HCL Technologies is a next-generation global technology company that helps enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age. Our technology products and services are built on four decades of innovation, with a world-renowned management philosophy, a strong culture of invention and risk-taking appetite, and a relentless focus on customer relationships. With over 187,000+ ‘Ideapreneurs’ across 50 countries, HCL delivers holistic services across industry verticals to leading enterprises, including 250 of the Fortune 500 and 650 of the Global 2000.


HCL is excited to host the HCL - PEGA Pathbreaker Hackathon 2022, an opportunity for the PEGA talent across the globe to participate and showcase their talent by building innovative business process automation solutions to support the enterprise's digital transformation road map. We highly encourage those unfamiliar with PEGA to also participate! 


About Hackathon

The sky is never the limit for innovation! HCL is excited to host the HCL- PEGA Pathbreaker Hackathon 2022, an open Hackathon wherein participants have the liberty to pick a theme of their choice from any of the domains, including but not limited to Retail, Consumer, Healthcare, Fintech, EdTech, to design solutions using Pega platform and technologies. 


Theme Considerations

  • Path Breaking / Sustainable / Disruptive / Radical innovations theme, the one that depicts the unique challenges faced by the industry today.
  • Must be fit for the industry


Technology Considerations

  • Must be Pega Platform Centric using Pega 8.x technology - The solution or the developed component or the application should be Pega Platform centric and implemented using Pega 8.x version.



  • Participants will have a time duration of 10 weeks, starting from Jan 17, 2022, to March 28, 2022.


Who can Participate

  • This Hackathon is open to all PEGA professionals and enthusiasts worldwide, who are passionate, creative, and aspire to contribute to the enterprise's digital transformation. 
  • The ones unfamiliar with PEGA are also encouraged to participate! 
  • All participants are required to envision, design, and build a working demo. Efficient and innovative solutions stand a chance of winning exciting prizes.
  • Individuals and teams of up to 10 developers can participate.


Entries must be:

  • Built using or integrated with Pega Platform
  • Should be implemented using the Pega 8.x version


Submissions must include the following artifacts:

  • Include a video (about 3 minutes) that demonstrates the following as a part of the submission:
    • Theme Overview
    • Design Walkthrough
    • Implementation and a Working Demo
  • Include a text description of the theme, highlighting the Problem Statement, Architecture & Design, and a detailed description of the project
  • Implemented code using Pega 8.x version

Hackathon Sponsors


$20,000 in prizes

First Place


Second Place


Third Place


First 100 Eligible Submissions (100)

HCL Printed Bag / Swag for the first 100 eligible submissions

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Vinutha Rao M.S.

Vinutha Rao M.S.
Senior Vice President - Digital Business, HCL Technologies

Scott Holz

Scott Holz
Global Director - Partner Delivery Services, PegaSystems

Muralikantha KV

Muralikantha KV
Vice President - Financial Services, HCL Technologies

Rahul Jha

Rahul Jha
Global Practice Director - Digital Business, HCL Technologies

Cameron Brown

Cameron Brown
Senior Industry Principal - Digital Business, HCL Technologies

Charu Sharma

Charu Sharma
Global Practice Director - Digital Business, HCL Technologies

Kapil Tyagi

Kapil Tyagi
Associate Vice President - Digital Business, HCL Technologies

Sid Mukunnan

Sid Mukunnan
Principal Engineer - Commonwealth Bank Australia

Judging Criteria

  • Theme and Impact
    Does the theme solve the unique industry needs? Does it fit the industry needs and how impactfull.
  • Design Approach
    Design thinking and approach.
  • Implementation
    How well the implementation is aligned with Theme/Problem Statement and Design. Features implemented.
  • Attention to Details
    Does the project include all the submission requirements?

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