Amit Srivastav discusses how India-based companies can scale to be global disruptors
New Delhi, February 17th, 2016 – Amit Srivastav, President of Technology Solutions at Infinite Computer Solutions, highlighted the potential of Indian entrepreneurship while speaking at the annual One Global Conference last week in New Delhi at The Imperial Hotel.
Amit was tapped to join a panel asking the question, “Can Indian Entrepreneurs Scale up to be Global Disruptors?”, moderated by Archana Jahagirdar, COO, Indian Angel Partners. Additional speakers on the panel included Ashok Trivedi, Managing Partner, SWAT Capital, Aashish Kalra, Chairman, Cambridge Technology Inc. and Vikram Chachra, CEO and MD, Eight Capital LLC. Amit discussed the different mindsets inhabited by entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley compared to India.
“India would benefit from adopting the Silicon Valley egalitarian attitude towards innovation where there is a focus on innovation utilizing an engineering mindset. The desire for introducing new ideas has to be stronger than the fear of failure. It is not an overnight fix, but rather a shift in attitude. Think outside the box, take risks and don’t settle for the middle of the road.” said Amit Srivastav. “India has so many opportunities within the country that small changes can have a huge impact. A local disruption in India will have a global impact due to the sheer size of the Indian marketplace.” headded.
As a company, Infinite is not new to the entrepreneurship scene in India. They have been involved with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) for over 20 years – a non-profit network of entrepreneurs who help foster entrepreneurship among young entrepreneurs in the area through education, mentorship, networking and curriculum.
Harjiv Singh, CEO and Founder of Salwan Media Ventures commended Amit on his contribution to this year’s conference. “One Globe is now in its’ fifth year, and this year’s selection of speakers was incredible, top among them was Amit Srivastav, President of IT Solutions at Infinite. Our focus this year was on ideas, issues and the overall impact of India’s government attempting to transform India, and we sought leaders like Amit, who we knew could speak to this trend, and were overwhelmed with the insights and conversations our speakers brought to the table.”
The event took place over two days, concluding on February 6th, 2016.
About One Globe Conference
The annual One Globe: Uniting Knowledge Communities Conference, organized by Salwan Media Ventures, brings together global thought leaders to discuss how we build a 21st century knowledge economy in India and South Asia. It is India’s leading conference exploring the intersection of technology, innovation, smart cities, skills, regional collaboration and education and their role in building a 21st century knowledge economy. Connect with us on our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn page. For more information on OneGlobe, Please click here
About Infinite Computer Solutions
Infinite Computer Solutions Ltd. provides technology solutions, next-gen mobility solutions and product engineering services, specializing in the Healthcare IT Solutions, Banking & Finance, Telecommunications & Technology and Media & Publishing industries, for Fortune 1000 companies. Their solutions build on proprietary industrial frameworks that significantly reduce work effort and cost while providing faster go-to-market speeds and nimble responses to market dynamics, a solution they call Platformization™. Infinite has over 6,000 employees and 8 global delivery centers globally.
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