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The Futuristic 100 Awards

Preparing For The New World of IT Business

It is a new changed world for IT business for tech OEMs and their enterprise channel partners globally since March 2020. And India is no different. The virtual event theme aims to address the ongoing critical challenges faced by the channel in India with a specific focus on helping partners on how to: ​ 
•    Drive post-pandemic recovery
•    Meet changing customer demands
•    Achieve increased levels of profitability
•    Transform into a future-ready partner

Key Discussion Topics 

  • 2022 State Of The Market Survey

  • Switch to MSP model : The New Paradigm 

  • CIO Panel : Modern CIOs’ Expectations from Channels 

  • Dos and Don'ts of a digital-first organization 

  • Top Qualities of a Futuristic Channel CEO 

  • Fireside Chat : The road ahead for systems integrators

  • Cloud Security : Why data security matters 

  • Why Channels Need to Transform Now

  • The multi-cloud opportunity for Channels

The symposium (first half of the event day) is power packed with industry-specific keynotes, interactive sessions, and interesting discussions with practical insights for channel partners, including 2022 state of the market research by Foundry, followed by power sessions by sponsors, and keynote sessions by industry experts.

2022 Agenda – Premier100




5:00 PM - 5.20 PM

Welcome & Edit Keynote

State Of The Market Survey 2022

Yogesh Gupta, Director - Content & Communities, Foundry India

5.20 PM - 5.40 PM

Title Session

Cybersecurity & Strengthening Your First Line of Defence

Prateek Kedia, Regional Alliance Manager, LastPass

5.40 PM - 6:00 PM

Special Awards
Security Special Awards

Prateek Kedia, LastPass & Yogesh Gupta, Foundry India 

6:00 PM - 6.40 PM

CIO Power Panel

The Right Pitch: Selling Digital Quotient to CXOs

Shobhana Lele, CIO, The Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Company Limited
Sarbani Bhatia, SVP-IT, Jagran Prakashan
Sreeji Gopinathan, Global CIO, Lupin

Dr. Lopa Mudraa Basuu, Advisor, APAC Research Advisory Council, Cloud Security Alliance 
& Yogesh Gupta, Foundry India (moderator)

6.40 PM - 7:00 PM

Power Session

Billion Reasons to Smile

Anil Sethi, Vice President & GM - Channels, Dell Technologies

7:00 PM - 7.20 PM

Special Awards
Hall of Fame 

Anil Sethi, Dell Technologies & Yogesh Gupta, Foundry India 

7.20 PM - 7.30 PM

Intro to Premier100 Awards

Yogesh Gupta, Director - Content & Communities, Foundry India 


7:30 PM - 8.55 PM

Premier100 Awards

The Futuristic 100 Awards

Yogesh Gupta, Foundry India 

8.55 PM - 9:00 PM

Vote of Thanks 

Team Foundry

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