In this era of global technological revolution, India's technology ecosystem has emerged as a shining example, spearheading innovative product and process advancements. With a highly skilled workforce, robust technology infrastructure, and a thriving ecosystem of world-class institutes and start-ups, India is at the forefront of global technology leadership.
This riveting keynote by Pari Natarajan, CEO, Zinnov will delve into the critical areas of Leadership, Talent, Innovation, Technology, and Processes, which are driving the collective genius of the Indian technology ecosystem. Discover how to harness this potential to build and scale technology by design, not only in India but also to make a mark on the global stage. Prepare to be inspired and gain invaluable insights into unleashing India's prowess in shaping the future of technology.
The historical context of human-machine conflict can be traced back to the Industrial Revolution, a significant shift in how work was performed. With the introduction of machines and automation, concerns and conflicts emerged regarding the impact of technology on human labor. However, the current level of innovation through AI is unparalleled in history. No previous technology possessed the power of cognitive decision-making and contextualization, making this an unprecedented event in the history of humans and machines.
Nevertheless, the combination of humans and machines can lead us to new and previously unimaginable opportunities. Amidst perceived conflicts and doubts, AI offers a new level of human empowerment and satisfaction. For instance, consider a content editor working late into the night to finalize corporate communications. With the assistance of AI, they now have a flexible companion that generates ideas, enabling them to refine their work. Similarly, a lawyer can access case study references within seconds, allowing them to focus on the quality of their arguments. AI enhances productivity, enabling professionals to achieve new levels of efficiency and excellence in their respective fields.
This keynote speech emphasizes the vast job creation opportunities for enterprises that embrace and lead the way in human-machine fusion. It explores specific examples and discussion points that highlight how organizations can propel themselves into the new age of Human-Machine Fusion Enterprises.
'New India,' a rapidly growing segment of the economy comprised of Hi-Tech sectors such as services, high-tech manufacturing exports, and the tech start-up ecosystem, plays a central role in accelerating growth. 'New India' has the potential to elevate the country's GDP growth from 6% in the pre-pandemic period to 6.5% over the next decade, positioning the Indian economy as one of the few worldwide with expanding growth prospects.
With these growth rates, India's economic size and per capita income could more than double, propelling India to become the world's third-largest economy, trailing only the United States and China. Moreover, if 'new India' can invigorate 'old India,' particularly in the comparatively sluggish agriculture and manufacturing sectors, GDP growth could reach an even higher rate of 7.5%. At such levels, India would also generate a significant number of much-needed jobs.
There comes a time for everyone, and if India plays its cards well, now is the opportune moment for its economic resurgence.
In a rapidly evolving technology landscape, organizations face the daunting challenge of identifying the genuine signals of innovation amidst the cacophony of hype and noise. With innovation cycles becoming significantly shorter, how can organizations make the right bets to stay ahead of the curve and the competition?
This captivating keynote will explore how organizations can effectively discern the vital signals of innovation and leverage them to gain a competitive edge. The speaker will shed light on the ever-shifting landscape of technology, where the old guards are constantly replaced by new disruptors, and the success or failure of organizations is determined by the bets they make.
Don’t miss this chance to learn how to spot and seize the real opportunities in the age of technology disruption!
Step into the era of Techade, where India's tech ecosystem stands out with exceptional capabilities and strategic advantages that position it at the forefront of driving innovation. Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion as we explore the transformative potential of India's tech landscape and its pivotal role in shaping the future of next-gen technologies.
In this engaging session, industry leaders, tech enthusiasts, and visionaries who are actively shaping the Techade will share their insights on creating a supportive ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship. Delving deep into India's tech prowess, we will uncover how leveraging the nation's strengths in engineering talent, frugal innovation, and digital adoption can lead to the creation of next-gen technologies with a global impact.
As AI continues to advance and become more intuitive, it is increasingly capable of taking on complex tasks and augmenting human capabilities. It is crucial to explore its potential impact on Generation AI, the generation growing up in a world where AI is omnipresent, on society and the future workforce. On one hand, Generation AI will be equipped with a deep understanding of AI and its capabilities, potentially paving the way for new innovations and breakthroughs. On the other hand, they will need to be empowered with the skills and knowledge to navigate and understand the technology's limitations and potential biases.
In this panel, we have a distinguished group of industry leaders who will engage in a thought-provoking discussion on the changing dynamics between humans and AI, focusing on how collaboration and interaction can be enhanced as AI becomes more sophisticated. The panel aims to inspire leaders and organizations to harness the full potential of hybrid thinking, thereby shaping a future where humans and AI work harmoniously to achieve remarkable outcomes while equipping Generation AI with the right tools and understanding to navigate potential pitfalls and challenges.
In order to lead with impact, aspiring leaders must constantly redefine and push their limits, avoiding stagnation and being left behind. Genuine leadership growth requires stepping outside the comfort zone and tackling challenges with bold innovation. Merely holding a leadership position is no longer sufficient; one must earn the stature of an inspirational force on the global stage. The true reward lies not in personal growth alone, but in the profound transformation leaders undergo. Are you ready to evolve from a leader to an inspiration? Are you driven by a burning desire to make a difference? Join us for this transformative session, where an esteemed leader will share invaluable experiences of personal growth and reveal the pivotal steps to becoming an inspirational force that ignites unwavering action.
Embark on a transformative journey led by Shri A. S. Kiran Kumar, Former Chairman of ISRO.
A visionary space scientist, Shri Kiran Kumar has been striving on a mission to ignite innovation from India and propel the nation to new heights on the global stage.
He fosters creativity, pushes boundaries, and drives technological advancements, shaping the future of space exploration. With over four decades of remarkable contributions to ISRO, including the successful voyage of the Mars Orbiter Spacecraft, Shri Kiran Kumar's brilliance is undeniable.
Join his captivating Z talk session to unravel the secrets of this visionary space pioneer and learn from his experiences.
From a small village near Coimbatore to the pinnacle of success, Dr Velumani's journey is a testament to taking risks and disrupting the status quo. He founded Thyrocare, India's pioneering fully automated diagnostic laboratory, providing affordable and high-quality testing.
Discover how he navigated obstacles and achieved a billion-dollar valuation before embarking on a new adventure. Dr Velumani will also share his remarkable journey, providing invaluable insights for leaders who aspire to make a difference.
Join us for this exclusive Z talk, where a leader, storyteller, and survivor, uncovers the secrets to reshaping industries and leading a life less ordinary.
In this insightful session, industry leaders will discuss maximizing 'Value IQ' within organizations. Value IQ is an organization's ability to understand, quantify, and effectively utilize the concept of value across various dimensions of their operations. It encompasses the collective knowledge, skills, and strategies employed by an organization to maximize value creation and capture opportunities for growth and success.
Panelists will share practical tips on driving value, both internally and externally, harnessing emerging technologies, and fostering efficiency in resource-limited settings. Join us to learn how to build high-impact organizations with a combination of strategic vision, effective leadership, and a commitment to cultivating a value-centric culture.
Gen Z is entering the workforce, bringing along a new set of values, mindsets, attitudes, and skills. How will they influence leadership and the future of work in a disruptive world? How will they collaborate with leaders from different generations to create value and impact?
This debate brings together Gen Z leaders and experienced leaders from previous generations to explore the key areas of difference and similarity between them and leverage their strengths to overcome challenges. The leaders will also share insights and perspectives on how to navigate organizations in disruptive times.
Don't miss this chance to learn from the leaders of the new world order and witness how they shape the future of work!
Generative AI is advancing at warp speed, and this engaging panel aims to delve into its profound impact on our future. Eminent technology leaders from the ecosystem will come together to explore the transformative possibilities of generative AI and its potential to enhance human creativity and problem-solving. Additionally, they will address pressing concerns related to its use, including ethical considerations, potential misuse, intellectual property rights, and the impact on employment. Don't miss out on this insightful discussion as we unveil the answer to the crucial question of whether generative AI leads us toward obsolescence or greatness.
In this thought-provoking panel discussion, we delve into the intricate interplay between AI, data, and governance. The panelists will explore how AI technology relies on data as its lifeblood, highlighting the importance of responsible data governance in ensuring ethical and fair AI systems. They will discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by data collection, privacy concerns, and algorithmic decision-making. Join us for this enlightening discussion as experts explore the complex relationship between AI, data, and governance, shedding light on the critical factors that shape the future of this continuum.
In today's dynamic business landscape, customer-centricity has emerged as the key driver of success. This panel brings together industry leaders and experts to explore the transformative power of customer-led strategies and the impact they have on businesses across industries. From understanding changing customer expectations to harnessing the potential of emerging technologies, this session will delve into the critical elements required to embark on a customer-led transformation journey. Join us as we discuss real-world case studies, best practices, and actionable insights that will enable organizations to thrive and adapt in an ever-evolving customer-centric world.
In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, technology-led transformation has become a critical driver of success for organizations across industries. This panel brings together industry leaders and thought leaders to explore the power of technology in driving transformative change. From harnessing emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain to leveraging data analytics and Automation, the session delves into the strategies, challenges, and opportunities that arise from embracing technology-led transformation. Join us for a dynamic discussion on how organizations can leverage technology to innovate, optimize processes, enhance customer experiences, and stay ahead in the digital age.
Self-doubt can be a crippling obstacle for anyone who wants to succeed in life. But how can you overcome it and cultivate a mindset that enables you to thrive in any situation? Join us for an insightful conversation between Ravi Venkatesan, Founder, Entrepreneur, and Author of the book, ‘What The Heck Do I Do With My Life? How To Flourish in Our Turbulent Times.’ And Bala Girisaballa, Managing Director, Vista Equity Partners. They will share their personal stories of overcoming self-doubt, their insights on leadership in a diverse and dynamic workforce, and their tips on how to unlearn and relearn in a fast-changing world. You will also learn how to develop a mindset that is adaptable, resilient, and optimistic. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from two successful leaders who have mastered the art of believing in themselves and achieving their goals.
In today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving technological landscape, organizations face the ongoing challenge of keeping up with rapid advancements while ensuring long-term relevance and success. The need to innovate by design and future-proof technology has not only become crucial, but imperative for businesses across industries. With technology racing ahead at warp speed, organizations need to design and implement technology that can adapt and evolve over time to meet changing business needs, technological advancements, and emerging trends. At the same time, organizations and leaders need to anticipate potential disruptions and challenges, by innovating on solutions that can withstand and mitigate them, while also catering to the evolving customer needs.
In this session, we have two distinguished senior leaders from diverse industries, who are at the forefront of technological innovation in their respective fields, share their insights and experiences on how to navigate the complexities of future-proofing technology to meet customer demands, embrace hyperpersonalization, ensure security, while adopting sustainable practices.
In the current hyperconnected world, customer obsession has become the driving force behind business success. And at the core of customer obsession is technology, that can empower organizations with the tools and insights they need to better understand their customers, anticipate their needs, and deliver personalized experiences. From data collection and analysis to gain insights on customer behavior, preferences, and pain points, to personalizing experiences, omnichannel engagement, to automating certain routine tasks to ensure seamless customer support, technology can help organizations to better understand, engage, and serve their customers.
In this thought-provoking session, this eminent speaker will explore the critical role of technology in creating exceptional customer experiences and delve into the context of today’s digital landscape, where customers expect personalized interactions and seamless journeys across multiple touchpoints.
By incorporating design thinking principles, the keynote will emphasize how technology enables businesses to proactively shape customer experiences, foster loyalty, and drive growth. From leveraging AI and ML to harnessing the potential of Big Data, the session will share practical insights into the tools and strategies that enable experience-driven design.
Prepare to be inspired and equipped with practical strategies to elevate your organization’s customer experience to new heights!
In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, leaders are faced with a complex challenge: how to balance the needs of their people, the pursuit of profitability, and the imperative for sustainable growth. This panel session delves into the fascinating paradox that often arises when leaders navigate these intertwined factors.
During the session, a distinguished panel of industry experts, thought leaders, and seasoned executives will explore the multifaceted dimensions of the paradox of value. They will share their insights, experiences, and strategies for effectively managing the delicate balance between people, profitability, and growth in a variety of organizational contexts.
Join us for an engaging fireside chat as we delve into Hitachi's remarkable digital transformation journey and their bold investment in GlobalLogic. As a renowned traditional industry giant, Hitachi's Digital CEO will reveal their focus areas and the rationale behind their partnership with GlobalLogic. Experience how Hitachi aims to elevate user experience and services by leveraging connected products to support engineering, design, and capability. We will also explore their confidence in the success of this audacious investment, despite past failures of similar ventures by other companies. Gain valuable insights into the significance of the Indian market in Hitachi's transformation, their digital ecosystem partnerships, and overall growth. Don't miss this captivating discussion on the convergence of traditional industries with digital innovation.
Discover the transformative power of the 'X to 10X' mindset in this coffee chat session. Join us to hear from industry veterans and experts as they share their insights on achieving exponential growth. Explore key focus areas such as setting ambitious goals, challenging assumptions, risk-taking, experimentation, and continuous innovation. The session will showcase practical strategies and a fresh perspective on unlocking untapped growth opportunities. Embrace the power of the 'X to 10X' mindset and accelerate your journey to remarkable success.
Sustainability is vital for a better future, demanding industry-wide action that goes beyond PR stunts. The session highlights the urgency of sustainability, the role of technology, and India's crucial part in achieving this vision.
Transitioning to a circular economy is crucial for effectively tackling global warming and reducing CO2 emissions. This can be achieved through a multi-pronged approach that includes decarbonizing energy production, promoting electrification, and optimizing energy usage. Technology, innovation, and engineering play pivotal roles in driving sustainable development and spearheading the revolution towards a more environmentally friendly future. By leveraging advanced renewable energy technologies, smart grids, energy storage systems, electric vehicles, and decarbonization solutions, we can pave the way for a more sustainable and resilient world.
The keynote explores India's role as an engineering powerhouse, emphasizing its potential to increase resilience, mitigate climate risks, and unlock new business opportunities.
Amidst the chaos of lockdown, two young prodigies emerged, seizing the opportunity to make a profound impact. Let us introduce you to Thaaragai Aarathana, an eight-year-old eco-warrior, and Vidyun R Hebbar, a nature enthusiast with an exceptional eye behind the lens.
Thaaragai, the youngest scuba diver on a mission, ventured into the depths of the ocean to free it from the clutches of plastic. With a jaw-dropping 800 kilograms of plastic and ghost nets already salvaged, she went even further, tirelessly cleaning our streets and beaches.
On the other hand, Vidyun, a mere ten-year-old, wields his camera like a magician's wand, conjuring captivating snapshots of nature's wonders. His unrivaled talent has earned him the coveted title of 'Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021.' Each photo he captures transports us to untamed landscapes, reminding us of the beauty worth preserving.
In a world where children shape our future, Thaaragai and Vidyun embody the bright green future we aspire to. Meet them at this exclusive Z talk at Zinnov Confluence, where they share their extraordinary journeys of passion with purpose.
Gursaurabh Singh, the founder of Dhruv Vidyut Electric Conversion Kit is revolutionizing cycling in India by seamlessly upgrading millions of cycles to electric power, making waves across the internet. His remarkable pitch on Shark Tank, requesting '100 hours for 0.5% equity,' left the Sharks perplexed.
He firmly believes that failure is a valuable teacher, offering lessons and hidden opportunities that are often overlooked in the pursuit of success.
In an ever-changing landscape, Gursaurabh inspires us to reassess our paths, adapt to new circumstances, and encourages us to embrace unconventional approaches in our pursuit of innovation.
Join us for this inspiring Z talk to expand your horizons, tap into your innovation potential, and discover the power of embracing failure as a stepping stone to success.
The world is shrinking, but not in the way you think. Globalization is not just about markets and trade, but also about culture and communication. Technology and hybrid work are the driving forces behind this phenomenon, creating new opportunities and challenges for tech leaders across the world.
But how do you make the most of these opportunities and overcome these challenges? How do you develop a global mindset that helps you understand and leverage the trends, technologies and networks that shape the world? And how do you lead and collaborate with diverse teams across cultures, geographies, and time zones?
These are some of the questions that will be answered by a panel of industry leaders and experts who have successfully navigated the global tech landscape. They will share their stories, insights, and tips on how to foster a global mindset among tech leaders, emphasising the importance of cross-cultural understanding, adaptability and diversity. They will also show how a global mindset can help tech leaders in India expand their horizons, engage in global collaborations, and drive innovation on a global scale.
Technology and hybrid work are not just changing how businesses operate, but also what they stand for. As digital tools and remote models become the norm, organizations are witnessing a radical shift in their work culture—the set of values, norms and behaviors that define how work gets done and how people interact.
But what does this shift entail? How are organizations coping with the challenges and opportunities of technology and hybrid work? And what are the best practices to foster a culture that is resilient, innovative, and inclusive in the digital era?
These are some of the questions that will be addressed by a panel of industry leaders in this session. They will share their insights and experiences on how technology and hybrid work are influencing various aspects of organizational culture, such as performance, collaboration, communication, diversity, and ethics. They will also offer practical tips and strategies to help attendees create a dynamic and future-ready work culture for their own organizations.
Join industry leaders and talent experts in a captivating panel discussion that will go beyond traditional branding and explore the multifaceted aspects of attracting and retaining top talent. From fostering an authentic and inclusive company culture to crafting a compelling employer value proposition, this panel will reveal the strategic elements that transform organizations into highly desirable employers.
Gain practical insights and real-world examples in this transformative session, equipping yourself and your organization with the tools and knowledge to enhance your reputation. Become a magnetic force that effortlessly attracts exceptional talent, securing a decisive advantage in today's dynamic job market.
In today's rapidly changing business landscape, characterized by disruptive forces and emerging technologies like generative AI, organizations must prioritize skilling and reskilling as critical imperatives to thrive. This panel discussion brings together industry experts who will discuss strategies for skilling and reskilling in the face of disruptive changes. They will unveil game-changing strategies to address the talent gap head-on by focusing on the evolving talent pyramid and implementing the right skilling strategy. Furthermore, the session will explore the impact of generative AI on skill requirements and the workforce, highlighting the necessity for acquiring new skill sets to effectively leverage AI.
By addressing these crucial areas, the session equips attendees with actionable insights and practical strategies to navigate the changing talent landscape, meet evolving business demands, and prepare for the transformative potential of generative AI in shaping the future of talent in the disruptive age. Attendees will gain valuable tools to adapt, succeed, and thrive in the dynamic business environment of today and tomorrow.
In the rapidly advancing digital landscape, the complexities of technology pose significant challenges in safeguarding data and identities. Explore how organizations from diverse sectors are leveraging cybersecurity to foster innovation, enhance customer trust, and gain a competitive advantage, in this panel discussion at Zinnov Confluence.
In this panel, cybersecurity experts and visionary technologists will talk about cutting-edge strategies for combating emerging cyber threats and shed light on the latest advancements in AI-driven defence systems, threat intelligence, and blockchain technologies that have the potential to revolutionize the cybersecurity landscape.
With the aim of providing valuable insights and practical advice, our panel endeavors to assist individuals and organizations in navigating the intricate terrain of the digital age.
In today's digital era, customer, employee, and partner experiences are evolving rapidly, demanding seamless interactions and personalized engagements. Businesses are seeking ways to enhance these experiences while also achieving positive business outcomes. Automation has emerged as a key enabler, empowering organizations to streamline processes, improve efficiency, and deliver exceptional experiences across all fronts. From automating customer service interactions to optimizing internal workflows, automation plays a pivotal role in driving success.
Join our panel of industry leaders and experts as they delve into the transformative power of automation for business outcomes and experiences. Through insightful discussions, we will explore how automation can enhance customer satisfaction, empower employees, and foster collaboration with partners. We will examine successful case studies, address challenges and considerations, and provide strategies for measuring and maximizing the impact of automation. Engage in this dynamic session to unlock the potential of automation and stay ahead in today's competitive business landscape.
A journey of leadership, focus, determination, and resilience, Javagal Srinath, India's record-breaking fast bowler, will captivate the audience with his remarkable journey to success. Join us as this legendary cricketer takes the stage to unveil the untold stories of his thrilling cricket career both on and off the ground.
Whether you're a cricket enthusiast, an aspiring leader, or simply in search of inspiration, this session is an absolute must-attend. Prepare to witness the sheer power and impact of Javagal Srinath's extraordinary achievements and embark on a transformative experience.
This joint Masterclass session (Zinnov- JETRO), will focus on enabling Japanese enterprises, on what are some of the underlying first principles while defining a Talent strategy for India. In today’s world, it is essential for not only existing Japanese firms in India, but also new entrants to attract and retain top-notch talent, for driving cutting-edge product development and transformational leadership. As India is also being leveraged as launchpad for accessing global markets, the key questions we will try to uncover are identifying the complexities of the Indian talent ecosystem, and specific best-in class companies having deployed newer models to address these challenges. This masterclass will host Japanese leaders from India and Japan, who will share valuable insights, practical tips, and real-life examples; to empower & unlock Japanese companies in driving successful change, and how to enhance their next-generation technology Talent strategies.
Join HPE’s Krishna Prasad Shastry for a discussion on Swarm Learning and how it fundamentally changes the ML computation paradigm by bringing computing close to the data. This decentralized ML solution utilizes computing power at or near the distributed data sources with the security of the blockchain. Its privacy-preserving features further open up opportunities for collaboration and monetization models across the organizational boundary. In its completely decentralized architecture, only learned insights instead of the raw data are shared among collaborating ML peers, which tremendously enhances data security and privacy.
In this era of digitization and increasing global competition, managing talent effectively has become an essential strategic function for any organization, particularly in the dynamic and diverse Indian market. This masterclass is designed to help HR leaders understand and adapt to these changing dynamics.
As GCC leaders prepare for the new and more transformative wave of globalization, this session will provide a method to the madness. The session will be a walkthrough of the tools and frameworks that will help set up your strategy for success and provide a detailed process on preparing for change. Basis Zinnov’s extensive experience of having worked with GCCs, this session is the only arsenal you need to prepare for the next wave of globalization.
It is evident that Generative AI will have a disruptive impact across industries. Microsoft and Open AI partnership is leading the charge in this space. This field is evolving every day and it is important to stay abreast with the latest advancements and breakthroughs in this space.
Learn from the experts, who have got a head start on multiple Open AI applications, across business functions and industries. Gain valuable insights into emerging themes, trends and pitfalls to avoid in your Open AI journey. Understand how different Open AI tools such as GPT, Co-Pilots , Cognitive services can transform your businesses.
This session can accelerate your Open AI journey and unlock new possibilities for your organization.
This Masterclass is curated for leaders from GCCs in India and is designed to explore how GCCs can break new ground in their journey towards global leadership. The session will also emphasize how Adobe Document cloud can enable GCCs to create higher value, become integral to the parent enterprise, and make a significant difference on a global scale.
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