5 – City CIO Accelerator X, Bangalore Event Meet Success!


The Bangalore chapter was yet another success and witnessed the launch of the much-awaited CIO Gold book amidst panel discussions and technology presentations.

On 5th July 2024, Taj West End, Bengaluru witnessed a get together of more than 100 CIOs and IT leaders. The event started with Early Bird Lucky draw by Vibhore Srivastava, MD and CEO, Vibs followed by the welcome note by Sanjay Mohapatra, Editor, Enterprise IT World. 

The keynote on ‘Business Transformation with Deep Tech and AI’ by Ravinder Pal Singh, Board Director, Cron Ai, ‘Best Practices of Business Transformation’ by Narendra Sonawane, Senior VP & Global Head – Information Systems, Infosys followed by presentation on ‘Sprint to Market Dominance – Winning with Security & Experience’ by Atul Agarwal, Regional Vice President and Country Manager, Okta India and ‘Thriving Digitally: Overcoming Transformation Barriers’ presentation by Pranav K, Partner – dGTL, Grant Thornton Bharat answered many questions bothering the enterprises.

The other highlight of the event were the Panel Discussions. 

The first panel discussion on Strategic adoption of Next Gen Technologies including Gen-AI, Automation and IOT for Business Growth was moderated by Bhabani Chatterjee, Engagement Leader, Business Technology – Digital IT Acceleration, Capgemini. The eminent panellists included names of Venkata Sudhakar Nagandla, SVP & Global Head – IT Infrastructure & Cloud for Allcargo Group Companies, Dinesh Narayan, Global CIO, TVS Supply Chain Solutions Ltd., Argha Bose, Vice President – Risk and Compliance Practice, Seceon and  Kumar Prasoon, CIO, Twyn

Next, the panel discussion on Data Driven Strategy, moderated by Vasupradha Srinivasan, Principal Analyst, Forrester had Chandan Pani, Chief Information Security Officer, LTIMindtree,  Navaneethan M, Senior Vice President – CISO & Data Privacy Officer. and Angadi Virupaksh, IT Director, MS Ramaiah Group (University & Hospital/Medical College) as the panellists.

Sana Anjali Devi, Regional Sales Head – South, Seceon Inc. and Manpreet Singh, Co-founder & Principal Consultant, & Deven Lachake (DNIF) Associate Director Enterprise Sales 5Tattva also added to the success of the event. The event also recognised 100 CIO’s and CXO’s from various industry verticals for their digitization initiatives in their respective organisations. The Quiz By NK Mehta of SNS just added the right flavor to the event.

The event was supported by Eventus, Grant Thornton, Okta, Seceon, Tata Tele Business Services, Technopoint, Tattva, Tech Defence Labs and Vibs. The next 5-city CIO AcceleratorX awards is scheduled for Kolkata on 19th July.

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