HYSEA to host the 31st edition of its prestigious National Summit & Awards 2024 jointly with STPI-Hyderabad

Telugu super news,Hyderabad,9th February, 2024: HYSEA (Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association) today announced the 31st edition of its prestigious National Summit & Awards 2024The summit to be organized on Wednesday, 14thFebruary 2024 at HICC (Hall-3) will feature-Conference, Product Expo and Annual Industry Awards.

The profound impact created by AI is a phenomenon that generations across are bound to experience and we are incredibly fortunate to witness this revolutionary change first-hand.. Enterprises across the globe are remodelling their businesses to become AI-first to help ensure they leap ahead. While the AI umbrella is vast and orbital, the key spoke in the scheme of things is Gen AI, a technology that has surpassed everyone’s expectations.

This year’s HYSEA flagship event, “AI: Celebrating the Future,” aptly captures the excitement surrounding this transformative journey. We are thrilled to welcome a distinguished line-up of speakers including thought leaders, futurists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, researchers, developers, and students, all immersed in experiencing the unfolding potential of an AI-led future.

The event will bring to the fore a multitude of dimensions, presenting a 360-degree view of AI and encompassing the massive disruption caused by Gen AI and related technologies.

HYSEA National 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. 700+ delegates, including more than 100+ IT Industry leaders, are expected to attend the event.

As a finale, in a glittering awards function in the evening, awards will be given away to honorIT/ITES companies and startups for their major achievements in Exports, Productivity, and Product development . Sri D. Sridhar Babu,honourable 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, Mr. CP Gurnani, Former CEO&MD, Tech Mahindra, and Mr. V. Rajanna, President, Technology, Services & Software, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

Ms. Manisha Saboo,President of HYSEA, addressed the media, stating, “It is with immense pleasure that we announce Mr. Saurabh Chandra is an advisor to HYSEA this year, who also serves as the Managing Director at BCG. His invaluable guidance has significantly enhanced the stature of our esteemed event. With a distinguished array of speakers poised to impart their insights, we eagerly anticipate engaging in discussions and debates centered around the essence of embracing an AI-first paradigm.We invite you to join us and reflect on your own experiences in this exciting journey toward a Gen AI-led future, where society, ethics, and human behaviour are being reimagined.”

Speaking at the press meet Ms. C. Kavitha, Director, STPI, Hyderabad said,”STPI Hyderabad has been associated with the HYSEA National Summit and Awards for many years as the co-host, where the IT/ITES industry of Telangana State is recognized for their contribution to the state through their exports as well as their employment generation. The 31st HYSEA National Summit will recognize the IT/ITES industry for their contribution during FY2022-23. It may be noted that the growth rate of exports and direct employment has been better than in previous years and has continued to maintain a higher percentage of growth in comparison to the national growth in exports.”

Mr. Bipin Chandra Pendyala, Treasurer of HYSEA,talking to the media shared details of this year’s HYSEA 10x Product Awards. These prestigious awards will highlight and recognize ten promising startups in the early-stage and 3 established products. After two rounds of evaluations at IIIT-H, a 100-member jury has selected 64 finalists from 170 nominations. These finalists will showcase their products at the expo on February 14th, 2024, at HICC. They will have the opportunity to interact with leading entrepreneurs, business leaders, CXOs, VCs, angel investors, researchers, and other industry/government decision-makers.

HYSEA is planning a 3-month Startup enablement program in collaboration with IIIT-H, TiE and T-Hubwhich will include: 

  • Market Access
  • Mentoring by Tech Leaders
  • Corporate collaboration through HYSEA intervention CATALYST- A corporate startup confluence

This year HYSEA will be presenting its Lifetime Achievement Award to Mr. CP Gurnani, Ex-CEO & MD, Tech Mahindra, a prominent leader, revered for his impactful contributions across both corporate and social spheres, shaping the landscape of education and philanthropy.

We would like to make a special mention of our Patron members and sponsors whose help is pivotal in organising events of this magnitude.

Industry Patrons: ServiceNow, Broadridge

Eco System Patrons: Q City, SpeedInfra, Raheja Mindspace, ICICI Bank, NSL Infra, Vamsiram Builders

Gold Sponsors: HSBC, Prohance, PALGenie

Hospitality Partner: HICC

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