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Plenary Session [clear filter]
Wednesday, February 11
 

10:30am

Inaugural Session
The opening session of the conference will set the context for the 3 day event. The Minister for Communications and IT will be the inaugural speaker alongwith NASSCOM officials. NASSCOM Foundation Social Innovation Honors winners will be felicitated at the event.

Speakers
avatar for R Chandrasekaran

R Chandrasekaran

Chairman, NASSCOM
Chandrasekaran has over 25 years of experience in the global information technology industry. Currently, Chandrasekaran is the Group Chief Executive, Technology & Operations at Cognizant, which is a part of the NASDAQ 100 and S&P 500 indices, and the Fortune 500 list. His experience... Read More →
avatar for R Chandrashekhar

R Chandrashekhar

President, NASSCOM
Mr. Chandrashekhar is the President of NASSCOM and responsible for leading the Association and its members. He was the Chairman, Telecom Commission and Secretary, Department of Telecommunication till March 2013. During his career in Government, he held a wide variety of key assignments... Read More →
avatar for Ganesh Natarajan

Ganesh Natarajan

CEO, Zensar Technologies and Chairman, NASSCOM Foundation, Zensar Technologies
Dr. Ganesh Natarajan is CEO of Zensar Technologies, a NASSCOM Top 15 IT Services company that transforms technology and processes for Fortune 500 companies. He is a Board member of the 3.6 billion US Dollar RPG Enterprises and the Vice President of the HBS Club of India. Ganesh chairs... Read More →
avatar for Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Cabinet Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Ravi Shankar Prasad is the Union Cabinet Minister for Communications and Information Technology in the Government of India.  He is an eminent Lawyer and a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India. He is a Member of Parliament since the year 2000 and has been the member of important... Read More →
avatar for BVR Mohan Reddy

BVR Mohan Reddy

Vice Chairman, NASSCOM
As a first-generation entrepreneur, Mr. Reddy sensed the opportunity and established Infotech Enterprises with a vision to provide engineering services to global markets. Mr. Reddy successfully nurtured Infotech into a world-class, sustainable organization. He built Infotech on a... Read More →


Wednesday February 11, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

11:30am

The Conference Agenda and what you can’t miss
The Program Chair will share the key highlights of the event

Speakers
avatar for Aruna Jayanthi

Aruna Jayanthi

Member - Capgemini Group Executive Committee & CEO, Capgemini
Aruna Jayanthi is the Chief Executive Officer of Capgemini India and Chairperson of the Sweden Country Board, Capgemini Sweden. With over 48,000 employees, Capgemini India is one of the biggest business units of Capgemini group. Aruna took on the responsibility of Chairperson of the... Read More →


Wednesday February 11, 2015 11:30am - 11:40am
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

1:30pm

Session II A: Rise of the borderless enterprise
Cloud, social, and collaboration technologies are giving enterprises access to an immense, agile workforce. What will be the impact of these developments on the organisation? How can companies leverage this trend to their advantage?

Moderators
avatar for Rajendra S Pawar

Rajendra S Pawar

Chairman, NIIT Technologies
Mr. Rajendra S Pawar, Chairman and Co-Founder of NIIT Group that encompasses NIIT Limited, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation, and NIIT Technologies Limited, the software and services arm. As a co-founder of the NIIT Group, Mr. Pawar has not only revolutionized the IT... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Frank Bisignano

Frank Bisignano

CEO, First Data Corporation
An admired leader in the global financial services industry, Frank Bisignano joined First Data Corporation as Chief Executive Officer in 2013 and added the title of Chairman of the Board in 2014.  Upon his arrival at First Data, Bisignano began to rapidly transform the 43-year-old... Read More →
avatar for Dr Karl Ulrich Garnadt

Dr Karl Ulrich Garnadt

CEO, Lufthansa German Airlines
Karl Ulrich Garnadt, born on January 19th, 1957, began his career at Lufthansa as a commercial airline trainee in 1979. Since then he held several management positions within the Lufthansa Group. From 2007 to 2010 Karl Ulrich Garnadt was a member of the Board of Lufthansa German Airlines... Read More →


Wednesday February 11, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

2:30pm

Session III A: Running the digital marathon: Identifying the winning trail!
What should be the game plan for Technology companies to remain competitive in this digital age? How the competition of future would look like? How can service providers adjust to this new reality where they are being challenged by small and emerging companies? What can they do so that they can be agile and ahead of the technology curve consistently?  How should Tech companies lay the foundation for organizational change to manage digital age ?

Moderators
RS

R. Sridharan

Managing Editor, ET Now
Sridharan “Sri” Ramakrishna is the Managing Editor of ET NOW. Prior to joining ET NOW, Sri was Managing Editor of Business Today in New Delhi. Sri began his career in mainstream media with The Economic Times. Sri studied English literature at Delhi University, and has attended... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for N Chandrasekaran

N Chandrasekaran

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Tata Consultancy Services
Natarajan Chandrasekaran (“Chandra”) is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT solutions and consulting firm with consolidated revenues of US $13.4 billion for year ended March 31, 2014. During his tenure as the... Read More →
avatar for Paul Hermelin

Paul Hermelin

Chairman and CEO, Capgemini Group
Paul Hermelin spent the first fifteen years of his professional life in the French government, primarily in the Ministry of Finance. He held a number of posts in the Budget Office and on various ministry staffs, including that of Finance Minister Jacques Delors. He was chief of staff... Read More →


Wednesday February 11, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Grand Ballroom I, II, III
 
Friday, February 13
 

9:30am

Setting the Context and Key takeaways
Digitisation of India is a key priority for al stakeholders. Hear how NILF day 3 will share different perspectives on this theme - across government, corporate and consumer

Speakers
avatar for Dinesh Malkani

Dinesh Malkani

President, Cisco India
Dinesh Malkani is President, Cisco India and SAARC. In this role, Dinesh is responsible for Cisco’s Enterprise, Public Sector and Service Provider business across the India & SAARC regions. In addition to driving sales, his responsibility will be to drive alignment, increase customer... Read More →


Friday February 13, 2015 9:30am - 9:40am
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

9:40am

Session XVII A: India in 2020: Enablers and Blockers of Digital India
Digital India spans 7 key pillars. In an interactive conversation, we quiz the Secretary of what are the enablers and blockers of Digital India, what the future holds.

Moderators
avatar for BVR Mohan Reddy

BVR Mohan Reddy

Vice Chairman, NASSCOM
As a first-generation entrepreneur, Mr. Reddy sensed the opportunity and established Infotech Enterprises with a vision to provide engineering services to global markets. Mr. Reddy successfully nurtured Infotech into a world-class, sustainable organization. He built Infotech on a... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for RS Sharma

RS Sharma

Secretary, Department of Electronics and IT
R S Sharma is the Secretary, Department of Electronics and IT. Prior to this role he was Chief Secretary, Jharkand and Director General, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) . His previous assignments include Principal Secretary of the Departments of Information Technology... Read More →


Friday February 13, 2015 9:40am - 10:25am
Grand Ballroom I, II, III

10:25am

Session XVIII A: CEO Agenda: How digital is redefining businesses in India?
Entertainment and healthcare are two key sectors that are key to the vision of Connected India. Hear two leading CEOs share their perspectives on how technology is redefining business. The session will showcase how digital technologies are being adopted in the country, innovative models of reaching the consumer and opportunities that exist for building transformative products and services.

Moderators
avatar for Keshav Murugesh

Keshav Murugesh

Group CEO, WNS Global Services
Keshav R. Murugesh serves as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of NYSE listed WNS Global Services. Based in Mumbai, Mr. Murugesh is responsible for executing the business strategy, and directing the overall performance and growth of the 26,000 person... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Sidharth Roy Kapur

Sidharth Roy Kapur

MD, Disney India
B.Com from Sydenham College and a Masters in Management Studies from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Siddharth began his career with the Procter Gamble Company in Mumbai in the brand management team. From P&G, Siddharth moved to STAR TV in the strategic planning division, focusing on... Read More →
avatar for Sangita Reddy

Sangita Reddy

Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited
A member of the founding family, Sangita Reddy actively participated in the inception of Apollo Hospitals, and formally joined the Group in 1983 as a management Trainee. Two years later, she assumed the role of an Executive Assistant to her father, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo... Read More →


Friday February 13, 2015 10:25am - 11:20am
Grand Ballroom I, II, III