Chief Digital Officer at Mars, Incorporated
Sandeep Dadlani joined Mars, Incorporated as the Enterprise Chief Digital Officer in September, 2017, and has responsibility for working with Mars' global business segments to drive its digital transformation agenda, while delivering effectiveness and efficiency to existing technology platforms. Sandeep will bring the power of design thinking, new data analytics capabilities and automation to accelerate digitization at Mars.
Prior to joining Mars, Sandeep worked at Infosys, a $10 billion global systems integration firm, where he was President and Head of Americas. He also was the Global Head of Infosys' Manufacturing, Retail, CPG and Logistic Practices. In this role he managed a portfolio worth US $3.5 billion and helped more than 300 global clients embrace digital technologies, including Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
Sandeep has more than 20 years of experience in operations, consulting, business development and product management. He has been actively involved in helping organizations in the retail, CPG and logistics sectors become more competitive by embracing new emerging trends across digital consumers and emerging markets. He has authored several white papers in the areas of innovation, business transformation and shared services. Sandeep is often quoted in publications such as Forbes, Business Week, Consumer Goods Technology, and Stores, and has been a regular speaker at industry forums including HfS Forums, Consumer Goods Technology and National Retail Federation.
Sandeep is on the Board of Symphony Technology Ventures group companies. He's also on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the “Future of Food”. In the past, he was on the Global Agenda Council on Ethics and Values and has participated actively in the WEF Davos Forum 3 years in a row. He has been featured for consecutive years on the UN Global Compact Supply Chain Sustainability Advisory Board and co-authored their report on supply chain sustainability. He is also on the Board of Hands On Atlanta, an innovative volunteer-based charity in Atlanta that focuses on education, tackling poverty and supporting local causes.
8:40am – 9:30am | Wednesday October 3rd
Sandeep Dadlani is the Chief Digital Officer of Mars, Incorporated. Sandeep joined Mars in September 2017, after holding leadership positions at Infosys and Citigroup. Sandeep is focused on driving enterprise digital transformation to help accelerate the growth strategy at Mars. In this session, Sandeep will discuss his journey in driving digital transformation in what he sees as “one of the most human companies on the planet.” Specifically, he will cover the value of one of the world’s largest Fast-Moving Consumer Goods companies embracing AI, and how Mars is working on many emerging and human-centric AI programs to help amplify the Martians and drive growth.