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Digital Summit 2006 set to unfurl in Mumbai

17-January-2006
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Digital Summit 2006 set to unfurl in Mumbai

The two-day long Digital Summit 2006 is all set to unfold from January 17, 2006 where top online honchos will discuss and debate on the issues concerning the rapidly growing Internet and wireless sector in India.

The Summit will be inaugurated by Minister of Communications & Information Technology, Dayanidhi Maran. He will also announce a new initiative called ‘E-secure Seal’ that will help increase confidence of both retailers and customers on financial transactions conducted on e-commerce websites.

The eminent speakers and panelists lined up for the Summit reflect tremendous industry support towards the Digital Summit. Some of the speakers include Neville Taraporewalla, Country Head, Yahoo India; Mahendra Swarup, CEO, Indiatimes; Ajit Balakrishnan, Chairman & CEO, Rediff; Captain G R Gopinath, MD, Air Deccan; Ashutosh Srivastava, CEO, GroupM, South Asia; Harsh Roongta, Founder and CEO, Apnaloan; Raj Nayak, CEO, NDTV Media Ltd; Ravi Kiran, CEO, Starcom Media Vest Group, South Asia; Rohit Mull, Managing Director, Tata AIG; and V Ramani, CEO, Media Turf, among others.

Speaking on the expectations from the Summit, Yahoo India’s Taraporewalla said, “Stakeholders and players of this industry will discuss about the coming of age of the Internet and wireless sector in India. All the industry leaders will also share their experiences in this field. One of our main objectives is to create more awareness to push the medium in the next year or two.”

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