HYSEA to host 30th edition of its Prestigious Annual Summit & Awards 2023 jointly with STPI-Hyderabad
Telugu Super News,Hyderabad,3rd February,2023:HYSEA (Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association) today announced the 30th edition of its prestigious Annual Summit & Awards 2021. The summit to be organized on Wednesday, 8 th February 2023 at HICC (Hall-3) will feature – Conference, Product Expo and Annual Industry Awards.
As the world goes through seminal changes and emerges from the impact of the pandemic which by
far is the most impactful event in the history of the mankind in the last 100+ years, the world of
business primarily has for sure changed forever. With the current macro-economic parameters and
the fast-changing global geo-political equations, the world is become increasingly complex further.
These events have further amplified the need for newer avenues, newer models, and newer
mandates to manage and run global business and in particular the IT industry which happens to be
the centre of driving innovation as always. A world that is being eaten by Software; A world that is
being reimagined to the core. What however is un-changed is the imminent need of human capital
that is resilient, re-enforced and re-vitalized putting the value of intellect, ethics, and commitment at
the centre. The IT industry both the software products and the software services industry along with
the emergence of hardware industry to a newer avatar put together is massively getting
transformed. Every facet of these industries is tremendously disrupted, inversed rather we would
call it. In the context of all of this, at HYSEA our theme this year is to ‘Re-Imagine, Re-Think and Re-
Build the Future’.
HYSEA Summit & Awards are one of the most prestigious industry events in the city and has for
more than three decades showcased the city’s vibrant culture of innovation, booming start-up
industry and conducive business ecosystem. 500+ delegates, including more than 100+ IT Industry
leaders, are expected to attend the event, which will feature analyst & industry keynotes, Fireside
chats and panel discussions by leaders from IT majors and emerging start-ups.
As a finale, in a glittering awards function in the evening, awards will be given away to honor IT/ITES
companies & startups for their major achievements in Exports, Productivity, and Product
development for the year 2021-22. Sri K T Rama Rao, honorable minister for IT and Industries will be
the Chief Guest. Other eminent guests for the evening are Sri. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal
Secretary, ITE&C Dept., Mr. Arvind Kumar, Director General, STPI and Mr. Debashish Chatterjee,
MD & CEO, LTIMindtree, Mr. BVR Mohan Reddy, Founder Chairman, CYIENT and Mr. G. V. Prasad,
co-chairman and managing director, Dr. Reddy’s.
“HYSEA’s Annual Summit & Awards brings focus on the amazing innovation work being done by IT
majors and start-ups in the city and also a step towards planning and preparing for the future,” said
Manisha Saboo, President, HYSEA, speaking to the media at the curtain raiser press conference.
“We will be hosting analysts, VCs, global technology leaders, Innovation Entrepreneurs,
Academicians, Govt leaders and domain leaders from IT, IPCs, pharma, filmmaking, and many
more… who will be sharing their point of view on what IT organizations in Hyderabad can do to
maximize growth and how they can leverage the emerging technologies,” she said.
Speaking at the press meet Mr. CVD Ram Prasad, Director, STPI, Hyderabad said, “STPI has been
supporting HYSEA Annual Summit and Awards for past many years as co-host where the
achievements of the IT companies are recognized and celebrated. I am happy to share that the IT
Industry in Telangana has maintained a better growth rate compared to the national average. There
has been significant growth of IT exports and addition of direct employment in this sector during last
Mr. Prashanth Nandella, Vice President, HYSEA also talked to the media and shared details of this
year’s HYSEA 10x Product Awards. These prestigious awards will highlight and recognise ten
promising start-ups in early stage & established category. 40+ Finalists’ will showcase their
products at the products expo on 8th February 2023 at HICC with an opportunity to interact with
leading entrepreneurs, business leaders CXOs, VCs, Angel investors, Researches &
other industry/government decision makers.
This year HYSEA is offering an intense 3-month Startup enablement program which will include:
Market Access mentoring by Tech Leaders
Corporate collaboration through HYSEA intervention CATALYST- A corporate startup
This year HYSEA will be presenting its Lifetime Achievement Award to Sri. R. Chandrashekhar, IAS
(RETD.), Chairman, Centre for the Digital Future, Former President NASSCOM, Former Chairman,
Telecom Commission and Secretary, Department of Telecommunication, GoI, Former Secretary Dept
of Electronics & IT, GoI contribution to Indian IT Industry for his stellar contribution to Indian IT
Industry and Hyderabad Industry in particular.
We look forward for a wide participation in this important event.
Eminent Speakers at the Conference include:
Ashutosh Sharma, Head of Research, India, Forrester, G. V. Prasad, co-chairman and managing
director, Dr. Reddy’s, Stephen Ravindra, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad, Prashanth
Nandella, COO & President, firstsource, Prof. PJ Narayanan, Director, IIIT-H, Kishore Seshagiri,
Executive Director, Broadridge, Charumathy Srinivasan, VP of Engineering, Microsoft, Sumeet
Mathur, Vice President & Country Head of ServiceNow India Development Center,
Kiran Kumar Gunnam, Head of System Design Engineering, Micron, Santhanam Govindaraj, Chief
Information Officer, Broadridge, Hari Bharadwaj, Leadership Team, DXC Technologies, Kiran
Kuchimanchi, President, Cigniti Technologies, & Head, Digital Engineering Services group, Priyanka
Varghese, IFS, OSD, CMO, Govt of Telangana, Nitin Rao, Senior Executive Director, CBRE India,
Gaurav Chadha, Director, Google, Mohammed Rafi T. F, Founder and Chief Mentor, Magic of
Change, Ramesh Loganathan, Professor Co-Innovation/Outreach, IIIT Hyderabad, Pawan Kumar
Chandana, Co-Founder – Skyroot Aerospace, Sateesh Andra, Managing Director, Endiya Partners, Dr.
Santanu Paul, Founder & CEO, TalentSprint, Praveena Rai, COO, NPCI, Sairamprabhu Vedam, CMO,
Cigniti Technologies, Nag Ashwin Reddy, Film director & screenwriter, and S. Ravi Kumar, CEO,