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A look back at the Global Analyst Summit 2016

August 4, 2016

On July 13th, we invited analysts from around the world to join our annual Global Analyst Summit at Coworth Park in Ascot, UK.

The summit gave us an opportunity to connect with the analysts, and outline our strategy for the coming year.

Our CMO Julie Woods-Moss started the day with an immersive VR experience over breakfast.

CEO and Managing Director Vinod Kumar then formally opened the summit, introducing the theme of the day and giving an update on our activities over the past year.

Afterwards Genius Wong, President, Global Network, Cloud and Data Centre Services, explained how we’re enabling the platform economy through networks and the cloud.


Afterwards, Anthony Bartolo, President of Mobility & Collaboration, explained the potential of UCC.

Rounding off the morning, Chief Strategy Officer Tri Pham presented on Tata Communications’ internal culture of curiosity and innovation, as well as our strategic priorities.

After lunch, the programme continued with breakout sessions.

Sumeet Walia President, Global Enterprise Services, gave the summit an update on our enterprise customers, with help from Gagan Pabla from our partner Cisco.

Next up Genius Wong, who gave an update on the backbone of our business: the network.


Meanwhile, Rangu Salgame, Chief Executive Officer, Growth Ventures and Service Provider Group, explained the scale and depth of our service provider business.

Afterwards, there was an update on our UCC offering from Peter Quinlan, VP, Unified Communications and Collaboration Product Management.

In the first session following the afternoon coffee-break, Julie Woods-Moss illustrated the qualities needed to partner with next-generation companies with the help of musical accompaniment.

She ended her session with another VR experience.

At the same time, Brian Morris, VP and GM of Global Media & Entertainment Services, explained how our media ecosystem helps content owners and broadcasters get their content from viewfinder to viewer.

Srinivasan CR, VP, Global Product Management, Data Centre Services, then explained how we are helping enterprises drive digital transformation by enabling cloud adoption, as well as helping them to manage security threats.

In the penultimate breakout session, Anthony Bartolo explained how our network enables mobility around the world.

The final breakout session of the afternoon saw Chief Operations Officer John Hayduk discuss how we service our customers.

After a day full of interesting discussion and collaboration between all of the attendees, Vinod Kumar closed the summit by thanking everyone for their participation.

After the summit ended, there was relaxation, reflection about the events of the day, and positive feedback from everyone involved.

See you next year!