Cogito AI Day – Milan, October 19, 2017
Cogito AI Day: Real advantages and concrete use of Artificial Intelligence for Business
Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing the way businesses operate. While it’s not the solution for every problem as some claim, AI offers real opportunities for creating business value.
The first Cogito AI Day brings together companies, analysts and industry experts to discuss the real benefits and practical applications of AI today and tomorrow. Cogito AI Day will be held Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Hotel Magna Pars Space Event in Milan.
COGITO AI Day
Comprehend, Automate, Decide: The Value of Artificial Intelligence
Automatically understand the meaning of business information for maximum value.
Extend automation to information management processes for greater operational efficiency.
Leverage the right information at the right time to improve decision making processes.
Cogito AI Day will open with keynote speeches from Forrester Research VP and Principal Analyst Boris Evelson and Expert System President and CTO, Marco Varone who will focus on how the market has evolved and the future of AI technologies.
We’ll also be talking about real applications of AI in the business world:
– Digital transformation in Insurance with Lloyd’s Chief Strategy Officer, Paolo Vagnone
– New customer interaction models with Intesa Sanpaolo’s Massimo Tessitore, Head Of Multichannel, Mobile Payment & E/M Commerce
– Using AI in customer service strategies with Fastweb’s Antonio Morawetz, Head of Consumer Customer Operations
The event will conclude with a roundtable discussion with Marco Varone, Boris Evelson, Maddalena Amoruso, Prometeia’s Head of Data Science and Rino Feduzi, 3M Italia’s Business Development Manager, Health Information Systems, Andrea Pietrasanta Generali Italia’s Head of Innovation Accelerator, moderated by journalist James Hansen. The participants will discuss the importance of Artificial Intelligence in innovation strategies and how the effective use of data and analytics—through AI—can bring value to companies.
Boris is a leading expert in business intelligence (BI). At Forrester, he helps enterprises define BI strategies, governance, and architectures and identify vendors and technologies that help them put information to use in business processes and end user experiences. Boris’ current research focuses on the practical and actionable best practices for building BI infrastructure and applications and emerging trends in next-generation BI. Boris has more than 30 years of experience with enterprise software and applications implementation, management consulting, and strategic advisory skills. Prior to Forrester, he co-founded Textra, a boutique strategic advisory firm serving IT users, vendors and investors. He also served as VP and strategic technology advisor at JPMorgan/LabMorgan, where he led many successful internal BI initiatives. Boris holds a degree in music education from the Moscow Gnessin School Of Music, Russia.
Massimo has a wide experience in the banking sector, built upon an international academic background. After graduating in Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino, he started his career at Sanpaolo IMI. He then studied for a year at the San Diego University, California, before moving to Accenture and later to Oliver Wyman as Partner, in charge of the Retail Banking practice in Italy.
Joining Intesa Sanpaolo in 2012, as a member of the CEO’s staff, he directed the transformation program of the Banca dei Territori Division. In July 2013 he was appointed Head of the Planning and control, Quality, Control and Complaints Unit, where he guided the bank towards its multichannel evolution. Massimo is Head Of Multichannel, Mobile Payment & E/M Commerce since November 2014, where he focuses on retail banking and works on strategic projects that aim to reshape and innovate the way Intesa Sanpaolo serves its customers, around 11 million in Italy, including families and small businesses.
Paolo is an insurance industry executive with more than 20 years of experience working in senior roles at some of the world’s largest banking and insurance groups. As the Chief Strategy Officer at Lloyd’s, he is responsible for the company’s strategy and change management programs, and is a member of the Lloyd’s Executive Committee. He joined Lloyd’s from The Generali Group where he was Head of Global Business Lines, a member of the Group Management Committee and chairman of Banca Generali. Previously, he was the CEO and General Manager of Italian investment funds Italfondiario and Torre SgR of the Fortress Investment Group. He began his career in insurance at RAS (today known as Allianz Italy) where he was General Manager and Managing Director. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors for several publicly traded companies (Pirelli and Unicredit) and as president of RASBank (today known as Allianz Bank Financial Advisors). Paolo has a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Turin, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France.
9:00 – 9:45 Reception and registration
9:45 – 9:55 Welcome and Speaker Introduction: Stefano Spaggiari, CEO – Expert System
9:55 – 10:40 System of Insights – Automated, Contextual, Actionable, Prescriptive, Self Learning And Improving Analytics: Boris Evelson, VP, Principal Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS – Forrester
10:40– 11:10 AI, Science and Non-Science Fiction: Marco Varone, CTO – Expert System
11:10 – 11:30 Coffee Break
AI in Business
11:30 – 11:50 Massimo Tessitore, Head Of Multichannel, Mobile Payment & E/M Commerce – Intesa Sanpaolo
11:50– 12:10 The competitive advantage and efficiencies of AI for Digital Transformation in the Insurance Industry: Paolo Vagnone, Chief Strategy Officer – Lloyd’s
12:10– 12:30 Strategic challenges in the digital transformation of customer management: Antonio Morawetz, Head of Consumer Customer Operations – Fastweb
12:30 – 13:00 Q&A and Roundtable Discussion moderated by James Hansen: Boris Evelson (VP, Principal Analyst – Forrester), Marco Varone (CTO – Expert System), Maddalena Amoruso (Head of Data Science – Prometeia), Rino Feduzi (Business Manager Health Information Systems – 3M Italia), Andrea Pietrasanta (Head of Innovation Accelerator – Generali Italia)
How to join us
The event will be held in the Milan city center at the Hotel Magna Pars Space Event, located at via Forcella 6, accessible from the Metro via the station Porta Genova (line 2).