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MUMBAI DEC 11-12, 2015
A feature packed schedule offering key insights

DAY 1 Friday, 11 December

  • 10.30 AM Samiran Gupta Head of India - ICANN

    Play your role in India's Internet Governance

    The Indian Internet Business Community is thriving. Learn how these influencers - with the power connect everyday audiences to the internet via domains or internet access- are quickly becoming a key stakeholder in India's commitment to Internet Governance.
  • 11.20 AM Shridhar LuthriaSr. Vice President - Channel Partnerships, Endurance

    Building a Web Presence Business that stands the test of time

    Join Shridhar Luthria in building a business plan for an ideal web presence business in this fast paced industry. Shridhar attempts an all new format, engaging you in a conversation with other established business owners, who have stood strong and scaled up through the various changes in the industry.
  • 12.15 PM Kevin KopasChannel Manager, APAC - Public Interest Registry

    More Than A Domain

    This session is focused on the value added services and ancillary products resellers should be focusing on in order to create customers for life.
  • 1.00 PM
  • 2.00 PM Crystal PetersonDirector, Registry Services - Neustar

    Getting Your Customers Found in a Crowded Marketplace

    Consumers’ local search habits are getting more sophisticated than ever. Competition is fierce, and businesses need to be prepared with the right information and experience their customers are looking for on all types of devices from smartphones, tablets to PC/laptops. Discover findings from the 8th annual Search Survey from Neustar and comScore that will showcase why:
    •   Mobile Usage is Increasing for Consumer Search
    •   Local Search Sites & Engines Are Important Consumer Tools
    •   'Local' Search Results Are Preferred
  • 2.30 PM Brian UnruhBrand Operations - Endurance

    The Indian Market: An Outsider's View

    Based on an interesting mix of statistics, trends and views, Brian Unruh brings together an outsider's perspective on the Indian web presence ecosystem. This session will cover strategies that have worked wonders in other markets and can be adopted in the Indian scenario
  • 3.00 PM Mahesh MurthyFounder - Pinstorm, Managing Partner - Seedfund

    Net Neutrality

    The Internet as we know it could be changing. Net Neutrality has been the norm since the dawn of the World Wide Web since the late 80's, but was never considered a law. Join Mahesh as he stresses on the implications of an internet without free access and the backlash this could have on entrepeneurs looking to make their presence felt online
  • 3.40 PM
    Coffee Break
  • 4.10 PM Anand VoraDirector, Business Development - Donuts Inc.

    Guide to growing your business and finding success with new TLDs

    Globally, new TLDs have presented an opportunity for registrars and resellers to grow their customer base and business. Even though India is viewed as one of the fastest growing markets in the domain name space, the channel has yet to capitalize on these opportunities, lagging behind its counterparts. This session will not only share best practices and learning from North America, Europe and Asia, but also provide you with a step by step guide on how to grow your business so that you can compete on a global scale.
  • 4.40 PM Vivek BhargavaCEO - iProspectCommunicate 2

    Future of Advertising

    We are now living in the digital age, the age of artificial intelligence, robotics, mobile, internet of things and other exponential technologies that are redefining the word "digital". With two decades of experience in everything that combines entrepreneurship and digital enterprise, join Vivek as he lists out all the tips and tricks to help you ride the digital wave.

DAY 2 Saturday, 12 December

  • 11.00 AM Ankit FadiaBrand Ambassador - Digital India Initiative

    Cyber Security : The key to realising the dream of a truly "Digital India"

    Join Ankit as he shows exactly how a robust Cyber Security system is imperative to establishing a successful and effective "Digital India"
  • 11.40 AM Sachin PukaleFounder - Internet of Things (IoTMUM)

    IoT Overview and Use Cases

    •   What is Internet of Things?
    •   Internet of Things! Why Now?
    •   Market Potential - Overview
    •   Industries That will be disrupted with IoT
    •   IoT Applications
    •   IoT System Components
    •   Global Eco System & Alliances
    •   Indian Company Eco-system
  • 12.30 PM
  • 1.30 PM Panel Discussion

    New gTLDs : What's really in a name?

    Hear about the evolution of new gTLDs and all that there is to know about them from key players in the industry. A panel of new gTLD registries and registrars will evaluate the year that has gone by in the new gTLD space, highlight key trends and discuss their expectations in the future. This session will cover new gTLDs that have done well, launches to look forward to, proven strategies and opportunities for different channel partners and customers.

    Shridhar Luthria
    Sr. Vice President - Channel Partnerships, Endurance
    Ravin Ohri
    Co-Founder, .Desi
    Nivu Hussain
    Marketing Manager - .CLUB Domains
    Berend van Dalfzen
    Managing Director - Realtime Register
    Neha Naik
    Director, Channel Partnerships - Radix Registry
  • 2.30 PM Panel Discussion

    Do-it-Yourself Vs Do-it-for-me: Which one suits Indian SMBs today?

    While the DIY culture waits for large scale acceptance in India, is DIFM the bandwagon to join? Join this exciting panel talk where experts discuss the latest trends in e-commerce SaaS technologies, omni channel, mobile commerce and more.

    Vargab Bakshi
    Partner Manager - South Asia - Shopify
    Chris Sheridan
    Head of Channel Sales -
    Ankur Goel
    Country Manager -
    Nitin Purswani
    Founder -
  • 3.30 PM Richard DugganExecutive Director, APAC - Ingram Micro Cloud

    Hosting companies & IT resellers – Pivot to the cloud?

    The Market landscape for hosting companies and IT resellers is rapidly changing.We will examine the changes the Industry is undergoing and review the impact that cloud is having on these businesses. We will discuss potential strategies, through examples, that you can follow to maximize opportunity
  • 4.00 PM
    Coffee Break
  • 4.30 PM Aditee ReleDirector, Technical Evangelism - Microsoft

    Responsive Web – a step towards Modern Web

    The web celebrated it’s 25 year anniversary last year and has created enormous impact since then with respect to reach, diversity, interoperability. In that time, the underlying technologies have shifted a ton. From loose standards processes, a lot of proprietary standards (ActiveX, VBScript, BHOs, VML) to emerging standards and interoperability and now the modern web - accelerating HTML5 platform, mobile web, JavaScript heavy apps. Today’s Internet users consume the web from a variety of devices with varying form factors – from PCs to tablets to phablets and phones. Responsive web is a concept of developing a websites such that the layout changes based on the device being used. In this talk, we will look at simple measures to ensure that your website caters to the modern web with responsive design.
  • 5.00 PM Santosh GannavarapuCo-Founder & Head - SMB, Sokrati

    Online Advertising: Earn More Earn Often

    What after the hosting and the website is sold? How to make the customers sticky? What other products and solutions can be provided to your customers? How to increase your margins? I will be addressing these concerns and suggest ideas on how you would be able to earn more and more often from your customer base.

DAY 1 Friday, 11 December

  • 2.00 PM - 3.00 PM Harish LaddhaIngram Micro

    Build your Cloud business with Ingram Micro

    Explore the world of cloud service aggregation for Hosting companies and IT resellers with Ingram Micro. Also learn about our strategy to help scale up your business and increase profitability in the Cloud.
  • 3.00 PM - 3.40 PM Apurv ModyAdwebTech

    Profit from SSL

    Profit from reselling SSL certs.Symantec family of SSL certificates protect more than just websites.Become an SSL champion today!
  • 4.10 PM Saifi KhanContainer Logic


    Docker is an important OS-level resource virtualization technology that disrupts the way software is developed, packaged and deployed. It is also an Open Source project.
The biggest names in the industry today - under one roof
Crystal Peterson
Director, Registry Services - Neustar
Crystal Peterson, Director of Registry Services & Global Channel Management for Neustar, Inc., is a key player in the growth of Neustar’, .CO, .nyc and .US domain name products. With the launch of the .nyc domain in October 2014, Crystal helped .nyc be the fastest growing city extension in the world with the most domains under management. Traveling more than 100,000 miles each year, Crystal forges some of the company’s most strategic registry partnerships while cultivating relationships with registrars and resellers in all corners of the globe. Amongst her many roles prior to her position at Neustar, Crystal handled the Global Sales and Channel Marketing for the company behind the .CO domain for its global launch and management, which was acquired by Neustar in 2014. .CO launched just over five years ago with great success and reaching over 1 million domains under management in less than one year. She has also been the Marketing & Communications Manager for Public Interest Registry, which manages the .ORG Top-Level Domain. But just as with most successful professionals, there is more than meets the eye with Crystal. Along with a wealth of experience in marketing and administration, Crystal has performed with multiple professional dance organizations across the United States and has served the community by assisting individuals with developmental disabilities. A cornerstone of the Registry Team, Crystal Peterson continues to push the company to new heights, one domain name at a time.
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