Ravindra Baviskar

Director – Sales Engineering, India & SAARC | Sophos Technologies Pvt Ltd

Mr. Ravindra Baviskar currently is the Director – Presales (Cyber Security) – India & SAARC for Sophos. He has over 17+ years of Experience in IT Security and has been with Sophos for more
than 14+ years now. He has extensively worked in the Presales department of Sophos and has helped not only to develop his own region of Western India but also has supported a lot of
National / International projects.

His current profile involves solving the presales / technical queries and closely working with the development team in evolving the product by incorporating market feedback. With his vast experience and technical background, he has been vital in identifying and solving the needs of
Customers from the defense, BFSI, Education verticals amongst many others.

Mr. Baviskar has done his BE in Computers and has successfully completed the CCNA and Certified Ethical Hacker certifications. He has trained and certified 500 plus engineers on Sophos/Cyberoam Security product. He has been an eminent speaker in various forums,
seminars & conferences on IT Security Events, Defense Expositions and IT and had been conducting various webinars, trainings and informative sessions.

RaviKiran S Avvaru

Head - IT (APMEA) | Apollo Tyres Ltd

Mr. RaviKiran offers 20 years of Rich Experience in Information Technology, with an exposure of Business & Financial Services Industry, Manufacturing Liquid Natural Gas, and Electrical & Power Automation and Currently with Apollo Tyres as Head IT for APMEA

Rahul Dhar

Country Director - Data Centers | Microsoft Corporation

Rahul Dhar currently based out of New Delhi, India is Country Director – Data Centers at Microsoft Corporation since April 2014. Mr. Dhar is accountable for setting up new large data centers for rolling out Azure cloud infrastructure in India and eventually operate these and support for continuous, expansion programs; site selection and strategic negotiation are also part of responsibilities for enabling regular growth, end-to-end ownership and accountability of the infrastructure and controlling OPEX as well as CAPEX investments in India. Previously, Mr. Dhar has served Tata Communications Data Centers as Senior Data Center Manager from January 2009 to April 2014. He was accountable for end-to-end operations of multiple Data Centers in Northern India with prime responsibilities of ensuring high availability and optimum performance of IT equipment hosted in the data centers based on agreed customer service levels, management and improvement of network critical physical infrastructure apart from architecture and implementation of major or minor enhancements to the current infrastructure. Mr. Dhar has also been associated with Colt Data Center Services, Vodafone Idea, Airtel and Tata Chemicals.

Sridhar Pinapureddy

Founder & CEO | Ctrls Datacenters & Cloud4C Services

Mr. Sridhar Pinnapureddy is a First Generation Entrepreneur and Founder of CtrlS Datacenters, Cloud4C. Today the Group has presence in 25 Countries and 50 locations worldwide serving Fortune 500 Global Multinationals.

He has steered over 200 innovations and is credited with launching First Rated 4 Data Center in India. Mr. Sridhar has been recognized for his good work in business as well as social initiatives, and is a recipient of several awards including E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year (Finalist) Award, Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani by Global Economic Council (GEC), Business Transformer of the Year Award, TV5 Business Leader Award, Best Entrepreneur of the Year, Outstanding Entrepreneur of the year (APEA), Karamveer Puraskar among others.

He is an avid fitness enthusiast and engages in sporting activities such as cycling, biking, swimming, skiing, trekking etc.


Gerald Chan

Principal Consultant Energy & Sustainability | Acardis

Gerald is the Principal Consultant of Energy & Sustainability with Arcadis, who leads the Energy Services in Hong Kong and supports the wider sustainability team in Asia region.  He has more than 10 years of experience working as an Energy Management subject matter expert in a consultancy role.  

Gerald received his bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics Engineering and master’s degree in system design engineering both from the University of Waterloo at Ontario Canada.

During the past decade, his work focused upon energy performance at various types of facility, building or industrial plant.  He analyses the optimum solutions to reduce energy consumption in a cost-effective approach and develop organization’s energy management strategies with expertise as a system integrator for electrical, mechanical, process and building infrastructure.

In that capacity, his primary clients have been owners or operators of commercial buildings, data centres, and industrial facilities in Hong Kong, China, and southeast Asia countries.

Rajesh Kathuria

AVP - IT | Shemaroo Entertainment Limited

Well-rounded background of IT infrastructure management and software system management with over 25 years in IT including 21 years of management experience. Sound understanding of the business requirements, the deliverables involved and timelines, Handling cost/spends/budgets have been key result areas. System setup, Project Management, Product Quality Assurance job done in addition to managing SOX compliance activity at Rediff.com – one of the premier worldwide online providers of news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping services form part of my current activity. Orchestrating data management and tools for data analysis for executive decisions for management, New gadgets evaluation and implementations, Enterprise security mgmt.. for operations and compliance for on prem and in cloud , tied up with av vendors for offering av and malware defense for consumers thereby aligning IT in line of biz. Executed and achieved CERT based security certification to comply to india’s biggest psu ban, implemented UTM’s and Cloud based anti spam services , Slashing IT operations cost up to 30% by re negotiations with IT vendors for pricing and fees, Software License Management while ensuring the continuation and enhancement of services.

Certifications in cybersecurity security from

Sandeep Dandekar

Executive Vice President - (Procurement & Asset Management) | Netmagic Solutions

A seasoned business leader with full-spanned, in-depth Techno-Commercial understanding and, rich Global Experience – Track record of consistent & high scale success – Proven leadership
Speaker :

1) Topics in domain of Profession &

2) Motivational

Honorary Board member (Knowledge Commitee) – “iNFHRA”
Advisory Board Member : “CPO Innovation”


Mugunthan Soundararajan

Senior Vice President - Technology | Matrimony.com Limited

Mugunthan Soundararajan is an acclaimed Industry Thought leader, advisor, mentor and a visionary in next-Gen technologies – Cloud Computing, AI and Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity and Blockchain. He has over 34 years of experience in IT across various domains like Banking, Power, Telecom, Internet and Consulting.

He was with Matrimony.com Limited as Senior Vice President of Technology and prior to that was CIO at Sify Technologies Limited.

Mugunthan is a passionate technologist and has enabled individuals to grow in their career and transformed organisations to the next level. He is an enthusiastic and fervent speaker in various events and forums.

Mugunthan is a graduate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and holds MBA degree in Financial Management. Besides technology, he has interests in Gardening and singing, plays Badminton and other sports.

Navaneethan M

Chief Information Security Officer | Groww


Navaneethan Carries a deep passion and love for the cybersecurity space, He is working as a Senior Vice President- Chief Information security Officer & Head-IT, Groww,

He has extensive experience and expertise in areas such as CISO/CIO operation, Strategic Cybersecurity Account Management, Enterprise Security and Risk management, Cyber emerging technology, Cyber Threat Landscape, Hacking and countermeasures, Business development, Cyber security Business Operations, Program Management and People leadership,

  • He is Result oriented and effectual leader with proven ability in driving results to the benefit of clients.
  • He had demonstrated on Launching new services for the various niche cyber security areas.
  • Led a team distributed across global locations pertaining to Cyber Security.
  • Achieving highest level of customer satisfaction, delivering cost effective industrialised delivery as well as quality.
  • Demonstrated on creating a cybersecurity Strategy and road map to achieve client’s business objective by thought leadership.
  • Key speaker in cybersecurity forum & leading university/colleges/ISACA/DSCI/Leading firm/forum in India & across the world.
  • Published several Cyber technical papers in international journals.
  • He has done Diploma in electrical and electronics engineering, Engineering in Electronics and communication, Master in Information communication Engineering, Current pursuing D.( Cyber security).
  • He is holding 21 Cybersecurity Industry leading certification.
  • Mentoring and coaching Students and employees across different university & Industry.
  • He is SIG council Member of Nasscom’s Cybersecurity Future skill – of india.
  • Mentoring Many start-up organization & Part of Board of studies across different university.
  • He played vital cyber security role in Xerox, Capgemini, Deloitte, PayU


Jonathan Atkin

Managing Director & Global Head - Communications Infrastructure Investment Research | RBC Capital Markets

Jonathan Atkin is a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets. His focus areas include telecom services, communications infrastructure, and cloud computing. During the last five years, Jonathan has received the #1 ranking from Institutional Investor in the Communications Infrastructure sector. He has also received #1 rankings from Thomson Reuters in Telecom Services and Real Estate Equities, a #1 ranking from the Wall Street Journal in Internet Services, and a #1 ranking from the Financial Times in Telecom Services. Before joining RBC, Jonathan was a senior consultant at BIA Companies focused on wireless strategy and valuation, worked in corporate strategy at Daimler-Benz AG, and was a policy analyst with the United States Congress. He has an MBA from Columbia University and BS and MS degrees in engineering from Stanford University. He is a two-time finisher of the Ironman triathlon.‎

Alex Perkins

Chief Development Officer | Stratus Data Centres

Alex is the Chief Development Officer for Stratus Data Centres. A real estate veteran and data centre specialist, Alex brings with him deep expertise in data centre investment, site evaluation, due diligence, acquisitions, project management, design development, managing delivery of new-build data centres, as well as establishing systems and standards for operating data centres on a day-to-day basis.

Prior to joining Stratus, Alex was Senior Director and the regional lead of the Data Centre solutions business in Asia Pacific for Jones Lang LaSalle. Alex has over 25 years’ experience managing diverse client portfolios across the whole of Asia Pacific with strong experience in Hong Kong, China, India, Japan and South East Asia. Some of his key clients include Google, Microsoft, AWS, Equinix, HSBC, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and Citibank.


Takayuki Ishihara

Manager of DC/NW Planning | NEC Corporation

Koji Kano

Sales Manager | Sevensix Inc.

–   16 years’ sales experience at Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

–   2 years’ sales experience in Honduras at Oki America.

– 14years’ sales experience at KVH Osaka.

–   2year’s sales experience at Equinix Osaka.

–   2years’s sales experience at Sevensix Inc.

Mr. Golok Kumar Simli

Chief of Technology | Ministry of External Affairs, India

Shri Golok Kumar Simli is an award winning Technology Leader whose contribution towards National eGovernance Plan of India during its inception in the year 2006-07 was noteworthy. His effort to digital transformation within public sectors has been immense. He has written many articles on use of ICT in Government Service Delivery Transformation and spoken at various national and international seminars on Digital Transformation. He has helped in steering and ensuring smooth delivery of passport services at the doorstep of the citizen in India, one of India’s most successful eGovernace Project. He has been also guiding and contributing to use of Emerging Technology in Public Sectors. His keen areas of interest are Cloud, Big-Data, Analytics, AI and RPA. He has architected and implemented Cyber Security and Data and Information Security framework for the enterprise and Government sectors. Currently, Mr. Simli is serving as the Chief of Technology for Passport Seva Programme in the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

He carried a wide range of experience exceeding 26 years in ICT, starting with Private Sector, Public Sector Undertaking, Reserve Bank of India and more than 14 years with Government Ministry/Department.

Awards & Accolades:

  1. Received “Innovation Heroes Award 2020” from DynamicCIO
  2. Received “CIO PowerList 2020” from Core Media Group
  3. Digital Icon Award-2019 from Indian Express Group
  4. Amity Excellence Award for Technology Innovation and Leadership 2018
  5. Dataquest Digital Leader-Technovator of the Year Awards 2018
  6. Dataquest ICT Awards 2016-17, one of the most coveted award in IT Industry for innovative use of ICT in Government
  1. Financial Express, Express IT Award-2016
  2. National Award for eGovernance – Gold, 2014-15, from Government of India, for outstanding performance in Citizen Centric Service Delivery
  1. “SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD”, 2014-15, for successful implementation of Passport Seva Programme from former External Affairs Minister, Government of India, Smt. Sushma Swaraj
  1. Business Impact Award – 2014-15, from CIO & Leader, 9.9 Media House
  2. Felicitated with “Innovative Heroes Award” awarded by Dynamic CIO & Innovation WorkGroup
  1. Won Certificate of Achievement for “Pocket CIO” and Certificate of “Regional Winner of Enterprise Security” awarded by IT NExT, 9.9 Media
  1. Member of Technical Committee of ePassport, External Affairs Ministry, Government of India.

Varoon Raghavan

Co Founder & Chief Operating Officer | Princeton Digital Group

Varoon Raghavan

Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Princeton Digital Group (PDG)

PDG is a leading investor, operator and developer of data centres in Asia. Headquartered in Singapore, PDG’s investors include Warburg Pincus, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, Canada’s largest single-profession pension plan.

Varoon has lived and worked in the US, UK and Asia and has more than 15 years of experience in the internet infrastructure industry. Before founding PDG, he was at Tata Communications, where he held leadership positions in sales and product management, engineering, operations and corporate M&A, delivering value creation in growth, start-up and turnaround situations.

About Princeton Digital Group

Princeton Digital Group (PDG), headquartered in Singapore, is a leading investor, developer and operator of internet infrastructure. PDG partners with global hyperscalers and enterprises to serve their data center and other infrastructure needs across Asia. PDG currently has presence and operations in China, Singapore, India and Indonesia. The company is led by a world-class team with extensive operating experience in the global telecom, internet, cloud and real estate sectors, bringing together a unique combination of strategic, operations and technology capabilities. For more information please visit www.princetondg.com

Ir. Allen Yeung, JP

Founder, CEO & Strategic Advisor | Intelli Global Corporation

Mr. Yeung has extensive experience in the areas of smart city, information technology, cybersecurity, investments, corporate and business development, science park development and government affairs. And he is a leader in Hong Kong’s information technology and communication industry.

At the end of 2018, Mr. Yeung teamed up with former Barcelona Deputy Mayor Antoni Vives, former Alibaba Data Committee Chairman Herbert Chia, and many other international smart city and big data scientists to establish Intelli Global Corporation to provide top-level design and big data/artificial intelligence related products that helping city governments and companies around the world to manage cities with new smart city concepts, improve the quality of life of, reduce management costs  and improve urban governance efficiency.

During 2015–mid 2018, he was appointed as the Government Chief Information Officer (head of department, Justice of Peace) by the Hong Kong SAR Government. Mr. Yeung was responsible for formulation of policies and strategies for Hong Kong’s information industry in development of the digital economy, e-government, cyber-security, and formulation of the blueprint for developing Hong Kong into the world’s leading smart city. He also managed the Hong Kong Cyberport and was a voting member of its Macrofund’s Investment Committee.

Recently, he formed the Institute of Big Data Governance as the founding Chairman along with many industry leaders from Google, Microsoft, AWS, Alibaba, Tencent, Bank of China, SAP, HKSTP, Cyberport etc to build HK as a data hub for the GBA region.

Mr. Yeung holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas (Austin), a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, and an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management of the University of Northwestern in conjunction with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Swati Khandelwal

Executive Editor | Zee Business

Swati Khandelwal
Executive Editor, Zee Business

Heads overall editorial & corporate developments of India’s leading business news channel – Zee Business

News Editor & Anchor with 16 years of experience in TV production, news reporting, live TV news shows. Influential and well-known; known for a contagious passion for excellence, a talent for resourceful and creative solutions and a dedication far beyond conventional expectations. Thrives as team player. Versatile media professional with in-depth experience in generating clear multi-media messages for print, online, television, and broadcast media.

Have written regularly business news articles for English Business Daily – The Hindu Business Line, writes for DNA Money and a regular expert on Radio One 94.3 with views on economy & financial world

Swati is a strong and a very credible voice in the automobile space and has over a decade experience of reviewing cars & bikes and hosts a weekly auto show – Zeegnition- that is telecasted on Zee Business & Zee Hindustan

Confident communicator with experience of interviewing and interacting successfully with key figures in business, political and corporate world.

Part of organisations’s seniormost leadership council and contributes on channel’s future strategy development and planning on a regular basis

Recipient of Donald T. Sheehan International Scholarship at Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, Wharton School of the University Of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A . She has recently bagged the Most Promising Business Communicator Award 2017 by Association Of Business Communicators of India(ABCI)

Prior to Zee, Swati has worked for CNBC-TV 18 & Bloomberg TV India in leadership roles both in Delhi & Mumbai.

She is married for 11 years and has a 7 year old son based in Mumbai.

Kam Leung

Region Deputy Head of Hyperscale Sales (APAC) | NTT Ltd.

Mr. Kam Leung, the Region Deputy Head of Hyperscale Sales, APAC, NTT Ltd., is in charge of managing large scale Data Centre business relationships and its growth in Asia with his regional team.  Kam joined NTT in 2010 and was initially responsible for directing the growth of the company’s revenue, managing global strategic accounts and developing solution partnerships before taking leadership of the Hong Kong sales team in 2015. He has 30 years of extensive international experience in enterprise ICT infrastructure, solutions and consultancy. Prior to joining NTT, Kam took various business development and consultancy roles in the industry, including Gartner, Cable & Wireless and Unisys Inc.

Mr. Leung holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business from the University of Sheffield, UK.

Hendra Suryakusuma

Chairman | Indonesia Data Centre Provider Organisation

Founder of Elitery (PT Data Sinergitama Jaya), one of Hendra’s greatest achievement is becoming the first TIER III data centre certified by Uptime Institute back in March 2012. Elitery was also appointed the data center consultant for the Bank of Indonesia, Financial State Auditor (BPK RI) and the Indonesian Army.

In 2011 he graduated from Founder Institute, the biggest incubation organisation based in Silicon Valley, which has contributed to expanding his knowledge of the global IT industry.

Together with Professor Kalamullah Ramli, Hendra founded IDPRO which stands for Indonesia Data Centre Provider Organization in June 2016 and in April 2019 was appointed as Chairman of (IDPRO), where members of IDPRO are leaders of Data Centre industry in Indonesia namely; Telkom Sigma, NTT, Indosat, Lintas Arta, XL (Princeton Digital Group), Elitery, DCI-Equinix, Graha Teknologi Nusantara, CBN and Universitas Indonesia

Michael Mudd

Founder and Managing Partner | APP LP (APP)

Michael (Mike) Mudd is the founder and Managing Partner of APP LP (APP) an advisory providing opinion and insight into digital transformation for trade. He provides opinion and insight on policy for digital trade, data governance, privacy, security, compliance and technical standards.

An acknowledged subject matter expert on the nexus of data privacy, security and governance for digital trade, he is recognised as one of the top 200 influencers in APAC. He has drafted numerous papers and comments and technical papers for submission to the ISO as an expert member of joint technical committee (JTC-1) of the ISO.

He is the chairman of the Public Policy Working Group of the Middle East & North Africa Cloud Alliance, MENACA, and the Senior Digital Advisor to International Economics Consulting Limited a leading consultancy in Trade Economics with offices in Africa. 

He is a member of the Hong Kong Government Expert Committee Working Group on Cloud Security and Privacy. As a private sector member, reviewed numerous opinions and papers for policy. He is a member of the Overseas Security Advisory Council, (OSAC) and Hong Kong Computer Society, (HKCS) member, policy committee. 

Blog  https://techerati.com/expert/michael-mudd

He may be contacted at asiapolicypartners@outlook.com 

Burgess Cooper

Partner - Consulting Services | EY

Burgess Cooper is a Partner & Heads Cyber Security Market with a team of 600+ professionals.

He has 23+ years of experience in securing some of the biggest brands in the world from potential cyber-attacks.

Prior to EY he was a CISO with Vodafone and HSBC and responsible for Information Security, Privacy & Compliance across the Telecom and BFSI sector.

He is a regular speaker and a jury member at prominent industry events – BCCI, ASSOCHAM, CII, CISO, E-crime and a qualified EC-Council’s CEI Master Trainer for Industry CISO certification course.

Alex Chan

General Manager, Digital Transformation | Hong Kong Productivity Council

Mr. Alex Chan is the General Manager, Digital Transformation at the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC). Joined HKPC in 2020, Alex is a seasoned IT consultancy professional with more than 20 years of MNC experience in the consultancy, utilities and telecommunication industries. Alex currently lead the industry consulting, digital enablement and cybersecurity units in HKPC. 

Prior to joining HKPC, Alex was holding an executive position in a global leading consulting company and managed the Hong Kong utilities practice. He was responsible for technology consulting and industry advisory delivery. 

Alex has extensive experience in delivering and managing various types of projects, including digital transformation, IT strategy, design thinking transformation, mobile application development, complex system implementation and business process reengineering. 

Alex held a bachelor’s degree of Information Engineering and master’s degree of Electronic Commerce. Alex is a Corporate Member of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (MHKIE).

Paul Dwyer

Director, xScale Asia Pacific | Equinix

Paul has 10+ years of Data Centre experience in the Asia Pacific region. He is currently a Director and Regional Leader of the xScale platform for Equinix, with a responsibility for site development, new and existing market expansion as well as client engagement. The xScale platform in Asia Pacific is quickly expanding with a JV in Japan announced in 2020 and further expansion in other parts of the region coming soon!

Rosanna Tang

Head of Research, Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area | Colliers International

Rosanna Tang has joined Colliers in 2019 as the Head of Research, Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area. With 15 years’ research experience Rosanna has a deep understanding of all property sectors, research products and client requirements. Prior to joining Colliers, she worked in the Corporate Planning & Strategic Investment Department of Sun Hung Kai Properties where she led and contributed to research analysis for Hong Kong and overseas property markets. Prior to SHKP she was with CBRE in their Hong Kong and Asia Pacific research teams, where she led numerous research papers and client orientated initiatives.

Rosanna graduated from Peking University with a Bachelor of Law degree majoring in Political and Public Administration, with a double degree in Sociology. She then went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of Michigan.

Vishal Pranjale

Head of Cyber Security & Business Resiliency | Invesco Limited

Vishal is an Information Security leader with 20+ years of experience in Information Security / Cyber security, having an attitude for meeting challenges with expertise in Enterprise Risk Management, Implementation of industry specific standards, Security Policies & Procedures and Information Security advisory and assurance. Vishal’s experience includes building enterprise cyber security strategic programs, build strong relationships with business leaders, Technology leaders and advise boards on cyber security as a trusted advisor.

With CISSP, CISA, CISM certifications and strong technical background, Vishal has led many cyber security assignments to organizations such as Financial Services (Banking and Insurance), Communication and High Tech (Telecommunication), Products (Healthcare and life sciences), IT and ITES, Retail and manufacturing. Passionate team player with proven track record of managing large teams for project execution by knowledge sharing, easy to interact with, positive in attitude and innovative in thoughts.

MD Kamal Hossain

Managing Director | Dhaka Colo Ltd

MD Kamal Hossain is the Managing Director of Dhaka Colo & Earth Telecommunication Ltd. He is a highly qualified management & engineering expert. He has Over 2 decades working with ip-network and datacenter designing an operation. Experienced over 20 years of Bangladesh internet and datacenter market.

Kamal is an expert of transformation from dialup network to FTTX network. Kamal has a Bsc in engineering and a tech enthusiast.

Babitha B P

Chief Information Security Officer | CSB Bank Ltd

Chief Information Security Officer in CSB Bank Ltd (formerly known as Catholic Syrian Bank), is the head of IT security, driving the IT security strategy and implementation forward whilst protecting the business from security threats and cyber-hacking. Have 18 +years of diverse Information Technology & security experience, building high performance cross-functional teams that have consistently delivered excellent results. Has held a series of roles in Information Technology for over a decade.

Speaker and moderator in International tech summits, Tech forums and conferences, ISACA chapters, Kerala Management Association and Cyber Security Awareness Events in colleges. A Graduate of Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) from Kerala University,

a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) issued by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), holds Diploma in information audit (DISA) holds Certified Network Security Specialist (CNSS) issued by International Cyber Security Institute and is a Certified

Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. (CAIIB) from Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF).

Has been honoured with Cyber Sentinel Award 2020, CXO Tech Excellence award 2020 by CXOTV News Virtual Tech Summit and Award 2020, Best IT Leader Information Security and Risk Management by BFSI Innovation and Tech Summit, Defenders 100 Award by CISOCONNECT, BOLD CISO Award by dynamic CISO 2020, Top 100 CISO Award 2020 by CISO Platform and InfoSec Maestro Award 2019.

Ujjyaini Mitra

Chief Data Officer | ZEE + ZEE5 ( India & Global)

Analytics leader and a passionate mentor

“Think beyond best in class, Let’s think NEXT IN CLASS”
Chief Data Officer, ZEE + ZEE5 ( India & Global)

Ujjyaini Mitra is a Senior Executive with 14 years of rich Leadership
experience in establishing Data as a Culture at large organizations,
successfully building and leading Centre of Excellence through creative
methods, leading business strategies through data driven actionable Insights. She holds a postgraduate degree Quantitative Econometrics, Statistics and Computer Science from ISI, Kolkata.

Her work experience is spread over the Globe across industries – Digital Media, E-commerce, Telecom, CPG, Healthcare, Retail Banking, Travel & Hoteling Business – both B2C and B2B. Previously she has been associated with companies like ZEE5, Voot, Flipkart, Airtel and McKinsey & Company.

At Zee, as Chief Data Officer, she is building Centre of Excellence for ZEE spanning across Broadcast, Digital, Movies and Music – both Domestic & Global businesses. Her works spans across Business Intelligence, Business Analytics, Predictive and Prescriptive Modelling, Artificial Intelligence, Market Research & Digital lab and Large data infrastructure to build Customer 360 with Data governance.

Ujjyaini is working to embed science in the field of Art – in taking content decisions, concept generation, production to postproduction, hyper-personalised communication, Contextual Ad serving through Artificial Intelligence and Neuro Science. She is leading the team that collectively serves the single source of truth and answers Who, What, How and Why of the Business strategies.

Dr. Neeta Verma

Director General | National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India

Dr. Neeta Verma is the Director General of National Informatics Centre, a Premier Science and Technology organization of the Government of India.

With a career spanning over three and a half decades, she has been instrumental in implementing high impact digital initiatives across the country. In her current role as DG-NIC, she is spearheading the development of digital platforms for various initiatives of the Government of India under the ‘Digital India Program’.

She has been an active proponent of leading citizen engagement through technology led government initiatives at various levels of governance. She was instrumental in setting up of the technology platform for MyGov, which is a citizen engagement and crowd sourcing platform engaging over one crore citizens. It was under her leadership that NIC launched open data platform to release government data in open for public good.

Under her leadership, NIC also established National Data Centers at various locations in the country and later on launched the first National Cloud for Government in 2014 to provide state-of-the-art ICT Infrastructure to Government Departments for delivery of citizen services. At NIC, she has led the establishment of one of its kinds Centres of Excellence in Blockchain, Application Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Analytics. She has also played a key role in setting up of NIC CERT (Cyber emergency response team) in 2017. In 2019, She was featured amongst the top 55 inspiring women around the world who have showcased the prowess of technology in government sector.

During the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, she is working closely with various national institutions such as Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to extend necessary technical advice and support.

She was also the member of the Advisory committee for National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB), which is a national initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MohFW), Government of India, focused on creation of a common platform and providing the right ecosystem for integration of the existing disparate health information systems which have existed in silos.

She holds a Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Her areas of research interests include applications of emerging technologies in Governance, Cyber Security, Data Centers, etc. Apart from publishing her research in national and international journals, she has also co-authored books on importance of technology in governance.

She has been regularly invited at various national and international conferences and forums to provide thought leadership around technology in e-Governance.

Luke Ma

Partner of Cyber Risk Services | Deloitte China

Luke is the Partner of Cyber Risk Services of Deloitte China. Covering Southern China, he is an information security and risk management professional with more than 20 years experiences in a global financial institution, telecommunications and global professional services firm.