Speaker Bio

Partha Iyengar

Partha Iyengar

Distinguished VP Analyst
Partha Iyengar is VP and Gartner Fellow in Gartner's CEO Research team. He is also the Country Leader - Research, India. His research interests cover areas of strategic interest to CEOs and their direct reports, including digital business, digital business maturity assessments, customer experience, expectations of the CIO and IT organization, and globalization issues, including Global Insourced Centers (GICs).

Mr. Iyengar is a frequent and much sought-after speaker and presenter at numerous Gartner and external forums, as well as for various government organizations in India, China and other countries. He is extensively quoted in the local, national and international press; was interviewed on the U.S. CBS News show "60 Minutes"; was a panelist on a CNN International panel discussion on the future of IT; and also participated in the BBC panel discussion on IT in emerging markets. He is the co-author of a book published by Harvard Business School Press on India and China strategies, titled "IT and the East: How China and India Are Altering the Future of Technology and Innovation."

Mr. Iyengar served for three years as a nonexecutive director on the board of directors of State Bank of India, India's largest bank and one of the world's largest financial institutions.
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Wednesday, 29 November, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM IST
CIO Experience Leadership Exchange: Engaging Senior Executives on AI

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore how to explain generative AI to executives so they understand it deeply enough to make the right decisions. What is AI? What is it not? How does it help or hurt the enterprise? Join your peers for this unique opportunity to work together to share experiences, identify best practices and discover trends.

Wednesday, 29 November, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM IST
Board of Directors Survey 2024 — Return to Growth

This presentation will provide key insights for CIOs and executive leaders, drawn from the 2024 Gartner Board of Directors Survey. Post-pandemic, as boards have come closer to executive decision-making, it is even more important for executive leaders to understand and be aligned with board objectives and expectations.

Thursday, 30 November, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM IST
Signature Series: CEO Concerns 2024 — Implications and Actions for CIOs

CEO thinking is constantly challenged by events. Using our survey-based research, we assess the shifting priorities and changing views of CEOs looking forward to 2024. We explain the technology-related agenda impacts and how CIOs should respond.

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