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Mass Technology Leadership Council
April 17, 2008 8:00am - 5:00pm


Boston, MA - Sheraton Boston Hotel

www: function.masstlc.org/programs_new/event_single.cfm?eventid=818

Event cost:

Members: $250

Non-Members: $350

Mass Technology Leadership Council
"China, India and Russia –
Our Partners in the New Global Economy"

April 17, 2008 - Sheraton Boston Hotel
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Corporate Sponsors:  IBM, PTC, Kronos

Mass Technology Leadership CouncilAn unprecedented presentation of three of the leading country markets in the new global economy, featuring public policy perspectives from high-level government leaders, operating insight from international company executives, and practical advice for companies interested in entering these markets. The conference will include networking opportunities with company representatives from China, India and Russia.


Morning Keynote:  Lawrence Summers, World-Class Economist and Expert on Globalization, who has served as US Secretary of the Treasury, Chief Economist of the World Bank, President of Harvard University

Plenary Session: International Government Executives from each of the three countries will give an overview of economic and investment policies. Dr Abhishek Singhvi, Member of Parliament and National Spokesperson for the Congress Party, India; Dmitry Milovantsev, Vice Minister of Information Technology and Communications, Russia

Plenary Session: International Technology Executives developing and/or running company operations will provide Insights, advice and success stories. Aron Ain, CEO of Kronos , Kronos China; Sarv Saravanan, VP and Managing Director of Operations, EMC India; Vijay Lund, VP of Operations Systems & Technology Group, IBM Russia

Luncheon Keynote:  Meredith Attwell Baker, (Acting) Assistant Secretary of Communications and Information, US Department of Commerce

Breakout Panel Workshop Sessions: Each partner association will host an interactive, country-focused, break-out to describe the market opportunities, highlight the benefits of doing business in each country, and provide best practices for companies considering global expansion and distributed development opportunities.

Closing Remarks: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (invited)

Networking Reception and International Company Expo to Follow

Program developed and organized in cooperation with
New England-Chinese Information and Networking Association (NECINA)
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE) – Boston Chapter
US-Russia Chamber of Commerce of New England (USRCCNE)

Mass Tech Sponsors
With Assistance from:  Russoft and the US-India Business Alliance


Afternoon Breakout Sessions (Concurrent)

I.  China
Moderator: Ian Hayes, President, Clarity Consulting, Global Trends and Opportunities in IT Services

  • Launching Business Operations in China – David Mitchell, Director of International Business Operations, Kronos
  • Legal Considerations – Lara McKenna, Senior Associate, K&L Gates
  • Chinese Vendor’s View on the Present & Future of Chinese Outsourcing Industry
    o Sizing the China Opportunities – Walter Fang, VP, Global Marketing & Business Development, Neusoft Co. Ltd
    o Evolving Software Services Industry in China – Sophia Wang, VP of Marketing and Corporate Business Development, BeyondSoft Group


II.  India
Moderator: Vanita Shastri, Ph.D. Executive Director, TIE- Boston

  • Launching Business Operations in India: Shan Nair, President & Co-Founder, Nair & Company
  • Legal Issues and Risks in India: Gaytri Kachroo, Esq, Burns & Levinson LLP
  • Indian Vendor’s View on the Present & Future of Outsourcing to India:  Russell Boekenkroeger, EVP and Head of US Operations, Patni Computer Systems Ltd.

III.  Russia
Moderator:  Daniel Satinsky, US Russia Chamber of Commerce of New England

  • Foreign Vendor Perspective on Sales of Software into the Russian Market – Natalya Romanova, Symantec/Altiris Russia
  • Russian Systems Integrator/Reseller Perspective on Sales of Imported Software – Boris Konovalov, CEO of Energy Consulting/Integration
  • Practical Advantages of Cooperation with Russian Companies for Software Development - Richard Golub, CEO of GGA Software Services
  • Russian Human Resources in Science and Mathematics – Alexis Sukharev, President, Auriga


International Companies Attending & Participating in the Expo

I. China

  • Beyondsoft – Beijing
  • China Sourcing Alliance
  • CleNet Technologies – Beijing
  • Hundsun global Services – Hangzhou
  • Neusoft Group – Shenyang

II. India

III. Russia

  • Artezio
  • Auriga
  • EPAM
  • Exigen Services
  • GGA Software Services
  • Luxoft


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