Agenda

This workshop will feature both presentations and panel discussions that demonstrate latest thinking, research and insights from academic, government and industry leaders.

The major focus areas for the workshop this year are: 

  • Technologies to solve Challenging Problems
  • Evidence Based Policy Making in the Age of Big Data
  • Emerging Technologies: New Business & Service Models
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Implications for Businesses

Agenda: 

Venue: AC 8 Board Room, Main Building, Indian School of Business 

Workshop on Digital Transformation 

Hours

Description

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Welcome remarks – Deepa Mani, Associate Professor (Information Systems) & Executive Director, SRITNE, ISB

9:15 am – 10:00 am

Key note Speaker: Technology for Transforming India 

Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Secretary, Industries & Commerce, IT & EC Departments, Govt. of Telangana

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Tea Break

10:15 am – 11:15 am

Panel Discussion: Technologies to solve Challenging Problems
 

N. Balasubramanyam, IPS, CEO, e-Pragati Authority & Transport Commissioner, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
Amitabh Shukla, Director, Digital Transformation, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Nitin Bhate, Chief Marketing Officer, GE Global
Amit Sharma, Researcher, Microsoft India


Moderator: Deepa Mani, Associate Professor (Information Systems) & Executive Director, SRITNE, ISB

11:15 am – 12:45 pm

Featured presentations: Evidence Based Policy Making in the Age of Big Data
 

Rakesh Ranjan, Advisor, NITI Aayog
J A Chowdary - Special Chief Secretary & IT Advisor to the Chief Minister, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
Milind Sohoni, Professor (Operations Management) & Deputy Dean, ISB

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch 

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Emerging Technologies: New Business & Service Models
 

Arun Rajappa, Group Product Manager, Microsoft Kaizala, Microsoft
Ravi Kumar Rayavaram, CEO - Matches and Agarbatti Business, ITC Limited
Gunjan Kumar, Director, Wealth Business,Barclays
Bhartendu Sinha, Managing Director, Autogrid


Moderator: Anand Nandkumar, Associate Professor (Strategy) & Academic Director for Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ISB

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Tea Break 

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Featured presentations: Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Implications for Businesses
 

Vasudeva Varma, Professor and the Dean (Research & Development), IIIT Hyderabad
Anandhi Bharadwaj, Endowed Chair Professor, Goizueta Business School, Emory University
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Tea Break

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Implications for Businesses
 

Swastik Bihani, Head of Products & GM, India at PayPal
Ram Kiran Dhulipala, Head - Digital Agriculture and Youth, ICRISAT
Manish Jain, Partner and Head - Digital Strategy, Innovation and Fintech, KPMG


Moderator: Sumanta Singha, Assistant Professor, Information Systems, ISB

6:00 pm – 6:15 pm

Closing Remarks

7:00 pm onwardsGala Dinner - Mirror Pool, Executive Housing, ISB