11 Apr.

AIOPS.D™: The future of the autonomous enterprise

Thursday, 01:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will discover the power of AI and ML and the value of AIOPS.D™ integrated with their enterprises’ operations.

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Key takeaways

Host: Kate Schmidt, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Presenters: Chip Kleinheksel, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
                      Karthik Sukumar, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP 

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Information Technology

The market for licensable artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) enabled platforms is projected to reach $20 billion by 2026, establishing them as fundamental to business operations. By incorporating AI/ML platforms into enterprise operations, organizations can drive greater value—completing critical business processes in more efficient and cost-effective ways. The AIOPS.D™ platform is primed to reshape data management, streamline the quote-to-cash cycle, enhance financial close, optimize supply chain efficiencies, plus much more. We’ll discuss:

  • AI/ML-enabled operational platform trends and the current state of AI
  • AIOPS.D™ overview
  • AIOPS.D™ value propositions and key considerations

Meet the speakers

Kate Schmidt

Kate Schmidt

Chief Operating Officer, Deloitte AI Strategic Growth Offering

Kate Schmidt is the Chief Operating Officer for Deloitte’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategic Growth Offering, leveraging data and AI technology to unlock innovative solutions for Deloitte to take to market for clients. She focuses on delivering performance whether she’s working business and technology transformation or leading cross-functional, global strategic programs that support Deloitte’s AI Institute, where she formerly served as director of operations. Kate possesses deep experience in global Oracle enterprise resource planning (ERP) financial transformations and has led wide-ranging, cross-functional custom development programs. She is a knowledgeable and frequent collaborator on topics related to AI, speaking publicly on the topic. In addition to AI, Kate’s specialties include custom SharePoint development, cross-functional business transformation, and go-to-market strategy. She holds a bachelor’s in international political economy from the University of Puget Sound.

Chip Kleinheksel

Chip Kleinheksel

Enterprise Performance I Principal

Chip Kleinheksel is a Principal in the SAP practice, serving as a Global/U.S. Chief Technology Officer and the U.S. Enterprise Performance AI Leader. With over 10 years of experience, Chip's expertise lies in leading enterprise transformations, business process design, and software package implementations. He has successfully integrated innovation, assets, and next-gen technology in delivery and market approach. Chip's leadership spans across industries including consumer, retail, wholesale distribution, automotive, and technology media, with a focus on solving client challenges in quote-to-cash and supply chain processes. He is a recognized leader in SAP across S/4HANA, SAP Public Cloud, and SAP's suite of products.

Karthik Sukumar

Karthik Sukumar

Principal, Enterprise Performance

Karthik is a principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP with approximately 14 years of experience specializing in managing and executing SAP business transformation projects. His primary industry focus is hi-tech (TMT), consumer products, and has significant experience in power and utilities (E&R) industry. Karthik is a techno-functional SAP solution architect with experience across multiple areas in supply chain and logistics execution, SAP Enterprise warehouse management (eWM), procure-to-pay process (P2P), supplier relationship management (SRM), order to cash (OTC) and FI GL processes to name a few. Additionally, Karthik has experience in leading enterprise information management teams in large scale business transformation projects in the areas of data strategy, ETL services, data cleansing, and data governance leveraging SAP BODS tools. Karthik currently leads the AIOPS.D, a Deloitte business, driving organizations to integrate autonomous business processes.


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