Hyderabad, India: The prestigious Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017 concluded successfully at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad on 1st December 2017. The awardwas organised to recognize and facilitate efforts made by IT organisations and personalitiestowards the development of their sector.Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qahtani, senior advisor to Saudi Aramco was the chief guest of the event.
Recognizing the contributions of an individual over the whole of a career, rather than or in addition to single contributions, Indywood IT Excellence Award – Lifetime Achievement awardwas bestowed upon Mr.V. Senthil Kumar, Co-Founder, Qube Cinema Technologies. Mr.SaiprasadAkkeneni, Director, Prasad Corporation Ltd was honoured with the Personality of the year awardfor his contributions towards the entertainment sector.
Indywood IT Excellence Awards for Entrepreneurs was bestowed upon individuals to recognize and celebrate their ideas, innovation and inspirationthat have made a huge impact onto their industry. The winners included Mr. Rahul Gedupudi, CEO, Kensium Solutions, Mr. Nagarajan, Founder & Managing Director, Winsols Studios Pvt Ltd, Mr. Dasaradha R Gude, Chairman & CEO, Invecas Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Niranjan Chintam, Executive Chairman, Kellton Tech Solutions Limited, Mr. Varun Chandran, CEO, Corporate360, Mr. Ashok Reddy, Founder & CEO, Landmark IT Solutions and Mr. Hari Bharadwaj, CEO & MD, MyIndMedtech Innovations Pvt Ltd.
Other category awards were also presented during the Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017. Award for Leader in Technology Innovation was presented to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Award for Technology Leader of the Yearwas bestowed upon Cisco Systems; Qube Cinema Technologies Pvt Ltdwas honoured with Global Cinema and Technology Innovationaward; Prasad Groupwas honored with Global Cinema and Technology Excellence Award; Tech Mahindra Ltdwas presented with Best Information technology Service provider of the yearaward; CA Technologies was named Leading Technology Service Provider; Most innovative IT all-rounder 2017 was given to Hexagon Capability Center India; Rashi Peripherals Pvt. Ltd.was recognised as Most Valued Distributor of the year; UL Cyber Parkwas presented with the award for Nation’s Fastest Growing IT SEZ Park; Our Own English High School was named Best CBSE School; Sharjah Indian School was adjudged as the Largest Indian community school in the Emirate; Gadgets 360 was honored as India’s Best media based Tech Information provider; Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2017for presented to Clockwork Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd; Award for Fastest growing Technology service provider 2017was bestowed upon InsideView Technologies India Pvt. Ltd; Dhanush Infotech Private Limitedwas bestowed withExcellence in Digitizing India Awards 2017, ATG Informatics India Pvt Ltdwas bestowed with Excellence in Innovative information technology Award andInntot Technologies Private Limitedwas presented Innovative Tech Start-up of the Year award.Excellence in Data management company of the year was awarded to PiLogIndia Private Limited; Award for Excellence in Web development and digital marketing was bestowed upon Inovies consulting private LimitedandTechnoware Solutions was named the Tech Start-up of the Year.
A panel discussion on ‘Contributions of IT industry towards transforming the entertainment sector’ was also conducted during the ceremony. The panel discussedpossibilities and the recent innovations made by the IT industry to uplift the entertainment sector and bring it at par with world standards. The session was moderated by Mr. V Rajanna, Vice President & Regional Head, Global Head-Technology Business Unit Head of TCS. Speakers at the session included Mr. Senthil Kumar, Co-Founder, Qube Cinema Technologies and Ms. Ranjana Narawane, Industry Capability Lead for Communication, media and technology at Accenture.
Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017 was organized as a part of Project Indywood, a US$10 Billion Project to be initiated by a consortium of 2000 Indian corporate and Multi-Millionaires.