Philippines Data Analytics Conference | 15 August 2024

Philippines Data Analytics Conference 2024

New World Makati Hotel| 15 August 2024




Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Charisse Rossielin Cruz, Financial Services Business Consulting Partner, SGV/EY (CONFIRMED)


Available for Diamond Sponsor


Empowering Growth Through A Unified Data Analytics Ecosystem

  • Strengthening collaborations and partnerships
  • Investing in skills and technology
  • Driving policy and governance

Michelle Alarcon, President, Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Association of the Philippines (CONFIRMED)


Why Data Streaming is Key to the AI & Gen AI Trend

Data is the lifeblood of modern business, but it’s often trapped in a tangled and ungoverned mess. In this session, you’ll discover how data streaming can unlock the hidden potential within your data, transforming it into a powerful product ripe for real-time AI innovation.

Learn how to harness this innovation to drive immediate, actionable insights that optimize business operations, enhance customer experiences, and propel your business forward.

Jody Nichols, Manager, Solutions Engineering, Confluent (CONFIRMED)


Morning Refreshments & Networking


Leveraging AI & Data Analytics To Boost Digitalisation

  • AI – more than just a buzzword
  • Understanding the convergence of AI and Data Analytics
  • Improving efficiency while maintaining security

Esel De Sagun-Madrid, SVP, Head of Data Science & AI Center of Excellence, Security Bank (CONFIRMED)


A Modern and Alternative SAS Language Environment 

Many companies are seeking to reduce expenses or modernise by migrating their SAS Programs to Open Source. Migrating is incredibly difficult, time consuming and often fails. There is a better solution.

Altair SLC is an alternative, modern and inexpensive software that runs the SAS, R, Python and SQL Languages, and is used by over 650 Enterprises around the world. Migrating to Altair SLC is straightforward and is available on all platforms – including mainframes.

Dr. Shidan Murphy, Global Director, Banking and Financial Services, Altair (CONFIRMED)


Panel Discussion: Data Analytics & Operating Models

  • Conducting data governance without slowing down innovation
  • Data analytics strategies for a future-focused, data-driven organisation
  • Democratising data and empowering the whole organisation


  • Jay Manahan, Head, Data Innovations, Metrobank (CONFIRMED)


  • Edward Martinez, Chief Data Officer & Head of Data Intelligence Division, China Bank PH (CONFIRMED)
  • May Ramos, VP, Head of Enterprise Data Governance and Data Management Division, Bank of the Philippine Islands (CONFIRMED)


Reserved for Semarchy


Lunch & Networking


Data and Advanced Analytics for Customer Obsession

Nicco de Jesus, Director and Head of Advanced Analytics, Manulife (CONFIRMED)


Available for sponsorship


Digitally, Data - Driven: A Data And AI Journey Towards Financial Inclusion

  • In the rapidly evolving fintech industry, the use of Data and AI has become both a necessity and a challenge
  • Data is the foundation— how we use it to develop new products and services, improve customer experiences and enhance efficiency
  • The transformative power of AI in the fintech sector: streamline processes, mitigate risks, and deliver personalized services
  • Finding the delicate balance between technological advancement and ethical considerations

Sara Ann Venturina, Chief Data Officer, GCash (CONFIRMED)


Afternoon Refreshments & Networking


Panel Discussion: The Future Of Data Monetisation

  • Improving internal business processes and decisions
  • Data as enabler vs Data as revenue generator
  • Identifying new revenue streams through data and AI


  • Charisse Rossielin Cruz, Financial Services Business Consulting Partner, SGV/EY (CONFIRMED)


  • JC Principe, Chief Information and Transformation Officer, FWD Life Insurance (CONFIRMED)
  • Melecio Jr Valerio, Head of Data Governance, Group Technology, Maya (CONFIRMED)


Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Charisse Rossielin Cruz, Financial Services Business Consulting Partner, SGV/EY (CONFIRMED)