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12 Dec 2017

IDC Announces The ICONIC Winners In India At Insights Awards 2017

BANGALORE, 12th DECEMBER 2017 -IDC India announced the winners of the fourth edition of IDC Insights Awards 2017 held on Friday 8th December 2017 at the Taj Airport in Bangalore. Hailed as the most coveted Technology awards for business and IT leaders, the IDC Insights Awards recognize and celebrate initiatives displaying true innovation and ingenuity in technology use to drive business and customer value.

Eight organizations across India were hailed as the I.C.O.N.I.C. Superheroes across the verticals of BFSI, Conglomerate and Energy, Health & Lifesciences, Government & PSU, Retail/eTail & Services, Telecom & Technology, Media and Manufacturing & Logistics.

Here is a short description of the winning entries of our 2017 IDC ICONIC Awardees:

  • Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd. represented by Chief Information and Innovation Officer - Mr. Ekhlaque Bari won for Excellence in Omni Experience in the BFSI Vertical
  • L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited, represented by Head IT - Mr. M. Sivasubramanian won for Excellence in Operations in Conglomerate & Energy
  • Max Healthcare, represented by CIO - Mr. Sumit Puri won for Excellence in Revenue Generation in Health & Lifesciences
  • Economic Research Unit, represented by CIO - Mr. Sunil Gupta won for Excellence in Operations in Government & PSU
  • TATA SIA Airlines Limited, represented by Chief Information & Innovation Officer - Mr. Ravinder Pal Singh won for Excellence in Operations in Retail/ E-tail and Services
  • Intelenet Global Services, represented by CIO - Mr. Rajendra Deshpande won for Excellence in Operations in Telecom & Technology
  • Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd, represented by CIO - Mr. Rajeev Batra won for Excellence in Operations in Media category
  • Escorts Ltd., represented by Group CIO - Mr. Vipin Kumar won for Excellence in Operations in Manufacturing & Logistics

Shalil Gupta, Associate Vice President – Insights and Consulting, IDC South Asia said, “I am very pleased to see the kind of projects submitted for this year's ICONIC Insights Awards with a large majority working in the ambit of digital transformation focused on 3rd platform. These are extremely encouraging signs for the times to come. I would like to heartily congratulate all the ICONIC Superheroes as they have made substantial impact to the business. I wish them continued success in their future endeavors.”

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