Shangri-La Bengaluru
June 21
Shangri-La Bengaluru
June 21
About the Event

India Tech Leaders Conclave 2024 is India’s most exclusive, highly curated gathering of the top tech visionaries and leaders who are the architects of India’s exponential technological advances and scale.

This premier event will bring together 200 of India’s top CTOs, Chief Product Officers, Chief Data Officers, CISOs, and other senior tech and product leaders to share their journeys, insights, and collectively envision and deliberate the next five years of technological advancements and innovations in India.

Themes

Innovating Tomorrow:
Leadership in the Age of Digital Transformation

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What the day entails
Journeys and experiences at India Tech Leaders’ Conclave 2024
Thought Leadership

Sessions featuring the journeys and experiences of India's leading tech visionaries, providing unique insights and learnings.

An Exclusive Gathering

A carefully selected group of top tech executives, ensuring a high-quality and impactful networking and knowledge-sharing experience.

Collective Action

Deliberations on the collective actions needed to drive the tech ecosystem forward, fostering a sense of community and shared purpose.

Future Shaping Discussions

Collaborative debates and discussions on the future trajectory of tech in India, identifying what is working well and what needs improvement.

Thought Leadership

Sessions featuring the journeys and experiences of India's leading tech visionaries, providing unique insights and learnings.

An Exclusive Gathering

A carefully selected group of top tech executives, ensuring a high-quality and impactful networking and knowledge-sharing experience.

Collective Action

Deliberations on the collective actions needed to drive the tech ecosystem forward, fostering a sense of community and shared purpose.

Future Shaping Discussions

Collaborative debates and discussions on the future trajectory of tech in India, identifying what is working well and what needs improvement.

Thought Leadership

Sessions featuring the journeys and experiences of India's leading tech visionaries, providing unique insights and learnings.

An Exclusive Gathering

A carefully selected group of top tech executives, ensuring a high-quality and impactful networking and knowledge-sharing experience.

Collective Action

Deliberations on the collective actions needed to drive the tech ecosystem forward, fostering a sense of community and shared purpose.

Future Shaping Discussions

Collaborative debates and discussions on the future trajectory of tech in India, identifying what is working well and what needs improvement.

A Few notable Speakers
Pramod Varma
CTO, EkStep Foundation, Co-founder, FIDE & ex-Chief Architect, Aadhaar & India Stack
Rahul Chari
Co-founder & CTO, PhonePe
Geetha Manjunath
Founder & CEO, Niramai
Raghu Krishnananda
CPTO, Myntra
Saurabh Tiwari
CTO, PolicyBazaar
Sanjay Mohan
Group CTO, MakeMyTrip
Rohan Khara
CPO, BharatPe
Rajesh Ramdas
Senior Director - Field Engineering, Databricks
Ashwin Sekar
Chief Product & Technology Officer, InCred
Todd Greene
CEO, PubNub
Shivaarti Bajaj
Founding Managing Partner, RSD Bajaj Global
Shivir Chordia
MD, Couchbase India & Saarc
Aveekshith Bushan
VP, APJ, Aerospike
Ankur Pal
Chief Data Scientist, Aplazo
Karan Mehta
Founder & Chief Technology officer, Pay With Ring
Rahul Tyagi
Co-founder,
Safe Security
Debasis Bhattacharya
Head Customer Engineering - Digital Natives Business, Google Cloud India
Bhanu Jamwal
Head of Presales and Solution Engineering, APAC, PingCAP
Indicative Conversations
01
Building tech stacks for hyperscale

Discover advanced strategies for creating robust tech stacks that can effortlessly handle India scale. Learn from real-world lessons about optimising performance, maintaining flexibility, and ensuring seamless scalability to meet dynamic demands.

02
The path to Mainstream AI in India

Explore the journey of integrating AI into mainstream applications in India. Discuss practical approaches, challenges, and opportunities that tech leaders face while driving AI innovation and adoption across various industries.

03
Deliberating a new world of data protection

Navigate the complexities of managing data in a new era of data protection. Understand emerging regulations, cutting-edge technologies, and best practices that product and tech leaders can implement to safeguard data and maintain regulatory compliance.

04
Building on digital public infrastructure for India scale

Dive into strategies for architecting scalable tech stacks leveraging Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) in India. Explore key considerations, best practices, and real-world insights on developing robust DPI solutions that drive innovation and enhance services for a billion people.

05
Ensuring security in the age of hyper-connection

Examine strategies for maintaining security in an increasingly connected world. Learn about advanced security frameworks, threat detection, and mitigation techniques that tech leaders can employ to protect their organisations from cyber threats.

06
Deciphering the DNA of the 1% engineer

Uncover the traits and skills that define top-performing engineers. Gain insights into their motivations, problem-solving methodologies, continuous learning practices, and innovative mindsets that drive exceptional performance and technological breakthroughs.

07
Delivering seamless user experiences with design thinking

Harness the principles of design thinking to create intuitive and engaging user experiences. Explore techniques for user-centred design, iterative development, and building products that delight users and drive business success.

08
Navigating the future of quantum computing

Delve into the transformative potential of quantum computing. Understand its implications for various industries, current advancements, and how tech leaders can prepare their organisations to leverage this wave.

09
Leveraging big data for strategic decision making

Transform data into actionable insights with advanced big data strategies. Learn how to collect, analyse, and interpret data to inform strategic decisions, optimise operations, and gain a competitive advantage in the tech landscape.

10
Innovating with AI Ethics and Responsible AI Development

Lead the charge in ethical AI development. Discuss the importance of transparency, fairness, and accountability in AI systems, and explore strategies for developing responsible AI that benefits society and minimises risks.

Shangri-La Bengaluru
June 21
Agenda

10:15 AM - 10:25 AM

Opening ceremony and keynote address

Shradha Sharma, Founder-CEO, YourStory

10:25 AM - 10:30 AM

Scale for India Powered by Akamai

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Keynote | Scale for India - Powered by Akamai

Bharat and Beyond: Building products at scale

Rahul Chari, Co-founder and CTO, PhonePe

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

Fireside Chat | Scale for India - Powered by Akamai

Demystifying the science of personalisation for a billion Indian buyers

Raghu Krishnananda, Chief Product and Technology Officer, Myntra
Moderator : Shradha Sharma, Founder & CEO, YourStory Media

11:25 AM - 11:55 AM

Panel Discussion

Innovating at the edge for scale and resilience

Sanjay Mohan, Group CTO, MakeMyTrip
Saurabh Tiwari, CTO, PolicyBazaar

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

Keynote | Scale for India - Powered by Akamai

Dual Mastery: Balancing cost efficiency & innovation

Todd Greene, CEO, PubNub

12:20 PM - 12:35 PM

Fireside Chat | Scale for India - Powered by Akamai

The seal of approval: Personal Loan Landscape in India

Karan Mehta, Founder & Chief Technology officer,Pay With Ring
Moderator : Shivani Muthanna, Director - Strategic Partnerships & Content, YourStory Media

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Panel Discussion | India’s Tech Renaissance

The GenAI pie: What’s cooking in the oven?

Prasanth MLNPP, VP - Growth & Strategy, Exotel
Bhanu Jamwal, Head of Presales and Solution Engineering, APAC, PingCAP
Moderator : Rishabh Mansur, Head, Community, YourStory Media

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Fireside Chat | India’s Tech Renaissance

Leading change: Innovations for the global tech stage

Rohan Khara, CPO, BharatPe
Moderator : Shivani Muthanna, Director - Strategic Partnerships & Content, YourStory Media/Aplazo

2:50 PM - 3:15 PM

Fireside Chat | India’s Tech Renaissance

Women in tech, policy, data: Code to shattering the glass ceiling

Geetha Manjunath, Founder and CEO, Niramai
Shivaarti Bajaj, Founding managing partner, RSD Bajaj Global
Moderator : Ipsita Basu, Director Creative Content, YourStory Media

3:15 PM - 3:25 PM

TEA BREAK

3:25 PM - 3:55 PM

Panel Discussion | Data in the age of AI - Powered by Databricks

GenAI as a strategic lever for enabling data-driven decisions

Ashwin Sekar, CPTO, InCred Financial Services
Rajesh Ramdas, Senior Director -Field Engineering, Databricks
‍Moderator : Ipsita Basu, Director Creative Content, YourStory Media

3:25 PM - 3:55 PM

FIRESIDE CHAT | Data in the age of AI - Powered by Databricks

GenAI as a strategic lever for enabling data-driven decisions

Ashwin Sekar, CPTO, InCred Financial Services
Rajesh Ramdas, Senior Director -Field Engineering, Databricks
‍Moderator : Ipsita Basu, Director Creative Content, YourStory Media

4:10 PM - 4:25 PM

Fireside Chat | Data in the age of AI - Powered by Databricks

AI's data appetite: Can traditional strategies keep up?

Shivir Chordia, Managing Director,Couchbase India & Saarc
Moderator : Shivani Muthanna, Director - Strategic Partnerships & Content, YourStory Media

4:50 PM - 5:05 PM

Fireside Chat | Data in the age of AI - Powered by Databricks

How AI is Transforming Financial Services

Ankur Pal, Chief Data Scientist, Aplazo

5:40 PM - 6:00 PM

Panel Discussion | Fortifying India's Infra

Growing with guardrails: Security in high-scale biz

Rahul Tyagi, Co-founder,Safe Security
Moderator : Ramarko Sengupta, Senior Editor, YourStory Media

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Panel Discussion | Fortifying India's Infra

Digital Public Infrastructure: The road ahead for India

Pramod Varma, CTO, EkStep Foundation, Co-founder, FIDE & ex-Chief Architect, Aadhaar and India Stack
Moderator : Shradha Sharma, Founder & CEO, YourStory Media

7:00 PM - 7:20 PM

Awards night

Partners
(POWERING PRODUCT TRACK AT SCALE)
(Powering Data & AI track)