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CeBIT India 2015 launches with a focus on Digital Economy

  • Over 170 CXOs to congregate and share ideas about digital transformation
  • CeBIT Global Conference to focus on D!Conomy (The Digital Economy)

CeBIT India 2015, organized by Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the global joint venture of Deutsche Mehul Lanvers-Shah_Managing Director - HMFI (1)Messe (Germany) and Fiera Milano Group (Italy), aims to bring a digital solutions marketplace to India, paving the way to India’s Digital India vision after a successful premier edition, CeBIT India 2015 will bring together global and Indian audiences to discover new businesses and innovative technology possibilities with a line up of powerful speakers & thought leaders from the rapidly transforming Digital World. Scheduled from 29th-31st October, at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), CeBIT India 2015 aims to steer India closer to its goal of digital transformation.

With the Government’s Digital India vision, CeBIT India 2015 will act as a platform for pertinent discussions about the digital future of India. More than 170 CXOs and CIOs from various industry verticals, including traditional sectors like BFSI, Defence, Retail, Agriculture and Aviation to name a few, will be present to discuss and understand the networking and digital solutions that can shape the furure of their businesses.

The central theme for 2015, Digital Economy – The Digital Transformation will set the tone for keynote sessions from industry thought leaders. The CGC programme will focus on the dominant trends that are shaping the business technology ecosphere viz. Big Data Analytics, Social Business, Enterprise Mobility, Security, Internet of Things and Cloud Computing. CGC will continue to be a confluence of world leading conferences, workshops and keynotes from global thought leaders.

At the show, technolgy experts with an established track record in digital transformation across industry verticals will talk about leveraging digital/technologies to lead businesses towards the path of transformation. The show will host an eclectic mix of technology leadership from various sectors including Jayantha Prabhu, Chief Technology Officer, Essar Group; Vijay Sethi, Vice President, CIO and Head CSR, Hero MotoCorp; Rajeev Batra, CIO, MTS India; TG Dhandapani, CIO, TVS Motors; Ajay Bakshi, Senior Vice President – Business Transformation, Aegis Limited; Umesh Mehta, Sr. VP & CIO – India, Jubilant Life Sciences.

This year’s show will see two new additions viz. a special section on Jobs & Careers, and the Public Sector Parc. According to NASSCOM, India will generate a total of 2 lakh jobs this fiscal year. Industries like IT/ITeS are poised to require continuous skill up gradation as well as right counselling, with the spotlight on niche technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud computing. CeBIT India’s section on Jobs & Careers aims to fulfil this need for aspirants as well as hiring managers. A confluence of CEOs, purchasing officers, technology enthusiasts, and consumers, the Public Sector Parc will showcase all aspects of ICT in public-sector administration.

“We are extremely happy to launch this year’s edition of CeBIT India. Last year, we set out to catalyze growth of the India business IT and ICT market. India’s maiden CeBIT received an exceptional response from government and enterprise alike, and we aim to up the ante this year, with a goal of paving a way to a ‘Digital India’.” said Mehul Lanvers-Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd.

Mehul added, “In the purview of increasing proliferation of connected devices, we see an emerging digital economy. A digital population of 500 million holds immense potential to transform India’s economy, business landscape, governance and society beyond recognition. In D!Conomy, businesses require new avenues for building competitive advantage to service empowered customers. CeBIT India 2015 endeavours to provide a platform for enterprises to partake in a digital solutions marketplace and create a truly digital experience for their customers.”

 CeBIT is the world’s largest and most international computer expo. Since 1999, the CeBIT organizers Deutsche Messe AG (“German Trade Show, Inc.”) have organized international business IT and ICT shows outside of Germany bearing the CeBIT brand in Australia, Turkey and Brazil. With the sustained success and growth worldwide, Deutsche Messe AG brought CeBIT to India last year, tailor-made to suit the Indian IT industry needs and demands.

CeBIT India 2014 hosted 9311 business buyers from various industry spectrums over 3 days who were treated to an extravagant display of latest trends and technology by leading IT companies. The event saw the attendance of eminent industry leaders viz. like Dr. Vishal Sikka, CEO, Infosys; Mark P McDonald, MD and digital business strategy lead, Accenture; Helmut Schutt, CIO of Daimler trucks, buses and vans; Kumud Srinivasan, president of Intel India; and Norbert Schroeder, technical development head at Volkswagen India.

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