Temps de lecture: 2 minutes

Tuesday, 22nd September 2020 : 4.00 PM to 5.30 PM (CEST) / 7.30 PM to 9.00 PM (IST) 


Business France India, with the support of the French Embassy and in partnership with Invest India, offers you a CEO Talk about Franco-Indian collaborations post COVID19 in the digital world. The recent announcements of massive GAFA investments in India, and the new regional Tech situation, encourage us to update you on the new challenges offered by the Indian market in this new term 2020. 


How is Indian Tech preparing for the post-Covid-19 Era ?  (30min)

Moderator: Mr. Eric FAJOLE, Trade commissioner – Business France India

• Introduction by HE Mr. Emmanuel LENAIN, Ambassador of France in India

• Opening remarks by Hon’ble Mr. Cédric O, French Minister of State for Digital Transition and Electronic Communications

• The new Tech strategy of the Indian government by Hon’ble Prof. Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister of India

• How the Indian strategy can be a game changer of the Tech world by Mr. John Chambers, Ambassador of « La French Tech », ex-CEO – Cisco, Founder – JC2 Ventures


What are the opportunities for new cooperation between France and India?  (60 min)

Moderator: Mr. Saurabh Mishra, Partner – McKinsey & Company

Keynote: Mr. Yannick Bolloré, Chairman, Supervisory Board, Vivendi and CEO, HAVAS Group

  • Tech opportunities in India by McKinsey – Key takeaways from the report on post-Covid opportunities in India
    “ India’s Turning point: An economic agenda to spur growth and jobs “: Ms. Anu Madgavkar, Author of the report & Partner – McKinsey & Company


  • Experiences of French and Indian companies and their vision of the latest Indian strategic developments :
    • Mr. K.R Sanjiv, CTO – Wipro
    • Mr. Nourdine Bihmane, CEO, ATOS Growing Markets Region
    • Mr Clifton Menezes., Chairman IFCCI Technology committee & Head of Group portfolio Capgemini India
    • Mr. Neeraj Roy, CEO – Hungama Digital Media Entertainment
    • Mr. Christophe Mariette, Commercial Director & Chairman – Lyra Network

Conclusion by Mr. Sumeet Anand, President – Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry

⇒ To participate to the webinar, please register here : https://www2.businessfrance.fr/l/591721/2020-09-08/w5bckm