Digital - The New Global Business Paradigm

A journey - from a start-up to the publically-traded global company!

An excellent opportunity for Nagpuris to understand how they can increase their business by manifolds. Know about the role technology plays' in building a business, opportunities in digital market and THE Digital World! Join the talk to hear the success story of Persistent Systems from its maker himself!

Date: 25th August, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Mimosa, Chitnavis Centre, Besides Hislop College, Civil Lines, Nagpur

GNS 2015 Secretariat: +91 7722 032 414 OR
drop an email with the details: Your name, designation, organization and phone number

About the Speaker

Dr Anand Deshpande
Founder, Chairman and Managing Director
Persistent Systems

A true technology visionary, Dr Anand's strengths lie in identifying and investing in next-generation technologies early on and encouraging entrepreneurship. Dr Anand has been the driving force in growing Persistent from start-up to the publically-traded global company. He is responsible for the overall leadership, strategy, and management of the company

Dr Anand has been recognized for his technology and business leadership as well as his contributions to public welfare. His recent awards include the CSI Fellowship Award for outstanding achievement in the field of Information Technology, the Career Achievement Award from the School of Informatics at Indiana University, Bloomington and the IIT Kharagpur Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Active in various professional and charitable organizations, Anand has served as a member of the Executive Committee of NASSCOM Executive Council, and has served as President of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) India, President of SEAP (Software Exporters' Association of Pune), and Chairman of the Pune Chapter of CSI (Computer Society of India). He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, the Dean's Advisory Council of the School of Informatics of Indiana University and the Executive Committee of MCCIA (Maratha Chamber of Commerce Industries & Agriculture). Anand is currently co-chairing the VLDB 2016 (Very Large Data Bases) conference. With the vision of creating a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in India, he is the founding member of iSPIRT, India's first product think tank.

TOPIC: Indo - China Relationship and Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Mainland China

An excellent opportunity for budding as well as established entrepreneurs and students who are exploring opportunities to go overseas, specially entering the Chinese Territory. Join the talk to know how life is beyond borders, the secret of successfully building a local community and leaving the mark!

Date: 27th July, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 5:30 pm onwards
Venue: VIA Hall

Participation fee: Free
RSVP: +91 772 2032414, 0712 - 2561 211 OR

About the Speaker

Mr Amit V. Waikar
Indian Association (IA) Shanghai

Based out of Shanghai, Amit is a regional leader in flavors, fragrances, food and beverage ingredients. He has +15 years experience in Sales, Business Development, Market Setup and Account Management and has served customers/key accounts in Europe, Indian subcontinent, South Asia, China and Australia - New Zealand.

He was elected as President of Indian Association (IA) Shanghai on the 13th of May 2012, with a motto to bring a sense of strong participative leadership and collaborative efforts. Indian Association (IA) Shanghai was established in 1997 with the goal to create a platform where ideas are exchanged, events are organized, charity work carried out and seminars being conducted for & by the Indian community residing in Shanghai.

Igniting local minds with global sparks!

Dear Nagpuris,

Season's Greetings!

Nagpur First and TiE Nagpur are happy to announce the second Global Leadership Talk for 2015.

You are cordially invited to attend and engage with the distinguished speaker and your peers to benefit from the same.

Doing Well and Doing Good - Entrepreneurship in IT, Health and Social Change

Want to be an entrepreneur? Well, its a good news for you then!

An open house for entrepreneurs to know about Entrepreneurship in IT, Healthcare sector and understand how one can make money and do good for society together!!

Block your calendar today to know about how Entrepreneurship in IT, Healthcare and Social Cause.

About the Speaker

Suresh is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in multiple startup ventures in the Information Technology and Healthcare Sectors. Currently he is engaged in bringing the Quality Dialysis treatments to Indian Patients by setting up world class facilities that focuses on longevity of life for kidney patient. Quality Dialysis Centre - Vivo Kidney Care have currently 3 dialysis centres operating at Nagpur, Akola and Bhandara.

Suresh was the CEO of Think Systems which developed a Demand Planning Tool for the Fortune 500 Companies and was instrumental in getting i2 Technologies to acquire the Indian Corporation due to its Technological competence. He was also the Founder Board Member of HCCO-Health Certification and Compliance Organization a national non-profit association to bring the best practices in testing and certification processes to health care industry. Suresh was a member of NASSCOM Executive Council from 1994 to 1996.

Igniting local minds with global sparks!

Dear Nagpuris,

Season's Greetings!

Nagpur First along with its partners is happy to announce the first Global Leadership Talk for 2015.

You are cordially invited to attend and engage with the distinguished speaker and your peers to benefit from the same.

The Visual Web - Utilizing Big Data to solve real world challenges

Grab the opportunity to explore the know-hows of building a Smart Social System

An excellent opportunity to explore the concepts and techniques of multimedia which can lead utilization of big data for using resources efficiently, effectively, and promptly and building a Smart Social System. Join the Talk by an accomplished serial entrepreneur and scientist from University of California, Irvine.

The event will be useful for entrepreneurs, IT professionals and business owners, academicians, technology enthusiasts and students.

About the Speaker

Dr. Ramesh Jain is an entrepreneur, researcher, and educator.

He is a Donald Bren Professor in Information & Computer Sciences at University of California, Irvine where he is doing research in Event Web and experiential computing. Earlier he served on faculty of Georgia Tech, University of California at San Diego, The university of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Wayne State University, and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He is a Fellow of ACM, IEEE, AAAI, IAPR, and SPIE. His current research interests are in processing massive number of geo-spatial heterogeneous data streams for building Smart Social System. He is the recipient of several awards including the ACM SIGMM Technical Achievement Award 2010.

Ramesh co-founded several companies, managed them in initial stages, and then turned them over to professional management.These companies include PRAJA, Virage, and ImageWare. Currently he is involved in Stikco and SnapViz. He has also been advisor to several other companies including some of the largest companies in media and search space. He is an alumni of VNIT, Nagpur.