5 – City CIO Event – CIO500 and Accelerator X Awards Kickstarts from Chennai

CIO Accelerator X Awards 2024

The Chennai event witnessed the launch of the much awaitedCIO Gold book.

On 17 May 2024, Chennai, Leela Palace saw an excellent get together of CIOs and IT leaders. It was the event of Enterprise IT World’ CIO500 and Accelerator X 2024 Awards, Chennai edition. The kick off event was attended by more than 100 CIOs, IT leaders, thought leaders and innovative product vendors. The event started with divine recital and followed by CIO Gold Book launch.

The key highlight of the event were the Panel Discussions. First was on Adoption of Industry 5.0 and Digital Twins, moderated by Sunil David, Independent Consultant – Manufacturing and Process Consulting- Practice Area, Frost & Sullivan India. The panellists included Kumar Prasoon, CIO, Twyn, A.N. Srinivasan, Vice President and Head of Oracle Services, SRF Limited and Raghu Achat, VP IT, Thejo Engineering Limited. Another Panel Discussion on Data Driven Strategy was moderated by Vaithialingam S, Technology Head – Generative AI Solutions, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. The Panellists included names, Chandran Raghuraman, CTO, Bahwan Cybertek Ltd, Palanikumar Arumugam, CISO, Hinduja Leyland Finance and Diptesh Saha, CISO & Practice Head -Cyber Security, Accel Limited. 

The last panel discussion of the day was on Enhanced Role of CIOs in Company Board was moderated by J. Gokulavan, Deputy Compliance Head & CISO, Lumina Datamatics Ltd. with Prabhakar Ramakrishnan, CISO and General Manager – IT Infrastructure, TNQ Technologies, Gowdhaman Jothilingam, Global CISO, Head of IT, Latentview Analytics, Srinivasulu Thayam, CTO, Aravind Eye Care, Vijay Anand, SVP Global IT & IS, CorroHealth and N.Jagannathan, Director & CEO, Fourth Dimension Technologies as the panellists.

The keynotes and presentations from Arvind Sivaramakrishnan, Chief Information Officer, Karkinos Healthcare, Suresh Venkatesan, Partner, Business Consulting, Grant Thornton Bharat, Vishal Gupta, Director Ecosystem Sales – India & SAARC, Picus Security (A MasterCard funded company), Anjali Sana, Regional Sales Head – South, Seceon and Jenifer Sheela, Security Consultant, Accel IT Services and L Ashok, Managing Director, Futurenet Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd., Vishal Gupta Director Ecosystem Sales – India & SAARC Picus Security, attracted attention of people.

The Quiz By Secure Network Solutions India Private Limited just added the right flavor to the event. Chennai event will now be followed by events in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata respectively.

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