HCL to Explore Technology-Powered Future of Digital Enterprises at the World Economic Forum 2020
Davos, Switzerland and Noida, India – January 21, 2020 – HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced its participation in the upcoming World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos For the second consecutive year, as part of its HCL 2030 platform, the company will host a series of thought leadership discussions, meetings and networking receptions at its pavilion throughout the three-day event.
Building upon their successful partnership at WEF in 2019, HCL and Fast Company will facilitate discussions on the convergence of technology innovation, human ingenuity, and critical thinking. HCL’s Davos Dialogues will see business leaders discuss the future of digital innovations related to the demographic, societal and technological trends shaping today’s interdependent, complex world.
The program schedule includes powerful sessions – including “CEOs: Disrupt Thyself,” “Banking Without Borders: Shaping an Open Financial Ecosystem,” “Defining Moments of Technology by 2030,” and “Building Trust: Reinventing Culture in a Digital World” – that will feature executives from the most innovative global organizations.
The HCL Pavilion will also showcase the engineering, product innovation and technology aspects of Digital Enterprise 4.0, demonstrating how these building blocks shape the future of new age business models, with practical application today. The Tech Showcase Zone will display game-changing solutions in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Automation, Blockchain, IoT, Quantum Computing and Consumer-Engagement technologies, in sectors such as financial services, retail, healthcare, transportation, and farming.
“As a Strategic Partner of the World Economic Forum, HCL is proud to collaborate with global leaders to develop innovative solutions to help solve emerging challenges for businesses and society at large,” said C. Vijayakumar, President & CEO, HCL Technologies. “HCL’s mission is to power individuals and digital enterprises with breakthrough technology to create a cohesive and sustainable future. We look forward to working with the global ecosystem in Davos to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems, by making tomorrow’s technology a reality today.”
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About Fast Company
Fast Company is the only media brand fully dedicated to the vital intersection of business, innovation, and design, engaging the most influential leaders, companies and thinkers toward the future. Since 2011, Fast Company has received some of the most prestigious editorial and design accolades, including the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) National Magazine Award for “Magazine Of The Year,” Adweek’s Hot List for “Hottest Business Publication,” and six gold medals and 10 silver medals from the Society of Publication Designers. The editor-in-chief is Stephanie Mehta and the publisher is Amanda Smith. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, along with our sister publication Inc., and can be found online at www.fastcompany.com.
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies (HCL) empowers global enterprises with technology for the next decade today. HCL’s Mode 1-2-3 strategy, through its deep-domain industry expertise, customer-centricity and entrepreneurial culture of ideapreneurship™ enables businesses to transform into next-gen enterprises.
HCL offers its services and products through three business units - IT and Business Services (ITBS), Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) and Products & Platforms (P&P). ITBS enables global enterprises to transform their businesses through offerings in areas of Applications, Infrastructure, Digital Process Operations and next generational digital transformation solutions. ERS offers engineering services and solutions in all aspects of product development and platform engineering. Under P&P, HCL provides modernized software products to global clients for their technology and industry-specific requirements. Through its cutting-edge co-innovation labs, global delivery capabilities and broad global network, HCL delivers holistic services in various industry verticals, categorized under Financial Services, Manufacturing, Technology & Services, Telecom & Media, Retail & CPG, Life Sciences & Healthcare and Public Services.
As a leading global technology company, HCL takes pride in its diversity, social responsibility, sustainability and education initiatives. As of 12 months ended December 31, 2019, HCL has a consolidated revenue of US$ 9.7 billion and its 149,000 ideapreneurs operate out of 45 countries. For more information, visit www.hcltech.com
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