Empowering Beyond Summit: Washington, DC 2017 Video Recap

July, 2017

Over 50 senior executives from major financial institutions, NGOs, and donor firms like the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Howard University and Freddie Mac attended Avasant’s invitation-only Washington, DC Empowering Beyond Summit. The summit’s theme “Shaping the Future of the Digital Economy” focused on how the next generation of digital services will drive new economic value and job growth in emerging economies.

The event was held on June 7th, 2017 at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. This thought leadership event was part of Avasant’s Empowering Beyond series, intended to be a forum for a broad spectrum of technology leaders around the world to examine technology trends, social impact, and opportunities for economic growth. The event was co-sponsored by Zensar Technologies.

A powerhouse group of thought leaders shared their insights and experiences.

Speakers Included:

Kevin S. Parikh, Global CEO, Avasant
Anupam Govil, Partner, Avasant
Nuria Simo, CIO, Inter-American Development Bank
Fabrizio Opertti, Chief of Trade & Investment, Inter-American Development Bank
Samia Melhem, Global Lead of Digital Development, World Bank
Nilkanth Avhad, Counsellor (Economic), Embassy of India
Louise McCarthy, CIO Transformation, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development