Slush, Europe's top startup event, brings together the leading actors of the global tech scene to Helsinki; it connects startups and tech talent with top-tier international investors, executives, and media. TCS creates a special "TCS Slush Experience 2016" by bringing together select emerging tech companies, TCS innovators and customers.
Here is an overview of the program
1. Welcome: TCS in Europe by Anil Joshi, Country Head , Finland, TCS Europe
Anil will, citing relevant examples, show how TCS is working with European customers in their Innovation Journeys. He will paint some of the possibilities of leveraging a partner as a force multiplier.
2. Keynote: It’s Time to Open Up by Shashi Bhushan, Chief Innovation Evangelist, TCS
In his keynote, Shashi succinctly delineates what the world of innovation and creativity for enterprises looks like today and how the modern enterprise needs to be designed based on values of openness and collaboration to survive.
3. The Next 100 Years of Our Life by Dr. Rajgopal Srinivasan, Chief Scientist, TCS
Genetics, modern medicine, new diagnostic techniques are all raising the life expectancy of a human being. However, increasing life expectancy puts tremendous pressures on nature, the economy and society. Dr. Raj will on one hand explain through examples what modern medicine is starting to look like and on the other hand provide examples of how enterprises are starting to deal with increased life expectancy through programs such as assisted living.
4. The Self Driving Enterprise by Ashok Krish, Leader Workplace Reimagination, TCS
Will the enterprise experience Uberification? Will there be an enterprise Siri sorting all the mundane chores while employees focus on tasks of importance? What role will AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, VR, AR have in the modern enterprise when we look through the lens of how work will take place.
5. The TCS SLUSH Pitching Dens
Spend 2 hours with some of the most interesting startups participating in SLUSH, that are trying to either create disruptive technology for the enterprise or have taken it upon themselves to disrupt the enterprise. You will be divided into 3 groups and make your way to the dens. TCS has carefully chosen 6-8 startups per group which are of direct relevance to you. Cheer them, critic them, judge them. You along with your group will pick one startup that will be one of the 3 declared winners of the TCS SLUSH Experience 2016.