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Convergence Will be the Game Changer, Disrupting and Transforming Business in the Subcontinent - Notes Frost & Sullivan

October 1, 2015 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Business Wire India
Technological advancements and innovations have paved the way for a world connected and linked in every aspect including industries and enterprises. Connectivity and Convergence are diffusing boundaries and separating industries and transforming their way of doing business.  These will play a crucial role in developing the business landscape of tomorrow. With seemingly different industries transcending their geographies and functions, enterprises are unsure of obstacles and opportunities.

At GIL 2015: India, Frost & Sullivan’s global community will address the impact of Convergence in the Indian business landscape and identify the challenges and opportunities that it brings forth. To be held at the Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 7th October, 2015, the Executive Congress will showcase best practices, strategic innovation, and visionary leadership necessary to tackle disruptive forces.

The event, featuring the some of the top thought leaders, senior executives and visionary entrepreneurs across multiple industries will be a power-packed platform for networking and sharing ideas.

The opening keynote from Frost & Sullivan’s Global President & Managing Partner, Aroop Zutshi will be on Convergence and the Connected World, setting the stage for Frost & Sullivan’s Journey to Visionary Innovation. Following the keynote, Manoj Menon, Senior Partner & Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Frost & Sullivan will share his thoughts on “Innovating to Zero”, a framework to think and drive innovation in our personal and professional lives. The presentation along with a workshop will be an interactive session where companies, using this framework will strive to identify new products, services and value propositions for their customers.

The subsequent session on TechVision will highlight the top 50 disruptive technologies and how companies can leverage them to drive innovation and growth. The conclave will also feature the release of Journal of Creating Value by Gautam Mahajan, President, Customer Value Foundation, Inter-Link. Beyond Techvisions and discussion on Innovation, there will be an interactive workshop on Smart Cities presented by Kavan Mukhtyar, Senior Partner and Archana Amarnath, Global Director, Visionary Innovation Group, Frost & Sullivan which will showcase the potential in smart cities in India by 2020.

Another interesting feature is a 360-degree Rapid Fire Showcase across industry verticals -Manufacturing, Digital Convergence and Intelligent Mobility. The Congress will host other stimulating keynote presentations beyond India, on Opportunities in Turkey by Ozge Ozeke, Consultant & Team Leader, Energy & Environment, Frost & Sullivan, Turkey – Istanbul and “Africa - An Untapped Mega Opportunity” by Mani James, Operations Manager Africa, Frost & Sullivan.

At GIL 2015: India, Frost & Sullivan will recognize Mr. Keshub Mahindra, Chairman Emeritus, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. with the 2015 Growth Innovation and Leadership Award, witnessed by hundreds of leaders and visionaries. Inducted into the GIL Community Hall of Fame, Mr. Mahindra will join a roster of elite individuals such as Neftaley Malatije, Ratan Tata, Richard Branson, Desmond Tutu, to name a few.

The conference will conclude with the presentation of Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards to some market players from innovative startups to established conglomerates in recognition of their stellar performance in technological innovation, customer service, product development, and superior leadership.   

For more information on the event and Frost & Sullivan's Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership, visit
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Source: Business Wire India


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