The Digital Disruption – The New Normal the sequel to Digital Leadership Summit -2017 was held as a day- long session on 18th August 2018 at The Leela Hotel.

The Summit was presided over by Dr. Murtaza Khorakiwala, President BMA, MD Wockhardt who rendered a high impact Talk on the role of BMA in the New Age or The Digital Age. The Conference was ably supported by Mr. M D Agarwal, Former Past President and Conference Chair. Advisory Committee (Mr. Anant Singhania, Director, Platinum Fashion Apparel Pvt Ltd and Former , BMA, Ms. Chhaya Sehgal, VP, BMA) and  Technical Committee comprising Mr. Chintan Oza, Mr. Debraj Dam, Mr.Venket Iyer, Mr. Pankit Desai, Mr. Rakesh Mehra, Mr. Rexy Ravindran, Colonel A R Khadar played a stellar role in conceiving and weaving the flow of the plenary sessions including the inaugural and valedictory session.

Ms. Rekha Sethi, Director General, AIMA, presented her holistic views on Digital Disruption and the way forward followed by the Keynote Address on Leadership in the Age of Disruption by Mr. T.V Mohandas Pai, Chief Guest’s – President AIMA & Chairman Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd t power packed session set the stage for the ensuing riveting sessions.

Mr. Kushe Bahl, Partner at Mckinsey & Co. deliberated on Accelerators for Digital Journey and Business Transformation as part of the concluding note of the Inaugural session.  Mr. Jagmohan Singh Rishi, Chief L&D Strategist and Digital & Analytics Strategist at Wockhardt Ltd, The Session anchor orchestrated the flow of the opening session with perfection, punctuated by humour.

Mr. Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman, DH Consultants chairing the session on Disruption in the Services Industries Creative Disintermediation brought in  sync the diverse thoughts of Mr. Ganesh Natarajan, Chairman 5F world, Mr. Reguraman Ayyaswamy, VP & Global Head,IOT & Engineering and Industrial Services at Tata Consultancy Services, Mr. Sachin Seth, Digital Fintech and Innovation Leader Partner- Financial Services Advisory, Ernest & Young and Mr. Punit Thakkar, Founder & CEO, Shivaami Cloud Services Pvt. Ltd  covering Service Fault Lines, Global  industry Perspective on Digital Disruption &Digital Landscape  for Education Services,Disruption in  Service industry  through  IoT &Cognitive Technologies  – Global  Case  Studies, Data Science:    Innovations in Customer Experience  in Fintech,  deftly to keep the audience in rapt attention.

Plenary Session 2

Mr. Raghu Gullapalli, Managing Director – Product, Accenture India the session chair, sustained the momentum of the previous two sessions, moderating a panel discussion with eminent panelists comprising Ms. Tanushree Bagrodia, Chief Financial Officer & VP – IT at NRB Bearing Ltd, Venket Iyer, Global CIO, Wockhardt  Ltd, Mr. Pankit Desai, CEO & Co – Founder, Sequretek, Pvt. Ltd  encompassing insightful thoughts on undergoing transformation in manufacturing industry verticals,  Leaders  perspective  and experience  sharing  :Digital &Industry 4.0  as   enabler  for  Business ,Industry 4.0- Reinventing Manufacturing and Cyber Security Preparedness in the Context of Industry 4.0

Start Up Recognition

Mr. Debraj Dam, Founder & CEO Advisers India heading the committee on Start Up followed due diligence in short-listing 10 best start Up’s  in digital nearly leading  start Up’s  Mr. Amrit Om Nayak, Director of Business, Finance & Technology, Indra Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Pratik  Jani, CEO, YUPS Tech Tech Solutions, Mr. Abhishek Kumar, CEO & Founder, ToneTag (Brand of Naffa Innovations Pvt. Ltd), Mr. Pravin Prajapati, Founder & CEO, Indrones Solutions Private Limited, Mr. Rohit Taneja, Co-founder & CEO, VRRSP Technologies Pvt Ltd. and Emerging Start up’s Mr. Prathmesh Raorane, Co-founder, Renovate India, Mr. Aditya Vermani, Partnership, CLAIRVIZ SYSTEMS, Mr. Kevin Shah, Sales Head, vPhrase Analytics Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Nagendra Nagaraja, CEO and founder, alphaics India Pvt Ltd. Ms. Anushree Bishnoi, Co-founder, UnFound Pvt. Ltd. The selection process was stringent supported by eminent jury who selected the best Start Up’s on laid down criteria. The awardees rendered a short presentation and participated in Q & A Session there after Mr. T.V Mohandas Pai felicitating the awardees with trophies shared his perceptive on Start Up – Journey to Success as a closing remark of the session.

Chief Guest Interaction with Millennial

Mr. T.V Mohandas Pai on popular interacted with the large contingent of student delegates attending the Summit. The interactive session was lively and Chief Guest answered a volley of question of students  and passed on the crystallized wisdom satisfying the young minds. This session was steered by Colonel A.R Khadar, Executive Director, BMA.

Plenary Session 3

Post tea break session was technology oriented with the speakers delivering a talk in multiple areas on   Multiplying Intelligence: Using AI to Conquer. Mr. Anil Joshi, Convener BMA continued to anchor the penultimate session with erudite speakers presenting their viewpoints. Dr. R. Kim, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Retina Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai on Use of AI in Medical services; A path Breaking view of  Practitioner and Mr. Sauvik Banerjjee, VP- Tata Industries & CTO- TataCLiQ on Thought Leadership  Experience Sharing : Data Science  for Business  brand value and innovation enabler

Plenary Session 4

The highlights of the plenary session 4 and sub theme was Digital Jobs & Social Impact a talk by Mr. Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI who spoke on – Is Digital a game changer in job market & social life, Mr. Tanmoy Chakrabarty, Group Government Affairs Officer, Tata Sons Limited shared his views on Social Impact in Innovation Making a Difference in the Digital Space, Mr. Raj Nair, President, IMC & Chairman, Avalon Consulting put forth his in depth knowledge on prospects of digital technologies for small & medium industries and concluding the session, Mr. Harsh Pamnani, Author of Book “Booming Brands” provided a glimpse about his book and elaborated on  Branding in Digital – New Age.

Valedictory Session

Ms. Chhaya Sehgal, VP, BMA stepped in to moderate the closing session of Mr. G. V. Nageswara Rao, Managing Director &CEO, National Securities Depository Limited(NSDL) presenting his view on Digital Transformation in NSDL Key Learning thus lowering the certains of the grand summit.

The Digital Disruption – The New Normal with galaxy of speakers from diverse background of Digital space kept the 250 plus delegates spellbound till the calumniation stage, The Summit creates a new benchmark in history of conferences and conventions hosted by BMA in collaboration with AIMA our parent body.

Dr. Murtaza Khorakiwala, President BMA thanked delegates, Partners, eminent speakers, Session managers, Supporting staff, Event management Company,  The Hotel Leela and invitees for their unstinted support, thus heralding Digital and New Age thought amongst management fraternity in Financial  Capital Mumbai.

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