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nasscom is set to host its 2024 edition of Technology & Leadership Forum (NTLF) under the banner “Shaping the Techade” on February 20th and 21st at the Jio World Convention Centre, Mumbai. With the growing impetus on artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications across businesses, and societies globally, this year, the forum aims to explore the future landscape of technology with a spotlight on the hyper-democratisation of AI, bringing together global thought leaders from diverse sectors to engage in pivotal discussions about the trajectory of technological advancement and its implications.

As leaders worldwide discuss the importance of measuring ROI on data, compute, and talent, alongside balancing innovation with environmental and ethical considerations, NTLF 2024 will delve into how AI is revolutionizing industries, emphasizing the need for businesses to adapt to significant changes and adopt AI across various sectors swiftly. The forum will address the growing interaction between humans and machines, emphasizing the need for organizations to nurture qualities that define exceptional human leadership. Discussions will focus on how AI can be used as a tool to enhance, rather than control, human capabilities, addressing the ethical challenges and leadership roles in ethical AI practices and at the same time aim to reevaluate the skills needed in the GenAI era and strategies for building a resilient, future-ready workforce.

Sharing her views, Debjani Ghosh, President, nasscom, said, “2024 unfolds as the pivotal year where AI has transitioned from the initial phase of excitement to the ‘valley of reality’ with a focus on creating tangible human impact. Those who strategically embrace and integrate Generative AI early are likely to position themselves as frontrunners in this dynamic and evolving industry. At NTLF 2024, we aim to navigate this future with foresight and responsibility, ensuring that innovation serves humanity’s best interests and fosters a world where AI is recognized as an avenue for advancement rather than solely a source of risk.”

The two-day forum will mark presence of leaders from the Indian and global technology industry, C-level executives, AI experts  & analysts, including, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MoS, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, India, Mustafa Suleyman, Artificial Intelligence Thought Leader, Co-Founder, Inflection AI and DeepMind, Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman & MD, Cognizant India,  Sajid Ahmed, Head of Technology, Wells Fargo India & Philippines, Jean-Philippe Courtois, Executive Vice President, Microsoft, Mohit Joshi, Managing Director & CEO, Tech Mahindra, Andrew Ng, Founder, DeepLearning.AI, Abhishek Singh, Additional Secretary, MeitY, Bernard Marr, Futurist, Influencer, and Thought Leader, Heman Bekele, America’s Top Young Scientist 2023, Dr Athina Kanioura, EVP, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, PepsiCo, Nathalie Nahai, Author, The Web Psychologist Ltd, to name a few.

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About nasscom

nasscom represents the voice of the $245 billion technology industry in India with the vision to establish the nation as the world’s leading technology ecosystem. Boasting a diverse and influential community of over 3000 member companies our network spans the entire spectrum of the industry from DeepTech and AI start-ups to multinationals and from products to services, Global Capability Centres to Engineering firms. Guided by our vision, our strategic imperatives are to accelerate skilling at scale for future-ready talent, strengthen the innovation quotient across industry verticals, create new market opportunities – both international and domestic, drive policy advocacy to advance innovation and ease of doing business, and build the industry narrative with a focus on Trust, and Innovation. And, in everything we do, we will continue to champion the need for diversity and equal opportunity.