Leadership, Globalisation, Global Sourcing, Technology & Innovation to be the key themes at “NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2008”
NASSCOM, the premier trade body and “voice” of the IT-BPO industry in India today announced Leadership, Globalisation, Global Sourcing, Technology & Innovation to be the key focus areas for its upcoming sixteenth annual ‘NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2008’ to be held from February 13-15 2008 at the Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.
This year the prestigious global conclave will celebrate the theme of ‘India at 60’ to underline 60 successful years of India’s independence and will highlight it as one of the fastest growing knowledge economies in the world. The summit will see a number of Fortune 500 companies which have a strong presence in India and global customers and will discuss issues relating to customer relationships, competitiveness, talent, leadership, M&A and other challenges facing the Indian IT industry to name a few.
The Indian IT sector has transcended geographic barriers and is now playing a new, more strategic role in the emerging global scenario. The NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2008, centered around the theme of “Shrinking the world, Riding the wave,” will reflect the globalization of the IT-BPO industry, and its emerging role on the world stage.
The Summit will see presence of distinguished names such as:
Dr. A P J Kalam,
Shri Kamal Nath,
James Canton, Institute for Global Futures,
Arun Maira, Boston Consulting Group,
Bruce Richardson, AMR Research,
David Mitchell, Ovum,
Dennis McGuire, TPI,
Kurt Potter, Gartner,
Peter Bendor Samuel, Everest,
Robert Parker, IDC,
Phiroz P Darukhanavala, BP,
Anand G Mahindra, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd,
Azim Premji, Wipro,
Christoph Kollatz, Siemens,
Ginni Rometty, IBM,
Peter Altabef, Perot Systems,
Qi Lu, Yahoo,
Rajiv Bajaj, Bajaj Auto Ltd,
Steve Rohleder, Accenture,
Paul Coby, BA,
Tarun Khanna, HBS,
Jim Champy, Perot Systems.
These illustrious global influencers will come together to reflect and debate on issues like:
* India at 60: Building a Knowledge economy for growth- India is one of the youngest and fastest growing economies. Discover what goes into making India a force to reckon with.
* CEO Insights: How Successful Leaders Think – Five Challenges for the Next Five Years- Find out how the successful leaders think. Learn how they overcome the challenges and emerge winners
* CIO Speak: Trends in IT spending and Multisourcing – key to sourcing success
* Global Leadership: The Next Generation
* Beyond the Back-office: Capitalizing on the Expanding BPO Landscape
* Walking the Tightrope of Economical Growth and Social Empowerment
* India M&A Wave: Making Acquisitions Work, Sharing Experiences
About NASSCOM 2008: India Leadership Forum
NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2008 is one of the most respected events across the world and has entered its 16th year. An event growing bigger every year is an important platform for capturing triggers for boardroom decision making, providing participants a perfect occasion for networking and experience sharing. It will see business and technology leaders from across the world brainstorm on the existing IT-ITES industry, its future outlook and strategies to keep it high growth, vibrant, robust, competitive and a catalyst of the global economy.
The conference will be attended by Global CEOs, International CIOs, Analysts, Consultants, Influencers, Thought Leaders, Academicians and Senior Government Officials and will feature multiple forums and conclaves in parallel tracks across three days. NASSCOM 2008 will offer participants a vast spectrum of must-attend keynote addresses, panel discussions, and special sessions that will touch on the important issues concerning the IT-ITES industry. For more details, please log on to http://www.nasscom.in/Nasscom 2008
(This is press release of NASSCOM)
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