Day 1: Wednesday 25 September

AM – 18:00

Arrival and Registration

18:30 – 22:00

Inaugural Cocktail and Dinner Reception at the Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva: Guests will spend a relaxing evening sipping cocktails and experiencing the tastes and sounds of Geneva while enjoying a scenic sunset overlooking Lake Geneva and Jet D’Eau. Welcome speech by Surya Kant, President North America, UK & Europe, Tata Consultancy Services

Day 2: Thursday 26 September

07:00 – 08:00

Fitness Run: Stimulating 3K or 5K fitness run
Join us for a morning run that guides you along Lake Geneva and through a beautiful park and botanic garden. You have the option to choose between a run of approximately 3k and 5k. An amazing way to start your day!

07:00 – 08:45


08:45 – 09:00

Assembly of guests

09:00 – 09:05

General Welcome: Andrea Catherwood, Master of Ceremonies

09:05 – 09:10

Opening Remarks: Amit Bajaj, VP & Head of Europe, Tata Consultancy Services

09:10 – 09:50

Keynote Address Mastering Business 4.0: Rajesh Gopinathan, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Tata Consultancy Services

09:50 – 10:50

Driving Change – Executing Tomorrow’s Digital Agenda

Chris Webster, SVP IT Strategy & Architecture, Ahold Delhaize

Daniel Hartert, Chief Information Officer, Bayer AG & Chairman of the Executive Board, Bayer Business Services

- Marie-Noëlle Semeria, Senior Vice President, Group Chief Technology Officer, TOTAL S.A.

- Antonietta Mastroianni, Chief Information Officer, TDC Group

Moderated by K. Ananth Krishnan, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Tata Consultancy Services

10:50 – 11:10

Bringing Life to Things: Launch of TCS' IoT Business Framework: Regu Ayyaswamy, Global Head – IoT, Tata Consultancy Services

11:10 – 11:35

Coffee Break

11:35 – 12:20

Building Companies That Disrupt Themselves

N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons

Nigel Wilson, Group Chief Executive, Legal & General

Moderated by Hal Gregersen, Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center and Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Innovation at MIT’s Sloan School of Management

12:20 – 13:20

Tennis in the Business 4.0 era: – Role of Data and Digital Technologies in helping prepare players to win championships and enhancing the audience experience

-Tennis legends Martina Hingis and Stefan Edberg

Moderated by Andrea Catherwood

13:20 – 14:15


14:15 – 18:00

Networking Activities

Guests will have the chance to explore the best of Geneva and its surroundings during the preselected networking activities

19:00 – 23:00

Gala Dinner at Grand Malagny

Guests will witness Geneva’s proud architectural and historical typical Swiss heritage at the Grand Malagny estate. The estate overlooks Lake Geneva and the Alps from the village of Genthod where Franck Muller has been established for 25 years

Day 3: Friday 27 September

07:00 – 08:00

Fitness Run: Stimulating 3K or 5K fitness run
Join us for a beautiful scenic run that guides you along the Lake Geneva and through a beautiful park and botanic garden. You have the option to choose between a run of approximately 3k and 5k. An amazing way to start your day!

07:00 – 08:45


08:45 – 09:00

Assembly of guests

09:00 – 09:05

Opening Remarks: Andrea Catherwood, Master of Ceremonies

09:05 – 09:30

Executive View: N Ganapathy Subramaniam, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director, Tata Consultancy Services

09:30 – 10:30

Leveraging Ecosystems – Partnering Inside and Outside for Success

- Aart Rupert, Chief Information Officer, Damen Shipyards Group

- Carl Dawson, Chief Information Officer, Marks and Spencer

- Olli Hyyppä, Chief Information Officer & SVP, NXP Semiconductors

Moderated by Andrea Catherwood

10:30 – 11:15

Funding Digital Transformation – Balancing Change, Risk and Continuity

Michael Schmelmer, Chief Financial Officer, Boehringer Ingelheim

Jim McConville, Group Finance Director & Group Director, Phoenix Group

Marc Dierckx, Chief Financial Officer & Member of the Executive Board, DLL Group

Moderated by Dave Jordan, Global Head of Consulting & Integration, Tata Consultancy Services

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:00

MFDM™ Making Enterprises AI Ready: PR Krishnan, Executive Vice President & Global Head, Enterprise Intelligent Automation, Tata Consultancy Services

12:00 – 12:45

Mass Personalization to Elevate Customer Experience

- Paramita Bhattacharya, Global Head of Marketing, Nokia Technologies

- Heather Wijdekop, Director Marketing & Business Development, Tata Steel Europe

- József Szõke, Head of Customer Value Management & Big Data, Vodafone Hungary

12:45 – 13:30

Keynote Technology vs. Humanity: Gerd Leonhard, Founder & CEO of the Futures Agency

13:30 – 13:35

Closing Remarks: Amit Kapur, Head of UK & I, Tata Consultancy Services

13:35 – 14:30

Lunch and close of event followed by departures

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