Age of Disruption: A View from the Top

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30pm
Venue: PwC, 19th Floor Training Rooms, 2001 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75201

Admission: Professionals Chapter Members: Free, Non- members $20

Dress Code: Business casual

Parking: Enter and exit the garage on the Olive St. side (exit gate will be open on the Olive St. side only).

Sponsor:

Description:

You are invited to our technology and innovation panel that will bring executive perspectives into the waves of innovation that we are experiencing and how companies are preparing to take advantage of these highly disruptive changes.

Agenda:


2:00 - 2:30pm: Registration
2:30 - 3:45pm: Program
3:45 - 4:30 pm: Networking/Refreshments

 

Speakers:
 

Carol Scott

Sridhar Kompella

Cas Milner

Hussain Khan

Moderator:

Carol Scott:
 
Carol Scott is a Director with PwC where she has consulted across multiple industries. She focuses on technology enabled business transformation through assisting clients with technology strategy and technology delivery. Carol has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University.
 
Panelists:
 
Sridhar Kompella:

Kompella is a Director of Strategy in the Tax & Accounting division of Thomson Reuters. Sridhar focuses on understanding the evolving needs of customers, identifying new markets and opportunities to improve operational efficiencies. Prior to Thomson Reuters, he has worked at Bain & Company, Sandvik, and GE. He has an MBA from Chicago Booth, PhD in engineering from Purdue University and an undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering from IIT Kharagpur, India.
Cas Milner:

Cas Milner consults with financial services and investment companies to develop analyses of their data. He has worked in two disciplines, with a common theme of inventive data analysis: quantitative investing and particle physics. Cas was Chief Data Scientist (2013-2015) at iMatchative, a start-up company, building a platform to match investors to appropriate hedge fund investments. He has launched two hedge funds, and has deep expertise in hedge fund operations, equity trading, risk management, and optimization. Recently, he has been consulting with PwC. He earned his Ph.D. in Physics and B.S.  in Physics degrees from The University of Texas at Austin. He was Adjunct Professor of Physics at Southern Methodist University from 2003 - 2016. Cas has also co-authored the book “Dynamic Warehousing: Data Mining Made Easy”. 
Hassan Khan:

Hassan Khan is with State Farm Insurance’s IT group based in the Richardson,TX campus. After receiving his BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from Wichita State University, Hassan started his career developing Software for top 100 accounting firms. He has worked in all aspects of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) from Development/Testing to Deployment/Support. Hassan is one of the founding members of State Farm IT in Richardson and currently oversees multiple onsite and offshore Agile teams involved in complex system development.

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