Maintaining business continuity is critical to ensure that any disruptions are minimized. Businesses need to be aware of any potential changes to external environment. It is imperative to have a robust IT infrastructure that supports digitization, automation and data analytics.

Sustained outcomes happen when you bring together a strategy clearly linked to value and differentiating capabilities. Many businesses have struggles to maintain their momentum, while others have thrived by adapting to the changing market conditions.

By taking a proactive approach and investing in the right resources and strategies, businesses in India can thrive during and beyond the transformation period. Having a strategic vision for where you are going next can be a challenge. The key to success in India’s business ecosystem is to stay innovative, agile and customer-focused.

Getting business transformation right and sustainable requires more than the traditional A to B roadmap. So how can a business maintain traction & navigate through ambiguity?

A collation of 5 major trends:

  • Evolving platforms & accelerated digital adoption
  • Social responsibility, Sustainability
  • Focus on Customer Experience
  • Smart Operations
  • Collaboration & Partnerships


10:00 AM onwards
  • 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    The Business Transformation Workshop

  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    Downtime, Networking Lunch and Event Registrations

  • 3:00 PM – 3:10 PM

    Welcome Address

  • 3:10 PM – 3:30 PM

    Industry Keynote: The Future of Business in the age of AI

    As AI continues to advance at an astonishing pace, it has the potential to revolutionize every aspect of businesses. From automation and data analytics to customer experience and decision-making, AI offers unprecedented opportunities and challenges. Discussions on how businesses can effectively harness AI in order to drive innovation, boost productivity, and stay ahead in the ever-evolving marketplace. Gain insights into the ethical considerations, strategies for AI integration, and the importance of human-AI collaboration.

  • 3:30 PM – 3:50 PM

    Fireside Chat: Being resilient when and where it matters (Risk + Agility + Trust)

    This concise and refined theme captures the essence of adapting and thriving in the face of adversity. It inspires and equips attendees with the tools and mindset necessary to navigate the ever-changing business landscape. Through engaging speakers and thought-provoking discussions, participants will learn how to cultivate resilience, embrace change, and emerge stronger than before. This keynote theme seeks to empower individuals and organizations to embrace transformation and seize new opportunities in an ever-evolving business world.

  • 3:50 PM – 4:20 PM

    Panel Discussion: Outcomes of Business Transformation

    The session will entail and leverage the key findings from the earlier BT Workshop and mirror that with enterprises - could include a variety of questions that explore the impact of business transformation on an organization's performance and success. Discussions regarding Key drivers, transformation strategy vs business strategy, challenges/ pain points, increasing employee engagements, technological upgrades, navigating through risks for long-term sustainability.

  • 4:20 PM – 4:40 PM

    Networking Break

  • 4:40 PM – 5:00 PM

    Fireside Chat: Agile operating models revolutionizing businesses

    The Agile operating model transforms businesses by providing an iterative and adaptive approach to decision-making and execution. It enables organizations to respond quickly to market changes, enhance customer satisfaction, and drive innovation. Through concise and refined conversations, we will explore the key principles, benefits, and challenges of adopting agile methodologies, and how organizations can effectively implement and scale agile practices to achieve sustainable growth.

  • 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

    Panel Discussion: Born in the cloud: Charting the future transformation roadmap

    Quenching an opportunity to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving business landscape. An engaging panel on how businesses can chart their roadmap for a successful business transformation. Exploring the impact of cloud technology on enterprise operations and learn about key strategies and best practices for leveraging the cloud to drive innovation, agility, and competitiveness. Gain valuable perspectives from speakers who have embraced the cloud as the foundation for their transformation journey.

  • 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM

    Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation as a Strategy for Sustainability

    Digital transformation has emerged as a vital strategy for businesses seeking to achieve sustainability goals. This panel discussion will explore how organizations are leveraging digital technologies to drive environmental, social, and economic sustainability, while concurrently enhancing their operational efficiency, customer experience, and overall business performance. Use cases, technologies, and best practices, highlighting the potential synergies between digital transformation and sustainable development.

  • 6:00 PM – 6:20 PM

    Closing Note by Edge Insights Team, Networking Break & Downtime

  • 6:20 PM – 7:00 PM

    Round Table

  • 7:30 PM – Onwards

    Awards Night

8:30 AM onwards
  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

    Round Table

  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

    Downtime & Break + Welcome Address & Recap of Day 1 & Context Setting for Day 2

  • 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

    Keynote: The future of work: Navigating Workforce Transformation for Success

    The future of work is rapidly evolving, and organizations must adapt to navigate workforce transformation successfully. This keynote theme for a business transformation event from an Enterprise POV explores the strategies and approaches needed to thrive in this dynamic landscape. By embracing innovation, agility, & technology, enterprises can reshape their processes and drive growth. The keynote will provide insights on leveraging cutting-edge technologies, cultivating a flexible & inclusive work culture & fostering continuous learning & development to stay ahead in the ever-changing world of work.

  • 10:20 AM – 10:50 AM

    Panel Discussion: Future of CX: Navigating the Hyper-Connected experience Landscape

    In today's hyper-connected world, customer experience (CX) is evolving at an unprecedented pace, forcing businesses to adapt or risk being left behind. Speakers will share their insights on the future of CX and how businesses can transform to meet the demands of the changing landscape. Identify and chart the latest trends, technologies, and strategies that will help organizations thrive in the hyper-connected experience landscape and stay ahead of the competition.

  • 10:50 AM – 11:00 AM

    Networking Break

  • 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

    Fireside Chat: Pivoting through disruption with Generative AI

    Pivoting through disruption is essential for businesses to survive and thrive in today's fast-changing world. Featuring a fireside chat theme, we will delve into real-world examples and strategies employed by industry leaders as we discuss the impact of cutting-edge technologies and insights that drive successful transformations, with a special focus on current world Gen-AI applications, use cases.

  • 11:20 AM – 11:50 AM

    Panel Discussion: Fostering Innovation through Cross - Industry collaboration

    Fostering innovation through cross-industry collaboration is a crucial aspect from an enterprise POV. This discussion aims to explore the potential of bringing together professionals from different industries to share ideas, experiences, and best practices. By encouraging collaboration between diverse sectors, new perspectives can be gained, leading to innovative solutions and strategies for business transformation. This would provide a platform for thought leaders to discuss the importance of cross-industry collaboration and how it can drive innovation in today's rapidly changing business landscape.

  • 11:50 AM – 12:00 PM

    Closing Note


Awards Categories


  • Process Efficiency
  • Cost Optimization
  • Automation
  • Quality Transformation
  • Connected Assets & Products
  • Customer Experience


  • Partnerships & Alliances
  • Cross Industry Collaboration
  • Scalability to Transform
  • Agile Development Methodologies
  • Product Lifecycle Development


  • New Markets
  • Product & Service Augmentation
  • New Products & Service Introduction


  • Workforce Transformation
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Planning & Governance
  • Best Practices
  • Reduction in Carbon Footprint
  • Recycling and Repackaging


  • Data Driven Insights
  • Trust & Security
  • Digital Technology Platforms

Important Timelines:

  • Awards & Nomination Process Begins- 12-Jul-23
  • Last Date of Nominations Submission- 20-Aug-23
  • Grand Jury to initiate the evaluation- 01-Sep-23
  • Event Night- 13-14 Oct-23



Shiv Shivakumar

Operating Partner at Advent International, Ex-Group Executive President- Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Aditya Birla Group



Sunil Duggal

Group CEO, Vedanta Resources

Mahesh Kanchan

CEO, Del Monte Foods India

Mani S G

COO & President, Ashok Leyland

Rajesh Jain

MD & CEO, Lacoste-India

Sandeep Chandna

Chief Sustainability Officer, Tech Mahindra

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