Asian Shared Services and Outsourcing Week 2020

17 - 20 November, 2020 | Singapore

Krishna Ramachandran

Global Head of R2R and Lead RPA Finance Royal Philips

Krishna is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Management Accountant and a Company Secretary. He is currently the Global Head of Record to Report and Robotics Process Automation at Philips in their Global Finance team.


Earlier, he has been with Allianz for over 7 years and was the Chief Financial Officer of the shared services businesses in Asia and East Europe. In addition, he was also the Global head of finance offshoring business for Allianz. His experience includes, transformation, digitisation, in particular Robotics process automation and right shoring.


He has handled several offshoring projects as well as over 100 RPA projects. He has over 22 years of experience in finance, consulting, operational, controllership and tax. In his previous finance roles he has been responsible to build finance organisations and putting in place processes and policies.


Krishna has been involved in the set up of the shared service centre for a large telecom company in India. He has also led large multi-location and multi-cultural consulting engagements. He has also worked Ernst & Young, Vodafone, KPMG, EDS and Yum International. At Ernst & Young, he has led several corporate governance reviews and was the project manager of a large (80 plus FTE) global and multiplication SOX project. He is also a public speaker on the subject of Digitisation, Robotics Process Automation and finance transformation.

Conference Day 1

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

1:20 PM Roundtable E | Disrupting Finance with Digital – Building Digitally-Enabled Finance CoEs

  • Strengthening Finance capabilities
  • Integrating digital and technology in existing activities and processes
  • Embracing disruption and preparing for change

3:40 PM Driving Efficiency and Cutting Costs in Royal Philips’ Finance Services through Innovation and Automation Solutions

  • Evaluating how cognitive technology and Intelligent Automation can improve finance processes
  • Increasing value through artificial intelligence
  • Adopting cognitive technology to streamline processes

4:40 PM Stream Panel | Building Effective Bot Business Continuity Management Strategies

  • Implementing processes in place to deal with bot discontinuity – What happens when Bots goes sick?
  • Extracting value from “Bot failure” and optimising your Bot investment
  • Demonstrating the importance of Bots and Brains working in tandem 

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Krishna.

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