Sanjay Bhutani

Senior Vice President & Head of Datacenter Business | Adani Enterprise

Sanjay is a management professional with 28 years of experience in various fields like IT/ Telecom, Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Cloud and Data Center Build, Vendor Management, Customer Service, Business Processes and many others.

Expertise:

Ideating the Vision and Mission of companies by adding a sense of purpose to their operations.

Planning, blueprinting and profitable execution of Data center, Telecom & IT projects, SMEs and Cloud Business.

Proficiency in dealing with big data and analytics

Large data center build & Operations, Business Planning and Investor Process.

Built strong networking relations with OTTs, Global Telecom Operators in key international markets to enhance global presence.

Lead large Network Roll out projects with successful environment management.

A visionary, leader, team player and a responsible citizen with a keen sense of purpose in the global arena.

 

 

Yury Drabkin

EcoStruxure Digital Transformation International Leader | Schneider Electric

Yury is working in the Data Center industry from 2003. Since that time, Yury has implemented dozens of projects: from design, construction and Uptime Institute data center certifications to optimization, building digital twins, operational processes digitalization and implementation of new business models for customers in various segments.

Last few years Yury focused on supporting digital transformation and implementation new business approaches in Asia, Oceania, South America, Middle East & Africa and CIS.

This helped Yury to raise his competencies to the international level and gain tremendous worldwide experience.

 

 

Abhinivesh Jain

Distinguished member of Technical Staff | Wipro

Abhinivesh Jain is Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Wipro. He is currently working as 5G-Edge Practice Engineering Lead. He in an author, blogger and frequent speaker in various industry forums. He is an active member and contributor in LF( Linux foundation) Edge project called Akraino. He has expertise in Edge stack design, implementation, Edge Use case implementation, Edge data center design, Cloud and datacenter transformation.

Ankesh Kumar

General Manager - Marketing | Schneider Electric

Ankesh is a seasoned Management Professional with more than 16 years of experience in Technology-based Leading Global Corporations on various leadership roles in Marketing Communication, Channel Marketing, Product Management, E-Commerce, Strategy & Planning functions for Physical Infrastructure and Security & Fire Industry

He has successfully led Product Management across a variety of Products & Services line ranging from Commodity-Based, Integrated Solution, to Software and Service Offerings. Handled end-to-end PLCM including Budgeting, Sourcing (In-House Manufacturing, ODM/OEM), Cost Improvement, Price Management, GoTo Market Strategy,  Business Forecasting, and Product Launch in key High Growth Markets of Asian and African countries

He is experienced in handling complex Business Transition & Product Integration through Global Acquisitions

 

 

Manish Shangari

Executive Director | AECOM

An IIT alumnus, Manish is a keen Technical Architect and Strategic Business Leader with global reach having 20+ years of rich experience in Design, Consulting, Engineering and Program/Project Management of Digital, Critical Infrastructure and Smart Sustainable Build Environments.

His experience covers sectors like Hi-Tech, Data Center, Power & Energy, Logistics; Integrated Transit based Commerical Developments , Future ready Corporate offices, Life sciences, Research Facilities, Smart Hospitality and Advance Manufacturing Faciliites.

He has worked across Europe, USA, Middle East, Asia Pacific and India, leading complex and cross functional global Integrated teams/services to win and deliver stakeholders expectations around accommodative humane ecosystem.

With balanced skills around CAPEX/OPEX optimization, stakeholder management and corporate strategy blended to hands on technical knowledge , he has been able to build and manage 500+ people teams. He has managed successful turnarounds and transitions both in linear and matrix structure organisations.

He is always looking at practical application of blending human capital, technology and lean process like Digital, BIM, IOT, Artificial Intelligence, performance led Generative Design, Manufacturing for Buildings, Digital Project Engineering & Construction Management, Smart Asset Control on projects for improved productivity in sustainable environment respecting ROI.

He has been champion of Design led Digital Integrated Delivery and DFMA ( Design for Manufacturing and Assembly) to build and manage smartly.

Prior to joining AECOM, Manish has learnt from and shared his insights with global mindset organizations like Siemens AG, Laing O’ Rourke and EY (Ernst and Young).

He was founding partner and CEO of a Successful Digital Engineering Startup prior to joining AECOM.

Wong Ka Vin

Managing Director | DC1st

Ka Vin brings with him over 30 years of Executive Management and leadership roles in the ICT industry. He is the Founder and Managing Director of DC1st Pte Ltd, a Singapore company established in 2017.

Prior to establishing DC1st, Ka Vin served as the MD of 1-Net where he led a major rebranding process, continued to grow its revenue by expanding their customer base and built SEA’s 1st Uptime Tier III DCCF DC in Singapore.

Previously, Ka Vin was the MD for CSF Asia where he was responsible for extending CSF Group DC business into Indonesia through the formation of a JV between PT Cyber CSF with KGN Group. He was responsible for constructing Jakarta’s largest and newest Data Center which was designed for the Telecom and Banking Industry. This is now the NTT Nexcenter DC in Jakarta.

Ka Vin spent 11 years in Singapore Technologies Telemedia where he held key management positions.  He was involved in the early days of ST Telemedia’s growth in the industry, working on M&A and tenders for Telco licences both in Singapore and the region. He headed the team that developed the successful proposal for Starhub Mobile. Ka Vin went on to be one of the 2 prime founders of i-STT Data Centre which subsequently became Equinix, the world’s largest data center operator today. At Equinix, Ka Vin was the VP Business Development for Asia and he provided the leadership which ensured all 4 Asia sites delivered a positive EBITDA creating a US$80 million annual recurring revenue contribution from Equinix Asia’s operations by FY 2008.

Ka Vin holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from Sheffield Hallam University.