25th Annual HYSEA Summit with theme "Designing Intelligence" to be held on March 23 in Hyderabad

Author(s): City Air NewsHyderabad: The Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association, HYSEA, an apex body of more than 300 IT, ITES companies and represents software industry in the state announces its flagship event "25th Annual HYSEA Summit...

25th Annual HYSEA Summit with theme

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association, HYSEA, an apex body of more than 300 IT, ITES companies and represents software industry in the state announces its flagship event "25th Annual HYSEA Summit and Software Products Awards”. The daylong Summit and Awards evening will be held in the city at Cyber City Conventions, Kondapur on 23rd March. The awards function starts at 5.30pm in the evening.

Through this flagship event, HYSEA highlights and recognizes exciting start-ups in various categories with the product awards.

Design Summit is a part of HYSEA Summit & Awards is the most prestigious Industry event of the city, as it showcases the buzzing innovation culture, increase in Startups and Startup support activities in Hyderabad. More than 150 Startups, 150 leaders from IT industry, 1000 delegates are expected to attend the event which will feature keynotes from CEOs of IT majors and leading Startups.

More than 130 products under various categories such as Consumer Startup; Enterprise Startup; Established Products; Best Technology Innovation; Social Impact; Student Startup; Best Gadget/Device etc. will be competing, disclosed Ranga Pothula, President of HYSEA in a curtain raiser press note issued in the city today.

The nominations were received from Startups, Product Companies and Services Companies who involved in process innovations, Ranga stated.

The theme of this year Summit is "Design Intelligence", Exploring Design, Automation and Intelligence and its impact on how future technologies will evolve. It will also highlight and recognize interesting start-ups in various categories in its awards event. Ranga Pothula added.

The main idea behind the theme is celebrating design in any of its forms is the main idea of Design Summit. It brings Designers, Creators, Entrepreneurs and Friends together to build momentum and opportunity around their unique entrepreneurial identity. Design talks, showcasing attractive designs and products, un-conference sessions discussing design, design awards, and a maker pavilion/design showcase, Ranga Pothula informed

There are four themes scheduled for the Design Summit 2017 such as., Imagining technologies, Drawing Cashless Economy, Designing the future and Weaving Innovation into Mainstream, Ranga added. This year Design Summit will see marquee designers, founders and creators in talks and panel discussions.

Industry looks forward to listening toRahul Narayan, Co-Founder TeamIndus, leading an unprecedented moonshot – landing a space craft on the moon – via TeamIndus, Ankit Bhateja, Founder, Xovian - Space, Anurag Joshi, Director/ Co-founder INDrone Aero Systems, Dasaradha R Gude, CEO of INVECAS, Harsha Chemudu, Standup Comedian, Hari Thallapalli, CEO, CallHealth Services, Hemanth Satyanarayana, Hiring Unity Rockstars - MIT TR35 Innovator, CEO of Imaginate, Mixed Reality Expert, Jignesh Talasila, Co-Founder and CEO,Loop Reality, Murali T, Partner & Innovation Leader at PwC, Naveen Patibandla, Director, Gazoole (a perceptual reality platform), NSN Murthy, Executive Director & Leader, Smart Cities @ PwC India, Naveen Varma Alluri, Co-Founder, My Ally, Prashant Lingam, ‎Social Entrepreneur and founder, ‎Bamboo House India, Ravi Kiran, Founder and CEO, GoLive Gaming Solutions, Rahul Khandelwal, COO, ApoKos Rehab, Sanath Reddy, Founder, Moonwalkr, Vaishali Neotia, Co-Founder, Merixus, Varun Malhotra, ‎Co-founder, Director at The Cirqus, and Divye Prakash Joshi, Site Director, Medtronic on various aspects of the Product ecosystem, Getting inside the context of Intelligent Tech, Corp Innovation-- connecting with the extended innovation ecosystem, Fitness & Health Innovation, Tech in Entertainment Industry. VCs, Angel entrepreneurs, share their insight on challenges and opportunities they see. Industry looks forward

Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Secretary, ITE&C Dept., Govt of Telangana will be the Chief Guest and give away the awards.

Amit Sharma, Global COO, IBM GBS (Global Business Services); And Katherine B. Hadda, Consul General, U.S. Consulate, Hyderabad will also grace the summit, address the Closing Plenary Session

Giving details about HYSEA and its journey, Ranga Pothula informed that HYSEA is the most vibrant state level industry association in India. It is a pioneering industry initiative dating back to 1991, which brings together the various IT and ITES Organizations in Hyderabad, under one umbrella to network, share knowledge and work in close collaboration with the Government and other stakeholders for business growth, social development and economic prosperity of the state

"HYSEA Annual Software Product Awards & Showcase 2017" is a daylong event, which industry eagerly looks forward to every year. This year too it brings together the start-ups, established product and services companies, and the investor community to celebrate the rise of start-ups in Hyderabad. With young and upcoming start-ups getting a boost, the start-up's count in Hyderabad is now believed to be around 1800 and growing, Ranga Pothula stated.

The Shortlisted Award finalists are invited to the Expo to showcase their products, with an opportunity to interact with CIOs, VCs, Engel investors and other industry/e-government decision makers. A panel of leading entrepreneurs, business leaders, Venture Capitalists (VCs) and academicians assess the product presentations.

A Key Award Category ‘HY10—Hyderabad's Hot 10 new Startups, entails the winner apart from the recognition, also benefits from precise enablement planned through mentoring, market connect and investor access. This year the winners of Hyderabad's 10 hottest startups will receive Mentorship, Technology Enablement, Bootcamp Opportunity, Market and Investor Access by T-Hub, IIIT-H, Hyderabad Angels, T-Fund, IIIT Seed Fund and TiE Hyderabad and HYSEA member companies.

Some of the successful past winners include: Nukkad shops, Gramener, Stumagz, Infruid Labs, Zippr.

Sunday, March 19, 2017