Plenary Session 2

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CIO, Medanta Hospitals,
Gurgaon, Haryana
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Rajiv Sikka is the group CIO of Medanta hospitals. He is responsible for IT functions covering digital transformation initiatives and IT Operations across hospitals. Rajiv has been featured many times across the healthcare informatics forums & publications, and he is a regular panellist/ speaker on digital initiatives in healthcare.

He is a member of CII led National AI Forum. He is also an executive council member of CIOs of India, a 25-year-old forum of IT professionals comprising multiple CIO bodies. He is also on advisory boards of academic institutes and IT companies.


Preeti Khurana is Director - Regulation and Advocacy at Clear. She is a Chartered Accountant from ICAI and has around 18 years of post qualification experience in accounting, taxes and audit. She has prior work experience with PwC and American Express. Been with ClearTax for more than 8 years and has been instrumental in making ClearTax the go-to place for both direct and indirect tax knowledge building.


Sunayana Baruah is Country Head of Marketing and partnership at Pixstory.

Dr. Gita Bajaj

Dr. Gita Bajaj is a Harvard Business School Affiliate, a certified NLP practitioner, and a certified Innermetrix Coach. She is BE (E & C) with Distinction and PhD (Business Administration). She is a Professor of Communication, OB & HR and has taught at IMT Dubai, IE School of Human Sciences and Technology, Madrid, Spain, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur, MDI Gurgaon, India, IIM Calcutta and Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Maribor, Slovenia. With 12 years of industry and 20 years

of academic experience, she is now Member, Board of Studies, AIMA Centre for Management Education, and Editorial Board Member, the India Case Research Centre (ICRC). Dr Bajaj has received prestigious awards for her Research work, Case writing, and Innermetrix profiling.

Mr. Sandeep Gupta

Sandeep Gupta working as Material & Technology Engineer at IKEA. Investigate emerging materials and technologies that delivers to improved manufacturing conditions for quality, functionality and price. Total 23 years of experience in Manufacturing, Product Development and Technology Innovations. I have done my Production Engineering from Punjab Technical University, Punjab.

Session Moderator


Dr. Kirti Sharma holds a Ph.D. in Marketing and Services Management with emphasis on Consumer Perceptions and Satisfaction. She has held various teaching and administrative responsibilities during her academic tenure. She started her corporate career in Pharma and then moved to consumer white goods and eventually to IT. She conducts customised training as per the needs of clients. Her key areas of training are: Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning applications in Marketing, Sentiment Analysis, Data driven marketing, Customer engagement and customer experience.