The digital world is buzzing with excitement about the power of generative AI. Companies across industries are exploring and beginning to understand the endless possibilities and applications of generative AI. An awareness will be an important driver of competitive advantage in the future. However, the application of Generative AI is not without risks, concerns around security and privacy mean that the key to unlocking the value of generative AI lies in understanding which models and data should be applied to which use case.

The ISB’s Data Science Summit 2023 returns on 8th December 2023 and puts efficiency-boosting technologies in front of enterprises and data professionals who are looking at scaling generative AI projects and products. The summit focuses on different applications of generative AI in the retail industry and security and privacy challenges.

The summit will unite leading experts in Generative AI, Retail, and Cyber Security including high-level enterprise technologists, application developers, academia, and model and infra builders.

Across a diverse agenda of panel discussions and speaker sessions from the industry-leading generative AI experts, this one-day summit will provide an opportunity to learn unique insights from industry leaders, discussing how they are tackling efficiency, privacy, and security challenges.

Attendees will also benefit from varied opportunities to network and engage with other industries, academia, and researchers throughout the summit.


Session-1: Generative AI for Retail

Generative AI is becoming more common and accessible as new solutions enter the market. Practitioners and retail industry professionals’ interest in generative AI is growing exponentially as the hype around Open AI’s ChatGPT speaks. Retailers must be proactive and receptive to leverage generative AI to improve performance, but the key is to identify the right use cases that align with the organization’s corporate strategy and business outcomes. This session will discuss the current state of generative AI, its application to retail industry and identity potential risks arising from generative AI.


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08:00 am - 09:00 am Registration (Venue : Khemka Auditorium)
09:00 am - 09:30 am Inauguration
  • Welcome Address by Prof. Manish Gangwar, Executive Director, ISB Institute of Data Science.

  • Inauguration by Chief Guest: Prof. Madan Pillutla, Dean – Indian School of Business.
09:30 am - 10:30 am Keynote Speaker Session:

Title of the talk: Leveraging Generative AI for Marketing & Retail


Sachin Arora, Chief Innovation Officer, Janitor of Culture, Partner, and Head India Lighthouse (Cloud Data & AI).

10:30 am - 11:00 am Tea Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Panel Discussion: Retail Analytics

Topic: Hyper-Personalization: How Brands are digitising in-store experience.


1. Mr. Alokedeep Singh, Founder, FuelGrowth digital.

2. Mr. Gaurav Kumar Anand, Head of Data and Analytics, Diageo India.

3. Mr. Pankaj Jain, Vice-President, Supply Chain, Reliance Retail.

4. Mr. Raam Nayakar, Co-Founder, Marvellent.

5. Mr. Srinivas Gopinath, Head, Digital and Analytics, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Ltd.

Moderator: Prof. Madhu Viswanathan, Research Director, ISB Institute of Data Science

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Demonstration

Title of the Talk: AI Powered Website Development using Generative AI.

Speaker: Mr. Rishabh Chitgupakar

12:30 pm - 02:00 pm Networking Lunch(Venue: Atrium)
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Speaker Session: Generative AI

Title of the Talk: Balancing the Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence Generative AI whilst Managing Risk Responsibly – A Practitioner’s Approach.


Ms. Ramadevi Lanka, Director, Emerging Technologies - AI, Blockchain, Cloud…(ITE&C Department), Government of Telangana.

03:00 pm - 04:00 pm Panel Discussion

Topic: Generative AI - Security and Privacy.


1. Mr. Josey George, General Manager - Emerging Technologies, Cyber Security & Risks Services, Wipro Ltd.

2. Mr. Pawan Desai, Co-Founder & CEO, MitKat Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd.

3. Mr. Pankaj Kumar, Vice President, Head of Data Science, SG Analytics.

4. Mr. Piyush Baranwal, Director, Deloitte.

Moderator: Prof. Sudhir Voleti, Associate Dean, LRC & Faculty Alignment, Academic Director, ISB Institute of Data Science.

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm High-Tea
04:30 pm - 05:30 pm Panel Discussion

Topic: How does AI speak in Indian Languages: Opportunities and Challenges.


1. Mr. Himanshu Sharma, Co-Founder, Devnagri AI Pvt. Ltd.

2. Mr. Jatinder Kumar Kautish, Senior Director, AI, Data Science & Analytics, I&D GBL, Capgemini.

3. Mr. Prasanta Kumar Ghosh, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

4. Ms. Tulasi Menon, Principal, Group Product Manager, Project Lead for AI Services and Responsible AI, Microsoft.

5. Ms. Vyjayanthi Mala, Social Sector Professional (Chief Orchestrator, Apurva.ai).

Moderator: Prof. Avik Sarkar, Sr. Research Fellow, ISB Institute of Data Science.

05:30 pm - 06:30 pm Panel Discussion:

Topic: Upskilling and Reskilling in the age of Generative AI: Changing the Game for the Future of Business.


1. Mr. Aditya Kumar N, Senior Program Manager, Corporate Strategy, Ramco Systems.

2. Ms. Preeti Suryaprakash, Digital Technology Director, Advanced Analytics, GE Appliances.

3. Ms. Ruchi Santoshwar, Vice President, DBS Tech India.

4. Mr. Sanjay Srivastava, Vice President, American Express.

Moderator: Mr. Chaitanya Sagar, Perceptive Analytics (Founder & CEO).

06:30 pm - 07:00 pm Datathon Case Competition Presentation - 2023 Finalists.

Topic: Fraud Analytics Model.

1. Gold Diggers

2. Hacker’s Ensemble

07:00 pm - 07:05 pm Closing Remarks and Vote of Thanks

Dr. Sshruti Mantri
07:05 pm - 09:30 pm Networking Dinner, RC Lawns



Professor Madan Pillutla

Dean - Indian School of Business



Professor Manish Gangwar

Executive Director, IIDS


Professor Sudhir Voleti

Associate Dean, LRC and Faculty Alignment and Academic Director IIDS


Professor Madhu Viswanathan

Research Director, IIDS



Aditya Kumar N

Senior Program Manager, Corporate Strategy, Ramco Systems


Alokedeep Singh

Founder, FuelGrowth digital



Dr. Avik Sarkar

Senior Research Fellow


Chaitanya Sagar

Perceptive Analytics (Founder and CEO)


Gaurav  Kumar Anand

Head of Data & Analytics, Diageo India


Himanshu Sharma

Co-founder, Devnagri AI Pvt.Ltd



Jatinder Kautish

Senior Director | AI, Data Science & Analytics | I&D GBL , Capgemini


Josey George

General Manager – Emerging Technologies
Cybersecurity & Risk Services, Wipro


Joshua Bamford

Head of Tech and Innovation, FCDO


Pankaj Jain

Vice President, Supply Chain, Reliance Retail


Pankaj Kumar

Vice President - Head of Data Science, SG Analytics


Pawan Desai

Co-Founder and CEO, MitKat Advisory Services Pvt Ltd


Piyush Baranwal

Director, Deloitte



Prasanta Kumar Ghosh

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Preeti Suryaprakash

Digital Technology Director, Advanced Analytics, GE Appliances


Raam Nayakar

Co-Founder, Marvellent



Ramadevi Lanka

Director, Emerging Technologies-AI, Blockchain, Cloud...(ITE&C Department), Govt. of Telangana


Ruchi Santoshwar

Vice President, DBS Tech India



Sachin Arora

Chief Innovation Officer, Janitor  of Culture, Partner and Head India Lighthouse (Cloud Data & AI)


Sanjay Srivastava

Vice President , American Express



Srinivas Gopinath

Head - Digital and Analytics, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd


Tulasi Menon

Principal Group Product Manager, Product lead for AI services & Responsible AI, Microsoft


Vyjayanthi Mala

Social Sector Professional, Chief Orchestrator, Apurva.ai

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