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Adri Purkayastha
Head of Technology/Cyber Risk Analytics at BNP Paribas


Adri Purkayastha is currently Head of Technology and Cyber Risk Analytics at BNP Paribas Group. He is responsible for strategy, development and roll-out of analytic solutions to support group's ICT Risk Management Platform in areas such as Cyber, Digital, Technology and Fraud.

Adri has been both an entrepreneur and intra-preneur, leading team of data scientists, cyber security professionals, cloud architects, data engineers, product manager, UI/UX professionals to deliver business transformation through digital technologies. He has almost decade of consulting experience predominantly in Analytics, Cyber-security, Cyber/Technology Risk Management, Cloud computing and Digital transformation projects.

In Deloitte Risk Advisory, Adri led strategy development, R&D of AI and analytics solutions and partnerships in areas such as Credit Risk, Market Abuse, Cyber Risk. As product owner of the firm's Anomaly Detection platform, he led engineering, data science, strategic R&D, sales and partnership with sector leads globally. In Digital transformation, he led efforts in AI & analytics, data engineering for cloud native, multi-million-pound digital banking entirely developed in Google Cloud. Earlier, he worked as Forensic Data Analytics consultant for FIDS, EY. Before EY, he worked in Digital Analytics Consulting for Pitney Bowes and in IoT analytics for Display Data. In the past, he founded companies in Consumer Internet, EdTech, renewable energy and Nanotechnology space.

Agenda Sessions

  • Putting the classic mistakes of cloud computing and implementing DevOps into Room 101

  • A look into the crystal ball: What will be the typical composition of an IT department in 5 years’ time?