2nd Annual IoT Summit 2016
Offering our customers the knowledge and connections for a profitable business









    AMARJEET MUNDI IBM Software Labs




    LUX RAO Hewlett Packard Enterprise


    SENTHIL NATHAN C Samsung R&D Institute


    CHETAN DESAI HCL Technologies




    AVNISH KUMAR HCL Technologies








    UTTAM KUMAR Aircel




    PUNEET GUPTA Brillio




    M.MUNI PRABAHARAN Tech Mahindra


    RANJAY SINGH Oracle Labs


    MAGESH PARTHASARATHY Innovalus Technologies

27th July 2016, The Lalit Ashok Hotel, Bangalore, India

“Unleashing a bold era of IoT innovation”

Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • Sponsors
  • Sponsors
  • Sponsors
  • Sponsors
  • Sponsors
  • Sponsors
  • Sponsors
  • Sponsors
  • Sponsors
  • Conference Info
  • Day One
  • Technical Report
  • Speakers
  • Sponsors
  • Partners
  • Sponsorship Opportunity
  • Delegates
  • Pricing
  • Venue
  • Testimonials
  • Presentations
  • Gallery


The Internet of Things is opening up a world of opportunities for everyone from connected cars to connected healthcare to smart cities and even home automation. The World Economic Forum estimates that by 2020, about 50 billion things will be connected. In short, the Internet of Things adds an entirely new dimension to transform governments, businesses and societies and advancing humanity in ways we cannot yet imagine.

The Internet of Things provides the businesses a chance to transform business operations and introduce new business models to provide unprecedented levels of customer service and to innovate products, services and revenue models. Businesses will do this by adopting big data tools, cloud computing, and mobile technology and of innovations in a highly networked economy. Every business process can be enabled and therefore several industries redesign their business models and processes along Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm. To maximize the social and economic benefit of the technology, issues of interoperability, mashing up data, developing open platforms and standardization across technology layers have to be addressed.

This 2nd Annual IoT Summit 2016, is a powerful and inspirational event that brings together industry representatives, makers, vendors, experts, developers and others to plan, learn, network, collaborate, strategize and more effectively tap into the immense potential of the IoT domain.

It gives us immense pleasure in welcoming you to the 2nd Annual IoT Summit 2016



  • Market analysis - Will 2016 be the connected living era?
  • Monetizing the machine: Business models for the IoT
  • The future of IoT development
  • Platforms, Smart meters, Gateways & Hubs: Creating a seamless connected home ecosystem
  • Leveraging the connected home to drive growth
  • Wearable technologies – An integral part of the IoE
  • Designing for the next generation of IoT devices
  • IoT data analytics for intelligent decision making
  • Tackling data security and privacy challenges of the IoT
  • Creating a standards framework for IoT
  • Start –Up: Funding your way into the world of IoT
  • Key role of carrier and service provider in IoT
  • Driving telcos role in IoT – Understanding landscape of IoT
  • Exploring New Revenue Streams in The Internet of Things Ecosystem
  • Developing open platforms and integrating app stores for smart ecosystems across IoT
  • The Future of IoT: Creating Right-time experiences that deliver value. IoT promises to create transformative experiences
  • Network in our combined exhibition and catering area
  • Evening networking reception for all attendees



Business managers, IT professionals and Channel managers should all be present at the 2nd Annual IoT Summit 2016. Job titles include:

  • Device Manufacturers
  • Sensors and Embedded Systems Companies
  • Systems Integrators
  • Enterprise Product management and development
  • Service Providers – Fixed, Wireless and Satellite
  • Developers
  • Heads of Call and Contact Managers
  • VPs of Technology
  • Product Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Storage Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Database/Data Center Manager
  • Hosting Managers
  • Head of Training
  • System and Network Integrators
  • Data Center Managers
  • Head of Telecoms
  • Compliance and Policy Managers
  • Network Administrators


2nd Annual IoT Summit 2016 is the place to meet all the key decision makers across the entire Internet of Things eco-system from enterprises, telecom operators, regulators, government agencies, service providers, system integrators and vendors. This summit will provide great networking opportunities with industry leaders, presenting you with the opportunity to meet and do business with likeminded individuals. Get more from the event, with a broader scope bringing the whole communications value chain together. Enjoy and make the best out of our dedicated networking drinks time, meet the leading international vendors. Expand your knowledge of the latest business models and strategies in the high-level conference, showcasing the products of tomorrow in the co-located exhibition.

08:30 – Coffee and registration – An opportunity to meet and to network with your conference colleagues.

09:30 – Chairperson opening remarks

LUX RAO, Country Leader - HP Future Cities & CTO - Technology Services, Hewlett Packard Enterprise



09:40 – IoT standards and open source

  • IoT ecosystems

         o  Closed and open ecosystems. Open or closed? Who will be winning?

  • IoT industry collaboration and open standards
  • Introduction to IoT open source , open hardware platforms
  • Impact of open source and open standards in industry
  • Key players in open ecosystem, role of system integrators and benefit to small businesses.

SENTHIL NATHAN C, Research head, Internet of Things Platform, Samsung R&D Institute




10:10 – IoT in Automobiles

  • Usage of IoT in connected vehicles
  • Usage of IoT in logistics
  • IoT and data analysis of automobiles.
  • Future trends of IoT in automobiles.

UTTAM KUMAR, Head - New Technologies Innovation & Incubation, Aircel

10:40 – Morning Coffee/Tea & Discussion




11:10 – DISCUSSION WITH EXPERTS: The future of IoT development

  • Landscaping the IoT ecosystem – What are growth forecasts for regional and worldwide markets? How fragmented is the market & how big is the entrance barrier? Which sectors are predicted to show the biggest growth and success?
  • What are the newest technologies, platforms and solutions that help achieve connectivity?
  • The importance of allowing interoperability of devices in the world of IoT and how far away are we from a universal standardization? Discussing the implementation of open source and open standards
  • What opportunities does the IoT present for developers and how beneficial is the continuous growth for this particular industry?
  • Exploring key operational challenges in the Internet of Things market and how this might affect future growth and adoption
  • How IoT can transform the healthcare industry


LUX RAO, Country Leader - HP Future Cities & CTO - Technology Services, Hewlett Packard Enterprise


BIBHUTI KAR, Sr. Director, Engineering, Cisco  
AVNISH KUMAR, Associate Vice President, Smart Devices and IoT Solutions, HCL Technologies

SIVASANKARAN L, Head Strategic Initiatives, Nvidia

RANJAY SINGH, SMTS - Senior Data Engineer, Oracle Labs


12:10 IoT & Block chain The new operating system for business

  • Provide an overview of block chain
  • Discuss why block chain is becoming OS for business processes
  • Talk about industry use cases for IoT and block chain

AMARJEET MUNDI, Senior Solution Architect, IBM Software Labs 

12:40 Networking luncheon

Afternoon Chair person 




14:00 – DISCUSSION WITH EXPERTS: Designing for the next generation of IoT devices

  • Discussing emerging standards in the IoT and what factors influence design decisions for IoT devices the most?
  • What are the building blocks for IoT design? What challenges do interaction designers and UX professionals face and how to overcome them?
  • Innovative design to drive progress vs. differentiation in the market
  • IoT for smart homes
  • Exploring methods for prototyping experience for connected products
  • Interusability in IoT design and ways to build a coherent UX – Tips and tricks for composition, consistency and continuity



MAGESH PARTHASARATHY, Business Head/General Manager, Innovalus Technologies



UTTAM KUMAR, Head - New Technologies Innovation & Incubation, Aircel  

AJAY KUMAR SINHA, Director Engineering, Qualcomm 

KRISHNA MARKANDE, AVP, Principal Architect, Engineering Services, Infosys

MANOJ CHOUDHARY, Director, Digital Media & Communication R&D, Samsung

M.MUNI PRABAHARAN, Business Consultant (Chief Design Office, IoT), Independent Researcher, Tech Mahindra




14:50 IoT data analytics for intelligent decision making

  • Identifying target-rich, high-value data that can be used to generate business intelligence
  • Using cloud analytics platforms to derive value from IoT data
  • Discussing the barriers to widespread IoT / Big Data value delivery and how these might be overcome
  • Data in practice – examples of how IoT data is creating business efficiencies and revolutionizing working practices
  • How to harness the potential of the IoT and open data
  • Overcoming the scientific challenges of IoT data quality
  • Utilizing the IoT for mass data collection and sharing


15:20 – Insurance IoT – Connected Insurance

  • Profitability: Technology innovation can help in increasing profitability of the insurance portfolio without an increase of volumes.
  • Customer loyalty and connect
  • New service initiatives (Value Added Services) and their penetration and success
  • Productivity increase evaluation

SUKHVINDER LAMBA, Founder and CEO, Waypals


15:50 – Afternoon Tea/Coffee




16:10 – DISCUSSION WITH EXPERTS: Start –Up: Funding your way into the world of IoT

  • The start-up perspective to the Internet of Things – What are the most promising markets out there?
  • How to survive as a start-up in the world of IoT and turn your business into the next big thing
  • Tax landscape for startups in IoT space
  • Discussing strategies to receive funding and running a successful crowd funding campaign
  • Assessing the investment climate of the Internet of Things and knowing who to invest in – what do investors and incubators look out for?
  • Latest IoT trends & opportunities worldwide 2016 and the way forward


VISWANADH AKELLA, Innovation Program Lead, SAP


CHETAN DESAI, AVP, Global Sales Head, Industrial IoT, HCL Technologies
JOPHY VARGHESE, APAC Head - SIs & Strategic Alliances, Verizon 

VIKRAM SHARMA, Director, Intel 

MILAN K. SHAH, Director – Direct Tax and Regulatory services, PwC

17:00 Chairperson’s closing remarks and end of conference


17:10 – 18:00 Networking Drinks Session


Virtue Insight presents to you :

"IoT: Devices, Network and Applications - A Technical Report"

prepared by TechYugadi IT Solutions & Consulting, Bangalore (www.techyugadi.com)


This report offers a much-needed technical level-setting for people interested in adopting IoT in their businesses, or in designing solutions based on IoT.

The report concisely explains the technical standards pertaining to IoT devices like sensors, systems-on-chip and wearables, and to network protocols specialized for IoT, like CoAP and MQTT. It presents an overview of architectural patterns in IoT application development, and IoT platforms that offer common services to such applications, like protocol handling and data analytics. It includes a few application blueprints from home-automation, wearables, and industrial IoT, and case studies of open source IoT platforms.

The report will help Technical Managers, Application Developers, Solution Architects, Product Managers, and Business Process Transformation Leaders, gain a little deeper technical understanding of this vast domain, and take informed technical decisions.

Monojit Basu, Founder and Director, TechYugadi, will present a complimentary copy of this Technical Report to all delegates attending the conference.




Aniruddha Deswandikar heads the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) at Bangalore. The MTC engages with Microsoft Customers and Partners with a sole purpose of making them successful with their vision of building efficient enterprise systems on the Microsoft Platform. Through various offerings and practices, the MTC Architects help customers with Architecture and Technology Strategy for building their next generation systems and products across various Industry workloads. Aniruddha has 23 years of Industry Experience across startups  and large corporations. He has been with Microsoft for 9 years. Before Microsoft, he worked at Netflix.com as a senior developer where he helped build backend systems to support Netflix's Internet Scale business.


Sr. Director, Engineering


"Bibhuti Kar, is currently  Senior Director of Engineering of Security Business  at Cisco Systems. He is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and has 20 yrs of experience in communication industry spanning across Europe, USA and India. Bibhuti has lead many teams through major industry transitions - TDM to Packet, Physical to Virtual to Cloud platforms across service provider and enterprise segments, spanning across technologies like routing, switching, data center, IoT and cyber security.”




Vikram Sharma is working as Director with Intel. Vikram has 20 years of experience in advanced technology industry and worked in various segments e.g. Smart connected devices, IOT, Mobile handsets, Tablets, Wireless embedded software and Network infrastructure.

In the last ten years he has performed various roles in Engineering, Program management and business. He has worked with customers and partners in many geographies US/APAC/EU, built account from scratch to multi-million.

His specialization includes Product definition, Market Segmentation definition, Product Road-map planning and development, product launch from concept to ramp, Eco-system and strategic alignments.

Vikram is Electronics engineer and did management course from IIM Bangalore. He holds business secret invention on security in his name and communication devices. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf.


Director, Digital Media & Communication R&D



Senior Solution Architect

IBM Software Labs

Amar has 16 yrs of experience working with Enterprise customer and building software solution. He has been in IBM for 11 yrs and is a Senior IoT Solution Architect in IBM India Software Labs. He is responsible for working with GSI's (Global System Integrators) to build IoT use cases on IBM Watson IoT Platform. He is Open Group Certified IT Specialist and in his current role has penned down 3 IoT recipes which are available on the IoT Developer Works recipe site. He is also authored Watson Content Analytics Redbook.

Amar holds a degree in Electronics Engineering and Master’s in Business Administration from Symbiosis, Pune.


Director Engineering


Ajay, has over 18 years of experience in designing and delivering SOCs and IPs into multiple markets from networking routers, PC chipsets, integrated graphics, mobile phones and IoT devices. Most recently he and his team have been working on designing and productizing specific feature rich end devices besides just connectivity and reducing BOM costs of the end device platforms across segments.  He has Masters Degrees in Physics and Integrated Electronics &Circuits from IIT Delhi.


Country Leader - HP Future Cities & CTO - Technology Services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

As leader for HPE Future Cities’ initiatives, Lux drives the HPE vision for Future Cities in the market. Leading a cross functional team, Lux works closely with Governments at the Centre & State as also an eco-system of partners to present a compelling value proposition. As a CTO, Lux helps customers adopt the New Style of IT comprising cloud computing, Mobility, Big Data and Security solutions and works closely with Clients helping them make the journey to a New Style of IT.

As part of Enterprise transformation, Lux leads Innovative & Transformational Workshops for Enterprises and SMEs, in turn guiding them to make the transition to the Cloud in a way that makes it optimal for them with the least disruption.

Previously, Lux was the Marketing Director for Jamcracker Inc responsible for managing Global Channels. His role involved driving Cloud initiatives for managing Enterprise Cloud migration, devise & drive channel marketing strategies and evolve GTM plan for Alliance Partners / Clients.

Prior to that Lux was the channel leader for Lotus/WPLC portfolio at IBM South Asia and Marketing lead for Value Product portfolio at Canon Singapore.
Lux has over 20 years of experience in multifarious roles spanning IT Hardware & Software Marketing, Sales, Channel Management, Product Management, Product Support, Pre-sales, Competency Development and Customer Service in Organizations such as IBM, Canon & Xerox.

Lux is a regular speaker at Cloud computing conferences and has chaired/moderated several conferences including INTEROP, Cloud Summit, VARIndia Cloud Conferences, Channel Summits, IET SaaS & Cloud conferences,

He has won the coveted “Technology Evangelist for the Year” - an Industry recognition for 2011, 2012 & 2013 - three years in a row.

He has also been awarded the prestigious IDC Award for Excellence in Innovation for the year 2015.

Lux is an Electronics & Communication Engineer besides holding an MBA specializing in Marketing & Finance.


Research head, Internet of Things Platform

Samsung R&D Institute


AVP, Global Sales Head, Industrial IoT

HCL Technologies

Chetan Desai - He brings 20+ years of Industry experience in engineering services/product development, manufacturing, sales and distribution, in professional and entrepreneurial environments. In the last two decades, he has worked in business strategy, sales, solutions design, program & delivery management and led a company he founded as its Managing Director. His recent expertise include strategic sales, new business growth/incubation, acquisition identification/synergies and strategic alliances/partnerships. Chetan has worked extensively with OEM’s and suppliers in Automotive, Industrial, Aerospace, Power Generation, Oil & Gas, FMCG & Precision Manufacturing sectors and past few years focused on transforming businesses leveraging IoT. In his recent assignment with a large technology services company, he spearheaded business, building productized solutions for connected factories, connected cars, connected care/healthcare, connected homes and smart cities. Prior to this he worked for a couple of start-ups and founded an engineering design firm in the early part of his career.
Chetan is Assistant Vice President and Global Sales Head for Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT). In addition, he is focused on initiatives around Smart Manufacturing &
Industry 4.0. In this role he enables customers with solutions and technologies that make business agile, efficient and resilient.
Chetan holds a Bachelors in Industrial & Production Engineering from Karnataka University.


AVP, Principal Architect, Engineering Services


Krishna Markande heads the Technology stream covering Software Product & Platform Services within Engineering Unit at Infosys. He focuses on Software Product Development, Engineering Cloud Services, Product Analytics, DevOps and Product Globalization for various customers from different verticals. He has rich experience in Software industry experience, including involvement in architecting and designing business needs of the customer by providing efficient software solutions of varying scale and size. He has also helped customers define the technology roadmap and has consulted in technology decision making in several occasions.

He has multiple thought leadership papers, patents and an esteemed speaker in several conferences in the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Globalization, SaaS, Cloud computing, DevOps, Analytics and IoT.


Associate Vice President, Smart Devices and IoT Solutions

HCL Technologies

Avnish Kumar is a Senior Engineering Leader and Technology Evangelist with over 22 years of experience in product engineering solutions. Avnish has led innovative market focused solutions in consumer electronics and IoT devices. He has built and managed world class Product Engineering Units, COEs, and Practices.

Avnish is currently working as the Associate Vice President of Consumer Electronics Devices Group at HCL Technologies. He is responsible for managing strategic business and driving innovation & technology differentiation for Converged Devices. As part of the new initiatives, he is focused on Smart & Connected Devices that touches Consumer Emotional Experiences and development of market strategies that leverage the “Internet of Devices” ecosystem.

Prior to joining HCL, Avnish worked at Tech Mahindra where he was responsible for building connected engineering and digital platform practice. He led the development of Cloud Based Intelligent Application Platform development in joint GTM model with a leading US based networking company.

He also worked at Wipro Technologies, where he had led Consumer Electronics, Semicon and Telecom Practices.

Avnish has led the development of some of the innovative IoT products that leverage Social, Emotional and AI technologies. He is also driving partnerships with customers for building IoT solutions that leverage AllJoyn and LoRA technologies.

Avnish has been regular speaker at leading IoT Forums and International Events. His interests are in Devices Connectivity & Convergence, Cognitive Analytics and Consumer Experiences.

Avnish holds an MBA from University of Melbourne, Australia and BE (Electrical Engineering) from NIT, Durgapur.


Head Strategic Initiatives


Over 30 years in the I.T industry, held various Senior Management positions at NVIDIA, Oracle, Sun Micro Systems and Silicon Graphics.

  • A versatile leader, successfully led various Country Head roles for Multinational Companies in Visualization, High Performance Computing, Storage Business, Government Business, Partner led Sales, Product management and Technology management.
  • A Business leader, with high energy who is able to transform vision into action. A leader by example, who is able to attract, inspire, lead, mentor and manage talented leaders, managers and individual contributors.
  • A Motivational leader, who is passionate about Transforming Young minds. Constantly engages with Academia and touch young students to realize their Power and Purpose in Life.
  • A Strategic leader, who creates and actively cultivates a work environment that emphasizes professionalism, positive morale, a “can-do” attitude, accuracy, timeliness, respect for others, honesty, opportunity for career growth and development and an
  • atmosphere that rewards “thinking outside the box” and going beyond minimum job requirements.


  • Strategy, Business Consulting, General Management, Leadership Mentoring, Team building, Sales, Marketing, Channel and Change Management.

E-mail: sivasankaran.laksh@gmail.com


Phone: +91-9880644133


APAC Head - SIs & Strategic Alliances


Jophy Varghese is APAC Head - Global System Integrators and Alliances for Verizon. He leads a cross functional global team to build business through strategic partnerships across the Asia Pac, Australia and Japan for the Global Systems Integrator partners.  As a business leader, he manages in-region P&L and revenue assurance across different service offerings.

Jophy has more than 16 years of IT & Communications Industry Experience across large corporations. He has been with Verizon for 8 years. Prior to this, he was with British Telecom & HCL.

Jophy has done his Post-Graduation in Masters in Business Administration - Marketing & IT and is a Bachelor of Engineering graduate. 


Director - Direct Tax and Regulatory services


Milan Shah is a Director in PwC India’s Tax and Regulatory Services team. He is also the National lead for Digital and eCommerce sectors for PwC India’s Tax and Regulatory Services Practice. He serves a wide range of clients in the Technology, Infocomm, Entertainment and Media (TICE) and other sectors.

He has over 16 years’ experience in advising MNCs on setting up their Indian operations as including structuring of FDI, tax-efficient funding mechanisms and joint venture arrangements, business and financial restructuring, providing strategic advice in litigation-related matters and tax risk mitigation strategies, resolving major Tax disputes with tax authorities, etc..

He is a regular speaker at on various conferences organised by trade and other bodies including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and writes frequently in leading newspapers and magazines.

Milan is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a commerce graduate.


Head - New Technologies Innovation & Incubation



Innovation Program Lead


Currently Innovation Program Lead with SAP Labs India MD’s office.

An IIM K graduate in management associated with SAP for more than 8 years,Prior to the current role Viswa was driving  customer focused innovation in areas of Mobile, Data Platform & Design.





Puneet Gupta is Brillio’s Chief Technology Officer, who offers over 20 years of research experience and high-level expertise in designing technology and innovation strategies. In his role at Brillio, Puneet drives and manages the companies’ technological capabilities and assesses the quality of emerging products for clients. His expertise spans across mobile computing, social technologies, wireless, IoT and converged digital networks, including cloud-based communication. He holds more than 60 patents (granted and published) in mobile, social technologies and user-experiences.

Prior to joining Brillio, Puneet handled complex product development projects as a technology researcher at Infosys, Lucent Technologies, and Bell Labs, and includes wide-ranging experience in emerging digital mobility directly to market enterprises. He is also credited with the conceptualization of mobile internet platforms for service providers and other enterprises. Puneet has shared his ideas and perspectives in more than 100 publications, including books, analyst reports, and articles. Puneet has spoken at a number of world technology forums and conferences, and is on the editorial and advisory boards of industrial houses, journals, and magazines.

Puneet lives in Bangalore, India.


Founder & CEO


Sukhvinder Lamba is a Thought Leader in the space of IoT and Connected Automobiles. He has rich experience of 18 years in setting up new initiatives, establishing business in space of IOT, Connected Automobiles and Cloud Computing.

Sukhvinder is founder and CEO of Waypals, which is one of most advanced and comprehensive Connected Vehicle Service. He is seasoned professional in the space of Telematics, Connected Infotainment, Usage Based Insurance and Vehicle Connectivity/Security.

Sukhvinder is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) and holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering with specialization in Computer Science.


Business Consultant (Chief Design Office, IoT), Independent Researcher

Tech Mahindra

Muni Prabaharan is currently associated with Tech Mahindra, as Business Consultant (Chief Design Office Practice), Bangalore. He has dominant experience in New Product Design, Value Engineering, Lean Six Sigma and Connected Engineering. His primary consulting areas are Internet of Things / Digital / Connected Engineering, Strategy Consulting, Value Engineering and Time to Market. He is certified professional of Six Sigma Black Belt, Associate Value Specialist Process, Lean Design, Management Knowledge and Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence. He has 10+ Organizational level honors in his credits. He worked for one of North American Consumer Appliance of being in United States & Mexico.

He has been written around 101 scientific papers at International Journal and Conferences. Also serving as Associate Editor, Keynote Speaker (one among Nobel Prize winner & Top 6 Scientist),Technical Reviewer and Editorial Board Member of 15+ International Journals and Conferences. He has 15+ International honors in his credits. Offered as Honorary Doctorate by UK based community.


SMTS - Senior Data Engineer

Oracle Labs

Ranjay Singh is Senior Data Engineer at Oracle's research wing - Oracle Labs. He working on In-Memory Analytics appliance for Cloud-scale infrastructure with data scan rate reaching upto 100 TB/sec. He is a at the crossroads of massive data, typical of an IoT cloud offering and specializes in machine and deep learning applications for the same.

He's a proud alumni of IIT Guwahati and an electronics hobbyist.


Business Head/General Manager

Innovalus Technologies

  • Enterprising IT management professional recognised for delivering competitive advantage, high performance and quality, and growth in revenue and profit margins by leveraging emerging technologies and methodologies
  • 22+ years of experience in India and USA, with proven success in creating technology products that meet business imperatives, managing key clients and vendors worldwide, and building, leading and guiding cross-functional teams
  • Technical expertise includes virtualisation, cloud computing, IP Sec, data centres, service provider networks VPN and TCP/IP

Professional Experience 



Global Business Head /General Manager -Captives

Headed the organization implementing the goto marketing initiatives for hunting and harvesting of customer acquisitions, lead generation, segmentation, targeting and positioning in the customer market. Convey the value preposition of the organization to new customers and aided in new customer engagements through relationship selling.



Program Manager / Project Coordinator

Headed the pre-sales and business development function in addition to leading comprehensive planning, management, solution architecture, and delivery operations for multiple projects in coordination with front and backend teams in India. Built and maintained strong relationships with key influencers within client organisations.


HIMALAYA NETWORKS LLC (Entrepreneurial Venture), USA, Jun 08 – Oct 12

Founder and Chief Technology Officer



General Manager / Head – Product Engineering Solutions and Business Development


TELLABS, USA, Jun 04 – Jul 06

Director, 2005 – 2006 | Staff Manager, 2004 – 2005


XAMBALA, Chennai, India, Aug 04 – Dec 04

Director of Engineering


Virtue Insight

Virtue Insight equips business professionals around the world with the latest indepth industry knowledge and provides networking opportunities in the telecom, infrastructure and pharmaceutical industry. Our aim is to provide a platform to share knowledge and insights and provide our event attendees to network effectively and deliver maximum ROI by make new business alliances. We strive to produce high quality conferences which include the latest topics which are delivered by world class leaders of the industry.

Our motto is to offer our customers the expertise and connections for a profitable business. Our events encompass an optimum chance to gain maximum value in terms of networking and an opportunity to sponsor and exhibit to attract new business alliances.


Telecom Watch

TelecomWatch is the only “Publishing-House” in India which is fully & totally focused / concentrated on Indian Telecom & its related industries. TelecomWatch serves well over 71,000 email ids & its products are seen daily by more than 1,00,000 pairs of important eye-balls, who are the actual business creators.

TelecomWatch endeavors to provide Fixedline, CDMA ( Mobile), GSM & Average Revenue Per User figs immediately on their release. Its products have proved to be excellent vehicles for “Online Advertising”.

TelecomWatch products provide online & offline timely & accurate info / data on vital happenings, latest tariffs & valid tenders through:

  • TelecomWatch-news flash
  • TelecomWatch-tariff databank
  • TelecomWatch-info bank
  • TelecomWatch-ad flash

Telecom Uncovered

Telecom Uncovered – Inside Telecom New World of Telecom is a website dedicated to provide latest information from Telecom Industry and Industries interlinked to Telecom Industry. We provide news and updates for the following:-

1.    News and Updates on Telecom Vendors & Operators (like Ericsson, ZTE, Huawei, NSN, 

       Vodafone, Airtel etc)
2.    Mobile Tariff Updates
3.    Updates regarding technology trends
4.    Reports on IT, VAS, Telecom and Mobile
5.    Updates on VAS, IT, Telecom and Gadget Industry
6.    Updates regarding Telecom Policies (TRAI, COAI etc.)
7.    Updates regarding Events in Telecom and Technology
8.    Advertising and Media


Uniqueness of Telecom Uncovered:-

  • Inside news from over the globe
  • First to upload the information
  • Growing day by day
  • Audience from Telecom Industry

Book My Training

Inspiration Unlimited eMagazine

"It’s true, that what we feed our brains with is what grooms us and eventually the society. Inspiration Unlimited eMagazine is a venture that is an All Positive, No Gossips Media Platform that brings Inspirational News & Stories from around the globe from various dimensions & strata of society. In a nutshell it's A delight for entrepreneurs, A vision for writers, A feast for energy seekers, A visionary platform for journalists, A pat on the back for those who struggle, A hope for readers of today & the strongest base for the future of a well-wired & positively inspired society"

Mind Commerce

Going To Meet

Hpc Asia


Convergence plus

Convergence Plus is a comprehensive online news portal providing reliable and valuable information on the Indian and Global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, covering telecom, mobility, broadcast, cable & satellite, entertainment, information technology and information security, etc.

Catch up with daily news updates and editorial features on the trends and technologies of the Global ICT industry. Convergence Plus tracks the latest policies, industry trends, investments, mergers and acquisitions, technological developments and new product launches in the Indian and International markets.

The Convergence Plus website and e-newsletter reaches out to a wide range of professionals spanning government departments, ministries and corporates in India and overseas.

For more information:


EFY Group

Electronics For You Group has grown to be the largest media player in the Indian electronics industry since its founding in 1969. With a print circulation of 500,000 in South East Asia, and an online global reach of 5,000,000 per month, this lean 200 people strong company has the reach to influence an entire industry of technical decision makers while having direct connections with a significant majority of the key players in this industry. Today, this media group is spread across eight cities of India.

IB&E Newstoday

The Techpanda

CSI - Computer Society Of India

Computer Society of India formed in 1965, the CSI has been instrumental in guiding the Indian IT industry down the right path since its formative years. Today, the CSI has 71 chapters all over India, 418 student branches, and more than 1,30,000 members, including India’s most famous IT industry leaders, brilliant scientists and dedicated academicians.

The mission of the CSI is to facilitate research, knowledge sharing, learning and career enhancement for all categories of IT professionals, while simultaneously inspiring and nurturing new entrants into the industry and helping them to integrate into the IT community. The CSI is also working closely with other industry associations, government bodies and academia to ensure that the benefits of IT advancement ultimately percolate down to every single citizen of India.

CSI- Bangalore Chapter (CSI-BC) is amongst the largest and most vibrant chapters of CSI. Programs conducted by CSI-BC have been benchmark programs for other Chapters of CSI and event managers alike. Many industry stalwarts are associated with CSI-BC.

Our website is : http://www.csibc.org, http://www.csi-india.org


Electronics Of Things

ElectronicsofThings.com is a sister site of Electronicsforu.com, the digital avatar of Electronics For You (EFY) magazine. Launched in 1969, EFY is counted amongst the leading publications in the fields of electronics and technology. ElectronicsOfThings is driven by the mission to enable its audience to benefit from the latest Internet of Things technology—be it as an organisation, individual or a nation. The website is loved by a wide range of readers, who have one thing in common—a serious interest in IoT technology.



You Tube


Linked in

Partnering with Virtue Insight means more than making the right contacts. It means being an insider. It means being connected to the right people with the right level of influence, and it means you are allied with a globally respected organization and leaders in the industry.?

Sponsorship, exhibiting and advertising packages are designed to provide a solid platform to help you stand out and make an impact. Our programs allow you to achieve your marketing goals and deliver a maximum return on your investment. We have developed convenient and customizable packages to help your organization meet its objectives and reach your target market.

Why Sponsor / Exhibit:

PROFIT: To Maximize
MARKET SHARE: Defending and Increasing Market Share
COMPETITION: To attach and defend against competition


  • Generating sales leads
  • Build brand image
  • Maintaining customer relations
  • Consolidating business relationships
  • Accessing new and emerging markets
  • Obtaining technical knowledge
  • Leverages the events extensive marketing campaign to add value to your organisations marketing strategy and budget leading up to the event
  • Live product demonstration to test market responses
  • Facilitating quick market penetration
  • Reach important targeted commercial prospects face to face in a social, relaxed environment. The ideal platform to build strong business friendships Strengthen your market position

Our conferences offer not only a unique combination of benefits (as listed above) to enable the sponsor/exhibitor to communicate the message but also a major opportunity that other forms of selling or media cannot provide.

Contact Us Today

Email - sponsor.uk@virtueinsight.com
Tel: +44-2036120886

Email - sponsor@virtueinsight.com
Tel: +91 44 64536444

Our highly researched conference agenda delivers all the latest information and our world-class speakers attract delegates from around the world to attend. We aim for our attendees to be equipped with knowledge of latest developments and enable them to network with the industry key personnel.

What is the format of our conference programme?
The conference programme consists of world-class keynote addresses, case study presentations and panel discussions.

What are the benefits of attending?

  • Meet your peers in an interactive, discussion-based format designed to maximize knowledge transfer and networking
  • Enjoy our informal networking at drinks and lunch
  • Meet the leading solution providers in the market to forge partnerships and discover solutions
  • Receive electronic versions of the conference documentation for use of reference post-event.
  • Get ideas for?training topics?that you might want to present as professional development sessions to others in your workplace.
  • Observe speakers from the perspective of seeing what works really well so you can learn new public speaking techniques and strategies that you can apply when doing your own presentations.
  • Learn what not to do in presentations if you end up sitting through any sessions that fail to be engaging or informative.
  • Delegates also benefit from discounted rates onfuture event attendance

For more information or to register at the event please contact us TODAY:

Contact Us Today

Email - delegate.uk@virtueinsight.com
Tel: +44-2036120886

Email - delegate@virtueinsight.com
Tel: +91 44 64536444

Standard Price   1 or 2 Delegates - (INR 6,000 + Tax (15%) per delegate) - You can simply email or call and book your conference delegate seats on TEL: + 91 44 64536444. Email – delegate@virtueinsight.com  


Group Discounts – 3 or 4 Delegates - (INR 5,500 + Tax (15%) per delegate)  


Group Discounts – 5 or more Delegates - (INR 5,000 + Tax (15%) per delegate)  


Spot Registration on the day of the Conference 1 Day Conference - (INR 7,000 + Tax (15%) per delegate) 


Conference Sponsor & Exhibition Stall Should you wish to Sponsor, or purchase a Exhibiton Stall (Booth) or a paid Speaker Slot, you can simply email your interest and queries to – TEL: + 91 44 64536444. Email - sponsor@virtueinsight.com

The Lalit Ashok Hotel

Address : Kumara Krupa High Grounds, Next to CM Guest House, 

                 Bengaluru - 560001

Phone : +91 080 30527777

The session was informative – Accenture

It has been a good and well organised event with good learning – Cygnet Infortech

I am completely happy with the conference. Had a good time – Cygnet Infortech

Good and experienced speakers. Learned a lot about IOT, how IOT holds a future and how it is going to grow in the market. Excellent work in getting the presenters, speakers and panellists – Accenture

Conference gives current market trend and upcoming business area – Infinite Computer Solutions

Kudos to Virtue Insight for organizing an insightful summit with industry relevant speakers and great networking platform. Bangalore is a good place for hosting such events. Look forward for next summit – NEC Technology

Overall very good – Accenture

Was a great platform to understand current market pulse with respect to IOT, learned many new industry jargons and now I’m ready to take my organisation into IOT era – Pyro Telecom Solutions

Exciting to be part of this conference and learn about the most happening technology today. I have gained a good amount of experience and the ecosystem of IOT – Tata Communications

It was a good conference to understand more on IOT and where the business community is progressing – SLK Software Services

A great link of speakers with great insights on future possibilities in IOT space and things to watch out for – Accenture

Very good informative conference on IOT – BSNL

DOWNLOAD Amarjeet Mundi_IBM
DOWNLOAD Aniruddha Deswandikar_Microsoft
DOWNLOAD TechYugadi_IoT_Report
DOWNLOAD Uttam Kumar_Aircel

Conference pictures can be viewed and downloaded at our official Virtue Insight facebook page

Link - Click Here

You have been registered successfully!
Enter Password
Submit Close