OUR PARTNERS

PRESENTING SPONSOR

As the Experience Company powered by the Intelligent Enterprise, SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: 77% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP® system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises. SAP helps give people and organizations deep business insight and fosters collaboration that helps them stay ahead of their competition. We simplify technology for companies so they can consume our software the way they want – without disruption. Our end-to-end suite of applications and services enables more than 437,000 business and public customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and make a difference. With a global network of customers, partners, employees, and thought leaders, SAP helps the world run better and improve people’s lives.  For more information, visit www.sap.com.

Started in 1996, SAP India is one of the fastest growing companies within SAP worldwide. SAP is the technology partner of choice for over 10,000 customers across the Indian subcontinent, out of which 8,750 customers are SMEs. SAP’s vast network of partners in India creates the ideal environment for its customer’s growth. Built on a strong foundation of mutual support and collaboration, the partner ecosystem provides unparalleled value for customers every need. The partner ecosystem has more than 600 partners across various solutions, verticals and geographies.

Globally SAP’s second largest R&D center is located in India. SAP Labs India, located in Bangalore, Gurgaon, Mumbai and Pune is a fast growing center in  SAP’s global network of 20 Labs in 17 countries, SAP Labs India since its inception as a delivery center in 1998, is today, an innovation center, making significant contribution to SAP  flagship products such as SAP HANA, the platform for next generation applications and analytics.

SAP labs India hosts the SAP Startup Studio, a 100-seat accelerator program for early and growth stage startups. Set up in 2016, it currently incubates 10 startups and over the last two batches, Startup Studio has accelerated 24 startups. It is SAP’s first in-houses startup accelerator program to incubate startups and nurture their growth.

The SAP Leonardo Center and SAP Co-Innovation Lab (COIL) is located within the SAP Labs India facility. SAP Leonardo Center is a part of the global network of connected, physical locations that are the go-to places for digital inspiration and co-innovation. The center offers businesses access to SAP’s deep industry knowledge and leading technology capabilities across 25 industries, applied in a live technology delivery environment. It also enables businesses to experience innovation through customized visits, design-thinking and co-innovation sessions. COIL provides a platform for our ecosystem to develop innovative solutions on SAP Technologies and applications and augments SAP’s strategic intent to co-innovate with partners and customers.

SAP Labs India is #1 in Great Place to Work® Institute list of India’s Best Companies to Work for in 2018 and 2019.

KNOWLEDGE PARTNER

Bain & Company is the management consulting firm that the world’s business leaders come to when they want results. Bain advises clients on strategy, operations, IT, organisation, private equity, digital transformation and strategy and mergers and acquisition, developing practical insights that clients act on and transferring skills that make change stick. The firm aligns its incentives with clients by linking its fees to their results. Bain clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1.

Founded in 1973, Bain has 58 offices in 37 countries, and its deep expertise and client roster cross every industry and economic sector. In India, Bain has served clients since 1995 and formally opened consulting offices in 2006 in Gurgaon, near New Delhi, in 2009 in Mumbai and in 2015 in Bengaluru. Bain’s consulting practice in India has worked with clients in sectors including industrial goods and services, healthcare, technology, consumer products and retail, private equity, infrastructure, telecom, automotive, financial services and agriculture. Its project experience includes growth strategy, mergers and acquisitions/due diligence, post-merger integration, organisational redesign, full potential, market entry, performance improvement and change management. Bain’s robust analytic toolkit and fact-based approach enables it to deliver innovative and pragmatic strategies that create value. Many clients are Indian promoter-led companies, and a number have returned for further work, given our results record of accomplishment.

In India, we recently launched the Bain Innovation Exchange (BIE), a global community of change makers, entrepreneurs, futurists, venture capitalists and innovation experts that push the boundaries of innovation for Bain India’s corporate clients. Globally, we also offer BothBrain® Innovation, which helps build a culture of teamwork so that you can tap into both sides of the brains in your company and foster innovation in new products, processes and services. We invented BothBrain® Innovation based on our decades of proprietary research on the achievements of highly successful paired leaders with complementary skills. We have deep experience in assessing innovation performance and identifying solutions to foster ongoing innovation and employ multiple tools and approaches to ignite, capture and catalyze sparks of ingenuity.

Bain India is also home to the Bain Capability Network (BCN). The BCN started in India in 2004 and has since grown to a broader umbrella, with nodes across North America, EMEA and APAC. The BCN supports Bain case teams across the globe to develop results‐driven strategies, including critical industry analysis and competitive benchmarking.

Bitnami