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Mon, Nov 16, 2015 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM GMT

Speaker: Kriti Sharma

In this talk, I will cover how we are solving some of the toughest big data challenges in financial services using scalable, open-source technology.

I will share case studies and examples in the areas of:
-User experience centric predictive analytics and marketing
-Personalisation of applications and targeted offers
-Social data analytics, sentiment analysis
-Cybersecurity and fraud detection
-Open stack and open data collaboration
-Attracting data science talent via OSS opportunities


Kriti is the Global Head of Product, Real-time Big Data Analytics at Barclays where she drives Open Source and also focuses on emerging markets such as Africa. She recently led Product Management for the award winning Mobile Payments app Barclays Pingit. Kriti is a Google Grace Hopper Scholar, Govt. of India’s Young Leader in Science, Anita Borg Institute’s Pass-it-on Award winner, Rajiv Gandhi Scholar, has served on a Research and Leadership Programme initiated by the Head of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India and currently sits on the Google Anita Borg Panel to promote Computer Science to women.

Kriti also focuses on driving Open Data Collaboration across retail, healthcare and financial services.