SANTA CLARA CONVENTION CENTER
MAY 4-5, 2018

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Imagination AI

JITENDRA KAVATHEKAR

Former Managing Director, Accenture Ventures - Open Innovation

MODERATOR, WORDS OF WISDOM

Jitendra Kavathekar leads Accenture Ventures - Open Innovation globally. As Managing Director, he leads a distributed entrepreneurial team across 10+ countries whose mission is to drive large transformations for clients by engaging market ready startups and innovators, and Accenture’s rapid development, design thinking, strategy, and consulting teams to deliver accelerated innovation at scale, across Retail, Health, Financial Services, Communications, Media, and Technology sectors. Accenture's Open Innovation is a systematic network, consisting of 25+ accelerator partnerships, top tier VC relationships in Silicon Valley and beyond, thousands of startups engaged globally, and funded projects with top universities professors, build to enable discovering and engaging innovations in key areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cyber Security, Dev/Ops and Modern IT systems, and other rapidly emerging technologies.