IIMA - INDIAN INSTITITE OF MANAGEMENT AHMEDABAD

IIMA Alumni London Confluence 2015

The Future of Innovation

The IIMA Alumni London Confluence 2015 aims to bring to light The future of Innovation - featuring the most successful Startups, Unicorns and Global businesses in the areas of Ecommerce, FinTech, and Analytics / Big Data.

Join us for a fascinating discussion and debate from an unparalled group of Tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, VCs &PEs and thought leaders on what is driving Innovation on the November 24th 2015 from 2 PM.

Keynote Address by Dr. Vishal Sikka, CEO Infosys

IIMA London Confluence 2015 will feature pre-eminent leaders of the tech and business domain from Silicon Valley to London & Bangalore. This will be a unique opportunity to interact with leaders from business, media, academia, and politics. The theme of our conference "The future of Innovation" is perfectly timely as London takes the center stage as Europe's Technology gateway and one of the leading start-up cities in the world. We will be featuring the founders of some of the most successful Startups & Unicorns which have emerged as Global businesses in the areas of Ecommerce, Fintech, and Big Data.


Key Objectives


Sessions

Session I

Global ecommerce sales have soared in recent years powered by a 25% YOY growth in Asia leading to sky rocketing valuations for E-commerce companies (Alibaba's $25 Bn IPO float and Flipkarts last fund raise at a $15 Bn valuation) as a larger proportion of consumer retail purchases migrate online, driven by mobile computing, new verticals and categories, free or near-free shipping programs, faster delivery times, commerce-based apps and services.

The ecommerce engine is powered by seamless payments options by Fintech companies, greater uptake in the usage of online payment systems, and increased personalization & targeting, enhanced customer experience with techniques & services offered by Big Data companies.

To cover these areas the next session will comprise of specialist tracks of panel discussions in the highly topical areas of E-commerce, Big Data, and Fintech.

Programme Details


Session II

To round up the conference we will have the highlight of the day, Key Note address from Dr. Vishal Sikka, CEO Infosys on "The Future of Innovation" followed by a panel discussion with Venture Capitalists - Saul Klein (Index Ventures), and GV Ravi Shankar (Sequoia India) and Silicon Valley Entrepreneur to debate - "The Future of Innovation" covering Evolving Start up Eco system, Innovation in Tech companies - Investing in Start-ups, In-house incubation, and Acquisitions, In-house R&D vs external acquisitions, accelerating rise in start-up valuations etc.

Programme Details


Speakers and Panelists


Venue

IIMA Alumni London Confluence 2015 : November 24th 2015

Venue:One Bishops Square, Allen & Overy LLP, London, E1 6AD

2:30 - 6:00 PM: Session I - Sector Tracks: Ecommerce, Big Data and Analytics and Fintech

6:50 - 8:30 PM: Session II - Key Note and Panel Discussion: "The Future of Innovation" Evolving Start up Eco system, Driving Innovation in Tech companies In-house R&D, Incubation vs Acquisitions, Accelerating rise in valuations

To be a part of this Event please register on THIS LINK


Contact Info

alumni.london@iimahd.ernet.in
facebook.com/iima.alumni.london
@IIMA_London