Cochin: Kerala has long been the most literate state in the country and its first digital state. For more than 125 years, Manorama has been catering to Keralites’ never ending thirst for news and views from across the globe.
In sync with the widening needs of today’s cosmopolitan Keralites, the company expanded its cross platform electronic media foot print with ManoramaOnline’s (awarded the Best News Website in the World by WAN-IFRA) Android and iOS platforms, which provide immersive and content rich apps.
ManoramaOnline now has become a home to Keralites across the globe. To commemorate its two decades of existence, ManoramaOnline is hosting a Digital Summit in Kerala, Techspectations 2016.
Techspectations will offer a platform for technology czars to elaborate on the 5-spoked wheel that runs the digital scene today – Digital, Social, Mobile, Video and Start-ups. Skyline Builders is the title sponsor, Adobe features as the gold sponsor while HiFx is the technology partner. AWS Activate, Ideamine, AKAMAI, Mobile10X and YouTube are the associate sponsors. The event is ably supported by Uber as the mobility partner, Popular Hyundai as the travel partner and Hotel Crowne Plaza as the official hospitality partner.
Mr. Bikram Bedi (Country Head – India, Amazon Internet Services), Mr. Umang Bedi (MD – India & South Asia, Facebook), Mr. T K Kurien (Executive Vice Chairman, Wipro Limited), Mr. Satya Raghavan (Entertainment Head – YouTube) and other stalwarts of digital, social, mobile, video and start-up sphere will provide insights on media business and its future.
The digital summit will feature eminent speakers from the digital ecosystem like Mr. Kiruba Shankar (CEO, Business Blogging), Mr. Shan Kadavil (Co-founder – FreshToHome), Mr. Mustafa P C (CEO, iD Fresh Foods), Mr. Vinod Krishnan (Head – Business Development (South), Amazon Internet Services), Ms. Vasuta Agarwal (VP & GM, India – InMobi), Mr. Nitin Nair (General Manager – Uber India), Mr. Burhanuddin Pithawala (South India Head – OYO Rooms), Mr. Sourabh Pandit (Head – Digital Marketing Specialist & Alliances Team – Adobe), Mr. Vijay Kolli (Head of Mobile Strategy & Market Development APJ – Akamai), Mr. M. Sivasankar IAS (IT Secretary, Govt. of Kerala), Mr. K V Abdul Azeez (Chairman & MD, Skyline Builders), Mr. Vijay Babu (Film Actor / Co-founder – Friday film house), Mr. Abish Mathew (Youtuber / Stand-up Comedian), Ms. Archana Kavi (Vlogger / Film actress), Mr. Sudev Nair (Film / Web Series actor), Mr. Shouneel Charles (Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, NDTV Convergence).
Techspectations 2016 will be held on November 19 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cochin.