

    Dr. Vedran Batos, Co-Founder, CrewCraft AG
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 11:45Networking Session 2 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 12:15Networking Session 3 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 12:45Networking Session 4 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 13:15Lunch / Networking
    14:15Tracking Apps and Patients’ Data Protection
  • The need to collect personal data in a pandemic situation
  • Is large scale monitoring of locations and/or contacts between natural persons legitimate?
  • Where to strike the right balance between protection of public health and protection of personal data?
  • Where and for how long data can be stored and can they be transferred to third parties?
  • The European Data Protection Board’s guidance

    Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Salvatore,Team Leader Healthcare and Life Sciences, Bonelli Erede
  • Data Driven or: How to Use the Right Tools at the Right Time to Support your Organisation’s Digital Transformation
  • One size doesn’t fit all: identify your organisation’s unique digital transformation journey
  • Is your organisation ready for RPA, AI, Machine Learning, or Deep Learning?
  • Overcoming internal inertia and resistance to digital transformation initiatives

    Dr. Rakesh Rana, Lead Data Scientist, Nordea Life & Pensions
  • 14:45Data Sourcing And Data Integration in Genomics
  • Aggregation and integration of pharmaceutical research data for decision support
  • Knowledge graphs, experimental genomic data, clinical data
  • AI based analytics

    Dr. Frank Schacherer, VP Products and Solutions, QIAGEN
  • Food Industry & Big Data : Appetite for Disruption
  • Emerging technical innovation in Food industry (remote sensors, IoT, blockchain, satellites monitoring, GPS tracking, etc…) creates a real big data that are still to be consolidated to create an optimized management of the supply chain
  • These data innovation will convergence with life-science innovation (DNA, microbiome, isotopes, new production) that will completely disrupt the Food Industry as we know it in order to be able to feed the world of tomorrow with safe and sustainable food
  • Through their purchasing decisions, end consumers are likely to be the drivers of the change to influence and shape that smooth, ethical, transparent and traceable Food Supply Chain already named “Food Industry 4.0”

    Vincent Doumeizel, Director – Food Programme, Lloyd’s Register Foundation
  • 15:15Networking Session 5 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 15:45Networking Session 6 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 16:15Coffee Break / Networking
    16:30Networking Session 7 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 17:00Networking Session 8 (parallel activities)
  • Meetings with peers, experts and solution providers
  • Workshop
  • Open roundtable discussions
  • 17:30Accelerating Digital Transformation During COVID 19
  • Existing ecosystem of interconnected digital platforms
  • Doubling of telemedicine users to 8M people within one month
  • New digital public private partnerships in the health sector
  • Adapting an e-health model deigned for insurance clients to a public smart city project
  • Interoperability and open innovation within a consortium of large companies
    Jean-Pierre Cioni, Director of Digital Programs, Groupe VYV
  • 18:00The Data Science Mindset as Key Enabler of Digital Innovation in Traditional Industries
  • Principles to nurture a healthy data science team
  • Organizational aspects: Central vs democratized approach to AI
  • Where to play: Short-term efficiency gains versus long-term competitive advantage
  • Establishing a culture of curiosity and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Real-life examples from manufacturing in the food and advanced materials industry
    Matthias Gräber, Head of Data Science, Bühler Group







  • 18:30Wrap-up Discussion
    19:00Apéro an der Hotelbar

    Renaissance Zürich Tower Hotel

    Turbinenstrasse 20, CH-8005 Zürich, +41 44 630 30 30

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