REVA Academy for Corporate Excellence (RACE), an initiative of REVA University, inaugurated the new batches of Business Analytics and Cybersecurity programs for the year 2019-20 on 9th March, 2019. A biannual event, the classes for the first half of 2019 was launched with expert talks from who’s who of the Analytics and Security domains in India. The all-day event witnessed an overjoyed group of working professions starting a new phase of their life, afresh as students!
Sameer Dhanrajani, Chief Strategy Officer of Fractal Analytics delivered the inaugural address on AI and Analytics: Accelerating Business Decisions and the keynote speech by Dr.Gopal Pingali, Vice President of IBM Global Technology Services Labs was on Towards Cognitive, Hybrid and Automated IT. Sridhar Govardhan, Chief Information Security Officer of Wipro Limited addressed the new cybersecurity program participants on Cybersecurity in the Digital World while Pradeepta Mishra, Chief Data Scientist at Lymbyc shared insights on Seeing Potential: Future of AI with the fresh batch of business analytics students.
The inaugural event also witnessed expert talks by Dr.J.B Simha, Chief Mentor – RACE and CTO – ABIBA Systems, Biswajit Mishra, Cognitive Head – IpSoft and Sandeep Vijayaraghavan, CEO and Director – AforeCybesec Technologies Pvt Ltd.
PGDM/MBA in Business Analytics is offered in association with IBM; the program covers four key domains – marketing, finance, supply chain and text analytics. PG Diploma/MS/MTech in Cybersecurity is offered in association with IBM and the program is powered by AforeCybersec Technologies Pvt Ltd. Highlights of the cybersecurity program are Cyber Range, a virtual cyber warfare training platform and live Security Operations Centre (SOC), built within the university campus for the exclusive use of the program participants.