Nandan Nilekani

Co-Founder and Chairman, Infosys Technologies Limited


Nandan Nilekani is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Infosys Technologies Limited. He was the Founding Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in the rank of a Cabinet Minister from 2009- 2014. Most recently, Nandan has co-founded and is the Chairman of EkStep, a not-for-profit effort to create a learner centric, technology based platform to improve basic literacy and numeracy for millions of children. Born in Bengaluru, Nilekani received his Bachelor’s degree from IIT, Bombay. Fortune Magazine conferred him with “Asia’s Businessman of the year 2003”. In 2005 he received the prestigious Joseph Schumpeter prize for innovative services in economy, economic sciences and politics .In 2006, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan. He was also named Businessman of the year by Forbes Asia. Time magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2006 & 2009. Foreign Policy magazine listed him as one of the Top 100 Global thinkers in 2010. He won The Economist Social & Economic Innovation Award for his leadership of India’s Unique Identification initiative (Aadhaar). In 2017, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from E & Y. CNBC- TV 18 conferred India Business leader award for outstanding contributor to the Indian Economy-2017 and he also received the 22nd Nikkei Asia Prize for Economic & Business Innovation 2017. Nandan Nilekani is the author of “Imagining India” and co- authored his second book with Viral Shah, “Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations”.


New Governance in the Age of Society 5.0 - the Changing Role of the Government


AI・IoTなどの新たなデジタル技術がビジネス構造を破壊・再構築する中、世界では国家によるガバナンスも破壊的イノベーションの岐路に立たされている。Society5.0時代における新たな政府役割や官民の関係性について、公共サービスや規制の新しいあり方、プラットフォーマーへの対応といった多様な側面から議論するとともに、こうしたイノベーション実現に必要な新しい公共財について、インドでガバナンス改革をもたらしているデジタル基盤"India Stack"の例も参考に、グローバルな観点から議論する。



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April 24, 2019 at 02:00PM - 03:00PM