Your business is always changing, and so are we. Market leaders in every industry are beginning to see the power of Watson and AI applications in business areas like planning, customer care and operations. In this session, we will demonstrate how IBM business partners are re-imagining their customer’s markets, products and business models to support their digital transformation journey.

Please join us on Tuesday, 24th November 10:30am IST / 1:00pm SST / 4:00pm AEST to hear and learn more from TCS and Cubewise Asia.

  • Cubewise with their customer Allianz Australia will share how to balance the necessary complexity of a robust, accurate business planning model (in this case Insurance) with a modern user experience to help streamline a collaborative planning process as well as how to define how detailed planning should be to maintain flexibility in the face of ever-changing internal and external forces and last but not least how to put the end-user at the centre of your application design when delivering collaborative planning applications.
  • Tata Consultancy Services– Asia Pacific to showcase their business solutions built on IBM Watson AI Apps.


Lingo Wang

General Manager

Cubewise Asia

As the General Manager of Cubewise Asia, Lingo is managing a team of most talented IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) specialists with rich experience in not only the TM1 modelling and implementation, but also how it should be applied and managed for various business challenges in different industries, therefore, helping our customers progressively develop the competency and capability to enable the transition of business analytics.

Lingo himself, is also an very experienced professional specializing in business consulting, promoting and facilitating the best practice of technology applications, particularly in Business Analytics and Performance Management Area in large organization, such as financial reporting, sales forecast, budgeting/planning, strategic planning, workforce analytic/planning, operational planning, KPI, dashboarding etc.

Peter Brady

One.Finance Program Business Owner
Allianz Australia

Peter has been responsible for SAP and IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) at Allianz Australia for almost two decades. In addition to his deep understanding and experience in Insurance business modelling and analysis, Peter has seen the full lifecycle of Finance systems over that time and developed, deployed and managed large, complex reporting and planning systems with TM1.

In recent years, he and his team have become renowned for using particularly Planning Analytics Workspace to develop modern user experiences for financial reporting and planning contribution users.

Karan Sachdeva

Director, IBM Watson and AI Applications
IBM Asia Pacific

Karan is the Director for Watson and AI Applications in the Asia Pacific. His current mission is helping customers unlock value from their data using Watson and IBM AI applications in a combination of open source and partner ecosystem.

With over a decade of experience in Data and AI senior leadership and executive management positions, Karan has delivered sustained growth consistently in business through innovative customer and channels strategy.

Nishi Nair

Solution Architect
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd

Nishi Nair is a solution architect at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd with 19+ years of IT industry experience.

She leads the IBM Watson Incubation Centre in TCS and has extensive experience in designing and implementing IBM Watson solutions for various customers across the globe.