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Akanksha Sharma
Director of Data Engineering at Royal Bank of Canada


Akanksha Sharma is the Director of Data Engineering for Royal Bank of Canada. In this role, she is responsible for creating sustainable data solutions using Data, Analytics and BI to help RBC Global Asset Management maintain it's leadership position in the market and transition into a new area of using computing technology to enable better platform and digitization capabilities in Investment markets.

In her prior roles has experience across industries like Manufacturing, Sciences and Retail in managing data solutions for Product Management, Customer/Identity Management, Supply Chain, Payment systems, Sales & Marketing channels functional areas in Fortune 500 organizations.

She has a Master's degree in Computer Applications, she is also Six-sigma and SCM certified. She is based out of Toronto, Canada.

Agenda Sessions

  • Re-imagining work in the era of AI – Navigating the ethics, limitations and opportunities as AI as a tool for human creativity within businesses