Mobile Communications and the Future of Digital Transformation in India

Thu November 11th 2021, 5:30 - 7:00pm
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US-Asia Technology Management center, Center for South Asia
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Mobile Communications and the Future of Digital Transformation in India

Join the US-Asia Technology Management Center for a session in our 2021 Autumn Seminar Series, Mobility: Asia Moves Forward in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Mobility embraces two major areas: the first is the ways in which people and goods move around (e.g. electric vehicles and related infrastructure) and the second includes the ways in which people use smart mobile devices and the enabling telecommunications and cloud infrastructures.

Join us as we welcome Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog and Mr. Gopal Vittal CEO, Airtel for a roundtable discussion co-moderated by Dr. Richard Dasher, Director US-Asia Technology Management Center and Dr. Amit Kapoor, Chair, Institute of Competitiveness India.  The session will start with how India has developed a remarkably advanced infrastructure for mobile communications, how this infrastructure is being used for applications such as mobile payments, education, tele-health, and other areas, and how such mobile approaches are causing digital transformation of industry in India.  Finally, our speakers will discuss challenges and paths forward for mobile communications in India and what lessons India can provide as a model for other economies regarding mobile communications.


- Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog

- Gopal Vittal, CEO, Airtel


- Dr. Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chair, Institute for Competitiveness, India

- Dr. Richard Dasher, Director, US-Asia Technology Management Center

This session is presented by the US-Asia Technology Management Center in cooperation with the Institute for Competitiveness, India and the Center for South Asia, Stanford University.

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The series begins September 23, 2021 and continues weekly until December 2, 2021. Seminars will be held online via Zoom only, Thursdays, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM, with informal networking following until approximately 7:30 PM (PST).  There will not be a session on November 4 & 25, 2021.

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