Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital Age

Hosted by

  • Government of Telangana
WCIT India 2018

The Olympics of the Global ICT Industry

First held in 1978 by WITSA (World Information Technology & Services Alliance), the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) has become the premier international ICT forum. Bringing together over 2,500 visionaries, captains of industry, government leaders and academics from more than 80 countries.The 22nd edition of WCIT will be staged in India for the first time. Moving from Brazil to Taiwan to India.

The Tech Mecca of the East

The India Leadership Forum is NASSCOM's flagship platform which is a melting pot for ideas, innovation, strategy, business and the future. 3 days of talks, showcase, networking, connects create an immersive experience for delegate that combines Business + Technology + Leadership. The 26th edition of ILF in 2018 is a limited edition and will host the WCIT 2018, creating an unparalleled experience for the delegates. The Government of Telangana is the state partner for both the events.

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Government of Telangana

“ We are delighted to partner with NASSCOM and WITSA to host two premier global technology events - WCIT and NILF at Hyderabad. Telangana is the hub for the technology and services sector in India and offers world class infrastructure, skilled talent, presence of all global and Indian MNCs and proactive government. I look forward to welcoming you to at the Limited edition of NILF & WCIT 2018!”

Hon. K. T. Rama Rao
Cabinet Minister for IT E&C, Government of Telangana

Amplify Digital Disprupting The Core

Digitization has pervaded the heart of businesses, though the level of penetration is varied across industry verticals. Now embedded in the core of businesses, this is a disruption of an altogether different level. The event will focus on its many facets, including opportunities, challenges and pave the onward journey.

Key Themes

  • Bracing for impact

    Bracing for impact

    (Big shifts/ discontinuities impacting the business environment)

    • Disruptive Tech - AI, VR, Blockchain, IoT, Data
    • Glocalization - Boundaries in a flat world
    • Digital First - Citizens and consumers
    • The 4th Industrial Revolution
    • Bracing for impact

      Bracing for impact

    • Digitize the core

      Digitize the core

    Digitize the core

    Digitize the core

    (Embracing digital in the "heart of business)

    • Embedding "new tech across the core:
      Operations & processes
      Go to market
    • Teaming - aggressively partners for IP, assets and expertise
    • Teeing up talent - re-skill/ skill-up
    • Digital Workspace
    • Accelerate

      Firm of the Future (FoF)


    Firm of the Future (FoF)

    (Traits/ attributes of a firm that will thrive in the future)

    • Digitally immersed CEO - Leading with clarity and Conviction
    • Design to Disrupt
    • Agility in decision-making
    • Simplicity as the DNA
    • Emerging Imperatives

      Emerging Imperatives

    Emerging Imperatives

    Emerging Imperatives

    (Evolving threats / challenges and required guardrails)

    • Digital Economy and Regulation
    • Jobs in the age of intelligent automation
    • Securing data as threats rapidly mutate
    • Privacy dilemma in a world of Data explosion
    • The new organisation

      Collaborate to Disrupt

    The new organisation

    Collaborate to Disrupt

    (Disrupt boundaries across countries and businesses )

    • Open Innovation
    • Moon shot solutions- can digital scale for social Impact
    • Circular Economy

Our Evangelists

  • C.P Gurnani

    C.P Gurnani

    Tech Mahindra
  • B.V.R Mohan Reddy

    B.V.R Mohan Reddy

  • Rekha Menon

    Rekha M. Menon

    Chairman & Senior Managing Director,
    Accenture in India
  • Jayesh Ranjan

    Jayesh Ranjan

    Govt. of Telangana
  • Jim Poisant

    Jim Poisant

  • Suman Reddy Eadunuri

    Suman Reddy Eadunuri

  • Keshav Murugesh

    Keshav Murugesh

    WNS Global Services
  • Dilipkumar Khandelwal

    Dilipkumar Khandelwal

  • Saurabh Srivastav

    Saurabh Srivastav

    Former NASSCOM Chairman

Past Speakers

  • Michael Dell

    Michael Dell


  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates


  • John Chambers

    John Chambers


  • Larry Ellison

    Larry Ellison


  • Mukesh Ambani

    Mukesh Ambani

    Reliance Group

  • Ginni Rometty

    Ginni Rometty


Stay ahead with a unique partnership... WCIT and NILF

  • Enrich yourself with 50+ content rich sessions delivered by 200+ global thought leaders
  • Explore new technologies; start-up demos; unconference formats and something new lined-up everyday
  • Experience an entirely seamless digital conference spread over three days
  • Engage in conversations that go beyond just the conference. More than 1000+ minutes of networking time
  • Enjoy...It's not all work at the limited edition! We promise to keep you entertained with an unparalleled experience at our social evenings and awards nights!

Showcase @ WCIT - NILF 2018

Amplify Digital: Do you have a disruptive solution that you wish to showcase?

The Showcase is the place where you experience the future, get real life experiences and understand business use cases of digital disruption. Each day, select companies will showcase their solutions on a disruptive theme to the 2000+ global leaders present at the event.

Day 1:

Consuming AI

Showcase how your AI solution is changing technology adoption and creating a new paradign

Day 2:

Digital Disruptors

Showcase solutions across Fintech, Edutech, Healthtech that are disrupting established incumbents

Day 3:

Hyper connected Devices

Showcase IOT solutions that are changing the way we work and live

We are offering this space to select few companies for free!! All you need is an amazing product and the doors are open for you!

So Why Wait! Apply Now. Last date to send in your entries is 30th November 2017.

Our Sponsors

Digital Banking Partner

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Global Leadership Awards

Badge & Lanyard

Media Lounge


Welcome to the city of culture, cuisine and change

Hyderabad International Convention Centre
Novotel & HICC Complex (Near HITEC City) P.O Bag 1101 Cyberabad Post Office Hyderabad - 500 081 India

+ 91 (40) 6613 4422

+91 9966024009

+ 91 (40) 6613 4322


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