Digital Leaders Conference 2023

  • 23rd August 2023
  • PwC Oerlikon
  •  12:30 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Physical

Event Detail Information

Date: Wednesday, 23rd August 2023, 12.30 - 20.00 CET 

Location: In-person event in Zurich (PwC Oerlikon)

Event Schedule

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Arrival and Welcome Refreshments

12:50 PM - 13:00 PM

Welcome Speech

Marc Andre Schauwecker, SAMBA, President                        
Cristian Manganiello, PwC Switzerland, Partner

13:00 PM - 13:20 PM

Keynote 1: SAP AI and Beyond

Florian Dreifus, SAP CH, COO

13:20 PM - 14:20 PM

Panel 1: Leadership in the world of AI

Michael Meli, Julius Baer, Group CISO
Judith van Walsum, Roche Diabetes Care, CFO
Peter Sany, Zoom, Executive Advisor
Stefan Lemke, AXA, CIO 
Wolfgang Berger, IBM, Partner and CTO Banking and Financial Markets (DACH)

14:20 PM - 14:40 PM

Coffee Break and Networking

14:40 PM - 15:00 PM

Keynote 2: Saint-Gobain Transformation Journey

Sreedhar Natarajan, Saint-Gobain, Group CFO

15:00 PM - 16:00 PM

Panel 2: Good Practices for Transformation (Organization, Culture, Structure)

Lea Sonderegger, Swarovski, CDO/CIO
Lukas Ackermann, Galenica, Chief IT and Digital Services Officer
Marco Huwiler, Accenture Switzerland, CEO 
Henriette Wendt, COO, Axpo Group

16:00 PM - 16:20 PM

Keynote 3: Clariant Fully in the Cloud – A Cornerstone for Digitalization

Eric van den Berg, Clariant, CIO

16:20 PM - 16:45 PM

Coffee Break and Networking

16:45 PM - 17:45 PM

Case Study

Large Language Models & Gen AI in Practice
Gero Gunkel, ZCAM (Zürich Insurance), COO

AI Driven Intelligent Operations
Pratik Yadav, BCG, Partner

Room Goethe (b)
Applications of AI in AM
Matthias Uhl, UBS, Head Analytics & Quant Modelling

Digital Transformation in Financing
Dr. Stefan Pomberger, Vontobel, Head Cosmofunding, Managing Director

17:45 PM - 17:55 PM

Closing Speech

Christoph Schärer, PwC Switzerland, Chief Digital Officer

Oliver Ripplinger, PwC Switzerland, Partner

17:55 PM - 20:00 PM

Apéro & Networking