InfotechLead Award 2017 Digital Transformation Project – Airtel

InfotechLead Award 2017 Digital Transformation Project – Airtel, a prominent IT news website targeting IT decisions makers and CIOs at enterprises, government, SMBs and start-ups, today announced InfotechLead Award 2017.

Airtel, a leading telecom operator in India, was selected as InfotechLead Award 2017 Digital Transformation Project.

As enterprises seek to leverage digital technologies to achieve business goals, they are faced with numerous roadblocks curtailing their path to innovation. However, for telecom companies in India, 2017 heralded a new era for digital transformation especially through innovations in digital money and analytics.

Airtel, the No.1 telco in India, was able to combine the company’s digital goals with the emerging market trends, which resulted in new growth opportunities for the company while also delivering improved services to customers. Airtel forged new partnerships with data specialists, cloud and IoT providers, as well as security companies to ensure that the company’s digital transformation journey aligns with key market trends and addresses the concerns from customers.

Winners of InfotechLead Award 2017 were selected after individual consultation with the following jury members, who assembled at a major IT event in India end of last year.

# V Ananthanarayan, CIO of Sundaram Finance
# Rupinder Goel, CIO of Tata Communications
# Sanjeev Kumar, head of tech and security at Diageo
# Shijo Joseph, CIO of East West Seed
# GT Venkateshar Rao, IT department at Telengana Government
# Narendra Babu, DGM – IT at Ashok Leyland

Kizhakedath Media Services Pvt. Ltd., the publishers of, had received hundreds of nominations during the selection process.

“The jury members evaluated the winners based on the company’s contribution to the IT department, business outcome, their growth and the growth of their enterprise and individual clients,” Baburajan Kizhakedath, editor of, said.