By 2022, the global Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry is expected to reach $US 2.4 trillion with a rise in spending at 4.4% CAGR for the next four years. At the same time, Indian M&E industry will be $US 53,683 million in size by 2022. This growth is led by increasing disposable income, population and content consumption across formats.

The 8th Annual Media & Entertainment CIO Summit 2019, as always, will be an amalgamation of stakeholders from M&E fraternity to deliberate how the fiercely competitive, rapidly evolving, and transformation-oriented business ecosystem is compelling the organisations in this sector to follow the disruptive wave of convergence.

The 2-day summit will see participation from key sectors including integrated media houses, broadcast, animation, VFX, post-production, films, digital media, internet, mobile, OTT, advertising, newspapers on a common theme of “Creating Trust & Connections with Digital.”

About the event

Stalwarts from Media & Entertainment sector, including technology and strategy will be speaking on the most relevant topics at the 8th annual Summit this year.

Biren Ghose
Biren Ghose
CEO Technicolour India
Raman Kalra
Raman Kalra
Partner - M&E PwC
Biren Ghosh
Amrita Gangotra
Board Director ITyukt Digital Solutions
Sunil Nair
Sunil Nair
COO Alt Balaji
Sayed Peerzade
Sayed Peerzade
Group CIO Reliance Entertainment
Shivangi Nadkarni
Shivangi Nadkarni
CEO & Co-Founder Arrka
Avinash Jhangiani
Avinash Jhangiani
Founder & CEO Play2Transform
Arokia Nathan
Ajay Poddar
VP - Engineering Interactive India Pvt. Ltd. (Shaadi.com)
Ritu Madbhavi
Ritu Madbhavi
CIO Draft FCB Ulka Advertising
Subhamoy Chakraborti
Subhamoy Chakraborti
Head - IT ABP Pvt. Ltd.
Masthanaiah Cheekavolu
Masthanaiah Cheekavolu
Director - Production & Infrastructure Engineering & Enterprise IT Inmobi Technology Services
Sumit Malhotra
Sumit Malhotra
Vice President - IT Times Internet


Time Session Speakers
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM Arrivals and Registrations
12:30 PM - 12:40 PM Context Setting & Welcome Rahul Neel Mani, Editor, DynamicCIO.com
12:40 PM - 01:10 PM Summit Note: Designing Experiences for the Future Biren Ghose, CEO, Technicolour India
01:10 PM - 01:40 PM Partner Keynote: Lenovo India: Leading Digital Transformation Lenovo
01:40 PM - 02:45 PM LUNCH BREAK
02:45 PM - 03:15 PM Industry Keynote: Opportunities in M&E sector - Changing Role of a CIO in M&E Mini Gupta, Partner, EY India
03:15 PM - 03:40 PM Expert Session: 5G and Media & Entertainment Industry Amrita Gangotra, ITyukt Digital Solutions
03:40 PM - 04:00 PM Technology Session: Availability for the Always ON enterprise Amit Prasad, Director Sales, SAARC South, Veeam
04:00 PM - 04:45 PM Industry Panel Discussion: Staying Relevant in the New Digital Landscape Ram Sivakumar Iyer, Vice President - Content Operations & Revenue Assurance, UFO Moviez
Sumit Malhotra, Vice President - IT, Times Internet
Harmit Singh Malhotra, GM - IT, Republic World
Ajay Poddar, VP - Engineering, Interactive India Pvt. Ltd. (Shaadi.com)
Sridhar Raj, Founder, VentureIgnite

Ritu Madbhavi, CIO, Draft FCB Ulka Advertising
04:45 PM - 05:00 PM Tea Break
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM CXO Session: Digital Transformation and Monetizing the Content and Audiences Sunil Nair, COO, Alt Balaji
05:30 PM - 05:50 PM CIO Innovation Session: Driving Digital Transformation at Reliance Big Entertainment Sayed Peerzade, Group CIO, Reliance Entertainment
5:50 PM - 6:10 PM Technology Session  
06:10 PM - 08:30 PM FREE TIME
Time Session Speaker
07:30 AM - 10:00 AM Breakfast and Breakout Sessions
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Day 2 Industry Keynote: Getting Personal: Putting the Me in Entertainment and Media Raman Kalra, Partner - M&E, PwC
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Industry Panel Discussion: Monetizing the Content and Audiences: Can Technology Add a New Dimension? Panelists:
Sarbani Bhatia, Sr. VP - IT, Jagran Prakashan Ltd.
VV Jacob, GM - Systems, Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd.
Abhishek Gupta, Vice President - IT / CIO, Dish TV
Sudeep Jain, Group Head - Business & Commercial - IT & Telecom, Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd.
Gaurav Agarwal, Director Monetization, Go Daddy US

Muqbil Ahmer, Executive Editor, dynamicCIO
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM TEA BREAK
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Expert Session: Consumer Privacy in The Age of Transformation Shivangi Nadkarni, CEO & Co-Founder, Arrka
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Digital Transformation Workshop: Lego Workshop Avinash Jhangiani, Founder & CEO, Play2Transform

23-24 AUGUST 2019