5th edition of the Pharma Innovation & Technology Summit and Pharma CIO awards 2016

Mumbai, December 8th, 2016

ExitoMedia Concepts Pvt. Ltd. recently conducted the 5th edition of the Pharma Innovation & Technology summit along with the Pharma CIO awards 2016 on 8th December at the JW Marriott in Juhu, Mumbai. The conference was a showcase of best practices and IT innovations implemented by the leaders of the Indian Pharma Inc. The one-day conference was a great platform to network and discuss the latest technology initiatives which was concluded with a gala award distribution recognizing India’s top IT leaders in the Pharma landscape.

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Senior leaders from companies of various sizes gathered to share best practices and specific approaches highlighting the innovations to fulfill the organizational requirements. “PITS 2016 was one of the most relevant industry events, with sessions that touched upon industry challenges and opportunities for technology to make a difference. Also, since it was well – attended by senior IT leaders of the industry it was a great platform to network” said Mr. MayurDanait, CIO ,Lupin Ltd.

“Excellent event & information platform, kindly share invite for all upcoming events.” Said MahendraSoni, Deputy Manager-Infotech, Watson Pharma Pvt.

“Excellent Venue, organized events, speakers are so well selected” – said Aniruddha Paul, Technical Sales Manager Dassault Systems.

While the industry leaders addressed the challenges and the solutionsin the regular IT landscape Mr. Sudarshan Jain, MD – Abbott healthcare Pvt. Ltd. revealed few in-depth insights on how Internet of Medical Things is striving hard to improve the patient care – a topic awaited by all and well received. Atanu Roy, CIO and SVP, Sun Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. left the crowd thinking about the convergence of technology and its impact on the Pharma Industry Ltd.

The industry awards came as a great motivation for the winners. A jury panel comprising of three dignitaries including Mr. RanjitShahani, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Novartis India Ltd,

Mr. SuneelAradhye, Ex-CIO, RPG Group and Essar Steel Business & Co-Founder and COO Ideas to Impacts and Dr. AjitDangi, President & CEO, Danssen Consulting & Chairman of the Board, Fulford India Ltd. awarded six IT leaders, the names are as follows –

Name Job Title Organization
Edsel Pereira Sr. Vice President Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited
Amit Kumar Rustagi VP  & Head – IT GVK Biosciences Pvt. Ltd
Jitendra Mishra VP – CIO Wanbury Limited
Viral Gandhi Group Chief Information Officer Piramal Enterprises Limited
Atanu Roy SVP & CIO Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
MayurDanait CIO Lupin Limited

Just before the awards ceremony, the final session was a panel discussion on the Policy and Regulatory Landscape and its impact on the Indian Pharma industry. The session uncovered the current market condition and insights, speculating the scale of the growth trajectory and how full potential of the industry could be achieved. The event saw attendance from top 100 companies from the Indian Pharmaceutical industry promising a deep reach in the market and among market leaders.

All in all, the event received a great response from the IT leaders and the Pharma Solution providers so much so that the organizers received close to 40% rebooking at the event closure itself.

About Exito –  Exito is a business solutions company which constructs tailor made solutions and content by designing a platform that would provide new business opportunities and business solutions to our

clients. Successfully organizing these B2B events from past 7 years, Exito conducts close to 100 events each year.

For more information, contact

Bhaskar Mani

Sr. Conference Producer
Exito Media Concepts Pvt. Ltd.
D: +91 9535066544
Email – Bhaskar@exito-e.com

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