Executive Dinner for CISOs & Heads of Information Security

18  November  2021 

This will be our 186th Executive Dinner

for CISOs & Heads of Information Security. 


The dinner will be held on

Thursday the 18th of November 2021 in the Savoy Hotel.




Scottish Smoked Salmon

Dill Infused Cucumber, Horseradish Chantilly, Keta Caviar

& selected fine white wines

Beef Wellington

Chantenay Carrots, Petit Pois, Fondant Potatoes, Red Wine Sauce

& selected fine red wines

Toasted Lemon Meringue Tartlet

Citrus Tart, Pink Peppercorn Meringue, Bergamot Yoghurt Ice Cream

Coffee and petit fours


Please let us know in advance if you have a dietary requirement or allergies

so that we can accommodate an alternative menu.




5:30 to   6:30

Champagne Reception

6:30 to   7:00

Introduction to our sponsor

7:00 to   8:00

1st & 2nd Course Dinner

8:00 to   8:30

Guest speaker

8:30 to   8:45

3rd Course

8.45 to 10:00

Debating the issues raised





Tonight’s topic

Banking and industrial sectors provide a different context for Social Innovation. Social Innovation starts with a simple idea-- that we have the power to change the world. It’s the foundation of Hitachi, and at the heart of our mission to solve some of the most urgent and critical issues that businesses are facing today.

Join us to learn firsthand from two executive trailblazers in the field that have made significant impact in their industries in each of these domains.  We will explore the latest developments, innovations and best practices in banking and industry and also understand the challenges faced with adoption to realizing business and social benefits. Both thought leaders will share their unparalleled knowledge and real-life experiences to deliver change by harnessing data as an asset together with digital tools, machine learning and IoT to power better business.


About our sponsor

Hitachi, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is focused on its Social Innovation Business that combines information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and products. The company employs approximately 350,000 staff worldwide. Hitachi is working to increase social, environmental and economic value for its customers across six domains; IT, Energy, Industry, Mobility, Smart Life and Automotive Systems.

Hitachi Vantara, the digital infrastructure, data management and analytics, and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi. More than 80% of the Fortune 100 trust Hitachi Vantara to help them develop new revenue streams, unlock competitive advantages, lower costs, enhance client experiences, and deliver social and environmental value.

For more information please go to:  https://social-innovation.hitachi.com


Hitachi introduces the Lumada for DataOps, the market’s first intelligent DataOps platform for truly agile data management, protection and governance. Lumada DataOps enables rapid innovation with a suite of tools to simplify integration, deployment, identity, and management across any data source – from edge to core to multicloud. With these tools, data professionals and business users collaborate more effectively to enhance analytics, strengthen governance, democratize access, and fully automate scaling.

Our speakers


Radhika Krishnan, Chief Product Officer at Hitachi Vantara

As the global head of products, Radhika is responsible for the vision, strategy, delivery, and business performance for all our products and solutions across data storage, data operations and analytics, as well as Hitachi's industry leading Lumada Internet of Things and industrial software. Radhika has a unique combination of deep technical expertise and experience in end-to-end business management. She has incubated, transformed, and scaled several businesses focused on software and cloud infrastructure. Before joining Hitachi Vantara in September 2020, Radhika was executive vice president and general manager of software at 3D Systems and has previously held leadership roles at HP, Cisco, NetApp, Lenovo, and Nimble Storage.  Radhika is a passionate advocate for diversity in tech. She has a bachelor's degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and a master's in business administration degree from San Jose State University.


Santiago, CDO First Bank of Nigeria

Santiago joined FBNUK in 2018 and has been in charge of directing and overseeing the digital transformation of the Bank delivering a robust data governance, and information management and automation of the Bank’s processes and services. He is also providing data, technology & business leadership to facilitate cultural change, communicating with diverse teams to take projects from start to finish by aligning people, processes and technology into one integrated vision. He has delivered several technology projects, supporting business governance with data and better reporting, creating automated risk management controls, and improving transaction monitoring analysis to ensure compliance. Before joining the Bank, Santiago worked in various consulting firms for numerous clients in finance, insurance and other industries. He has 18 years’ experience in providing business leadership and overseeing transformational change, working in management consulting and stakeholder engagement. In addition, he has overseen extensive technology implementations, change management and project oversight. Santiago has experience in communication focused on successful delivery, technical excellence and user adoption while developing relationships with diverse partners and clients.




Gondoliers Private Dining Room

Savoy Hotel