Building a Data Foundation for Innovation

Data drives innovation, everywhere, from cricket to outer space. Today, the potential of data is much bigger. We need to shift the mindset beyond collecting/storing data to make that data available to/for the right use. That is when you can create change, drive impact, and lead the future.

Every business today must modernize its digital core and use data-driven strategies to create an incumbent advantage. How can you disrupt your industry with innovative data-driven business models and create new digital experiences with anytime-anywhere access for customers, employees, and partners?

We are organizing a conference on "Building a Data Foundation for Innovation" where experts will delve into how organizations can leverage technology to solve the world’s most critical challenges through data.

Key Focus Areas

  • Data Lifecycle Management
  • Data Governance and Security
  • Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Deployments
  • AI and Machine Learning Integration
  • Serverless Computing for Cost Optimization
  • Sustainability & Environmental impact

Who should attend

  • CIO, CTO & CXO
  • IT experts, IT-Heads, IT influencers
  • Opinion leaders


  • IT/ITeS
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Logistics
  • BFSI
Sanjay Agrawal
Head Presales and CTO, Hitachi Vantara, India and SAARC
Mandar Bhide
Technical & Solutions Lead - Data Management &
Data protection APAC
Hitachi Vantara
Abhirup Bhattacharjee
Head Information Technology
Chellaram Hospital-Diabetes Care & Multispecialty
Prabhakar Venugopal
Hitachi Vantara
Rajeev Mittal
Endurance Technologies Ltd.
Rahul Shivram Mergu
Vice President IT
Markets And Markets
Vinod Khode
Group CIO, Varroc
Minu Sirsalewala
Executive Editor, CyberMedia

In an era where businesses are propelled by digital evolution, the imperative of data-driven strategies for a competitive edge becomes evident. Minu Sirsalewala, the esteemed Executive Editor at Dataquest, gracefully welcomed attendees, guests, and fervent tech enthusiasts to the grand event. This event, a celebration of Dataquest’s four decades of excellence, is aptly titled “Building a Data Foundation for Innovation,” where luminaries harness technology to confront global challenges using data as a powerful ally. A symphony of ideas, technology, and innovation is set to unfold in this elegant setting. The agenda was a captivating exploration, featuring industry pioneers, thought leaders, and technology enthusiasts. Join us in navigating the uncharted territories of innovation, exploring how revolutionary business models centered around data can reshape industries.

Prabhakar Venugopal, Director-Sales at Hitachi Vantara, addressed the Dataquest CXO conference on the topic of “Building a Data Foundation for Innovation.” He highlighted the exponential growth of data and the shift from being data-rich to data-driven. Venugopal emphasized the challenges organizations face in managing diverse data types across various platforms, such as edge, cloud, and data centers.