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The 10th edition of Big CIO Show virtually convened India's top CIOs

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 7:22am

Supported-By the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India and NITI Aayog, the 10th annual edition of Big CIO Show virtually convened some of the top names in the tech ecosystem to discuss core strategies and roadmap to steer emerging tech solutions in India.

Key Points: 
  • Supported-By the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India and NITI Aayog, the 10th annual edition of Big CIO Show virtually convened some of the top names in the tech ecosystem to discuss core strategies and roadmap to steer emerging tech solutions in India.
  • Key highlights and takeaways from Big CIO Show - India include:
    Sridhar S, VP, Managed Services - Cloud, Hosting and Security Tata Communications Ltd discussed at length on the topic 'From Technology to Business Innovation with Unified Cloud Experience'.
  • He stated that "It is very clear that cloud is becoming a biggest business improvement machine.
  • Rajiv Ramanan, Director, Technology Partnerships at Freshworks Inc. discussed at length on 'The Greater Good - Building a Digital-Ready Culture'.

The 10th edition of Big CIO Show to host CIOs across India to unearth the potential of emerging tech for India

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 12:19pm

The 10th global edition of Big CIO Show is supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India and NITI Aayog.

Key Points: 
  • The 10th global edition of Big CIO Show is supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India and NITI Aayog.
  • The show will convene 350+ pre-qualified IT Leaders looking to build and embrace future-tech that brings significant impact to the nation's tech space.
  • INDIA, May 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The 10th global edition of Big CIO Show, taking place virtually on 26 May 2021, will host CIOs and IT Decision Makers from cross industries (PAN India).
  • Big CIO Show is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused initiative that provides a platform for CIOs who are looking to explore new-age technologies and implementing them in their organisations.

MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Chintan Vaishnav appointed director of India's Atal Innovation Mission

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 12:28pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MIT Sloan School of Management recently announced that Senior Lecturer Chintan Vaishnav was appointed to serve as mission director of India's Atal Innovation Mission.

Key Points: 
  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MIT Sloan School of Management recently announced that Senior Lecturer Chintan Vaishnav was appointed to serve as mission director of India's Atal Innovation Mission.
  • The Mission, housed atNITI Aayog, is the Government of India's flagship initiativeto create and promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • He joined the MIT Sloan faculty as a senior lecturer after finishing his PhD.In addition to his degrees from MIT, he holds a BA in Indian Classical Music from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya , India.
  • MIT Sloan has been a global leader in innovation and entrepreneurship, and this opportunity helps take this work to a nation of 1.3 billion people via the Atal Innovation Mission," says Vaishnav, who will be on a two-year leave from MIT to serve as mission director.

TiE Silicon Valley Launches ‘Road to TiEcon’ with Luminaries Indra Nooyi, Deepak Chopra, Vinod Khosla, Amitabh Kant for Virtual TiEcon 2020

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 8:50pm

Keeping its promise to deliver the best of the best in thought leadership, TiE Silicon Valley is launching Road to TiEcon (RTT) events featuring luminaries: Deepak Chopra, M.D., founder, Chopra Foundation & Chopra Global; Vinod Khosla, partner at Khosla Ventures; and Amitabh Kant, CEO at NITI Aayog India.

Key Points: 
  • Keeping its promise to deliver the best of the best in thought leadership, TiE Silicon Valley is launching Road to TiEcon (RTT) events featuring luminaries: Deepak Chopra, M.D., founder, Chopra Foundation & Chopra Global; Vinod Khosla, partner at Khosla Ventures; and Amitabh Kant, CEO at NITI Aayog India.
  • A not-for-profit organization with 27 years of success in fostering entrepreneurship, TiE Silicon Valley hosts TiEcon to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem under one roof for C-level executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.
  • Learn more and register for the Road to TiEcon events and TiEcon 2020 at TiEcon.org.
  • TiE Silicon Valley, the founding chapter, is recognized for its intellectual capital and its flagship conference, TiEcon.

Recipients of HCL GRANT 2019 Felicitated by Amitabh Kant & Sourav Ganguly

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:06pm

Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog and Mr. Sourav Ganguly, Former captain of the Indian National Cricket Team felicitated the winners of HCL Grant 2019 at a ceremony held today at HCL Technologies Campus, Noida, in the presence of Mr. Shiv Nadar, Founder & Chairman, HCL, Ms. Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Vice Chairperson, HCL Technologies and Chairperson, CSR Committee, HCL Technologies, along with senior dignitaries, bureaucrats, NGO-partners and the HCL leadership.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog and Mr. Sourav Ganguly, Former captain of the Indian National Cricket Team felicitated the winners of HCL Grant 2019 at a ceremony held today at HCL Technologies Campus, Noida, in the presence of Mr. Shiv Nadar, Founder & Chairman, HCL, Ms. Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Vice Chairperson, HCL Technologies and Chairperson, CSR Committee, HCL Technologies, along with senior dignitaries, bureaucrats, NGO-partners and the HCL leadership.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    One of the biggest and most coveted institutionalized CSR grants of India, HCL Grant recognizes the rise of community-led ecosystems of NGOs.
  • This year, HCL Grant also introduced an additional grant of 25 lakhs each for the six finalists across the three categories, taking the overall Grant purse to 16.5 crore.
  • The recipients of HCL Grant 2019 are:
    Health The 2019 HCL Grant winner in this category is She Hope Society for Women Entrepreneurs.