Bangalore, India – 31st January 2017: Blitz 2017, the annual tech fest by Happiest Minds Technologies, is all set for the grand finale on Feb 02, 2017, at Symbiosis Auditorium, Electronic City. All employees from various offices get together to present the best innovative ideas for the betterment of the company.

The event which began in the first week of January saw various activities like virtual hackathons, workshops, tech debates, quiz, whitepaper, and tech fiction-story writing competitions etc.

“The current generation’s consumption of technology 24/7, vis-à-vis how it was consumed even a decade back, has drastically changed. Today’s generation develops mobile apps at the age of eight, while their predecessors were busy amusing themselves trapped between a mouse and the keyboard. Happiest Minds attracts such young talents and hones their skills to go deeper in certain areas such as IoT, Big Data, Mobility, Cyber Security, etc. Blitz comes as a welcome break to celebrate next-gen technologies”, said Sridhar Mantha, CTO – Product Engineering Services at Happiest Minds.

The Grand Finale of Blitz on 02nd February 2017, will host various informative tech talks followed by prize distribution. In addition, a panel discussion on the topic “Has digital lived up to its promise?” will be held where eminent panelists including Sandesh C, COO, Chaipoint, Manjula Sridhar, Founder, Argbyte, Dinesh Goel, Head, ISG India among others will be participating. The panel will be moderated by Puneet Jetli, CEO, Digital Transformation and Enterprise Solutions, Happiest Minds.

Highlighting the need for IT companies to incorporate an innovative culture,  Mr. Sashi Kumar, CEO & MD, Happiest Minds says, “With Technology moving at a fast pace, innovation is no more a choice but a sheer necessity. The very foundation of Happiest Minds as a disruptive tech leader requires us to go beyond the call of the duty. ‘Blitz’, our annual tech fest event rightly addresses this, where our employees gets an opportunity to push the boundaries and generate new ideas. I am also happy that we are inviting industry leaders to provide their perspective”.

About Happiest Minds Technologies

Happiest Minds enables Digital Transformation for enterprises and technology providers by delivering seamless customer experience, business efficiency and actionable insights through an integrated set of disruptive technologies: big data analytics, internet of things, mobility, cloud, security, unified communications, etc. Happiest Minds offers domain centric solutions, IPs in IT Services, Product Engineering, Infrastructure Management and Security. These services have applicability across industry sectors such as retail, CPG, e-commerce, banking, insurance, hi-tech, engineering R&D, manufacturing, automotive and travel/transportation/hospitality. As a Mindful IT Company, the focus is on ‘Being Mindful’ and ‘Doing Mindful’ which involves perceiving immersively, processing non-judgmentally and performing empathetically. 60 minutes in a week is committed towards inculcating a mindful approach within the organization, using a select set of tools and techniques. Headquartered in Bangalore, India, Happiest Minds has operations in the US, UK, The Netherlands, Australia, Middle East and Turkey.

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