Mumbai: The importance of technological advances in the manufacturing sector has never been more relevant to the modern times of today. Assisting several industries and businesses on the road to recovering, one has seen the emergence of advanced business processes giving them a new direction. Taking this very thought forward, two of Network18’s biggest power-houses moneycontrol and CNBC-TV18 came together to host a two-day virtual summit, ‘India Inc. On the Move’ powered by Rockwell Automation. This collaboration featured both players leverage their strengths– of being a leader in the business news sector with the other featuring its most-experienced anchors in the summit held on September 2nd -3rd, 2020. The summit witnessed several power-packed sessions featuring eminent personalities across sectors delve deep into its theme, ‘Getting the Indian manufacturing diaspora on global center stage’.
The event offered attendees an in-person experience in a virtual environment that gave them the opportunity to directly interact with top business leaders across industries, thereby creating a network of like-minded individuals and connecting themselves with other attendees across the globe. With the aim to help industries strengthen their manufacturing expertise by taking the next big step in their journey of digital transformation, the summit uncovered the growing impact of technology and its relevance on business improvement and emphasizes its role in charting new avenues and creating fresh opportunities to overcome unprecedented challenges.
The initiative saw the combined editorial prowess of both the platforms, as industry revered anchors Shereen Bhan, Sonia Shenoy amongst others lead the panel discussions in the summit. Adding immense value and perspective, these virtual sessions catered to a host of diverse sectors that included Life Sciences, chemical & heavy industries, Auto and FMCG sectors. Sharing first-hand experiences from their organizational point of view, the event witnessed veterans such as Scott Wooldridge, President APAC, of Rockwell Automation enlightened the audiences by presenting them a scope of growth for their businesses. In addition to this, other speakers like Dileep Mangsuli, CTO, of GE Healthcare, Mayank Singhal, CMD of PI Industries, Venkatesh Natarajan, CDO of Ashok Leyland, and many more, parsed valuable insights around digital transformation in the manufacturing space, the emergence of Big Data & AI in R&D, facilitating real-time worker assistance and virtual training and the advantages of implementing end-to-end automation.
With the aim to organize knowledge sharing and insightful sessions, Rockwell Automation, a global and thought leader in industrial automation and digital transformation has employed approximately 23,000 problem solvers dedicated to their customers in more than 100 countries, to empower businesses processes and has supported this initiative by bringing together expertise from various industries under one platform/roof.