Introduction Video


We are in the midst of a digital tsunami. Digital technologies have progressed exponentially over the last decades and a tipping point has been reached. We are seeing new intelligent programs beat the best human experts in complex domains. We are witnessing the emergence of new digital leaders that are dominating multiple business sectors on the strength of their agile digital platforms/services and are threatening to eclipse traditional leaders. Further the pace of progress in digital technologies shows no signs of slowing down. All industries are susceptible to the forces of digital transformation and all executives are confronted by the dynamics of digital disruption. There will be significant new opportunities as the underlying forces of digital disruption and value creation are understood and leveraged. This will include opportunities for both transforming existing businesses and creating new startups. Success in this rapidly changing world will require both a solid understanding of digital products, services and business models and an inspirational leadership style to be bold, take risks and lead complex change.

Who Should Attend

PE,VC and Angel Investor who are looking to invest in Tech Companies
Leadership Team of Traditional Companies
Department Heads and Senior Management
Managing Directors and Board Members
Corporate Strategy Professionals
CEOs, CTOs, CIOsof Corporate and Startups

Key Programme Takeaways

  • Understand the need and potential impact of digital, and learn to adapt to this fast-changing environment
  • Consolidate a strong foundation in the current competitive market through a high level digital-led strategy
  • Explore emerging technologies like IoT, Blockchain, AI/ML
  • Use techniques to calculate risks and rewards of digital implementation in the changing industry landscape
  • Create strategic & operational plans across the value chain
  • Know how digitization can be done efficiently and inexpensively with real case examples
  • Get solutions for your business problems that are impacting your digital transformation strategy

Prof. Soumitra Dutta

Dean, Said School of Business | Oxford University

Soumitra Dutta brings a unique perspective on business and technology strategy in a global world. With a PhD in artificial intelligence and computer science from the University of California at Berkeley, Dutta brings a deep grounding in data sciences and advanced technologies. Having spent more than three decades of his career in leading business schools across the Atlantic (INSEAD and Cornell University) he has conducted extensive research in and consulted with leading global firms on building effective technology and innovation strategies. As the co-founder and founder respectively of two major global technology/innovation indices, the Network Readiness Index (published for 15 years by the World Economic Forum) and the Global Innovation Index (published for 10 years by the World Intellectual Property Organization), Dutta has worked with several governments on formulating national technology and innovation policies. Having served on the boards of major international corporations including Sodexo, Dassault Systemes and ZS Associates, he is at home dealing with strategic business issues at the highest levels. He also enjoys working with smaller startups (many started by his students) and he has co-founded two technology startups – Fisheye Analytics (a social media analytics firm that was sold to the WPP Communications Group in 2013) and Igesia (an Edutech firm started in 2019). He is deeply involved with non-profits and is on the boards of several global business schools including Centrum Catholica (Peru), HEC Montreal, University of Los Andes (Colombia), ESADE (Spain) and others. He has chaired the largest business school accrediting agency, AACSB and is currently the chair of GBSN (the Global Business School Network). He has been involved for more than a decade with the activities of the World Economic Forum and has served as the co-Chair of the Forum’s Global Future Council on Innovation Ecosystems. He is a powerful public speaker and brings a refreshing global perspective from his deep personal knowledge of Asia, Europe and the Americas. In 2017, he was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from his alma mater, the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.


  • Day 1

    2023 April 20

  • Day 2

    2023 April 21

Books authored by Soumitra Dutta


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