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India is a top global market offering many opportunities with 1.3 billion citizens, a rising middle class, and an economic growth rate of over 7 percent.

Dataquest is coming up with 30th edition ICT Business Awards & Conference. The aim of the conference is to focus on the government policy framework, enterprises focus, ICT market focus and the technology adoption with-respect-to the current market scenarios and their strategies towards the consumer market, B2B and B2C. The discussion will also focus on the India’s cybersecurity market, e-Commerce and digital payments, Healthcare IT, especially cloud-based solutions and remote diagnostics and telemedicine solutions, Emerging technologies like AI, Blockchain, Industrial automation including IoT and Industry 4.0.

Also, to highlight, Dataquest will be celebrating its 40 Years from December 2022 – November 2023. It will be mega celebration at the ICT Business Awards & Conference, where-in the industry leaders, visionaries, leading CXO’s will be sharing their valuable insights, their tech journey and their forecast for the India’s tech-led industry. They will also discuss how India will neutralize the much-touted recession; much hyped word coined by the capitalist world. They will showcase the world the ways and methods to control the recession.

Key Highlights

Full Day Conference & Awards
7 Sessions
3 Keynotes
4 Panel Discussions
Exclusive CXO Roundtables
Speaker’s Lounge
Networking Zone
30+ Speakers
200+ Attendees
500+ CXO’s to get influenced
Live Feedback & Survey

ICT Business Awards

It's been tradition at Dataquest, India’s leading technology media house in India to recognize the movers and shakers of the ICT industry. The Dataquest awards popularly known as the ICT Business Awards.

IT Person of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Award
Pathbreaker of the Year

30th edition ICT Business Awards

  • Reach out to the decision makers across ICT ecosystem
  • Amalgamate your brands with the Dataquest 40 years campaign and ICT Awards
  • Stellar line of Speakers & panellist
  • Network with the Policy makers, Industry leaders, academia’s, business influencers, start-up ecosystem all under one roof
  • Higher chances to increase the brand recall with 65,000+ newsletter subscribers and Dataquest enterprise reach
  • Higher audience engagements
  • Maximise your brand reach through ICT Awards and Dataquest 40 Years campaign Exclusive content
  • 360+ minutes of networking across full day conference
  • Higher Return on Investments
  • Easier access to data & insights
  • Choose the right fit sessions for your speaker
  • Live Awards ceremony [ 4 Jury Awards & 30+ Digital leader awards for CIOs]

Digital Leader Awards

  • Manufacturing
  • Education &
  • Logistics & Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Innovation
  • Tech Start-ups
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Enterprise Business Services
  • CSR
  • BFSI
  • IT/ITeS
  • Chemicals
  • Life Sciences
  • Green Energy
  • Mobile payments
  • Broadband
  • Engineering Services
  • Marketing
  • Business Process Innovation
  • FMCG
  • Automotive
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Utility & Power generation
  • Metal & Mining
  • Health-Tech
  • Industry 4.0
  • Media & Advertising
  • Security
  • Internet of Things

Past Winners

IT Person of the Year

Ajay Sawhney

former Secretary MeiTY

Pathbreaker of the Year

Falguni Nayar

CEO & FounderNykaa

Lifetime Achievement

Ashank Desai

Principal Founder and former Chairman Mastek Co Founder NASSCOM

AatmaNirbhar Bharat Champion

Sridhar Vembu

CMD and FounderZoho Corporation

Who Should attend?

  • Policy Makers/Tech decision makers from all government departments.
  • Owners, CEOs and COOs, key decision makers from all enterprises
  • CXOs across all industry verticals, Large to Mid enterprise
  • IT Heads, IT Influencers, IT Opinion makers
  • Start-ups, consultants, and Academia

Key Discussion Points

India as ICT Manufacturing hub
Digital India initiative
Internet of Things
Internet of Things
Monitoring of utilities
Infrastructure Challenges
Modern tech Used Cases
Green Energy
Internet Connectivity
Cloud Services Market
Supply Chain Management
Zero Carbon Emission
Govt. policy & framework
Artificial Intelligence
Digital payments
Smart Cities


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Past Speakers


Arun Seth

Co-founder, Mastek


Ajay Sawhney

former secy, MeiTY


Dr. R S Sharma



Anshu Prakash

Former Secy, Telecom


Ashank Desai

Co-founder, Mastek


Dr. Neeta Verma

Former Director General, National Informatics Centre


Sarbani Bhatia

Sr Vice President , IT, Dainik Jagran


Sameer Mathur

CEO, SM Consulting


Chander Shekhar Devra

CIO (Speciality Chemicals), SRF Ltd


Pankaj Vermani

Founder & CEO, Clovia


Triveni Rabindraraj

India Sales Head, Go To


Vinod Sharma

Managing Director, Deki Electronics Limited


Kamal Kashyap

Director & Country Manager - Storage Business Unit, Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Arun Karna

MD & CEO, AT&T Global Network Services India Pvt Ltd


Vinod Bhat

CIO, Vistara - TATA SIA Airlines Ltd.


Sharad Agarwal

CIO, JK Tyres & Industries


Irshad Saifi

CIO, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co


Nitin Kohli

Vice President and Head – Key Accounts, Spectra


Rahul Sharma

Regional Sales Director – North, Snowflake India


Mayank Jain

CEO, New Auto, CarDekho


Jasper Paul

Senior Product Manager, Site24x7


Ashok Gopinath

Managing Director Technology, Accenture in India


Prasanna Lohar

VP Technology (Digital, Innovation & Architectire), DCB Bank


Hari Om rai,

Chairman and Managing Director, Lava International


Sukanta De

Director, Sdela Consulting


Sanjay Chowdhry

CIO, Hamdard Wakf Laboratories


Anil Chopra

Sr. VP, Research & Consulting, CMR


Pradeep Gupta

Chairman, CyberMedia Group


Shubhendu Parth

Co-founder & Head – Content, Radius Think Tank


Sunil Rajguru

Editor, Dataquest, PCQuest, CiOL


byIbrahim Ahmad

Consulting Editor, CyberMedia