Zinnov’s Confluence series, over the last decade, has become the place for global technology and business leaders passionate enough and driven enough to make a difference in the ecosystem. Zinnov has been hosting Confluence across India, USA, Germany, and Japan; specifically focused on Large Global R&D, Product Development / Technology / IT, Digital Native companies for over 10 years now. And since 2017, we have included Paris as one of the key destinations for Confluence.

From newer technologies such as AI/ML, Blockchain, IoT, Cloud, and beyond, Confluence helps global stakeholders in navigating the dynamic technological advancements and their effects on business. The world as we know it is constantly evolving, and as leaders navigate such treacherous waters, Confluence provides insights into surfing these waves of change as smoothly as possible. Confluence has become synonymous with change in the Global R&D and Product Development space.

Why You Should Attend

  • Learning about the emerging trends across technology, business, and ecosystem
  • Broadening your horizons to start thinking BIG
  • Networking with industry thought leaders and innovators
  • Forging strategic partnerships with peers and disruptors

The effect that Confluence will have goes beyond the one-day conference, and helps shape corporate strategy on innovation, technology, and leadership.

Do join us to be a part of the technological revolution we are currently spearheading. The journey promises to be an exciting and illuminating one! We look forward to hosting you!

Speakers 2018

These industry stalwarts and innovators are wrestling with the most daunting challenges with a winning mix of technology, innovative thinking, and real-world, actionable insights. They’re gathered here to share their ideas and strategies with you.

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Pierre Perdoux

SVP, Production Performance


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James Kretchmar

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Akamai Technologies Inc.

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Pascal Brier

Executive Vice-President for Strategy & Innovation


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Altran ranks as the undisputed global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), following its acquisition of Aricent. The company offers clients an unmatched value proposition to address their transformation and innovation needs. Altran works alongside its clients, from initial concept through industrialization, to invent the products and services of tomorrow.

For over 30 years, the company has provided expertise in aerospace, automotive, defense, energy, finance, life sciences, railway and telecommunications. The Aricent acquisition extends this leadership to semiconductors, digital experience and design innovation. Combined, Altran and Aricent generated revenues of €2.9 billion in 2017, with some 45,000 employees in more than 30 countries.


Paris Marriott, Champs Elysees

70 Av. des Champs-Élysées,
75008 Paris, France