19th & 20th January | Virtual Conference

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India Digital Summit 2021 -
Most awaited Digital Summit

During these challenging time, IDS is here to virtually bring you thought leadership on various digital initiatives that will cover Policies, Business, Investment, Advertising, Digital Commerce, Start-ups Ecosystem, Emerging Tech, eSports and other Digital Trends. This year we're expecting more than 5000 delegates hailing from diverse backgrounds across industries.



Start of a New Decade

‘AATMANIRBHAR Bharat’ is the central theme of the Government to push ‘Make for the World’ Initiatives. The staggering increase in the total number of internet users in rural India recently presents us with the unique opportunity to establish India as a global powerhouse of Digital Growth. Now is the time to innovate and build indigenously. By leveraging digital means as a catalyst for empowering the last mile citizen, we shall reduce the overdependence on others while at the same time aspiring to be global.













Building National Digital infrastructure

Nurturing Indian Startups

Digitally Recharging Small and Medium Businesses

Innovative digital services beyond first 100 million paid customers

Digital Policies from Global Perspective but Indian Reality

Customer Experience

19 Jan 20 Jan

10:00Hrs to 11:00Hrs Inaugural Address Welcome Address & Moderation by - Mr. Anant Goenka, Executive Director, Indian Express

Address by Chief Guest - Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Government of India
11:10Hrs to 11:40Hrs Key Note The roadmap for the telecom infrastructure for the National Digital Communication Policy

PD Vaghela, Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

Neeraj Roy, Managing Director, Hungama
11:50Hrs to 12:40Hrs Panel Discussion Re-imagining India’s health data ecosystem

Keynote - Shri J Satyanarayana, Chairman, National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) Committee

Moderator - Dr. Akshay Zanjurne, Program Manager, Frost and Sullivan

Mayank Bathwal, CEO, Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company

Viren Shetty, ED and Group COO, Narayana Health
12:50Hrs to 13:30Hrs Panel Discussion Trends in the New Decade - Shaping the Future of Consumer Experience

Moderator - Karthik Rajaram, Country Head - India, Freshworks

Dipu KV, President – Head, Operations, Communities and Customer Service, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Jagdish Narayanan, Chief Information Officer, Reliance Jio Payments Bank

Ketan Phanse, VP & Head – Information & Digital Technology, InterMiles

Saurabh Tiwari, Chief Technology Officer, PolicyBazaar.com
13:40Hrs to 14:20Hrs Fireside Chat Building Aatmanirbhar Digital Bharat

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder, Paytm

Anant Goenka, Executive Director, Indian Express
14:30Hrs to 15:00Hrs Key Note Building Blocks of a Trillion USD Digital Economy

Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog

Ajit Mohan, Vice President & Managing Director, India, Facebook
15:10Hrs to 16:00Hrs Panel Discussion Creating workforce for tomorrow transforming skills landscape

Moderator - Mayank Kumar, Co-Founder and MD, upGrad

Dr. M Jayaprakasan, Joint Director- IT Cell, Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Shreyasi Singh, Founder and CEO, Harappa Education

Santanu Paul, MD and CEO, TalentSprint
16:10Hrs to 17:00Hrs Fireside Chat Moderator - Sunil Jain, Managing Editor, Financial Express

Nithin Kamath, Founder & CEO, Zerodha
17:10Hrs to 17:50Hrs Fireside Chat Getting to the Green Frontier: How Tech firms can drive India's development journey

Shri Jayant Sinha, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha

Rajan Anandan, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital
09:45Hrs to 10:30Hrs Fireside Chat Priya Kumar, Indian Writer and Motivational Speaker

Amit Sadh, Indian Film Actor
10:40Hrs to 11:10Hrs Fireside Chat India's Digital Story for next decade

Deep Kalra, Founder and CEO, MakeMyTrip.com

Prashant Tandon, Co-Founder and CEO, 1mg
11:20Hrs to 12:10Hrs Panel Discussion 50 years of Indic Computing- How relevant is an English first internet for Digital Bharat?

Opening Note - Vivekanand Pani, Co-founder, Reverie Language Technologies

Moderator - Rajesh Kalra, Executive Chairman, Asianet News Media & Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, Indiamart

Sandeep Nulkar, Founder and CEO, BITS Private Limited, Co-founder, Vernac Language Technologies

Arvind Pani, Co-Founder & CEO, Reverie Language Technologies Limited
12:20Hrs to 13:10Hrs Panel Discussion Changing the face of Indian SMBs- Product & Service Innovations

Moderator - Wriju Ray, Chief Business Officer, IDfy

Vishwadeep Bajaj, CEO & Co-Founder, Value First

Harsh Pokharna, Co-founder and CEO, OkCredit

Chaitanya Ramalingegowda, Director & Co-Founder, Wakefit.co

Vasudevan Chinnathambi, Co-founder, Ninjacart

Meghna Suryakumar, Founder & CEO, Crediwatch
13:20Hrs to 13:50Hrs Fireside Chat Reel a Reflection into Real

Anubhav Sinha, Indian Film Director

Tarun Katial, Ex-CEO, ZEE5
14:00Hrs to 14:50Hrs Panel Discussion Getting the Competitive Edge - Building SME Brands

Moderator - Vivek Bhargava, CEO, DAN Performance Group, Dentsu Aegis Network, Co-Chair, Digital Advertising Committee, IAMAI

Taran Chhabra, Founder, Neeman's

Shantanu Deshpande, Founder, Bombay Shaving Company

Ahana Gautam, CEO & Co-Founder , Open Secret
15:00Hrs to 15:50Hrs Panel Discussion Placing Indian SME products on the global map

Moderator - Shayak Mazumder, Founder & CEO, Eunimart Multichannel

Rajendran Dandapani, Director of Engineering, Zoho

Anuj Kumar, Co- Founder, Chief Revenue & Operating Officer, Affle India Pvt Ltd

Pranav Bhasin, Director, MSME & Seller Experience, Amazon
16:00Hrs to 16:50Hrs Panel Discussion Building future ready logistics network for the Country

Keynote - Shri Pawan Kumar Agarwal$, Special Secretary, Logistics, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Moderator - Ramasubramaniam B, Co-Founder & COO – Strategic Initiatives, BlackBuck

Alok Joshi, Vice President - Supply Chain, Customer Service, Logistics & Transformation, Hindustan Unilever

Sumesh Rahavendra, SVP, Commercial, Freight Tiger

Nitin Jayakrishnan, Founder and CEO, Pando
17:00Hrs to 17:30Hrs Fireside Chat Building a Data Driven Innovation Ecosystem in India

Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Co-Founder, Infoedge

Ashish Kashyap, Founder & CEO, INDmoney.com
17:40Hrs to 19:40Hrs Awards India Digital Awards

Startup Innovation Showcase starts at 11.30 am on 19th January

Closed-Door Startup Investors Meet, starts at 11.30 am on 20th January

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