• April 18th 2017
    MUMBAI • 3rd EDITION
    TAJ LANDS END HOTEL
  • Speakers details

    Archana Anand

    Digital & Business Head
    Ditto TV & ZDCL

    Archana Anand is currently the Business Head for DittoTV. She joined the company in July 2015 as the Head of Global Business Development for DittoTV. In February 2016, she took over as Business Head. She is responsible for the Strategy and P&L for DittoTV. Prior to Zee, she spent 8 years with OnMobile Global, a VAS services provider where she headed their Infotainment Product Vertical.

    Uday Sodhi

    EVP & Digital Head
    Sony Liv & Sony Entertainment

    Uday heads the Digital Business at Sony Pictures Networks’ (SPN) India (formerly Multi Screen Media Private Ltd). Uday joined the digital business of SPN in 2015. Before this, Uday was a founding CEO of HeadHonchos.com since its launch in October 2010. Uday has led the Marketing & Business Development teams of companies before moving into strategic general management roles. He brings to the table a deep & insightful understanding of the internet, honed at organizations including Rediff.com, Net4India and Balaji Telefilms.

    Manzur Rahman

    Country Head – Digital Services
    Robi Axiata Limited

    Manzur Rahman is the Country Director for Bangladesh at Axiata Digital Services in Malaysia. His portfolio includes Mobile Financial Services, E-Commerce, Digital Advertising, M2M and IOT solutions, App Stores, E-Education and Health Services. Manzur spent over a decade in the Mobile Telecom industry, working in various roles and capacities in Telenor as well as Axiata. Previously, Manzur has worked for the French Government in Bangladesh as Commercial Attaché and as a Software Engineer.

    Sidharth Iyer

    Lead Digital Strategist
    Redchillies VFX

    Currently with Redchillies.VFX, Sidharth is responsible for driving the entire digital marketing efforts for the studio in a way that leads to increased engagement for its services and growth in generating leads for newer businesses. Sidharth also chairs the advisory board of India International Animation and Cartoon Film Festival and is the Joint Secretary of Media & Entertainment Association of India.

    Shabir Momin

    MD & CTO
    Zenga TV

    Mr. Momin has held several positions before founding Zenga. He has been the Asia Head for a technology innovation company called Picsel Technologies (UK) and Sentac Inc. (USA). He has also been CEO Asia for I-Connect Inc., a U.S. based MNC. Mr. Momin is also the founder of Fun2shoot and has architected the technology of OneDigital Entertainment Pvt, India’s largest YouTube MCN. And recently he has launched OneAxcess, a product under Zenga.

    Gurpreet Singh

    Co-Founder & COO
    One Digital Entertainment 

    Gurpreet has worked with the leading companies such as Viacom 18, Hungama Mobile, du (Dubai) & UTV (Disney). He has played a key role in consulting to set up their entire content business during the time of their launch in UAE. Prior to ODE, he has been heading the Digital Business for Viacom 18 where has spreading the entire mobile business and online business development for the group channels MTV, Colors, VH1, Nick, Comedy Central and Motion Pictures.

    Sushant Sharma

    Head of Consulting Services APAC
    Accedo 

    Sushant heads Consulting Services in APAC for Accedo. Under this role, Sushant advises APAC’s leading Pay-TV Operators, Broadcasters and Media companies on OTT Service Strategy, Product road-mapping, Technology evaluation, Solution design and User engagement strategies. Prior to this, Sushant was Director of Business Development at Accedo, helping Asia’s leading Pay-TV Operators and broadcasters build and launch their OTT Services.

    Varun Mathur

    Co-Founder & Director
    Veqta 

    Varun Mathur is the Co-Founder and Director of VEQTA: India’s first OTT Platform dedicated to sports. Prior to his entrepreneurial venture, Varun Mathur has held leadership positions across some of the world’s biggest sports organisations including Nimbus (Neo Sports), IMG, Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and consulting firms: Tata Group and Accenture.

    Nikhil Naik

    VP Corporate Development & Strategy
    Vuclip 

    Nikhil is VP of Corporate Development & Strategy at Vuclip. He has over decade of experience in the digital entertainment industry. He was one of the first few hires at the company and played various roles in shaping company’s business. He was a business head for south Asia operations and then content head Asia & Africa. In his current role as corporate development lead, Nikhil focuses on growth partnerships in emerging markets.

    Naveen Kumar

    Head Sales & Market Development SAARC Nations
    Verimatrix 

    Naveen Kumar has worked in various roles and capacities spanning his 23 year career both as an entrepreneur and later moving to working for companies like Business India Television &  General Instrument-Motorola where he focused in bringing in E2E solutions for the Broadcast & Cable TV  industry. He subsequently moved on to focus primarily on the Pay TV industry by moving on to Irdeto, prior to joining Verimatrix.

    Himkar Pandey

    Head of Sales & Distribution
    Ooredoo Myanmar

    Himkar has over 19 years of experience in  Sales & Distribution with companies like Unilever, Bharti Airtel & Reliance Infocomm. He has been on the fore front of the telecom business as he started the Telecom journey with Bharti Airtel in 2002 . He has successfully managed the rollout of many telecom circles across India. He is currently Sales & Distribution Head with Ooredoo Myanmar.

    Charit Sharma

    Business Head Digital & Growth Projects
    Ping Network

    Charit is currently the Business Head – Growth Projects for Ping Network. He joined the company in May 2016. Prior to Ping Network, he has been part of Press play TV  OTT, Den Network and India Today. He was taking care of international distribution for OTT and connecting devices for live TV and Digital Magazines. He has over 10 years of experience in digital distribution and content acquisition on OTT, Cable, DTH platforms, WAP Marketing, You Tube channel management and channel acquisitions.

    Gaurav Gandhi

    Chief Operating Officer
    Viacom18 Digital Ventures

    Gaurav is the Chief Operating Officer of Viacom18 Digital Ventures – a newly formed division in the company to drive its consumer facing digital initiatives. Gaurav is currently setting up the company’s upcoming Over-the-top (OTT) Video platform in addition to carving out the overall digital strategy for Viacom18. Prior to this role, Gaurav was the Group Chief Operating officer of IndiaCast Media Distribution – a strategic joint venture between TV18 and Viacom18.

    V D Wadhwa

    Executive Director & CEO
    Siti Network Limited

    Mr. V D Wadhwa is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to joining SITI Cable, Mr. Wadhwa was with Timex Group India Limited where he was Managing Director & CEO for Business Operations in India and SAARC Countries. He has 30 years of General Management experience in Consumer life style and retail industry and largely credited with profitable turnaround of Timex operations in India and establishing retail operations in India and South Asian Countries.

    Ishraq Dhaly

    Head of Marketing
    Digi Jadoo Broadband Ltd

    Ishraq Dhaly leads the marketing activities and brand development strategies at Jadoo Digital. With over 15 years of experience managing brands such as Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, P&G, BRAC, Aarong, Nokia and Banglalink, he is an advertising industry veteran with a reputation for innovation.

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