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Opening Remarks by Conference Chairperson


Principal Advisor | Ecosystm

Manoj is an Information and Communications Technology Industry Visionary, with an illustrious career spanning over 4 decades. Till recently he was the President- Group Public Affairs and Member of the Group Exec. Board of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, one of India's Top Business Groups. In this role, he led Public Policy and Advocacy for the Federation of 150 Firms, engaging with all major sectors of the Economy. He has been an integral part of the pioneering effort that has helped catalyze the building of the Internet and Information Infrastructure of India. He also played a leading role in bringing together key building blocks of the technology infrastructure which serve as the bedrock that has enabled India as a Nation to leapfrog and leverage Digital Transformation for Public Good.

Manoj Chugh

Innovation Accelerators Shaping Business Outcomes


VP Consulting | Ecosystm

Peter is an award-winning and team-focused executive with a proven record of accomplishment in technology leadership, transformation, and innovation. He has a deep knowledge of systems and process thinking, the technology industry, the government sector, and their national and international ecosystems.

Peter was part of the international tech analyst and management consulting communities, including periods at Gartner and Forrester from 1999-2017. Most recently he was the Director of City Innovation at one of Australia's six state capital cities where he led the IT, geospatial, data and information management teams as well as the smart and sustainable city portfolios.

Peter Carr

Take Control of Your Digital Transformation


Executive Vice President | CtrlS Datacentres

Ranjit Metrani heads the Managed Services Business in CtrlS.
He comes with a track record of over 32 years of Sales management, technology and Business Development experience, and successful in leading diverse teams and creating GTM and Alliances. 
He has previously worked in large organizations like Dell and Infosys where he was heading sales and pre-sales and leading the digital transformation initiatives for customers.

Ranjit Metrani

8 Ways to Make Hybrid, Work. And It’s Not Rocket Science


Head of India | Logitech Electronics India Pvt. Ltd.

A seasoned sales professional with close to three decades of multi-domain sales experience in B2B 
enterprise and mid-market segments across India, South Asia & Middle East In the last ten years, Anand has been helping enterprise clients make informed decisions on their technology investments that help improve their customers’ experience. He lives life to the fullest, and when not making or saving money for businesses, he is busy with communities and groups to ensure that we leave a better planet for the coming generations. In pursuit of that, Anand is actively involved in conservation, environmental protection, trekking, cycling, barefoot running, exploration and all things outdoor.

Building and Skilling the Right IT Organisation


Group Chief Growth Advisor | Ecosystm

Anubhav is the Group Chief Growth Advisor at Ecosystm Group and is responsible for growing Ecosystm's research and advisory services, as well as identifying and scaling new business verticals.

As a Technology and Growth Executive, Anubhav specialises in incubating and building businesses from scratch having started Snapchat’s Asia operations and previously Rakuten Viber’s Global business operations as the first employee. Over the past two decades, he has run businesses across multiple geographies and industries like Internet, Technology, FMCG & Retail. Anubhav holds an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management and an Economics Honours Degree from Delhi University. 

Anand Lakshmanan
Anubhav Nayyar

Ones to Watch: Procol


Founder & CEO | Procol

Gaurav is the Founder & CEO of Procol. He is an engineer and designer who worked with enterprises including Zomato, Google before becoming an entrepreneur. He’s a forbes 30 under 30 recognised leader who loves to build impactful products and teams. He built Procol with the mission to make B2B buying faster, cost-efficient and reliable. Today, Procol powers the procurement process for 120+ enterprises in India, Middle East and South East Asia!

Gaurav Baheti

Ones to Watch: BlueSecures


Co-Founder & Chief Delivery Officer | BlueSecures

More than 25 years of experience in engineering, management and delivery of large-scale SaaS B2B technology applications and operations. Extensive experience in building and leading global technology teams across N. America, Europe and Asia. A result oriented and passionate leader with a proven track record of driving execution of product road-maps and consistent high performance and business value to customers.

Shail Maniar

Ones to Watch: Cloudlytics


CTO | Cloudlytics

Abhijeet is a visionary leader with a proven track record in helping global businesses securely navigate the cloud. He excels in crafting and implementing innovative security strategies, driving efficiency, and securing cloud adoption. With expertise spanning cloud security and compliance, Abhijeet is a dedicated SaaS evangelist. Beyond the digital realm, he's a creative tinkerer who enjoys the open road, constantly pushing the boundaries of what's achievable in the cloud. Abhijeet is the go-to expert for businesses seeking to leverage the cloud for success, offering profound insights and leadership in the digital age.

Abhijeet Chinchole

How to Run Scalable AI Projects in the Modern Enterprise


CEO & CO-Founder | Ecosystm

Ullrich is CEO of Ecosystm and is responsible for growth and expansion of the business including the development of new business models around Ecosystm’s research platform, and expanding its network of independent analysts to ensure users only get the most in-depth, expert insights available.

Prior to joining Ecosystm, Ullrich spent over 10 years at research firm, IDC where he held the position of MD for ANZ and earned a reputation for research and consulting activities in public and private sector organisations. A passionate advocate of disruptive technologies and innovation, Ullrich is a regular speaker at conferences and in the media. Ullrich holds a Master’s degree in Business & Economics, with majors in Industrial Economics, Industrial Management and Marketing.

Ullrich Loeffler

Cloud-native Architectures and Adaptive Scalability


VP Research | Ecosystm

Tim is Principal Advisor and brings more than 20 years of experience in designing and implementing Cloud, IoT, AI and Automation strategies to support businesses in their IT decisions. Tim has become among the most prolific analysts in the arena of Customer Experience with a true global following and leads Ecosystm’s CX practice.

In his previous role, Tim spent 12 years at Forrester Research, helping IT leaders improve their digital capabilities, prior to which he was Research Director for IT Solutions at IDC in Australia and UK. Tim boasts an international reputation as an entertaining and informative public speaker on the key trends in the IT market. He is a graduate from University of Technology Sydney with a BA majoring in Marketing and Research.

Tim Sheedy

Building Blocks for a Secure and Resilient Enterprise


VP, Industry Insights | Ecosystm

Sash is a veteran in primary and secondary research with almost twenty years of experience analysing, writing, and training in a wide range of industries and domains.

As a Principal Analyst at Ecosystm, Sash helps us see the bigger picture by delving into our insights and developing thought leadership to show where the industry is heading. She is also involved in delivering consulting projects and custom engagements. Sash holds a Masters in Education from the University of California, Irvine, and a Masters in English from Jadavpur University, India.

Sash Mukherjee

Panel Discussions

AWS Panel: The Future of the Workforce


Group Chief Growth Advisor



Vice President

AWS Training and Certification


Head Governance, Alliances & PMO

Bennett & Coleman

AWS Panel

CtrlS Panel: Navigating the Gen AI Frontier


CEO & CO-Founder




CtrlS Datacenters


Senior VP - Core Networks & Security Operations



Head - IT, Generation

RPSG Ventures

CtrlS Panel

Cloud4C Panel: Building the Perfect Cloud


Independent Analyst




Aavas Financiers


EVP - Technology Operations

Info Edge (India)

Cloud4C Panel

Forescout Panel: Harnessing Intelligence for Resilience


VP, Industry Insights



Regional Director, India & SAARC

Forescout Technologies


Senior Director - Cyber & Information Security

Sutherland Global Services

Forescout Panel
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