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
09:00 am - 09:30 am Inauguration
  • Welcome Address by Prof. Manish Gangwar, Executive Director, ISB Institute of Data Science

  • Inauguration by Chief Guest
09:30 am - 10:15 am Keynote Speaker Session

Title of the talk: 'Leveraging Generative AI for Retail'

10:15 am - 10:45 am High-Tea outside the Khemka Auditorium
10:45 am - 11.30 am Sponsor Speaker Slot
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Speaker Session: Retail Analytics

Topic: Retail Analytics - 'Overcoming Market Uncertainty to Capture Effective Planning and Growth Uncertainties'

12:15 pm - 01:15 pm Retail Analytics: Panel Discussion

Topic: 'Hyper-Personalisation: How Brands are Digitising in-store Experience'

Moderator: Prof. Madhu Viswanathan, Research Director, IIDS

01:15 pm - 02:30 pm Networking Lunch
02:30 pm – 03:15 pm Generative AI: Governance and Privacy

Topic: 'Generative AI: Preserving Privacy and Data Sovereignty'

03:15 pm - 04:15 pm Panel Discussion:

Topic: Generative AI : Security and Privacy

Moderator: Prof. Sudhir Voleti, Associate Dean, LRC and Faculty Alignment and Academic Director, IIDS

04:15 pm – 04:45 pm High Tea
04:45 pm – 05:45 pm Panel Discussion

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

Moderator: Prof. Avik Sarkar, Sr. Research Consultant, IIDS

05:45 pm - 06:45 pm Panel Discussion:

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

Moderator: Analytics SIG Moderator

06:45 pm – 06:50 pm Closing Remarks and Vote of Thanks

Dr. Sshruti Mantri
07:15 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, Chennai



Alokedeep Singh

Digital, Fintech, eCommerce, AI | Strategist & Technologist| ex-Country Head HSBC| Founder TataCliQ | Omni-Retail Evangelist Titan, Tanishq|


Aniruddh Soory

VP - Category Management & Global Trade


Dr. Avik Sarkar

Senior Research Fellow


Chaitanya Sagar

Perceptive Analytics (Founder and CEO)


Himanshu Sharma

Co-founder, Devnagri AI Pvt.Ltd



Jatinder Kumar Kautish

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


Josey Goerge

General Manager, Strategy & Emerging Technologies, Cybersecurity & Risk Services, Wipro


Joshua Bamford

Head of Tech and Innovation, FCDO


Pankaj Kumar

Vice President - Head of Data Science at SG Analytics


Pawan Desai

Co-Founder and CEO, MitKat Advisory Services Pvt Ltd


Piyush Barnawal

Director, Deloitte



Prasanta Kumar Ghosh

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


Preeti Suryaprakash

Digital Technology Director, Advanced Analytics at GE Appliances


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 at 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 (Currently Chief Orchestrator at Apurva.ai)


For corporate bulk registrations you may please email: peketi_varalakshmi@isb.edu

*Registration amount is Non-Refundable.

Last Date of Registration: 5th December 2023, 11:59 p.m

Participation Fees

Data Science Summit 



Registration Fees in Rs. 


Rs. 3000/- + GST 

ISB Alumni/ISB Students 

Rs. 2000/- + GST 


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