A MarketsandMarkets Podcast Series

Listen to the ground-breaking ideas, theories, and insights on upcoming disruptions with movers and shakers from all around the world!

We are living in the decade of disruption. The global pandemic has only accelerated the pace at which these disruptions are taking place. According to an estimate by MarketsandMarkets, ~$25Tn worth of existing revenue sources will vanish by 2030 and get replaced with new revenue sources. Therefore, businesses need to be well-equipped with actionable insights on how to navigate through the disruptive ecosystem smoothly.

Tune into #DisruptionDialogues, where Visionaries and Thought Leaders discuss upcoming disruptions that are sweeping across global businesses.


Hosted by:
Our Chief Mentor Pranjal Sharma,
Economic Analyst, Advisor and Author.


Pranjal Sharma

an economic Analyst, Advisor and Author whose expertise straddles technology, globalization, and media. Pranjal leads public discourse across world renowned platforms that include St. Gallen Symposium, Horasis Global Meeting, and the AIMA. He has also served as a member of the Global Agenda Council at the World Economic Forum (WEF) and as a regular speaker at Davos, organized by the WEF.

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Episode 1

Meet our Guest Speaker:

Marcelo D. Prado

Vice President Marketing and Strategy
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Marcelo is a CMO with deep expertise in Commercial, Marketing and Strategy, working for global B2B companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific, GE, and Accenture.

What does the COVID 19
pandemic mean for the

Labs of the Future?

January 13th, 2022

In this episode, Our Chief Mentor Pranjal Sharma, Economic Analyst, Advisor and Author, in conversation with Marcelo Prado, Vice President, Marketing and Strategy, Thermo Fisher Scientific as they talk about "Labs of the Future". The Podcast focuses on the future of labs in times of disruption, making it a business strategy more than an IT strategy. With the Innovation, Collaboration, and Technology converging, what does the COVID19 pandemic mean for the "Labs of the Future?

Episode 2

Meet our Guest Speaker:

Steven Carlini

Vice President of Innovation and Data Centre
Schneider Electric

Steven is One of the Future 100 - The Data Centre and Cloud Personalities to Watch in The Next Decade. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum 5G Programme - leader of Data Centre Infrastructure group.

Sustainability in Data Centres

February 2nd, 2022

What do you think the Future of the Data Centers will be like amidst the disruptive ecosystem? Tune into another interesting episode of #DisruptionDialogues #Podcast Series. Together with Pranjal Sharma, Economic Analyst, Advisor and Author and our next Guest Speaker, Steven Carlini, VP-Innovation & Data Centre, Schneider Electric, we will dig deeper into Sustainability in Data Centres.

Episode 3

Meet our Guest Speaker:

Giovanni Bertolino

Head of e-Mobility USA & Canada
Enel X

where he leads the team focused on growing the company's residential and commercial smart charging business. Previously, he served as Vice President of Business Development in North and Central America for Enel's Global Thermal Business Line.

Why Utilities Need to Care about EV Charging?

March 8th, 2022

With an electrified future down the road, utilities are in a unique position to fill the gap between the deployment of EV charging stations and mass EV adoption. There will be a huge acceleration in the adoption of EVs and investments at all levels. Catch our Chief Mentor and Host, Pranjal Sharma in conversation with Giovanni Bertolino, Head of e-Mobility, USA & Canada,Enel X , as they discuss why utilities need to care about EV charging.

Episode 4

Viviana Vitto

Head of Market Strategy and Regulatory Analysis
Enel Group

Viviana is a motivated professional with more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry. Presently Viviana is in charge as Head of Market Studies and Regulatory Analysis in the Global Infrastructure and Networks business line with Enel Group.

Digitization of Energy Grid

March 8th, 2022

The energy grid remains one of the greatest engineering wonders of the 20th century. With the energy grid going digital, how is it expected to disrupt various industries? And how will digitization play its role in ensuring that power grids keep up with demand? Join our Chief Mentor and Host, Pranjal Sharma, as he discusses "Digitization of Energy Grid" with Viviana Vitto, Head of Market Studies and Strategic Analysis, Enel Group - Global Infrastructure and Networks.

Episode 5

Corey Glickman

Partner, Head of Sustainability & Design (ESG)

Named among the top 100 influential designers of the decade, Corey leads the Sustainability, Smart Spaces, and Strategic Design Consulting Group Practices at Infosys. He has 40 years of experience in industry & consulting providing technology & business leadership experience in strategic design thinking and applied systems design.

The New Design for Circular Economy

May 25th, 2022

Can you imagine a world where there's no waste to be disposed of? This may sound far-fetched, but it doesn't have to be that way. What if we tell you that there's a new way to design products, services, and businesses that were beneficial for people, our planet, environment, and business? That's what Circular Economy promises - moving from traditional ways of producing goods to the one where materials, nutrients, and data can be continuously repurposed. In this podcast, our chief mentor and host, Pranjal Sharma, in conversation with Corey Glickman, Global Head, Sustainability and Design Consulting Services at Infosys, discusses the new design for the circular economy. Join now to find out how companies can manage this change and its impact.

Episode 6

Zubin Sarkar

VP & Head of Strategy, Business Development, Marketing, Siemens Commercial Vehicles

Leads global strategy, business development, marketing and sustainability for Siemens Commercial Vehicles. He has 10+ years of automotive & industrial goods experience having worked with leading consulting firms Roland Berger, The Boston Consulting Group and industrial conglomerate Siemens across Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North America .

Commercial Vehicles Electrification Roadmap

June 17th, 2022

The sustainability of the transport system depends largely on rapid decarbonization, which further can be achieved by drastically ramping up the use of electric vehicles, especially commercial vehicles, of which 15 % are expected to go electric by 2030. Join our Chief Mentor & Host, Pranjal Sharma , in conversation with Zubin Sarkar, Head of Strategy, Business Development & Marketing, Siemens Commercial Vehicles, discussing the electrification roadmap for commercial vehicles, the challenges being faced by automakers and OEMs, and how they can be tackled.

Episode 7

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Brian S. Williams

Americas Strategy & Innovation Leader

An entrepreneurial-oriented business leader who organizes and leads teams that develop new services and solutions to deliver revenue growth and profitability for professional services firms.

Future of Robotics Surgery

Jul 12th, 2022

As technologies evolve further, robots will function more autonomously, eventually performing certain procedure entirely on their own. The concept of robotics surgeries has been around for quite some time and has seen vast technological advancements. With more companies starting to leverage surgical robots with advanced technologies, do you think the robots are ready to take over the surgeries? Find out in this episode of #DisruptionDialogues Podcast Series, where our host, Pranjal Sharma , discusses the future of robotics surgeries and its ethical implications with our guest speaker, Brian S. Williams, Americas Strategy & Innovation Leader, Cognizant

Episode 8

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Anand Sengupta

VP Strategy & Joint Functions, Industrial Application Services
Siemens Energy

Anand is passionate about the power of people and technology coming together to drive climate action. In his current role, he is responsible for sustainable growth strategy for the services business in a transforming energy market.

Decarbonization in Energy Sector

Aug 3rd, 2022

The countries are in a race to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 to counter global warming and reverse climate change. And accelerating the energy transition with renewables mix could be the pathway to faster decarbonization in the energy sector. So, how can this be achieved while minimizing the carbon footprint? Find out in this episode of #DisruptionDialogues Podcast, where our host, Pranjal Sharma , and guest speaker, Anand Sengupta, Vice President, Strategy & Joint Functions, Industrial Application Services, Siemens Energy, discuss the need to decarbonize the energy sector and how it can be achieved.

Episode 9

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Aniket Patange

Head of Artificial Intelligence & Innovation

Aniket has a passion for energy sustainability, technology and innovation. He has evangelized & created new solutions and services portfolios, leading to new revenue streams.

Making Cities EV Ready

Aug 13th, 2022

#DisruptionDialogues is back with another interesting podcast on 'Making Cities EV Ready'. Tune in to your go-to podcast channels to listen to our guest speaker, Aniket Patange, Head of Artificial Intelligence & Innovation, Hitachi, as he talks to our host, Pranjal Sharma, about the best practices to prep our cities today for an EV-ready future.

Episode 10

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Vishwamitra Nandlall

VP Technology Strategy & Ecosystems
Dell Technologies

Vish Nandlall is an experienced CTO and a highly regarded telecom visionary. He previously served as CEO of the Elefante Group, a startup focused on changing the way the world connects. Prior to this, Vish was responsible for a multinational firm's technology vision and led the company's innovation strategy.

Importance of Edge AI in 5G

Sep 21th, 2022

"Operational technologies are the key to this business transformation, where they can automate things at scale. It's where many enterprises we have spoken to are excited about." - Vishwamitra Nandlall, Guest speaker #DisruptionDialouges Episode 10 The combined power of 5G and Edge AI will pave the path for new business models, innovation, and opportunities across all industries. Listen to this podcast as our host, Pranjal Sharma, and our guest speaker, Vish Nandlall, VP, Technology Strategy & Ecosystems, Dell Technologies, discuss the importance of edge AI in 5G and how and when to deploy the combination of these two very powerful engines.

Episode 11

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Markus Hartung

Vice President - Head of Global Commercial Processes & Region EMEA Catalysts
Evonik Operations GmbH

Markus Leads Global Commercial Process and Region EMEA of the Business Line Catalysts. Markus Have a background in chemistry, process engineering and holding a Master ixn Marketing, I want to contribute transforming the chemical industry towards greater sustainability and safe future for our kids

Making Chemicals Green

Nov 08th 2022

Green Chemicals will play an important role in making the world more sustainable and ensuring that we can hand over a great place to live to our kids! I believe that catalysts will play a key role in making chemicals greener and products more sustainable." ~ Markus Hartung

Green chemicals still have significant hurdles to overcome to reach their scale. So, how can we create a path to a more sustainable chemical industry? Now's the time to start developing it. Catch our host, Pranjal Sharma, in conversation with Markus Hartung, Vice President, Global Commercial Processes & Region EMEA, Evonik Operations GmbH, as they discuss how the chemicals are becoming better and greener

Episode 12

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Marisa Viveros,

VP, Strategy and Offerings
IBM Global Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment

Marisa is a vice president at IBM, leading strategy and solutions for the global telco industry. She is responsible for creating a portfolio of solutions to address the needs of clients as it relates to digital transformation, networks, optimizing core business functions and creating new services.

Securing Cloud Native & Communication System

Nov 15th 2022

Why should companies developing technologies build their software thinking about security from the ground up? Find out in our #DisruptionDialogues #Podcast , where our host, Pranjal Sharma, and Marisa Viveros, Vice President, IBM Global Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment, give us a comprehensive view of securing cloud-native communication systems.

Episode 13

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Tim Last,

Divisional President,
Atlas Copco

Tim Last leads the Specialty Rental Division of Atlas Copco, which is focused on providing specialized agile solutions to industry.

As a strong rentalist, Tim believes that providing innovative, variable and agile equipment solutions in place of fixed, long term assets, will enable industrial organizations to reduce carbon footprint without adding more cost to their process.

Utility-as-a-Service & Emerging Models for Sustainable Production

Nov 23th, 2022

The climate change threat has led to an increasing push for companies to adopt sustainable measures to manage utilities better. #DisruptionDialogues brings you yet another exciting podcast where our guest speaker, Tim Last, Divisional President, Atlas Copco, is in conversation with our host, Pranjal Sharma. This episode talks about Utility-as-a-Service & Emerging Models for Sustainable Production and why it is crucial for businesses and the corporate world.

Episode 14

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Vasanth Srinivas

Vice President - Healthcare & Life Sciences

Vasanth Srinivas is Technologist and Business Leader with expertise in Enterprise Digital and Business Transformation. Vasanth has over 28 years of experience In Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry in various senior Executive levels impacting business outcomes of fortune 500 organizations. His experience spans across blue chip organizations such as Cognizant, TCS and Atos

Integrated Deliveries with the Patient First Approach

Nov 29th, 2022

For better healthcare and improved patient experience, the #healthcareindustry needs a culture change to adopt a #patientsfirst approach. In the upcoming episode of #DisruptionDialogues #Podcast, our guest speaker, Vasanth Srinivas, Vice President, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Atos, is in conversation with our host, Pranjal Sharma, where they discuss how the patient-first approach is becoming a crucial factor in the design of integrated healthcare systems.

Episode 15

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Enrique Pastor

Global Sales Vice President, e-Mobility Division (Electric Vehicle Infrastructure)
Schneider Electric

Enrique's mission is to expand the eMobility business all over the world, contributing to creating net-zero transportation through clean and efficient E2E EV charging infrastructure solutions.

Impact of Growing EV Infrastructure on Buildings

Dec 6, 2022

EV adoption is a revolution, EV drivers prefer to charge the vehicle as soon as they stop! Listen to Enrique Pastor, Global Sales Vice President, e-Mobility Division (Electric Vehicle Infrastructure), Schneider Electric, as he talks with our host, Pranjal Sharma, to discuss the impact of growing EV Infrastructure on buildings.

Episode 16

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Thomas Herget

Head of silicon valley & China Innovation Hub

Thomas serves on several Merck boards, such as the Innovation Steering Committee, MBAP (Merck Bioethics Advisory Panel), and chairs the SCROC (Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee). He is a professor at Technical University Darmstadt, teaching novel technologies in pharma research and an advisor of several organizations, including his role on the Board of Directors at UCLA Technology Development Group and eWEAR at Stanford University.

AI in Cultured Meat

Dec 13th, 2022

The future of meat production is AI. AI in cultured meat can help solve the food crisis. Want to know how? Find out in this episode of #DisruptionDialogues Podcast where our guest speaker, Thomas Herget, Head of Silicon Valley & China Innovation Hubs, Merck Group, is in conversation with our host, Pranjal Sharma, as they talk about AI in Cultured Meat.

Episode 17

Meet our Guest Speaker :

Massimo Sanfilippo

Commercial Excellence Vice President
Baker Hughes Headquarters

Leads Commercial Excellence within the Strategy and Business Development corporate organization at Baker Hughes Massimo is passionate about the power of a structured approach to change management to accelerate business strategy.

In his current role he is responsible for aligning Baker Hughes commercial operating model to the dynamics of the energy technology industry in the net zero economy.

Enabling Business Transformations

Dec 13th, 2022

We're now live with the latest episode of the DisruptionDialogues Podcast. Hear our guest speaker, Massimo Sanfilippo, VP of Commercial Excellence, Strategy & Business Development, Baker Hughes, as he speaks to our host, Pranjal Sharma, on enabling business transformation and their application across different sectors.

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