After organizing six successful editions of the India Internet Day, The Indus Entrepreneurs, (TiE Delhi-NCR) is organizing the 7th‘India Internet Day 2018, themed: The Third Wave on 26th April 2018, at the Leela Ambience, Gurugram.
Speaking about the upcoming event, Geetika Dayal, Executive Director, TiE Delhi-NCR commented, “Over the last couple of years, Internet has taken huge leaps in terms of speed, availability, connectivity and has helped bring the world closer to everyone - whether it is to acquire information, drive change, connect continents, drive business or for entertainment the internet is essential to move forward. In fact, most start-ups depend entirely on the internet. At this year’s India Internet Day, we plan to discuss the same with the best minds and mentors of our country.”
This year’s India Internet Day will be graced by dignitaries like Ananth Narayanan (CEO, Myntra); Deep Kalra (Group CEO, MakeMyTrip); Satyan Gajwani (Vice Chairman, Times Internet); Dilip Asbe (MD & CEO, NPCI) among many other business heads and industry veterans talking on interesting topics such as “Evolution of Internet Economy in Key Global Markets”; “Elephant in the Room: Data & Security”.
With 400mn internet users, India is ranked second in the world and is rapidly going after acquiring the next 300mn users. Going forward it is essential we know who these users will be and what will their online behavior be like. With new technologies like AI, ML, connected cars, and smart homes disrupting the lives of people it will be interesting to know what else is in store for us.
Last year, India Internet Day was a big success. The entrepreneurs received mentoring from renowned industry professionals likeKalyan Krishnamurthy, CEO, Flipkart,Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO Ola Cabs,Mahesh Bhalerao, Android Partnerships Asia Pacific, Google amongst others who shared insights about the disruption caused in startup sector after demonetization.