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Kiran M Shaw bags Infosys award

The Biocon India chief was selected for the 'Technology Change Award' for helping synergise efforts in business, technology and academia.

business Updated: Jan 07, 2006 18:59 IST

Biocon India chief Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and a South Korean social network service 'Cyworld' have been conferred the Wharton-Infosys Business Transformation Awards 2006, Asia Pacific, in the categories of "Technology Change Agent" and "Enterprise Business Transformation", respectively.

The WIBTA awards, instituted by Infosys and Wharton School five years ago, recognise visionaries and organisations that use technology in an innovative and creative manner to revolutionise their business.

Shaw, a leader in the Indian biotechnology industry, has been selected for the 'Technology Change Award' for helping synergise efforts in business, technology and academia to stimulate increased sector growth in India.

A special award was given this year to Ohmynews, a South Korean online citizen' reporting forum.

The awards were presented by Infosys Technologies Chief Mentor N R Narayana Murthy, Wharton School Dean Patrick Harker and CNET Networks Editor Esther Dyson.

This was the first time that these awards were presented in India.

First Published: Jan 07, 2006 17:14 IST