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BizSummit Curtain Raiser

HYSEA Announces 2nd Edition of its prestigious BizSummit 2021

 The theme for this year’s event is – Exploring Growth Horizons in the New Normal

Mr. Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman and MD, Cognizant India will be the Chief Guest and Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal Secretary, ITE&C Dept, Govt of Telangana will be Guest of Honor.

25+ Speakers, 4 Roundtables/Panels, Two Keynote Addresses and a Leader Note Address will make this an exciting gathering for business leaders

1st April 2021, Hyderabad:
HYSEA announced today, that it will be organizing the second edition of its prestigious BizSummit 2021 on 9th April 2021 at HICC(NOVOTEL) with an overarching theme, ‘Expanding Growth Horizons in the new Normal’.  This announcement was made at a curtain raiser event organised at Marigold/Green park Hotel.

Mr. Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman and MD, Cognizant Technology Solutions, India, will be the Chief Guest on the occasion and Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal Secretary, ITE&C Department will be the guest of honour. Mr. Saurabh Gaur, IAS, Joint Secretary Ministry of Electronics & IT, Govt of India, New Delhi will deliver a special keynote while Mr. Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Chairman, CtrlS & Cloud4C will be delivering the leader note address on Hyper scaling & Reaching the next Orbit – A Leader Note.

The summit focuses on the emerging opportunity landscape and the impact of the pandemic on mid and small enterprises. The summit will see some outstanding leaders from the Govt, industry and the analyst community, providing insights on effective strategies for expanding and helping businesses grow.

Key Highlights of summit include: Four important round tables to discuss Transformational changes that have taken place across the industries –  New  delivery models, newer processes, tools, frame works that have merged  across key organisational functions like  Delivery, HR, Talent, & Finance.

In a changing global business atmosphere there are newer ways of  identifying,  prospecting and client acquisition. These  emerging  ways of Business Development, Analyst & Advisor relationships,  Large and Integrated deal pursuits will be discussed by a panel of seasoned  speakers drawn from the Large Companies  to demystify these areas  for MSMEs.

Investor led growth levers and access to capital is a  challenging area for MSMEs. The Investor round table with speakers drawn  from  leading Angel circuits, Venture & PE firms are expected to touch upon what do they look for while investing & how SMEs can attract the investments.

Mr. Mazher Hashmi, Senior Director and Executive Leader at Forrester, will deliver to opening keynote on ‘Being Normal in the New Normal’ and talk about how pandemic-induced shifts will change business and technology forever and how these shifts will take place over the short, medium, and long term, forcing businesses to become creative,adaptive, and resilient.

Addressing a press conference about the event, HYSEA President, Mr. Bharani K Aroll, said, “HYSEA strives to enable the Small and Mid-sized companies  to grow to the next level and collectively derive value through many of our initiatives, including focussed events like BizSummit. We work with all the stakeholders including the government to identify opportunities and promote our member companies and the overall IT ecosystem in Hyderabad. I am glad to state that we have very eminent speakers deliberating on various aspects such as Market trends and analysis, Business development, operational excellence, investor expectations and emerging opportunities etc. Looking forward to a very impactful event and greater participation from the IT community”, he said.

Mr. Kiran Cherukuri, Vice President, HYSEA and SME Forum Leader & CEO, TechEra, addressing the media said, “HYSEA Biz Summit 2021, focuses on unveiling the impact of the pandemic on overall growth trajectory of IT & Technology sector, especially on IT MSMEs.  There is a special focus on Emerging Opportunity Landscape across key Industry verticals like BFSI, Manufacturing, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Technology & Telecom sectors. Changing business environment needs enabling policy framework. Principal Secretary from ITE&C Department of Telangana Govt, Joint Secretary from MEITY are expected to talk about the policy centric environment.”

He also added, “the chief guest for the Event Mr. Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman & MD Cognizant, India will set out the overall direction for the industry in the current times.  The Leader note by Sridhar Reddy – Founder of Cloud4C – will share his experiences of dealing with scale-up challenges & strategies for rapid growth trajectory.  Overall, this year Biz Summit provides a great value-add and learning ground for Entry, Mid & Senior leaders from the industry & they get to listen and learn from Industry’s distinguished speakers”.

Distinguished Speakers at the BizSummit include: Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman & MD, Cognizant India, Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal Secretary, ITE&C Department, Mazher Hashmi, Senior Director and Executive Leader at Forrester, Saurabh Gaur, IAS, Joint Secretary Ministry of Electronics & IT, Govt of India, New Delhi, Nirvikar Jain, CEO of ISB DLabs Fund, Rajesh Manthena, Vice Chairman, Hyderabad Angels (HA) & Executive Director, Cancer Centers of America (CCA), Hyderabad, Vikarant Varshney, Cofounder & Managing Partner of SucSeed Indovation Fund, GR Reddy, Founder & Chief Facilitator, Husys Consulting Ltd, Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Chairman, CtrlS & Cloud4C, Andrew Edlefsen, Principal Commercial Officer U.S. Consulate – Hyderabad, India, V Rajanna, Senior Vice President & Global Head – Technology Business Unit at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Uma Gogineni, Chief Peoples Officer at VALUEMOMENTUM SOFTWARE SERVICES PVT LTD, Sandhya Rao Anappindi, VP, Head of Talent Acquisition, India at State Street, Lalit Katyal, Head of Business Finance at Tech Mahindra Ltd, R. Srinivas Rao, COO, HYSEA, Shashi Reddy, VP Engineering, Centre Head, Hyderabad at Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd., Krishnamurthy Voora, Executive Vice President & Global Head of ADM Practice at Capgemini Technology Service India Ltd, Anuradha A, Executive Partner, Client Services Leader, IBM, Venugopal Reddy Kandimalla, Senior Vice President, Global Head Healthcare Lifesciences at Tech Mahindra Ltd, Kiran Cherukuri, Vice President – HYSEA & CEO, TechEra, Meenu Bagla, Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at CYIENT LTD., Puneet Gupta,AVP & Large Deals Integrator, Global Markets, Infosys Ltd., Sairam Vedam, CMO, Innominds, & Kishore Borra, MD at Energy Tech Global.

The event is sponsored by:

HYSEA Patrons: Broadridge Financials & firstsource

HYSEA ECO SYSTEM Patrons: Phoenix, Capitaland, GMR group, ICICI Bank, NSL Infra, and Botanika. HICC(NOVOTEL) are hospitality partners.


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