Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Capgemini today announced the 10th edition of Tech Fiesta, its nationwide technology event designed to showcase innovation and Intellectual Property (IP) in cutting-edge technologies of the future that provide business benefits to customers. Themed as “Intelligent Enterprise: Unlocking Newer Possibilities”, the 2018 edition of Tech Fiesta was inaugurated in Mumbai by Ashwin Yardi, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Capgemini in India and Group Head of Industrial Automation, in the presence of Michiel Boreel, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Sogeti, Capgemini’s technology and engineering services subsidiary, and other members from Capgemini’s leadership team in India, as well as Dr. Arvind Tilak, CEO of Ascent Intellimation.. Over 20,000 people from Capgemini’s ecosystem of employees, partners and customers are expected to attend Tech Fiesta 2018, between 11 and 18 June, across five cities in India.
Speaking on the occasion Ashwin Yardi, COO of Capgemini in India said, “Technologies such as big data, artificial intelligence, automation and machine learning are increasingly shaping business and industries as a whole. At Capgemini, we believe that effective innovation requires an outcome-oriented approach and discipline – we call it applied innovation. We have invested in a rich portfolio of innovative offerings, coupled with sector expertise and technology capabilities, to transform enterprises that are constantly looking to stay ahead of the curve. Tech Fiesta brings together our ecosystem of stakeholders, including customers, partners, start-ups, academia and employees, to explore our solutions and capabilities to unlock new possibilities for enterprises across the globe.”
Tech Fiesta is designed and driven by Capgemini’s Mumbai Applied Innovation Exchange (AIE), which is part of a global network of 12 AIEs that are at the heart of Capgemini’s Innovation services delivery. A global platform designed to enable enterprises to discover relevant innovations, the AIEs serve dual roles – as a hub for organizing Capgemini’s ecosystem of start-ups, accelerators, incubators, strategic technology and business partners, as well as a physical location and framework to engage clients in developing new innovations and adopting best practices.
With multiple formats of interactions such as showcase booths, panel discussions and technical learning sessions, the Tech Fiesta innovation event will see Capgemini present more than 25 solutions across the entire spectrum of future technologies. There will be five themed Experience Zones that bring Capgemini’s disruptive technologies to life through business cases and project stories, partnership stories and customer innovation success stories. They will cover:
IoT: The Connected Planet
Blockchain: Power of Transparency
Digital Customer Experience (DCX): Experience Next
AI / ML: Embedded Intelligence
Enterprise Transformation: Innovation @ Work
Tech Fiesta 2018 will take place at the following five Capgemini locations in India during June:
Mumbai June 11, 2018
Chennai June 12, 2018
Hyderabad June 14, 2018
Bangalore June 15, 2018
Pune June 18, 2018
 Capgemini’s Applied Innovation Exchanges (AIEs) provide a Group-wide capability and global market platform to engage internal and external innovation ecosystems to help clients discover, develop and deploy business and technology innovations for their most critical opportunities and challenges.