A Summit Dedicated to New Experiences of Digital Video in India

Organized by Dveo Media

18th May – 2017

Taj Lands End, Mumbai


Prajakta Koli

You Tube Sensation (MOSTLY SANE)

Prajakta Koli, also known as MostlySane, is a radio jockey turned YouTuber. From the age of 9, she wanted to become a radio jockey and everything she did was focused on achieving that goal. However, things didn’t go as planned and after reaching her boiling point she decided to give YouTube a try. It has been over 18 months and 180 videos and she hasn’t looked back since.

Prajakta is one of India’s fastest growing YouTubers with a subscriber base of over 134,000. She was also among the top 10 biggest independent YouTube creators in 2016. The quintessential girl next door, Prajakta’s videos are a comical take on everyday life’s mundane things that people usually ignore. Prajakta has represented YouTube at various levels, the highlight being her performance at last year’s fanfest. She was the first creator for whom YouTube Space Mumbai hosted a special MostlySane themed meet & greet. With a combination of how-tos and types-of videos, Prajakta holds the mirror to urban India.

Jayvijay Sachan

Standup Comedian / Mimicry Artist / Youtuber

Jayvijay Sachan is a comedian, mimicry artist, actor and entertainer by profession besides being a famous You Tuber – He is a live example of a self-made man. It is his sheer talent and hard work that helped him pave his way from Lucknow to the city of dreams, Mumbai. Jayvijay worked as a Radio Jockey, a broadcast manager and a News Anchor before being famous worldwide as a Mimicry Artist and a Standup Comedian.

Having started his stand-up comedy acts since college, Jayvijay earned a lot of acclaim and awards for his humorous acts in IIT Kanpur and Amity Lucknow and became the winner in Lucknow Mahotsav for 3 consecutive years. His biggest achievement that brought him to the limelight was in 2014 When he qualified as a semi-finalist in Colors TV’s “India’s GotTalent” being the only standup comedian to reach so far in all 7 seasons of the contest. Since then, Jayvijay has never looked back and has been carving his way ahead to more success and perfection.

He has made many memorable appearances on National TV Channels and digital platforms including SAB TV’s ‘Great Indian Family Drama’ Zoom TV’s ‘Saal bawaal’, and ‘India’s digital superstar’ where he took the audience by storm. He recently appeared on Zee TV’s ‘Yaaron ki baarat’ where he did ShahRukh Khan’s mimicry in front of King Khan himself. This particular act was greatly appreciated by audiences in India and overseas. ShahRukh Khan complimented saying that Jayvijay could say his dialogues even better than him. He went on to praise him and said that after watching Jayvijay mimic him, his search for his dubbing artist got over.

After doing live shows, TV shows, and Youtube videos, he is going to be seen on the silver screen in his debut movie, titled ‘Pagalpanti’ that he shot for recently in Fiji Island. That’s him Jayvijay Singh Sachan– the man who mimics more than 200 voices with utmost accuracy and perfection.

Shabir Momin

Managing Director & CTO – Zenga TV

Shabir is a young, successful entrepreneur and a professional with an excellent track record in Mobile VAS, mobile media and telecommunications Mr. Momin has held several positions before founding Zenga. He has been the Asia Head for a technology innovation company called Picsel Technologies (UK) and Sentac Inc. (USA). He has also been CEO Asia for I-Connect Inc., a U.S. based MNC, an operation comprising more than 9000 seats working out of the Asia Pacific region. His current venture, Zenga, primarily comprises ZengaTV (one of its kind mobile TV services with live streaming and exclusive content like Colors, MTV, having a monthly average viewership of 30+ million user views).

Shabir is also the founder of Fun2shoot and has architected the technology and believes that this is the future of videos. He has also co-founded, One Digital Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, India’s largest YouTube MCN. Shabir Momin recent launched OneAxcess, a ‘unique platform’ that is aimed at revolutionizing the Digital Video Industry by allowing creators to create and publish the mobile app in real time and publish across major platforms such as Google play store, iOS apps store and Windows mobile store.

Amongst his achievements, he has been the youngest CTO in the Asia Pacific region at the age of 21 for the US based MNC pioneering in the CRM business and ranked 2nd in the world after Seibel. He has designed, deployed and managed many high-end data centers in India. Mr. Momin has successfully strategized the entry/ launch of new technologies not only in the Indian market but also around the world. Having held several top management positions, he is a dynamic individual who specializes in taking a product, technology or concept to a new market in the most innovative way and ensures its success.

Shreyas Rao

Business Head – News Revenue at News Corp VC Circle

Shreyas has 17+ years of intensive brand monetisation experience across platforms and media in the APAC region. Strong exposure to diverse business functions and growing revenues in different competitive contexts. He is a specialist in brand solutions across multiple genres like kids, general entertainment, general news, infotainment and youth. Adept at building, executing and scaling IP’s across various media businesses he has worked on global media brands such as HBO, CARTOON NETWORK, WB, DISCOVERY NETWORKS and Indian leaders such as TIMES OF INDIA, NDTV. Shreyas has also worked with clients across top categories including FMCG, Auto, BFSI, E-Commerce, Travel & Hospitality etc.

Viraj Malik

Chairman / MD – PK Online Ventures

Viraj has experience in strategic business development which includes entrepreneurship experience within India and business development experience in Indian, European and US markets.He created internet based advertising/communication venture in 1996 in India with Percept Group, Played a key role in setting up commercial internet data center ventures in India for GTL and Enron(India). Joined Infosys Infrastructure outsourcing Business in 2002 and headed business development and Engagement Management activities for Europe based in London for 4 years, subsequently moved to NY to take responsibility for developing Infrastructure outsourcing business in key markets in the US.

His specialties: Online marketing. digital media, Business planning, Strategy Development and Execution, International Business Development, Offshore Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure Outsourcing, Marketing and Advertising.

Siddharth Anand Kumar

VP, Films-TV – Saregama

Siddharth Anand Kumar studied filmmaking in Hampshire College in Massachusetts, USA. He has worked as a Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, and Cinematographer in TV and Film since 1999. He has directed two films: Let’s Enjoy (2004) is a film about a Delhi farmhouse party, and Semshook (2010) is a coming of age story set in the Tibetan exile community. His TV projects include Seven and Khotey Sikkey by Yash Raj Films on Sony TV, and Mahabharat by Swastik Pictures on Star Plus, among many others; amounting to roughly 500 episodes of prime time TV. He is currently heading Film and TV for Saregama India Limited.

Sidharth Iyer

Digital Evangelist / Joint Secretary – Media & Entertainment Association of India

Sidharth Iyer is a young media professional, who has carved a niche for himself in the field of Media and Entertainment. Over the course of time, he has worked on numerous digital strategies thereby creating value for various brands at large. He constantly strives to deliver stellar marketing plans that propel the brand and its products towards success.

Currently with Redchillies.VFX, he is responsible for driving the entire digital and offline marketing efforts for the studio in a way that leads to increased engagement for its services and growth in generating leads for newer businesses. Sidharth is a self-driven strategist; constantly leveraging his in-depth understanding of products & the audience with his creative flair, in order to influence stakeholders that translate ideas into results and make a mark as a marketing specialist.

Brainstorming and conjuring new creative ideas and concepts that help a brand achieve an outstanding presence and recall value comes naturally to him. Primarily in a technology is driven age, Sidharth is armed with impeccable communication and management expertise, and his constant passion towards learning new things and drive to achieve the impossible allows him to take on leadership roles with great élan.

Having always believed in giving back to the industry, Sidharth is also part of evangelising efforts and associations that share his sentiments. He is the Joint Secretary with MEAI; Takes a chair on the Advisory Board of IIACFF and is also a Life Member of TASI.

Vinoth Chandar

CEO – ChuChu TV

Vinoth is the Founder, CEO & Creative Director of ChuChu TV Studios which owns a network of channels for kids in YouTube with millions of subscribers and billions of views. With a flair for music from his young age and with a family background in media, Vinoth and his team produce animated edutainment content for kids aged 0-6 yrs.

Within three years from the launch, ChuChu TV is now the NO.1 watched YouTube channel in Asia-Pacific for any category and in Top 15 most watched channels in the world.

Among some key ChuChu TV Stats for its channels:

  • ChuChu TV Nursery Rhymes – 5 million+ subscribers, 5 billion+ views
  • ChuChu TV Surprise – 1 million+ subscribers, 500 million+ views

Pranav Ashar

Founder & Chairman – Enlighten (VR)

Pranav Ashar is the CEO and founder of Enlighten. He is a pioneer in the field of created realities and creates original VR and MR content and gets the logistics together for the everyday running of Enlighten. He has already created and as well as organized showcases for VR experiences at Enlighten Centre at The Bombay Art Society amongst other venues. He attended the Master’s program in philosophy at the Unversity of Mumbai which he left during the final year to focus on Enlighten’s growth. Pranav started out by founding the Enlighten Society which has been bringing world cinema to Indian audiences for many years and which has now evolved into Enlighten created realities.

Viral Jani

Head of Entertainment & TV Partnerships India – Twitter

Manasi Sapre

Senior Director Head of Content India – Vuclip

Manasi Sapre is a senior media professional who has worked on strategic positions across Television and Digital media over the last 15 years. Manasi started her career in ETV Hyderabad where she produced several popular non-fiction shows. Moving to Mumbai in 2004- she worked in Kids programming at UTV’s Hungama TV – where she acquired programmes like Doraemon, Shin-Chan, Ninja Hattori – which still dominate the ratings after more than 10 years of being on air. She has been part of the core team at UTV broadcasting from 2006 and has been part of launching several successful channels like UTV Bindass, UTV Movies, UTV Action, UTV Action Telugu and UTV World Movies.

Manasi took a break in 2013 from the corporate world to pursue her two passions: writing and Wildlife. She finished a course in Biodiversity Management from the prestigious Bombay Natural History Society ( BNHS) in 2013. She wrote her novel Pune Murder Chronicles which was published in 2014 by RumourBooks and within 2 weeks topped the charts of Crossword Fiction Bestseller.

In 2014 She moved to the digital medium by joining LebaraPlay- the premium Subscription VOD platform for the NRI population in Europe, Australia, New Zeland and Canada, as a content head. There she cemented the position of LebaraPlay’s Tamil pack as the market leader across territories. Manasi moved to VIU- a premium technology and media company in July 2016 as a content head. At VIU she is responsible for content strategy, content programming, production of premium content and acquisitions. Launching shortly across Hindi and Telugu markets in April 2017- Manasi is responsible for introducing premium fiction productions presented by A-list industry leaders like Vikram Bhatt and Annapurna Studios. VIU’s Tamil pack will be launched soon with equally compelling names.

Her core specialty is defining brand and content strategy, identifying right content for the right target group, producing premium content, acquiring & localizing syndicated content.Manasi is an obsessive reader and animal lover. World Cinema and trekking are some of her other passions. She lives in Mumbai with her Husband Ronojoy and dog Myshkin. She read English literature at Jawaharlal Nehru University and got her MS in Media Studies from the University of North Texas. She hails from a small town on the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka- Sangli, where she completed her schooling.

Abhishek Joshi

Head Marketing & Analytics Digital Business – Sony Pictures Networks India

Abhishek Joshi is a media executive with over 15 years of Marketing, Analytics, business development and content partnerships, Strategy business planning and execution expertise spanning television networks, internet video, content distribution, Ad Agencies and brand licensing & marketing. A track record in building businesses, negotiating partnership deals and executing go to market strategies. A result oriented executive able to balance both commercial and creative objectives and lead multi-functional teams in fast paced corporate and start-up environments.

Currently, he is Vice President & Head of Marketing & Analytics, Digital Business @ Sony Pictures Networks India, which includes the freemium OTT platform, SonyLIV. He believes that digital media will redefine the consumer habits and create enormous value for the economy and society in the future.

A person with an eye for detail, he tries to maintain a right balance between his right brain and left brain.

Abhishek was awarded Digital Marketer of the Year, 2016. Abhishek’s work has been recognized and awarded at various prestigious events including Cannes Ad Festival, Clio and Goa Fest. Abhishek is an active member of AdTech, iMedia, DMAI, IAMAI and FICC.

He strongly believes and nurtures the spirit of teamwork, and is committed to the philosophy of enjoying every moment of the journey towards success, not the destination alone.

Dipankar Ghoshal

EVP Head of Content, Mobile Advertising & VAS – Vodafone

Reporting to Director- commercial, Dipankar has the responsibility to deliver on Innovation, develop new revenue streams and improve margins. Key drivers for growth being 1) Driving digital content strategy for Vodafone India and develop products in partnership with OTT/media/publishing companies & independent content creators. 2) Mobile advertising beyond traditional revenue: Customer analytics, digital ad-network and publishing. 3) Service delivery platform, API monetisation and seamless carrier billing features.

Alfeeya A Shaikh

Managing Director – MCN DIGITAL

Alfeeya leads MCN Digital, a leading production & an established integrated media content house in Dubai, involved in Content aggregation and TV Programmes Trading. Involved in film production, the company concentrates on rising and generating strong character-driven feature films that appeal to both the domestic and international market- producing original and fresh films that will maneuver all audiences.

MCN Digital is a globally renowned digital network with a focus on premium content in the utility, information and knowledge space. With close to 35+ YouTube channels across genres like food, entertainment, lifestyle, technology, gaming and news, the viewership reaches millions every month.

Nandini Mansinghka


Nandini is geared towards building businesses in the media and entertainment space and hunting for new alternative asset classes to invest in.

She is the Founder & CEO of @ The Booster Network, a new age media and entertainment company, obsessed with discovering, building and investing in new businesses, through the use of technology, transparency and information. Currently focused on Idyabooster and Digibooster.

She is also a Board Member@ Mumbai Angels, an angel network for start-ups in India. The previous positions she held include Board Member – TiE Mumbai, J.P.Morgan India- Investment Banking Research Group, Times of India Group- Corporate Strategy and new business incubations

Ajay Parge

Managing Director – DIGITAL ART VRe

Clyde DeSouza


Clyde DeSouza is VR Filmmaker, Speaker and Consultant. His non-fiction book, Think in 3D is well known with 3D filmmakers in Hollywood. His Scifi novel, MAYA, was published by Penguin | Randomhouse in 2015. Raised in different parts of the world, he is at ease in multicultural environments and loves interacting with people of diverse backgrounds, believing that holding on to tradition is over-rated, and a border-less, technology driven world is the future. Recent projects include masterclasses in Virtual Reality at Google MENA for Google’s partner agencies, speaking at Film Festivals and setting up collaborative Tech environments for Government and Educational Media institutions. He’s currently working on his second cinematic VR film, following the successful debut of Dirrogate – a short film that brings the graphic novel format to Virtual Reality. Dirrogate is the only independent VR film invited by Samsung to be hosted on their SamsungVR platform.

Sandeep Naug

National Sales Head – Culture Machine

Marked with a seasoned career as a media professional with over a decade in branded content solutions, Sandeep Naug, National Sales Head, Culture Machine, leads the way for Native, Social, and Programmatic creative for Culture Machine in India. Responsible for driving revenue and integrated new business including automated video content, native content, Inventory, Sandeep brings in-depth understanding of the dynamics of digital ecosystem and its implications to brand.

Saurabh Varma


With 20 plus years of experience in the Filmed Entertainment space; SAURABH VARMA is perhaps the only professional in Bollywood who’s worked in both the Creative side as a Film Writer-Director, as well as the Content side, as a Marketer, Distributor & Film Programmer. Saurabh has worked in senior-most positions in top Corporates including RELIANCE Entertainment as Chief Marketing Officer, in PVR as Vice President Marcom and in INOX as VP Film Distribution and Programming. He then left the commerce side of the business and wrote/directed films including MICKEY VIRUS & 7 HOURS TO GO and also marketed films including Saheb Biwi aur Gangster and the recently released biopic Poorna. He is also the chairman Events for Indian Film and Television Directors Association (IFTDA)

Saurabh Varma has been a part of marketing & releasing more than 500 films in almost all languages of the country. He has recently delved into Content Creation for the OTT space where his last short web-flick LONELY GIRL starring Riya Sen received more than 2.5 million views. Saurabh not just develops, designs and creates content but he also designs its marketing strategy, posters, thumbnails etc. He presently has more than half a dozen Web Flick Concepts ready to be launched in the digital space.

Gaurang Shah

VR Technologist – 360VRX

A pioneer in his own right, Gaurang Shah is a self-made, dynamic individual who’s core calling lies in adopting evolving technologies and concepts, to market it in the most innovative ways in order to ensure its success!

He setup “Electronic Arts India Pvt Ltd” in 1987; an animation studio, that catered to the Television Industry. His studio produced animations for over 2500 TV Commercials till 2004. He also created animations for the pioneers of Film Industry such as Shyam Benegal, Shekhar Kapur, Ronnie Screwwala and Kailash Surendranath.

Responsible for starting one of the first Digital Non-Linear Post production studios in 1996 at South Mumbai, he catered to the leading Advertising Agencies and Film makers. He has seen the transformation of the Video Post Production and VFX industry from its nascent days to what it is now.

In 2004, he setup Event Logic as a personalised event management company for one of his clients – Hindustan Unilever. During this time, he hired the best media professionals, stage talent, designers, creative writers and sound, light, stage technicians to deliver enthralling events with zero error.

In 2016, he founded 360VRX, a Virtual Reality Content Creation Studio. With the main aim of discovering and bringing the best VR experiences, he achieves this through the cross-pollination of various available technologies. Currently working towards bridging the gap between Games and Movies, he is focussed on repurposing the existing video content thru Gamification for interactive platforms.

Vivek Bhutyani

Founder and CEO of Lattu Kids

Vivek is Founder and CEO of Lattu Kids. Lattu Kids is India’s first pure play kids learning and entertainment firm and recently launched India’s first Kids Only OTT platform on Android and iOS. The current library of Lattu kids includes world famous characters like Talking Tom and Friends and Maya the Bee. The platform is focussed on enabling learning for kids centered around themes of exploration, enquiry, moral values which are missing in TV content today and need of the hour by all parents.

Vivek is an alumnus of IIM Bangalore and has more than 15 Years experience in IT, Telecom, Retail and Media Industries with expertise around Strategy, Retail Distribution, International Content Licensing, Managing P&L, Strategy. During his last role as head of Content Syndication for Star India, Vivek was instrumental in taking the network to new markets like Turkey and Latam, increased Star’s content reach into 75 countries, doubled Star’s syndication business by 100% and grew the International business by 3 times during his 2-year tenure. Prior to Star, Vivek used to head B2B & IT Retail business for Nokia mobiles for West and doubled Nokia’s West business in less than 2 years and was one of the global achievers awarded by the then Nokia CEO, Shivkumar.

Sunil Nair

Chief Operating Officer – ALT BALAJI

Sunil Nair is currently Chief Operating Officer at ALTBalaji responsible for Business Development, Alliances, Platform, Technology, Operations and Big Data Inference Engines.
Sunil setup the India’s first online video distribution platform – Nautanki.tv. He has held leadership positions in Reliance Jio, Star TV & OneChannel Media LLC. He is active in the startup circle as an advisor and mentor.

Sunil loves traveling, writes sporadically and enjoys single origin coffee. He has written a few books, been responsible for starting two literary movements – The Pune Lit Circle and The Mumbai Writers Cafe now called Caferati and was a research assistant for a doctoral Ph.D. thesis on the ‘Theatre of the Absurd’.

He is an avid storyteller, especially to his daughter who adores his ‘bed time stories’ that revolve around the adventures of a little girl call Tarakshi and her pet crow called Kaa. These stories are being currently converted into a series of books for parents of little kids.

He is usually found baking and cooking for his family in his spare time in order to unwind.

Yusuf Ansari


Dr Arif Ansari


Vivek Lath

Founder and CEO – Goquest Media Ventures

Vivek is the founder and CEO at Goquest Media Ventures, $5mn revenue integrated media company in content distribution and licensing of fiction, nonfiction programming, and reality formats. He has a B.E from Mumbai University and aM.S from the University of Southern California. Started a career with Cannondale Associates (Now Kantar Retail) in the US, a management consulting firm providing boutique services to Retail and CPG industry. Returned to India in 2007 and joined TataSky (2007-2008) in content acquisition and new business development. Vivek also worked with Cinergy Pictures, a film production and distribution venture of promoted by Madhu Mantena and Sheetal Talwar, managing all content licensing of films and television content.

Vivek is also an active Angel investor and a strong evangelist of media entrepreneurship in India.

Navdeep Aswal

Director-Sales – Accedo.tv

With Strong Experience in Mobility & Digital business, Navdeep is responsible for scaling the Video OTT business for partners & customers in Asia region with special focus on India. He believes that Video OTT business is in a very interesting phase & he is eager to leverage his experience to help carve OTT growth story by bringing best of Video experiences to India Market. Responsible for developing B2B OTT business for Accedo, he firmly believes that rich video experience is not only about enabling content but much bigger than that which lies in Segmented approach, understanding Consumer behaviour, flexible/Dynamic business model & keep transforming the viewing experience to next level.

Subodh Maskara

Founder – CinePlay

SUBODH MASKARA is the founder and chairman of Chhoti Production Company, a production company that focuses on disrupting the digital environment and creating content specifically for digital distribution. A graduate of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Subodh spent a couple of months as an investment banker, before realizing that entrepreneurship was his true calling. He then embarked upon a journey of a series of innovative ventures across various industries – consumer electronics, recycling, and textiles, among others. With a career as an entrepreneur spanning over 20 years, and a keen eye for innovation and a passion for fine arts, Subodh founded CinePlay to adapt and calibrate stories from theatre into feature films. The first catalogue of 20 titles is now available exclusively in India on Hotstar, globally on various international platforms, and numerous international airlines.

Ninad Chhaya

COO – WITS Interactive / Co-Founder and COO – GoPhygital

An entrepreneur and an avid gamer at heart, Ninad has over 20 years of experience in gaming and the interactive media space.

He is currently the COO of WITS Interactive, a DesignTech agency, and is also the CoFounder of GoPhygital, a VR, AR/MR focused venture.

Prior to joining WITS Interactive, Ninad held leadership roles at premium mobile apps and game development companies like Robosoft Technologies, Reliance Games, and Indiagames where he was instrumental towards their growth.

Over the past few years, Ninad has led development teams and worked closely with leading media and entertainment companies like Viacom18, Saregama, Hungama etc. to help them create some of their popular apps in the OTT space.

Ninad’s foray into gaming began when he co-founded Indiagames Ltd. [now a part of Walt Disney (India) Pvt. Ltd.] and played a key role in building the organization to become a leading global mobile game publisher in its early days.

In addition to app development, Ninad also has extensive experience in creating and publishing games across platforms and has several award-winning games to his credit.

Ninad is affiliated with associations like the NASSCOM Gaming Forum (NGF) and the FICCI Animation and Gaming Forum. He regularly speaks at conferences, both in India and internationally, on topics covering App Development, AR/MR, VR, and Gaming. At his day job, Ninad is a professional advisor to businesses in helping them formulate their Phygital strategies, and is a binge-watcher and semi-professional gamer in his spare time.

Rahul Krishnan

CTO Diagnal

“Rahul Krishnan is the CTO of Diagnal ( www.diagnal.com ), an OTT solutions provider empowering customers across the globe to create and launch next generation OTT products & businesses. He is responsible for driving continuous innovation with state of the art product offerings enabling Diagnal’s customers to CREATE an OTT business, KNOW insights through Big Data analytics, and ENGAGE with target audiences through campaigns & predictive recommendations.

Rahul has worked with some of the leading broadcasters, media houses and telco operators worldwide helping them to extend their content & services to various connected devices. Prior to Diagnal, he has held positions of Vice President & Solutions Architect in companies that handled systems integration & technology consulting services.”

Mayank Gandotra

Head – Business Alliance and Development (Gaana OTT) – TIMES INTERNET

Mayank is a Technology Enthusiast with experience of Business development in APAC, Europe and US markets. He is currently heading the VAS and Business alliances vertical for Gaana-OTT Music product. Previous to this he has worked with companies like Idea Cellular Ltd and OnMobile Global Ltd. Mayank is an expert in strategizing ways of monetization for digital set of business. He has been instrumental in driving digital marketing Strategies, Content Sales and innovating new and advanced ways for generating revenues from Subscriptions and Advertising space.

Awaneesh Mishra

International Sales – APAC & Africa – MOBITV

Awaneesh is an experienced Sales & Technology enthusiast with a demonstrated history of working in multiple disciplines of Engineering, Telecom VAS including Billing Systems, and the Media & Entertainment industry (OTT). He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Telecom, and presently leading Sales for MobiTV Inc. (International Division). He has had the opportunity to be part of the world’s largest True Multi-Screen OTT deployment (already Live) for a Telco.

Vishal T M

CEO – Videogyan

Vishal’s belief in the power of online video has helped the company to realize the opportunities in the new age media.

Videogyan – an idea just a few years back is now a prominent player in the online kids content space.

Exploring the trend and incorporating new technologies is one of the major outlooks in Videogyan. He believes that success in the media industry is all about understanding the pulse of the target audience and Videogyan just does that.

He and his partner have identified splendid talents, who can implement and generate exceptional ideas and thereby create contents that are of great quality.

Also, there are many aspects that go into creating success in Videogyan – they are – being true to our ideas and focussing on the essentials that motivate the organization to succeed.

Nevertheless, one of the company’s major strength is from its partners who help to spread our word around the globe.

In 2016 Videogyan has ventured into mobile applications and games for kids under the brand name “Kidzooly” and has clocked more than 3 million downloads for its apps.

Sudeep Lahiri


Sudeep heads the content & strategy for One Digital Entertainment – India’s largest Digital video & creators’ network. Sudeep and his team work on content creation, curation, designing digital content promotion strategies and brand solutions for the company’s extensive roster of clients. His deep knowledge of the digital ecosystem and relationships across different industries has helped hundreds of artists & creators to build their digital presence and enabled them to convert their passion into a successful business unit.

Prior to One Digital Entertainment, Sudeep has worked as the Head of National Music Programming for Big FM, Head of Radio Marketing at T-Series and has been instrumental in launching the largest Indian radio network in the US Humdesi Radioand was part of the core team that worked on launching the Spanish station for Sirius FM, the largest Spanish satellite radio station in the world.

Vineet Dhawan

CEO – Digital Convergence Technologies

Michael Sturm

Senior Director – Strategic Alliances and Channel Management – VERIZON DIGITAL MEDIA SERVICES

Michael Sturm is an expert in opening new revenue opportunities and to expand business into new markets. Sturm has successfully grown business for ADTECH/AOL and opened new markets in Europe, Middle East and APAC. In his position as Senior Director Strategic partnerships he focuses on the ongoing expansion for VDMS in Asia and the Pacific island nations. He has more than 15 years’ experience in selling online and marketing services. He provides dedicated skills and a trusted network for digital companies to expand into new markets.




Welcome by Deepak Ramsurrun, CEO – Dveo Media


Keynote Address – “Indian OTT Market Evolution”

By Sunil Nair, Chief Operating Officer – ALT Balaji


Panel 1 – Content strategies to boost the growth of OTT TV

Manasi Sapre – Head of Content India, Vuclip

Subodh Maskara –  Founder Chairman, CinePlay

Siddharth Anand Kumar – VP, Films-TV – Saregama

Sidharth Iyer – Digital Evangelist/ Joint Secretary MEAI (Media & Entertainment Association of India)


Coffee Break


Presentation 1: “Changing the way the world watches and the world’s only End to end solution”

By Vineet Dhawan, CEO  – Digital Convergence Technologies


Michael Sturm, Senior Director- Strategic Alliances and Channel Management – Verizon Digital Media Services


Panel 2 – Can OTT TV challenge traditional TV?

Sunil Nair – COO, ALT Balaji

Akash Banerji – Head of Marketing & Partnerships Voot – Viacom 18 Digital Ventures

Abhishek Joshi – Head Marketing & Analytics Digital Business, Sony Pictures Networks India

Vivek Bhutyani – Founder & CEO, Lattu Media

Subhashish Mazumdar – SVP IMCL (Hinduja Ventures)

Shreyas Rao – Business Head, News Revenue at News Corp VC Circle


Presentation 2: – “Winning the Race for Eyeballs using AI & Advanced Analytics”

By Dr Arif Ansari, CEO & Founder – Intuition Intelligence Inc.




Panel 3 – Personalization strategies & challenges to better engage viewers

Nandini Mansinghka – CEO & Founder, Digibooster

Saurabh Varma – Film Director/ Film Marketeer, Saurabh Varma Pictures

Ninad Chhaya – COO, WITS Interactive

Yusuf Ansari – COO, Intuition Intelligence


“OTT – Doesn’t It Grow Up Fast”?

By Navdeep Aswal Director-Sales in Accedo.tv


Panel 4 – How best to monetize with freemium and premium models

Shabir Momin – MD & CTO Zenga TV

Viraj Malik – MD PK Online Ventures

Viral Jani – Head Entertainment & TV Partnerships India, Twitter

Sandeep Naug – National Sales Head, Culture Machine

Mayank Gandotra – Head – Business Alliance and Development (Gaana OTT) – Times Internet


Coffee Break


Panel 5 – Telco’s video strategy & how deployment plans can boost OTT

Dipankar Ghoshal – EVP Head of Content, Mobile Advertising & VAS – Vodafone

Vivek Lath – MD GoQuest Media Ventures

Rahul Krishnan – CTO – Diagnal

Awaneesh Mishra – International Sales – APAC & Africa – MobiTV


Masterclass: “VR: A new revenue stream for OTT platforms”

By Clyde DeSouza – RealVision


Panel 6 – Are OTT players ready to immerse in VR contents?

Pranav Ashar – CEO & Founder Enlighten

Clyde DeSouza – VR Filmmaker/Partner Real Vision (Dubai)

Ajay Parge – Managing Director/Co-Founder, Digital Art VRe

Gaurang Shah – VR Technologist, 360 VRX


Panel 7 – YouTubers & online video business growth potential

Sudeep Lahiri – AVP Content & Strategies, One Digital Entertainment

Vinoth Chandar – CEO, ChuChuTV

Alfeeya Shaikh – Managing Director, MCN Digital

Jayvijay Sachan – Standup comedian/Mimicry artist/ You Tuber

Prajakta Koli – YouTube Sensation (MostlySane)


End of Summit


OTT is Today Revolutionizing the TV & Video Experience in the World while India is also Experiencing a Vibrant Stream of Initiatives in OTT Business


OTTv MUMBAI 2017 will provide the Platform for the Leaders in the OTT and Content Business in India to Debate on the Trends and Strategies for the Future of OTT Business


Join the About 160 Leaders and Executives in the OTT TV and Content Business


Discover the innovative technology solutions to better engage your subscribers and best suit their entertainment convenience


Gain from the knowhow and experience of the leaders and trend setters in the OTT Business in India and other dynamic markets


Interact with other executives in the OTT and digital video business to evaluate the success potential of your present and future strategies, and make the best of each other’s experience


Assess the new trends and opportunities in the market, optimize on the showcase of new technologies that will provide new experiences to customers


Meet the digital video community and explore new scopes of collaboration for growth, in an increasingly competitive market

  • OTT Today & Tomorrow
  • Content Strategy Trends
  • Monetization Opportunities
  • Personalization Strategies
  • OTT conquering TV audiences
  • Scope for Virtual Reality
  • Video Strategy of Telco’s
  • The online video market

Taj Lands’ End is ideally located in the queen of Mumbai’s Western Suburbs, Bandra. Known for its distinct character, diverse community, vibrant nightlife and shops, eateries and promenades, Bandra is a preferred gateway for the Indi-curious.

This luxurious five-star hotel is perched atop the Bandstand. From here, you are treated to dramatic views of the city’s stunning skyline and the emblematic Sea Link, as well as the historical Bandra Fort and the calming Arabian Sea.

South Mumbai comprising the city’s main business localities, tourist destinations, shopping and historical attractions is only a quick ride across the Sea Link. North Mumbai and Bandra-Kurla Complex are conveniently close, as are the domestic and international airports.



Don’t Miss This Summit On New Experiences of Digital Video

  • OTT Players
  • PAY TV Groups
  • Telcos (PayTV/OTT)
  • Media & Entertainment Groups


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  • Technology Suppliers & Others
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