Watch the full video (above) of the special talk on ‘Leading Digital Transformation and Innovation’, featuring Prof. Soumitra Dutta and Prof. Ambuj Sagar as part of the ‘Metamorphoses-Talking Technology’ series. This talk analysed how digital technology has enabled a more widespread start-up culture with reference to India and the US; its impact on public goods like health, education and micro-finance; the viable business models in this space; and digital technology as an enabling and empowering instrument for women.
Prof Soumitra Dutta is Professor of Management at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and Chair of Board of Directors Global Business School Network (GBSN), Washington DC. Prof Ambuj Sagar is the Vipula and Mahesh Chaturvedi Professor of Policy Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Opening remarks were delivered by Air Marshal (Retd.) Naresh Verma, Director, India International Centre.
Metamorphoses is a modest effort to try and bridge the gap between digital technologies, which are transforming our lives, and our understanding of their multiple dimensions. The series is a joint initiative between NITI Aayog (the Government of India’s think tank), Indian International Centre (IIC) and Centre for Policy Research (CPR).