The convergence of factors such as the emergence of disruptive digital technologies, a vibrant start-up ecosystem, a maturing leadership base and a skilled digital talent pool has made it possible for the Indian technology ecosystem to become a beacon of innovation and growth. In the last five years mobility, cloud, sharing economy, electric vehicles have all become mainstream. Businesses are also betting big on AI/ML, IoT, AR/VR by investing heavily in these areas.
India’s role as an innovation hub is undeniable. Latent X factors such as an adaptive and diverse culture, easy access to Asian markets, a data-rich economy, a highly collaborative ecosystem, the India Stack, nano markets etc., are all fueling its growth narrative. To spearhead this next wave of growth in the technology ecosystem, India GCoEs need intrapreneurial leaders who are not just visionaries and pioneers, but are global influencers and possess the ability to identify new areas of value.
Zinnov Awards is the recognition of these innovators, connectors, and mavens who have made significant contributions in driving India towards becoming the epicenter of global innovation.
This category is a company-wide award for the R&D & IT Organizations, that will recognize those companies who have rapidly evolved from being a pure play cost center to a value center. This category of award will be assessed on the nature and type of transformation, the drivers, the key milestones, and metrics achieved and the key outcomes – technology, business, topline, bottom-line generated. The award will assess initiatives that have been incepted and shown results in the last 3 years (2017-2018 onwards).
This category is a company-wide award to recognize GCoEs that are focused on value creation from the India center and have made concerted efforts across five key areas: Organization Charter, Culture, Internal Programs & Processes, External Linkages and Innovation Metrics. The assessment criteria will focus on how conducive the environment is for innovation and will also measure the pervasiveness.
This is an organization-wide award that will assess the BCP readiness of GCoEs in dealing with various disruptors and the specific role played by them in mitigating the impact of COVID-19. Assessment criteria include structure of assessment frameworks, efficacy of existing protocols, impact assessment for India as well as impact on the global organization and mitigation of challenges.
This category is a company-wide award to recognize organizations that have established programs and are the gold standards for Inclusion and Diversity in India. The assessment criteria focuses on 4 major drivers of Inclusion, namely, People, People Processes, Operational Enablement and Ecosystem Engagements. This assessment criteria will gauge the inclusive culture and approach promoted within the organization and the measures taken to address the larger socio-economic challenges of I&D.
This is an organization-wide award to recognize those GCoEs that are focused on creating a culture to develop and nurture Intrapreneurial Leaders from the India center and have made concerted efforts to drive a strong leadership philosophy with allied programs to identify and develop leaders to deliver key business outcomes.
An organization-wide award that recognizes GCoEs that have an impeccable site operations team that forms the backbone of any company. The assessment is based on understanding the five key Site Operations functions: Infrastructure, Corporate Services, Legal, Procurement & Sustainability and will also focus on the cohesive functioning of these to support the larger organization charter.
This category is an individual contributor award for felicitating women leaders in India global centers who have created large scale impact through their business, leadership and/or technology expertise. These women leaders have excelled at mentoring upcoming talent and serve as an inspiration for the industry for excellence in work. The category evaluates excellence shown across the dimensions of individual, organizational and ecosystem development.
This category is an individual contributor award that recognizes those individuals who are technology stalwarts and have served by example and inspired individuals both within their organization and beyond to follow a technical career path. This year, we will also recognize individuals who have created a significant impact in the technologies of Artificial Intelligence/Big Data Analytics and Intelligent Automation.
Vmware Software India Private Limited
Broadridge Financial Solutions (India) Private Limited
Citrix India R&D Private Limited
SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
McAfee Software (India) Private Limited
Micron Technology Operations India LLP
Ericsson India Global Services private Limited
Texas Instruments (India) Private Limited
NetApp India Private Limited
Continental Automotive Components (India) Private Limited
Hewlett-Packard (India) Software Ops Private Limited
FIS Solutions India Private Limited
NextGen Healthcare India Private Limited
EFI India Private Limited
Pitney Bowes India R&D Centre
Whirlpool of India Limited (GTEC)
United Technologies Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.
Societe Generale Global Solution Centre Private Limited
Akamai Technologies India Private Limited
Thyssenkrupp India Private Limited
Eaton Technologies Private Limited
Qualcomm India Private Limited
Ciena Communications India Private Limited
Elektrobit India Private Limited
GlobalFoundries Engineering Private Limited
Eli Lilly Services India Private Limited
Synchronoss Technologies Inc.
Schneider Electric Private Limited
Scientific Games India Private Limited
Stryker Global Technology Centre Private Limited
Walmart Global Technology Services India Private Limited
BMC Software Inida Private Limited
Panasonic India Private Limited
SAS Research and Devlopment (India) Private Limited
Amadeus Software Labs India Private Limited
Monotype Solutions India Private Limited
Thermo Fisher Scientific India Private Limited
Exxon Mobil Services & Technology Private Limited
Finastra Software Solutions (India)
Baxter Innovation and Business Solutions Private Limited
Applied Materials India Private Limited
Uber Technologies Inc