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SAP ISBN Theatre

April 20th, 2023
1:30pm onwards
Jio World Convention Centre,
BKC, Mumbai  

Sustainable and Networked Spend Management for Next Decade


With the global business environment remaining volatile and susceptible to disruptions, organizations are focusing on digitizing their spend management processes and increasing supply chain collaboration to improve organizational agility and resilience. Businesses today have a complex and interconnected business web with many suppliers, partners, and service providers, therefore, gaining end-to-end visibility and control is imperative to minimize disruptions. Join us to explore best practices, next practices and latest in sustainable spend management from global experts

Time      Session Details Speakers
8:00 - 9:00  AM                                     Registration & Breakfast  
9:00 - 10:30 AM Key Note Sessions  
12:00-1:00 PM LUNCH BREAK  

1:00 - 1:05 PM

SAP Intelligent Spend & Business Network Preview
A brief preview of SAP Intelligent Spend & Business Network


1:05 - 1:20 PM

Crystal gazing the Future of ISBN
Keynote session, context setting and outlining SAP's vision for Intelligent Spend & Business Network

Ashwani Narang, Vice President - Intelligent Spend & Business Network, SAP India 

1:20 - 1:35 PM

The Economic Context and its Impact for Procurement Leaders Going Forward
Global view on emerging procurement trends
Gordon Donovan, Vice President Research - Procurement & External Workforce

1:35 - 2:15 PM

Preparing Your Enterprise for the Great Indian Economic Mahotsav
Leaders Panel discussion with eminent industry leaders on challenges & opportunities that lie ahead for India Inc.
K C Jhanwar, Managing Director, UltraTech Cement Ltd

Satish Palekar, Executive Vice President and Head, L&T Energy Power

Vivek Arya, Managing Director, Rhenus Logistics Ltd

Atanu Sinha, Director SAP COE, HCL Technologies

Rahul Baheti, Chief Operating Officer at SAP Indian Subcontinent

Steve Scott, Head of APJ, Taulia

Moderator: Balakrishnan Iyer, Chief Procurement Officer, Deccan Fine Chemicals
2:15 - 2:45 PM Building Resilient & Sustainable Supply Chain for Your Business
Situation based role-play to demonstrate importance of supplier risk management & sustainability in complex business environment
2:45 - 3:25 PM Buyers & Suppliers Better Together 
Experience sharing panel discussion with buyers and suppliers
Atul Paranjape, Vice President Group Digital & IT, L&T Hydrocarbon

Radhika Salunkhe, Head, Global Contingent Workforce, Cap Gemini

Swapnil Dubey, Chief Procurement Officer, Yes Bank

Avishek Jha, IBM Consulting

Karan Sobti, Business Head - Corporate Accounts , Carrier Airconditioning and Refrigeration Limited
3:25 - 3:55 PM HIGH TEA & NETWORKING  
3:55 - 4:10 PM Networked ERP - Maximizing the Potential of ERP
Session on driving maximum value from ERP using Business Network 
Adam Lustig, VP & Head of Intelligent Spend & Business Network PreSales APJ at SAP
4:10 - 4:55 PM Road to Success for Spend Management
Panel discussion outlining imperatives for successful transformation
Jitendra Singh, President and Chief Digital Officer, J K Cement

Kamal Kumar, Head- ERP Product & System, Ather Energy

Rajendra Pathak, Senior Vice President - Procurement, Jindal Stainless Ltd.,

Harshvardhan Malpani, Director, Malpani Group

S Kartik, Head Procurement, Tagros Chemicals India

Ankur Goyal, Vice President Engineering - Procurement Solution, SAP Labs

Sumedha Varma, Sr Director Enterprise and Mid Market Sales INDIA, SAP

Venkatasubramanyam Srinivasan, Director Value Advisory – Spend Management & Business Network, SAP
4:55 - 5:25 PM Live Auction
Real-time auction with audience participation
5:25 - 5:45 PM Celebrating Customer Success
Recognition of customers that have gone live on SAP Intelligent Spend & Business Network
5:45 - 6:30 PM Booth Engagement & Gamification
Spend Management, Business Network, Sustainability & Risk Management  
6:30 PM Onwards Evening Entertainment, Cocktail & Dinner

Vivek Arya


Rhenus Logistics

Satish Palekar

L&T Power

Radhika Salunkhe

Head of Global Workforce Management



Rajendra Pathak
Senior Vice President - Procurement
Jindal Stainless Ltd

Adam Lustig
VP & Head of Intelligent Spend & Business Network PreSales

Gordon Donovan
Global Director - Market Research, Procurement & External Workforce

Kamal Kumar
Head- ERP Product & System
Ather Energy

Swapnil Dubey
Head – Strategic Procurement Unit
Yes Bank

Atanu Sinha
Director and Head, SAP COE
HCL Technologies

Atul Paranjape
Vice President Group Digital & IT
L&T Hydrocarbon

Balakrishnan Iyer
Chief Procurement Officer
Deccan Fine Chemicals

Harshvardhan Malpani
Malpani Group

Jitendra Singh
President and Chief Digital Officer
J K Cement

S Kartik
Head of Procurement
Tagros Chemicals India

K C Jhanwar
Managing Director
UltraTech Cement Ltd

Ashwani Narang
Vice President - Intelligent Spend & Business Network
SAP India 

Avishek Jha
IBM Consulting

Karan Sobti
Business Head - Corporate Accounts 
Carrier Airconditioning and Refrigeration Limited

Sumedha Varma
Sr Director Enterprise and Mid Market Sales INDIA, SAP

Venkatasubramanyam Srinivasan
Director Value Advisory – Spend Management & Business Network

Rahul Baheti
Chief Operating Officer
SAP Indian Subcontinent

Steve Scott
Head of APJ

Ankur Goyal
Vice President Engineering - Procurement Solution, SAP Labs

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