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The National Association of Software and Services Companies () will be hosting its flagship Nasscom Technology and Leadership Forum () from 20th to 22nd February at Grand Hyatt in the city. This would mark the 27th edition of the event which was earlier known as Nasscom India Leadership Forum (NILF) and is now being rebranded as NTLF.

Recognized as India’s largest technology summit, the event will hold a myriad of roundtables, plenaries, curated sessions and bring together leaders from corporations across India and the globe. This year, NTLF has taken the cue from its immediate predecessor to lay emphasis on the theme #TheNext: Opportunity vs Reality. This will entail focusing on where our industry currently stands in terms of adoption of new technologies, the pace of adoption, the level of disruption and the real impact delivered.

The event will kickstart with a session from Marco Tempest, Creative Technologist, magicLab where he will demonstrate a combination of mixed reality, robotics and gestural sensing. Anant Maheshwari, Chairman, NTLF and President, Microsoft India who is also the Chair for NTLF this year will then formally announce the opening of the NTLF.

The three-day event will have stalwarts from the Indian and global technology industry, C-level executives and expert academics speaking at the event, representing leading companies including Infosys, Unilever, ABB Ltd., Accenture, Cipla Ltd., WPP plc, AT&T, KPMG, GSK, VMWare and Arizona University among many others.

This line-up includes speakers from different walks of life, Ravi Vishwanathan, Chief Marketing Officer, Tata Consultancy Services, Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever, Salil Parekh, CEO, Infosys, Ulrich Speisshofer, CEO, ABB Ltd., Shai Weiss, CEO, Virgin Atlantic, Vala Afshar, Chief Digital Evangelist, Salesforce Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director, Biocon Ltd, distinguished journalist, Thomas Friedman, acclaimed technology illusionist, Bask Iyer, Chief Information Officer, VMware & General Manager, Edge/IoT, Dell Technologies, and futurist Brian David Johnson, Arizona University among several other renowned dignitaries.

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