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Getting Acquainted with Cutting-edge IT Trends

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, August 27, 2012
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Chennai: Information technology has become a prerequisite component of any organization so much so that the CIO has now come to be viewed as a key contributor in formulating strategic goals with the optimized use of available resources. And to evaluate the value of CIOs in an organization, SiliconIndia is coming up, yet again, with CIO Strategy Summit which is to be held on August 31(Friday) at hotel Rain Tree in Chennai.

The agenda for the Summit will focus on ‘Forging Stronger Business-IT Relationships’ and ‘The Business Impact of IT Consumerization, Mobility and the Cloud,’ which will be the respective topics of the two panel discussions. The conference brings together CIOs, VP Its, CTOs and other top IT executives to understand the trio of mega-trends in mobility, social and cloud computing.

This dynamic forum will feature noteworthy personalities from the business arena such as S.V. Kaushik, Sr. VP - (IT & Internal Audit) at Tube Investments of India who brings about a vast and diversified experience of more than 35 years in the IT sector. Also addressing the event is Sridharan S, SVP – IT at Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals who has an extensive experience in Information Technology and Business Processes in Auto, FMCG and Pharma sectors for the last 26 years.

Some of the other eminent speakers lined up are:

•    HR Mohan, AVP - Systems,The Hindu
•    P Shobhana Ravi, Chief Information & Learning Officer, Tractors & Farm Equipment
•    Mahesh Manchi, CIO, Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India
•    Ashok Kannan, AVP - IT Head, Ashok Leyland John Deere Construction Equipment
•    Siva Padmanabhan, VP - IT, Flextronics
•    K.S Vijaya Krishna, Sr. Manager - IT, Hindustan Motors
•    Ramalingam Thyagarajan, CTO/CIO, Madura Micro Finance
•    Navodit Kumar Garg, Director – Alliances & Solutions, Huawei Enterprise Business Group
•    Kaushik Mandal, Chief Sales and Delivery Officer, Nelco
•    Sunil Sharma, VP Operations, Cyberoam

It will be a gratifying opportunity for CIOs and senior IT leaders to acquire knowledge, share experiences and meet face-to-face with top industry thought leaders to understand the trio of mega-trends in mobility, social media and cloud computing among other neoteric concepts pertaining to IT sector.

DATE: August 31, 2012 (Friday)
TIME: 06.00 PM to 09.00 PM (Followed by cocktail and dinner)
VENUE: Hotel Rain Tree, Hall – Purple, Bldg No.636 Madras, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai, 600034, India

The CIO Strategy Summit is an INVITE only event. To request an invitation, kindly reach out to Dhananjay at or call 080 43112178.

The event is sponsored by Huawei, Nelco, Cyberoam and Zoho.

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