Indian School of Business to host Digital Summit on
March 11 & 12

Mumbai, March 2, 2016: The Indian School of Business (ISB) is hosting the fourth edition of ISB Digital Summit at its Hyderabad campus from 11-12 March 2016.  Top names from business fraternity, academics and technology across the globe will mark their presence as speakers in the summit.

The summit is being organized by the Srini Raju Centre for IT and the Networked Economy (SRITNE) at the ISB in association with Jigserv Digital, a popular digital marketing company, started by four Alumni from the Founding Class of ISB.

Since its inception three years ago, this annual event has attracted over a 1000 participants, eminent business leaders, industry experts and academia. The summit provides a platform to discuss the digital landscape which is changing at staggering pace. This year's conference will focus on four themes which include:

1. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
2. Big Data and Marketing Analytics
3. Platform Thinking and Value Creation in Sharing Economy
4. Mobile Commerce: Hyper Local Business Strategies enabled by Mobile Apps

The registrations are open and attendees can look forward to understanding the new trends in the digital domain and figure out effective ways of leveraging the digital medium for their businesses. There is also a workshop  that will be organized on 13th March.

Some of the prominent speakers at the conference include:

Jayesh Ranjan, IT Secretary, Telangana
Jay Krishnan, CEO, T-Hub
Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, ISB
Parag Dhol, MD, Inventus Capital Partners
Professor Deepa Mani, ED, SRITNE at ISB
Prof. Amit Mehra, University of Texas at Austin
Srikant Sunderrajan, Partner, Helion Ventures

Keeping a focus on the Tech Entrepreneurship and Startups, a popular new section "Startup Showcase" has been added in this edition of the summit. A selection of ten Startups doing cutting edge innovation in the Digital Domain will be showcased at the conference. The selected startup entrepreneurs will also get a chance to pitch and get feedback from a Panel of experienced VC's and Startup Mentors.

More details of the Conference and the Startup Showcase are available on the event site:

About the Indian School of Business (ISB)

The ISB was established in 2001 with an aspiration to put India on the global map of management education. Over the years, the ISB has successfully pioneered several new trends in management education in India, and has firmly established itself as a world-class management institution. In 2008, the ISB became the youngest institution to be ranked among the Top 20, in the Global B-school Rankings by the Financial Times, London, and since then has been ranked consistently among the top B-schools globally. Recently, the ISB earned the distinction of becoming the first South Asian B-school to receive the AACSB accreditation. Chartering its next phase of growth, the ISB flagged off its second campus at Mohali, Punjab in April 2012. Though located at Hyderabad and Mohali, the School will function as one entity with a seamless integration across both the campuses.

A strong pool of research-oriented resident and international faculty from reputed B-schools has been a key factor that helped the ISB to emerge as one of the leading B Schools with its cutting edge research and pedagogy. It has set up eight research centres serving as a bridge between the industry and the academia and carries forward its research agenda as well as promotes education in areas critical to India's development. The ISB offers its flagship one year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) besides the Post Graduate Programme in Management for Senior Executives (PGPMAX) and a bouquet of Executive Education Programmes that cater to top and middle management. The school also recently launched its Fellow Programme in Management (FPM). The school has over 4200+ PGP Alumni and 13,000+ Executive Education Alumni spread across over 25 countries making an impact on the business and society. For more information, visit


SRITNE is a multi-disciplinary research centre aimed at fostering rigorous and relevant ICT centric research, with focus on Management of IT and on the enabling-capabilities of IT for businesses, governments, and society. Research in these areas is aimed at leading to a better understanding of how ICT creates and can create value for business and society.

About Jigserv Digital: Established in 2008, Jigserv Digital is a company co-founded by four Alums from the Founding Class of ISB (Class of 2002). The company is focused on providing Digital Media and Marketing solutions to Enterprise customers. For more details, please visit .

For further information, please contact:
Mudita Srivastava             | Meghana Bangalore
Indian School of Business  
| Adfactors PR, Mumbai
+91 7838401133              
| +91 9819120245 |


Source: By E-mail (March 2, 2016)

Published on on March 3, 2016


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