Thursday, March 21, 2024

9:00am - 9:30am

Stop by the Welcome Table and say “Hello” and pick up your Name Tag!

Coffee and Tea will be available!

9:30am - 9:35am

Welcome and Opening Remarks; Gina Gianikos, Mindfluence

9:35am - 10:15am

Invited Guest Speaker

Jack J. McCauley, Former Co-Founder and Engineer at Oculus VR
Innovator in Residence at UC Berkeley

AI and Cybersecurity

10:15am - 11:00am

Brilliance Ballroom

Reskilling in a world of Generative AI Systems


Sunzay Passari, Sr Director & Head of Digital Innovation, UPS


Ivan Stojkovic, Sr Research Scientist, Yahoo! Inc

Nikhil Sukhtankar, Director of Product Management, Conversational AI & Messaging, Paypal

Hemam Muthyala, CSO, Head of Security, SPAN.IO

Pathik Patel, Head of Cloud Security, Informatica

11:00am – 11:20am

Kevin Bayly

A Modern, AI Based Approach to Securing the Crown Jewels

11:20am – 11:35am

Kevin Hsieh, Founder, MirWork

Revolutionizing SMB Hiring with AI

11:35am – 12:30pm

Networking Lunch

12:30pm - 1:00pm

Dr. Shiva Kintali, Founder & CEO, R3AI

Unmasking the Risks and Biases of LLMs: Jailbreaking the Pandora's Box

He is a Mathematician, Cryptographer, Theoretical Computer Scientist and a Game-Theorist. His research interests include AI Safety, Explainable AI and Privacy-preserving Federated Machine Learning. He received his PhD from GeorgiaTech, Masters from USC and B-Tech from IIT Kharagpur. He taught at Princeton University for four years.

12:30pm - 12:50pm

Brilliance Foyer

Peer-to-Peer Meeting #1

12:50pm - 1:10pm

Brilliance Foyer

Peer-to-Peer Meeting #2

1:10pm - 1:30pm

Brilliance Foyer

Peer-to-Peer Meeting #3

1:30pm – 1:45pm


Saikat Maiti, Founder/CEO, nFactor Technologies, Inc.

Automating Security with Gen AI

1:45pm – 2:00pm


Abhishek Das, Acante Co-Founder and VP of Engineering.

The Impact of Data Security in the World of AI

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Brilliance Ballroom

Leveraging AI for Future-Ready Business: Strategies, Risk and Opportunities


Adil Rizvi, Senior Director - AIML Platform Engineering, ex Levi Strauss & Co.


Sangram Dash, CISO, Sisense Inc.

Partha Dutta, Co-Founder, Pivot-XY

Chirag Shah, Global Information Security Officer & DPO, Model N, Inc.

Arun Krishnaswamy, CEO, Mool AI

Shobhit Mehta, Security & Compliance Director, Headspace

2:45pm - 3:20pm

Invited Guest Speaker

Robin Patra, Director Innovation - Data, Analytics & AI, ARCO Construction Company


3:20pm – 3:40pm

Alex Spiliotes

Applying GenAI to Improve Security Operations

3:40pm – 4:25pm

Brilliance Ballroom

How to Improve your Security Posture using AI and ML


Datong Chen, Senior Director of Machine Learning Engineering, Yahoo! Inc.


Dhawal A. Thakker, Principal Cyber Risk, RSM US LLP

Amanda Hua, Sr. Director of Software Engineering, Anywhere

Rohit Shirwadkar, Sr. Manager, Cyber Security, Equinix

Anand Thangaraju. Director of Risk Management, Early Warning®

4:25pm – 5:10pm

An Interview with Smita Rajmohan by Anand Thangaraju

Legal and Ethical Issues in AI

Smita Rajmohan, Senior Counsel, Artificial Intelligence Ops, Autodesk

Anand Thangaraju. Director of Risk Management, Early Warning®

5:10pm - 5:15pm

Closing remarks. You did it! Kick off your heels and loosen your ties! (Actually, ties not required)

Thank you!

5:15pm – 7:00pm

Brilliance Foyer
An Intelligent Hour ~
Dress Attire:

Business Casual

Gina Gianikos


Think Boldly!