Krishna Ramachandran

Head of RPA Philips

Krishna is based in Chennai in India. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Management Accountant and a Company Secretary. He is currently the Global Head of Record to Report and Robotics Process Automation at Philips in their Global finance team. Earlier he has been with Allianz for over 7 years and was the Chief financial officer of the shared services businesses in Asia and East Europe.

In addition, he was also the Global head of finance offshoring business for Allianz. His experience includes transformation, digitisation, in particular, Robotics process automation and right-shoring. He has handled several offshoring projects as well as over 100 RPA projects. He has over 22 years of experience in finance, consulting, operational, controllership and tax. In his previous finance roles he has been responsible to build finance organisations and putting in place processes and policies.  He has been involved in the set up of the shared service centre for a large telecom company in India.  He has also led large multi-location and multi-cultural consulting engagements.  He has also worked Ernst & Young, Vodafone, KPMG, EDS and Yum International. At Ernst & Young, he has led several corporate governance reviews and was the project manager of a large (80 plus FTE) global and multiplication SOX project. He is also a public speaker on the subject of Digitisation, Robotics Process Automation and finance transformation.  He is also a visiting faculty on the subject of Corporate Governance and is also an Executive Coach. He has also been a visiting faculty in a leading business school in India on the subjects of management accounting, corporate governance, ethics and telecom.  

Conference Day One – 16 June 2020

2:00 PM Scale up to 500 plus bots and Eliminated over 300 FTEs

  • Identifying the stages and elements of RPA maturity and where we are at now
  • Ensuring your bots tap into enterprise wide adoption and ready to scale up
  • Evaluating and mitigating the enterprise wide automation risks and challenges to drive effective adoption 

Conference Day Two – 17 June 2020

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

4:00 PM Roundtable D: Finance

  • Learning on how to do more with less with RPA in accounts payables, accounts receivables, trade financing, regulatory reports, reconciliation and financial forecasting.

Post-Conference Workshops – 18 June 2020

11:00 AM Workshop F: Cognitive RPA & RPA for Shared Services

This workshop will explore what it takes to incorporate RPA into the shared services environment and the business benefits it unleashes, in addition to discussing what enterprises can do to build digital operations of the future.
Learning outcomes:
·         Explore cognitive & RPAimplementation opportunities in shared services such as Finance, HR, Procurement and IT
·         Strategic cognitive & RPA implementation in shared services from selecting the right processes, defining rules and extracting relevant data to vendor selection and piloting
·         How can shared services professionals work cross-functionally to maximise the benefits of cognitive & RPA for the overall business?
·         Developing a comprehensive stakeholder management program to gain complete buy-in from employees and management
·         How can shared services leverage cognitive & RPA to truly drive value?
·         The road ahead: How to apply cognitive capabilities in shared services and the difference with RPA application

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Krishna.

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