Speakers

Speakers

scott davis

Scott Davis

Scott Davis is author of the book Groovy Recipes: Greasing the Wheels of Java and two ongoing IBM developerWorks article series (Mastering Grails and in 2009, Practically Groovy). Scott writes extensively about how Groovy and Grails are the future of Java development. He teaches public and private classes on Groovy and Grails for start-ups and Fortune 100 companies.

Scott is the co-founder of the Groovy/Grails Experience conference and is a regular presenter on the international technical conference circuit (including GIDS, No Fluff Just Stuff, JavaOne, OSCON, TheServerSide and QCON). In 2008, Scott was voted the top Rock Star at JavaOne for his talk "Groovy, the Red Pill: How to blow the mind of a buttoned-down Java developer".

Daniel Steinberg

Daniel Steinberg

Daniel Steinberg has spent the last three decades programming the iPad and iPhone. OK, he hasn't. But he's been programming the iPhone and the iPad since the SDK's first appeared in beta and Mac OS X for many years before. Daniel is the author of the book iPad and iPhone App Development (https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ipad-iphone-app-development/id571023793?mt=11), the official companion book to the popular iTunes U series from Stanford University taught by Paul Hegarty in Fall 2011.

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. He has significant experience in architecture, design, and development of software applications. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a frequent invited speaker at various international software conferences and user groups and a Great Indian Developer Summit Alumni.

He is author of .NET Gotchas (OReilly), coauthor of 2007 Jolt Productivity Award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer (Pragmatic Bookshelf) and author of Programming Groovy(Pragmatic Bookshelf).

Pratik Patel

Pratik Patel

Pratik Patel is the CTO of Atlanta based TripLingo (http://www.triplingo.com/). He wrote the first book on 'enterprise Java' in 1996, "Java Database Programming with JDBC." He has also spoken at various conferences and participates in several local tech groups and startup groups. He's in the startup world now and hacks iOS, Android, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Rails, and ..... well everything except Perl. Pratik's specialty is in large-scale applications for mission-critical and mobile applications use. He has designed and built applications in the retail, health care, financial services, and telecoms sectors. Pratik holds a master's in Biomedical Engineering from UNC, has worked in places such as New York, London, and Hong Kong, and currently lives in Atlanta, GA.

Shankar Garg

Shankar Garg

Shankar is an agile enthusiast with expertise in Automation Testing. He has worked in all phases of software development life cycle in capacity of Automation Tester, Automation Test Architect and Automation Lead. He has an excellent understanding of Selenium RC, Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber, Robotium, Appium, Core Java, TestNG, Agile methodologies, specifically SCRUM, TDD and BDD. He started his journey in IT industry as a Java developer before transitioning to the automation world. Since then he has been working with different clients for Website and Mobile Automation using different flavors of Selenium. He is Certified Tester (ISTQB) and Certified Programmer for Java (SCJP 5.0) and Oracle 9i (OCA).

Arnav Gupta

Arnav Gupta

Arnav is an Android Platform Engineer at Cube26 Software. He is also parallely studying Electronics and Electrical Engineering at Delhi Technological University. Arnav has been involved with Android for the last four years, and mostly works on enhancing and developing the core OS. He has contributed two features to Google's upstream Android source which is present in Android version 4.4 (Kitkat) and two more of the features he has coded can be seen in the developer preview of Android L as well. Arnav is a part of community open source projects like CyanogenMod and AOKP where he has been adding features in Android that make the phone more contextually aware and accept non-conventional inputs from users other than traditional touches and keypresses. At Cube26, Arnav is currently working on similar natural gesture and motion recognition methods to make the smartphone smarter. Much of his work can be found at github

Abhay Aggarwal

Abhay Aggarwal

Abhay Aggarwal is a Principal Consultant at Xebia. He has over 14 years of experience in building engaging user experiences for both web & mobile. He has worked all over the world with startups and big corporations, delivering solutions for healthcare, pharma, financial, retail, & publishing domains. As part of Xebia, he has been part of passionate teams that deliver exceptional solutions for customers, from the web, to mobiles, and now, on embedded devices.

Abhay loves evangelizing about technologies that make it possible to create & deliver interactive experiences, and spoken at various prestigious fora, including Mobile Developer Summit 2011. He is passionate about geeking in Mobile & IoT, being Agile, tinkering with code, reading & writing fiction, though not necessarily in any order.

Harish Sivaramakrishnan

Harish Sivaramakrishnan

Harish is Vice President of Front End Engineering and UX at FreeCharge.in. Harish heads the UX, Design and the front end engineering teams that is building the next generation of products that redefine recharge and utility payment experiences across web and mobile platforms.
Previously, Harish worked as the User Experience / User Interface architect at Myntra.com. In this role, Harish was responsible for the entire client side user interface architecture across web and mobile offerings of Myntra.com. Harish also played an active role in conceptualising the future looking offerings of Myntra.com, working closely with the leadership across engineering and product management.

Prior to joining Myntra, Harish was a Developer Evangelist at Adobe Systems. In the evangelist role, Harish's responsibilities included evangelizing Web & Open Standards and Adobe's innovations in that space worldwide, Speaking at tech conferences, establishing strategic partnerships with existing customers and also identifying prospective partnership / evangelism opportunities.
He has previously held multiple positions in Engineering functions at Adobe.

Vivek Jain

Vivek Jain

Vivek Jain is a Lead Consultant (Application Developer) with ThoughtWorks, Pune and has over 11 years of industry experience. Vivek has worked with various technologies from building resume search engine for India's top job portal (Naukri.com) to helping a major US Airline with their mobile application development on iPhone, Android as well as Mobile Web. When Vivek is not working, he likes to explore upcoming technologies (like iBecons and wearable technology).

Jigish Chawda

Jigish Chawda

Jigish is an Application Developer at Thoughtworks. Entrenched in mobile application development since the start of his career, with a big focus on cross-platform development, Jigish has a hands-on experience on Android, iOS, Windows phone 8 and Mobile Web platforms, being part of teams responsible for developing apps for all the platforms. He has presented in Droid Summit 2013 and Mobile Developer Summit 2013, on the topic of "Unit and Functional Testing in Android", which was well received.

He has a penchant for exploring anything new, be it frameworks, development paradigms, or something non-technical. When he is not working, you will find him playing Table Tennis, reading or learning new things. His latest area of interest is open hardware.

Tushar Choudhary

Tushar Choudhary

Tushar is an android enthusiast and has crafted several beautiful applications from android 2.0 to android 4.4. He is currently working with Xebia India in the mobile team and is working on varied domains and technologies. Tushar has an experience of 3 years mainly in android development. He is a speaker and has shared his findings in many knowledge sharing programs.

Garima Sharma

Garima Sharma

Garima is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. Her areas of interests are Android Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Infrastructure Setup and Automation. She developed the Android application for ideaboardz.com and conducted sessions as part of an Android Bootcamp for ThoughtWorks. Also, she was a speaker at DroidCon and DroidSync, where she talked about performance, optimization and usability of Mobile apps. Apart from Mobile Applications, she was involved in building an automation project through which one could setup the whole production infrastructure by just a single command. She believes that following practices such as CI/CD is an integral part of Mobile Development.

Ankit Rastogi

Ankit Rastogi

Ankit Rastogi is a Consultant at Xebia. He has received a B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communications. He has been active in the area of JAVA/J2EE Enterprise web applications and Mobile apps development for the past 4 years. His international experience includes projects and consultancies in America, Switzerland, Netherlands, India. His current area of interest involves development and performance optimization of mobile web and hybrid apps. Currently in his free time he is actively developing an open source Real User Monitoring (R.U.M) solution for mobile apps that will provide key performance insights that can be turn into business intelligence.

Krishna Vattipalli

Krishna Vattipalli

Krishna is a tech entrepreneur and has over 13 years of experience in working with various technology platforms. He currently leads a team that specializes in mobile application development. He is also passionate about developing products that cater to the every day needs of all.

Nazneen Rupawalla

Nazneen Rupawalla

Nazneen is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. She has been into Android development for the last few years and has been involved in a wide variety of Android projects. She has added an image recognition and social discounting feature for a shopping application, for a retail chain. Before that, she was part of a team that worked on a File Archiving and Syncing application. She has conducted two Android Bootcamps successfully for ThoughtWorks and has also been involved in code-jams for a local issue tracker application called Project Kranti. She has also been an active speaker in the Android community, and has spoken at various conferences including Mobile Developer Summit 2013. She is an Android enthusiastic, always eager to explore and learn something new.

Steven Hepting

Steven Hepting

Steven is a Senior iOS Developer at Twitter working on code for third-party developers. He was previously on the 15 person iOS team at Yammer before the acquisition by Microsoft. He hails from the flat province of Saskatchewan in the cold and snowy Canada. He has been in the foggy San Francisco ever since with his wife and Greyhound. He spent 4 months living in Chennai, working in Tambaram. He has a couple handy open-source apps demoing Kiwi for unit-testing on the Mac and other for generating 1000's of contacts on test devices.

Raghavendra Ural

Raghavendra Ural

Raghavendra is an evangelist and a speaker. In the past, he gave talks on IOT, Windows 8 Sensors, HTML5, Intel XDK and Intel Perceptual computing. His IT journey started 14 years back. During this journey he worked on various web and enterprise technologies. Currently he is responsible for evangelizing various Windows 8 topics, HTML5 and other Intel tools and SDK. Raghavendra enjoys meeting people, sharing knowledge, understanding technical challenges and providing solutions. He is currently working as Technology Evangelist for Developer Relationships Division @ Intel. You can reach him on twitter: @ragural and LinkedIn: in.linkedin.com/in/ragural/

Shwetha Doss

Shwetha Doss

Shwetha Doss is a Sr. Application Engineer at the Software and Service group at Intel Corporation working on enabling application on the next generation Intel(R) core processors and Intel® RealSense technology. Previously at Intel, Shwetha was a technical consultant on the Intel Performance team, where she worked on optimizing the ISV application for Intel architecture. Shwetha holds a master’s degree from the Portland State university.

Sukruth H V

Sukruth H V

Sukruth H V is working as a Technical consultant Engineer at Intel® Software and Solutions group. He is associated with Intel® Developer Product Division from past 3 years. He has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Computer science from VTU. He is involved in helping customers to Optimize and improve the performance of their applications using Intel® Software Tools and he is also involved in supporting embedded and mobile application developers using Intel® System Studio Tools.

Narendra Bhandari

Narendra Bhandari

Narendra Bhandari is the Director for Asia Pacific & Japan of the Intel Software and Services Group - Developer Relations Division at Intel. In this role he focuses on developing the software solutions market across Asia Pacific. Narendra drives engineering, marketing and business relationships with Software Organizations, Academia and software developers in the region across consumer and enterprise segments.
Narendra joined Intel in 1993 and has worked in the areas of systems software, CAD tools and 3D graphics. After returning to India from the United States in 1998, he was the general manager of the Internet Solutions Group, working with e-business solution providers. Narendra also awarded the highest honor for groups, the “Intel Achievement Award (IAA)” for delivering high-performance graphics software.
He has written technical papers in IEEE and ACM publications. Narendra earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Bangalore University in 1990, followed by a Master’s degree from Arizona State University in Computer Science. He has also undertaken project and research work at Centre for Development of Telematics CDOT and at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chennai in the areas of supercomputing and telecom infrastructure.

Amaranath Ellareddy

Amaranath Ellareddy

Amar is a Front End Technologist with 15 years of experience in designing and developing internet applications. He was a member of the core development team behind the very first WAP based Mobile banking application for Citi Bank in 2000. His expertise ranges from native iOS, Android, Cross platform frameworks like Phone Gap to MV* Javascript technologies. As a mobile technology strategist and solutions architect, he has helped many clients like JP Morgan Chase, Walgreens, Macy’s, Sephora, Target, AIG, Citi and several technology startups build award winning mobile and multi-channel presence.

Nitin Bansal

Nitin Bansal

Nitin Bansal is a Mobile Consultant (Application Developer) with Xebia India Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon and has over 3 years of industry experience. Nitin has worked with various technologies from building custom image maps of airport navigation for Sydney Airport, Australia to building rich mobile apps like naukri.com for Infoedge on Android. Nitin is an Android lover and love to try cool animations and new widgets. When he is not working you can find him playing cricket, table-tennis, watching you tube and teaching android. His latest area of interest is big data and analytics of real time world with mobile apps.

Rohan Mathai

Rohan Mathai

Rohan is presently working with Xebia India as part of the HI-team ,developing a product concerning MDM. During his free time, he develops games which only he find interesting .He is passionate about actively implementing rich UI's and irritating logic. He selectively works only on those technologies through which games are realizable.He has over 2 years development experience in android. Currently he is experimenting with implementing cross platform front-end frameworks for mobiles.

Prakash Sayini

Prakash Sayini

Prakash Sayini heads the innovation business development function at Vodafone India. He is one of the few passionate people in the industry who has been working with developers for more than 15 years. He founded and started Nokia ecosystem activities in India way back in 2007. He has more than 19 years of end-to-end telecom experience with global exposure.

Umesh Panchal

Umesh Panchal

Umesh Panchal is leading Biomatiques Identification Solutions as Vice President – Business Development for its state-of-art solution, IRIS MOBILE where the password feature would be supplemented with iris verification of identity of subject. He is a proficient person in the fields of IT & Security Management with biometric technologies to secure property & people for over 2 decades of work experience including overseas. Now as spearheaded leader of Biomatiques, he has an opportunity to compliment the industry with most accurate and highly reliable Iris Technology to mitigate the vulnerability in usage of mobile phones. His area of interest is to mentor the end-users to eliminate fraudulent attempts of impersonation of identity.

David Huang

David Huang

David is Senior Manager, Technology and Business Development, Connected Services, Ford Asia Pacific. In this position, Huang is responsible for technology and business development in the Connected Services organization across Ford Asia Pacific. Huang is based at Ford's Asia Pacific headquarters in Shanghai, China. He reports directly to Edward Pleet, Connected Services Director, Ford Motor Company, Asia Pacific and Africa, and Europe.
Prior to joining Ford in April 2013, Huang was a Senior Manager for Strategic Service Planning with Samsung, based in Beijing, where he was responsible for strategic service planning and mobile Internet service innovation. Huang also worked with Nokia between 2006 and 2012 in both Beijing and Shanghai, where he held a variety of positions, including in the corporate venture organization, the corporate development office, and the services organization overseeing a number of China local mobile Internet service products. Huang has also held other software engineering roles in both China and France.
Born and raised in Shanghai, Huang graduated from Fudan University in Shanghai in 1998, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Math.

Louis Liu

Louis Liu

Louis is Senior Engineer, Advanced Feature Development, Connected Services, Ford Asia Pacific. In this position, Liu is responsible for AppLink product development in the Connected Services organization across Ford Asia Pacific and is based in Ford's Asia Pacific headquarters in Shanghai, China.
Prior to joining Ford in 2013, Liu was a Senior Engineer for mobile app development and embedded system software development company and was one of the first android developers, working on android since the first android SDK release. He worked in TeleNav between 2007 and 2012, based in Shanghai, response for the mobile navigation development on various smart phone platforms. Prior to Telenav, he worked at Ricoh and was responsible for Ricoh's next generation scan and distribution system development.
Liu graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University in Shanghai in 2006, where he earned a Bachelor of Software Engineering.

Selvaganapathy Kaliamurthy

Selvaganapathy Kaliamurthy

An UX Engineer, Selvaganapathy enjoys coding CSS and Javascript. He is currently working as a Technical Leader with Cisco Systems (Video Technologies Group). An Invited Expert at W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) in HTML Working Group, Selvaganapathy is passionate about User experience, design and photography.

Vijayan Someswaran

Vijayan Someswaran

Vijayan is a Mobile Application Lead (Application Developer) with Accenture, Bangalore and has over 14 years of industry experience. Vijayan has worked with various technologies from building Protocol runtime for Symbian devices (Nokia) to helping a retail industry with their mobile application development on iPhone and Android. Vijayan is passionate about exploring cross platform technologies (like Sencha Touch).

Madhan

Madhan

Madhan is a Business Analyst with Accenture Software. He has extensively worked on enterprise solutions, with over 9 years of working knowledge on CRM applications. He has worked with some of the top enterprise solution providers and has been part of global CRM implementations. The industries include financial services, consumer goods and services. During his tenure with Accenture, he has played a key role in some of the global implementations and is now part of the product engineering team, playing a key role in defining and shaping the product road map for mobile and web solutions.

Vijay Krishna

BS Vijay Krishna

Vijay is the Digital Testing lead here at India, and is responsible for driving innovation, creation of assets and capabilities within Accenture to build, integrate, test and deliver testing solutions across Mobility, Interactive and Analytics. Until recently he has been the Offering Lead for Mobility Test Services. In this role, he has led several strategic assignments in consulting and delivery to leading Operators, OEMs and Semiconductor clients. He has been the Architect of the Accenture Integrated Mobile App test lab that helps clients across industries ensure development to deployment testing at faster time-to-market and low total cost of ownership. Vijay brings over 15 years of experience in various roles including strategy, product management, consulting, solution architecture, offerings, new business development, customer delivery and partner.

Debashis Pramanik

Debashis Pramanik

Debashis Pramanik leads Digital Security capabilities in India. He is also a subject matter expert in the areas of security, privacy and compliance. He has 20 years of experience as technology adviser and strategy analyst for emerging digital trends and transformations. His functional expertise includes business development, software products offerings creation, technology advocacy and strategy analysis.

Anwar Athar Khan

Anwar Athar Khan

Anwar Athar Khan is a Mobility Architect at Accenture Digital. He has over 12 years of experience in design and development of end to end enterprise mobile applications. Having earlier worked on GPS technology, he was an owner of Landmarks application on Nokia phones during Symbian days. His key technology experience is developing applications on MFC , Win32 during old days and design & development of end-to-end mobile application including HTML5 and J2ee based server side implementation.

Mohan Mahamkali

Mohan Mahamkali

Mohan Mahamkali is a Mobility Architect at Accenture Digital. He has over 10 years of experience in design and development of signature mobile apps for various Telecom Companies, Retail Groups, Financial Institutions & Net Suite ISV's across globe. His key technology experience includes Cross-platform, Android, Java ME, and Embedded Java from client side development front and various key frameworks around Java EE in enterprise arena. Apart from his interest in mobile and enterprise architectures, he is passionate about virtual machine architectures, pervasive, cloud, and grid computing.

Srivas Ramgopal

Srivas Ramgopal

Srivas is Business Development Lead for Accenture Digital. He joined Accenture in May 2010 and is a key member of the Accenture Mobility Product Offering Development group under Digital. Along with Business Development Srivas also leads Sales for Accenture Digital in India and is a key contributor to sales enablement with specialization in Mobility. In his current role, Srivas is responsible for business development and also for technology marketing. Srivas hosts multiple clients across multiple industries for visits & value/vision workshops , focusing on mobility, the business value that mobility provides and the potential strategies that clients should adopt to transform their business. His areas of expertize include – Mobility App development, Connectivity based Embedded software development (WLAN, USB protocol stack etc.), Sales and Business Development in Mobility.

Dhananjay Nath

Dhananjay Nath

Dhananjay is a Senior Manager &Developer evangelist for Vodafone, currently handling the Direct To Customer portfolio & the Service Delivery Platform. During his 13+ year stint within the Telecom domain, he has had a hands-onexperience spanning across verticals including Corporate Marketing, VAS, Retail Business Development,Sales, & Client Servicing. Prior to this, he washandling Mobile VAS conceptualization & business development for genres including Social Networking, Mobile Entertainment, and Contests& Premium Lifestyle products across traditional platforms. (VOICE,SMS,USSD)

In his previous stint with Vodafone Mumbai, Dhananjay a core member of the Retail Sales & Marketing Team handling the Vodafone Stores & Vodafone Mini Stores.

Balagopal K S

Balagopal K S

Backed with extensive years of hands-on experience in Mobile application development, Balagopal, a former Technology Expert at Nokia, Developer Champion and now managing Emerging Market Apps stores & Developer program at Vodafone Group, brings with him deep insights and expertise in the development of compelling applications for the mobile space. Engaging mobile application developers is his work, passion and hobby. On the personal front, he cools off by listening to music and enjoys long drives. Bala, having his own community and network of developer friends is a storehouse of solutions and a sure bet to extend your network.

Suneet Kumar Garg

Suneet Kumar Garg

Suneet joined Accenture in Oct. 2011 as an Oil & Gas SME with the Global Energy BPM Consulting Team and is a Sr. Manager within the IDC Resources Group based out of Mumbai. He is an SME in Energy – Upstream, Midstream (Gas), Downstream, Capital Projects and EPC. In his client facing roles, Suneet‘s focus is on helping companies realize value out of their investments in IT portfolio by aligning their Business Strategy with IT Strategy and increasing their ability to deliver differentiated value to shareholders and customers. Suneet has over 23 years of experience in Energy BPM consulting, Business Transformation, Operations Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Benefits Realization Mgmt. Suneet is also an Author for the to be released BABOK V3.0 by IIBA, Canada.

Harish Menon

Harish Menon

Harish Menon joined Akamai in 2009 and currently is the Head of the Web Experience Product line across Asia Pacific & Japan; which is responsible for technologies that help organizations have high-performing, secure, and personalized web experiences on any device, anywhere. In his current role, Harish Menon is responsible for identifying and executing key product initiatives to grow Akamai’s Web Experience products portfolio in APJ, which includes initiatives and innovations in both the consumer web space and the enterprise cloud area.

Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva

Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva

An Engineering Manager at Yahoo!, Gurpreet has around thirteen years of experience in developing large scale web and mobile applications. He is a Yahoo technical trainer for mobile and web technologies. He has extensive experience in building mobile/web based systems from grounds up with proven track record of delivering high quality projects in a timely manner. Gurpreet completed his MS Software Engineering from BITS Pilani.

Pinal Dave

Pinal Dave

Pinal Dave is a Pluralsight Developer Evangelist. He has authored 15 Pluralsight Courses and 11 SQL Server database books and have written over 3000 articles on the database technology on his blog. Along with 11+ years of hands on experience he holds a Masters of Science degree and a number of certifications, including MCTS, MCDBA and MCAD (.NET). His past work experiences include Technology Evangelist at Microsoft and Sr. Consultant at SolidQ.

Giridharan Somaskandan

Giridharan Somaskandan

Giri is a Development Architect working in SAP Labs India. He has more than 10 years of IT experience and also worked in a start up as Head of Products Division at Singapore which focused on SAP implementations in SEA regions. Giri also worked with most of SAP MaxAttention customers in India and delivered RSLF services.

Rishi Ahuja

Rishi Ahuja

Rishi Ahuja is a Senior Consultant at Xebia. He has received a B.Tech. degree in Computer Science. He has been active in the area of Continuos Delivery and Integration Engineering for the past 6 years. His international experience includes projects and consultancies in Americas, Belgium, Netherlands, India. His current area of interest involves in creating continuous delivery solutions for different platforms across different ecosystems.

Lohith

Lohith G N

Lohith works as a Technical Evangelist with Telerik in India. He has a industry experience of 14 years in building Web/Windows/SOA based Applications on Microsoft Platform. He has been awarded as 'Most Valuable Professional (MVP)" by Microsoft Corp for his expertise in ASP.NET/IIS. He is one of the community leads for Bangalore DotNet User Group (BDotNet) and regular speaker in local UGs.

Benu Mariantony

Benu Mariantony

Benu is a detail-oriented Senior SAP Technical Consultant with over seven years of experience in SAP HANA, SAPUI5, FIORI, ABAP (including the new features of 740), ABAP on HANA, ABAP Objects, ABAP - Webdynpro, Gateway Services (ODATA), HR-ABAP, Interfacing, ABAP XML Processing (XSLT, Simple Transformations, ODATA and JSON) and upgrade. Skilled in both the "object" and the "classical" sides of ABAP stream, Benu's focus is centered on dynamic programming, design, optimization, and performance tuning.

Pranab Punj

Pranab Punj

Pranab is an industry veteran with over 13 years of global experience across digital media & entertainment ecosystem. He has held senior level positions in brand management, product & general management, across premier MNC’s & Indian conglomerates.
Pranab is currently working as an Associate Vice President (AVP), Global Marketing at Vserv. In this role, Pranab is responsible for driving Vserv’s global marketing endeavors, brand positioning, PR, events and digital marketing. As a part of the senior leadership team, he plays a key role in devising and implementing Vserv’s marketing strategy for a diverse global target audience incorporating marketers, telecom operators and app publishers.

Prior to his current assignment, Pranab was working as the Director of Digital Media at Viacom 18. Pranab was responsible for driving marketing and managing the web business. In the past, Pranab was also associated with Turner Broadcasting Systems and in building multiple award winning brand “Zapak” across platforms.
Pranab’s contribution to this field has been acknowledged and he has been rewarded by the industry in the form of several notable awards that include "Best Digital Marketing Professional" at Mobbys, "Digital Media Campaign of the Year" at CMO Asia, amongst others. He is a post graduate in management from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune.

Scott Davis

Scott Davis

Scott Davis is author of the book Groovy Recipes: Greasing the Wheels of Java and two ongoing IBM developerWorks article series (Mastering Grails and in 2009, Practically Groovy). Scott writes extensively about how Groovy and Grails are the future of Java development. Scott teaches public and private classes on Groovy and Grails for start-ups and Fortune 100 companies. He is the co-founder of the Groovy/Grails Experience conference and is a regular presenter on the international technical conference circuit (including Great Indian Developer Summit, No Fluff Just Stuff, JavaOne, OSCON, TheServerSide, and QCON).

In 2013, Scott Davis was honored with the Rock Star Award at Great Indian Developer Summit for his stellar talks, energy, enthusiasm and connect with the Indian developer community. Scott is also an alumnus of Mobile Developer Summit.

Daniel Steinberg

Daniel Steinberg

Daniel Steinberg has spent the last three decades programming the iPad and iPhone. OK, he hasn't. But he's been programming the iPhone and the iPad since the SDK's first appeared in beta and Mac OS X for many years before. Daniel is the author of the book iPad and iPhone App Development (https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ipad-iphone-app-development/id571023793?mt=11), the official companion book to the popular iTunes U series from Stanford University taught by Paul Hegarty in Fall 2011.

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. He has significant experience in architecture, design, and development of software applications. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a frequent invited speaker at various international software conferences and user groups and a Great Indian Developer Summit Alumni.

He is author of .NET Gotchas (OReilly), coauthor of 2007 Jolt Productivity Award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer (Pragmatic Bookshelf) and author of Programming Groovy(Pragmatic Bookshelf).

Pratik Patel

Pratik Patel

Pratik Patel is the CTO of Atlanta based TripLingo (http://www.triplingo.com/). He wrote the first book on 'enterprise Java' in 1996, "Java Database Programming with JDBC." He has also spoken at various conferences and participates in several local tech groups and startup groups. He's in the startup world now and hacks iOS, Android, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Rails, and ..... well everything except Perl. Pratik's specialty is in large-scale applications for mission-critical and mobile applications use. He has designed and built applications in the retail, health care, financial services, and telecoms sectors. Pratik holds a master's in Biomedical Engineering from UNC, has worked in places such as New York, London, and Hong Kong, and currently lives in Atlanta, GA.

Shankar Garg

Shankar Garg

Shankar is an agile enthusiast with expertise in Automation Testing. He has worked in all phases of software development life cycle in capacity of Automation Tester, Automation Test Architect and Automation Lead. He has an excellent understanding of Selenium RC, Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber, Robotium, Appium, Core Java, TestNG, Agile methodologies, specifically SCRUM, TDD and BDD. He started his journey in IT industry as a Java developer before transitioning to the automation world. Since then he has been working with different clients for Website and Mobile Automation using different flavors of Selenium. He is Certified Tester (ISTQB) and Certified Programmer for Java (SCJP 5.0) and Oracle 9i (OCA).

Arnav Gupta

Arnav Gupta

Arnav is an Android Platform Engineer at Cube26 Software. He is also parallely studying Electronics and Electrical Engineering at Delhi Technological University. Arnav has been involved with Android for the last four years, and mostly works on enhancing and developing the core OS. He has contributed two features to Google's upstream Android source which is present in Android version 4.4 (Kitkat) and two more of the features he has coded can be seen in the developer preview of Android L as well. Arnav is a part of community open source projects like CyanogenMod and AOKP where he has been adding features in Android that make the phone more contextually aware and accept non-conventional inputs from users other than traditional touches and keypresses. At Cube26, Arnav is currently working on similar natural gesture and motion recognition methods to make the smartphone smarter. Much of his work can be found at github

Abhay Aggarwal

Abhay Aggarwal

Abhay Aggarwal is a Principal Consultant at Xebia. He has over 14 years of experience in building engaging user experiences for both web & mobile. He has worked all over the world with startups and big corporations, delivering solutions for healthcare, pharma, financial, retail, & publishing domains. As part of Xebia, he has been part of passionate teams that deliver exceptional solutions for customers, from the web, to mobiles, and now, on embedded devices.

Abhay loves evangelizing about technologies that make it possible to create & deliver interactive experiences, and spoken at various prestigious fora, including Mobile Developer Summit 2011. He is passionate about geeking in Mobile & IoT, being Agile, tinkering with code, reading & writing fiction, though not necessarily in any order.

Vivek Jain

Vivek Jain

Vivek Jain is a Lead Consultant (Application Developer) with ThoughtWorks, Pune and has over 11 years of industry experience. Vivek has worked with various technologies from building resume search engine for India's top job portal (Naukri.com) to helping a major US Airline with their mobile application development on iPhone, Android as well as Mobile Web. When Vivek is not working, he likes to explore upcoming technologies (like iBecons and wearable technology).

Jigish Chawda

Jigish Chawda

Jigish is an Application Developer at Thoughtworks. Entrenched in mobile application development since the start of his career, with a big focus on cross-platform development, Jigish has a hands-on experience on Android, iOS, Windows phone 8 and Mobile Web platforms, being part of teams responsible for developing apps for all the platforms. He has presented in Droid Summit 2013 and Mobile Developer Summit 2013, on the topic of "Unit and Functional Testing in Android", which was well received.

He has a penchant for exploring anything new, be it frameworks, development paradigms, or something non-technical. When he is not working, you will find him playing Table Tennis, reading or learning new things. His latest area of interest is open hardware.

Tushar Choudhary

Tushar Choudhary

Tushar is an android enthusiast and has crafted several beautiful applications from android 2.0 to android 4.4. He is currently working with Xebia India in the mobile team and is working on varied domains and technologies. Tushar has an experience of 3 years mainly in android development. He is a speaker and has shared his findings in many knowledge sharing programs.

Garima Sharma

Garima Sharma

Garima is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. Her areas of interests are Android Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Infrastructure Setup and Automation. She developed the Android application for ideaboardz.com and conducted sessions as part of an Android Bootcamp for ThoughtWorks. Also, she was a speaker at DroidCon and DroidSync, where she talked about performance, optimization and usability of Mobile apps. Apart from Mobile Applications, she was involved in building an automation project through which one could setup the whole production infrastructure by just a single command. She believes that following practices such as CI/CD is an integral part of Mobile Development.

Ankit Rastogi

Ankit Rastogi

Ankit Rastogi is a Consultant at Xebia. He has received a B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communications. He has been active in the area of JAVA/J2EE Enterprise web applications and Mobile apps development for the past 4 years. His international experience includes projects and consultancies in America, Switzerland, Netherlands, India. His current area of interest involves development and performance optimization of mobile web and hybrid apps. Currently in his free time he is actively developing an open source Real User Monitoring (R.U.M) solution for mobile apps that will provide key performance insights that can be turn into business intelligence.

Krishna Vattipalli

Krishna Vattipalli

Krishna is a tech entrepreneur and has over 13 years of experience in working with various technology platforms. He currently leads a team that specializes in mobile application development. He is also passionate about developing products that cater to the every day needs of all.

Nazneen Rupawalla

Nazneen Rupawalla

Nazneen is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. She has been into Android development for the last few years and has been involved in a wide variety of Android projects. She has added an image recognition and social discounting feature for a shopping application, for a retail chain. Before that, she was part of a team that worked on a File Archiving and Syncing application. She has conducted two Android Bootcamps successfully for ThoughtWorks and has also been involved in code-jams for a local issue tracker application called Project Kranti. She has also been an active speaker in the Android community, and has spoken at various conferences including Mobile Developer Summit 2013. She is an Android enthusiastic, always eager to explore and learn something new.

Steven Hepting

Steven Hepting

Steven is a Senior iOS Developer at Twitter working on code for third-party developers. He was previously on the 15 person iOS team at Yammer before the acquisition by Microsoft. He hails from the flat province of Saskatchewan in the cold and snowy Canada. He has been in the foggy San Francisco ever since with his wife and Greyhound. He spent 4 months living in Chennai, working in Tambaram. He has a couple handy open-source apps demoing Kiwi for unit-testing on the Mac and other for generating 1000's of contacts on test devices.

Raghavendra Ural

Raghavendra Ural

Raghavendra is an evangelist and a speaker. In the past, he gave talks on IOT, Windows 8 Sensors, HTML5, Intel XDK and Intel Perceptual computing. His IT journey started 14 years back. During this journey he worked on various web and enterprise technologies. Currently he is responsible for evangelizing various Windows 8 topics, HTML5 and other Intel tools and SDK. Raghavendra enjoys meeting people, sharing knowledge, understanding technical challenges and providing solutions. He is currently working as Technology Evangelist for Developer Relationships Division @ Intel. You can reach him on twitter: @ragural and LinkedIn: in.linkedin.com/in/ragural/

Shwetha Doss

Shwetha Doss

Shwetha Doss is a Sr. Application Engineer at the Software and Service group at Intel Corporation working on enabling application on the next generation Intel(R) core processors and Intel® RealSense technology. Previously at Intel, Shwetha was a technical consultant on the Intel Performance team, where she worked on optimizing the ISV application for Intel architecture. Shwetha holds a master’s degree from the Portland State university.

Sukruth H V

Sukruth H V

Sukruth H V is working as a Technical consultant Engineer at Intel® Software and Solutions group. He is associated with Intel® Developer Product Division from past 3 years. He has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Computer science from VTU. He is involved in helping customers to Optimize and improve the performance of their applications using Intel® Software Tools and he is also involved in supporting embedded and mobile application developers using Intel® System Studio Tools.

Narendra Bhandari

Narendra Bhandari

Narendra Bhandari is the Director for Asia Pacific & Japan of the Intel Software and Services Group - Developer Relations Division at Intel. In this role he focuses on developing the software solutions market across Asia Pacific. Narendra drives engineering, marketing and business relationships with Software Organizations, Academia and software developers in the region across consumer and enterprise segments.
Narendra joined Intel in 1993 and has worked in the areas of systems software, CAD tools and 3D graphics. After returning to India from the United States in 1998, he was the general manager of the Internet Solutions Group, working with e-business solution providers. Narendra also awarded the highest honor for groups, the “Intel Achievement Award (IAA)” for delivering high-performance graphics software.
He has written technical papers in IEEE and ACM publications. Narendra earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Bangalore University in 1990, followed by a Master’s degree from Arizona State University in Computer Science. He has also undertaken project and research work at Centre for Development of Telematics CDOT and at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chennai in the areas of supercomputing and telecom infrastructure.

Amaranath Ellareddy

Amaranath Ellareddy

Amar is a Front End Technologist with 15 years of experience in designing and developing internet applications. He was a member of the core development team behind the very first WAP based Mobile banking application for Citi Bank in 2000. His expertise ranges from native iOS, Android, Cross platform frameworks like Phone Gap to MV* Javascript technologies. As a mobile technology strategist and solutions architect, he has helped many clients like JP Morgan Chase, Walgreens, Macy’s, Sephora, Target, AIG, Citi and several technology startups build award winning mobile and multi-channel presence.

Nitin Bansal

Nitin Bansal

Nitin Bansal is a Mobile Consultant (Application Developer) with Xebia India Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon and has over 3 years of industry experience. Nitin has worked with various technologies from building custom image maps of airport navigation for Sydney Airport, Australia to building rich mobile apps like naukri.com for Infoedge on Android. Nitin is an Android lover and love to try cool animations and new widgets. When he is not working you can find him playing cricket, table-tennis, watching you tube and teaching android. His latest area of interest is big data and analytics of real time world with mobile apps.

Rohan Mathai

Rohan Mathai

Rohan is presently working with Xebia India as part of the HI-team ,developing a product concerning MDM. During his free time, he develops games which only he find interesting .He is passionate about actively implementing rich UI's and irritating logic. He selectively works only on those technologies through which games are realizable.He has over 2 years development experience in android. Currently he is experimenting with implementing cross platform front-end frameworks for mobiles.

Prakash Sayini

Prakash Sayini

Prakash Sayini heads the innovation business development function at Vodafone India. He is one of the few passionate people in the industry who has been working with developers for more than 15 years. He founded and started Nokia ecosystem activities in India way back in 2007. He has more than 19 years of end-to-end telecom experience with global exposure.

Umesh Panchal

Umesh Panchal

Umesh Panchal is leading Biomatiques Identification Solutions as Vice President – Business Development for its state-of-art solution, IRIS MOBILE where the password feature would be supplemented with iris verification of identity of subject. He is a proficient person in the fields of IT & Security Management with biometric technologies to secure property & people for over 2 decades of work experience including overseas. Now as spearheaded leader of Biomatiques, he has an opportunity to compliment the industry with most accurate and highly reliable Iris Technology to mitigate the vulnerability in usage of mobile phones. His area of interest is to mentor the end-users to eliminate fraudulent attempts of impersonation of identity.

David Huang

David Huang

David is Senior Manager, Technology and Business Development, Connected Services, Ford Asia Pacific. In this position, Huang is responsible for technology and business development in the Connected Services organization across Ford Asia Pacific. Huang is based at Ford's Asia Pacific headquarters in Shanghai, China. He reports directly to Edward Pleet, Connected Services Director, Ford Motor Company, Asia Pacific and Africa, and Europe.
Prior to joining Ford in April 2013, Huang was a Senior Manager for Strategic Service Planning with Samsung, based in Beijing, where he was responsible for strategic service planning and mobile Internet service innovation. Huang also worked with Nokia between 2006 and 2012 in both Beijing and Shanghai, where he held a variety of positions, including in the corporate venture organization, the corporate development office, and the services organization overseeing a number of China local mobile Internet service products. Huang has also held other software engineering roles in both China and France.
Born and raised in Shanghai, Huang graduated from Fudan University in Shanghai in 1998, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Math.

Louis Liu

Louis Liu

Louis is Senior Engineer, Advanced Feature Development, Connected Services, Ford Asia Pacific. In this position, Liu is responsible for AppLink product development in the Connected Services organization across Ford Asia Pacific and is based in Ford's Asia Pacific headquarters in Shanghai, China.
Prior to joining Ford in 2013, Liu was a Senior Engineer for mobile app development and embedded system software development company and was one of the first android developers, working on android since the first android SDK release. He worked in TeleNav between 2007 and 2012, based in Shanghai, response for the mobile navigation development on various smart phone platforms. Prior to Telenav, he worked at Ricoh and was responsible for Ricoh's next generation scan and distribution system development.
Liu graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University in Shanghai in 2006, where he earned a Bachelor of Software Engineering.

Selvaganapathy Kaliamurthy

Selvaganapathy Kaliamurthy

An UX Engineer, Selvaganapathy enjoys coding CSS and Javascript. He is currently working as a Technical Leader with Cisco Systems (Video Technologies Group). An Invited Expert at W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) in HTML Working Group, Selvaganapathy is passionate about User experience, design and photography.

Harish Sivaramakrishnan

Harish Sivaramakrishnan

Harish is Vice President of Front End Engineering and UX at FreeCharge.in. Harish heads the UX, Design and the front end engineering teams that is building the next generation of products that redefine recharge and utility payment experiences across web and mobile platforms.
Previously, Harish worked as the User Experience / User Interface architect at Myntra.com. In this role, Harish was responsible for the entire client side user interface architecture across web and mobile offerings of Myntra.com. Harish also played an active role in conceptualising the future looking offerings of Myntra.com, working closely with the leadership across engineering and product management.

Prior to joining Myntra, Harish was a Developer Evangelist at Adobe Systems. In the evangelist role, Harish's responsibilities included evangelizing Web & Open Standards and Adobe's innovations in that space worldwide, Speaking at tech conferences, establishing strategic partnerships with existing customers and also identifying prospective partnership / evangelism opportunities.
He has previously held multiple positions in Engineering functions at Adobe.

Vijayan Someswaran

Vijayan Someswaran

Vijayan is a Mobile Application Lead (Application Developer) with Accenture, Bangalore and has over 14 years of industry experience. Vijayan has worked with various technologies from building Protocol runtime for Symbian devices (Nokia) to helping a retail industry with their mobile application development on iPhone and Android. Vijayan is passionate about exploring cross platform technologies (like Sencha Touch).

Madhan

Madhan

Madhan is a Business Analyst with Accenture Software. He has extensively worked on enterprise solutions, with over 9 years of working knowledge on CRM applications. He has worked with some of the top enterprise solution providers and has been part of global CRM implementations. The industries include financial services, consumer goods and services. During his tenure with Accenture, he has played a key role in some of the global implementations and is now part of the product engineering team, playing a key role in defining and shaping the product road map for mobile and web solutions.

Vijay Krishna

BS Vijay Krishna

Vijay is the Digital Testing lead here at India, and is responsible for driving innovation, creation of assets and capabilities within Accenture to build, integrate, test and deliver testing solutions across Mobility, Interactive and Analytics. Until recently he has been the Offering Lead for Mobility Test Services. In this role, he has led several strategic assignments in consulting and delivery to leading Operators, OEMs and Semiconductor clients. He has been the Architect of the Accenture Integrated Mobile App test lab that helps clients across industries ensure development to deployment testing at faster time-to-market and low total cost of ownership. Vijay brings over 15 years of experience in various roles including strategy, product management, consulting, solution architecture, offerings, new business development, customer delivery and partner.

Debashis Pramanik

Debashis Pramanik

Debashis Pramanik leads Digital Security capabilities in India. He is also a subject matter expert in the areas of security, privacy and compliance. He has 20 years of experience as technology adviser and strategy analyst for emerging digital trends and transformations. His functional expertise includes business development, software products offerings creation, technology advocacy and strategy analysis.

Anwar Athar Khan

Anwar Athar Khan

Anwar Athar Khan is a Mobility Architect at Accenture Digital. He has over 12 years of experience in design and development of end to end enterprise mobile applications. Having earlier worked on GPS technology, he was an owner of Landmarks application on Nokia phones during Symbian days. His key technology experience is developing applications on MFC , Win32 during old days and design & development of end-to-end mobile application including HTML5 and J2ee based server side implementation.

Mohan Mahamkali

Mohan Mahamkali

Mohan Mahamkali is a Mobility Architect at Accenture Digital. He has over 10 years of experience in design and development of signature mobile apps for various Telecom Companies, Retail Groups, Financial Institutions & Net Suite ISV's across globe. His key technology experience includes Cross-platform, Android, Java ME, and Embedded Java from client side development front and various key frameworks around Java EE in enterprise arena. Apart from his interest in mobile and enterprise architectures, he is passionate about virtual machine architectures, pervasive, cloud, and grid computing.

Srivas Ramgopal

Srivas Ramgopal

Srivas is Business Development Lead for Accenture Digital. He joined Accenture in May 2010 and is a key member of the Accenture Mobility Product Offering Development group under Digital. Along with Business Development Srivas also leads Sales for Accenture Digital in India and is a key contributor to sales enablement with specialization in Mobility. In his current role, Srivas is responsible for business development and also for technology marketing. Srivas hosts multiple clients across multiple industries for visits & value/vision workshops , focusing on mobility, the business value that mobility provides and the potential strategies that clients should adopt to transform their business. His areas of expertize include - Mobility App development, Connectivity based Embedded software development (WLAN, USB protocol stack etc.), Sales and Business Development in Mobility.

Dhananjay Nath

Dhananjay Nath

Dhananjay is a Senior Manager &Developer evangelist for Vodafone, currently handling the Direct To Customer portfolio & the Service Delivery Platform. During his 13+ year stint within the Telecom domain, he has had a hands-onexperience spanning across verticals including Corporate Marketing, VAS, Retail Business Development,Sales, & Client Servicing. Prior to this, he washandling Mobile VAS conceptualization & business development for genres including Social Networking, Mobile Entertainment, and Contests& Premium Lifestyle products across traditional platforms. (VOICE,SMS,USSD)

In his previous stint with Vodafone Mumbai, Dhananjay a core member of the Retail Sales & Marketing Team handling the Vodafone Stores & Vodafone Mini Stores.

Balagopal K S

Balagopal K S

Backed with extensive years of hands-on experience in Mobile application development, Balagopal, a former Technology Expert at Nokia, Developer Champion and now managing Emerging Market Apps stores & Developer program at Vodafone Group, brings with him deep insights and expertise in the development of compelling applications for the mobile space. Engaging mobile application developers is his work, passion and hobby. On the personal front, he cools off by listening to music and enjoys long drives. Bala, having his own community and network of developer friends is a storehouse of solutions and a sure bet to extend your network.

Suneet Kumar Garg

Suneet Kumar Garg

Suneet joined Accenture in Oct. 2011 as an Oil & Gas SME with the Global Energy BPM Consulting Team and is a Sr. Manager within the IDC Resources Group based out of Mumbai. He is an SME in Energy – Upstream, Midstream (Gas), Downstream, Capital Projects and EPC. In his client facing roles, Suneet‘s focus is on helping companies realize value out of their investments in IT portfolio by aligning their Business Strategy with IT Strategy and increasing their ability to deliver differentiated value to shareholders and customers. Suneet has over 23 years of experience in Energy BPM consulting, Business Transformation, Operations Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Benefits Realization Mgmt. Suneet is also an Author for the to be released BABOK V3.0 by IIBA, Canada.

Harish Menon

Harish Menon

Harish Menon joined Akamai in 2009 and currently is the Head of the Web Experience Product line across Asia Pacific & Japan; which is responsible for technologies that help organizations have high-performing, secure, and personalized web experiences on any device, anywhere. In his current role, Harish Menon is responsible for identifying and executing key product initiatives to grow Akamai’s Web Experience products portfolio in APJ, which includes initiatives and innovations in both the consumer web space and the enterprise cloud area.

Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva

Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva

An Engineering Manager at Yahoo!, Gurpreet has around thirteen years of experience in developing large scale web and mobile applications. He is a Yahoo technical trainer for mobile and web technologies. He has extensive experience in building mobile/web based systems from grounds up with proven track record of delivering high quality projects in a timely manner. Gurpreet completed his MS Software Engineering from BITS Pilani.

Pinal Dave

Pinal Dave

Pinal Dave is a Pluralsight Developer Evangelist. He has authored 15 Pluralsight Courses and 11 SQL Server database books and have written over 3000 articles on the database technology on his blog. Along with 11+ years of hands on experience he holds a Masters of Science degree and a number of certifications, including MCTS, MCDBA and MCAD (.NET). His past work experiences include Technology Evangelist at Microsoft and Sr. Consultant at SolidQ.

Giridharan Somaskandan

Giridharan Somaskandan

Giri is a Development Architect working in SAP Labs India. He has more than 10 years of IT experience and also worked in a start up as Head of Products Division at Singapore which focused on SAP implementations in SEA regions. Giri also worked with most of SAP MaxAttention customers in India and delivered RSLF services.

Rishi Ahuja

Rishi Ahuja

Rishi Ahuja is a Senior Consultant at Xebia. He has received a B.Tech. degree in Computer Science. He has been active in the area of Continuos Delivery and Integration Engineering for the past 6 years. His international experience includes projects and consultancies in Americas, Belgium, Netherlands, India. His current area of interest involves in creating continuous delivery solutions for different platforms across different ecosystems.

Lohith

Lohith G N

Lohith works as a Technical Evangelist with Telerik in India. He has a industry experience of 14 years in building Web/Windows/SOA based Applications on Microsoft Platform. He has been awarded as 'Most Valuable Professional (MVP)" by Microsoft Corp for his expertise in ASP.NET/IIS. He is one of the community leads for Bangalore DotNet User Group (BDotNet) and regular speaker in local UGs.

Benu Mariantony

Benu Mariantony

Benu is a detail-oriented Senior SAP Technical Consultant with over seven years of experience in SAP HANA, SAPUI5, FIORI, ABAP (including the new features of 740), ABAP on HANA, ABAP Objects, ABAP - Webdynpro, Gateway Services (ODATA), HR-ABAP, Interfacing, ABAP XML Processing (XSLT, Simple Transformations, ODATA and JSON) and upgrade. Skilled in both the "object" and the "classical" sides of ABAP stream, Benu's focus is centered on dynamic programming, design, optimization, and performance tuning.

Pranab Punj

Pranab Punj

Pranab is an industry veteran with over 13 years of global experience across digital media & entertainment ecosystem. He has held senior level positions in brand management, product & general management, across premier MNC’s & Indian conglomerates.
Pranab is currently working as an Associate Vice President (AVP), Global Marketing at Vserv. In this role, Pranab is responsible for driving Vserv’s global marketing endeavors, brand positioning, PR, events and digital marketing. As a part of the senior leadership team, he plays a key role in devising and implementing Vserv’s marketing strategy for a diverse global target audience incorporating marketers, telecom operators and app publishers.

Prior to his current assignment, Pranab was working as the Director of Digital Media at Viacom 18. Pranab was responsible for driving marketing and managing the web business. In the past, Pranab was also associated with Turner Broadcasting Systems and in building multiple award winning brand “Zapak” across platforms.
Pranab’s contribution to this field has been acknowledged and he has been rewarded by the industry in the form of several notable awards that include "Best Digital Marketing Professional" at Mobbys, "Digital Media Campaign of the Year" at CMO Asia, amongst others. He is a post graduate in management from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune.

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