Technology for Good
Join us for what promises to be one of the most compelling CSC Global Leadership Series events we've held yet.
CSC Global Alumni, in partnership with CSC India, is pleased to be able to announce that one of the world's leading tech entrepreneurs, will be our next guest in this series.
Nandan Nilekani is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Infosys, a business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services business that employs 260,000 people world-wide.
Mr Nilekani co-founded Infosys in 1981. He's served numerous roles in the business, including CEO of between 2002 and 2007, before heading the Indian Government's Unique Identification Authority and introducing the country's mammoth identity card scheme.
In 2005, he received the prestigious Joseph Schumpeter prize for innovative services in economy, economic sciences and politics. In 2006, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan. He was also named Businessman of the Year by Forbes Asia.
Time magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2006 and 2009. Foreign Policy magazine listed him as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers in 2010. He won The Economist Social and Economic Innovation Award for his leadership of India’s Unique Identification initiative (Aadhaar).
In 2017, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from E&Y. CNBC-TV 18 conferred India Business Leader award for outstanding contribution to the Indian economy in 2017 and he also received the 22nd Nikkei Asia Prize for Economic and Business Innovation, 2017.
Nandan Nilekani is the author of “Imagining India” and co-authored his second book with Viral Shah, “Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations”.
The theme for this exciting CSC Global Leadership Series event is 'Technology for Good'
DATE: Wednesday, 2nd of February
TIME: 4.30pm - 6.00pm (New Delhi)