25th Edition

Come 2017, it would be 25 glorious years since we staged NILF for the very first time, which has come to secure its place as our flagship event over decades of sustained delivery excellence. In the recent years, the change has been pivoted on digital, its multi-disciplinary impact on the industry, and how successful organisations have levered this to strike optimum balance. This edition – the twenty-fifth in the series – is themed on, Digital Inflection Point: Re-imagine not Re-engineer. The intent is to present rich case studies on how global and Indian companies are leveraging these shifts, and how the technology provider’s ecosystem can be a disruptive partner. The outcome will be two-fold: outline a call to action for participants, and leave them with actionable insights.

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Key Themes



Shaping the
business landscape

  • Everything as-a software

    Information revolution starts to impact and transform old economy

  • Exponentials take off

    Exponential technologies disrupting balance of power

  • End of two speed world

    Agile’s success and broadening footprint make two-speed IT irrelevant

  • Emerging markets

    Increased internet penetration offer big potential for digital growth

  • Erosion of borders

    Advancements in technology is shrinking the world and making borders irrelevant



disruptive trends

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Internet of things
  • Augmented reality
  • Big data & advanced analytics
  • Mobility



For IT/BPM sector

  • Being adaptive
  • Open innovation
  • Smart simplicity
  • Personalization
  • New business models



To make it real

  • Design thinking
  • Talent/ Culture
  • Ecosystems
  • Corporate venturing
  • Digital workspace



To dissolve

  • Security
  • Privacy
  • Digital trust
  • Societal impact
  • Productivity paradox



Sponsorship Opportunity

Over 50 companies partner with NASSCOM India Leadership forum, learn why...

Generate business opportunities via connects, roundtables and master classes

Set up meetings, discussions, and huddles on key themes

Great brand visibility, brand positioning, enhanced business connects and image

Brand awareness and recognition through NASSCOM website and marketing communication

Build thought leadership through blogs, articles and whitepapers

Connect with key decision makers through exclusive sessions

For partnership opportunities, please contact: Mukesh Rawat at +91 120 4990145 or mukesh@nasscom.in

We welcome you to
tech-cafe@ NILF

2017, the year our flagship event NILF turns 25! In recognition, we will offer this platform to 25 exhibitors who will showcase their products in the verticals mentioned below.
  • Day 0 Reimagine

    Watch lines blur between Reality and Fiction with 9 great technologies of the era on display

  • Day 1 Interconnected

    A sneak peek into the connected world of future, where things will talk to each other. Watch it happen with 8 high-end products on display

  • Day 2 Work & Play

    How will a world be dominated by wearables and other cool stuff? The 8 technologies being showcased will answer it for you.

Each exhibitor gets one entire day to associate the brand with cutting edge technology, connect with potential partners, investors, future hires, publishers, and other industry leaders.

Why Should You Participate?

  • We charge nothing! Yes! You read it right. All you need is an amazing product and the doors are open for you!
  • Showcase to an august audience of Global Leaders
  • Meet more than 1000 CXOs visiting the tech-cafe everyday
  • Connect with Potential Partners, Investors, Future Hires, Publishers, and Industry Leaders.

How To Apply?

Click here to apply. Last date to send in your application is 15th January.

For any additional information, you may reach out to Aastha Juneja at aastha@nasscom.in

Registrations 2017

For queries, please reach out to Ram Kumar at nilf@nasscom.in.

Special Offer * (till 15th Dec, 2016)

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Early Bird Fee (till 15th Dec, 2016)

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Regular Fee (till 10th Feb, 2017)

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onsite fee(after 10th Feb, 2017)

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10% Group Discount
(for 05 or more delegates)

Applicable for Early Bird & Regular Fee only

Please note: Registration Fee is exclusive of Service Tax, Swachh Bharat Cess & Krishi Kalyan Cess.

* Kindly note this offer is non-transferable, non-refundable and exclusively for NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2016 Participants.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. The last date for request for cancellation of your registration is 20th January 2017 with 75% refund. 25% of the fees would be withheld as processing fees at any given point of time. Substitutions are welcome till 10th February 2017.



Bandra Kurla Complex,
Off Western Express
Highway, Santacruz (East)
Mumbai, India, 400 055,

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Leadership Awards

The NASSCOM Global Leadership Awards (GLA) felicitate some of the most renowned names from the world of business and technology. The awards are presented to individuals for their role in building business excellence and technology leadership within their organizations, in the areas such as vision, excellence in IT usage, technology innovation, thought and business leadership.

Set up in 2005, these awards are given at a high profile awards evening organized in conjunction with the India Leadership Forum.

The awards evening in 2017 will take place on February 15, 2017.

Some of the Previous winners of Global Leadership Awards are:

  • Frank-Bisignano

    Frank Bisignano

    CEO, First Data

  • Thomas-Davenport

    Thomas Davenport

    President's Distinguished Professor of Information Technology & Management, Babson College

  • Stuart-McGugain

    Stuart McGugain

    CIO & VP, Johnson & Johnson

  • Jeroen-Tas

    Jeroen Tas

    CEO, Informatics Solutions, Philips

  • Vint-Cerf

    Vint Cerf

    Google (known as father of Internet)

  • Aditya-Ghosh

    Aditya Ghosh

    CEO, Indigo

  • Karanen-Terrell

    Karanen Terrell

    CIO, Walmart

  • Amitabh-Bachchan

    Amitabh Bachchan

    Indian Film Actor

  • Kumar-Mangalam

    Kumar Mangalam Birla

    Chairman, Aditya Birla Group

  • Raghuram-Rajan

    Raghuram Rajan


  • Prof-Amartya-Sen

    Prof Amartya Sen

    Indian Economist and Philosopher

  • John-Chambers

    John Chambers


  • Ratan-Tata

    Ratan Tata

    Interim Chairman of Tata Sons

  • Thomas-Friedman

    Thomas Friedman

    Columnist, New York Times

  • Ms-Carly-Fiorina

    Ms Carly Fiorina

    Former CEO, HP

  • Safra-Catz

    Safra Catz


  • Phil-Colman

    Phil Colman

    CIO, BAT Plc

  • Mohanbir-Sawhney

    Mohanbir Sawhney

    Kellogg’s University


NASSCOM event has been giving you a complete networking platform clubbed with multiple benefits. Please join us using the below appropriate badges as a part of your signatures/online properties

The 25th Edition

'Digital' has transcended from being sceptically viewed as a fad trend to being a glorified x-factor in business to, in fact, now becoming the success imperative – the unarguable phenomenon that must seamlessly reflect in your end-to-end value chain, all while it transforms that very value chain.

That, Digital is disruptive and is the way forward to achieve non-linear outcome-based growth is now well accepted, copiously documented and keenly adopted across industry verticals. However, most companies still struggle with the nuts and bolts, the tactical actions and underlying changes to successfully achieve digital at scale. This is increasingly the focus of CEOs and their leadership teams, including the boards.

NASSCOM India Leadership Forum (NILF), is the apex body’s flagship event which attracts 2000+ participants from far and wide to attend this global conference, which really is the melting pot of latest thoughts and thought leaders alike. For all those who have been following us, the last two editions have predominantly been about the “what” of this ubiquitous idea behind Digital. We believe, arguably, that next few years will be the inflection point for digital as it moves from being merely mainstream to becoming a fully scaled play. In such a scenario, success will be driven by going beyond piecemeal digital "wins" to making bold moves and more fundamental changes in how businesses are managed and goods and services are delivered. In order to help the leadership effectively address this massive shift, at the twenty-fifth year of the NILF, the intent is to build a stronger focus on the "how" aspect and essentially deliberate on "Re-imagining for Digital @ Scale". We will strive to really drill down to the elements to make Digital real for you and your organization.

During the 2-day event, global thought leaders, technology evangelists and industry veterans will not only deliberate on the Megatrends and disruptive Technologies but also define the Imperatives, expound on the Enablers and decode the Dilemmas through an optimal mix of plenaries, masterclasses, panel discussions and experience zones. Rest assured, there will be plenty for you to muse, reflect and absorb as we navigate through the following 25 themes:

As a participant, you are expected to walk away with pragmatic actions/ building blocks that you could meaningfully apply to deploy digital @ scale in your organization.